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Applying for a City Job With Exams

Over 80% of City jobs require you to take an exam to be hired. Typically, you can apply to take an exam several months before the exam date. View DCAS’s application schedule to see which exams are open this month, and apply online via the DCAS Online Application System (OASys) or in person at one of our testing centers located in every borough.

To see upcoming exams for the entire year, view our annual exam schedule.

Applying for a City Job That Doesn’t Require an Exam

Some jobs working for the City of New York do not require you to take an exam. To see these jobs and apply, visit