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CACM UPDATES

The Exam Unit may issue CACM updates. Updates may include but are not limited to, additional questions, clarifications, and/or correction of errors. The Exam Unit will email the CACM candidates the CACM updates in a separate document. The Exam Unit integrates the CACM updates into the next CACM edition. The Exam Unit publishes the CACM Review textbook annually and makes it available for CACM candidates on January 15 of each year. 

The Certified Anti-Corruption Manager (CACM) candidates shall find below all the official updates about the CACM and its exam. If you have any questions, contact the Exam Unit. 

UPDATE: Certified Anti-Corruption Manager (CACM)

January 4, 2021

Effective July 1, 2021, the CACM exam questions content shall be updated to include essay questions. The number of essay questions shall be three: 5 points for each question.


The time of the exam will not change: it is 160 minutes. Also, the passing score of the exam shall not change: it continues to be 75%.

As a result, the total number of the graded questions of the CACM exam shall become as follows:

A. 100 multiple choice and true/false questions counting for 100 points

B. 3 essay questions counting for 15 points

The passing score of the CACM exam would be 86 points (75%).

The Exam Unit shall issue a detailed CACM update and provide examples about the essay questions that shall appear in the exam.

For more information about the CACM management credential, click here.

CACM Review Textbook 2021 ED.

December 14, 2020

The Exam Unit shall not issue a new edition of the CACM Review textbook in 2021. However, it will publish one or more updates during the first half of 2021. CACM candidates who shall sit for the CACM exam on or after July 1, 2021, shall be tested on the said updates. 

Registration to Schedule Sitting for the CACM via Zoom

December 13, 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Exam Unit of The AACI authorized proctoring the CACM Exam via Zoom starting September 1, 2020. CACM candidates who opt to sit for the CACM Exam proctored via Zoom shall contact the Exam Unit. 

CACM candidates must abide by the guidelines for sitting for the CACM exam via Zoom (Click here). Also, a CACM candidate should have received his Exam Authorization Letter (EAL) before scheduling his exam.

The Exam Unit of The AACI coordinates with third parties the CACM Exam scheduling process. The proctoring fee is not paid to The AACI; it is paid to the proctoring party. 

Currently, Tomorrow’s Advice Global s.a.l. , Beirut – Lebanon proctors the CACM Exam for CACM candidates residing in a country in Zone 1. 

If you are a resident of a country in Zone 2, the Exam Unit shall refer you to one of our authorized proctoring parties. 

Zone 1: Europe, Africa, The Middle East, India, Pakistan, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.

Zone 2: U.S.A., Mexico, Caribbean Countries, South America, New Zealand, Australia. 

Schedule Sitting for the CACM Exam via Zoom

Effective December 12, 2020, CACM Exam Path candidates who opt to sit for the CACM exam via Zoom are requested to register at the membership portal (https://theaaci.net).

  1. Login to your profile at the membership portal at https://theaaci.net
  2. Hoover on the main menu or touch on “CACM Exam Prep”
  3. Select from the submenu “Schedule CACM Exam Via Zoom”
  4. As a new event opens, register to schedule your CACM exam via Zoom
  5. Fill and submit the registration form.
  6. An authorized third party shall follow up with you so that you complete your registration process. 


Scheduling CACM Exam Via Zoom

August 26, 2020


The Exam Unit of The American Anti-Corruption Institute (AACI) provided more details about the CACM Exam proctored via Zoom (Read the announced details) CACM candidates who opt to sit for the CACM Exam proctored via Zoom shall contact the Exam Unit. Scheduling to sit for the exam proctored via Zoom shall start on September 1, 2020.

CACM candidates must abide by the guidelines for sitting for the CACM exam via Zoom. Also, a CACM candidate should have received his Exam Authorization Letter (EAL) before scheduling his exam.

CACM candidates who reside in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe may directly schedule their exam with Tomorrow’s Advice Global (TAG), Beirut – Lebanon. (Read more)

Proctoring the CACM Exam in Zoom: Exam Procedure and Conditions

July 13, 2020

CACM Exam Zoom Rules and Guidelines

Starting September 1, 2020, CACM candidates shall have the option to sit for the CACM exam proctored in Zoom. The AACI’s decision comes to adapt to the social changes and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Authorized testing centers, authorized proctors, and CACM candidates shall have access to Zoom and have their respective accounts. Zoom is available as an app on a smartphone and a desktop. When proctoring exams via Zoom, both the proctor and CACM candidates should use the desktop version rather than the app and need a webcam, microphone, and sound output via headset or earbuds, and a reliable Internet connection. The CACM candidate’s computer should have only one display. 

Click here to read the complete guidelines. 

For more information, contact the Exam Unit. 


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