Office of Indiana State Chemist

Metro Institute provides online computer-based testing services in Indiana for the Office of Indiana State Chemist. OISC proctored testing sites are located throughout the state. All persons desiring to hold a pesticide certification with the Office of Indiana State Chemist must contact Metro Institute to schedule a computer based exam.

Not registered to test?

If you have not already registered and been issued Testing ID number or have never tested at a computer based testing center please register now.
It fast and easy. Good luck!

Find a Testing Center

Metro has a testing center network conveniently located throughout Indiana.
You get  directions and print a map.
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Already registered to test?

If you have already registered and been issued an OISC Testing ID number and need to schedule or reschedule a test click the Schedule Now button below. It's fast and easy. Good luck!

Testing "Step-by-Step"

Testing Procedure:

1. Visit Metro Institute at to schedule or call 877-533-2900.

2. Payment ($55.00 per test ) may be Visa, MC, AX, or PayPal.

3. A 24 hour notice is required to schedule, or reschedule any exam. There is no charge to reschedule an exam with 24 hours notice.

4. Don't forget: You must bring your government issued photo ID to each testing session.

5. All exams are closed book. No cell phones, personal calculators (one will be provided), drinks or any other personal items will be allowed in the testing room.

Schedule a Test Online -

Schedule a Test by Phone - Call  "877-533-2900"

Test Study Materials - Click  "HERE

Helpful Testing Skills

1. You will have 60 to 90 minutes depending on the exam to complete each closed book examination. Most people complete each test in less than one hour. Therefore, take your time and read each question and each of the possible answers very carefully.

2. You may skip questions and return to them later. You may review any or all of the test as long as you have time remaining on the clock. If you forget to answer any questions before selecting the "Finish Test" button, you will receive one warning that you have unanswered questions. You may then answer those questions and then click the "Finish Test" button again to get your final score.

3. Test have between 50 to 90 questions each. If you pass you be given instruction about what to do next to complete the certification process. If you  receive a failing score then must re-schedule to take the test over again.

Passed the Test! What Next?

 If you have successfully completed the appropriate exams you may qualify for a license. However, you must first apply for a license from the Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC). The pesticide license application can be downloaded from the OISC website,, click on the pesticide home page. If you have a current license, it will be updated automatically. If you have any questions about your license, please contact the Office of Indiana State Chemist - Pesticides Program at 765-494-1492.

Reviewing Test Scores

When you complete your test, be sure and print your score sheet. You will be prompted by the computer to do this at the end of your testing period. If you passed your test, the score sheet is your written proof that you have passed that specific exam. Please review the BOLD text on your score sheet for licensing information. If you failed your test, the score sheet will tell you which "Content Areas" you need to study.

Failed the Test What Next?

If you failed any of the tests, you may re-take that exam.

To Reschedule a Test Online - Click "HERE"  or Call Metro Institute to schedule a new testing time at Toll Free: (877)-533-2900


About Metro

Metro Institute  is the current Computer Based Testing (iCBT) provider for  15 State Pesticide Regulary Agencies.  MI has been providing testing services  since 2003. Our testing experience combined our understanding of the industry make Metro the right choice to help you navigate the ins and outs of implenting the optimum testing program for your agency. Reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get the details.




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Phone: (602) 452-2900

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