Where and When can I take a test?

Below is a map of Louisiana showing the locations of the State Civil Service testing locations. To get directions to each of the site locations, click on the indicator for the site, then click on 'Google+ Page'.


Test Taker Reminders

  • Arrive Early.
  • Bring the following with you:
    • Test Application
    • Picture ID
    • Social Security Card/Document
  • 2-1/2 hours allowed for test.
  • Cell phones must be turned off.
  • If your cell phone rings, your test materials will be taken and you will not receive a score.
  • No calculators allowed.

Test Schedules

Availability of tests, by location, is listed below. Each location will list their specific dates and times that test taking will be available.

Baton Rouge Testing and Recruiting Center

The Baton Rouge Testing and Recruiting Center is located on the first floor of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry Building at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. The office hours are 7:45am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. The testing schedule for this office is detailed below. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time.

Series# Test Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8100 Professional Level Exam 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
8500 Office Support Exam 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9242 Accounting Paraprofessional Test 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9300 Highway Foreman 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9500 LEAPS Test (Law Enforcement) 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9812 Parish Highway Maintenance Supervisor Test 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9111 Engineering Technician Test N/A N/A N/A N/A 8:00 AM

To view the Baton Rouge Testing Schedule in printable format, please click here

Lake Charles Saturday Testing Center

The Lake Charles Saturday testing center is located at McNeese State University in Farrar Hall, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 70605. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45am in order to be in the testing room by 8am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 20, 2018 July 21, 2018
February 17, 2018 August 11, 2018    NOTE: Testing Date has been updated
March 17, 2018 September 15, 2018
April 21, 2018 October 20, 2018
May 12, 2018 November 17, 2018
June 16, 2018 December 15, 2018
Opelousas Saturday Testing Center

The Opelousas Saturday testing center is located at South Louisiana Community College -- T. H. Harris Campus, 322 E. South St., Opelousas, LA 70570. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 27, 2018 July 28, 2018
February 24, 2018 August 25, 2018
March 24, 2018 September 22, 2018
April 28, 2018 October 13, 2018
May 19, 2018 November 3, 2018
June 23, 2018 December 1, 2018
New Orleans Saturday Testing Center

The New Orleans Saturday testing center is located at Delgado Community College – City Park Campus at 615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA in Building 1, all applicants will enter at the front of the building. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am and there is no eating or drinking allowed in the testing area. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early, testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Due to the Delgado summer school schedule, there will be no Civil Service testing in June and July at the Delgado campus. Civil Service testing will resume at Delgado in August.

Test Schedule
August 11 & 25, 2018 January 12 & 26, 2019
September 8 & 22, 2018 February 9 & 23, 2019
October 6 & 20, 2018 March 9 & 23, 2019
November 3 & 17, 2018 April 6 & 27, 2019
December 8, 2018 May 11, 2019
Shreveport Saturday Testing Center

The Shreveport Saturday testing center is located at Louisiana Technical College -- Shreveport Campus, 2010 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45am in order to be in the testing room by 8am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 20, 2018 July 21, 2018
February 3 & 24, 2018 August 11, 2018
March 3 & 24, 2018 September 8 & 29, 2018
April 7 & 28, 2018 October 13, 2018
May 19, 2018 November 3 & 17, 2018
June 16 & 30, 2018 December 8, 2018
West Monroe Saturday Testing Center

The West Monroe Saturday testing center is located at Louisiana Technical College – Delta/Ouachita Campus, 609 Vocational Parkway, West Monroe, LA 71292. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 20, 2018 July 14, 2018
February 10, 2018 August 25, 2018
March 3, 2018 September 22, 2018
April 14, 2018 October 27, 2018
May 12, 2018 November 17, 2018
June 9, 2018 December 15, 2018

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Need an accommodation while taking a State Civil Service test? Please refer to our Accommodations area on how to request an accommodation.