GISCI Announces Revised Blueprint for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam ®

Des Plaines, IL (July 5, 2019)

GISCI has released a revised blueprint for the Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam ® for the GISP certification.  The December 2019 exam and subsequent exams will be based on the revised blueprint.Periodic review and revision of the exam blueprint content and organization ensures that exam remains current and relevant to the GIS field. The revised exam blueprint was developed and validated by more than 2400 certified GISPs. GISCI developed the initial blueprint for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® first offered in 2015.  It has been the basis of our exam administration since that time.

The Revised Blueprint can be found at:

It can be also found in the Exam Candidate Manual at:

A cross-reference between the Revised Blueprint and the original Blueprint is provided on the GISCI website at:

Media Contact:

Bill Hodge GISP, Executive Director GISCI


GIS Certification Institute (GISCI), 701 Lee St, Ste. 680, Des Plaines IL 60016




Bill Hodge GISP

Executive Director  GISCI
Office (IL) (847) 824-7768
Cell  (325) 315-3251

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