1. What will a rating chain for an NCO consist of?
    · Rated NCO

    · Rater

    · Senior Rater

    - Reviewer
  2. Can an NCO that is on the recommended list for promotion or frocked to 1SG, SGM or CSM, and is serving in an authorized position for the new grade, rate any NCO under their supervision, if after the rater’s promotion he/she will be senior in pay grade or date of rank to the rated NCO?
  3. What is an NCOER?
    The rating of an NCOs performance and potential. DA Form 2166-8
  4. How many types of NCOERs are there?
    · Annual

    · Change of Rater

    · Relief for Cause

    · Complete the record

    · 60 day Rater option

    · 60 day Senior Rater option

    • · Temporary duty, special duty, or compassionate
    • reassignment
  5. What is the minimum time for rater qualification?
    3 rated months
  6. What is the minimum time for senior rater qualification?
    2 months
  7. When will a member of an allied force meet senior rater qualifications?
  8. What form is used for the NCO Counseling/Checklist Record?
    DA Form 2166-8-1
  9. What are some of the uses of an NCOER?
    To make school selections, promotions, assignments, MOS, CSM designation, and qualitative management.
  10. What is a rating scheme?
    The published rating scheme of the NCOs rating officials.
  11. What forms are used for the NCOER?
    · DA Form 2166-8-1 NCO Counseling/Checklist Record

    · DA Form 2166-8 NCO Evaluation Report
  12. What is the minimum time period before the initial counseling must be done?
    Within the first 30 days of the rating period or promotion
  13. The initial counseling is slightly different than future counseling in that it primarily focuses on what?
    Communicating performance standards to the rated NCO.
  14. Who is the last individual to sign the NCOER?
    The rated NCO
  15. Does the rated NCOs signature mean that the rated NCO approves of the comments on the NCOER?
    No, only the accuracy of data
  16. Are NCOERs required for POWs?
  17. What are the parts of the NCOER?
    · Administrative data

    · Authentication

    · Duty description

    · Army values/NCO responsibilities

    · Performance and potential
  18. What is the minimum period of time for the reviewer?
  19. Are handwritten comments allowed on the NCOER?
  20. Will any references be made in an NCOER to an incomplete investigation concerning a soldier?
  21. Rating an NCOs fears, inner feelings, enthusiasm, and overall confidence falls into which Values/NCO Responsibility block?
    Physical fitness/ military bearing
  22. Is the use of DA Form 2166-8-1 mandatory for counseling all NCOs?
  23. Who receives an NCOER?
    All NCOs
  24. What annotation will be made on the NCOER for an NCOs performance as a member of a Court Martial?
  25. What NCOER is used upon the removal of an NCO from a ratable assignment based on the decision of a member of the NCOs support channel?
    Relief for cause
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