PMP Exam Overview

PMP Certification Requirements

To apply for the PMP, you need to have either:

A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate's degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

OR

A four-year degree (bachelor's degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

PMP Exam Structure

Percentage of Questions for PMP Exam

  • Initiation 13%
  • Planning 24%
  • Executing 30%
  • Monitoring and Controlling 25%
  • Closing 8%

    Total 100%

    Exam constitutes of 200 multiple choice questions. Each question will have 4 multiple choice answers to choose. Out of those 200 questions 25 questions would not effect your scoring. No negative marking, so don't leave any question without answer.Aspirant should get 106 right answers.

  • Tips and Tricks to pass PMP Exam

    • Attend Practice Tests - as much as possible.
    • Read the question and each possible answer in its entirety prior to selecting an answer. Select the best answer to each question based on the response that seems to adhere to the PMBOK and PMI.
    • No matter what, you have to answer all questions based on PMI and PMBOK point of view
    • Do not Spend Time on Lengthy and Formula Questions