What is PMP certification?
Project management certification is certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This institute is a global authority for the accreditation in project and project management. PMI have put together some of the qualification requirement to apply for the PMP certification examination.
PMP certification is one of the popular and best certification in the IT field. If you have the capability to become a project or program manager then this certification certifies and validated you as the one with those potentials. It gives proper validation about the knowledge and skills which are required in any organization for planning, scheduling, organizing and directing. The certification also gives proper knowledge about delivering proper results with optimum usage of the resources.
Eligibility criteria and requirement of PMI
If someone is looking for sitting for the examination then he/she must qualify the prerequisites to apply for this test. The eligibility criteria for the exam are as follows:-
1. The first criteria are high school diploma certificate or equivalent. Moreover it requires 5 years of work experience in project management.
2. Candidate must have 35 hours of education in the topic of project management.
3. Bachelor degree or any other equivalent degree certificate is needed in any field. For that at least three years of experience in the field of project management. Moreover education on project management for at least 35 hours is also needed.
4. PMI membership is not required for sitting in the examination or for PMP certification. But it is recommended that you become a member of this institute because the member’s gets discount in the examination fee which mainly outweighs the membership amount. Moreover it gives valuable information a study material on the topics of project management, networking opportunities and other fields.
Exam fee, preparation and schedule of the exam
This exam is being conducted in the prometric centers. You can access their website and can find the best center for you. If your application is approved by PMI you will be provided a time span of 1 year in which you can give your examination. But know the exact location of your center before the day of the exam for avoiding any kind of confusions.
There is no negative marking in his exam. So this system provides a quick opportunity for the students to review and revise their answers before submitting their answer sheet. As there is no negative marking it is suggested not to leave any question unanswered. One you pass this examination you will be a certified project management professional.