pmp certificate

PMP is a project manager qualified certification initiated by PMI of the United States, which is highly recognized in more than 190 countries and regions around the world. It is also the certificate with the highest gold content in the field of project management. Therefore, it is reasonable for so many people to rush to apply for PMP. But before preparing for the PMP Exam, we still have some information about the PMP certification exam that we must know.

I. What Is PMP?

PMP is the qualification certification of project managers in more than 190 countries and regions around the world by PMI. It is the certificate with the highest recognition and gold content in the field of project management in the world. Through PMP, it is proved that the holder’s project management level has reached the international standard and has the ability to engage in project management.

II. What Is PMI?

PMI (Project Management Institute), namely American Project Management Institute, is the largest global professional organization composed of researchers, scholars, consultants, and managers in the field of project management. And PMP is initiated by it.

III. How Much Does PMP Cost?

The initial examination fee of PMP is USD 605.9 and the re-examination fee is USD 388.4.

IV. What’s The Exam Time?

There is four examination time in a year, which are on a Saturday in March, June, September, and December. The examination time in 2020 is March 15, 2020, June 6, 2020, September 5, 2020, and December 5, 2020. The examination in September 2020 has been postponed. Please refer to the notice for details!

V. How Long Does The Exam Take?

It’s four hours from 9:00 am to 13:00 pm.

VI. How long after The PMP Exam Can You Check The Results?

4-6 weeks after the exam you can log on PMI website to see whether you have passed the test.

VII. What Is The Type of Examination and Question? What’s The Score?

In mainland China, all the examinations are written examinations; PMP formal examination questions are 200 single choice questions, with a total score of 200 points.


PMBOK is an official teaching material for PMP certified examination proposed by PMI. The International Standards Organization (ISO) has formulated the ISO10006 standard based on PMBOK. The standards are unified and shared all over the world. PMBOK book contains five process groups (start-up, planning, implementation, monitoring, and closing) and ten knowledge areas (scope management, time management, quality management, cost management, human resource management, communication management, risk management, procurement management, integration management, and stakeholder management). The PMP-certified examination is based on PMBOK.

IX. The Value of PMP

PMP has been regarded as the symbol of the professional identity of project management. The important qualifications obtained by project managers and the PMP certificate indicate that the personal project operation level has been confirmed by PMI. With the international professional project operation level and the qualification to engage in project operation, it will bring more opportunities and development space to the workplace.

I believe you already know about PMP. If you’re interested, please seize the time to apply SPOTO PMP exam!

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