Prerequisites and Application for the PMP Certification
The PMP exam is offered by PMI as a computer test.
During four hours of testing time, 200 multiple-choice questions have to be answered. Each question has 4 answer options, out of which one is right. 175 of these 200 questions are scoring, the other die 25 questions are undergoing a test by the candidates.
Participants have to answer app. 75% (?, estimated number, the actual passing score is no more communicated by PMI) correctly, following a weighted scoring process.
The test result is assessed immediately at the end of the session. Candidates who do not pass on the first attempt have an option to repeat the test.
The exams are performed at Prometric Testing Centers, which are available in many countries. Please see the Prometric website to locate a center nearby.
The exam language is English.
PMI provides aids (translations on a mouseclick) for the following languages:
– German – Korean
– French – Mandarin-Chinese
– Hebrew – Portuguese (Brazil)
– Italian – Russian
– Japanese – Spanish
The exam date can be appointed at a convenient time during normal working hours.
Please see pages 4 and 5 of the PMP Credential Handbook.
A brief overview can also be found here.