About The Exam

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The PMP certification is one of the most important certifications for project managers. This certification is globally recognized and demonstrates an individual’s experience, qualification and capability to deliver projects efficiently. PMP® certification is given to professionals who pass the PMP examination which is based on the PMBoK® Guide—5th Edition.  Our courses are accredited by PMI.
As per PMI’s Global Salary Survey for Project Managers, PMP Credential holders earn up to 25% more than non-credentialled Project Managers.
GreyCampus’s training helps professionals gain adequate knowledge to pass the PMP examination in the first attempt. Multiple learning pedagogies including simulated exams, instructor-led classes, video presentations, flash cards are used in the training, which helps learners learn by doing, listening, reading, and visualizing.

Variants

Features PMP Boot Camp PMP Speed PREP
Classroom Training Days 3/4-Days* 2-Days
100% Money Back Guarantee Yes No
30 Day Instructor Helpline Yes No
35 Contact Hours Certificate Yes Yes
PMP Certified Trainers Yes Yes
On-demand eLearning Access 1 Year 1 Year
Simulated Exams 3 3
Flash Cards 500+ 500+
Tool Kit 15 Common PM Tools 15 Common PM Tools

*No. of days may vary as per city

Salient Features

  • High impact, proven training – over 10000 professionals globally have participated in our training programs
  • Experienced, expert instructors – our Instructors come with a rich, 10+ years’ experience in Project Management, and are active PMP credential holders
  • Training programs delivered across 50+ locations globally, and developed in-house by GreyCampus, a Global PMI REP (ID 3871)

Registration Process

  • Step 1: Check Boot Camps/ Speed Prep programs available at your location/ nearest city (check here)
  • Step 2: Make a payment to register and book your seat for the program
  • Step 3: Immediately on registration, you will receive an email from us with the payment detail and access details for the on-demand eLearning component
  • Step 4: Receive an introduction and further communication from your GreyCampus training coordinator for the Boot Camp / Speed Prep program you have registered for

FAQs

Q. Am I eligible to take the PMP examination? 
A. The following are the basic eligibility criteria for the PMP Certification
Educational Background Project Management Experience Project Management Education
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent) Minimum five years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project* 35 contact hours of formal education
Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or global equivalent) Minimum three years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project* 35 contact hours of formal education

 

*Leading and directing the project is identified with the tasks, knowledge, and skills which are specific in the Project Management Professional Examination Content Outline.

You should have experience in all five process groups across all your project management experience which is submitted on the application. However, on a single project, you do not need to have experience in all five process groups.
All project management experience must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years prior to your application submission.
Q: What is PMI and how is it related to the PMP certification?
A: PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. PMI’s professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world. PMI is the apex certification body for the PMP Credential.
Q: What is the format of the PMP Certification Exam?

A: The PMP Certification exam is typically conducted in the Computer-based testing (CBT) mode at Prometric CBT centers located across the world. The exam is of about 4-hour duration and consists of 200 multiple-choice questions. Out of these 200 questions, 175 questions are scored and considered towards final score calculation, while the remaining 25 questions are pretest questions that are not scored.

The following shows the breakup of questions by domain in the PMP Examination

Domain Percentage of Questions
Initiation 13%
Planning 24%
Executing 30%
Monitoring and Controlling 25%
Closing 8%
Total 100%
 

Q: What is the cost of appearing for a PMP Certification Exam?

 

A: The cost of the PMP Certification exam in the Computer-based testing mode is as follows:

PMI Member Status USD Fee
Non-member USD555
Member USD405

 

Q: What is a PMI R.E.P. and why should I attend training at an R.E.P.?

A: A PMI REP or Registered Education provider is an organization that has undergone as stringent review of the quality of training delivery by PMI and has been recognized by PMI to assign pre-approved professional development units or PDUs to PMP credential holders. You should attend training programs at PMI R.E.P.s as this assures you of the quality of the training delivery and gives you a learning experience that is in line with the coverage of the actual PMP exam. Please note that GreyCampus is a global REP of PMI with the PMI REP ID as 3871.

Q: What is PMBoK?

A: PMBoK or Project Management Body of Knowledge is a collection of processes and knowledge areas that are accepted as best practices for Project Management across the world. This is essentially the sum of knowledge within the discipline of Project Management as maintained by PMI. The current version of the PMBoK is the PMBoK 5.

Q. Does GreyCampus guarantee 100% money back?

A: We promise that you will pass PMP examination in the first attempt. The 100% money back guarantee is valid for participants who appear for the certification exam within 14 days from the date of course completion and do not clear it. Participants should have attended the complete session and passed 2 of the Mock Tests on our Portal with a minimum score of 75% to be eligible for this money back guarantee. Participants should communicate the same to us via email to [email protected]
The guarantee is valid for participants who have paid the entire enrollment fees.
It is not applicable for participants attending the 2-Day Speed Prep courses.
Q: Where can I find more information on PMP?

A: You can check out the PMI official site at www.pmi.org for information related to the PMP credential. You can also check out the PMP Handbook at this link for more information.

Q. When will participants get PDU and CCR certificates?
All PDU and CCR E-Certificates will reach participants within 2 business days.