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—6th Edition.
As per PMI’s Global Salary Survey for Project Managers, PMP Credential holders earn up to 25% more than non-credentialled Project Managers.
Avenew’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.


Features Easy PMP Exam Prep Other PMP Exam Prep
Classroom Training Days 5-Days 2-Days
30 Day Instructor Helpline  Yes  No
35 Contact Hours Certificate Yes Yes
PMP Certified Trainers Yes Yes
PMP Book Exam Prep Yes No
On-demand eLearning Access Unlimited 1 Year
Simulated Exams 3 3
PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition Yes No
Tool Kit Quick Reference 15 Common PM Tools


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 Avenew Indonesia and PMStudy, a Global PMI REP (ID 2053)
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 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 6.

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.