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Identify your PMP certification eligibility and how to obtain PMP

PMP in other words, Project management professional is a recognised standard for project management. Offered by PMI, this certification has global recognition. When you acquire this PMP certification, it shows that your Project management knowledge is at high standard and up to date. Hence, PMP certification is one of the hot certification that each and every manager would readily complete and add it to their resume.

PMP Certification: Am I eligible?

Eligibility to do PMP Certification

Before you go about applying for this PMP certification, this question “Am I eligible?” definitely pops into your head. We are now going to discuss about the eligibility criteria of PMP certification. Ensuring that you meet these criteria before applying is utmost important.

PMP eligibility is sited on educational as well as your experience in project management field. At the time of applying,

Educational qualification:

  • You should be holding, either a four year degree or secondary degree. A secondary degree refers to a high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent where as a four year degree refers to bachelor’s degree or global equivalent.

Required Management experience for PMP:

  • If you are holding a secondary degree then the requirement is, at least 5 years of project management experience with 60 months unique non overlapping professional project management experience. In this period, you should have spent least 7,500 hours in leading and directing the project with 35 hours of formal project management education.
  • If you are holding a four year degree then the requirement is, at least 3 years of project management experience with 36 unique non overlapping professional project management experience. In this period, you should have spent at least 4,500 hours in leading and directing the project with 35 hours of formal project management education.

How to obtain the PMP certification? How to obtain PMP

After verifying that you have met all the eligibility criteria for PMP, you can apply for the exam. First, you need to register at PMI website to get a copy of PMBOK guide. It is necessary that you need to have 35 hours of formal project management education, so you can enrol in an authorised training provider like Skillogic and fulfil this requirement.

Skillogic is specialised in offering focused training for PMP aspirants which helps them to pass the exam in their first go itself. This 35 days learning plan with 5 days classroom sessions and 30 days of guided study can make you understand the concepts in detail. After finishing off your practical classroom sessions conducted by experienced and certified trainers, you can prepare for PMP and finally can take up 5 full online simulation mock tests. You can definitely attain a thorough knowledge of PMP’s five process groups and ten knowledge areas after you finish Skillogic’s PMP course.

Once you are done with your preparation from Skillogic, you can pay your application fees and schedule your PMP exam on any of the Prometric test centre near you. Crack your PMP exam and add a star to your resume.

SKillogic Classroom Training Centres: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, Mumbai and Trivandrum

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2 comments

  1. I don’t have project management experience but I do have project sales as well as Engineering experience, whether I shall be eligible for PMP ?

  2. Ashok A

    Hi Rahul, Please share your profile to service@skillogic.com. We shall send to PMP experts to check.

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