PMP certified professionals are constantly in great demand. This globally recognised certification never restricts itself to a particular domain, so you get the freedom of entering any domain. It is obvious that the opportunities keep pouring in when they add “PMP certified” in their resume. When you have a look at their salary and earning potential, they are the highest paid managers. In fact, a survey is quoting that they get 20 percent higher than the non certified managers.
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The cost of PMP certification in India:
The PMP exam includes two types of costs. The first one is examination cost that would be a fixed rate and the second one is preparation and training costs, which are variable and mainly depends on the training institute that you choose. Let me pen down more detail about these costs of PMP certification in India.
1) Examination fee: The PMP final examination fee is a fixed cost for any one attending the exam from any corner of the globe. Here, PMI registered members do get some subsidiary where as they need to pay $139 registration fees well in advance before applying for PMP examination.
For registered PMI member, the cost is $405
For non registered PMI member, the cost is $550
2) Training and Preparation cost:
Let us now have a look at Training and Preparation costs that you need to spend
Training: As per PMI norms, you should have undergone 35 hours of formal training before taking up your PMP examination. There are many training institutes offering PMP training in different rates in India. The most popular one to quote is Skillogic, they conduct PMP training in all the major cities and make the candidates pass in their very first attempt.
Skillogic Classroom Training Centres in India: Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Trivandrum.
Preparation: In addition to the PMI issued Project management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) guide, you can very well purchase other preparation materials that can clarify your doubts and explain clearly about the concepts. It is not compulsory that you need to purchase them but if you are looking for self study support then you need to look for various materials and books to understand the PMP concepts clearly. You can even take up mock tests by paying separately. There are many websites selling these mock tests, pay for them and attend these tests to asses your preparation level.
Hence, the cost of PMP certification varies according to the institute that you choose. So, expect to pay a minimum of 50,000 rupees which includes the examination fee and preparation fee. The qualified training institutes offering PMP certification, charges around 15,000 to 18,000 rupees in India. Skillogic is one such renowned institute which has global presence and gives specialised PMP training at only 14,500 rupees. Isn’t a big boon for all those PMP aspirants?. This package covers 35 days of learning plan with 5 days of classroom training. The classroom revisions, self study support even the mock assessments gets covered in this charge, so you don’t need to further crunch your wallet.
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