PMP Certification Requirements


Minimum criteria to be met by all PMP applicants:

  • One of the following eligibility criteria should be met by all applicants:
  • The candidate who passes the PMP examination successfully should have full time job experience and should undertake at least 35 hours of Project management course

OR

  • The candidate applying for the examination should be knowledgeable at Best Practices in Project Management

Other requirements:

  1. Need to possess at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  2. Need to have good years of work experience in Project Management
  3. The candidates need to have worked in domain specific areas in all their work history
  4. The candidate should have a candidature that specifies complex projects held successfully
  5. The candidates should have played a key role in getting the projects done on time and with good quality
  6. The candidates should have contributed in all the project management life cycle phases
  7. The candidate should also have deliverables created to his credit

General Requirements for ALL PMP applicants (According to their educational levels)

  1. For candidates who have completed their graduation
  • Work experience of at least 4500 hours
  • At least 3 years of work experience in Project management in the last 8 year career period
  • Clear the PMP examination well
  1. 2.   For candidates who have completed their high school
  • Work experience of at least 7500 hours
  • At least 5 years of work experience in Project management in the last 8 year career period
  • Clear the PMP examination well


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