PMP® Exam Changes in 2015

PMP Exam Changes in 2015
PMP Exam Changes in 2015

PMP®, a widely-recognized certification for project managers all over the world. The PMP certification demonstrates that you have the required experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

The PMP exam is changing in 2015 and if you are planning to get PMP certified, then you have have to get it done before November 1st 2015. A recent Role Delineation Study (RDS) completed by PMI® has given a new updated description of project management professional role.

The five domains for the PMP certification exam remain the same. But the percentage of questions from each domain will change as of November 1st 2015.

Sl.No Domain NEW % of Questions on Test OLD % of Questions on Test
1. Initiating 13% 13%
2. Planning 24% 24%
3. Executing 31% 30%
4. Monitoring and Controlling 25% 25%
5. Closing 7% 8%

An overview on content added in those five domains:

Sl.No Domain New Tasks Added
1. Initiating 3 tasks added – task 2, task 7, task 8
2. Planning 1 task added – task 13
3. Executing 2 tasks added – task 6, task 7
4. Monitoring and controlling 2 tasks added – task 6, task 7
5. Closing No new tasks added

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