Get future-ready with CAPM® certification

Better job prospects. Greater visibility.

If you’re undecided about where you want your career to go, then a CAPM® certification will help you find the way! The CAPM® certification from Project Management Institute, the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, lays the foundation for a lucrative project management career.

And what exactly is project management?

It is the science of planning a project from A to Z. It involves executing tasks, anticipating problems along the way and still managing to complete the project within the allocated time, budget and scope. Not surprisingly, project management is among the top three skills that employers seek today.

If you’ve not considered it as a career direction yet, perhaps you should now!

1/5th is being spent
on projects.
people have recognized
formal project
management training.
(* in millions)
steady income growth
despite the recession.
recognized as a
critical area in Indian
IT industry.

Benefits of PMI Certification

  • Increased earnings
  • Better career opportunities
  • Shows your commitment to the profession
  • Greater recognition from peers & employers
  • Globally recognized
  • Opportunity to network & build knowledge

Among other things,
CAPM® will equip you with:

  • Skills to initiate a project
  • Project preparation and planning proficiency
  • Executing, monitoring, controlling and completing a project
  • Estimating activity costs
  • Planning for quality at every stage
  • Foreseeing and planning for the unexpected

Why CAPM®?

  • Demonstrates understanding of project management fundamentals, terminology & processes
  • Conveys your dedication to prospective employers
  • Project Management is a wonderful career option as it spans across multiple industries
  • Gives an edge in the job market
  • Presently one fifth of the world's GDP (US$107.5 trillion) is being spent on projects
  • India will have second largest number of project management jobs at 218 lakh (Source: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017–2027, Project Management Institute, 2017)

Certification Process

Application Submission

You have 90 days to complete the
application once you start it.

Completeness Review

5 days (when submitted online)

Applicant Payment Process

To be made online. (You cannot schedule the exam until you submit credential fees.)

Certification Cycle

5 years. (From the date exam was
passed. Re-exam is required for

Multiple Choice
Examination Eligibility

1 year from the date of application
approval, you can take the exam up
to 3 times during this one year.

Audit Process

(if application is selected)

You have 90 days to send your audit materials. PMI processes audit materials in 5-7 days. (The eligibility period begins upon successful completion of the audit.)

Certification Process

Online Proctored Exam

Online proctoring testing is now available for the CAPM exam. Take it in the comfort of your home or office while being monitored by an offsite proctor.

Learn more about the online proctored experience

Member: 17,377.00
Non-member: 23,169.00

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam
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