Latest CAPM Exam Format 2024

Latest CAPM Exam Format 2024

As per the one of the surveys conducted by PMI, there will be a demand for around 88 million individuals in project management-oriented roles by 2027. With the increasing demand for resources in the Project Management, it is important for the organizations to enable equip their workforce with the project management skills.

Project Management December 2, 2023

PMI® (Project Management Institute) has launched the new format, new content and examination requirements in July 2023 for CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam. In this article, you will get all the details about the changes introduced.


Table of Contents:

What is CAPM® Certification?

The format of CAPM exam

Eligibility criteria for CAPM Certification

CAPM Certification renewal process

How to prepare for CAPM Exam?

CAPM Course Content

What is CAPM® Certification?

CAPM® is a foundational level certification in project management. CAPM® Certification enables one to start their journey as a project manager and helps grow in their career ladder thereby contributing effectively in managing the organizational projects.

The CAPM® badge on your profile proves that you carry the skills and knowledge required by the project teams. No matter what role you are playing today whether it is an entry level associate in the industry or an experienced professional playing crucial role in projects, the proven knowledge is desired for everybody. From career growth perspective, CAPM® paves way to pursue other advanced level certifications like Project Management Professional (PMP).

Free CAPM Practice Tests

The format of CAPM exam is:

Sr No. Domain Percentage of questions
1 Project Management Fundamentals and core concepts 36%
2 Predictive, Plan-Based Methodologies 17%
3 Agile Frameworks / Methodologies 20%
4 Business Analysis Frameworks 27%
  Total 100%

CAPM Training

Domain I: Project Management Fundamentals and core concepts: There are 36% of the questions expected from this domain in CAPM exam. This domain covers the fundamentals of project management and basic concepts of project management

Domain II: Predictive, Plan-Based Methodologies: There are 17% of the questions expected from this domain in CAPM exam. This domain covers the traditional approaches of project management and the best practices recommended in traditional project management.

Domain III: Agile Frameworks / Methodologies: There are 20% of the questions expected from this domain. This domain is newly introduced in the CAPM exam. This domain covers the Agile or adaptive approaches and hybrid approaches. Various frameworks under the umbrella of Agile methodology are included.

Domain IV: Business Analysis Frameworks: There are 27% of the questions expected from this domain. This domain is newly introduced in the CAPM exam. It covers the business analysis concepts 

Upcoming CAPM Batches

Allotted examination time for CAPM: 3 hours
Total no. of questions in CAPM exam: 150
No. of scoring questions: 135
No. of pre-test(non-scoring) questions: 15

Eligibility criteria for CAPM Certification:

To be eligible for applying for the new CAPM exam, the person needs to meet following minimum criteria:

Educational Background: Secondary degree, such as a high school diploma, GED (general educational development), or global equivalent
Project Management Education: 23 hours of education

CAPM Certification renewal:

The validity of CAPM Certification is 3 years. Every 3 years, the CAPM certification holder is expected to collect the stipulated number of PDUs, pay the certification renewal fees and get it renewed. There is no need to retake the exam as part of CAPM renewal process.

Total no. of PDUs required for renewing CAPM: 15 PDUs

How to prepare for CAPM Exam?

Join the best training institute for getting the project management education on the different domains prescribed in the exam format.

At CertifyEra, you get the best training from highly experienced professionals who have been in the game of project management for several years leading the successful projects. 


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