PMI Announces the Release of the Revised PMP® Credential Examination.
PMI officially announces that it will deploy the updated PMP credential examination (referred to as the “2005 Examination” for purposes of this communication) globally at 14.00 GMT on 30 September 2005.
Five days prior, a “black-out” period (beginning on 25 September 2005) will commence during which the PMP credential examination will be unavailable.
PMI can not guarantee space at any test center and strongly recommends that candidates apply early and schedule their examinations immediately upon receipt of their eligibility notice to ensure they can reserve a seat to test on the 2004 Examination.
Application and Scheduling
Applications to take the current PMP examination (referred to as the “2004 Examination” for purposes of this communication) will be accepted until 29 August 2005. Candidates submitting applications after 29 August 2005 will take the 2005 Examination.
Candidates who do not receive a passing score on the 2004 Examination will be permitted to re-take the 2004 examination for the period of one year from the date of their last attempt; these will be the only candidates permitted to take the 2004 Examination after the release of the 2005 Examination.
2004 Examination Candidates preparing for the 2004 Examination are encouraged to include the PMBOK® Guide –2000 Edition as one of their study references. Visit the PMI Bookstore for a suggested exam preparation resource pack.
2005 Examination Candidates preparing for the 2005 Examination are encouraged to include A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Third Edition as one of their study references.
Dates to Remember
• 29 August 2005 - Final day to submit applications to test on the 2004 Examination • 24 September 2005 -Final day to test on the 2004 Examination • 30 September 2005 - First day to test on the 2005 Examination