2017 Exam Result Report FAQs

General FAQs

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  • On the new exam report that you’ll receive at the test site, you will now find:

    • Your pass/fail outcome
    • Rating of your overall exam performance into one of four categories—above target, target, below target, needs improvement
    • Rating of your domain level performance into one of four categories—above target, target, below target, needs improvement

    You can also visit a new webpage to obtain even more detailed information about your performance. Here you will find all of the information from the exam report you receive at the testing center, plus:

    • Your task level performance within every exam domain
    • Tips for success and next steps
  • This chart outlines the expected launch date for each certification:

    Certification Report Release Date
    PMI-PBA® 28 April 2017
    PfMP® 28 April 2017
    PgMP® 28 April 2017
    PMI-RMP® 1 May 2017
    PMI-ACP® 12 May 2017
    PMI-SP® 25 May 2017
    CAPM® 22 August 2017
    PMP® 28 August 2017
  • No, the manner in which the exam is scored to determine pass/fail status will not change as a result of the new exam report.

  • The old version of the exam report rated your performance based on one of three proficiency levels:

    • Proficient
    • Moderately Proficient
    • Below Proficient

    The new version rates your performance based on one of four proficiency levels:

    • Above Target: Performance exceeds minimum requirements.
    • Target: Performance meets minimum requirements.
    • Below Target: Performance slightly below target and fails to meet minimum requirements. Additional preparation is recommended before re-examination.
    • Needs Improvement: Performance is well-below target and fails to meet minimum requirements. Additional preparation is strongly recommended before re-examination.
  • For those who fail, it will help them prepare to retake the test. For those who pass, it will help guide their professional development.

  • There is no limit to how long your Exam Result Report will be available for viewing or download from the Continuing Certification Renewal System (CCRS) on PMI.org. If you have taken multiple exams from either the same or different certifications, you will be able to view those results via a drop-down menu.

  • No, the new Exam Result Report is a benefit to our valued customers and is available at no additional charge.

Exam Taker FAQs

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  • No, there is no action you need to take. If you test again after the new Exam Result Report has launched, you can expect to receive even more diagnostic information about your exam performance.

  • All of your exam reports, regardless of when your exam was taken, will now be stored on the new Exam Analysis page on CCRS.

  • You can log in to view your Exam Result Report on any device that can access the internet.

  • No, your Exam Result Report is private and can only be viewed while logged into a registered account on PMI.org.

  • No, all exams taken prior to the launch of the new exam score report will be based on the former proficiency level ratings. You will, however, be able to view those older exam reports on the new Exam Analysis page.