The PMP® examination fee:
PMP® aspirants get an option to appear for the PMP® certification exam through the PBT (Paper Based Test) mode or the CBT (Computer Based Test) mode. Paper-based examination mode is available at the locations where the Prometric centers are not nearby.Those who fail to pass the exam in one attempt, get 3 more attempts for clearing the exam. The rescheduling cost is $375 and $275 for the non-members of PMI and the PMI members, respectively.PMI membership:
The PMI membership will reduce the cost of the PMP® certification exam from $555 to $405. To get a PMI membership, you need to pay $10 as a joining fee, and $ 149 as a membership fee. The annual membership renewal cost is $129.PMBOK® Handbook:
The PMI members can download the PMBOK® handbook at no extra cost. Those who do not have the PMI membership need to spend around US$50 or less to purchase the book on Amazon.com.Cost of PMI Training:
35 hours of training is a prerequisite for appearing in the PMP® certification exam. A PMP® certified trainer can provide to you this training online, in classrooms, or you can also join an instructor-led setting.
Cost of online training for the exam may vary from approx. INR 8,670 to INR 27,830 in Gurgaon. Classroom training for the exam is relatively cheaper and is offered at a price varying in between INR 6,299 to INR 12,999 in Gurgaon.
Additional study material cost:
The additional study materials Include the study guides and other resources that contain concise information and help you focus on the most important points and subject areas of the PMP® exam. The cost of these additional materials may vary from $40 to $100.
The practice and simulation tests help you know more about the pattern of exams and types of questions asked.When you do these tests, you will become aware of your level of preparedness. These may carry a cost varying in between $60 to $100.
Renewal of Membership Credential:
Apart from achieving your initial PMP® certification, you also need to keep your credential current. The certification should be renewed after every 3 years, with a renewal fee of $150. PMI members are only required to pay a renewal fee of $60.