Category 1: Bachelor's degree
Category 2: High school diploma.
Category 1 : 4,500 hours (3 years)
Category 2 : 7,500 hours (5 years).
In order to become eligible for applying to the PMP exam, each applicant has to ensure following the below steps:
As an applicant, you have the option to apply in person through registering at one of the certified PMP examining centers, or you can just go ahead and apply online through visiting the PMI Website Fill the Experience verification forms and pay the needed exam fees. One significant note to keep in mind is that NO faxed application is accepted.
When submitting he application for the exam, the applicant has to provide a description of each of the projects were managed by the applicant during his/ her professional job responsibilities. The candidates must:
***Indicate that they have Led and Directed tasks on projects while assuming their responsibilities and positions.
***Candidate can only claim hours for tasks that they have Led and Directed.
***Provide supervisor contact information for verification.
***PMI will send an Exam Eligibility Letter to the applicant within 10-14 working days (2-3 weeks). This letter is valid and good for one one year.
***Go to www.2test.com to locate the nearest testing center and schedule the exam .
For detailed information please download the PMP handbook.