The Exam Time and the Entrance of the PMP Exam in 2022

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PMP® Exam Date

The latest notice for the Entrance of the PMP Exam in 2022 is that the April exam has been combined with the June exam for the first time in 2022. And the exam time will be determined and announced depending on the epidemic prevention and control situation.

Examination syllabus

The new syllabus will be used for the second examination in 2022. (If the examination can be held normally in June, the new syllabus will be used in September).

Introduction to the new syllabus

The PMP® exam will be reformed in 2022. The new syllabus still refers to the 6th edition of the textbook.

So as long as you are determined to take the PMP®, please prepare for the exam as soon as possible here you can get more. If you have early preparation and early learning, then you will get the early certification.


Candidates must have more than 35 hours of PMBOK learning or training experience in project management and present a copy of the relevant certificate (provided by the training center of the former State Administration of Foreign Affairs or training institutions authorized by PMI).

Project management experience is required for different education levels.

a. Bachelor’s degree or above (with degree certificate)

Applicants have at least 4500 hours of project management experience in the five major project management processes and the cumulative number of project management months is at least 36 months before 6 years from the date of application.

b. Bachelor’s degree or below (without a degree certificate)

Applicants without a bachelor’s degree or equivalent college degree or higher have at least 7,500 hours of project management experience in the five project management processes. Within 8 years prior to the date of application, you have accumulated at least 60 months of project management months.

The following tips are from the official rewrite statement and combined exam notice.

2022 PMP® exam time and entrance

The following are the latest announcements as of January 19, 2022.

Important information interpretation

  1. The PMI certification exams in April and June in 2022 will be combined in mainland China. And this exam will be the first exam in 2022, using the current version of the syllabus.

2. The second exam in 2022 will be based on a new syllabus, and the new version will focus on the following three new areas.

I. People

Emphasis on skills and activities related to effectively leading project teams


II. Processes

Enhancement of technical areas of managing projects


III. Business Environment

Highlighting the link between project and organizational strategy




The content is distributed across the value delivery spectrum (including agile and blended approaches) in three exam areas.

Other adjustments to the new version of the exam are following.

There are 180 questions in the exam. (There were 200 questions in the previous exam.)

The duration of the exam will be 230 minutes. (Previously the exam lasted 240 minutes.)

The question types will include single and multiple-choice questions, with the multiple-choice questions indicating how many correct choices are required.

3. The examination time will be determined and announced depending on the epidemic prevention and control situation, please pay attention in time.

4. For the candidates affected by the postponement of the examination, PMI will extend the validity of their examination qualification accordingly.


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