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PRINCE2® Exams, Overview and Cost

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PRINCE2® Exam Overview

Now Available: PRINCE2 2017 Update

In January 2017, our partners and owners of PRINCE2®, AXELOS, announced the upcoming arrival of the updated PRINCE2® Guidance, and new Foundation and Practitioner examinations. Together, these form the PRINCE2 2017 update, and represent the first major revision of PRINCE2 since 2009.

The PRINCE2 2017 exams (in English) are available to the public as of 10 July 2017, while the 2009 English version will be available only until 31 December 2017. For all other languages the 2009 version will be available until translations of the PRINCE2 2017 version are launched.

PRINCE2® Foundation (2009 version)

Pass Mark: 50% (35 out of 70)
Exam duration: 60 minutes
Open book/notes: No
Prerequisites: None

PRINCE2® Practitioner (2009 version)

Pass Mark: 55% (44 out of 80 questions)
Exam duration: 150 minutes
Open book/notes: Yes (official PRINCE2 manual only)
Prerequisites: PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate or any recognized PMI/IPMA qualification.

PRINCE2® Re-registration (2009 version)

Pass Mark: 55% (17 out of 30)
Exam duration: 60 minutes
Open book/notes: Yes (official PRINCE2 manual only)

PRINCE2® Foundation (2017 version)

Pass Mark: 55% (33 out of 60 questions)
Exam duration: 60 minutes (+25% for non-Native English speakers)
Open book/notes: No
Prerequisites: None
Self-study is acceptable but training through an Accredited Training Organization is recommended.

PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner (2017 version)

Pass Mark: 55% (38 out of 68 questions)

Exam duration: 150 minutes
Open book/notes: Yes (official PRINCE2 manual only)
Prerequisites: PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate or any recognized PMI/IPMA qualification.
Self-study is acceptable but training through an Accredited Training Organization is recommended.

PRINCE2® Agile

Pass Mark: 60% (30 out of 50)
Exam duration: 150 minutes
Open book/notes: Yes (official PRINCE2 Agile guide only)
Prerequisites: PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate or any recognized PMI/IPMA qualification
Self-study is acceptable but training through an Accredited Training Organization is recommended.

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