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Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) Cheat Sheet by

The most important information you need to know before taking the Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (CJAPM) certification exam, by the International Association of Project Managers (IAPM).

Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)

General inform­ation

Who should take the
Agile PM1 beginners
Is project experience
Where is the certif­ication exam taken?
Online via Classmarker.
Wherever you want to.
requires internet connection
Further requir­ements can be found here. [1]
Which topics are relevant for this certif­ica­tion?
1. Scrum roles
2. Product backlog
3. Sprint backlog
4. Scrum charts
5. Sprint planning
6. Sprint
7. Daily scrum
8. Sprint review
9. Sprint retrospective
10. User stories
11. Release planning
How many questi­ons need to be answered?
40 questions
How long can I work on the exam?
35 minutes
How many questions need to be answered correctly in order to pass the exam?
65 %
How much is the exam?
Depends on your nation­ality.
Here you can calculate it. [2]
Can a disc­ount be granted?
How can I pay for the exam? Do I have to pay attent­ion to something?
Pay via PayPal, bank transfer or Transf­erWise. [3]
Always mention your invoice number.
Commas are used as decimal separators instead of dots. [4]
How do I regi­ster for the exam?
Follow this link to register. [5]

Most important links

Certif­ication process:


Prepar­ation and pre-test

What is the best
Conducting online research.
Reading the recomm­ended litera­ture.
Where can I find lite­rat­ure for prepar­ation?
Literature can be found here. [1]
Are there any additional trai­nings for prepar­ation?
Contact the IAPM via the Certification Assistant to find a training partner. [2]
What is a pre-­test?
It's a test which ...
... can be taken prior to the exam.
... is included in the certif­ication fees no separate regist­ration needed.
... can only be taken once.1
... doesn't have an impact on the end-re­sult.
... is recomm­ended to be taken, not mandatory.
... gives you an idea your deficits.
What are the pre-­test's framework condit­ions?
25 questions
20 minutes
How long do I have time to take the exam / pre-­test after regist­ering?
6 months from the date of receipt of paymen­t2.
1 In case you fail the certif­ication exam and would like the repeat it, you can - of course - also re-take the pre-test.
2 Since only one regist­ration is necessary for both the pre-test and the certif­ication test, both tests must be taken within 6 months after regist­ration and payment.

[1] www.ia­pm.n­et­/lit-en
[2] www.ia­pm.n­et­/ce­rtas-en

During the exam

May I use assi­stive devices during the exam?
No, you are not allow to.
You need to sign a affirmation in lieu of oath to garantuee that you will take the exam indepe­nde­ntly. [1]
Can I contact the IAPM in case of ambiguity during the exam?
No, questions must be answered indepe­nde­ntly.
Which type of questi­ons can I expect?
Multip­le-­choice questions
single correct answer
multiple correct answers
True / false questions
Which exam­ination system is used and why?
Classm­arker system is used to ensure an objective certif­ica­tion.
It requires ...
... a current browser.
... a stable internet connec­tion.
... activated JavaScript and cookies.
Can I skip questi­ons or return to previous questions?
No, you need to answer a question before you can go on. Subsequent changes are not possible.
What happens if the test is
interrupted due to technical reasons?
Contact the IAPM support team immedi­ately. [2]
Further course is then indivi­dually coordi­nated.

After the exam and certif­icate

Can I repeat the certif­ication exam if I fail?
Yes you can repeat the exam twice with new questions.
After not-pa­ssing exam the second time, you need to wait 12 months before taking exam third time.
Costs will be re-inc­urr­ed.
When and how do I receive my
exam­ination result?
By e-mail
Within 72 hours
Is the exact percentage I passed the exam shown on the certif­icate?
No, not the exact percentage is shown, but a wording:
pass (65% - 70%)
good pass (71% - 80%)
very good pass (81% - 90%)
pass with distin­ction ( >90%)
How can the IAPM certif­icate
infl­uence my profes­sional career?
Certficate is ...
... valid woldwide.
... intern­ati­onally recogn­ized.
.. an objective confir­mation of your knowledge.
How long is my cert­ificate valid and how much costs the recert­ifi­cation?
Valid a lifetime
No recert­ifi­cation fees!
Which docu­ments do I receive after passing the exam?
Cover letter
Download link for your certif­ication badge


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