PMI has introduced a change to PMP scoring scale. This is significant in view of the upcoming PMBOK-6 based exam.
Let us see what exactly has changed.
You know that the following 5 Process Groups from PMBOK guide become Domains as far as exam is concerned. You are scored individually under each of these Domains.
The question distribution across the 5 domains is as below –
There is a passing threshold for each of these Domains.
What was PMP scoring scale used so far?
There were just 3 scoring levels against which each PMP candidate is scored in each of the 5 Domains –
- Proficient – indicates performance is above the average level of knowledge in this domain.
- Moderately Proficient – indicates performance that is at the average level of knowledge in this domain.
- Below Proficient – indicates performance is below the average level of knowledge in this domain.
Here’s an example –
How does the new PMP scoring scale look like?
Instead of the 3-point rating scale now PMI uses 4-point rating scale.
PMI calls each of these points as ‘Performance Rating Category’.
They are as below – [click to continue…]