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    CBAP Exam Pattern

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    The Certified Business Analysis Professional CBAP certification is the most sought-after certifications for business analysts to excel in the corporate world.

    While it remains the most coveted designation globally among the Business analysts its also known to be a tough exam to clear , especially more so in BABoK v3 scheme of competency-based certification.

    This post will describe the CBAP exam pattern.

    CBAP exam focuses on

    • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition -30%
    • Strategy Analysis -15%
    • Requirements Life Cycle Management – 15%
    • Solution Evaluation -14%
    • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring – 14%
    • Elicitation and Collaboration – 12%

    CBAP Exam Pattern:

    • 3.5 hours long exam
    • 120 multiple choice questions.
    • The questions are longer cases (1 to 1.5 Pages of information)
    • Multiple questions about the case
    • It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3.

    What to expect in CBAP Certification Exam?

    • Questions will be a mix of case and scenario based questions
    • There will be some questions on mathematical calculations like ROI etc
    • There will be 4/5 questions on a single case
    • Scenarios are short cases

    Progress Faster with CBAP

    What not to expect in CBAP Certification Exam

    • Do not expect questions straight from BABoK from input, output, techniques etc
    • Do not expect the exam to be easy
    • Do not expect to have the luxury of time
    • Do not expect to pass CBAP certification exam without having adequate experience as a business analyst.

    CBAP Exam Passing Score : Please see the post here on CBAP exam pass score.

    CBAP Exam Prep Tips : Please see the post here on CBAP exam prep tips.

    CBAP Assisted Learning

    CBAP Exam location/ Mode: The CBAP exam is conducted in the Prometric test center available in all major global cities.


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