CBAP Exam Pattern

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:

CBAP Exam location/ Mode

The CBAP exam is conducted in the Prometric test center available in all major global cities.

Please check the address of the CBAP exam center here

The link to book your exam is –

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

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 Program Schedules

CBAP Program Schedules

Workshop Name  Mode of Session Timings Dates
US Week end - ( Sat - Sun ) Instructor led - Online 8.00 to 13.00 ET Jun 8 to Sep 1
APAC Week end - ( Sat - Sun - Thu ) Instructor led - Online 12.00 to 16.00 AET Jul 13 to Oct 3
US PT Week end - ( Fri - Sat ) Instructor led - Online 19.00 to 23.00 PT Jul 12 to Aug 3
US Week end - ( Sat - Sun ) Instructor led - Online 8.00 to 13.00 ET Jul 13 to Oct 6
US Week day - ( Fri - Sun - Thu ) Instructor led - Online 9.00 to 13.00 ET Aug 8 to Aug 30
US Week end - ( Sat - Sun ) Instructor led - Online 8.00 to 13.00 ET Aug 10 to Oct 27

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 –

Schedule your CBAP Exam from the exam centers –

CBAP Exam Centers in USA

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