CCBA Exam Pattern

CCBA Exam Pattern

The CCBA certification (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis) is the 2nd level business analysis certification from IIBA. This is the most sought-after certifications for mid-level business analysts to excel in the corporate world.

While it remains a desirable 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 CCBA exam pattern.

CCBA exam focuses on

  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition -32%
  • Strategy Analysis -12%
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management – 18%
  • Solution Evaluation -6%
  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring – 12%
  • Elicitation and Collaboration – 20%

CCBA Exam Pattern:

CCBA Exam location/ Mode

The CCBA exam is conducted in Prometric test center available in all major global cities

Please check the address of the CCBA exam center here

The link to book your exam is –

What not to expect in CCBA

  • Do not expect many 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 CCBA certification exam without having adequate experience as a business analyst

Suggested reading for CCBA –

CCBA Certification Tips

Six Simple Steps to pass CCBA Certification

CCBA Exam Pattern

CCBA Certification- Relevance and Benefits

Confused between CCBA and CBAP?

CCBA Examination Centers in USA

Watch the recordings for the IIBA webinar on “How to best prepare for CCBA certification” by our trainer LN Mishra here:

Want to be a Certified BA....! Join Success Guaranteed Certification Training.

Author Details
Principal BA and Trainer , Adaptive US Inc

Mentor to 500+ Certified BA
25+ years of experience in IT Business Analysis
Author of 12 Books on Business Analysis
Part of IIBA Exam Committee

Leave a Comment