01-2021 Exam Version – Valid by 10-2021
Since October 2021, candidates for the PMP examination should be prepared for test questions referencing to the PMBOK Guide 7th Edition.
This list specifies the text sections of the three most relevant books recommended for exam preparation study:
Certain sections of the books are skipped in the list. These sections are irrelevant for the exam or repeat contents that have been addressed before.
Please also see the Free PMP Practice Questions.
The PMP exam questions refer to contents related to
Particularly in situational questions, it may at
times be difficult to understand in which of the method environments an exam
item (question and answer options) is located, if it is not explicitly stated
in the question. This may make it difficult to select the right answer.
The use of certain keywords in the question may signal that to you in which method world a question is located:
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