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CIPM® Exam Information

The CIPM exams (Levels I and II) are offered during two exam windows: March and September. The exams must be passed sequentially. The exams are computer based and offered in English only.

Test Center Locations

The CIPM exams are offered at many Prometric test centers around the world. After you register, you can schedule your own exam appointment at your preferred test center. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability, so make sure to schedule your exam as soon as possible after completing registration.

Find a CIPM exam location near you

Program and Exam Fees

When you register for your first CIPM exam, you will be enrolled in the program. The cost of each exam depends on when you register.

Learn more about program and exam fees and deadlines

View the CIPM exam calendar

Learn more about CIPM scholarships

Exam Structure

Level I

The Level I exam emphasizes the conceptual foundations of performance measurement, attribution, appraisal, and presentation, as well as the GIPS standards. This level is weighted more heavily on performance measurement and attribution.

Get the Level I Quick Start Guide

Level II

The Level II exam emphasizes performance appraisal and manager selection, including application of the appropriate tools and inputs in more complex investment decision-making situations.

All CFA charterholders and candidates who have successfully completed the Level III CFA exam are exempt from CIPM Level l and may register directly for Level ll.

Get the Level II Quick Start Guide

CIPM Program Policies

Our exam policies and procedures exist to protect the integrity of the CIPM Program and ensure the exam process is fair for all candidates. It is your responsibility to read and understand all testing policies set forth by the CIPM Program.

CIPM Program policies

Candidate agreement

Exam Results

Exams are scored following each exam. Results are available within 60 days of the close of the exam window.

Learn more about exam results

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