Have You Tried 1000 PMP Questions Yet?


Rupen Sharma

No. of Attempt
Study Duration
3 months

PMP® Course
PM PrepCast™
Prep Book
Head First PMP®Andy Crowe

Mock Exams Attempted

PMBOK® Guide Read
1 time

“Take your time in letting the information sink in and use the preparation as a way to improve your project management skills. Don’t go overboard with the practice questions; do only enough to give yourself confidence.”

Rupen Sharma passed the PMP® exam on my first attempt. Below are his lessons learned:


  1. Created an PMP® Study Plan
  2. Made It a Habit
  3. Chose the Most Effective Preparation Materials
  4. Answered Practice Exams

Create an PMP® Study Plan

  • Passing the PMP® exam is a project in itself.
  • I planned for a total effort of 200 hours but later shortened it to 140 hours when I felt that I was confident enough to pass the exam
  • I made a schedule of three months.

Made It a Habit

  • Acquire knowledge daily: e.g. read PMBOK® Guide Guide daily, be exposed to PMP® blogs and forums
  • Stick to a routine of study, e.g. using the lunch hour for study.
  • Give you some incentives for milestones.

Choose the Most Effective Preparation Materials

The following is a list of most effective materials for me:

Answer Practice Exams

Below are a list of practice exams I have attempted:

~ PMP® Lessons Learned by Rupen Sharma


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Notable Achievements

5 Proficient Pass 2nd Try