The Best Timing for Taking Mock Exams



No. of Attempt
Study Duration

PMP® Course

Prep Book

Mock Exams Attempted
PM FASTrackScordoPM Exam SimulatorPM Study
PMBOK® Guide Read
2 times

“If I were doing this again, I will read Rita + PMBOK® Guide, take a sample 4 hour test just to know what to expect, Read RITA + PMBOK® Guide again, Take 3-4 tests as a baseline and read PMBOK® Guide to brush up on the weak areas and take PM Study.”

Aneel cleared the PMP® exam with one attempt. Below is the experience sharing and tips for the PMP® aspirants.

Study Materials

  1. Read PMBOK® Guide Guide cover to cover twice. This is considered the bible for the PMP® exam.
  2. Read Rita Mulcahy’s once and attempted all the exercises at the end of each chapter.
  3. Studied the Rajesh Nair’s and Abhishek’s version notes in PMZILLA Forum.

Practice Exams

  1. Exam Central
  2. PMZilla
  3. Christopher Scordo
  4. PM Exam Simulator
  5. Head First Mock Exam
  6. Rita’s FASTrack
  7. PM Study practice test

PMP® Tips

  • Memorize PMP® Formulas
  • No need to memorize ITTO’s, just understand their logical relationship among the process.

~ PMP® Lessons Learned by Aneel


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Notable Achievements

5 Proficient Pass 2nd Try