1. Understand the Exam Format
The Comprehensive exam is a two-module (A and B), computer-based, multiple-choice exam. Each module consists of 80 questions; of these, 75 questions will be scored and the remaining 5 will be considered pre-test questions that may be used in future exams.
You will have 2 hours to complete each module of the computer-based exam at your local testing center. Read more >
2. Understand the Exam Content
The comprehensive NIGP-CPP exam is based on 43 competency statements built on the Public Procurement Competency Framework.
Module A covers 20 of those competency statements and Module B covers 23 of the 43 competency statements. Read more >
3. Optional Preparation for the Exam
NIGP has a full library of tools to help you prepare for the NIGP-CPP Exam. View your prep options >
4. PATHWAY F CANDIDATES PLEASE NOTE
PATHWAY F Candidates are only required to successfully complete Module B through May 2024 testing to attain the NIGP-CPP. After May 2024, all candidates must successfully complete both Module A and Module B, regardless of eligibility pathway to earn the NIGP-CPP.