CBAP Certification Training

CBAP Certification cost, Eligibility and Exam pattern


Certified Business analysis professional (CBAP) is the most recognised certificate for business analysts. This certification is issued by International Institute of business analysis (IIBA), Canada. CBAP is the level 3 business analysis certification and is meant for experienced business analysts.

This article will discuss all the details about CBAP like certification eligibility, CBAP certification cost, training programs and preparation resources.

IIBA launched this certificate on September 30, 2016. Recently IIBA has also launched Agile analysis certification (AAC), which will award certifications for demonstrating business analysis competency in Agile environment.


The eligibility criteria for CBAP Certification are as follows (as per IIBA website):

  • Complete a minimum of 7,500 hours of Business Analysis Work Experience in the last 10 years.
  • Within this experience, a minimum of 900 hours completedin 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas, for a total of at least 3,600 of the required 7,500 total.
  • Complete a minimum of 35 hours of Professional Development in the last 4 years.
  • Provide two references.
  • Agree to Code of Conduct.
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions.


CBAP Certification cost comprises of 3 parts – the membership fees, application and exam fees. The membership fees depends on your country of residence. The application fees is USD 125, which is non-refundable, whereas the examination fees is USD 325 for members and USD 450 for non-members.

The certification fees details for CBAP certification are provided in the table below:


Region I Region II Region III
Membership fees
Application Fees
Exam Fees (Members)
Exam Fees (Non-members)

Region I Countries: USA, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates& more..

Region II Countries: Singapore, Taiwan, South Africa & more…

Region III Countries: India, Argentina, Pakistan & More..

As an Example, Total cost for CBAP certification for region I aspirant (United States of America) is:

Membership fees – USD 125, Application fees USD 125 and the exam fees is USD 325 resulting in a total fees of USD 575.

As an Example, Total cost for CBAP certification for region III aspirant (India) is:

Membership fees – USD 55, Application fees USD 125 and the exam fees is USD 325 resulting in a total fees of USD 505.

To check you specific country’s membership fees, visit IIBA membership page


The CBAP certification examination is based on Business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK) guide v3. The BABOK guide is structured into knowledge areas, Techniques, perspectives and competencies. The weightage of the knowledge areas is provided below:


Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
Elicitation & Collaboration
Requirements Life Cycle Management
Strategy Analysis
Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
Solution Evaluation



CBAP Certification exam is a multiple choice questions based exam. The questions are designed to test your ability to apply the BABOK concepts and framework.

There is a mix of scenario and case study based questions. The empirical data suggests that the case study based questions could be anywhere between 20%-35%.

The case studies are large (one or two pages) and multiple questions are based on the case studies

  • There are 120 MCQs
  • Duration of the exam is 210 minutes (3.5 hours)
  • Each question will have four options
  • Every question will have one correct answer
  • There are no negative marking

Sample CBAP questions are available on Techcanvass CBAP question bank page, with registration.


You can join a training course from any IIBA Endorsed education provider(EEP) to get 35-hrs of PDs to become eligible for the exam. Techcanvass is an IIBA EEP and provides CBAP certification training.

Techcanvass offers a CBAP course with the following features:

  • IIBA Endorsed course
  • Weekends classes
  • Online and Self-paced course options
  • CBAP Study Guide with chapter exercises
  • Free Question Bank
  • Case studies with questions
  • Recorded sessions so that you don’t miss any session
  • Free Videos on BABOK
  • TechEdge Portal access – 1 year

CBAP Certification Training


Techcanvass is an IT certifications training organization. We are an IIBA Endorsed education provider and iSQI, Germany Authorized training centre. We provide business analysis and automation testing certification courses. Apart from providing training programs, we also publish useful resources for entry level and working business analysts.

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