About the certification


Scrum is a simple set of principles and practices that helps teams deliver products in short cycles, enabling fast feedback, continual improvement, and rapid adaptation to change. The Scrum Master Foundation is an entry-level certification intended for IT professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of the role of the Scrum Master.

This exam includes topics such as the role of the Scrum Master, Definition of Done, Sprint, Scrum Events (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective), and Scrum Artifacts (Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog).

The Scrum Master Foundation certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 40 questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 60 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of the role of the Scrum Master and advance your career. Register for your online exam now!

Exam details


Exam code

ITC-036

Launch date

February 22, 2019

Exam description

The Scrum Master Foundation exam tests the candidate knowledge in the role of the Scrum Master.

Current version

1.0

Exam format

Multiple choice; computer-based; closed book

Number of questions

40 questions

Passing score

70% (28 out of 40)

Exam duration

60 minutes

Level

Entry-level

Languages

English and Portuguese (Brazilian)

Exam description

The role of the Scrum Master, Definition of Done, Sprint, Scrum Events (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective), and Scrum Artifacts (Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog)

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

16 hours

Recommended reading

• Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland
• Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process by Kenneth S. Rubin

Prerequisites

Passing the ITC-028: Scrum Essentials exam

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in Scrum

Validity period

Lifetime

Cost

USD 150

How to get certified


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

Congratulations! You are certified!

Stackable Certifications


Earn 4 certifications and receive an integrator certification (designation).

Scrum Essentials

Scrum Master Foundation

Scrum Product Owner Foundation

Lean IT Essentials

Agile Scrum Fundamentals

Frequently Asked Questions


  • How much do Itcert's exams cost?

    All exams are available for USD 150 each. Prices may vary slightly by region and currency exchange rates.

  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. Itcerts recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification covers.

  • What is the exam retake policy?

    If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and the second attempt. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the second attempt, the candidate must wait at least 7 days before retaking the exam for a third time. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than three times per year (12 months).

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  • Are there any mandatory training to take an exam?

    Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English, Spanish and Portuguese (Brazilian).

  • Where can I take the exams?

    Exams are delivered online (Online Proctored Exams) and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

  • Do the Itcerts certifications expire?

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