Only Registered CIHRM Students are eligible to register for a CIHRM Examination


Examinations are written twice a year in early January and late July. January Examination Registration is opened in the last week of October of the preceding year. July Registration is opened in the last week of May of the same year.

Late Exam registration is allowed five working days after the close of normal Exam Registration at a penalty. No registrations will be done after the close of the late registration date.

Candidates are required to fill out Exam registration forms and pay the required Exam Registration Fees. Examinations are conducted simultaneously at our Examination Centres in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi.

Refer to Examinations Code and Guidelines (Click Here)

Pass Mark

Levels 1 and 2

The pass mark for a Level 1 or Level 2 paper is an aggregate of Fifty per cent (50%).

Level 3

A Level 3 student shall be declared as having passed a paper on the attainment of a pass mark of at least Twelve point five per cent (12.5%) for each of the four (4) questions attempted in a paper.

Level 4

A student is deemed to have passed level 4 if he/she attains a score of sixty per cent (60%) or more from each of the evaluators of his/her project work and the Professional Certification Board has satisfied itself that he/ she has attained the required 3 years working experience in the HR field.

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    Questions Students Ask

    • Can anyone just register to write the exam?
      To be eligible to write an exam, you must first be registered with the institute as a student (i.e regular or private).
    • Where can I take my exams?
      We currently have exam centres in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi.
    • How many time does the institute organize exams in a year?
      We run exams twice every year, that is, January and July. Registration for the January exams opens in October whiles July opens in May.
    • I am concerned about Covid-19 spread. How safe are students?
      We are as much concerned about the safety of candidates and for that matter, the Institute always ensures that exam centres are disinfected during the time of the exams. Also, we ensure strict adherence to all Covid-19 protocols.

      Candidates who test positive for Covid before the exams are advised to defer their exam by writing to us with evidence of test results.

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