1. Get a baseline with a PSM I quiz
Want to take the PSM I™ exam, but not sure if you will pass?
Take a 10-minute quiz with a few sample PSM I™ practice questions to see where you stand.
⏱️ Takes 10 min
If you’ve aced the quiz, move onto the second step.
2. Learn about the PSM I exam structure
Now that you know you have a good foundational knowledge of Scrum, what does the exam actually entail?
Here we break down the tactics and strategies to passing the PSM I including question types and categories, things missing from the Scrum guide, time management, and much more.
⏱️ Takes 12 min
Now that you’ve understood the exam holistically, move onto step 3.
3. Take our comprehensive PSM I practice exams
We now know we need a minimum of 85% passing score – answering at least 68 out of 80 questions correctly, within 60 minutes.
There’s no shortcut here. Answer the 400+ practice questions and take the simulated exams. Rinse and repeat.
Your goal is to get 100% four times in a row in the allocated time.
⏱️ Takes 2-3 hours
Are you done? Now you’re ready to move onto step 4.
4. Download and study the PSM I cheatsheet
The PSM I exam is open book, which means you can bring any material for reference.
Make sure you print out HeyScrum’s PSM I Cheatsheet to quickly refer back to when approaching difficult questions.
⏱️ Takes 10-20 min
Printed? There’s one more thing you need…
5. Print the PSM I bookmarking tool
60 minutes isn’t long. To make sure you’re properly managing your time and prioritizing questions, we recommend printing our MusCoNi — the PSM I bookmarking method.
⏱️ Takes 1 minute
Ready for the big day?
6. Pass your PSM I exam and get certified !
Now you’re fully prepped, the only thing to do is take the exam.
⏱️ Takes 60 min
Good luck and let us know how it goes!