Details of CBAP & CCBA Certifications

Details of CBAP & CCBA Certifications

What is CBAP?

CBAP stands for Certified Business Analysis Professional. This certification considered as level three business analysis for those business analysts who already have 5 years of experience in business analysis. IIBA is providing you an opportunity of CBAP to enhance the business analysis skills for intermediate to senior business analysts.


CBAPs are highly committed professionals who are best in business analysis. So Genius world Consultant is providing outstanding training to help you in passing the CBAP certification exam.

Who can apply for CBAP Certification?

  • Professionals who have almost 5 years of working experience in the business analysis can easily apply for CBAP certification.
  • You can say, in the past ten years you should have at least 7,500 hours of work experience regarding the business analysis.
  • Out of 7500 hours at least 900 hours should be surf in 4 knowledge areas of the 6 BABOK Guide version 3.
  • In the last 4 years, you should have a minimum of 35 hours experience of in Professional Development.
  • References
  • Contract with CBAP code of conduct.


Information about the CBAP Certification Exam

Namely, it is a Certified Business Analysis Professional Certification. Which don’t require any pre-requisite and exam pattern is multiple-choice questions. Whereas the total number of questions is one hundred and twenty (120) and the time duration is 3.5 hours. For passing criteria, no score is announced by IIBA and also no renewal required because it is valid until the certificate is valid. If you want to know the exam fee you can check the officially from IIBA but here we are going to mention the fee which is currently announced by IIBA. An applicant who is a member of IIBA will pay $125 for the non-refundable application fee and $ 325 for the exam fee. However, a non-member of IIBA will pay a $ 125 non-refundable application fee and a $ 450 exam fee.

Information about the CBAP Certification Exam

Now if you have a good preparation for the CBAP certification exam then you should know the exam format and information. You can check the information as it is mentioned above and here in the next paragraph we will provide you format.


Note: If you are still not satisfied with your preparation you can contact Genius World Consultant for training from professional business analysis who are in this field from the past 25 years.


Here is the format of the exam with percentage and weightage according to the domain.

In the CBAP certification exam domain like Requirement Lifecycle Management and Strategy Analysis have 15% of weightage. Whereas 14% of weightage belongs to Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring and Solution Evaluation. 12% is considered for Elicitation and Collaboration but the highest percentage which is 30% is given to Requirement Analysis and Design Definition.

Here, we go for CCBA

What is CCBA?

CCBA stands for Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA). It’s a professional certification for business analysis people from IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis). No doubt it will give a boost in your skills and earnings.


The procedure of this certification exam is almost the same as mentioned above for CBAP. It is also based on the BABOK (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) guide, which is available in English and Japanese as well. Similarly, the CBAP exam is computer-based and you can excess it from anywhere in the world.

Who can apply for CCBA?

You should know all six areas of the BABOK Guide. There is also a criterion for CCBA applicant which is mentioned below:

  • In business analysis work experience you should have spent at least 3750 hours and 7 years with BABOK guide.
  • At least 500 hours in every 4 areas out of 6 knowledge areas or you can say a minimum 900 hours in each of 2 knowledge areas out of 6. 
  • In the past 4 years, a minimum of 21 hours is considerable in professional development.
  • High school education or equivalent to that is fine.
  • Signed a contract with CCBA code of conduct

For more information, you can visit us or contact us to schedule your training as Genius World Consultant one of the best in Business Analysis Training.


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