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ArchiMate® Examinations

ArchiMate®  Exam Summary

Exam Name Exam Reference # of Items Time Limit*
ArchiMate® 3 Part 1 Exam OGA-031 (English) 40 1 Hour
ArchiMate® 3 Part 2 Exam OGA-032 (English) 8 1 Hour 30 Minutes
ArchiMate® 3 Advanced Bridge Exam (expires Jan 31 2019) OGA-3AB (English) 24 1 Hour 15 Minutes**
ArchiMate® 2 Part 1 Exam OG0-021 (English) 40 1 Hour
ArchiMate® 2 Part 2 Exam OG0-022 (English) 8 1 Hour 30 Minutes
ArchiMate® 2 Combined Part 1 and Part 2 Exam OG0-023 (English) 48 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Notes:

* Additional time may be provided for people taking an English language exam for whom English is not their first language. Please see https://certification.opengroup.org/examinations#ESL for more information.

The times listed above reflect the actual time allotted for taking the examination. Information from the Examination Provider may indicate a longer time frame that reflects the entire time required at the test center, which includes additional time for registration, tutorial, and a survey.

** For the ArchiMate 3 Advanced Bridge Exam, 30 minutes is allowed for Section 1, and 45 minutes for section 2 for an overall time of 1 hour 15 minutes.

Exam Information

The following ArchiMate examinations are available. Select the exam name for further details on the specific exam.

ArchiMate® 3 Part 1 Exam

This is the examination for the ArchImate 3 Foundation certification.

This exam comprises 40 questions in simple multiple choice format, covering the Level 1 learning outcomes (see the Conformance Requirements for detail). Each correct answer scores a single point. The pass mark is 60% (24 or more questions out of a maximum of 40).

ArchiMate® 3 Part 2 Exam

This is the examination for the ArchImate 3 Practitioner certification.

This exam comprises 8 complex scenario questions, with gradient scoring. This exam is open book and covers the complete Level 2 learning outcomes. The correct answer scores 5 points, the second best answer 3 points, the third best answer 1 point. The distracter scores zero points. The pass mark is 65% (26 or more points out of a maximum of 40).

ArchiMate® 3 Advanced Bridge Exam

This exam is only available until January 31st 2019.

This is a ArchImate 3 Advanced Bridge examination for candidates who have previously achieved the ArchiMate 2 Certified certification  and want to update to ArchiMate 3 Practitioner directly in a single examination. It consists of two sections. The first section consists of 20 questions in simple multiple choice format. The second section 4 complex scenario questions, with gradient scoring. Once you enter section 2 in the exam, you cannot return to section one. The pass mark is 65% (26 or more points out of a maximum of 40).

ArchiMate® 2 Part 1 Exam

This is the examination for the ArchImate 2 Foundation certification.

This exam comprises 40 questions in simple multiple choice format, covering the Level 1 learning outcomes (see the Conformance Requirements for detail). Each correct answer scores a single point. The pass mark is 60% (24 or more questions out of a maximum of 40).

ArchiMate® 2 Part 2 Exam

This is the examination for the ArchImate 2 Certified certification.

This exam comprises 8 complex scenario questions, with gradient scoring. This exam is open book and covers the complete Level 2 learning outcomes. The correct answer scores 5 points, the second best answer 3 points, the third best answer 1 point. The distracter scores zero points. The pass mark is 70% (28 or more points out of a maximum of 40).

ArchiMate® 2 Combined Part 1 and Part 2 Exam

This is a combined ArchImate 2 Part 1 and Part 2 examination for candidates who want to achieve the ArchiMate 2 Certified certification (Level 2) directly in a single examination. It consists of two sections, with pass marks as per the ArchiMate 2 Part 1 and Part 2 examinations described above. Each section must be passed in order to obtain an overall pass mark. If you fail either the Part 1 or Part 2 section of the combined examination then no certification is awarded, however you only need retake the examination(s) corresponding to the failed section(s).

For more information see the ArchiMate certification page

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