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ArchiMate® 2 Combined Part 1 and Part 2 Exam

Exam Summary

This is a combined ArchiMate 2 Part 1 and Part 2 examination for candidates who want to achieve Level 2 certification directly.

  • Exam Name: ArchiMate® 2 Combined Part 1 and Part 2
  • Exam Number: OG0-023 (English), OG0-023-ESL (ESL)
  • Qualification upon passing: ArchiMate 2 Certified
  • Delivered at: Authorized Open Group Examination Provider Testing Centers and through some ArchiMate Accredited Training Course Providers
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: Dependent on section. This examination comprises two separate sections. The ArchiMate 2 Part 1 section is CLOSED Book. The ArchiMate 2 Part 2 section is OPEN book. An electronic copy of the specification is built into the exam and becomes available in Part 2 only (*).
  • Exam type: The exam comprises two sections. Section 1: 40 Simple Multiple Choice questions + Section 2: 8 Scenario Based, Complex Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 48
  • Pass score: The pass mark for Part 1 is 60%, which means 24 or more points out of maximum of 40 points. For Part 2, the pass mark is 70%, which means 28 or more points out of a maximum of 40 points. Note that you must pass both parts of the exam to achieve an overall pass result. If you fail either part you fail the examination, however you only need retake the examination(s) corresponding to the failed section(s).
  • Time limit: 150 Minutes total  (**). Each section has a maximum time limit as follows: 60 Minutes on ArchiMate 2 Part 1. 90 Minutes on ArchiMate 2 Part 2. Once you complete the ArchiMate 2 Part 1 section you cannot return to it. There is no break between sections; Part 1 directly follows Part 2.
  • Retake policy: If you fail you must wait one month before another attempt on any ArchiMate 2 examination. This applies even if you only need to retake one of the two parts of the examination.
  • Examination Fee: US $495  (***)
  • Recommended Study: A Study Guide is available. The Self-Study Pack includes the Study Guide bundled with the Pocket Guide and other materials.
  • Recommended Training: An Accredited Training Course covering the ArchiMate 2 Level 1 and Level 2 conformance requirements. See the ArchiMate Register of Accredited Training Courses. (****)
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Notes:

(*) The Open Group's Examination Providers operate a clean exam room environment, so all applicable open book reference materials are provided electronically with the examination test, accessible by selecting the Reference button from within the exam.

(**) 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.

(***) All Accredited Training Courses include the examination as part of the course fee. The examination occurs either on site or a voucher is provided to take the exam at an Open Group Examination Provider's public test center. Local taxes may apply.

(****) To prepare for a certification exam, The Open Group recommends ArchiMate training prior to taking the exam. Please note that we do not claim that by taking courses you are guaranteed to pass the certification exams, however we do state that training is an important component in certification preparation.