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You must first be admitted as a Student member before you can write the examination. You can apply for Student membership following these steps:


  • Click on ‘click here to apply or register
  • Click on create new profile
  • Fill the form and upload your credentials
  • Make the payment of N3,000 online and submit the application
  • Application takes 48 working hours to be processed. You will be notified via your registered email

If you are a Corps Member, please follow these steps:

  • Visit
  • Click on ‘Membership’
  • Click on ‘Corpers Application’
  • Click on ‘Create New Profile’
  • Complete the form, make payment and submit

You can get the detailed guidelines for each diet on our website

You can take your examination from anywhere in the world using a computer.

Students can take the online-based examination at any diet in a year. These take place in March,
June, September and December.

Yes. For those with eye impairment, customized questions will be given to them.

Yes. You can log in to your portal to download the study packs.

CIPM has accredited study centres that you can attend. You can liaise with them directly if interested. The full list can be accessed on our website

Ensure you attend the scheduled webinars as communicated via email.

No. The fees are not transferrable, you should only pay for the diet you intend to write.

You can defer your examination only on health grounds with proof of doctor’s report. But you have a period of seven (7) years to complete all the stages of the examination.

You can still write it but the system will log you out once the time elapses.

You can lodge your complaint via It will be reviewed by the management and we would provide feedback.

You would be marked absent and will be required to pay again whenever you intend to write it.

Log into your portal, click on ‘Operations’ and click ‘Exam Past Questions’ in the dropdown. Select your examination stage.

This entails excluding candidates that have certain qualifications from writing certain stages of the examination.

No, you only pay once for the exemption fee.

Results are released within a month after the diet.

The CIPM has put in place, a range of best practice procedures to ensure that any result released is correct.

  • Log in to your portal

  • Click on ‘operations’ and select ‘statement of result’

You have seven (7) years to complete your examination.

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