NICPP Certifications

NICPP offers a 4-Level Certification in program and project management where each level represents both competence and experience in the domain.

With an increasing focus on Program Management at each level, Levels 1 and 2 of the certification focus on project management, there is an increasing focus on program management for levels 3 and 4, mimic a typical professional’s journey.

These levels are non-sequential with a unique, centrally conducted assessment at each level.

The contours of each level are designed based on an analysis of infrastructure projects, as well as demands of India’s infrastructure from a professional in the industry, government or allied services.


Based on the level of certification acquired, a professional may be embedded across the infrastructure sector, be it in the government, public or private sector enterprises, project management consultancies, banks or rating agencies to drive efficiency in Indian infrastructure programs/projects.


Certified Project Associate (CPA)

The entry-level certification, Certified Project Associate (CPA) is aimed at providing the foundations of Project Management to various professionals working in a larger project/program in limited functions to introduce a common language of PM across the organization, as well those leading small projects who may benefit from the foundational concepts.

Work Experience: The professional must have 3 to 8 years of work experience

Educational Qualification: The professional must have at least a diploma from a recognized institute or university.


The Certified Project Manager (CPM)

The Certified Project Manager (CPM) certification is meant to represent competence and experienced professionals who can be entrusted with projects of significant scale (500 Cr+). These professionals have learned the fundamentals of the industry, and with experience in various functions associated with an infrastructure project, are ready to lead and bring the diverse experiences and skill-sets together.

Work Experience: The professional must have 8 to 15 years of work experience

Educational Qualification: The professional must have at least a diploma from a recognized institute or university.



Certified Program Manager (CPgM)

The Certified Program Manager (CPgM) are professionals that have executed constituent projects of significant scale and complexity and are ready to be entrusted with infrastructure programs composed of multiple projects. They understand not just the nuances of project execution, but challenges of integration across projects.

Work Experience: The professional must have 15 to 20 years of work experience

Educational Qualification: The professional must have at least a diploma from a recognized institute or university.


Certified Program Director (CPgD)

The Certified Program Director (CPgD) are mid-senior and senior professionals who are equipped and proficient in complex infrastructure programs of significant scale (4000 Cr+). They are responsible not just for program and project success, but for giving strategic direction and decision-making and shall be entrusted with India’s most ambitious and challenging infrastructure programs and projects.

Work Experience: The professional must have 20+ years of work experience

Educational Qualification: The professional must have at least a diploma from a recognized institute or university.

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