A candidate is expected to meet the requirements of all the syllabus topics, although each examination will not necessarily examine all syllabus topics.
The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions to be answered in 40 minutes. A pass mark of 50% is required to attain the Foundation Certificate.
There are no formal pre-requisites. However, experience in IT governance and/or management would be valuable.
This Foundation course is required to progress to the COBIT 5 Implementor/Assessor qualifications.