The SHRM-CP exam is a competency-based certification exam for HR professionals who implement strategies & policies and who serves as a point of contact for staff and stakeholders as well as deliver HR services and perform HR functions.
The SHRM-CP consists of 160 questions; 95 of which are stand-alone knowledge items and 65 are situational judgment items.
There are two subject areas on the SHRM-CP exam: Behavioral Competencies and Technical Knowledge. The Behavioral Competencies section makes up 35% of the exam, while the remaining 65% consists of Technical Knowledge. The Technical Knowledge section contains questions over People, Organization, Workplace, and Strategy.
The scores on the SHRM-CP are reported as a scaled score on a range of 120 to 200. Those who pass the SHRM-CP exam will receive the maximum score of 200.