Scrum Master Certified (SMC®)

Scrum Master Certified (SMC®)professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The ScrumMaster guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed.

This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC®)certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.




Prerequisite Experience


Prerequisite Education

Preferably SDC®certified professional (But notmandatory)

Target Audience

Anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master

Cost of Exam


Maintaining certification

Take SMC® Recertification exam every 3 years or earn any SCRUMstudyCertification

Current Pass Rate


**Pass Rate for the SMC® examination indicates the percentage of candidates passing the exam in the first attempt who attempted all the questions.

Exam Format

Multiple choice

100 questions per exam

No negative marks for wrong answers

120 minutes duration

Proctored online exam

Current pass rate: 95%


There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable tocomplete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC®)certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SMC® classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.)

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How to apply


Register for free on and apply for the exam (OR) Attend a classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy™ Authorized Training Partner and register on


Apply for the exam by paying USD 450 or by using the exam voucher provided by the SCRUMstudy A.T.P. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).


Access the online course and take the exam

- Access the online course on 'Scrum Master Certified'.

- Get a copy of the SBOK® Guide online version.

- Schedule the two hour proctored exam.

- SCRUMstudy verifies the application: confirms the exam date and time.

- Take the two hour proctored exam online.


Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.

- Your name will be added to the SCRUMstudy Certification Registry.

- You can add the certificate to your LinkedIn profile.

- If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two Free Exam Retakes.

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