ISO 21500 and ISO 21502


FAQ about the ISO 21500 and ISO 21502 exam.

How many points do I need to get to pass the exam?

  • You need to get 118 points out of 173 points to pass.

When will I know if I passed the exam?

  • You will receive the result of the exam within 7 days of the exam.

What types of questions can I expect?

  • The exam has multiple choice questions, some true/false questions and a case.

How long do I have to complete the exam?

  • A total of 75 min. is available to finish the exam.

I am dyslexic, can I get additional time?

  • Yes, you can get an additional 20 min. if you are dyslexic and let us know in advance.

Do I have to be physically present at my university/school to do the exam?

  • The exam is online, and you may sit anywhere.

Am I allowed to sit with other students?

  • No, you must not do the exam with other students.

Are aides allowed?

  • No aides are allowed including the ISO standards, notes, cell phones, other PCs/laptops.

What if I fail the exam, can I redo it some other time?

  • Yes, you can redo the exam, but you must pay the registration fee again.

What do I get if I pass the exam?

  • You will receive a digital diploma.

How long will my diploma be valid for?

  • There is no expiration date for the diploma.

Do I have to redo the exam if the ISO 21500 standards are reviewed?

  • No, you don’t have to redo the exam.

Can I do the exam if I graduate and am longer a student?

  • Yes, we will grant permission to students that have recently graduated to take the exam.

How do I get access to the ISO 21500 and ISO 21502 standards?

  • Depending on your university/school you should have access to the standard through the digital library. If your university or school does not have a license with Danish Standards, we will send you a copy of the standard after you have paid the registration fee.

Pernille Arendsdorf Bengtsen
Pernille Arendsdorf Bengtsen Konsulent | Consultant
Afdeling for international politik og kursus
T: 39966223