Professional in Human Resources – international (PHRi)

PHRi is an American professional certification offered by Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) which is a global, competency-based credential that is designed to validate professional-level core HR knowledge and skills. The credential demonstrates mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles. Independent of geographic region, the credential complements local HR practices. Through demonstrated knowledge, the credential enhances the credibility of HR professionals and the organizations they serve.

What is Professional in Human Resources – international (PHR-i)?


HRCI certifications are the highest standard for HR professionals around the world, and are awarded only to those who meet certain HR professional and educational requirements and who then pass an exam that evaluates real world abilities and judgment.

HRCI certifications:
• get you recognized
• get you hired and promoted
• distinguish you in the profession
• are respected, accredited, and sought-after
• support your growth and development throughout your career

Earning one of our rigorous, established, accredited, and well-respected certifications makes you part of the HRCI community, an influential network of over 135,000 professionals worldwide who are leaders in developing forward-thinking, dynamic HR strategies for their organizations.

What is exam eligibility criteria for Professional in Human Resources- international (PHRi)?

  • Minimum of 1 year of professional-level experience in an HR position with a Master’s degree or global equivalent. OR
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional-level experience in an HR position with a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent. OR
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional-level experience in an HR position with a less than a bachelor’s degree.

What is Exam Format and Length for PHRi?

Computer-based Testing (CBT) 170 multiple-choice questions (145 scored, 25 pre-test) 3 hours and 15 minutes in length.

How to get enrolled in PHRi?

Enrollment in PHRi is very simple. All you need is to just fill the enquiry form and we will provide complete guidance on enrollment for PHRi.

What is the official fee for PHRi – HRCI?

The official fee for PHRi (HRCI) is $275.

What will be the exam content for PHRi (HRCI)?

Module # 1HR Administration22%
Module # 2Recruitment & Selection22%
Module # 3Employee Relations & Communication20%
Module # 4Compensation & Benefits14%
Module # 5Training & Development15%
Module # 6Health, Safety & Security7%

How much marks I require to pass PHRi (HRCI) ?

The passing score for each exam (based on a scaled score) is 500. The minimum possible score is 100. The maximum possible score is 700.

When can I give PHRi (HRCI) exams?

Testing for the PHRi is available year-round, subject to availability at the Prometric testing center of your choice.

Where I can give PHRi (HRCI) exams?

Exams are administered through Prometric. Prometric operates a network of 10,000 test centers including Dubai and Abu Dhabi in UAE.

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We offer variety of customized learning options so that you can choose the learning option that best matches your schedule and learning style, and use assessment test results to create a personalized study plan based on your strengths and weaknesses.

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We use approved HRCI study martial which portable and you can access via PC, laptop, mobile or e-reader devices.

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