COBIT 2019 Foundation Exam 


The COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate program covers eight key areas: framework introduction, principles, governance system and components, governance and management objectives, performance management, designing a tailored governance system, business case and implementation.

Certificate candidates explore COBIT 2019 concepts, principles and methodologies used to establish, enhance and maintain a system for effective governance and management of enterprise information technology. The exam will test a candidate’s understanding of the topics and those that achieve a passing score on the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam receive the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate.

About the Exam

The COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate Exam is an online, closed-book, remotely proctored exam. The exam covers eight domains and includes a total of 75 questions. The number of questions in each domain is based upon the domain’s assigned weight. The chart below details the domains and the weights assigned to them.


Exam-takers will be given two hours (120 minutes) to complete the exam. Each multiple-choice question has three options with only one correct answer. A score of 65% or higher is required to pass the exam.

Exam registration fee is $175. Purchases are nonrefundable or transferable. It is important that exam candidates first confirm access to the required technology to launch the exam before purchasing a COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate exam registration. To review the technology requirements, refer to the exam guide below.

Individuals holding an ISACA certification (CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC) may claim two CPE credits when a passing score is achieved.

For additional details please view the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate Exam Guide.