BIDA™ Final Exam

In addition to completing the required core courses and elective courses, students need to complete the final exam to earn their BIDA™ certificate. 

Below, you will find all the information you need to feel confident about taking the final exam and passing it.

Exam Details

  • Exam structure: 65 multiple-choice questions drawn from a randomized question bank. These questions include the required completion of four case studies.
  • Exam location: The exam is online and does not need to be scheduled.
  • Exam length: 3 hours - timed
  • Exam content: The exam covers the content from the core and prep courses. Content from elective courses will not be covered.
  • Exam results availability: Students will receive their results immediately after completing the exam.
  • Passing score: 70%
  • Eligibility: The exam can be accessed upon completion of all core courses and 3 or more elective courses
  • Number of attempts: Unlimited
  • Retaking the exam: Students will have to wait for one month until they can attempt the final exam again. Each additional exam attempt follows the same process.
  • How to prepare: Review the course videos, materials, exercises, and case studies. Take the BIDA™ practice exam.
  • Practice exams: Students may take an unlimited number of practice exams before challenging the official exam.

How to Unlock the BIDA Final Exam

To unlock the BIDA final exam, please complete all required courses by clicking the complete and continue button on the bottom right of the page. Every lesson and module should have a green checkmark beside it.

Next, you can find CFI's honor pledge as one of the final steps before taking the final exam. All checkmarks should be checked in green and you must enter your full legal name before submitting it.

Once the steps above are complete and you're ready, find a quiet place with a stable internet connection and start the exam. There will be a countdown timer counting down from 3 hours.

BIDA Final Exam Checklist

BIDA Final Exam Next Steps

After you pass the exam, there are some optional extra steps that can help you make the most of your hard-earned BIDA certificate.

View + Download the BIDA Certificate

You can retrieve your program certificate by going to My Transcripts and Certificates > Certifications > choose BIDA in the selection menu.

Download your certificate and keep it in a safe place!

Please note that it can take up to 24 hours for your certificate to become available.

Share Your Certificate on LinkedIn

There's no better feeling than sharing your certificate with colleagues and potential employers to show off your upgraded skills! You can add your certificate to LinkedIn by opening the certificate link and clicking the "Add to my LinkedIn profile" button.