2 Months

Training Duration




Certification Title

May 2020




HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) is a U.S. based credentialing organization offering certifications to HR Generalists, administrators and managers. The certifications are awarded upon successful completion of competency exams that cover Human Resource Management (HRM) practices, policies and principles. Human Resource professionals seek HRCI certifications to boost career opportunities, professional credibility, and compensation rates.

HRCI exam content varies by certification type. Each exam is designed to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of HR practices, policies and principles. Exams are accredited by The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Renewal/recertification is required every three years for the retention of HRCI credentials. To obtain recertification, professionals must either retake the certification exam or earn 60 HR-related professional development training credits. All training must be provided by HRCI approved providers (APs).

PHRi (Professional in Human Resources-International) – certifies mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR practices, regardless of geographic region. This certification requires a degree plus work experience.

HRCI Certification Process

  1. Create give your details on upTop platform.
  2. Dedicated upTop counselor shall appoint a call to check eligibility.
  3. Approved candidate can go for self-preparation / Obtain training program to minimize the risk of failing the exam.
  4. Go through the training and mock exam, Interview and Mock assessments.
  5. upTop make sure participants 100% prepared before appearing for final exam.
  6. Schedule a test appointment (within 120 days) at a Pearson VUE testing location. Official test results are available within 24-48 hours. The average pass rate across all certifications is 71%.
  7. Become Global certified HR professionals on successfully passing the exam.
  8. Also, HRCI awards one recertification credit hour for every hour of concurrent session time.

HRCI awards one recertification credit hour for every hour of concurrent session time.

Important Information.

To be eligible for the PHRi you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience: Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a master’s degree or global equivalent, Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma or global equivalent.

Eligible candidates will enroll for the training program.

Industry expert HR's will deliver weekend training live sessions and mock tests during 2 months of training before appearing for final HR Certification.

Exam time: 3 hours and 15 minutes. Exam length: 145 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions Language: English Computer-based exam


  • The job analysis process and organization needs.
  • Job evaluation and job descriptions.
  • Existing best recruitment practices, platforms, sourcing channels, and labor market.
  • Existing best recruitment practices and trends (utilizing different platforms or channels to source talent)
  • Current market situation and talent pool availability (internal and external) 06 Interview and assessment methods.
  • Job requirements.
  • How to measure recruiting effectiveness (for example: time-to-fill, cost-per-hire).
  • Applicant tracking systems and/or methods.
  • General compensation and benefits administration methods (for example: market reference ranges/pay tiers, compa-ratio, fringe benefits).
  • Organization policies, procedures, ongoing programs, and other engagement activities.
  • Record keeping requirements.
  • Regulations related to handling sensitive personal data.
  • Leave management policies and processes.
  • Statutory leave of absence requirements (for example: holidays, paid leave, maternity).
  • Benefits tracking systems.
  • Organization benefits and compensation policies and processes.
  • Statutory requirements related to benefits.
  • HR Information System.
  • On-boarding process and logistical arrangements.
  • Employment lifecycle.
  • Legal requirements to onboard new employees.
  • Organization values, history, organizational structure.
  • Off-boarding process and logistical arrangements.
  • Legal requirements to separate employees.
  • Upcoming updates, changes, organization news.
  • Employee demographics in order to effectively communicate with all employees.
  • Various organizational structures.
  • Best survey methods.
  • Job analysis.
  • Principles of employment.
  • Market trends.
  • Learning and development tools and methodologies.
  • Coaching and mentoring methods.
  • Organizational structure.
  • Qualitative/quantitative survey and reporting methods.
  • Corporate culture and policies.
  • Emerging HR trends and the impact on the workplace.
  • Organization’s performance management strategies and methodologies.
  • Adult learning theories and best practices.
  • Organization’s development strategy.
  • Benefits and compensation strategy and the connection to human capital strategy.
  • Methods to align and benchmark compensation.
  • Employee engagement principles and theories to enhance employee experience.
  • Benefits and compensation programs in extensive detail.
  • Employee Value Proposition and its effect on employee engagement, talent acquisition, and retention.
  • Current market data obtained through market studies and salary surveys.
  • Pay structure techniques.
  • Regional safety laws and guidelines.
  • Process management.
  • Specific employment laws and guidelines.
  • Corrective action methods.
  • Organization policies.
  • Legal best practices.
  • Internal and external audit procedures.
  • Proper documentation methods and systems.
  • Record keeping best practices.
  • Business continuity plan development.
  • Process mapping and workflow development.
  • Local labor compliance and regulations 62 Investigation practices.
  • Existing business processes within areas of expertise.
  • Organizational policies and procedures 65 Gap analysis.
  • Effective data reporting.
  • Existing HRIS, reporting tools, and other systems.
  • Change management tools and techniques.
  • Different communication techniques.
  • Knowledge management techniques and practices.
  • Organization structure and responsibilities.
  • Job profiles to ensure proper access to users.
  • Ongoing processes the system performs.
  • Organization HRIS/tools/procedures.
  • Trends and root causes of problems.
  • Existing processes in the organization.
  • User and customer requirements.

Program Fee


Option 1 – (Only Exam) Fee $ 495 = (INR 37,125) for exam only with no training assistance.

Options 2 – (Bundle) Exam Fee + Virtual Study Material only ($ 725 ) = INR 54,375/-

upTop Savings

Option 1 – (Only Exam) Fee $ 475 = (INR 35,625) for exam only with no training assistance.

Saving = (495 – 475) = $20

Options 2 – (Bundle) Exam Fee + Live Training & Preparation+ Study Material + Mock Test) = $700 = INR 52,500/-

Saving =( $ 725 – 700) = $25

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