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Indian Green Building Council Accredited Professional Examination (IGBC AP) 2022

Last Updated on April 30, 2022 by Admin

The ‘Indian Green Building Council Accredited Professional Examination’ (IGBC AP) offered by IGBC is a credential for professionals (with at least 2 years of work experience) to participate in green building projects.


The examination is not based on any specific rating system. It is designed to test a candidate’s green building design and construction knowledge.

Qualified individuals can be involved in projects registered under the ‘IGBC rating programmes’ like IGBC Green Homes, IGBC Factory buildings, IGBC Existing Buildings etc., Projects would achieve one credit point under the ‘Innovation and Design’ category if an IGBC AP is part of the project team.



All professionals with at least 2 years of work experience in the building industry are eligible to appear for this examination.

Examination Fee (effective from 1 January 2016):

For Professionals: 5,000 Rs.

Location & Frequency of Exam:

The examination is online, computer-based, and offered twice a month (i.e., 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month) at Merit Trac examination centers in the following cities:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Kochi
  • Coimbatore
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkota
  • Mumbai
  • Pune

In the following cities, the period of the exam is once a month (3rd Saturday) and the centers are subject to availability. If any of the centers mentioned below is not available, the exam will be scheduled to the nearest city mentioned in the above list.

  • Aurangabad
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Gurgaon
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Mysore
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Noida
  • Patna
  • Siliguri
  • Surat
  • Trichy
  • Trivandrum
  • Vadodara
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam

The candidates will have to specify their preferred location and date for examination in the application form.

Note: The above test centers are subject to availability on the dates mentioned.

Examination Administration:

The ‘Indian Green Building Council Accredited Professional Examination’ is offered through MeritTrac Services Private Limited, India’s Premier and largest skills Assessment Company. MeritTrac has conducted 4 million exams and is currently assessing close to 1.8 million candidates per year. MeritTrac has state-of-the-art assessment centers across the country for conducting high stake exams and offering great candidate test-taking experience.

Candidates need to register with the Indian Green Building Council through the IGBC website www.igbc.in. On receipt of the examination fee, an automated confirmation email will be sent to the registered email id. The exact address of the Test Centre will be communicated via email to the registered email id, 5 days prior to the date of the exam.

Results will be reported to the candidate immediately upon completion of the exam.

Successful candidates will be awarded the ‘IGBC Accredited Professional’ certificate and listed on the IGBC website.


Unsuccessful candidates can schedule to retake the exam by repeating the registration process.

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