Increased Project Manager Recruitment in Chennai

Posted by: Mohsin Ali Khan
Chennai is one of the popular Indian cities that would also witness increased demand for project managers. The reason is the expansion in key sectors like information services, manufacturing and construction, technology, publishing, finance, and insurance in the city. When you search for a project manager job in Chennai, you will find that there are almost 1400 jobs available, as stated in Professionals have already started searching popular institutes for PMP certification in Chennai.
Demand and Salary Prospects of a Project Manager
A project manager is the one responsible for the success or failure of the project. The team management and risk estimation is also his responsibility. Hence,  the demand for skilled and experienced project managers is increasing daily. As stated in LinkedIn, there are 852 jobs for project managers in Chennai alone.
As reported by Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap Report 2017-2027, the businesses of all sizes and types will need 88 million people working on different roles of project management over the next decade. The average salary of a project manager in the IT field is Rs 1,890,253 in Chennai, TamilNadu as stated in PayScale. These project managers work in environments with many other members and ensure that all the technical aspects of the project are working up to the mark.
Top Project Manager Certifications
PMP or Project Management Professional
PMP Certification is considered as a gold standard and is a test that verifies your management skills in all the three constraints that are time, money and scope. This certification is offered by the Project Management Institute(PMI) and it works continuously with the businesses so as to ensure the relevance for the certification. This is an exam of 200 multiple choice questions to be solved in 4 hours. The prerequisites are a secondary degree, 7500 courses in directing and leading projects and 35 hours of PM education.
Exam fee: $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.
PRINCE2 or Project IN Controlled Environments
The PRINCE2 certification is offered in two levels that are PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner. As the term defines, Foundation is an entry-level certification where you learn simple project management terms and techniques. The practitioner level is for the project managers who have successfully gone through the PRINCE2 Foundation. You are given 60 minutes to solve 60 questions in the PRINCE2 Foundation level and 150 minutes to solve 68 questions for PRINCE2 Practitioner. 
Exam fee: $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.