IPA Overview

The Information Technology Engineers Examination [ITEE]

The Information Technology Engineers Examination (ITEE) is a group of national qualification exams, through which the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry certifies IT professionals and other individuals as meeting or exceeding a set standard of IT knowledge and skills. Based on the Act on Facilitation of Information Processing, these examinations are administered by IPA alongside the Registered Information Security Specialist (RISS) examination for vendor-neutral professional certifications.

A wide variety of IT vendors and user organizations are referring to ITEE certification as a consistent, objective indicator in assessing the level of IT knowledge and skills of individuals by categories. 520,000 people took the exams in FY 2017 alone.

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