Exam Study Guide: SSM (6.0) – SAFe® Scrum Master

Exam Study Guide: SSM (6.0) – SAFe® Scrum Master


  • Review and acceptance of the Candidate Agreement are required to start the exam
  • Exam functionality instructions are provided following the Candidate Agreement

Exam Format

  • Questions are structured in a multiple-choice, single-select format
  • Exams are timed, and the timer is displayed once questions are presented
  • Exams will be submitted when the timer ends, regardless of the number of questions answered
  • Scores are calculated by the number of correctly answered questions
  • Unanswered questions will be marked as incorrect
  • The “Submit” button ends the exam, and a score will be calculated

Practice Test Format

  • The format reflects the same number of questions, level of difficulty, timebox, and domain areas as the exam
  • Unlimited attempts
  • Passing the practice test does not guarantee passing the exam and is provided as a preparation resource

Details are subject to change at any time

Duration90 minutes
Number of Questions45
Passing Score73%
DeliveryWeb-based, closed book, no outside assistance
AccessLearning Plan (after course completion)
CostFirst attempt included in the course registration fee if taken within 30 days of course completion
Retake Fee$50; $250 for SPC
Retake PolicyFirst retake – May be taken immediately after the first failed attempt. Second retake – May be taken 10 days after the first retake.Third retake – May be taken 30 days after the second retake. All subsequent retakes require a 30-day wait.
Introducing Scrum in SAFe® (22-28%)Basic Agile development conceptsBasic Scrum conceptsAgile Teams in a SAFe EnterpriseHigh-performing team characteristicsTeam events overviewDevOps and Release on DemandLesson 1, 2 and 4
Defining the Scrum Master / Team Coach role (26-30%)Scrum Master / Team Coach characteristicsScrum Master / Team Coach responsibilitiesAgile team coachingLesson 2
Supporting Team Events (17-21%)Iteration planningTeam syncBacklog refinementIteration reviewIteration retrospectiveLesson 4
Supporting ART Events (25-29%)PI PlanningIP IterationInspect and Adapt eventLesson 3 and 5