PL-100 Certification Exam Preparation - Microsoft Power Platform App Maker

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Microsoft has an exam related to the Microsoft Power Platform. The exam can be difficult, especially for people who have not taken a Microsoft exam. In this article, we look at some tips for preparing for this exam.


In this article, we will answer questions about this exam. We will show books, links, courses, preparation material and answer FAQs.

What Does PL 100 Mean?

PL stands for Power Platform and 100 is for level 100.

How Much Time Do I Need to Prepare for the Exam?

It depends on your experience with the Power Platform. One month can be enough if you are an expert in the Microsoft Power Platform and Dataverse. If you do not have any experience, it can take between 4 months to 1 year to be ready for the exam.

What Languages Are Available for this Exam?

The following languages are available for the PL-100 exam:

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Italian

How Much Does the Exam Cost?

The exam has a different price according to the country, but generally, the lowest price is USD $80, and the highest is USD $165.

Is There an Official Paid Course for this Exam?

Yes. The official course is Course PL-100T00: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker.

Is the Self-Paced Course Free?

Yes, it is free and is available on Microsoft’s site.

Note: The official and self-paced courses are not enough to pass the exam.

Where Can I Get the Study Guide for the PL-100 Exam?

You can find the Study Guide in the following link: PL-100 Study Guide.

Which Book Will Help Me Pass the Microsoft PL-100 Exam?

You can try these books:

Could You Provide Some Recommended Links to Study for the Exam?

The following links can be useful:

Create Designs

Identify the Power Platform Components

Design the UI for a Business Solution

Design the Report and Visualization for Solutions

Create and Consume Power BI Dashboards

Describe AI Builder Models

Administer Microsoft Power Platform Components

Model-Driven Apps

Canvas Apps

Create Screens in Canvas Apps

Configure the Microsoft Dataverse

Power Automate Flows

Microsoft Power Virtual Agent Chatbots in MS Teams

What Score is Needed to Pass the PL-100 exam?

You need a score of 700/1000 (approximately or higher) to pass.

How Many Questions are Included in the Exam?

Between 40-60 questions.

How Long Does It Take to Complete the PL-100 Exam?

Approximately 2-3 hours.

Where Can I Take the Exam?

The exam can be taken online and can be taken here.


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Article Last Updated: 2023-07-13

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