Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification Training Course in Pune

The PMI ACP Certification in Pune validates your knowledge and abilities in agile project management and may help people develop their job skills. This certification enables participants to increase the performance of their teams and organizations. It may also help staff enhance their goods and services through better knowledge of their target clients. Furthermore, since the PMI ACP training in Pune emphasises collaborative abilities, it may increase staff productivity and efficiency. With the ACP certification in Pune, you can expect to learn more about agile and test-driven programming.

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Key Features

  • 16 Hours of Instructor-led Live Virtual Training
  • 21 Hours of training (Live Virtual Training + Self-Paced)
  • 20+ years highly experienced trainers
  • 5 Case studies/2 hands on Projects
  • Application assistance with ACP application template
  • LMS Access for Self-Paced Learning content designed by Industry Experts
  • 21 PDUs & SEUs offered
  • Course Completion Certificate
  • 650+ exam practice question and answers
  • No Cost EMI Available
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What is ACP Certification? What you can learn from ACP Certification?

Nowadays, due to the changing demands of the customers and needs, IT Organizations are going through the transition by shifting their focus to agile methodology to attain customer satisfaction. Agile takes care of these frequent changes in demands, requirements and priorities. PMI-ACP certification helps one learn all the frameworks of Agile which are Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). With this certification, you will have rich knowledge of different techniques of Agile Practices, Principles and values. This PMI-ACP will teach you all the nooks and corners of the Agile using which you can set up your project, work on the estimations, cost and schedule based on the Agile Principles.


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I Attended The ACP Training And The Training Was Very Well Organized And Executed By The StarAgile Team

I attended the ACP training and the training was very well organized and executed by the StarAgile team. The entire training program was focused on agile framework application in real-life scenarios using group interactive activities.


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It Was A Stunning Experience To Join Such A Live Class

It was a stunning experience to join such a live class. The trainer was really talented and I missed "no second" of the entire session. That was marvelous.


Tharindu Rathnasinghe

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Well Structured And Quite Informative Session

Well structured and quite informative session. Activities carried out were eye-openers, clarifying concepts. Thanks for such a wonderful session. Also, appreciate the continuous efforts. In a true sense a devoted training institute.


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The Trainer Was Knowledgeable

The trainer was knowledgeable. The training was informative and useful. Visual Illustration was good which made the contents easily understandable.


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Well-structured Course Material

Well-structured course material. The training methods were unique and very useful as they gave a good amount of hands-on work experience to understand the subject materials and topics.


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PMI-ACP Certification and Training FAQ's

What is the average salary of a PMI-ACP certified professional in Pune?

PMI-ACP professionals earn an average of INR 15 lakhs, with the majority earning between INR 11 lakhs and INR 41 lakhs per year.

What are the Top Companies Hiring PMI-ACP certified professionals in Pune?

Ally Executive, Oracle, and Gini empire are companies that hire PMI-ACP certified professionals in Pune.

What are the career opportunities after PMI-ACP certification in Pune?

Technical Business Analyst, Agile Coach, Agile Consultant and Project Management are some of the career opportunities for PMI-ACP certification in Pune.

How does StarAgile assure me that the PMI-ACP training and course material delivered will help in clearing exam?

StarAgile follows unique framework and this will help professional to clear exam in 45 days. We our course package includes pre- recorded videos, Live virtual session by highly experienced trainers, 5 Simulation exams, 2 Projects, 5 Case Studies, End of chapter quizzes.

How do I get 21 contact hours for PMI-ACP?

The PMI-ACP self-paced online certification learning course allows students to participate in virtual training sessions and get 21 contact hours by completing the course.

Does StarAgile offer Live Virtual and online classes for PMI-ACP?

StarAgile offers two modes of training
a) Live Virtual (Interactive)
b) Self-Paced training (Recorded videos)

What is Live Virtual training?

Live Virtual trainings will be delivered via video conferencing. Students have the option to take the course in person or join the live classrooms remotely from their desktop. We can see and hear the course instructor and other classmates in real time

Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming by using GOTO WEBINAR tool. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference for exam preparation.

What infrastructure do I need to attend PMI-ACP Certification Online?

The system requirements are quite basic:
OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
Internet Speed: Preferably above 512 KBPS
Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly.

How 100% money back guarantee?

Yes we offer 100% money back guarantee and please look how this works:

If you feel your course is not to your liking, we offer a 7-day money-back guarantee. Just send us a refund request within 7 days of purchase, and we will refund 100% of your payment, no questions asked!

For Self-Paced Learning:

Raise refund request within 7 days of purchase of course. Money back guarantee is void if the participant has accessed more than 25% content.

For Instructor Led Training:

Raise refund request within 7 days of commencement of the first batch you are eligible to attend. Money back guarantee is void if the participant has accessed more than 25% content of an e-learning course or has attended Online Classrooms for more than 1 day.

What are PDUs and SEUs?

Professional Development Units (PDUs) is the term used for continuing education credit by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to renew PMI certifications. Scrum Education Units (SEUs) is the term used for continuing education units by the Scrum Alliance to earn the CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) certification.

How many PDUs and SEUs I will get after completing PMI-ACP training Online?

After completing PMI-ACP training participant will be awarded with 21 PDUs and 21 SEUs

What next after PMI-ACP Training Course in Pune?

After PMI-ACP certification in Pune we suggest you go for SAFe Agilist 4.5 training as it deals with scaling Agile at Enterprise level.

Who delivers this PMI-ACP training Online?

All our trainers are highly qualified, PMI-ACP credential holder with 20+ year experience.
We have pool have trainers who delivered more than 500+ workshops on PMI-ACP course. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

How many attempts do I have to pass the exam?

Total PMI offers 3 attempts for ACP course, first attempt will cost $495 for non-member and $435 for member, second attempt will cost $395 for non-member and $335 for member, third attempt will cost for $395 non-member and $335 for member

Payment Procedure?

One can make Payment via Credit card; Debit card, Net banking, Cheque /Wallets/ NEFT. For more details you can get in touch with us.

Is the PMI-ACP training course online aligned to the latest exam and course changes implemented by PMI®?

Yes, our training is completely aligned to the latest update done to the course by PMI® for the Year 2018.

Is exam fee included in the course fee?

No. The exam fee is not included.

How many questions are there in the PMI-ACP® exam?

The PMI-ACP® examination will consist of 100 scored items and 20 unscored (pre-test) items. The unscored items will not be identified and will be randomly distributed throughout the exam. The Duration of the PMI-ACP® exam is 3 hours.

What certification do I get post PMI- ACP training in Pune?

After successful completion of the PMI-ACP training in Pune, you will be awarded the course completion certificate along with the 21 hours PDU certificate from StarAgile that makes you eligible to take up PMI-ACP examination.

Do you provide assistance for the PMI-ACP certification exam application process?

We will provide you complete assistance on Application process, we will share excel sheet calculator to fill project experience details, this excel will help you to fill actual application
Also, our trainers will explain complete application process at the point of Live Virtual training.

How many years PMI-ACP certification is valid?

Certification is valid for 3 years. Professional must renew their certificate with 30 PDUs every 3 years

Who provides the PMI-ACP certification in Pune?

For Agile Certified Practitioner certificate, professionals must take exam from Project Management institute (PMI), which is recognized globally

What is the exam fee for PMI-ACP Certification?


What are the Prerequisites for PMI-ACP Certification?

Should have a secondary degree or higher
Should have 2000 hours of general project management experience in the last 5 years
In addition, you should have at least 1,500 hours of experience working on agile project teams during last three years
21 contact hours must be earned in Agile practices.

Who can do PMI-ACP Certification in Pune?

Project Manager, Agile team members, Delivery Manager, Technical Project Manager, Team Lead, Project Lead, Tech Lead, Release Manager, Test Manager, Program Manager, Test Engineer, Quality Assurance, Test Analyst, Business Analyst, Software Engineer, System Engineer, Developer, Programmer, Scrum Masters, Scrum Team Members, Product Owners, Project Executives, Project Engineers etc.

What is the average salary for PMI-ACP Certified professionals?

The average salary for PMI-ACP certified professionals are $ 1,23,000 p.a

What skills your will learn after PMI-ACP® Certification in Pune?

PMI ACP® certification in Pune is for the aspirants looking to gain Agile knowledge & apply to project management work. It is designed to get expertise in Agile process by following various methodologies like Scrum, Lean Agile, Kanban, TDD, Extreme Programming (XP). It gives depth understanding of the Agile principles & practices from all angles of Project management. The various areas of study under this certification are –

  • Agile Principles and Mindset
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Team Performance
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvment (Product, Process, People)

Career benefits after doing PMI-ACP® Certification?

Once professional completed PMI-ACP certification he can easily find jobs for designations like:

PMP Scrum Master
Technical Business Analyst
Agile Coach
Agile Consultant
Project Manager
Certified professionals will easily get 28% salary hike from non-certified professionals
ACP® is newly introduced certificate by PMI and but most comprehensive and in-demand certification across globe.

How many PDUs and SEUs I will get after completing PMI-ACP® training in Pune?

After completing PMI-ACP training participant will be awarded with 21 PDUs and 21 SEUs

ACP Certification & Exam FAQ's

How much is PMI ACP certification cost /fees for PMI ACP Certification?

The exam cost is US$435 for PMI members and US$495 for non-members for computer based test. US$335 for PMI members and US$395 for non-members in paper based test.

What is the PMI-ACP Training Cost in Pune ?

The following table will give you a clear idea of PMI-ACP Training Cost :

S. NoPMI-ACP Training Cost at Different Aspects
Exam TypeCosts
1Online PMI-ACP Training Cost in Pune
-₹8999- ₹18999
2PMI-ACP Training Cost in Pune for Classroom Training
-₹13999- ₹18999
3PMI ACP Training Cost in Pune for PMI members
4PMI ACP Training Cost in Pune for non-PMI members
5PMI ACP Training Cost in Pune for PMI members
6PMI ACP Training Cost in Pune for non-PMI members

How long is the PMI ACP exam?

The PMI ACP exam is a 3-hour exam of 120 MCQs

Is PMI-ACP proctored exam?

The three-hour PMI-ACP exam comprises 120 MCQs and is an open book exam. 

PMI ACP training cost ?

The training cost for PMI ACP is 15000 INR + GST.

From which certification body I would receive ACP certification?

You will receive your certification from which is global professional membership association for project management.

What is the process for ACP Certification renewal?

One can renew the certification after completion of the mandatory PDU’s and after paying the required fees for renewal

PMI-ACP Certification validity?

The certificate is valid for 3 years period after successfully completing the exam. One can renew the certificate after 3 years.

How to download PMI ACP Certification after completing the examination?

Once you have your login credentials and you have successfully completed the exam, you will be able to download the certificate from your profile.

Can I retake the ACP Certification Exam If I fail in first attempt?

Once you pay the exam fees, and fail in the first attempt you still have 2 more attempts left to clear the exam within a year. So one can attempt a ACP exam 3 times.

What is the passing score for PMI ACP certification?

The PMI does not disclose the passing score of candidates nor do they confirm on the minimum passing marks. Since PMI is based on ‘sound psychometric analysis’ as mostly its computer based , the question set for each individual is different ,so the passing scores are always different. Howeverpm according to the trainers of PMI-ACP Agile Certification aspirants, most of them would estimate that the passing score is around 70%

Eligibility criteria for PMI-ACP Certification?

An individual should have 2000 hours of general project management experience in the last 5 years.  Agile Certified Practitioner requires the holders to have at least 1,500 hours of practicing Agile methodologies in their actual work. Also 21 contact hours must be earned in agile practices.

Is PMI ACP training online or classroom?

StarAgile offers PMI ACP training in two modes 1. Live virtual session and 2. Self paced Learning

Can I pause the PMI ACP Certification exam for some time and resume it later?

Yes, you can pause the test in between and you are allowed to re-take the test later. Your test will resume from where you left, but the test time will be reduced by the amount of time you’ve taken in the previous attempt

What is the duration for ACP certification exam?

The certification exam has 120 multiple-choice questions and you have 3 hours to complete it.

Is ACP certification online or paper passed exam?

It is a 120-question, multiple-choice test. The exam is conducted throughout the year via Prometric testing centers and there is a specific application process you need to follow to take this exam.

It is also a paper based test but still there are prerequisite to be completed before attending the test

What is the exam pattern for ACP Certification?

The PMI-ACP Exam comprises of 120 multiple choice questions. Out of these 120 questions 20 are considered as pre-test questions. The pre-test questions result will not be carried to your final score. The time allotted to complete the exam is 3 hours.

What is the weightage for PMI ACP Certification questions from each domain?

The PMI ACP exam is basically for 3 hours with 120 MCQ questions. Also there are no negative markings for any incorrect answers.  The test focuses predominantly on 7 domains and the % weightage given to each domain is mentioned below,

Domain 1 – Agile principle and mindset (16% – max 9 questions)
Domain 2 – Value-Driven Delivery (20% – max 14 questions)
Domain 3 – Stakeholder Engagement (17% – max 9 questions)
Domain 4 – Team Performance (16% – max 9 questions)
Domain 5 – Adaptive Planning (12% – max 6 questions)
Domain 6 – Problem Detection and Resolution (10% – max 5 questions)
Domain 7 – Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People) (9% – max 6 questions)

What is the exam process for PMI ACP Certification?

Following mentioned is a step-by-step guide to get your certification’s done. One has to follow the below mentioned process for the certification and also what needs to be done after you are a certified,

  • Submit your application; an individual needs to complete the application within 90 days from the date of initialization.
  • Application completeness review; will get a response within 10 days after submission
  • Payment process; one need to make the payment before appearing for the exams
  • Audit process; Once your application is selected, you have 90 days to submit your audit materials. You will be getting a feedback from PMI within 7 days
  • Multiple choice examination eligibility; once your application is shortlisted you can take an exam for a maximum of 3 times within a year.
  • Certification cycle; once you pass your exam you are confirmed with your certification
  • Certification Maintenance; each individual has to work on PDU’s within 3 years cycle.
  • Certification Renewal; one can renew the certification after completion of the mandatory PDU’s and after paying the required fees for renewal
  • Certification suspension; your certificate get expired after the 3rd year anniversary if you have not applied for a renewal certificate.
  • Certification expiration; occurs at the end of the suspension period, if you don’t fulfill the continuing certification requirements towards certification maintenance.

What is the PMI ACP Certification fees?

There are 2 ways to attend the exam either an online test or a paper based test. Cost for both the test varies and also the cost varies if you are a PMI member or a non-member.

So if you are attending a computer based test, the cost would be

US $435 for PMI members

US $495 for non-members

And if you are attending a paper based test, the cost would be

US $335 for PMI members

US $395 for non-members

Can someone take ACP Certification without training?

Yes or no. If you do want to know the whole lot, you are very much advised to read and study all the recommended books, you will need to extract the parts that are needed for the exam on your own with reference to the exam syllabus. But this would require lot of time.

On the other hand, to save your time, some quality Agile project management education for the PMI-ACP exam (the 21 contact hours) can help you learn and understand all the contents for the examination without requiring you to read through the list of books. They have done the hard work of extracting the essences of each book and re-arrange them into a structure that’s in line with the PMI-ACP® examination content outline.

An individual can choose StarAgile to help you to study and pass the PMI-ACP exam as it is the most cost effective and comprehensive prep course for PMI-ACP you can find

Additional FAQ's

How difficult is the PMI ACP exam?

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner exam is the exam that assesses the agile framework. One requires to acquire a wide and broad range of knowledge in agile topics such as agile practices and real-world experience in the agile team management and agile framework. It is not that difficult if get trained and you can answer all the 120 multiple choice questions within 2 hours and revisit the questions in another hour to go. Attend PMI ACP Certification in Pune and clear exam in your first attempt.

PMI ACP Vs CSM which is better?

PMI ACP is a broad and comprehensive agile framework that covers everything about agile. The CSM is part of the agile framework that covers the scrum framework. The CSM course focuses more specifically on Scrum and is an entry-level certification. Whereas, PMI-ACP covers all areas of agile  methodologies as well as provides in depth training in Extreme Programming, Lean, Kanban, and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD). It is better to choose PMI-ACP if you want a thorough understanding of both agile and scrum. Attend PMI ACP Training in Pune to know more about agile frameworks.

PMI ACP or Prince2 agile

PMI ACP is offered by Project Management Institute and the course contents cover a broad and wide range of topics in agile including scrum. It covers areas in agile such as Kanban, XP, Scrum, Agile, Lean, and Test-Driven Development. The PRINCE 2 Agile is the certification offered by AXELOS, is the project management platform that covers resilience and responsiveness in agile. You can go for PMI ACP if you want to learn everything about agile and go for PRINCE 2 Agile if you want to learn the processes of agile and make the agile processes.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an Agile Certified Practitioner?

Nurture agile and scrum in day-to-day activities of the projects, including rapid response time, show good collaboration, use agile approaches, and manage complex and large projects using the agile way. Play the roles of product owner, scrum master, customers, stakeholders, team members, and business owners to use agile in adopting not only in one team but also for enterprise requirements.

Where are PDU's and SEU's Applicable?

The PDU’s and SEU’s are applicable in maintaining the certifications provided by Project Management Institute and Scrum Alliance respectively. These are obtained when you constantly upgrade your skills by attending seminars, reading blogs/books and taking classes.

Who are our trainers and how are they selected?

The trainers at StarAgile are selected through a rigorous interview process. The trainers have 20+ years of industrial experience and hands-on experience in providing training in agile methodology and project management. These skills help them to impart practical knowledge to the participants helping them to get PMI ACP certification.

How many PDUs need to maintain my PMI-ACP Certification?

You need to maintain 30 PDUs to maintain my PMI-ACP Certification.

How long does it take to get a PMI-ACP Certification?

For the PMI-ACP Certification, you need to complete the 21-hour training from the authorized training provider and Complete the certification exam while fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

Can I do PMI ACP without PMP?

Yes, you can do PMI-ACP certification without PMP, but you must have at least general project management experience of 2000 hours in the last 5 years.

Is PMI-ACP Exam open book?

Yes, the PMI-ACP exam is an open book. The exam is of three-hour and consists of 120 multiple-choice questions that cover agile concepts and principles.

Does PMI-ACP have any exams?

Yes, PMI-ACP does have an exam composed of 120 questions, which are all multiple-choice questions. To obtain this certification, individuals must pass the exam.

How much does it cost to retake the PMI-ACP exam?

The retake cost of the PMI-ACP exam is 30,506 and 19,404 rupees for non-members and members, respectively.

How do I fill out my PMI ACP application?

You must provide your name, contact information, education and experience, and payment information to fill out your application and wait for the approval.

Is PMI ACP changing?

They are no direction concerning changes by the PMI for the current year.

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Agile methodology is embraced by many companies in recent years for executing their projects. It has a proven track record of speedy delivery, cost-effective, minimal errors due to its iterative approach, etc. The key person who needs to run the entire project is the project manager, however, agile projects do not have a separate role for this but a product owner manages the project and he also has extensive knowledge about the end-product to be delivered to the customer. 

What is PMI ACP

It is a certified course designed to cover project management topics and agile frameworks including the XP, Crystal, Kanban, FDD, Lean, Scrum, DSDM, and many more. The course begins with explaining the transition from the waterfall method to the agile method. Then it gets into the detail of estimation, planning, sprint review, monitoring, and much more about different agile frameworks. 

What is PMI ACP certification

This is where comes into the picture. They offer many certifications in project management. In the recent past, they have started a comprehensive course for project management in an agile methodology called PMI ACP. The purpose of this certification is to recognize the project management skills of an individual in using an agile framework. 

Tips to find the right institute for PMI ACP training in Pune

Check for the key features of the training institute using the checklist given below 

  • Google review rating 
  • Experience in the business and the trainer expertise with qualification, experience and success rate 
  • Whether partnered with PMI and what is the REP number 
  • Mode of training – in person, online. (online is the latest trend and that will help you manage your time)
  • Do they provide access to the training materials
  • Whether there is a mock examination in the same pattern per the PMI actual examination 
  • Will they assist in applying for the examination with PMI
  • If there is a case study and hands-on project experience provided. 

PMI ACP certification training needs 

  • The need for training is to provide you with detailed agile project management practices. 
  • Even if you are relatively new in working with agile methodology this training will provide you with exhaustive knowledge. 
  • The hands-on project offered during the training will make you work on it to understand the practical difficulties in dealing with the project and delivery 
  • The course teaches about lean, agile modeling, slacks, estimation, and planning agile projects. It is a detailed training last for more than 21 hours to elaborate on all frameworks and also gives you an idea about each framework and the right way to use them.

The process to get ACP certification

Find the training institute and complete the 21 hours training. Apply for the PMI website with your credentials and wait for them to approve. Choose a date for examination and pay the fees after you receive approval from PMI. Sit for the online exam for 3 hours and complete the same to get certified. It is valid for three years and you need to renew it after that. 

Eligibility for ACP training

Whether you are a product manager, business analyst, senior consultant, or project manager with work experience in handling agile projects, then you can apply for the training. 

Prerequisites to enroll for PMI ACP course

  • 21 hours of training is a must. But for that, you need relevant education and experience. 
  • Experience includes at least 1 year in project management in the last 60 months of work and a minimum of 8 months in an agile project within the last 36 months. 
  • You need to have a 4 years degree or equivalent 

PMI ACP certification cost

  • USD 495 + Training fees for nonmembers / USD 435 + Training fees for members
  • Pay USD 139 and become a member of PMI which will give you a discount on all transactions in the future.
  • Being a member with PMI gives concession in the exam fees of 60 USD but training is mandatory for all and Staragile charges INR 6999 + GST for virtual, recorded training. 


The questions are objective type for 4 answer choices to each question. But all are situations baed with more than one relevant answer. The topics covered include 

  • Adaptive planning – 12/100 
  • Agile principles and mindset – 16/100
  • Continuous improvement (People, Process and Product) – 9/100
  • Problem detection and resolution – 10/100
  • Stakeholder engagement – 17/100
  • Team performance – 16/100
  • Value drive delivery – 20/100

They will not be in any order and hence the training and the mock exam will give you a real-time experience to deal with the examination. 

Exam process

The online exam last for 180 minutes with 120 questions. You can pause and resume back from where you left. 20 questions are not scored but you will not know which those 20 among the 120 are. Based on your skills the difficulty of every next question will vary. But all questions will be revolving around the topics mentioned in the blueprint. 


  • Passing score 70 and above though not mentioned anywhere on the PMI website. 
  • Passing attempt 3 within 1 year from the date when the application is approved. 
  • Pay USD 395 for retaking the exam if you fail in the first attempt. Members can pay only 335 USD 


Apply for renewal after 3 years. Earn 60 PDU and pay 150 USD. Members can pay 60 USD only and submit the PDUs to renew the certification. 

What Staragile offers in online PMI ACP training

With a Google rating of 4.9 Staragile has trained more than 35K professionals in different certification courses offering the following things for PMI ACP

  • 31 hours training Live virtual or Self-paced 
  • 650 + questions in the mock exam 
  • 5 case studies 
  • 2 hands-on projects 
  • 180 days of access to training materials 
  • Assistance to apply for the examination 
  • 21 PDUs
  • Course completion certificate 
  • Quiz at the end of every chapter 

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