New PMBOK Guide is coming. Yes, PMI has announced the launch date for PMBOK Guide 5th edition. PMI will be officially launching 5th edition on December 31, 2012.
So how does it effect PMP aspirants?
The PMP certification exam will also be updated based on PMBOK Guide 5th edition. The exam will be updated post July 31, 2013. The aspirants who write the exam on or after July 31, 2013 would have to appear in updated exam.