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Suitability Ranges in SAP

This SAP PM (Personal Management)tutorial explains the user's step-by-step process to define a new Suitability Range in their SAP system with proper screenshots.

What are Suitability Ranges in SAP?

Suitability Ranges in SAP PM defined to structure the Suitability percentages ranking list better (Customizing). An SAP user can specify how the system should handle overqualification when the suitability percentage is being calculated (Customizing).

How to Define Suitability Range in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define the suitability range:

Execute t-code SPRO in the SAP Command Field and press Enter to execute it.


On the next screen click the SAP Reference IMG button to proceed to the next screen.

SAP Reference IMG

Now navigate to the following SAP IMG path:

Personnel Management > Personnel Development > Functions > Define Suitability Ranges

IMG Path

Next on the Change View "Suitability Ranges for Career and Succession Planning": Overview screen you will see a list of previously defined Suitability Ranges on your SAP system.

Industry Keys

Next, click the New Entries button to define a new Suitability Ranges.

New Entries

Next on the new entries screen enter the following details as shown in the image below:

Suitability Ranges

Once all the details have been entered click the Save button to save the configuration of the new industry.


Next, select the Customization Request and click the Green Tick button to proceed to next step.


A message Data was saved will be displayed on the bottom of your screen.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined a new Suitability Ranges in your SAP system.