Cisco certified networking professional is one of the certifications that are offered from the vendor “Cisco”. This certification will suit best the professionals who want to get their high paid salary in the networking field. From this certification, candidates can gain knowledge on installing, troubleshooting as well as configuring the LAN, WAN networks for both small and bigger organizations.
Requirements for CCNP certification and the certification path:
For certifying with this certification program, the major as well as mandatory prerequisite to the candidates is to have their CCNA certification. Regarding the examinations, CCNP certification includes four examinations. One more option is also there for certifying this program and that option includes with 3 examinations. The four examination options are 642- 901 (BCSI), 642- 812 (BCMSN), 642- 845 (ONT) and 642- 825 (ISCW). The 3 exam options are 642- 892 (BSCI and BCMSN- combined examination), 642- 825 (ISCW) and 642- 845 (ONT). Candidates can choose the exam option according to their convenience.
CCNP certification examination fee:
CCNP examination can be registered in any one of the Pearson VUE offices or even it can be registered in online from Pearson VUE website. Candidates can register the examination by just paying the exam fee of 125$/ per exam. Exam fee is not included with any tax or any special discounts and the fee may vary according to the country’s exchange rate. For getting discounts, candidates can contact the nearby Pearson office.
Candidates can easily certify with CCNP certification by attending proper training classes and practicing for the examinations well. The certification mainly covers with chapters like VPN (Virtual private networks), QOS (quality of service), converged network and broadband technologies etc. So, candidates can get placed with these domains and hence they should practice well with all these chapters before writing their examinations.