20 May 2012

FAQ for CCNA , ICND I and ICND II


                                       

What is CCNA certification?

It is one of the entry levels networking certification in order to prove your skills you need to pass the exam at Pearson VUE testing centre thease Exams are proctored, timed, and delivered in a secure environment. Most exams last approximately one to two hours.

At the end of exam you receive Cisco Report card that tells you how much marks you got in each module.


To find out if you have VUEtesting centre in your city have a look at the following VUE page

http://www.pearsonvue.co.uk/Pages/default.aspx

Further details are available on Cisco

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/le3/le2/le0/le9/learning_certification_type_home.html


What is prerequisite for CCNA ?

You don’t need to have any degree but you should have some knowledge and skills to understand everything.

The knowledge and skills that student must have before attending this course are as follows:

Basic computer literacy
Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills
Basic Internet usage skills
Basic e-mail usage skills



What exam I have to pass for CCNA Certification?

You can pass CCNA in one step or two step wither you do one CCNA paper or subdivide it in two as explained below as ICND 1 and ICND2

640-802 CCNA          Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
                                    Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)

Or you can do

640-822 ICND1          Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
640-816 ICND2          Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)


How many questions are there in the exam?

If you decide to do 640-802 the exam is 90 minutes (45-55 questions) Fee is 250$

if you decide to do it in two steps the exam is 75 minutes (40 - 50 questions) Fee is 125 $

Where to prepare for the exam?

There are a lot of resources if you are Urdu/Hindi speaking then
9tut.net
Itpeopleworld.blogspot.com
Cisco Official Guide books
There are a lot of paid websites for prepration. 


If I fail do I need to pay again?

Yes, you have to pay full exam fee to re appear and if you fail exam you have to wait for 5 days to attempt again. 

What is passing marks ?

CCNA passing Marks are roughly 80 %

After you pass exam allow 3-5 business days for electronic certificates and 6-8 weeks mailed and printed certificates

How will exam look like?

Here is best Cisco Exam tutorial it explains how your exam window look like
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/wwtraining/certprog/training/cert_exam_tutorial.html



Will CCNA Expire?

Cisco Associate and Professional certifications are valid for three years from the date the exam was passed. If you need to recertify you can give any higher level exam and your certificate will be renewed for three more years.

 

How to Register for an Exam ?

1. Decide which exam to take, noting the exam name and number (XXX-XXX).
2. Gather personal information prior to exam registration
·         Legal name (from government issued ID)
·         Cisco Certification ID (i.e., CSCO00000001) or Test ID number
·         Company name
·         Valid email address - Cisco requires a valid email to send email reminders when a candidate's certification is about to expire, confirm the mailing address before shipping out the certificate and to inform candidates if their certificate was returned due to an incorrect address
·         Method of payment
·         If you have ever taken a Cisco exam before please locate your Cisco Certification ID (i.e., CSCO00000001) before continuing with your registration to avoid duplicate records and delays in receiving proper credit for your exams
 3. Pearson VUE is the Cisco authorized test delivery partner. So you need to contact them for exam you need two form of ID’s but VUE will explain in further details.

 


30 comments:

  1. Assalam Alaikum.
    Sir Mera Naam Abul Ghaffar Hai or Mera Talluq Afghanistan Se Hai. Mai Ne CCNA or CCNP Lahore Se Kiya Hai, or Ab Tak Mai Ne Exame Nahi Diya Hai. Sir To Mera Sawal Ye Hai Ke Kiya Mai Lahore Mai Exame De Sakta Hoo Kiyo Ke Mera Talluq Afghanistan Se Hai, Or Agar Exame de Sakta hoo to pir Is Ke Liye Mujhe kon kon Si Rewuirements Poori Kerna Hogi.
    Thanks.
    Abdul Ghaffar
    ghaffar.gharwal@yahoo.com

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    1. W.salam brother em not a teacher ..This is Waseem From Khi ...u Can give ur Exam for ccna And ccnp for certification ..search in google my friends have given the paperz for cisco's in lahore :P

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    2. Vv Salam Bahii App Exam De saktee hai Kabbi Be KoI Maslah Nahii App LHR main Be Exam de Saktte hai :)

      App CCNa Ke Fees Pay Karre Or Exam De Dee :)

      Email : Abc@live.com.PK

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  2. Dear Kashif , All i want to ask you is there a way we can have 2 lecture per week for icnd2 cause i dont think its over yet. 2nd Q is will you start CCNP routing switching after this cause if you want to work anywhere you need to have ccnp atleast to get the job ? and your understanding will be more easy if you will finsh track by track ..!You are one of the best i have ever seen teaching. MashALLAh

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  3. Hi , I appreciate this , but As you know I am one man army , One hour lecture I have to work 5 hours to get it updated and uploaded .... CCNP I cannot commit because I have planns for MCITP and CCNA security

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  4. Sir, ap k ccna k 20 lectures han n icnp1 k lecture mujhay ni mil rahay wo to mujhay bata dayn or icnp2 k 7 lecture han ya to confrm kar dijiyay ga,,, kindly..
    Abdul Rehman
    artariq@live.com

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    1. Abdul Rehman I am recording searies now , So ICND has only 7 or 8 lectures , you will see them appearing on blog or Our Website urduitacademy.com

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  5. hello salam kashif bhai jan mare naam shafaqat hai muje Ip adress ko binary or decimal main cenvert karan sahe pata nahe chal please app koi help kar doo.salam all team

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    1. i would suggest ask question regarding any concept on facebook page some one will help you there , whay u didnt get by the way ?

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  6. Slam bai jan, bhai jan mujhy ccna ky exams dainy hain aur mera pehly koi backup bhi nahi hai plz jaldi bta di jiye ky mujhy kia karna ho ga.??

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  7. hi i m sohail tahir i want to ask how i find complete lectures of ccna (cind 1) paz can anyone help me out .

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  8. kashiff bhai ik chez puchni thi k yeh jo ccna k 20 lecs start main han wo ICND1 k han kya????
    us k bad sath hi ICND2 k 7 lectures agaye han..

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    1. Yes dude ... obvious :)
      First is ICND1 which has 20 LEC and ICND2 is going on and current lecture updated is 17 LECTURE of icnd2.

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  9. salam kasif bhai icnd2 ke bad koun sa lecture start hoga?

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  10. salam, kashif bhi i am safeer, saudia arabia main kaam karta hon or main MCSE hon, now i want to do CCNA, and this is our company requirement, so kya main online prepration or exam de sakta hon agr de sakta hon tu kesey plz guide me i will very thankfull, i am waiting 4 ur best guideness,
    if possible give me ur cell No.

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    1. Safeer you need to book exam on the testing centre only you cannot do it from your home online .... you need to bok exam on Prometric testing centre

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    2. thanks sir, plz tell me the name of book & auther with book code, plz

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  11. Salam Kashif Sir,
    My Name is Faisal Javed from Sialkot... I saw your CCNA video that is very helpful for me... I am certified of Microsoft Exam and also get the CCNA training but during my training i miss my some lecture.So, now I am doing revise my CCNA from your video tutorial which is very informative for me.
    Sir, I want to ask you about CEH (Hacking)... can you upload CEH vidoe tutorial? I am very interesting to learn CEH course.

    Faisal Javed
    faisal.javed1@live.com

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  12. aslam kashif bhai..my name is naheed..
    My question is ...
    1.How to connect fiber cables on routers and pc's..
    2.How to enable telnet and ssh on xp, win7 and linux to acess router..
    Plz reply me its urgent..
    Most of us don't know if possible plz upload videos...thank u..

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  13. AOA my name is hassan sir mujhay ap ka lecture download karnay main problem a rahi ha kio ka hotspot shield say limited bandwidth ka issue a raha ha

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  14. Dear sir,

    You have said that u will provide crimsheet on ccna

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    1. Dear we never manage to complete all cram sheets however some are available on urdu it website under useful links

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  15. It is really good blog..Thanks for sharing notes..
    شوفي

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  16. Asslam-o-Alikum !

    Respected Sir Kashif, I really appreciate your knowledge sharing. I have seen all your ICND I and ICND II Videos these are really very helpful and maximum concepts are cleared after watching your videos...
    Sir, I am very thankful to you for this act of kindness.

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    Sir, I am very thankful to you for this act of kindness.

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