Cisco® CCNP™ (Cisco® Certified Network Professional) Practice Tests

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I. About CCNP Certification

II. CCNP Constituent Exams

III. Pre-requisites for appearing for CCNP certification

IV. Validity of CCNP certification

V. Practice Tests pages

I. About CCNP™ certification: 

CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional is an advanced level Cisco certification. Getting CCNP certified ensures that the candidate is knowledgeable to plan, configure, and operate routed WAN, switched LAN, and Remote Access networks using Cisco products. A CCNP certified professional is proficient and have working or advanced knowledge with TCP/IP, IPX, and AppleTalk network environments. The routing protocols covered under CCNP include RIP v1, RIP v2, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP (both iBGP and eBGP), AppleTalk, and IPX routing. CCNP certified professionals can work with complex (100 - 500 nodes) LAN/WAN technologies including Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, X.25, Frame Relay, and ATM. 

II. CCNP™ constituent exams

CCNP certification is awarded by Cisco® on passing three individual exams as below:

1. CCNP Route Exam 642-902

2. CCNP Switching Exam 642-813

3. CCNP TShoot Exam 642-832 

Please note that the exam CCNP Route Exam 642-902 replaces earlier CCNP/CCIP BSCI Exam and Routing exam (640-901) exams. The exam 642-901 is no longer available. Note that the exams Route 642-902, Switching 642-813, and TShoot 642-832 also count toward CCDP certification.

III. Pre-requisites for appearing for CCNP™ certification: 

A candidate aspiring to become a CCNP need to pass CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate exam as this is a pre-requisite for obtaining CCNP. 

IV. Validity of CCNP™ certification: 

CCNP certification is valid for a period of 3 years. A CCNP certified candidate is required to re-certify within a period of 3 years. The certification validity is renewed automatically if 1. By upgrading the certification level (say by obtaining CCIE) or 2. By getting re-certified. A CCNP candidate is recertified by passing relevant exams. Also, re-certifying at CCNP level automatically renews CCNA certification validity also.

V. Practice Tests pages

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1. CCNP Route Exam 642-902

2. CCNP Switching Exam 642-813

3. CCNP TShoot Exam 642-832

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