Cisco Certified Network Professionals are required to pass three exams that provide a valid and reliable measure of technical proficiency and expertise. These exams are developed with the input of professionals in the industry and reflect how Cisco products are used in organizations throughout the world. The exams are administered by Pearson Vue, an independent testing organization, with locations worldwide.
The Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE 642-902) is a qualifying exam for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP®, Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional CCIP®, and Cisco Certified Design Professional CCDP® certifications. The ROUTE 642-902, 120 minutes (45 – 55 questions) exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and secure Cisco ISR routers connected to LANs and WANs. The exam also covers configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers.
Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH 642-813, 120 minutes (35 – 45 questions)) is a qualifying exam for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP®, and Cisco Certified Design Professional CCDP® certifications. The SWITCH 642-813 exam will certify that the successful candidate has important knowledge and skills necessary to to plan, configure and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions using Cisco’s Campus Enterprise Architecture. The SWITCH exam also covers secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and video into campus networks.
Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT 642-832) is a qualifying exam for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP®, certification. The TSHOOT 642-832, 135 minutes (35-40 questions) exam will certify that the successful candidate has important knowledge and skills necessary to plan and perform regular maintenance on complex enterprise routed and switched networks and to use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting.