Cisco CCNA Certification Online Exam Details
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Exam Details:
You must pass the following online exams to earn your Cisco certification: Option 1: CCNA composite
CCNA Composite Exam: Also known as 200-120 CCNA Composite Exam, this exam covers the combined syllabus of Routing & Switching Technologies at associate levels. Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Accelerated (CCNAX), is a course that can be used to prepare for the online exam. The Cisco CCNA exam will test aspirants' knowledge and ability to set up, operate, and troubleshoot a branch network for small to medium-sized enterprises. This exam covers all topics that were divided between ICND1 or ICND2. OROption 2: Both ICND1 AND ICND2.
If a candidate does not want to take the composite CCNA exam 200–120, he/she may also be eligible for ICND1 or ICND2 exams. These exams are equally divided into two parts. 100-101 ICND1
The 100-101 ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 exam is part of the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician certification. It is also the first step towards Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching certification. Preparation for this exam requires candidates to take the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 course (ICND1). The exam covers topics such as Operation of IP Data Networks, LAN Switching Technologies, IP Addressing (IPv4 & IPv6), IP Routing Technologies, IP Services (DHCP. NAT. ACLs), Network Device Security, Basic Troubleshooting, and Network Device Security. CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician), will be awarded to the successful candidate after clearing the ICND1 exam. Clearing this exam successfully will prove candidate's ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network.Recommended read: Cisco Announces Changes in Exam Fee of CCNA, CCNP & CCIE Written CertificationsAND200-101 ICND2
The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 200-101 (ICND2) exam is part of the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Preparation for this exam should be done by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 course (ICND2). The exam covers topics such as LAN Switching Technologies, IP Routing Technologies, IP Services (FHRP Syslog, SNMP v2 & v3), Troubleshooting, and WAN Technologies. The ICND2 exam is a test of a candidate's ability install, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain a small or medium-sized enterprise branch network. The evolution of CCNA 640-802 - 200-120
The CCNA certification requires a lot of patience and hard work on the part of the aspirants. CCNA 640-802 was the earlier name of Cisco's CCNA certification. ICND1 had a code of 640-822, and ICND2 had a code of 640-816. According to the older version CCNA, the content of the syllabus was distributed among ICND1 (and ICND2) according to the old version. Cisco made certain improvements/advancements in syllabus of CCNA renaming it to CCNAx with a new exam code 200-120. The updated and improved CCNA certification includes certain improvements to the syllabus. This makes the aspirant/student more knowledgeable about the latest technologies in the IT industry. This newly revised CCNA Certification syllabus has been divided into two parts: 100-101 ICND1 & 200-101 ICND2.
The CCNA certification online exam is required to pass the new CCNA certification. This can be done by either taking the CCNA Composite exam 200-120 CCNA. Interconnecting Cisco Networking devices: Accelerated (CCNAx), or by taking another set of exams called ICND1 & ICND2 i.e. The CCNA exam has been split into two parts. Each part has a special significance.