Question and Queries:
Many IT professionals don’t give IT certifications in demand and exams because of the questions they have in their mind. How long will the certification be valid? What happens if I fail the test? What scores do I need to pass? These are only some of the questions that commonly asked by IT professionals. This article will discuss some of the frequently asked questions by IT professionals.
Q1-How many questions will there be on the exam?
There is no specified limit for the questions. Moreover, the number of questions of an exam is bound to change as they have to be updated to keep them in accordance with the current technology. Most of the IT certification exams have about 40-60 questions but this length can vary.
Q2-How much time will I have to complete the exam?
As the number of questions varies from exam to exam, therefore the time also varies. But it is a rule that no exam should exceed from 3-4 hours under normal circumstances. Because the exams are regularly updated, therefore time is subject to change too. MSCA exams are usually 2-3 hours long whereas expert exams are 3-4 hours long. But the basic thing that should be kept in mind that time is dependent on the number of questions.
Q3- Is English the only medium of theexams?
IT certification exams can be given in any language. However, the candidates who give these exams in English can request for 30 extra minutes. Therefore, it’s preferable that the candidates give the exam in English.
Q4-How much do the exams cost?
MCSA, MCSE, MCSD exams typically cost 150 dollars but thecost can vary slightly due to the different currencies in different countries. These exam prices are subject to change. In some countries, additional taxes have to be paid to take these exams.
Q5-When will I get the exam results?
You will know your status, that is, whether you have passed or failed the exam, a few minutes after completing the exam. You will also receive a printed report in which your exam scores, details and feedback will be written. Results of beta exams would be visible on your Microsoft Transcript within two weeks of the exam. Moreover, you will receive your score detail through mail within eight weeks.
Q6-How are exam scores calculated?
After completing the exam, your points scored on each question are summed and compared with your cut score to determine your final score and whether you have passed or failed.
Q7-What score do I need to pass the exam?
In MSCA, MSCE, and MSCD exams, if your scored is greater than 700, you will be considered to have passed the exam. Otherwise, you will be considered as failed.
Q8-If I don’t pass the exam, can I refund?
No, the fee is not refunded to you in case you don’t pass the exam or if you miss the exam appointment completely.
Q9-What is the Re Certification requirement?
In order to ensure that the IT Certification exams are considered important in the market, you will have to recertify every three years. Some IT certifications have to be renewed after every two years.
The above mentioned questions are commonly asked by most people related to the IT field. Now these questions have been thoroughly answered. All this information will definitely motivate the IT professionals to give certification exams without any hesitation.