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Passed IBM 486

ramdas akella

Joined: Jul 17, 2003
Posts: 6
Hi Guys:
Today (ie., 7/17/2003) I passed IBM 486 with 77%. I am doubtful whether I would pass or fail until I saw the 'Congratulations' screen. It took me exactly 24 days for preparation. I had no prior knowledge about UML and the Iterative process. It would be much easier if you had little experience as an Object Designer. But if you don't then better prepare thoroughly for the exam.
My Preparation Materials:
1. IBM ICE Test
2. Larman's Applying UML and Patterns (revised three times). First revision: 14 days, Second revision: 4 days and, Third revision: 1 day.
3. Whizlabs OOAD simulator. Extremely helpful if you take the tests many times.
My Advice:
Take the final test if you score above 40 on IBM ICE and above 45 on Whizlabs.
Thank you.
Best of luck for the aspirants.
Pradeep Chopra
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Joined: Nov 19, 2000
Posts: 219
Congrats Ramdas for passing the exam!
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Vijay S. Rathore
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 449
Congrats Ramdas Akella

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Pradeep bhatt
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Joined: Feb 27, 2002
Posts: 8927

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