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Bert and Ranchers......Please Answer my Query ...failed SCWCD :-(

Vyankatesh Balasubramnyam

Joined: Mar 12, 2006
Posts: 3
I had cleared SCJP with 87% in Nov 2005.
On saturday, I failed scwcd exam . I had never thought that I'll be fail in Exam.I got 42 answers correct and scored only 60% while passing is 62% (43 correct answers).

I reffered HFJS twice.On Net,I had taken a lot of mock Exams in which I used to score above 70%.In HFJS mock Exam I got 55%.
I faced a lot of Multiple choice questions and Drag n drop questions in real Exam also a question on Ejb DD entry ....
At the start of Exam I had been asked to answer survey questions like Strong or Intermediate or New on sections.

My query is- Does these survey quetions affect coming real exam questions?
In servey I had mentioned mostly Intermediate on topics.

Now when can I re-appear for the same?
Plz answer my query and any suggestions would help me for my next attempt.
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14688

The survey has no impact on the questions you'll receive (otherwise everybody would reply 'novice' ) This is used by Sun to evaluate how hard/easy the exam was.

I think that you'll have to wait two or three weeks before reappearing.
However, you should not hurry and focus on your weak points before trying again.

Good luck.

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