Hi All, I cleared my exam today, Many Thanks to Java Ranch for providing us a nice forum to discuss and fellow ranchers for posting very good questions and answers.
i would also like to thank, HFSJ authors, Frederic Esnault, Velmurugan for providing us a valueble documents and notes.
Regarding the exam, it was little bit tough and very tricky for me. scwcd questions are very tricky and made me to read multiple times, to choose a correct answer. so i would suggest everyone to read the question atleast two or more times before answering.
regarding the preparation, i would suggest to read HFSJ, Fedric notes, velmurugan notes and Specs(only if you aim 90% plus). importantly, follow the javaranch questions and answers, also Fedrics Answers for java ranchers question. and preparation took me around 70 man hours.
rajaninfy:as every one suggest the good book is HFSJ, just read and understand this book concepts. give approx 100 dedicated man hours you will definitely pass with good score. for mock exam use java ranch and hfsj mock exam which will be more than enough from my point of view. also frequently visit this forum, review earlier questions and answers, reply new to new questions. good luck with your preparation.
gabb buda: yes it is 100% truth that, "mock exam score +20%" works. I scored 61% in the mock exam, and I got more than 20% rule.
Richard Rex: This is a very good notes, even though this notes is for old version. definitely go through once. you can get answers on null conditions, invalid parameters etc. you can find it on http://www.geocities.com/velmurugan_p/notes.html