Hi, take a look at piece of info from http://www.sun.co.in/education/certification/suncertprogjava.htm Notice that passing % is still 71. Any comments? Details of the program Examination Name: Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform Examination Number: 310-025 (all candidates) Pre-requisites: None Recommended Courses: SL-275A: Java Programming - Language Foundations SL-275B: Java Programming - Developing Multi-threaded Networked GUI Applications No. of Questions: approximately 59 Type: multiple choice/short answer Pass Score: 71% Test Time: 90 minutes Exam Fee: Please call your local Sun Education course co-ordinator for enquiry. Santhosh.