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SCJP - Average score?

Kris Reid
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Does any one know or can have an educated guess on the average score on the SCJP exam?

I have read that many fail but in the results forum everyone is getting 80-100%
marc weber

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Originally posted by Kris Reid:
...I have read that many fail but in the results forum everyone is getting 80-100%...

I suspect that candidates getting 30% or 40% might be less inclined to post their scores.

My understanding is that Sun does not make this data public.

"We're kind of on the level of crossword puzzle writers... And no one ever goes to them and gives them an award." ~Joe Strummer
Kris Reid
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That's a good point.
I am just curious of how many people pass and fail
Nicholas Cheung
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But this should be difficult to know, if not impossible.


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Dave Knipp
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I'm sure Sun has to have some sort of numbers on record. I bet they know exactly how many people are certified and what their scores were. How else would they know how to target questions in the future

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Marcus Green
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Sun has never made pass/fail percentages or score averages publicly available.

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Shourya Kalinga

Joined: Dec 14, 2004
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This question is irrelavent in this thread, but dont want to create another post for this.

Does the percentage of my score appears on the certificate, if I get through exam[SCJP1.4]?

SCJP 1.4<br />SCWCD 1.4
ankur rathi
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No . But you will get a key to view % online .
I agree. Here's the link:
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