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cybel sheriden
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Joined: Jan 18, 2005
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hi guys
iam planning to take scjp1.4 in this month,when is scjp1.5 going to be available ,do u think i should wait for it or go ahead with the 1.4 version.
what is beta version exam.
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
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do u think i should wait for it or go ahead with the 1.4 version.

You should go for SCJP Tiger Beta because of this:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/248052/java-programmer-SCJP/certification/SCJP-Beta-Limited-time-Offer


what is beta version exam.

Beta exam is pre-released exam. For normal exams, you have 1.5-2.5 hours to complete 60-70 questions. But for beta exams, you usually have 3-5 hours to complete 150-250 questions.

Beta exam aims to let the certificate provider to increase the quality of the questions, and thus, it costs less. Usually, for SUN, an offical exam costs US $150, however, a beta exam costs US $50 only, which is 66.67% off!.

Nick


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