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scjp 5.0 certification doubt

John P Joseph

Joined: May 14, 2005
Posts: 11

I found 2 certification exams for java 5.0

1.Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (CX-310-055) for $150.00

2.Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 Upgrade Exam (CX-310-056) for $100.00

which one is the correct SCJP5.0 and why its showing diff. prices?

i want to take scjp5.0 which one i've to go for?
Anybody plz clarify this?
Piyush Sam

Joined: Jun 02, 2005
Posts: 24

Both have different objective, appear for the first one if you want to be a java5.0 certified programmer and appear for second if you have already cleared any of scj1.1, scj1.2 or sj1.4 exam and want to be a java5.0 certified programmer.

So it upto you to decide what exactly you want.


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Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
Posts: 4982
310-055 is the primary exam. If you dont get any SCJP before, this is the exam that you have to take.

310-056 is an upgrade exam. If you are SCJP 1.0.2, SCJP 1.2 or SCJP 1.4 holders, you can take this exam to upgrade your SCJP to SCJP Tiger.


SCJP 1.2, OCP 9i DBA, SCWCD 1.3, SCJP 1.4 (SAI), SCJD 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 (Beta), ICED (IBM 287, IBM 484, IBM 486), SCMAD 1.0 (Beta), SCBCD 1.3, ICSD (IBM 288), ICDBA (IBM 700, IBM 701), SCDJWS, ICSD (IBM 348), OCP 10g DBA (Beta), SCJP 5.0 (Beta), SCJA 1.0 (Beta), MCP(70-270), SCBCD 5.0 (Beta), SCJP 6.0, SCEA for JEE5 (in progress)
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