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SCJP 1.4 For BSc.(IT)

yakki jaiswal

Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1
I am BSc(IT) student. i am planning to give SCJP exam. Is this really helpful for searching thejob.or First i have to do MCA then in the meantime i willclear SCJP.Which one is better because at present scenario company are looking for BE/MCA students for java postion.PLEASE tell me as soon as possible.thanks in advance.
gaurav singhal
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Joined: Nov 18, 2005
Posts: 135
Hi Yakki,

Doing SCJP will definately provide you a value add but to get a job you have to pursue your masters degree. So I will suggest you to first do MCA then in the meantime clear SCJP.

Sayan Bhattacharya

Joined: Feb 26, 2006
Posts: 15
I am BSc(IT) student. i am planning to give SCJP exam. Is this really helpful for searching thejob

Having an SCJP will help to increase your credibility only in position where there is a tussle between a certified professional and one who is not certified.From your post I believe u are studying in India, correct me if i am wrong.Let me tell u something.SCJP is NOT a replacement of MCA/BE. If a company has a recruitment criteria stating MCA/BE as minimum requirement for posting cvs.Then Having SCJP + Bsc(IT) will not help.And if u are a fresher, then it is better to have good academic qualifications than SCJP.Of course the last one is my personal opinion.But Trust me.I am a Bsc(IT) graduate who passed at 2003.Now i have completed my MCA, of course.That said preparing for SCJP will always increase your understanding of Java and having a cert which is not a cake walk is always handy.It speaks of your ability.
Abhishek Misra
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Joined: Sep 26, 2005
Posts: 68
Go for an MCA if you can. After your MCA when you are in final sem or somewhere around that give ur scjp. There will be 2 new versions of java by then and its better you have a current certification when you start looking for jobs.
Marcus Green
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Joined: Sep 14, 1999
Posts: 2813
What is MCA?

SCWCD: Online Course, 50,000+ words and 200+ questions
Abhishek Misra
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Joined: Sep 26, 2005
Posts: 68
It's a Master Program in Computer Applications. Sort of equivalent to MS in Computer Science. India has these different names for degrees.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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