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Booking SCJP exam

Namit Puri
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Joined: Aug 19, 2006
Posts: 51
Hi all,

There is an offer going by Sun Microsystems to retake the exam, just in case if you cannot pass in first time. But the exam's voucher needs to be purchased by 30th september. I have doubts that if I buy the voucher now can i book the exam till late November or early december, as I think I would be ready to take the exam by that time. Could anyone please suggest me on that.


Namit Puri
SCJP 6.0
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Shang Lee

Joined: Aug 17, 2006
Posts: 20
Hi Namit,

You can always reschedule your exam if you feel that you need more time for your revision.

Best Wishes,<br />Shang
Barry Gaunt
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
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Read the terms of the offer one more time. You only have to buy the voucher by the end of September. You have one year to schedule and take the exam (and the retake if you fail the first time).

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ramya ray
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Joined: Aug 11, 2006
Posts: 101
I have one more query on this ,is it possible that i can purchase voucher in one country and give or schedule the exam in another .
Thanks .
Nilesh Patel
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Joined: Feb 02, 2006
Posts: 91
This is not possible you have to give exam on same country where you have brought your exam voucher..

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Shivaprakash Shetru

Joined: Nov 10, 2003
Posts: 1
After buying voucher, how many minimum days required to take the exam.
Praveen Babu
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Joined: Jul 30, 2006
Posts: 138
Hi all,

I have asked about this at SQL Star (Begumpet,Hyderabad,India) and they say the retake option is not available in India. So guys make sure if it is available in India or in your country before you buy the voucher.

Bye & Regards,
Vepa Sritej
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Joined: Jul 31, 2006
Posts: 42
Yes....Praveen is right.. im also based at Hyderabad,India and contacted NIIT-Prometric Ameerpet.. They said this offer is not valid in India.

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Nilesh Patel
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Joined: Feb 02, 2006
Posts: 91
how many minimum days required to take the exam

Its depend on voucher if you buy from sun site i think it have 1 yrs validity and if you buy from prometric center he will give you the date of expire....
Suseela doddi

Joined: Jan 09, 2006
Posts: 13
I have one doubt here,i am also from hyderabad india,
where can i write SCJP exam? can you give some address in hyderabad.
Vaibhav Chauhan
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Joined: Aug 16, 2006
Posts: 115
i am preparing for SCJP5 but i want to buy the voucher only when i have full preparation and plan to appear just after buying please tell me is there any minimum number of days after the purchase to which i'll have to wait to write the exam ??
Nilesh Patel
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Joined: Feb 02, 2006
Posts: 91
For exam center you can check it at:

you can give exam in half hour after buying voucher but you have to check exam center is not registered for that time..
Anna Chu
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Joined: May 18, 2006
Posts: 30
Where is the voucher available, I could not find it?
E McKenney

Joined: Sep 01, 2006
Posts: 18

Originally posted by Anna Chu:
Where is the voucher available, I could not find it?

You buy the voucher through Sun, at (Requires free registration to enter, I think.) Once you purchase your voucher, you can set up an appointment to take the exam at your nearest Prometric testing center.

If you want to take advantage of the free-retake-if-you-fail promotion, see the rules at
But read the fine print carefully to make sure it is available in your country.

[ September 11, 2006: Message edited by: E McKenney ]

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Carlos G�mez
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Joined: Sep 06, 2006
Posts: 56
do you know if are there available vauchers for Mexico ?
I agree. Here's the link:
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