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validity of the voucher

Rakesh Shankaranarayana

Joined: Oct 22, 2008
Posts: 5
Hi Guys..
I'm planning to take scjp exam. What will be the validity of the voucher? and how many attempts do i have?

Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9462

Hi Rakesh, welcome to javaranch.

please check your private messages for some administrative matter.

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Ireneusz Kordal
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Joined: Jun 21, 2008
Posts: 423
Voucher has expiration date.
In theory it should be valid one year from buying date, but I bought my voucher on July 2008 and it was valid only to the end of April 2009.
From last 2 or 3 years Sun has "free retake offer", look here:
If you fail, you can take second exam for free.
Salil Vverma
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Joined: Sep 06, 2009
Posts: 255

The retake voucher offer is only available with packages ordered in Afghanistan, Albania, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Bulgaria, Burkina, Faso Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros ,Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Gabon, Gambia, Gaza Strip, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iberia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte (France), Mexico, Montenegro, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland ,Qatar, Republic of Macedonia, Réunion (France), Romania, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Helena (UK), São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Bank, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Sun employees are not eligible for this offer.

Unfortunately we can not get a free retake of exam in India.

Salil Verma

Salil Verma
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Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 6662

how many attempts do i have?

If you are from India - 1

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