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Which exam? (changed code)

Sam Samson
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Joined: Oct 08, 2011
Posts: 63


I'm learning with the book "Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 Study Guide" from Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates. There's the exam 310-065 code on it. On I can't find this code to schedule my exam, but a lot of other codes...
Every exam on the screenshot is listed twice with almost the same code, one has the ending JPN(?) Did I highlight the correct exam? The word 'professional' doesn't exist on my book...

Ok, I can answer my question by myself ;)

But still don't know what the "JPN" exams are for?
Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 6662

Japan ?

But seriously I do not know either. From a vague memory bank, I recall that Sun used to provide certifications at lower value to students and they had a similar scheme to name the certification. The name would be different but the questions on the certification remain the same.

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Alex Theedom
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Joined: Jan 18, 2012
Posts: 77

Oracle has changed the exam codes but the exams remain the same. For example the Sun exam CX-310-065 is now Java Standard Edition 6 Programmer Certified Professional Exam 1Z0-851. See the link below for a full list of exam code changes: Exam codes

Alex Theedom - Senior Java Developer (OCPJP/OCPJWCD/Spring Web)
Co-author of Professional Java EE Design Patterns. Blogger at Twitter at @alextheedom
I agree. Here's the link:
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