Happy to share this news with you all. Today i passed OCPJP 1.6 (1Z0-851) exam with 95%. Thanks to Java Ranch folks.
I am really happy to say that from today onwards i am a Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer.
I want to precise my entire journey to achive this certification with you all. Hope this helps a lot to people who wants to prepare for OCPJP 1.6 exam.
I have fully gone through Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates book more than 2 times which helps me a lot. Thanks to Kathy and Bert. While reading this book i have done lot of sample programs to understand the concept and prepared notes to refer before going to exam that really helps me a lot. Gone through the JDK 1.6 API on required basis for packages, Classes, methods and return types.
For the last 2 months i spent more than 4 hours (night 2+ hrs and morning 2 hrs) apart from my job work for preparation. Every weekends i utilized properly for taking the free mock test and scoring 50%-70%. After test completion, reviewed the answers and melding my self where i made mistake.
Experience with Exam
Exam is little bit easier than mock exams. No drag and drop questions for me. I have completed my exam in 120 minutes with review. I am happy to get Certified with a good score. The experience with exam center is very GUD and exam center peoples are co-operated me well.
Below are the free few .exe files, download and install in your machines
1. ExamLab for SCJP 6.0 (This is very complicated when compare to real exam, dont take this score in to consideration)
2. uCertify PrepEngine (limited feature - but oakay)
some other .exe files but failed to listed here. Forum is not allowing me to list out.
Sharing Few Free Online Mock exams are listed below with you folks. These mocks helps me to get GUD score.