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requirements of scjp

Saumyaraj Zala
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Joined: Aug 06, 2012
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I am planning to give exam the SCJP. Please tell me all the pre-requirements i need. What things i should know in java?? and do i need any previous certification??

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K. Tsang

Joined: Sep 13, 2007
Posts: 3132

It depends what version of Programmer cert you talking about.

OCPJP 5 or 6 needs no prereq
OCPJP 7 needs OCAJP 7 and OCAJP7 needs no prereq

Which ever path you choose, it is recommended you have at least 6 months of Java experience.

Going through the exam objectives is a good point to start.
OCP-JP5 here
OCP-JP6 here
OCA-JP7 here
OCP-JP7 here

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Jhonson Fernando
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You can find more information about scjp at

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