CCNP
Cisco Certified Network Professional
Cisco Certified Network Professional is for those who would like a professional certification in the networking field. CCNP test your skill in installation, configuration and maintaining larger networks. The protocols that you need to be proficient in are EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP. Route Redistribution, Route summarization, Advanced Access Lists, VLANs, Ethernet. It indicates advanced knowledge of networks. In order to appear for CCNP a pass in CCNA is a perquisite. It requires four exams which may be taken in any order.

  • 642-902 : Route Implementing Cisco IP Routing (Route)
  • 642-813 : Switch Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks(Switch)
  • 642-832 : Tshoot Troubleshooting & Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (Tshoot)
640-802 CCNA ® EXAM

Who Needs CCNP?

Cisco CCNP is for those who are proficient in installation, configuration and troubleshooting LAN/WANs for enterprise networks can opt for this exam. Those who want to go for CCIE exam can fare better at CCIE if they pass the CCNP. CCNP Cisco course lays emphasis is on topics of routing, switching, security, converged networks, virtual private networks broadband technologies and implementation Voip and Quality of Service.   

CCNP Cisco Course Out line
642-902: Route Implementing Cisco IP Routing (Route)
Exam Number: 642-902
Exam fees: 150 $
Duration: 90 minutes
 
642-813: Switch Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks(Switch)

Exam Number: 642-813
Exam fees: 150 $
Duration: 90 minutes

 
642-832: Tshoot Troubleshooting Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (Tshoot)

Exam Number: 642-832
Exam fees: 150 $
Duration: 90 minutes