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How many days needed for SCJP1.4?

 
Swapna Agarwal
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How many days needed for preparation of scjp1.4(consider spending 8hrs time in a day).I know the fundamentals of Java programing.What is the fastest way i can appear for the exam?
Thanks for ur valuable suggestions
swapna
 
Vishwas Hegde
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Hi Swapna,
What i think is..... eventhough u know java fundamentals, its better to buy one good Certification Book. kathy & Bert Bates Book is the EXCELLENT one.
Then go through all the chapters and then try to take some of the Mock exams. Then if u r confident.... take the real exam.
Good Luck...
Regards
Vishwas
 
Hari Vignesh Padmanaban
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Hi swapna,
as viswas mentioned , kathys book is a wonderful book to prepare for the certification!!
provided you have some experience with programming, u can finish the exam by preparing for 2-3 weeks (@ 4-5 hrs each )
if you dont have much experience, i would say 5-8 weeks at the same rate
good luck for your exams
 
Alan Ford
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Well there are diferent opinions about this time issue.
Asking this question is wrong. why?
You should ask how many times I need to go trough the book. (3)
How much I should score on q on cd? (first time taken should be > 80)
**************** Important ********************************
Do not take Markus online test untill you think you are ready.
It will give you exact score +-3 points (beats me to understand why questions on the real test are totaly different and still same score)
**************** Important ends ****************************
I personaly think that people write here smaler amount of time than it
really took them. However I do belive that there are people that
didn't need preparation at all.
 
shaggy lype
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Mr.Alan Ford was right,can't say abt other pple but it took me not more than 3 weeks not kidding, i read for 4-5 hrs a day and was prepared to take the test again if i fail to get 55%, be confident in yourself different pple have different opinions do listen to them but do think b4 following them, u have to make ur own decision. when i started java i read forums in which pple suggested to have atleast one year programming experience in java to take test, i don't had any experience but still managed to pass and learn java quickly, final answer.....have faith in urself
 
girish malik
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Originally posted by shaggy lype:
Mr.Alan Ford was right,can't say abt other pple but it took me not more than 3 weeks not kidding, i read for 4-5 hrs a day and was prepared to take the test again if i fail to get 55%, be confident in yourself different pple have different opinions do listen to them but do think b4 following them, u have to make ur own decision. when i started java i read forums in which pple suggested to have atleast one year programming experience in java to take test, i don't had any experience but still managed to pass and learn java quickly, final answer.....have faith in urself
 
girish malik
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Originally posted by Hari Vignesh Padmanaban:
Hi swapna,

as viswas mentioned , kathys book is a wonderful book to prepare for the certification!!

provided you have some experience with programming, u can finish the exam by preparing for 2-3 weeks (@ 4-5 hrs each )

if you dont have much experience, i would say 5-8 weeks at the same rate

good luck for your exams



Hi , I am studying the chapters from Khaled Rasmussen Book for Java Certification. Then I intend to take some mock exams.
I am able to study an hour a day.
Should this be enough???
 
Sharmilabanu Kamalbasha
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Hi,,,

As far as i know Khaled Rasmussen's Book is a wonderful book and the scope is beyond the Exam point of view.... U can follow that!!!


 
Ankur Jain
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I agree with Sharmila. Khaled really is a good book. Try Dan�s exams along with it, you�ll get a better idea of your preparation.
Remember, practice is the key. Do try a lot of mocks. You can get a list of them at javaranch.
 
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