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Finally cleared SCJP 5.0 with 83%

 
Padma Asrani
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Hi Ranchers,

I cleared SCJP 5.0 exam today with 83 %. Thanks to all of you for contributing to my success.

I am preparing for this test from quite some time but from last seven days I was working very hard.


My break up of score is:

There are 72 questions in this exam. You answered 60 questions correctly which gives you a score of 83%.

Declarations, Initialization and Scoping........83%
Flow Control...................90%
API Contents...................70%
Concurrency....................100%
OO Concepts....................80%
Collections and Generics.......90%
Fundamentals...................72%

Yes I scored highest in concurrency and Collections. Most hardest topics in SCJP exam. I think it was because I was concentrating too much on these two topics and forgot the fundamentals.

I read K&B Book three times and I bought Whizlab last week. I was getting around 70-85 % in the mock tests and finally managed to get 83% in real exam today.

Anyways some tips: Real exam is tough and shouldn't be taken for granted. One should practice lot of mock exam before going for the real exam and at last practice is the key to success.

Regards
Padma
 
sravani jetty
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Hi Padma,

Congrats

sravani
 
Mohit Chadha
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Congratulations Padma!
 
kalpana ram
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Hi Padma,
Congrats!!
Superb score in concurency and generics.
Did you study any other study material apart from k&b,for threads collections and genrics, i'm going to give the exam in abt 10 days, any tips and suggestions.. what to watch for?


thanks
Kalpana.
 
Freddy Wong
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Congrats What's next?
 
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Congrats Padma!
 
Raghavan Muthu
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Thats nice to hear Padma Asrani !

Congratulations for having obtained the success for the hard work & efforts!
 
Padma Asrani
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Hi Kalpana

No I didn't refer any other material on those two topics apart from k&B book but I did practice some mock exams on these topics from

http://www.danchisholm.net/july21/topic/index.html.

I have few suggestions, while reading Threads from k &B note which objects are used for locking. If you understand that, you will know in and out of threads and you would be good to go for exam.

Finally for Generics and Collections I did mock exams from Java Beat site. The link to that is in SCJP FAQ.

Finally Whizlab mock exams has good questions on these topics too. If you understand those questions, you will do well in those topics.

Regards
Padma
 
srinivas marasu
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Congratulations Padma,That's good score!


-srinivas
 
saswat rashmi
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hi padma

many many congrats to you.

well done

i am very new to site.and i am planning to give scjp exam.please tell the proper book,mock test example whtaevre is neccessary for passing and scoring good mark for this exam.

thanks in advance
 
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Congratulations Padma Asrani.
 
Padma Asrani
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Hi Freddy

Thanks a lot for wishes. I am targeting for SCJD and EJB 3.0 Certification, So I guess I am going for SCJD first and then EJB Certification.

rashmi

I am very new to site.and i am planning to give scjp exam.please tell the proper book,mock test example whtaevre is neccessary for passing and scoring good mark for this exam.


K&B book is sufficient to pass the exam. Make sure you understand every thing and more than one pass is required to understand and retain the information mentioned in there.

Secondly write lot of sample programs for to verify all the facts/concepts mentioned in that.

And lastly do lot of mock exams after finishing the book. I used Whizlab but I used trial version of Enthuware and I found it good too. I didn't had lot of time otherwise I would have bought that and practiced. Whizlab software is also very good. Make sure you practice lot of mock exams before going for the real exam and finally don't forget to learn from your mistakes.

Hope this helps

Regards
Padma
 
Komal R Kumar
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Congrats Padma... great Score...
 
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