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Will you get a test report after finishing the beta test?

 
Tong Chen
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I think I will find it out when I finish the test...
But beforehand, still feel curious..
Those who attended Sun's beta tests before, can you tell me what the test report looks like? Does it give you how many questions you answered correctly?

Thanks in advance...
 
Vedhas Pitkar
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Yes Tong,
You do get a score report as in other certifications but it is a little delayed.Almost takes 2 months to find out whether you have passed or failed.You will not get the report immediatley afterthe exam.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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In addition, you will not really know how many questions you have answered correctly, even you got your report.

For example, in SCWCD 1.4 beta, we had to answer 163 questions, however, when we got the report, the total np. of questions answered are 70 only. Thus, the score is based on those 70 selected questions.

Nick
 
Tong Chen
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Well...
1) Based on what criteria Sun will pick up the ones from your answers?
2) How do you know which test objective area is your weak or strong?
3) What is the real passing score?
 
Kalpesh Soni
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Something that Tong has not asked

even then

You will get a sun certificate!
Which does not have any word like beta in it !!

 
Kishore Dandu
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BTW how much does a beta test costs??
 
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Zip, zero, zilch, nada.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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The beta is free of charge.
 
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1) Based on what criteria Sun will pick up the ones from your answers?

Based on the results, and comments from the beta testers. I guess only SUN knows the detail, but they wont let us know.


2) How do you know which test objective area is your weak or strong?

Just like offically released tests, the score report gives a breakdown % on each test objective.


3) What is the real passing score?

The real passing score is the score that declared by SUN. For example, SCWCD 1.4 is 62% while SCMAD is 55%.

Nick
 
sandeep kulkarni
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Yes,you do get the sectionwise score that gives u idea about u'r strong and weak areas
 
sandeep kulkarni
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yesterday I got my certification kit.
 
Chengwei Lee
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Originally posted by sandeep kulkarni:
yesterday I got my certification kit.


Which certification kit? Can't be for SCDJWS right, since the beta isn't even over yet.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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I guess it should be SCMAD cert.

Nick
 
Tong Chen
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the passing score for SCMAD is 55%? so low? can't believe it?
 
Nicholas Cheung
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Why?

The passing rate for SCJP 1.4 is much more lower. Just 52%!

Nick
 
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