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Is there possibility that I can't take the exam if I have the voucher?

 
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Someone on another forum told me that the Sun would send more than 400 vouchers.(Probably 500)
So if you take the exam after 400 candidates have taken it, you can not take the exam though you have the voucher. That means if you take the exam near the deadline, you may have no chance of taking the exam since the number of people who have taken the exam has reached 400.
So I want to know will it happen?
Thank you.
 
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If it does anything to build your confidence, on the recent SCWCD beta, I took it on the third-to-last day and still was able to sit for it. My gut instinct is that for this test, while you probably don't want to risk cutting it quite that close, there still might well be seats open towards the end.
(As for myself, I'm taking it Monday....)
 
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Originally posted by Eric Pu:
Someone on another forum told me that the Sun would send more than 400 vouchers.(Probably 500)
So if you take the exam after 400 candidates have taken it, you can not take the exam though you have the voucher. That means if you take the exam near the deadline, you may have no chance of taking the exam since the number of people who have taken the exam has reached 400.
So I want to know will it happen?
Thank you.


Although I have no definitive evidence to back up my opinion, I seriously doubt this is true. I have my exam scheduled for the 23rd. I received a note today from the Sun Cert people (a service message) reminding me of my exam and to schedule it soon, but only because people tend to want to schedule their exam on the last day - (not because Sun sent out 500 vouchers and will only test the first 400 of them).
 
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It is true that Sun will give out more vouchers than can be used. They need to get 400 people to have good statistics, and many people get the voucher, then never take the exam. Experience shows that if you wait until the last day or two there is some risk, so don't procrastinate
 
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