Hi Everybody: Cleared the exam today with 91%. The exam is quite straight forward. The questions were from the following topics: a. A lot of questions from the deployment file. b. Quite a few from using beans in a JSP file. c. Simple questions from the Patterns. d. A couple of them from session and security. e. One question on Thread Safe f. A few on custom tag and tag-libraries. I used the following books: 1. Beginning JSP Web Development (Wrox Series) 2. Core Servlets and Java Server Pages 3. Java Servelets 2.3 (Wrox Series) 4. Miftah Khan's notes. Preparation Time: 10 days Relavant Web Development Experience: None Note: 1. Definitely try to remember the different methods is the different classes and interfaces. 2. Study the DTD for the web.xml file 3. For Patterns, Khan's notes are good, and you could also use Core J2EE Patterns book; just read the ones which are there in the syllabus and Front Component. Hope the above helps. Fazal Sun Certified Programmer for JAVA 2 Platform Sun Certified Web Component Developer IBM Certified Developer - XML and Related Technologies.