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To the authors: How difficult is the SCWCD?

 
Paul Santa Maria
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Hi -

Are there any statistics for how difficult the SCWCD is? For example, % of people who fail, or % of people who pass the first time?

Just curious ...
 
Pavel Kubal
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Im pretty sure that these statistics exist, but certainly are not public ;-)
 
Sivasundaram Umapathy
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Pavel is absolutely right
 
Christophe Verré
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Just make the "passed" percentage grow
 
Paul Santa Maria
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Congratulations, Satou kurinosuke! Good job!

Out of curiousity:
* How "difficult" was the test?
* How "relevant" were the questions?

Still curious .. PSM
 
Branko Santo
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Well I would say SCWCD compared to SCJP is easier especialy looking at the fact that the 1.5 that is used in the new SCJP bring so much fresh stuff.
 
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Boy that's a tough one. I think that the SCWCD is a bit tougher than the SCJP 1.4, but now that we have the SCJP 5 exam I'd say they're pretty close, and I think that they're both a little tougher than the SCMAD and the SCBCD.

As far as I know Sun doesn't any pass/fail statistics to the public, but I know they like to see a fairly high failure rate because they want the certifications to really have some value.

hth,

Bert
 
Vikrant Pandit
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I had to look at SCJP 1.5 exam objectives yesterday ....
and phew !! ... they have added a lot of stuff in it ....

Glad I passed SCJP 1.4 few months back .... But I am feelong obseleted already ...

As of now ..I would put exam toughness of SCWCD and SCJP 1.5 at par
 
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Congratulations, Satou kurinosuke! Good job!

Sorry, you misunderstood. I wanted to tell you to make the percentage grow
You can read other ranchers' experience here : http://faq.javaranch.com/view?ScwcdWallOfFame
 
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