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Hi everybody,
I am a M.Tech.(Mechanical Engineering) from reputed IIT Delhi.
I completed my Post-graduation way back in 1993 and presently
in a non-programming job.I am learning java and c++ on my own.
I will be writing the SCJP 2.0 shortly.Will Sun certification
give the opportunity to relocate in USA(Pressently in INDIA)?
Is it treated equivalent to 1 year of professional Exp. in some companies?
Also does it make any sense if i get 80+ or 90+? Is it true that 90+ score will be
a plus point for a non-programmer like myself?Pl. help.Thanks in advance.
nm
[This message has been edited by N Mukherjee (edited June 29, 2000).]
 
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SCJP certainly helps. But as for getting job in US, I doubt it if you will get a good paying job. I suggest you do SCJP and then get at least 1 yrs expereince in india working on EJB, Servlets, RMI/CORBA, JNDI etc.
Coz Java in isolation does not carry much clout, its the expanded technology on top of Java like EJb which pays up big time.
 
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Hi,
Thanks for your comments.I like to add a few more things.
What about "SCJP treated as one year of professional exp." as
somebody recently said here in this forum.What about a job of
JUNIOR PROGRAMMER with 0-1 year exp.?Well i am learning Servlet,
Jdbc,Javabeans(ON MY OWN AS I AM NON-IT PROFESSIONAL).I don't
have a project experience due to obvious reason.Can creating a few more
Homepages will help me(I have one now mainly HTML based).IS EJB a must?
Which other fields(read topics) will help me to fetch a job in near future in USA?
Thanks, nm
 
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