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SCJP question

 
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Hi everyone,

I am currently getting a degree in Computer Science from a 4-year university and my question is would there be any significant benefit in getting the SCJP certification? Would that be a valued resume builder next to my degree? or will the degree be enough?


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Not a black and white answer I'm afraid. Some people claim that it really does assist your CV but I work with a guy who claims in his last place of work, they practically ignored it altogether.
Personally, I think it can't possibly do any harm having it on your CV but whether it's worth the £150~ exam fee is open for debate.
 
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SCJP certification is meant for knowing the java language very well
and when you know something very well
you can atleast start thinking programming concepts very well
I am also a student of BE in IT currenly in last year
I did the certification last month
and I find it really helpful for the basic knowledge about the java language
I recommend you do the ceritification
 
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Prasad Kharkar wrote:I did the certification last month
and I find it really helpful for the basic knowledge about the java language


Yes, but he was asking was it going to help his CV.
 
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I agree with Prasad, the exam helps you get to know the java language better. If the goal is only to put it on your CV, I don't think it will have a very large impact...
 
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Thank you all for your responses.

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