Now i am pursuing B.Tech (Comp. Science ) final year in INDIA and since i like JAVA , i am preparing for OCPJP (se 6) . It seems that OCPJP for SE 7 is going to be released in future. If i do OCPJP for SE 6 ( it takes another 6 months to complete preparation and to get ready for exam ) , is it good or not ?
Please give your valuable suggestion for my career ...........
In my opinion there would be not much changes between SCJP 6 and SCJP 7 (when ever that is released). The changes would be slightly in Exception handling (java 7 introduces new construct and a new API in Throwable class) otherwise I dont see any major changes. So you preparation for SCJP 6 would still be valid for SCJP 7.
I dont know when SCJP 7 would be released, but if its sometime around when you are appearing for SCJP 6, then you might wait- learn few things which might have been introduced in SCJP 7 and then appear for the latest version of exam.
Thank you Mohamed Sanaulla and Deepak Bala for your suggestions... I would continue my preparation and Actually i posted the question to know how the Certification would be helpful to me when I complete the B.Tech after 1 year i.e.. as a fresher , how it helps me in getting jobs..... I need your valuable suggestions.