April 29, 2009

Dot Net Certification Details: Microsoft MCTS(70-528, 70-536), MCP , MCPD (70-547), MCSE, MVP AND MCSD

.net certification or Microsoft certification exams are very confusing. Every aspirant has to search a lot to demystified the best exams etc. Here in next few paragraph i am going to demystify Microsoft Certification .net 2.0
In .net Microsoft offers many categories
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Microsoft .net Certification 2.0 Retiring June 2011.
Recommended Read:
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.net certificationList


* MCTS
* MCPD
* MCSD
* MCP
* MVP


MCTS - The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. its comes under .net 2.0 certification. This is the fresh exam and do not require any previous exams to clear it. So a new developer can start from this exam.


Following are the specialization and exams under those


.NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications

one has to pass the following examinations:


* Exam 70–536: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Application Development Foundation


* Exam 70–528: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Web-Based Client Development


.NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications

one has to pass the following examinations:


* Exam 70–536: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Application Development Foundation


* Exam 70-526: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Windows-Based Client Development


.NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications
one has to pass the following examinations:


* Exam 70–536: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Application Development Foundation


* Exam 70–529: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Distributed Application Development
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MCPD -Microsoft Certified Professional Developer


It also comes under .net 2.0 certification
this is next step to the MCTS, so to clear it you firstly need to have MCTS in your tally
Folloings are .NET 2.0, Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005.


Professional Developer: Web Developer
* Prerequisite: MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications
* Exam 70-547: PRO: Designing and Developing Web Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework


Professional Developer: Windows Developer
Following examinations:


* Prerequisite: MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications
* Exam 70–548: PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework


Professional Developer: Enterprise Applications Developer
Following examinations:


* Prerequisite: MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications
* Prerequisite: MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications
* Prerequisite: MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications
* Exam 70–549: PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the
Microsoft .NET Framework



MCP Microsoft Certified Professional. Person having any ms certification is called MCP


MVP Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. This does not require any exam. It is related with how you contributed in the microsoft communties or any site that promote ms technologies. You could be MVP of any of the these c#,asp.net,web services,word,excel,


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152 comments:

ram said...

Thanks a lot for giving clear explanation on microsoft exams...

Raj said...

my pleasure ram.

Ajji said...

Thank u sir,for giving me valuable details

Anonymous said...

Hi all,
This is Vijay from chennai..
Im a dot trainee. For me, which certification wiil be best and what are all the exams to get that certification..

Raj said...

This is for Vijay - Chennai,

Hi vijay,

Actually all these certification required some good experience. Microsoft recommends at least 2-3 years. But if you have good 1-2 year experience you can clear the exam very easily. You have to clear MCTS that has two exams as mentioned in the post.

Cheers,
Raj

Shishir said...

Hi,
At last after searching for more than a week I found a clear details about MS certification.
I had one more doubt.I am currently working in dotnet platform for more than 18 months.So should i go for MCTS or is there any thing else which i can start with.
Also can please share if you have any info about best MBA course (part time) without quitting my current job .

Raj said...

hi Sudhir,
thanks to praise my effort.

you can go for MCTS. purcase a hard copy of self-paced ms book. and concentrate on the exam objectives in that book.

For MBA i am not right person to guide. Search for best private university for that.

Fardeen said...

Raj sir.Iam a lecturer in an engineering college.Iam from electronics background and doin Mtech in VLSI currently.But I have decided to go for some certifications.One will be SCJP and the next one after that.Also i want to appear for dotnet certification,Please Raj sir.guide me which certification to go for and whether i need industrial exposure to clear these exams..Please contact me at mailtoahmed@gmail.com Thankin u n anticipation

Raj said...

hi Ahmed,

i dont understand why are you going in all fields. VLSI, Java, Dot net all are different field, for each certification you will get different kind of job.

It is better to have experience to understand the test objctive better.

Kathirvel said...

My Self working for the past 2yrs in .net 2005.

Good clarifications.

sonali said...

Good inforamtion.
Can u plz guide me for the first level of certification.i hve only 7 months of dotnet exp.
chatsonu123@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

hi
Veri nice information.
Can u plz guide me wch is the first level of certification.I hve only 7 months of exp in dot.net
THnx
Sonali
chatsonu123@gmail.com

mary said...

Hi raj,
Thanks a lot .I was really searching which course i need to opt for.I got it from this post

mary said...

Could u also share some informative notes or tutorials for mcp(exam70-536)

jonu said...

hi raj sir............
Well I have just completed my graduation in comp sciences and I am willing to take up these certifications .Do I stand a chance to take up these certifications and if yes plz let me know wat should I a fresher requires and coaching centres in hyderabad for them..........
thank u

Madhu said...

Hi Raj,

Thanks for the good information on Microsoft certifications.

I have 2 years of work experience in dot net and i like to take MCTS as per your information,Can you please guide me for this certification.
amadhu30@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Thanks for clear explanation of Dotnet certification exams.
I also want to know which institutes are giving training for this exam.

ranjith said...

Sir, I want to do certification in .net. Please tell me wat certifiction i have to do for my better career(MCTS or MCPD). And also i live in hyderabad, can u please guide me the best training institutes here for the above exams. please.

Raj said...

hi Ranjith,

i think you have not read the article properly.

MCTS = 70-536+70-328

MCPD =MCTS + 70-547

ranjith said...

Thanks Raj, now am out of confusion!

Raj said...

hi,

Centers in Kolkata, Gurgaon, New Delhi, Banglore, Pune, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Ludhiana,

No need to join any center. Read MS self paced book and practice.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sir,
I m 2 + Yrs Exp in DotNet applications.Now working in Singapore.I was in confusion in doing Certifications which one to start.Now i m clear on that.I should start MCTS first.Self Study
is enough for Passing the Exam?
For that which book u Suggest for me for passing MCTS..
Thanks a lot for clearing my doubt.
Waiting for ur Reply.

Raj said...

Yes, self study is enough,

as mentioned in other comments. Ms self paced book for 536,528 and 547 are their, and do the practice test.
you can download, but if u buy hard-copy you will get code and practice test with the book.
you can test your study via downloading various questions available on the net. But first read the book and practice. Best of Luck.

Saibal said...

Hi,

I am now working in an IT company in testing domain. I am interested to do MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications and .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications and I am interested to know about

·The money needed to do the training and to give the exam

·Prerequisite of MCTS as I know only C# in .Net Framework1.1(done a project on web application in C#)

·Can I choose C# track like MCSD ,to do MCTS

senthil said...

Hi,

Thank u very much for your explanation.

I have finished MCAD,MCP.
If i have complete (70-300) it could be MCSD Professional,Whether its there any upgradation to get MCPD certification.

i have waiting for your reply

Regards
Senthil

Raj said...

How to upgrade your MCAD or MCSD credentials to MCPD: Web Developer certification

If you are a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), you can upgrade to the MCPD: Web Developer certification by taking one upgrade exam, Exam 70-551: UPGRADE: MCAD to MCPD: Web Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework. By passing this upgrade exam, you will automatically get the MCTS prerequisite, MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications.

if want further details
see following link
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/mcpd/webdev/default.mspx

Rahul Jain said...

Raj sir, I have just completed my BTECH IT and now I'm looking for a .net certification which can help me in getting good job.And i want to do certification in .Net.I have 5 months experience of .Net.what are the prerequisite for clearing this exam.I checked Microsoft site also but it is very confusing.And wat is d fees structure Plz help me..

raj_dac said...

Hi,
I have just completed my DAC and now I'm looking for a .net certification which can help me in getting good job. And I want to do Certification in .Net. What are the prerequisite for clearing this exam. I checked Microsoft site also but I am not satisfied with that and it also confusing me. And wat is d fees structure Plz help me..

Tarique kamal said...

Hi,

Thanks for visit my spaces and comment!
I posted about “.NET Framework 3.5 Certifications” a long time back.
Soon I will post much more information about MCPD on Visual studio.net 2008 platform for you in detail :)
Regards,
Tarique kamal

P.S:
.NET Framework 3.5 Certifications
http://tariquekamal.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!DE813EDB2222AA77!2659.entry

Anonymous said...

Hi Mr. Raj,
I am having total 9 years of experience, out of which since last 2 years i am working as project manager for dotnet projects, i am having around 4 years of dotnet development experience. kindly guide me, whether the below certifications will be useful for me in technical side?

70-528
70-547
70-549

Regards & Thanks

Rajesh K

Pavani said...

Hello Mr. Raj

I'm working as an application software designer in a small company in hyderabad. I have 4+yrs of experience in IT industry with 3yrs of DOTNET experience. I'm planning for MCSD certification.

I just want to know that is it necessary for me to attend any course from a reputed institute in order to complete the exams. If yes, can u please suggest me any of the institute in Hyd. Otherwise, can u please suggest me the best way of preparation.

Also, I just want to know the best approach to complete the exams successfully. I mean is it preferable to write each exam in different schedules (1 exam in a month) or to write all of them at a time (as we write in our academics). I'm planning to complete all the 5 exams (70-305, 70-306, 70-310, 70-300, 70-229) by March 31st, 2009. So how should I plan.

And, how will be the exam and marking procedure... I mean pass percentage/grade... and any time limitation to complete the exams.

Thank you

authenticated said...

hi iam vas..iam hav a sound knowledge in asp&c# only but i am poor in vb....&sql so can i do the certification .......as a fresher in mcts ..and the modules what you hav mentioned under the mcts all are mandatory?

Raj Arul said...

Please give me link for downloading question and study kit for exam of 70-528

Anonymous said...

hello raj i m working with asp.net2.0 for some time and would like to go mcts . i have only 1 doubt should i go for mcts2.0 or mcts3.5 certification or is it better to go for 2.0 and then upgrade to 3.5 and will my 2.0 cert. get expire please reply i m totally confused

srinu said...

hello raj sir...
i have completed btech recently and want to go for mcts so that it can help me to get trained in .net itself in any company ...so can u pls tell me from where can i get material and dumps ...i live in hyderabad....is there any specific institute which train in mcts....pls reply me sir ...thanking you....

srinu said...

dear sir
i have completed btech recently and want to do mcts ...i live in hyderabad so can u pls tell me if any training center's for mcts are available?i also want to know about the materials and dumps required for mcts...kindly reply me sir.....thanking you

Anuja said...

Hi,

I am Anuja,

Thanks to Raj for a brief but clear cut description. But after this short introduction if anyone wants to have futher details on one particular certification, then I think the following link can be most useful...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Certified_Professional#

deshanuja@gmail.com

Raj said...

yes anuja, wiki is always useful, but when i read wiki at time of my examination search, my doubts were not clear, so i search a lot and consulted my friends. so i tried to explain my understandings in this article briefly. I am really happy you and other guys have liked this.

Thanks.

Anonymous said...

i was really confused, but it removed all my confusion. Thanks

R@zorvine said...

hey raj...
thanks for all the stuff..
wat are MCSE , MCSA , MCSE 2003 , MCITP etc???



Chandan

Raj said...

Dear Chandan,

frankly i am not aware of following. but they are more for networking especially mcse. rest you can see wiki.

MCITP: Database Administrator is for Database Sql server 2005. containt three exams mcts(70-431),MCITP(443,444). more for DBA guys.

best
raj

arti said...

Hi

I m arti from Mumbai.Thanks a lot
for this clear-cut info.i working on .net platform for 7 months. i want to do MCTS, for which exam i should go web developer or windows.

arti said...

HI

I m Arti from Mumbai. Thanks a lot for clear-cut info. i m working on .NET platform from 7 months. I want to do MCTS.for which exam i should go? (web or windows)?.
wat is this 70-528..,bcoz you explained it as MCTS=70-348...

rajvendra said...

i am raj from chennai. i want to know about ASP.NET certification.

Raj said...

arti, 528 is for web.

rajender,

MCTS web(536 & 528) are for asp.net certification.

best
raj

Pranav said...

Thanks Raju,

Really u hav given perfect info regarding the certification stuff.

Pranav

Nibedita Jena said...

Thanks Raj for ur valuable information. Thanks a lot.

Anonymous said...

Hi, I am Swapna from Mumbai.
Having 3 years of experience in dot net.
If I want to go for certifications in both windows and Web. i.e. MCPD in windows and Web both, Is there any other way of doing it? or I have to appear twice for that exam?
Secondly,
Is MCTS and MCPD are the only exams present for .net 2.0 ?
Raju sir, please help.
Need info urgently.

Anonymous said...

Hi, swapna from Mumbai here.
Nothing is mentioned about SQL Server 2005 exams in the article.

Anonymous said...

Hi, swapna here again.
What is the difference between MCP and MCITP?

Raj said...

Hello Swapna,

MCP - It is general term(Microsoft Certified professional) if u posses any kind of MS certificate, mcts,mcpd or even MCITP, You are MCP.

MCITP-> in this a lot of Certification exists.but for a developer point of view only certification is

"MCITP: Database Developer"

To earn this you have to pass following exams.

MCTS: Exam 70-431
after this

70-441 : Designing Database Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005

70-442 : Designing and Optimizing Data Access by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005

above was the answer of your last two post

and for the first one read following.....

Exam 70–536 is common for both. so you have to appear only once.

after this for WEB you have to give
Exam 70–528

and for Windows.
Exam 70-526

Cheers
Raj

Anonymous said...

can fresher (btech)no experience in c# also give mcts ?
also which exam need c# proramming with asp.net
do i have to do c# before mcts

Anonymous said...

Hi,
Great information.
I wanted to know if we need any permission/certification to teach .NET technologies. I am planning to open a training center and wanted this info.
Thanks in advance.

Raj said...

Not required

Anonymous said...

Thank u all for giving so important and tedious information.
Previous Day I was roaming in book store to get a book of .Net certification I was not knowing that there are versions of paper and books accordingly I was very confused so I didnt buy any book, but now I have all the information I need to buy and study.
Thank u Thanks a Lot.........

shankar said...

hi to all as i am fresher 2008 passout and i had done course on .net and i want the details of first level certification of microsoft so being a fresher can i write the exams\.

Raj said...

Dear shakar, read the article properly, MCTS is the first step for certification.

raki said...

Hi Raj..

This is Rakesh.I have completed my BE,as a fresher i would like to write a DOT NET certification so may i know the full details and materials required to prepare for MCTS.plz dont forget to reply me....

Raj said...

Rakesh, pls read the further articles metioned below the article.
you will get your answer in the following. http://rajmittal.blogspot.com/2008/07/how-to-studyclearpass-mcts-mcpd-mcitp.html

Raj

jyoti said...

Hi,
I read all this information. It is really helpful. Thanks a lot. I am going to do MCTS certification soon. Will you please share me study notes or ebooks for MCTS-70-536, 528, 526. and some guidance on how to get success in this on my email id-
bodhani.ajit@ gmail.com.
Thanks in advance.
Regards,
Ajit Bodhani

shsal2002 said...

Currently I am working on C#.net and wpf c#.net. I want to attempt some certifications on C#.net.

Please suggest me which exam i have to write

vijay said...

hello

This is vijay here. well i ve done wit MCA. My platform is dot net. Is this right time to do a certification in dot net or do i need to take some xperience as i am a fresher? plz help

Raj said...

@ vijay get experience at least 1.5 years, Microsoft recommend 2 yrs industry exp.

@all
do not go for 2.0 certification, it will be obsolete in very soon, take 3.5 or wait little for .net 4.0 framework certification.

Anonymous said...

hi

I am looking for certification in
below exams in MCTS, what would be that cerification fee

Exam 70-526: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Windows-Based Client Development

* Exam 70–528: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Web-Based Client
Development

Harpal Singh said...

Hi,
I'm working in BPO from last 5 years, i have done 3 year diploma in computer engg and correspondence Btech. which i just completed last year. Now i want to go in .net field.
Can you suggest me that how should i start.....this...Is there any institute that you can recommend in chandigarh for .net

harpal singh said...

Hi...

Can you please giude me....
I have already posted my queries last time with the same name (Harpal Singh)
i'll be thankful to you.
Thanx...

Raj said...

Sorry Harpal,

i could not answer earlier. i do not have knowledge of institutes in Chandigarh. You can check NIIT/Aptech or some individual who give coaching at home, they can teach better. i can recomment you books. just install the Vs2008/2010 on your computer.
Read following books.

ASP.NET UNLEASHED 3.5/4.0 (practical knowledge)

Microsoft.Press.CLR.via.C.Sharp.

3rd.Edition.Feb.2010 for framework 4.0

or
2nd edition for 3.5.
for(framework knowledge)

these books will give you in-depth knowledge of .net.

Both books are my favorite.

Anonymous said...

sir,
I want to go for MCTS exam(70-536 ,70-562).can you please send me the books which are useful to prepare for this exam and i have only 6months of .net experience.can u suggest me how to prepare for this exam.plz

Thankyou

Anonymous said...

sir,
I want to go for MCTS exam(70-536 ,70-562).can you please send me the books which are usefuly for to prepare for this exam and i have only 6months of .net experience.can u suggest me how to prepare for this exam.plz
Plz some me the information to bindu20008@gmail.com

santo said...

Hi raj, My self Rupa, I have only 1yr of experience in dotnet . Am i eligible for MCTS certification

rupadevi14@gmail.com

rama said...

Dear Raj,

Iam having 4+ years of c# and Dotnet technologies in web and windows applications.I want to be Microsoft valued professional.Can you please guide me how to achieve this.Here is my mail Id : mrk.maddineni@gmail.com

Thank you in advance.

-Ramakrishna M

Raj said...

@rama you want to do .net certification or MVP.

Raj said...

@rupa. check the content of certification, if you have worked on such content earlier, you can appear for it. if not wait for 1 more year at least. as Microsoft recommend at least 2 years exp in .net technology for the .net certification. i have written various articles on it. you can go through this.

Anonymous said...

what is last date of mcts 70-526
I mean when will this exam expire
Plz reply its urgent

Raj said...

@Anonymous: there is no last date... Prepare and just talk to near NIIT center for the exam date. they will tell u the dates available.

vishal said...

Hi,

I have completed MCA. I am interested to do MCTS: .NET Framework 3.5 Web Applications I am interested to know about

·The money needed to do the training and to give the exam
And From where i get the training for this exam in gujrat state in india?
What is link for download PDF?

vishal
modivishal70@gmail.com

Krishnapriya said...

Hi Raj,

First of all thanks a lot for such a clarification. I was searching for weeks for such clarification. I have few more doubts. Kindly clarify.

1. Should i do with 2.0 framework first or directly can i start with 3.5 or 4.0 frameworks?

2. I don have much exp in .net , only very few months.I have also done a course in that. I'm in testing domain, but i want to do certification.(can be useful later). Can i proceed with MCTS 2.0 web appln?

Kindly suggest.

Anonymous said...

Hi Raj,

This article is very useful. I am planning to do the Microsoft certification in Dot net.I have 1.5 Years exp on Dotnet.

Can share the detailed information.
Which exam I have to take and from where I can get the materials for exam and where the exam will conduct and on what dates exam will be there.

Also who will conduct the exam? What is the Passing percentage and is there any negetive marks.

If you have any meterial on this please share with me.

Can u clarify me which exam I need to take.I did already ISO certification.

Manoj said...

Thank U so much for clear explanination. Can you please mail me sample questions / dumps for 70-536 . Also can you please also tell me about framework 4.0 certifications please

Anonymous said...

Thank U so much for clear explanination. Can you please mail me sample questions / dumps for 70-536 . Also can you please also tell me about framework 4.0 certifications please

Toniyo Jackson said...

What is the cost for MCTS exam?

Shilpa said...

Hi Raj,
I m Dotnet developer having 1 year of experience.
Can you please tell me
How can i do MCTS
Is MCP pre-requisite for MCTS
or directly I go for MCTS as you have mentioned in your post.

And 70-536+70-328 both are different levels. Are these conducted separately or together.

Thanks in advance

Raj said...

Hey Shilpa,

its 528+536, yes you can go directly with these two exams.

One thing.. these are 2.0 certification.

These exams are retiring in june 2011.

So as .net's current version is 4.0. Check here http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/cert-vstudio.aspx#tab2 , comment if you still not clear.

Shilpa said...

thanks alott for spontaneous reply raj :). Tht was very good information.

Four MCTS:
MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Windows Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Web Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Dat



Compulsory For any of MCPD
MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access



According to this Above two i will have to do for sure to do MCPD.
and MCTS Windows based or Web Based is of choice.


So my question is Are These MCTS exams have to be attempted in order it is mentioned??

And Which1 would you suggest me to do MCTS Windows based Or MCTS web based??

Shilpa said...

Hi raj

want to add 1 more thing
They different are as per visual studio 2005,2008,2010

here in office we use 2008.
N I m new to dotnet have not done much of coding
But had basic training in Dot net 3.5

What u say
Should i go with Dotnet 3.5 or Dotnet 4.0??

Raj said...

Hey Shilpa,

Go for Web exam

There is no such order, you can do in any series.
......
Secondly as your current experience is 1 year. As Microsoft says , you should have at-least 2-3 years of experience before attempting these exams. As i know 1 year is very less to understand all nitty gritty of .net mention in the details of the exam. if you have worked on 70% of the technologies mention in the exam then attempt. Or just download the book and read. if you find comfy go for web exam. if not then wait, get some more exp at least 1 year.

As per your last comment,
1) 3.5 will also be retire in 1 year.

As per your exp.
my suggestion would be.
Do not go for exam now. Get 2 years of experience at least.

Shilpa said...

Thanks a tonnn :) :)
That was really good.

Here in office mostly i work with windows applications.

Can u tell where can i find the study material.

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Windows Applications

if u can send me some material
at gurnani.shilpa@gmail.com
that will be really appreciated

Thanks in advance

Mehak said...

Hi Raj,

I even have 1 year experience
N want to appear for

Exam 70-515:
TS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

As written i should have atleast 2-3 years experience

I want to atleast reading the book

Can you Please tell me whr can i get study material??

Is there any site from whr i get free pdf download.

Raj said...

Hi Shilpa or Mehak,

you can buy book 70-515. you can google for it.

shilpa said...

Thanks Raj :)

All your information was very Useful

Ramya Aravamudhan said...

Dear Sir,
I'm Ramya pursing my Dot NET Course and willing to appear in Certification Exam.
Please any one help me to know wether the microsoft company supports the microsoft certification exam in the version 2.0(Visual Studio 2005).
Please reply as soon as possible.
Thanking You

Raj said...

Hi Ramya, As i have mentioned in Red that 2.0 exams are retiring this June. They will not conduct 2.0 exams after that. so go for 4.0 or 3.5.

Shilpa said...

Hi raj M ordering book for
McTs Self- Paced Training Kit (Exam 70- 515) : Web Applications Development with Microsoft. Net Framework 4

1. Tony Northrup
2. Mike Snell
3. Anthony Northrup

Can u please suggest which author i should Prefer??

Raj said...

Shilpa, Get this book.
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780735627406

Ani said...

I wanted to complete MCTS 70-649. can some one help me with dumps or e-books.. I am from mumbai.. pla send me the details on anilshettym@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hello Raj Sir,

I am conputer engineer passed out in 2006. From last 5 years I am working in Market research and wish to shift to .net programming. I have done .net 2.0 course from one of the institute 3 years back.

Please sir advise me how should I go forward to shift to IT from MR and What certification of .net will help me to get the job in IT.

Kalpana said...

Respected Sir,
Well I have 6 months experience and I am willing to take up MCTS certifications. Can u give me syllabus details?
thank u....
Regards,
Kalpana
kalpana.jagadale5@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hello everyone my name is sriniwaas
Iam searching for job and going for interviews but no one seleting me.i secured 55% of marks in B.tech..
now iam focussing on mcpd(70-562or564).is this certification is better for or not could plz tell me and give some materials websites,practice online tests,and ebooks what is the fee structure and hyderabad is a center for writing the microsoft certification could plz help and tell me!!!!!!!!!! i Don't know anything plz help me Thanking You

Raj said...

Hi sriniwaas, please check this blog
http://rajmittal.blogspot.com/search/label/certification

you will find full information about the certification, Its centers, fees structure, Helpline no.. exams those are expired so that you do not pick wrong exam. follow this link.

2)Most Big companies will hesitate to select you resume, as 60% is cut-off, though some accept 55% also, So go to some small company usually they do not check the percentage etc. after getting good experience 2-3 years target big company. Certification helps after you get experience. It is of no use without experience. Min 1.5-2 year exp is must.

Thx

vahedsk said...

hello sir
I am wahid from chennai.recently i have completed my B.E(ECE).I want to do .net course.is dot net have good future.which institute is best for training & placement in chennai.plz kindly reply me.my mail id is vahedsk@gmail.com

ajith said...

Thank you sir

ravirj said...

hi sir,
i have completed my B.E(CSE) in the year 2010.and for the past one year i didnt find my software job. so to continue my job search i feel to do .net certifications. so please guide me to which ceritification i can go...
i got 72 percentage in my BE/B.tech.



please help me sir....

ravirj said...

hi,
i have completed my BE (CSE)in theyear 2010.i didnt find any software jobs ill now.. so please suggest any .net certification so that i can continue my job search more effectivle..thank u

Hari said...

hai sir,
i have completed b.tech in 2011 batch.i'm looking for a job i met one of the IT company chairman he suggested me to do certification on ms.net so is it possible for me to complete all papers?

Hari said...

hai sir,
i have completed b.tech in 2011 batch.i'm looking for a job i met one of the IT company chairman he suggested me to do certification on ms.net so is it possible for me to complete all papers?

Kunal said...

Dear Sir i want to complete my mcpd certification, i have cleared 70-519,70-513,70-515 but can't clear 70-516 exam twice. Is there any other exam i can opt for completing the above said certification......Regards Kunal

Anonymous said...

Hi,

For MCTS 3.5 certification we need to give 70-536 and 70-562 exam.So is there any order for giving these exams.Can we give 70-562 first and 70-536 after that?

Raj said...

There is no order or serial of exam. you can give any of exam on same level in any series.

lavanya said...

Hello Sir,
My name is Lavanya. I'm a fresher and now i want to do a course on .net but i dont have any idea about the course.will you please give me the details of the course?? please suggest which applications i have to learn....

vishnukumar sr said...

Hi Raj,

Am Planing to do MCTS Exam.. Can u help me for materials ? I had Read ur Blogs but i cant get Dumps about Previous MCTS Exams anyway help me plz

this is my mail id srvishnukumarmit@gmail.com

vishnukumar sr said...

Hi Raj,

Am Planing to do MCTS Exam.. Can u help me for materials ? I had Read ur Blogs but i cant get Dumps about Previous MCTS Exams anyway help me plz

this is my mail id srvishnukumarmit@gmail.com

vishaka said...

hai sir, my name is vishaka ,i completed my dotnet course .i want to do microsoft certification for .net framework so please suggest me to get the certifiction, iam the begginer to the mc so kindly advice me which way is the correct path and which is the begganing exam for a fresher to the microsoft certification..........

pls
reply me as early as possible

Raj said...

@vishaka: Microsoft recommends 2 years of experience for taking any of the MC exam. get 1 years of experience at least, because exams questions requires industry experience.

vishaka said...

thanks raj,
tell me which one is beggining exam in those MC exams.

Anonymous said...

thanks a lot for giving explanation sir. sir, i want the practice papers, means previous year questions for practising purpose. where should i get those?plz give me the related site.

Anonymous said...

Hi raj,
you did not specify anything about MCSD, please clarify MCSD

Thanks,

Anonymous said...

for MCTS

.NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications

i need to qualify both the exams serially or any one

Kushal Chakraborty said...

for MCTS

.NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications

i need to qualify both the exams serially or any one

Kushal Chakraborty said...

for MCTS

.NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications

i need to qualify both the exams serially or any one

Raj said...

.net certification 2.0 is already dead. go for 3.5. you can give any exam in any order

Anonymous said...

Hi Raj,

I am planning to take my first MS certification. I am a .net web developer with 4+ years of experience.

I want to take MCPD. For that there are 3 MCTS pre-requisites and 1 MCPD pro. My doubt::

1)I have to take above mentioned 4 exams for directly becoming MCPD or I have to first be a MCTS by clearing following 2 exams?

MCTS = 70-536+70-328

2) Are 2 out of 3 MCTS pre requisites are enough or I have to take all 3.

Thanks in advance.
Sonia

Anonymous said...

Excellent info Raj .. you have put out everything here and ppl need not jump websites to find out which certis they should go for .
BR
Anand

sp said...

hello sir
I am a final year student in M.Sc(IT) I have only 3 months experience in DOT NET i want to write MCP exam .can you give me some guidelines to make it sucessfull

siva said...

hi sir,

i am siva i have 9 months experience in dot net.please can any one tell me is iam elligeble for .net certifiction.if yes means what are the certifications i have todo.
if no means,at what experiance i have to do certification

Anonymous said...

Hi Raj....

I have trainned in .NET and hae 2 years exp in MNC with support work. Have a plan to do the MS certification. I need your help on this

Alooor Akash said...

Hi Raj Sir,
This is Avishek. Sir although I had read all the post earlier,but I want to know something, I am a fresher in this IT field. So can u please tell me, from where to start this dot net learning, I mean the basic part,from where should I start being a fresher.And from where should I prepare myself to clear this MS certification. I live in Kolkata

Prince said...

Hi Raj,
I have read most of the comments and found many interesting points in your discussion.
My query is that i m working in Mainframes but now i want to switch in .net part. Could you please guide me how to proceed and what will be the best for me.

Please contact at princemathur4487@gmail.com.

thanks in advance,
Prince

Anonymous said...

Hi Raj, im heiling from singapore. Worked im MS platforms like vb,vb script, javascript, sqlserver, oracle as backend for 3-4 yrs in 1997. Got MCSD certification. Worked few months in abroad on web development and coding. Then at the time of exposure to dot net, got married in 2000 and came to sinpaore. there was no situation to work so time passed till now(12 yrs gap). Now i want to start work again in the same fields but upgraded versions and latest softwares in MS. I really have no idea where to start from. I want to do some certifications also. Do certification is really need to find a job or just doing some courses is enough..?. Pls. advice what are the courses i shd go for to start my career in singapore. For that matter i believe whichever country, the requirement is same at one time. Waiting for your reply. Thanks in advance.. Anu

Anonymous said...

Hi Raj, im heiling from singapore. Worked im MS platforms like vb,vb script, javascript, sqlserver, oracle as backend for 3-4 yrs in 1997. Got MCSD certification. Worked few months in abroad on web development and coding. Then at the time of exposure to dot net, got married in 2000 and came to sinpaore. there was no situation to work so time passed till now(12 yrs gap). Now i want to start work again in the same fields but upgraded versions and latest softwares in MS. I really have no idea where to start from. I want to do some certifications also. Do certification is really need to find a job or just doing some courses is enough..?. Pls. advice what are the courses i shd go for to start my career in singapore. For that matter i believe whichever country, the requirement is same at one time. Waiting for your reply. Thanks in advance.. Anu

Rahul Patole said...

Hie,
I am Rahul, i m having 3 years of experience of dot net web application development in small industries. now i m looking a job in in MNC.
What will be advantage for me to have certification and which certification ?

Please guide me....

Binu Mathew said...

This is a great information about microsoft .net exams. thanks for explaining in detail.

Anonymous said...

hi all
plz help me

i completed mcp year 2000 in win2000

but i dont get job i want to do new certification what i do tell i want to do ccna cane i ?? if i coplite tat
i jet job ?? plz help me tell what i do next for good job plz

Anonymous said...

hi all my name is sunil e mail sunny123skadam@rediffmail.com

i completed BA, MCP in year 2000
MCP win 2000 after tat i doing job in computer sal &service i have A+,N+ also
but i not get good job for me so plz tell me what i do next for good job my fri tell me do CCNA is it good for me i have 9year experience in haedware and Networking{LAN}plz gude me witch certification good for me

Learner Quick said...

thanks for the info..can a person with very good knowledge in .net take up the mcts certification??..plz reply for the query mail to the given id if possible..thanks..

Raj said...

ofcourse, with good knowledge you can clear the exam, but you should prepare for it, because while in profession we are not able to touch every corner of c#, .net, but questions are asked for various sections, secondly go for 4.0 exam.

sag said...

Can u please guide me regarding 70-480 and 70-515 exam.
my email : sagwasule@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hi this is mahesh.Iam having the 1 year experience in .net. I want to do Microsoft Certification.can You Suggest me Which one is better for me.

disha said...

Hii Raj Sir,
I have completed Msc(IT). I want to go for MCTS exam(70-536 ,70-528). I am a fresher can u suggest me how to prepare for this exam. From where should I prepare myself to clear this MS certification.can you please send me the books which are useful to prepare for this exam. disha.agarwal26@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hi Raj,
I have 4+ years of exp on microsoft technolgies.Iam in a confusion to do certification ,may i know how these certifications helpful in career

Lavanya said...

Hi, I am Priya I have 6 month experienced in .Net , What certification I have to do first.

Raj said...

Hey Priya, go for .net 4.0 certification, but first get some more practical exp on .net.

Lawrence Bishop said...

I have just finished my B.E in Computer and I am prepared to take up these certification .Do I take a position a opportunity to take up these certifications.

Anonymous said...

hi Raj i have a 2.5 years on asp.net i want to do .net certification tell me which certification is best for me

Jaffer said...

Hi, i have 3 years experience in .Net. i have knowledge in Silverlight, C#, WCF. Which certification course is best? pls explain clearly. what are the papers i want to write.

Shekar said...

Hi Raj,

Thanks for valuable information and currently i having 4 years exp in microsoft asp.net. please guide me which level of certification is valuable...

karthick lp said...

Hi vahedsk, you can refer wisen technologies for .net training in chennai

Preethi said...

Hi Raj Sir,

Thanks for the necessary information on Microsoft certifications.

I have 2 years of work experience in dot net applications and i like to take MCTS as per your information.Can you please tel me best training institute in Pune.
Can you please guide and help me for this certification.Please mail me at
preeti.paradeshi2012@gmail.com

jothikrishnan said...

hi raj,
thanks for good information . . .

jothikrishnan said...

hi raj,
thanks for good information .. . .

Anonymous said...

hi
I am completed mcts ( TS: Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4)&( Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4)
please tell me after this course and sugeste for higher studies of mcts

Srikanth said...

Hi Raj,

This is Srikanth.

I have close to 5 years of experience in dot net. I would like to go for ASP.Net MVC certification. please suggest me which would be better at this point of time. Any help is highly appreciated.

Email: srikanth.mecse@gmail.com

karthik said...

Hi Raj,

Can i know in detals about MCPD(70-547) exam. How to crack it. I am having 2 years of experience on .net technology.