CCIE R&S exam

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Aug 8th, 2008

My CCNP certificate is going to expire soon. I am preparing for CCIE now. Can i take the CCIE with out the CCNP certificate.

I have this problem too.
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Rob Huffman Sat, 08/09/2008 - 06:18

Hi DR,

You can take both the CCIE Written and Lab without any other cert.

Requirements for Certification

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification; other professional certifications or training courses are not required. Instead, candidates must first pass a written qualification exam and then the corresponding hands-on lab exam. You are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics in the exam blueprints and strongly encouraged to have three to five years of job experience before attempting certification.

Hope this helps!


steve_steele Sat, 08/09/2008 - 18:04

As as added bonus, if you pass the CCIE Written before your current CCNP expires you will recertify your CCNP.


RamyElSisy Sat, 08/09/2008 - 18:21

Of course you can, But you have to know that CCNP knowledge will support you a lot in your CCIE preparation.

Best Regards,

Ramy Sisy



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