is CCENT certification mandate before CCNA

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May 9th, 2010
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Hello Experts,

As per the latest Information on, Entry-level career certification is marked as CCENT.

Does this mean, we need to PASS first the CCENT exam (640-822 ICND1) & then later take up CCNA certification 640-816 ICND2?



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Rob Huffman Sun, 05/09/2010 - 07:24
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Hi Srinivas,

That is one route towards achieving your CCNA cert. There is also the 640-802

single composite exam route

CCNA Prerequisites
No prerequisites
CCNA Exams & Recommended Training
Required Exam(s)
Recommended Training
640-802 CCNAInterconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) v1.0
Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) v1.0


Required Exam(s)
Recommended Training
640-822 ICND1Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) v1.0
640-816 ICND2Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) v1.0




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