If you are a Cisco aspirant or Networking professional and are willing to go for Cisco CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Certifications in the near future then this is considered to be important news for you. Below we would be discussing the exam fee changes, and if you wish to have the above-mentioned certification, you should join a good training provider like the SPOTO Club.
Associate Level i.e. CCNA Exam Fee Changes
- Exam fee for CCNA Routing and Switching Certification exam 200-125 would have been increased to USD 325 from USD 295. If you want to earn your CCNA Certification by appearing for ICND1 100-105 and ICND2 200-105 Exams, then it will cost you 330 USD, as each module of ICND will cost you 165 USD.
- For CCNA Data Center modules 200-150 DCICN and 200-155 DCICT, USD 165 for each module will be charged as an exam fee from now on.
- Exam fee for all the exams of advanced technology such as CCNA Security 210-260 IINS, CCNA Industrial 200-601 IMINS2, CCNA Wireless 200-355 WIFUND and CCDA 200-310 will be USD 300.
- Whereas Latest exam fee of these Certifications would be costing you 600 USD each – CCNA Cloud, CCNA Collaboration, CCNA Service Provider and CCNA Cyber Ops. Each of these certifications would be having 2 exams and the exam fee of each module is 300 USD.
Changes in professional-level Certification Exam Fee i.e. CCNP Exam Fee Changes
Here are the details:
- Exam fee for all modules of CCNP Routing & Switching has been increased to USD 300 from USD 250, moving forward the same amount will be charged by Cisco as exam fee for CCNP Security as well as CCNP Collaboration as well.
- As CCNP Routing & Switching Certification has 3 Exams – CCNP Route 300-101, CCNP Switch 300-115 and CCNP Tshoot 300-135, so new exam fees for all these three modules will be 300×3 = 900 USD in total. So Exam Fee for CCNP R&S Certification would now cost you 900 USD.
- Likewise, CCNP Security would be having 4 modules (SENSS 300-206, SISAS 300-208, SIMOS 300-209 and SITCS v1.5 300-210) and each module will cost you 300 USD, so total latest Exam fee for CCNP Security would be 300×4 = 1200 USD.
- CCNP Data Center, CCNP Collaboration as well as CCNP Service provider exam fee for each module has also been increased to USD 300. In fact, as per Cisco’s latest announcements, all 300-xxx Professional Level exams will have an exam fee of USD 300.
- Exam fee of CCNP DC Certification: There would be 5 Modules in CCNP Data Center Certification. So if you are preparing for CCNP Data Center Certification, you need to pass these 5 online exams 300-175 DCUCI, 300-165 DCII, 300-170 DCVAI, 300-160 DCID, and 300-180 DCIT. Each exam will cost you 300 USD, so the total latest exam fee of CCNP DC Certification will be 1500 USD (300×5).
- Exam fee of CCNP Collaboration, CCNP Cloud, CCNP Wireless and CCNP Service provide Certifications: As all these 4 Certifications have 4 Modules each. So if you wish to take anyone certification out of these four, you would be required to pay 1200 USD, as each module would be costing you 300 USD.
Exam Fee Changes for CCIE – Expert Level which is known as CCIE Written Online exams
- Exam Fee of all expert level written exams has been amended too. As per Cisco’s announcements, any 400-xxx CCIE Written Exam and 352-001 CCDE Expert Level Written exam fee would be USD 450 compared to earlier exam fees of USD 400. So now if you are preparing for your CCIE Certification, CCIE written exam will cost you 450 USD and Lab exam fee is 1600 USD, so the total CCIE Exam fee will be 2050 USD.
Hence, if you wish to have any of these certifications, you should also gain prep courses, which are being offered at the SPOTO Club.