Things You Should Know About CCIE Routing and Switching Certifications

High-end Networking certifications are highly demanded in the IT industry and there are numerous certification courses available. However, the most demanded IT certification courses are offered by Cisco Systems.

Cisco offers networking certification courses in numerous different tracks which include CCIE Routing and Switching, CCIE Security, CCIE Collaboration, CCIE Data Center and a lot more. Amongst the different networking certification courses, Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching certification is one of the most demanded and the highest paid IT certification courses.

If you want to build a bright career in the IT industry, then CCIE Routing and Switching Certification can prove to be the bestoption. Here is all that you need to know about Cisco Routing and Switching Certification.

CCIE Routing and Switching Certification – An Overview

Cisco R&S certification is the expert level certification offered by Cisco in Routing and Switching technology. Post completion of your R&S certification, you will have expert level skills required for planning, operating, troubleshooting the complex and converged network infrastructure.

Prerequisite –for giving Cisco’s CCIE R&S certification exam, there is no prerequisite but you need to have in-depth knowledge of CCNA + CCNP R&S certification.

Candidates can either directly appear for Cisco CCIE examination or can achieve the milestone in steps by giving CCNA R&S certification exam followed by CCNP and CCIE R&S certification exam.

Pass 2 examination for becoming CCIE Routing and Switching expert

CCIE R&S examination has two levels first is the written examination and second is the lab examination. For becoming a Cisco certified professional you need to qualify both the exams. Below are the details of CCIE R&S written + Lab examination, let’s have a look –

Details of CCIE R&S written examination

CCIE written examination is of 2 hours and after passing your written exam you become eligible for lab examination.CCIE R&S written exam will validate your expertise to troubleshoot, validate, and configure complex enterprise network infrastructure. In the two-hour examinationyou will have to answer around 90 to 110 questions and the examination is conducted in only one language – English. Fees of CCIE R&S written exam is 450USD.

Details of CCIE R&S Lab examination

CCIE Lab examinationis an eight hour long examination which tests the practical skills of the candidates. You need to pass the lab examination within three years of passing the written exam. However, you need to make the initial attempt within the 18 months of passing the written examination. In case you fail to pass the lab examination in the first attempt, you need to make the next attempt within12 months of the last attempt. Fee of CCIE R&S lab exam is 1600 USD.

At Network Bulls, we provide CCIE R&S training in the integrated model which includes CCNA R&S, CCNP R&S and CCIE Written + Lab training.In addition, our R&S training also includesvarious other technologies such as BGP, MPLS etc. Our training prepares candidates for both written and lab examination. We provide 100% practical training to our students for making them an expert in networking and job ready as per the requirement of the industry.

Know more about our Cisco CCIE R&S training at Network Bulls

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