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SCJP 5.0 Certification

SCJP is an entry-level certification provided by Sun Microsystems.The Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) credential is a premier certification for students who want to program custom business solutions with Java development tools and technologies.

The Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform 5.0 certification exam (SCJP 5.0) is for programmers experienced using the Java programming language. Achieving this certification provides clear evidence that a programmer understands the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language and can create Java technology applications that run on server and desktop systems using J2SE 5.0.

If you have a successful completion of previous version of Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform exam (SCJP 1.4), you don't have to take the full exam. Sun offers an upgrade exam option (SCJP:CX-310-056). The objectives of the exam are the same seven as the main exam (SCJP: CX-310-055), but it's assumed that you already have a basic level of comprehension. You still need to know about new concepts like generics, and depending upon from what version you are upgrading, you might also need to understand newer concepts like regular expressions, introduced with 1.4.

 SCJP 5.0 (CX-310-055) Exam Detail
Exam Number CX-310-055
SCJP Prerequisites None
SCJP Number of Questions
72
Cost 150 USD
SCJP Passing Score
59% (43 of 72 questions)
SCJP Time Limit 175 minutes
Types of Questions
You can expect any of the following types of questions in the exam. The list is only indicative because Sun Microsystems keeps updating them from time to time. You can refer to the Sun Microsystems site for the latest updates.
  • Multiple Choice (Single Response)
  • Multiple Choice (Multiple Response)
  • Drag and Drop
Note: For Multiple-choice-multiple-response questions, you will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.
 SCJP 5.0 (CX-310-056) Upgrade Exam Detail
Exam Number CX-310-056
SCJP Prerequisites successful completion of previous version of Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform exam (SCJP)
SCJP Number of Questions
46
Cost 100 USD
SCJP Passing Score
58% (27 of 46 questions)
SCJP Time Limit 105 minutes
Types of Questions
You can expect any of the following types of questions in the exam. The list is only indicative because Sun Microsystems keeps updating them from time to time. You can refer to the Sun Microsystems site for the latest updates.
  • Multiple Choice (Single Response)
  • Multiple Choice (Multiple Response)
  • Drag and Drop
Note: For Multiple-choice-multiple-response questions, you will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.

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