With the change from v2.0 to v3.0, the CCNA Routing and Switching exams and trainings is being revised. One must take and pass the exam before August 20, 2016, if you want to obtain current CCNA v2.0 (200-120) or ICND1 v2.0 (100-101) certification. The last date for ICND v2.0 (200-101) is September 24, 2016.
One of the most prestigious certifications in IT industry is the Cisco Certification. They are known to be valuable and costly. For these certifications, Cisco keeps revising their exam essentials. There are some changes in CCIE Written exam topics and some major changes in their CCNA Routing and Switching exams made by CISCO. CISCO has introduced the new CCNA v3.0 which is not a basic level anymore.
In order to fulfill current business demands and technology advancements in the Routing and Switching domain and to enable one to perform more job roles, the new CCNA Routing & Switching v3.0 helps. This latest updated blueprint will help one to understand & implement IPv6 EIGRP, Multi-Area OSPF (v2 & v3) and IPv6 Access Control List so that you can easily perform in an IPv6 infrastructure. Some topics like the VRRP, GLBP Troubleshoot Frame Relay and layer 1 issues, etc have been removed from CCNA R&S v3.0.
The BGP, Cloud, or QoS technologies are not discussed in depth here, however the coverage will be more than enough for an entry-level engineer.
The CCNA R&S v3.0 certification helps in ensuring that a candidate’s knowledge is more aligned with current business technologies. For an entry-level network professional, this updated curriculum designed by Cisco experts provides an intensive hands-on practical labs and real world deployments experience.
The candidate has to pass either single CCNA exam (200-125) or two ICDN v3.0 exams ICND1 v3.0 (100-105) and ICND2 v3.0 (200-105) in order to achieve CCNA Routing & Switching v3.0 certification.
MODES OF TRAINING
Regular batches, Online training, Bootcamps/FastTrack.
Exam 200-120 (CCNAv2.0) is being replaced by 200-125 (CCNAv3.0) on August 20, 2016.
Exam 100-101 (ICND1 v2.0) is being replaced by 100-105 (ICND1 v3.0) on August 20, 2016.
Exam 200-101 (ICND2 v2.0) is being replaced by 200-105 (ICND1 v3.0) on September 24, 2016.