I am cracking on with study for the CNSE exam but on reading the latest release of the study guide have got a bit confused regarding the pass mark.
In the Rev B of the study guide the pass mark is shown as 60% but in the original release it was set at 100 questions in 2.5 hours with a pass mark of 70%.
Has it been reduced?
The FAQs on the education schedule are still for the old 3.1 exam as show 60 questions rather than 100 so just trying to see where the bar has been set prior to walking into the exam.
On another note how have people found the new 4.1 exam? - i know my stuff just suck when it comes to sitting in the exam room!!!
Lisiecki and Sec Sec
I think this may depend on the access you have to the site - best to talk to your SE or account manager.
Not sure why the japanese version is viewable and not the english version.
Maybe the all seeing panagent can comment??
In regards to what i studied:
Everything! Seriously.... been going through the admin pdf's and technotes as well as the course notes from the 101 course i went on a while ago.
The online course is a good overview, and free ( see the elearning icon on the main screen of this site)
Basic common sense helps as well.
I spent ages going through the course notes but it does definately help to have experience of doing the job as well.
No easy answer to what is in the exam as it seemed to cover everything - some of it through me a bit but if you just sit back and go through it logically should be fine.
Take your time on the day - the time limit is long enough to sit and think about things for a while.
Sorry i cannot give you a more definate answer but to be honest it is a bit of a blur.
kalyanram.piratla : Thanks - glad passed it as took the 3.1 a while ago and bombed heavily so was quite worried about this one on past experience. Wonder if i get a new shirt to go with the ACE one!!
I don't think we get a new shirt to go with the ACE one... But if I am not wrong, I did notice somewhere that on passing CNSE, you get to own a PA-200. Unfortunately, I have no confirmation on this.
Secondly, do you any clue of we recieving the certificate as a hard copy rather than just an email with the certificate attached? I would be disappointed if it is just a soft copy...!!!
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