MCTS TESTS


Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist validates your knowledge in Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. MCTS professionals develop web based applications on .NET Framework.

Benefits:

After this certification, one can gain expertise in implementing, building, troubleshooting and debugging a Windows Operating system, or an Exchange Server or a SQL server and a Visual Studio, basically any Microsoft technology. Job roles include Application Developers, Application Designers, and Administrators.

MCTS Certification Requirements:

One needs to clear two exams, one core and an additional exam to gain the certification. One has to choose from a list of exams depending on which is best suited for his profile.

.NET Framework 2.0 : Windows Application Application Development Foundation (and) Windows based client development
.NET Framework 2.0 : Web Applications Application Development Foundation (and) Web based Client Development
.NET Framework 2.0 : Distributed Applications Application Development Foundation (and) Distributed Application Development
.NET Framework 3.5 : Windows Presentation Foundation Applications Application Development Foundation (and) Windows Presentation Foundation Application Development
.NET Framework 3.5 : Windows Communication Foundation Applications Application Development Foundation (and) Windows Communication Foundation Application Development
.NET Framework 3.5 : Windows Workflow Foundation Applications Application Development Foundation (and) Windows Workflow Foundation Application Development
.NET Framework 3.5 : Windows Forms Applications Application Development Foundation (and) Windows Forms Application Development
.NET Framework 3.5 : ADO.NET Applications Application Development Foundation (and) ADO.NET Applications Development
.NET Framework 3.5 : ASP.NET Applications Application Development Foundation (and) ASP.NET Application Development

These exams cost around 125 USD a paper and there is no expiry date for these exams.

How to take MCTS test:

One can log onto any Microsoft Authenticated site and book these exams online depending on the convenience of the test taker. The test centers will be prompted by the test booking sites like Pearson. Re-scheduling and cancellation of the booked dates can be done with a nominal fee for the same exams. The option of taking these exams in languages other than English also exists.

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