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NEW: Revision to CCIE R&S Certification
Effective October 19, 2009 Cisco CCIE® Routing and Switching v4.0 certification exams are available in all testing locations worldwide. The competencies required for CCIE R&S v4.0 certification can be found by reviewing the CCIE R&S v4.0 written exam topics and CCIE R&S v4.0 lab exam topics.
Both the written and lab exams have been refreshed with new questions covering MPLS and VPN networking. The written exam includes new scenario-based questions. The lab exam now requires hands-on troubleshooting of preconfigured networks, in addition to configuration.
Written Exam Topics (Blueprint) v4.0
The Routing and Switching written exam (#350-001) has 100 multiple-choice questions and is two hours in duration. The topic areas listed are general guidelines for the type of content that is likely to appear on the exam. Please note, however, that other relevant or related topic areas may also appear.
- Cisco 360 Learning Program for CCIE R&S
- Implementing Cisco Quality of Service (QOS)
- Implementing Cisco MPLS (MPLS)
- IPv6 Fundamentals, Design and Deployment (IP6FD)
This page lists reading materials on topics appearing on the CCIE exam blueprints. They are not required study resources, however, they can be used to build knowledge in certain areas.
Similar to the book list, the list of online resources provides links to articles, white papers, and documentation on topics covered in the blueprint.
- Online Resources
Cisco Product Support Documentation a central repository for all Cisco Documentation
Quick Learning Modules
The following Module(s) has been identified to cover content found in the Exam Topics.
- Lab Study and Lab Exam Taking Tips
- Spanning Tree Protocol Initial Concepts—Part I
- Common VLAN, VTP and Trunk link configuration errors
- Implementing EIGRP route manipulations
- Routing & Switching Troubleshooting Tips Part I—Switching