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    642-902 ROUTE

    Implementing Cisco IP Routing

    Exam Number:642-902
    Associated Certifications:CCNP, CCIP and CCDP
    Duration:120 minutes (52 questions)
    Available Languages:English, Japanese
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    Exam Description

    The Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE 642-902) is a qualifying exam for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP®, Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional CCIP®, and Cisco Certified Design Professional CCDP® certifications. The ROUTE 642-902 exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and secure Cisco ISR routers connected to LANs and WANs.  The exam also covers configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers.

    Exam Topics

    The following information provides general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.



    642-902 ROUTE Exam Topics


    Recommended Training

    The following course is the recommended training for this exam:

    • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)


    Implementing Cisco IP Routing is a five-day day instructor-led course and 7.5 hours of related e-learning designed for network engineers with at least one year of professional work experience, who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions.


    The course listed is offered by Cisco Learning Partners the authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. For a list of Cisco Learning Partners, use the Learning Partner Locator.

    Additional Resources

    A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.


    Here are examples of Cisco Press books available for preparation for this exam. Please visit the Cisco Press site periodically to access ALL the self-study materials for this exam:


    • CCNP ROUTE Exam Certification Guide, February 2010
    • CCNP ROUTE Cert Kit: Video, Flash Cards and Quick Reference Preparation Pack, February 2010
    • CCNP ROUTE Self-Study Guide, July 2010