Q. What is the 70-561-VB exam?
A. This certification exam (TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ADO.NET Application Development) measures your ability to work on a team in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2008 and the Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 to develop data-access portions of applications (ADO.NET).
Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-561-VB exam?
A. There are no specific prerequisites for this test, although it is recommended that planning to take 70-561-VB, exam you should have a minimum of two to three years of experience developing Web, Windows, or distributed applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.
Q. What are the benefits to becoming a TS: 70-561-VB?
A. The benefits to becoming a 70-561-VB are as follows:
- Microsoft products are most widely used today and the MCTS: .NET 3.5 certification proves expertise on the Microsoft products and technologies.
- Professionals holding the MCPD: .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer enhances employment opportunities for programmers.
- MCPD: .NET 3.5 ASP.NET Developer is helpful for professionals who have entry-level certifications in related technologies to upgrade their credentials and get recognition from the industry.
- MCPD: .NET Certified professional get special offers and discount on Microsoft products and other selected products from Microsoft.
Q. What certificate and credit does the 70-561-VB exam provide?
A. After passing the exam 70-561-VB: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ADO.NET Application Development, you will get Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certificate and counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 3.5, ADO.NET Applications
- Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD): Enterprise Applications Developer 3.5
Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A.You will be required to attempt approximately 45 to 55 questions.
Q. What is the exam fee?
A. The exam fee is US $125.
Note: The net price for taking test 70-561-VB is US $125. Net price does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions or membership discounts you may have. The exam is subsidized in India and China. The net price for taking test 70-561-VB in India and China is US $50
Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. Users are required to attempt all questions in 120 minutes.
Q. Which type of the test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. This test consists of Multiple Choice, Hot Area, Drag and Drop, Build list and reorder, and Build a Tree questions. The test can be adaptive and simulation questions might be asked. There are no Case study type questions.
Q. What is the passing score?
A. The passing score of the exam is 700 out of 1000 score marks.
Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. If you do not pass test 70-561-VB the first time, you may retake it at any time. If you do not achieve a passing score the second time, you must wait at least 14 days to retake the test a third time. A 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes. If you have passed an exam, you cannot take it again.
Q. Why should I become certified?
A. Studies have shown that certified individuals realize many benefits. Among them are the following:
- Increased opportunities on the job: These opportunities range from increased salary and bonus to project involvement and promotion.
- Increased breadth of knowledge: Certification is a catalyst for learning new technologies in a structured and comprehensive way.
- Increased value to the organization: Organizations with 25 percent or more of their staff certified have been shown to deploy projects on time and within budget more often, rely less on external support, have less downtime, and have higher user satisfaction with their IT staff.
Q. Is the 70-561-VB exam right for you?
A. The test is appropriate for you if you are working or want to work in a typically complex computing environment of medium-to-large organizations that use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. Candidates for this exam use Microsoft Visual Studio to develop data-access portions of applications. Candidates should have at least two to three years of experience developing Web, Windows, or distributed applications by using .NET Framework 2.0/.NET Framework 3.5. Candidates should have a comprehensive understanding of relational database concepts and should have at least one to two years of experience using Microsoft SQL Server and other relational database management systems, such as Oracle, DB2, and MySQL.
In addition, candidates should have a good grasp of the following:
- Structured Query Language (SQL)
- Stored procedures
- Data-bound controls
Q. What are the code languages available for the 70-561 exam?
A. There are three code languages available for the 70-561 exam:
Q. What are the skills being measured for the 70-561-VB exam?
A. Microsoft has specified more than thirty objectives for the 70-561-VB exam, which are grouped under six topics. Following are some important areas in which an individual should possess good knowledge before taking the 70-561-VB exam Continue Reading “Skills required for 70-561-VB”
Q. How to prepare for the 70-561-VB exam?
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Q. Where to take the test?
A. You can register with a Prometric testing center. You can also register for the exam online at your local exam center or a regional contact center. (Prometric testing Centre).
Q. How do I register for the 70-561-VB exam?
A. You can register for the exam through a Prometric Test Center Locator at Prometric. You will have to go through a complete registration process, make payments and schedule the date and time for the exam.
Q. How to locate a testing center?
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Q. How to schedule, reschedule, cancel, or confirm the exam?
A. Please visit the following link to schedule, reschedule, cancel, or confirm the exam:
Q. What can I expect from Microsoft if I pass the 70-561-VB exam?
A. After passing the exam, you will achieve the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) status. You will also be eligible for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCPD) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Microsoft .NET certification.
Q. How long does it take to receive my Welcome Kit?
A. The certificate can be ordered through the Microsoft Certified Professional member site by clicking on “Download certificates under Program Benefits“. It will take about 30 days to receive your welcome kit after passing the exam and placing the order. You can also download the same certificate from the MCP Secure Site.
Even though the certificates are absolutely free, there will be shipping and handling charges which you have to pay. The Shipping and Handling are $9.95 USD for the first certificate and $0.99 USD for each additional certificate up to six total certificates.