Q. What is the 70-506 exam?

A. This exam is designed for software developers who are creating rich Internet-based applications using Silverlight. The exam focuses mainly on Silverlight 4, but also covers core Silverlight concepts.

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Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-506 exam?

A. There are no specific prerequisites for this test, although the minimally qualified candidate typically:

  • Has at least six months of experience with Silverlight development
  • Has at least one year of experience with Microsoft .NET development
  • Has experience consuming data services

Q. What certificate and credit does the 70-506 exam provide?

A. After passing the exam 70-506 TS: Silverlight 4, Development, you complete the requirements for the following certification:

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: Currently, the net price for taking test 70-506 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 70-506 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.

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 70-506 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 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 70-506 exam right for you?

A. The test is appropriate for you if you are developers who create and maintain rich interactive applications (RIA) using Silverlight 4. Candidates may have additional experience with previous Silverlight versions.

Q. What are the skills being measured for the 70-506 exam?

A. Microsoft has specified more than thirty objectives for the 70-506 exam, which are grouped under seven topics. Following are some important areas in which an individual should possess good knowledge before taking the 70-506 exam Continue Reading �Skills required for 70-506� »

Q. How to prepare for the 70-506 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 can I register for the 70-506 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?

A. Please visit the following link to locate the testing center:

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. How to update personal information, viewing test history, etc?

A. Please visit the following link to update personal information, viewing test history, etc:

Q. What can I expect from Microsoft if I pass the 70-506 exam?

A. After passing the exam, you will achieve the MCTS: Silverlight 4, Development status.

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.

Q. What is the validation period?

A. This exam expires when new and more relevant Microsoft products are released.

Q. How to get score report?

A. The score report of the exam will be delivered immediate on test completion at testing center.