Q. What is the 70-549 exam?

A. Microsoft’s 70-549 exam is designed to test your knowledge of the Enterprise application. The 70-549 exam measures your skills that include developing and designing Web applications, user interface, component, application framework, deploying and supporting an application, and testing and stabilizing an application.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-549 exam?

A. Candidates for 70-549 exam work on a team in a medium or large development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2005. Candidates should have at least two years of experience developing Microsoft Windows, Web, or Enterprise-based applications.

An Enterprise Applications Developer can operate as a Microsoft Windows, Web, or Enterprise-based Application Developer and can develop middle-tier business logic components. Candidates should have at least three to five years of on-the-job experience committed to enterprise application development.

Candidates should have worked in the following phases in the application development life cycle:

  • Technical envisioning and planning
  • Design and development
  • Stabilizing and releasing

Q. What are the benefits to becoming 70-549 developer?

A. After qualifying the exam, it prepares you with various job roles, which includes the following:

  • Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Software Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Senior Systems Analyst

Q. What credit does the 70-549 exam provide?

A. When you pass the 70-549 exam, you earn credit toward the following certification:

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Applications Developer

To earn the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer credential, you must first get the credential of any of the following three Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) credentials for the .NET Framework 2.0:

After earning any of the above credentials, you can earn your MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer on Visual Studio 2005 certification by passing one additional exam.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) on Microsoft .NET, you can upgrade to the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer Certification. You can do it by taking two upgrade exams, which are as follows:

By passing these two upgrade exams, you will automatically earn all the three MCTS prerequisites.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), there is no direct upgrade path to the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification. Although, you can apply the MCAD upgrade exams for the following certifications:

Find more information about upgrade paths and get your questions answered.

More about Upgrade

If you have already passed the 70-558: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCTS: Windows Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework exam, you can earn the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification by passing the following additional exams:

If you have already passed the 70-559: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCTS: Web Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework exam, you can earn the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification by passing the following additional exams:

If you have already passed the 70-551: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCPD Web Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework exam, you can earn the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification by passing the following additional exams:

If you have already passed the 70-552: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCPD Windows Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework exam, you can earn the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification by passing the following additional exams:

If you have already passed the 70-551: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCPD Web Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework and 70-552: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCPD Windows Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework exams, you can earn the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification by passing the following additional exams:

Q. What certificate does it provide?

A.When you pass the 70-549 exam, you earn credit toward the following certification:

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Applications Developer

Q. How many questions are asked in the exam?

A. You will be required to attempt approximately 55 questions.

Q. What is the duration of the exam?

A. You will be required to finish the exam in 120 minutes.

Q. Which type of the exam is it? (Adaptive/Linear)

A. You will be required to test on the type of questions that include single and multiple choices, drag and drop, build list and reorder, and build a tree. The exam can be adaptive and provides simulation questions, but 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 exam fee?

A. The exam fee is US $125.

Q. What is the exam retake policy?

A. If a candidate fails in the exam in his first attempt, he can appear for second attempt at any time. If a candidate fails in the second attempt, he will have to wait for fourteen days to make a third or subsequent attempt. If a candidate passes the exam, he cannot retake the exam until and unless an upgrade of that exam is announced.

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 70-549 exam right for you?

A. The exam 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 .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer or Visual Studio 2005.

Q. What to expect in the 70-549 exam?

A. This exam consists of Multiple Choice, Hot Spot, Drag and Drop, Build list and reorder, and Build a Tree questions. The exam can be adaptive, and simulation questions might be asked. There are no case study type questions.

Q. What are the code languages available for the 70-549 exam?

A. There are three code languages available for the 70-547 exam:

  • Microsoft Visual CSHARP
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Microsoft Visual C++

Q. What are the skills being measured for the 70-549 exam?

A. This certification exam measures your ability to build interactive Web applications, data-driven Web-based applications that use Web forms, ASP.NET, and the .NET Framework. Before taking the exam, you should be proficient in the job skills. Click below the Skills Being Measured link:

Skills Being Measured

Q. How to prepare for the 70-549 exam?

A. We designed 70-549 preparation kit to help you get certified effortlessly. Now you don’t need to spend your time and money searching for study materials, books, etc., this MCPD: .NET 2.0 Enterprise Applications Developer exam preparation kit contains everything you need to get certified. Just follow the instructions, focus on the study material and getting certified will be easy.

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Q. Where to take the exam?

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.

Q. How do I register for an 70-549 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 a testing center:

Locate a Testing Center

Q. How to schedule, reschedule, cancel, or confirm the exam?

A. Please visit the following link to schedule, reschedule, cancel, or confirm an exam:

Schedule, Reschedule, Cancel, or Confirm Exam

Q. How to update personal information, viewing exam history, etc?

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

Update Personal Information, Viewing Testing History etc

Q. What can I expect from Microsoft if I pass the 70-549 exam?

A. After passing the exam, you will achieve the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) status. You will also be eligible for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCPD) for Microsoft .NET certification.

Q. How long does it take to receive my Welcome Kit?

A. It will take about 30 days to receive your welcome kit after passing the exam.

If you earn You are eligible for Information includes
  • Microsoft Certified Profession (MCP, one classic exam)
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
  • Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

or

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

With your first certification (For example, MCTS: SQL Server 2005, where this is your first MCTS certification)

Welcome kit (must be ordered from the Microsoft Certification member site) 

Note: Microsoft is not able to ship welcome kits to United States embargoed countries.

  • Welcome letter
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Wallet card
  • Twenty percent discount at MCPeStore
Additional certifications on your MCTS, MCPD, or MCITP Certificate for each additional certification earned. Downloadable certificate of achievement to print and frame or file. You can also order a paper certificate.
Charter Membership (available as promoted at launch of new certifications) Charter Member certificate Charter Member version of the standard certificate.
Additional classic or new generation exams that do not earn a credential Exams will be listed on your transcript. However, you will not receive any updated information to view, print, or share your transcript.

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