Everything You Want to Know about the Cisco 640-816 exam

Q. What is the pre-requisite for taking the Cisco 640-822 exam?

A. The ICND2 (640-816) exam is one of the two exams for achieving the CCNA certification.

The exam tests your ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. In order to pass this exam, you will have to cover the following topics:

  • VLSM and IPv6 addressing
  • Extending switched networks with VLANs
  • Configuring, verifying and troubleshooting VLANs
  • The VTP, RSTP, OSPF and EIGRP protocols
  • determining IP routes
  • Managing IP traffic with access lists
  • NAT and DHCP
  • establishing point-to- point connections
  • Establishing Frame Relay connections

This test helps you if you want to work as a Network Administrator, System Analyst or Network Support Professional.

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Q. What certification does the exam provide?

A. The ICND2 (640-816) exam is associated with the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification.

Q. Which certification does the exam cover?

A. It is one of the two exams for achieving the CCNA certification.

Q. How many questions are asked in the exam?

A. You will be required to attempt approximately 45-55 questions.

Q. What is the duration of the exam?

A. You are required to attempt all the questions in 75 minutes.

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

A. This is a linear exam that consists of multiple choice, drag and drop, and simulation style questions. There are also case study type and exhibit based questions.

Q. What is the passing score?

A. Cisco does not publish the passing score of the exam, but it is generally considered that the passing score is 80%.

Q. What is the exam retake policy?

A. The following policies are implemented for the candidates who appear for the Cisco exams:

  • Candidates who fail the exam must wait five calendar days before they may retake the same exam.
  • Candidate who pass the exam must wait a minimum of 180 days before taking the same exam with an identical exam number.

Q. Where can the Cisco 640-816 exam be taken?

A. Cisco exams may be taken at Pearson VUE testing facilities.

Q. What is the exam fee?

A. The net price for taking the Cisco ICND2 (640-816) CCENT exam is US$125. It does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions or membership discounts you may have.

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