The 70-649 exam is an upgrade exam that is a composite of three stand-alone exams: Exams 70-640, 70-642, and 70-643. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills related to the core technology features and functionality of Windows Server 2008 based on the existing knowledge set of a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003.
If you already hold MCSE on Windows Server 2003, you can take 70-649 exam to upgrade your certification. This exam fulfills the the requirements for the following certifications:
The 70-649 exam also provide credit towards following certifications:
|What is the exam registration fee?||USD 150|
|Where do I take the exam?||
The 70-649 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.
|What is the format of the exam?||The exam consists of linear and Adaptive, Build list and reorder, Case studies, Drag and drop, hot area, Multiple-choice questions.|
|What are the pre-requisites of the exam?||
Microsoft has the following pre-requisites for 70-649 exam:
Microsoft highly recommends that the candidates for this exam should have at least one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in a networked environment.
|How many questions are asked in the exam?||The exam contains 55 questions.|
|What is the duration of the exam?||120 minutes|
|What is the passing score?||700
(on a scale of 0-1000)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-649 exam , Microsoft's retake policy is:
|What is the validity of the certification?||Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.|
|Where can I find more information about this exam?||To know more about the 70-649, click here.|
|Which certification covers this exam?|
|What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?||
An MCTS: Windows Server 2008 certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including: