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August 1st, 2015 in ROUTE 300-101 Go to comments

In this article, I will try to summarize all the Frequently Asked Questions in the ROUTE 642-902 Exam. Hope it will save you some time searching through the Internet and asking your friends & teachers.

1. Please tell me how many questions in the real ROUTE exam, and how much time to answer them?

There are 50 questions, including 4 lab-sims. You have 90 minutes to answer them but if your native language is not English, Cisco allows you a 30-minute exam time extension.

2. How much does the ROUTE 300-101 cost? And how many points I need to pass the exam?

This exam costs $250. You need at least 790/1000 points to pass this exam.

3. I passed the ROUTE exam, will I get a certificate for it?

No, Cisco does not ship ROUTE Exam certificate, it only ships you a certificate after completing the full CCNP track of 3 exams (ROUTE, SWITCH & TSHOOT).

4. Which sims will I see in the ROUTE exam?

The popular sims now are Policy Based routing sim, EIGRP OSPF Redistribution sim, OSPF Evaluation Sim and EIGRP Evaluation Sim and please notice that the IP addresses, router names may be different (it is also true for Drag and Drop questions)

5. How many points will I get for one sim?

Maybe you will get about 80 to 100 points for each sim, just like the CCNA exam.

6. In the real exam, I clicked “Next” after choosing the answer, can I go back for reviewing?

No, you can’t go back so you can’t re-check your answers after clicking the “Next” button.

7. What is the difference between the old BSCI & the new ROUTE exam?

In the new ROUTE exam, there are no IS-IS, DHCP, Multicast questions so you can ignore them if you are reading old BSCI books. In fact, DHCP & Multicast are good topics and maybe you will have a chance to learn about them in other Cisco exams.

8. Can I use short commands, for example “conf t” instead of “configure terminal”? Will I get full mark for short commands?

From the comments on this site, maybe you will get full mark for short commands. But sometimes short commands don’t work so please be careful with them. We highly recommend you should learn the full commands.

9. What are your recommended materials for ROUTE?

There are many materials for learning ROUTE but below are popular materials that many candidates recommend.

Books

CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Official Certification Guide

ROUTE 642-902 Student Guide

CCNP ROUTE Portable Command Guide

CCNP Route Quick Reference Sheet

Video training

CBT Nuggets

Simulator (all are free)

 

GNS3 – the best simulator for learning ROUTE

Packet Tracer

10. How much time should I spend on each sim?

You should not spend more than 15 minutes for each sim. Recall that you only have 90 minutes so if you spend 15 minutes for each sim x 4 sims = 60 minutes. The 30 minutes left is for solving 46 multiple choice & drag-and-drop questions. If you are not a native English speaker and have 30-minute expansion (ask the mentor to confirm) than you can spend 20 minutes for each sim.

11. Can I pass without doing sims?

As mentioned above, each sim will cost you from 80 to 100 points. In the real exam you will have to solve 4 sims that give from 320 to 400 points. Suppose you answer all other questions perfectly then you will get 600 to 680 points but the passing score is 790. It means that you surely fail if ignore them.

From the calculation above, if you miss only one sim the chance to pass is average but if you miss two, the chance to pass is very, very low.

12. Are the exam questions the same in all the geographical locations?

Yes, the exam questions are the same in all geographical locations. But notice that Cisco has a pool of questions and each time you take the exam, a number of random questions will show up so you will not see all the same questions as the previous exam.

13. I don’t want to lose points so should I use the “copy running-config startup-config” after finishing each lab-sim?

In the ROUTE exam, we can’t use that command so surely you will not lose any points if not using that command.

14. I passed the ROUTE exam. Do you have any site similar for CCNP exams?
We have certprepare.com for SWITCH, networktut.com for TSHOOT, voicetut.com for CCNA Voice, securitytut.com for CCNA Security, rstut.com for CCIE Written & Lab, dstut.com for CCDA. Hope you enjoy these sites too!

15. Why don’t I see any questions and answers on digitaltut.com? I only see the explanation…

Because of copyrighted issues, we had to remove all the questions and answers. You can download a PDF file to see the questions at this link: http://www.digitaltut.com/route-questions-and-answers

Is there anything you want to ask, just ask! All of us will help you.

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  1. Anonymous
    January 6th, 2017

    Please send dumps to telgin1980 -at- gmail – dot – com

  2. Anonymous
    January 8th, 2017

    I passed yesterday 864.
    OSPF V3
    OSPF Evaluation
    Redistribution
    PBR
    OSPF V2
    149 still valid.
    Guys you can find the dumps on google…. just google it.

  3. Lorry
    January 10th, 2017

    Passed the CCNP Route Exam! The ebay seller is legit for sure. No new questions. Good Luck!

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  4. Lorry
    January 10th, 2017

    Its not 149 its 172 btw. The 149 is the old version. You must of barely passed then :p congrats though!

  5. tackles
    January 11th, 2017

    what are you calling ospf v 2 and v3

  6. Spartan
    January 11th, 2017

    Passed today 960/100

    Just prepare from the google drive folder which contains 149+41
    Finished exam in less than 30minutes

  7. 10x
    January 12th, 2017

    Lorry, you mean 183q ? I can’t find 172q anywhere!

  8. TheOnlyPrincess
    January 12th, 2017

    Hello… what does cc mean? *Thanks to whoever kind soul who will answer. =)

  9. jeremy
    January 12th, 2017

    @ spartan
    witch labs and sim.
    tell me clearly please

    thank you

  10. Anonymous
    January 12th, 2017

    Is 149 +41 still valid?

  11. waseem khan
    January 13th, 2017

    anonymous…… i have 182q for route in passforsures.com dumps,
    please tell me if this dumps are valid or not… because i have preparing for paper ….

  12. 10x
    January 13th, 2017

    Guys, can you use “?” and “TAB” on the exam simulations?

  13. anon-us
    January 13th, 2017

    Pass today in the US with high 800’s (on purpose). All questions was from Tagwa and 149q. I made the ospf lab a totally stubby area. You can use ? and tab commands.

  14. OrdGuy
    January 14th, 2017

    I pass my exam today. 149 + 41 are 100% valid. Do not confuse with ebay or shit.
    All answer options is randomized. So you will need to enable random answer setting when you study in VCE.
    Guys I would suggest to take this exam ASAP, later Cisco will going to change question. Then you have to wait until next valid dumps coming.

  15. OrdGuy
    January 14th, 2017

    .

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    January 15th, 2017

    Hi Guys,

    Can anyone please send dumps to my mail id please.

    syedabbaspasha dot com

  17. fff
    January 15th, 2017

    Already have CCNA & CCNP. Want CCDP. Do I need CCDA?

  18. zerocool114
    January 16th, 2017

    can anyone please send the dump to dchaps_kevin@yahoo .com

  19. shokear
    January 17th, 2017

    Are some questions in dump is answered wrongly ???

  20. malik
    January 17th, 2017

    I pass my exam today with 947 marks. 149 + 41 are 100% valid. All questions from these two dumps nothing else.
    OSPF V3
    OSPF Evaluation
    Redistribution
    PBR
    OSPF V2

    CHAP Drag and Drop

  21. osamafrom_Jordan
    January 18th, 2017

    I just pass the exam
    all from 183Q passleader +41
    labs are all the same except OSPF Sim , it is not asking to do Stub it is just normal OSPF configuration do show run and see the missing networks and add it then do ping to the loopback
    all 3 choices are there in exam randomise focus more on three choices
    chap Drag and drop , thanks all except to those who didnt reply to my mails

    hurry up and take quickly

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    January 18th, 2017

    my e mail is osamamelhim at gmail dot com for any query iam ready

  23. jic
    January 18th, 2017

    Kindly send me the +41 and 183q to jick808080 at gmail dot com

  24. osamafrom_Jordan
    January 19th, 2017

    anyone need the help or Dump email me back please
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  25. Anonymous
    January 19th, 2017

    Hihi, osamafrom can you send ME Dump in My
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