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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. Bogart
    November 18th, 2016

    would you mind telling me where to find 2.3.2 that would be greatly appreciated..

  2. Bogart
    November 19th, 2016

    or did you end up subscribing on their monthly basis ones?

  3. kasunr
    November 19th, 2016

    @MeanMachine, Can you please confirm that the following link(s) contains all the new questions (including the old old 149Q and the new questions)
    VCE :https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-TsdyACXFxxQVB5UTRLNnVxbzA
    PDF to the new questions :https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-TsdyACXFxxaUVTOC0tdXZzdTQ
    Are u sure that there are accurate?
    Thanks a alot in advance :)

  4. Bogart
    November 19th, 2016

    I sat the exam today i used both of that and they are misleading I only got 678 out of 1000

  5. Moe
    November 19th, 2016

    @Bogart which both you mean? were there new questions? what is your advice please?
    Im doing my exam nest week and i really appreciate your advice!

  6. Bogart
    November 20th, 2016

    everything is new a lot of BGP simulations like redistribute BGP to EIGRP and vice versa, setup and configure BGP network for ISP, PBR composed of five BGP networks, inject ipv6 ospfv3 and eigrpv6 to BGPv6 etc.. and so on..

  7. DC
    November 20th, 2016

    I think you are just spam. Everybody is saying to use TAGWA + 149 + Digitaltut labs and it was today.

  8. Walker
    November 20th, 2016

    Could anyone help to convert 205q.vce into pdf please since I could not find any vce player to support that file ver. 2.3.2?

    Your help is highly apprceiate as i gonna take exam at then end of this month.

  9. gopassoit
    November 21st, 2016

    Hi Everyone, passed today with 890 marks, pass park was 790. If you follow these you will be 100% ready for the exam, NO NEED to buy anything from anywhere
    http :// docdro .id /3ryxkE1
    http :// docdro .id /IQaRTW5
    http :// docdro .id /sWGDHnw
    ALL the labs from the exam are here http://www.digitaltut.com/category/route-300-101/lab-sim
    make sure u get these all right since these are the main questions which will make you pass or fail
    For the ospf EVALUATION, one of the questions has changed, when you read the 2nd link i have provided, it will tell you the correct answer.
    Goodluck!

  10. Reza
    November 21st, 2016

    Helloo Everyone,
    I passed today with 960 :-)
    all you need is here
    thanks digitaltut for this awesome website
    cheers

  11. A
    November 21st, 2016

    is this bogart say right or wrong
    have the labs for route 300-101 really changed?

  12. Alice
    November 21st, 2016

    No bogart just spamming and trolling

  13. Bogart
    November 22nd, 2016

    I’m not spamming man why would I? I’m telling you the truth! nothing but the truth!

  14. Francky
    November 22nd, 2016

    I Passed my exam today with a score of 960 /1000.
    I used 149Q, 183Q and cc.vce. all you need is here.
    Labs were redistribution ospf egirp, ospf virtual link, ospf seatle chicago atlanta, PBR, and 2 simulations OSPF and EIGRP.
    Bogart is wrong, just spamming, Because he ‘s the one here having failed his exam.

    Thanks digitaltut

  15. Romio
    November 22nd, 2016

    Passed Exam.
    Used same 41 Qs and 149Qs file only. No need any other file. Get files at below page. Guaranteed Valid
    remove spaces:

    ccnplatestdumps.blogs p o t . c o m

  16. farne
    November 23rd, 2016

    Hello,

    Thanks for you comments. Someone could share a verified VCE?

    Best regards.

  17. Fab
    November 23rd, 2016

    Hi, before to buy the premium….somebody can tell me if here it is updated with the last questions?
    Can u send me dumps, please?

    fabrizio77b at gmail . com

  18. Anonymous
    November 25th, 2016

    Passed Exam. Everythig is here CC + 149q + lab.

  19. farne
    November 26th, 2016

    Exam passed! 947/1000.

    Everything is here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

    Thanks tagwa tagelsir!

  20. RouteHelp
    November 27th, 2016

    @bogart you are a lier ?

  21. RouteHelp
    November 27th, 2016

    @Bogart ..you are alone ….Please stop this comments ! this is a serious comunity ! thx

  22. 4armer
    November 27th, 2016

    Farne,

    Thank you for the shared information.

    May i ask you is the provided information the same as the one tagwa offers on his site?

    I am asking because on one of the images i can see that he has opened some file 82q, which is not in the above link?

    Thank you.

  23. aaaa
    November 27th, 2016

    82q what ?

  24. Routehelp
    November 28th, 2016

    @Fab yes there is..

  25. Anonymous
    November 28th, 2016

    everything is here???? https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM sure????? please confirm

  26. jst
    November 29th, 2016

    passed the exam today! 973/1000

    149Q + cc.vce

    Thanks digitaltut.

  27. farne
    November 29th, 2016

    Now I want to take the 300-115 and 300-135, anyone have updated dumps? I will really appreciate.

    For 300-101, go for Tagwa Tagelsir material: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

    Regards.

  28. Routehelp
    November 29th, 2016

    @jst
    TAGWA = cc confirm?

  29. New-Dumpss
    November 29th, 2016

    Passed today… Tagwa and 149 Qs enough to pass.
    used dumps from below page. Valid in exam and author is very supportive.

    remove # sings
    ccnplatestdumps.bl#ogspot.co#m

  30. Route
    November 29th, 2016

    Just Passed 300-101 with score of 960/1000
    Everything is available on the website and shared.
    Thank you all and Digitaltut!!

  31. Farmer
    November 30th, 2016

    Hey guys can someone explain what cc means?

    Also from what i understand ccnplatestdumps.bl#ogspot.co#m is a valid?

    Thanks

  32. farne
    November 30th, 2016

    All of you that passed the 300-101, do you have fresh docs for 300-115 and 300-135?

    Regards.

  33. Routehelp
    November 30th, 2016

    @bogart -> TROLL

  34. kollylere
    November 30th, 2016

    Dear All,

    please i planned writing the ccnp route exam in 3 weeks. please can someone recommend to me what i need to read to pass the test.
    plssssssssssssssssssssssssss

  35. Anonymous
    November 30th, 2016

    donde encuentro 149Q?? me pueden pasar el link please!!!

  36. Ever Stand
    December 1st, 2016

    Dear All,
    Just PASSED the exam with 9xx. used CC + 149.
    thz u so much Digitaltut and all my friends here who shared the questions.
    here below link is vce files for CC, 149 and VCE application to open it.
    Cheers
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0hN4et8a6GYTXRtaVM0Q0dKV1E

  37. Alice
    December 2nd, 2016

    Hi all,
    Witch labs and similations came to the exam
    Pls tell us

  38. Ever Stand
    December 2nd, 2016

    @ Alice
    the Labs in 149 Question.
    for me,
    ipv6 OSPF virtual, PBR, OSPF sim, EIGRP OSPF Redistribution sim ( Ethernet)

  39. Lucy
    December 2nd, 2016

    Hi everyone,
    I’m taking my exam next week and super nervous :(

    I’m studying 149 and cc.

    i get good results in the CC exam but was just wondering how many of the questions from 149 apart form the sims actually come of have come up in the exam..

    many thanks in advance guys :)

  40. Cowpokes
    December 2nd, 2016

    Any chance anyone can provide cc.vce? The previous link above from Ben seems to be inactive.

  41. 10x
    December 3rd, 2016

    Hello guys, anyone managed to convert 205q.vce to PDF?

  42. Lucy
    December 5th, 2016

    @cowpokes use the link from Farne it has all the stuff in there.

    Tagwa Tagelsir material: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

    it includes both cc and 149 in both pdf and vce.

    Good luck :)

  43. fary
    December 7th, 2016

    I have passed my 300-101 today
    Lab: PBR, REDISTRIBUTION, OSPF VIRTUAL LINK, EIGRP STUB, SEATLLE-CHICAGO BUT IN EXAM HAS DIFFERENT NAME.
    OSPF SIMULATION
    DRAG & DROP: ATRGET 1,2,3 MD5,LCP CHAP

  44. fary
    December 7th, 2016

    CC & Q41 AND Q149 ARE STILL VALID

  45. vicky!!!
    December 7th, 2016

    hi guys,
    i am planning to take ccnp switch exam,so if anyone has new dumps for switch exams,kindly share them,

  46. Lucy
    December 7th, 2016

    Hi Fary,
    Thanks for the heads up my exam is tomorrow hopefully i get the same sims :p

    was the subnets the same by any chance or did the subnets change from the sims?

    Thaannnkkkssssss :)

  47. fary
    December 7th, 2016

    Hi @lucy

    same subnets in the exam.

  48. Lucy
    December 7th, 2016

    @ Fary

    Awesome thanks a bunch :)

  49. varv
    December 7th, 2016

    Hello,

    I am planning to take my CCNP route this Saturday. Does any one have dumps? Would mind sharing with me?

    Thanks

  50. Lucy
    December 7th, 2016

    @VARV use the link from Farne it has all the stuff in there.

    Tagwa Tagelsir material: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

    it includes both cc and 149 in both pdf and vce.

    Good luck :)

  51. Cisco guy
    December 7th, 2016

    Passed my Route! At first I was sad that the item has ended from the ebay link provided on the previous page. But the seller relisted the item for me to purchase to pass my Exam! If you guys want to use the ebay materials, here is the updated link:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/322352636952?

    206 questions is valid!

    Cheers Guys!

  52. Yaseen
    December 8th, 2016

    Hello All…

    I wrote the test twice but unfortunately failed. Can someone please email me the dumps to {email not allowed}

    Appreciate your help

  53. Yaseen
    December 8th, 2016

    Hello All…
    I wrote the test twice but unfortunately failed. Can someone please email me the dumps to yaseensid03 at gmail dot com

    Appreciate your help

  54. loli
    December 8th, 2016

    Hi all,

    Just passed 300-101 today with 960/1000. All questions + labs are same. (149q + Tagwa Tagelsir)

    Note:
    1/ eigrp-ospf-redistribution-sim: the link between R2 and R3 is FastEthernet link.
    2/ ospf-evaluation-sim: question 2, correct anwser is “The R1-R3 link needs the neighbor command for the adjacency to stay up” as the timer value of R2-R3 are no more 30, 120, 120

    Copy the link with all necessary materials again for who needs it: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

  55. loli
    December 8th, 2016

    Many thanks to digitaltut and all people in here for the great support.

  56. Lucy
    December 8th, 2016

    Just Passed today by using only 149 + 41 from the links to the Tagwa Tagelsir materials in previous posts.

    Learn those labs guys! i had PBR, Redistribution, Seattle Chicago but different names (NOTE the subnets were still /30’s HOWEVER it was a 192.168.25.XX address so the same masks apply just be careful and look at the I.P’s then last was ospf evaluation

    had the bgp and some other drag and drop cant remember but everything from the specified resources.

    many thanks all… On to Switch! wooo!

  57. Adriana
    December 10th, 2016

    I haved used the ebay materials provided by Cisco Guy. Those materials are definitely solid as well.

  58. Anonymous
    December 10th, 2016

    @Lucy BGP as LAB or drag and drop !?

  59. LEO
    December 10th, 2016

    @Lucy the LABs are PBR , Redistribution ,what else !?

  60. Mike
    December 11th, 2016

    Guys,
    In Seattle-Chicago OSPF LAB, Don’t you think to block External and Inter-area routes in ARea21 ( Stub Area), We need to use
    #area 21 stub no summary command not just #area 21 stub
    Anyone who did pass the test try this command yet or been using the # area 21 stub Only ???

    Ref:http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/ip/open-shortest-path-first-ospf/13692-21.html

  61. Mike
    December 11th, 2016

    Hey Man Sorry I also misunderstood this, I though they didn’t use no-summary at all,
    So they are correct we only use no-summary on ABR router which is Area Boundary router who sends and receives LSAs from other areas. So only ABR needs to generate a default route by adding no-summary in it.

  62. Mike
    December 11th, 2016

    Another suggestion for OSPF SEA-CHI Lab,

    If they ask for the “most specific” the best option is the network statement with the all zero wildcard mask. Because I work in a service-provider environment and we always use 0.0.0.0 with /30 subnet.
    Keith Barker CBT Nuggets endorses that in the following link.
    Ref: https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/thread/39121

  63. Ben
    December 12th, 2016

    Folks, I see a modification in PBR lab that’s mentioned here in DigitalTUT, but 149Q still has that.
    I am talking about route-map pbr permit 20.
    This sie says that we shouldn’t be using this, but 149Q Tagwa used that.
    My question is what is most updated, LABS on this site or Labs on 149 Tagwa ?

  64. Anonymous
    December 12th, 2016
  65. The Grinch
    December 12th, 2016

    Finally passed the Route! Was a long journey… As I got caught in the update. However came across the ebay dump mentioned by others and passed the exam yesterday. The materials are still vailid. Like how he has packet tracer available for 3 of the simulations. It was good practice. No new questions.

    The link below is the ebay matierlas I have utilized, if you would like to use as well:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/322352636952?

    Cheers Guys!

  66. The Grinch
    December 12th, 2016

    Happy Holidays!

  67. NJ
    December 12th, 2016

    Hi,
    I don’t understand a thing. I did the ROUTE training and there are a lot of questions I saw on the dumps that are not cover during the course.
    Is it normal?

  68. Riley
    December 13th, 2016

    The materials are very accurate. Few incorrect answers. But I do not expect a full score, anyway. 91% is enough for me. I just passed my CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional (Routing & Switching) 642-883 exam 10 hours ago. The dumps are trustful. I recommend http://www.grades4sure.com/642-883-exam-questions.html to all who want to pass their exam in the first attempt. Practice your exam with this dumps and you will 100% pass your exam.

  69. Russ
    December 14th, 2016

    ebay materials are legit. Passed me exam today. no new questions.

  70. Baba
    December 14th, 2016

    Hi,

    I passed with 934, 149q and Tagwa still valid. Labs were same as in digitalut.com

  71. irfi
    December 14th, 2016

    Thanks Baba,

  72. Uhhh
    December 14th, 2016

    Hi everyone. Where can I get all CCNP routing labs from Cisco? Can anyone share links?

  73. Uhhh
    December 14th, 2016
  74. Jane woken
    December 17th, 2016

    I did my exam today and failed with marks of 770. It’s first time i failed in Cisco exam. I feel half of my exam questions came out the question of 149Q. I did all labs, they were fine but basic questions were out of dumps. If somebody has got latest dumps please please send me at jane_woken52 at yahoo.com . Thanks in advance

  75. iffi
    December 18th, 2016

    I took the test today and passed, most of the questions were from 41Q.cc and also some of them from 149Q. I passed with 947/1000 marks
    149+41Q are valid and Labs IPs are almost same as mentioned in 149Q.
    Labs were OSPF Sea-Indiana-Newyork (192.168.39.4/30), OSPF-EIGRP Redistribution, OSPFV3 Virtual link, and Last bot not the least PBR, I created route-map seq 10 and then generated traffic and route-map got hit by www traffic and shown packets on sh route-map.
    OSPF sim was there.

  76. iffi
    December 18th, 2016
  77. otunba
    December 18th, 2016

    I took the exam yesterday and passed. Questions were from the materials shared here.
    I am grateful for this platform…..U guys rock!!!
    This link as shared above contains everything needed…….https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

  78. Jane woken
    December 18th, 2016

    @iffi
    Thanks very much

  79. Anonymous
    December 19th, 2016

    Hi all,

    Where can i found Q41 AND Q149 , please share any link for free download or email me at {email not allowed}. I will be very thankful to you.

  80. Anonymous
    December 20th, 2016

    Thanks everybody, I passed too studying with this material (149+41), the labs was PBR, OSPF+EIGRP prefered the fast-ethernet link (just bandwaidth and delay was different), the one with vitual-link and the configuring OSPF with stub area.
    In some labs it wasn’t possible to save the configuration on the router.

  81. Tanzir
    December 20th, 2016

    Passed using the ebay materials. Not sure about others ones here, but the ebay materials are legit. Received no new questions. Exam details are as below:

    Simulations: PBR, Redistribution, IPv6 OSPF
    Simlets: EIGRP TShoot and OSPF TShoot
    54 Multiple choice questions

    Here is the ebay link if you want to use:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/322352636952?

    Hope this helps, Cheers!

  82. Clavs
    December 27th, 2016

    Hi!

    Where can I get the PDF for the list of questions? Your feedback is much appreciated.

    Thank you! :D

  83. Anonymous
    December 29th, 2016

    How come this site doesn’t have the actual questions/answers anymore?

  84. Anonymous
    December 29th, 2016

    Hello Guys,

    I am appearing to Route Exam in couple of weeks.Can some one please send me latest dumps of 300-101 please.Will be appreciated.Thanks
    Email ID:{email not allowed}

  85. Anonymous
    December 29th, 2016

    Not sure why my email address was not visible.
    greenearth2005 at gmail dot com.
    Thanks again!!

  86. Anonymous
    January 3rd, 2017

    Sorry kinda confuse is Q41 == 300-101 new questions31oct2016 by tagwa tagelsir.vce?

    Are this still valid? Thanks :)

  87. Anonymous
    January 3rd, 2017

    Are 149 + 41 still valid?

  88. Nova
    January 4th, 2017

    Hi could you please let me know what is Tagwa?

  89. Anonymous
    January 4th, 2017

    Tagwa is one of the name of the dumps

  90. @nickname
    January 4th, 2017

    could you please please please please send me the Q149 + q 41

    Please friends.i need help.please don’t ignore

    lanka.naturelover (@) gmail.com

  91. Anonymous
    January 4th, 2017
  92. @nickname
    January 4th, 2017

    @Aonymouse
    Thank u my friend

  93. Jack
    January 4th, 2017

    anyone, 149+41 still valid? I wanna take the exam,

  94. Janifer
    January 5th, 2017

    Get Cisco Express Foundation for Systems Engineers 642-373 exam questions from https://www.dumps4download.us/free-642-373/cisco-question-answers.html

  95. Rock
    January 5th, 2017

    Hi all. Is the question and answer same if I take the exam? Can I pass the exam by just memorize the answer provided in this comment only?

  96. Ruber
    January 5th, 2017

    Passed the CCNP Route yesterday! I used the e8ay dump in particular posted by “Tanzir” and can attest that it is valid. Cheers!

  97. Ruber
    January 5th, 2017

    Passed the CCNP Route yesterday! I used the ebay dump in particular posted by “Tanzir” and can attest that it is valid. Cheers!

  98. Anonymous
    January 6th, 2017

    I pass 300-100 this weak. 149+41 is valid. Answer options is randomizerd.
    I have Simulations:
    PBR, Redistribution, IPv6 OSPF
    changed ip, names, ID, etc.
    Simlets OSPF TShoot, litle changed topology and answer.
    I use https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM
    Thank you digitaltut !

  99. Anonymous
    January 6th, 2017

    Happy to hear that ‘the dumps still valid’, where i am writing tomorrow and i will update you guys.

  100. rednom
    January 6th, 2017

    I pass 300-100 today 9XX, 149+41 is still valid.
    it’s easy guys, don’t worry just study the dumps.

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