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In this article, I will try to summarize all the Frequently Asked Questions in the ROUTE 300-101 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 120 minutes to answer them but if your native language is not English, Cisco allows you a 30-minute exam time extension (150 minutes in total).

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

This exam costs $300. 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) within three years. Once again we have to notice that you need to finish these three exams within three years (not nine years). Many candidates misunderstand this and think they have nine years to complete three exams.

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.


CCNP ROUTE Official Certification Guide

ROUTE 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
    July 30th, 2019

    Hi dears,
    if I subscribed to the digitaltut.com as a premium membership, what does it offer to me than the free question listed in that PDF dump?

  2. Amanda
    July 30th, 2019


    Could someone send me the dumps to hansenbiler88 @ gmail . com

    Thank you very much!

  3. da
    August 2nd, 2019

    where can i get materials for the new CCNP Enterprise 300-401 exam

  4. Anonymous
    August 4th, 2019


    Could you please send me the most recent dump at: joenguy2 @ gmail . com

    Thank you,
    Best Regards

  5. abdul
    August 5th, 2019

    I checked the recent Dump at :
    but it’s too long. is it normal ?

  6. Anonymous
    August 5th, 2019


    This questions still valid for the test? I’ll take the exam next month

  7. leonidas2121
    August 7th, 2019

    I tried to pay with skrill for ccnp routing membership but took a message like “receiver does not accept now”. What can i do for that? In my country i cannot pay with paypal and have to use skrill. Please somebody helps.

  8. Lucky
    August 11th, 2019

    Hi Guys. If you want to download freedump 300-101 go in my link

    htt ps: //w ww.yout ube.co m/wa tch?v=8YAlL G9FYlo

  9. CCNP_300-101
    August 13th, 2019

    got myself over the line today 08/12/2019 for 300-101 – DigitalTUT_July 2019 PDF file was enough to pass..

  10. Mike
    August 16th, 2019

    Hi everyone,
    is it https://www.digitaltut.com/route-questions-and-answers still valid? I’ll take the exam next month. Thanks.

  11. Rollo
    August 16th, 2019

    Hi Everyone,

    I have a 300-101 dump but it is more than 800 questions !! please advice.

  12. zametal
    August 20th, 2019

    Passed 300-101 yesterday with 8xx result.

    July 2019 pdf still valid.

    Had 3 labs: OSPF Evaluation with change of connection between R2-R3, EIGRP/OSPF Redistribution, PBR.

    Thank you digitut and good luck to all.

  13. josip
    August 21st, 2019

    hi, can someone send me the laster CCNP pdfs at josip.matija (at) gmail (dot) com

  14. Wedlinson
    August 24th, 2019

    I have updated dumps after recent exam changes.
    Get at below: pass on first attempt.

    Ignore the Q please

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