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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/encor-questions-and-answers

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

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  1. Amanda
    July 30th, 2019


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

    Thank you very much!

  2. da
    August 2nd, 2019

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

  3. Anonymous
    August 4th, 2019


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

    Thank you,
    Best Regards

  4. abdul
    August 5th, 2019

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

  5. Anonymous
    August 5th, 2019


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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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..

  9. 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.

  10. Rollo
    August 16th, 2019

    Hi Everyone,

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

  11. 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.

  12. josip
    August 21st, 2019

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

  13. cut89
    August 30th, 2019


    can you send the link to the pdf file and vce to practice the ccnp rotuing 300 101 exam?

    Thanks in advance

  14. Rollo
    September 2nd, 2019

    Whats the correct answer for this question:
    In which two ways can NetFlow data be viewed? (Choose two)
    A. CLI
    B. NetFlow collector
    C. built-in GUI
    D. syslog server interface
    E. web interface


  15. belgarath99
    September 3rd, 2019

    If anyone has vce file of the July dump, would be very grateful if you can email me a copy. Thanks!

    belgarath99 AT gmail DOT com

  16. Anonymous
    September 7th, 2019

    @Anonymous it will give you labs in GNS3 to practise

  17. TRoute
    September 13th, 2019

    Is digitaltut premium account valid to pass the exam?

  18. Anonymous
    September 17th, 2019

    July 2019 route file is still valid?

  19. Anonymous
    September 22nd, 2019


    A and B

  20. ImNotARobot
    September 24th, 2019

    Is July 2019 Route Dumps still valid?

  21. plant
    September 29th, 2019

    hello everynoe ,
    @MrBean, @Rollo
    Could you please send me the most recent dump : a-z-g-33 @ hotmail . com

  22. anone
    September 30th, 2019

    My CCNP R&S will expire next year. If I pass one of either (R/S/Tshoot) will it renew my CCNP for another 3 years? I’m planning to take 300-101 within this year. Thanks

  23. VB
    September 30th, 2019

    Hello, dumps are valid. I wrote today. Score 850+

  24. ppk slb
    October 8th, 2019

    hi guys, does command below works on labs console test?

    R2#show run | sec eigrp

    R2#show running-config | section eigrp

    let me know please

  25. AJS
    October 10th, 2019

    Hi Everyone, Could you please send me the most recent dump : johis.sv @ gmail . com

  26. rendog31
    October 10th, 2019

    hello, Could someone please send me the most recent dump = rendog31 @ gmail . com, many thanks

  27. Anonymous
    October 11th, 2019

    Hello guys, may you kindly send me the most recent dump: maka @ gmail . com

  28. nits
    October 12th, 2019

    hello guys one information where was the new questions added before || at the end || or in respective sections as i am currently studying the July dump

  29. Anonymous
    October 13th, 2019

    is july dumps still valid , may i kindly ask someone to sned me the recent ones. shima.shabanian @ gmail . com

  30. CCC
    October 14th, 2019

    which labs are coming these days in the route exam?

  31. AN
    October 16th, 2019

    Passed today. July/October pdf is valid. Make sure you do not only memorize but understand the questions .. some of them changed in some way but easy to answer.
    There are 4 questions I did not see in the pdf but they are easy.
    One new question was about the TCP MSS ..what defines the value, the host sender o the host receiver …

    D&D are all in the pdf.
    Labs were
    Ospfv6 virtual link
    Just as others mentioned in previous comments.

    Thanks digitaltut …

    Good luck to everyone

  32. sduser21
    October 16th, 2019

    Can someone please send me the latest dump sduser21 @ gmail . com
    Thanks in advance

  33. Yub
    October 19th, 2019

    Question 113 on page 60 is not correct!!
    the answer is A,D
    it can’t be C because Totally stub areas do not advertise lsa type 3 (summary routes).

  34. ShikariShambhu
    October 30th, 2019

    What is the plan on the new version of Cisco Exams in Feb 2020? I understand everyone is pushing to complete the current certifications by then, but I would like to ask the admins. what if we cannot complete the certifications Feb 2020? How can we study the new pattern and questions? Any thoughts?

  35. F
    October 31st, 2019

    Could you please send me the most recent dump at: mknad13 @ gmail . com

  36. Anon
    October 31st, 2019

    I think the answers to question 113 is correct.

    NSSA – The connecting ABR does not send a default route unless configured to do so.

    Totally Stubby – It does not accept LSA Type 3, however it does have a ‘default route’ that is added by default

    Stub – As above, LSA Type 3 are sent in, however it also has a ‘default route’ advertised by default

    Source: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/ip/open-shortest-path-first-ospf/13703-8.html#anc6

    See the Area differences table for totally stubby:

    Totally Stub No Type 3, 4 or 5 LSAs allowed except the default summary route

  37. Anonymous
    November 7th, 2019

    would you send the laster pdf file and vce to practice the ccnp rotuing 300 101 exam?
    -> ebi19j [AT] gmail [DOT] com
    Good luck to everyone

  38. Nickname
    November 7th, 2019

    Hello to the administrators of these sites. Are you preparing a new page for the new CCNO Enterprise or are you going to convert it? Tell us something, please.

  39. Anonymous
    November 8th, 2019

    Hi Everyone, Could you please send me the most recent ccnp route dump: wenghong506 gmail com

  40. Max
    November 8th, 2019

    could you please share actuell dumps : priserv(at)outlook(dot)com
    A VCE-File are helpfull – Thanks for help!

  41. Ramzix
    November 8th, 2019

    actuell dumps
    get your copy at encurtador.com.br/ilwzP

  42. digitex
    November 9th, 2019

    actuall dumps here
    get your copy at encurtador.com.br/iyL59

  43. NULL
    November 13th, 2019

    Hi Everyone, Could you please send me the most recent ccnp route dump: mknad13@ gmail com

  44. NULL
    November 13th, 2019

    Here is what you need dwz.win/qRc

  45. easy peasy
    November 20th, 2019

    passed 888/1000 – nov 20, 2019

    just study the oct pdf from this site, ports of syslog, gre tunnel, ripv2, lsa of ipv6,

    drag and drop . ip operation, frame relay multipoint, snmp

    lab/simlet . ospf sim , ipv6 virtual link, eigrp evaluation sim

    tshoot next .

  46. Toby
    November 21st, 2019

    D&D frame Really November:

    Serial 0
    Encapsulation frame-relay
    interface Serial 0.1 multipoint
    frame-relay map ip 100 broadcast

    AAA accoutning D&D

    AAA accounting D&D

    Resource – It returns information from calls that have passed and failed user authentication.
    Auth Proxy – It returns information about hosts using the proxy service.
    Connection – It returns information about outbound communication from network access servers
    Network – It returns information about SLIP, PPP and ARA sessions
    Commands – It returns information about the individual EXEC commands and permissions associated with privilege levels
    Exec – It returns information about user EXEC terminal sessions with the network access server.

    (Not in DT D&D section)

  47. watercrest
    November 23rd, 2019

    Hello admin,
    I just subscribed to the digital tut channel less than 24 hours ago. initially, it was the network tut channel I wanted to pay for. so I was wondering if you can cancel my subscription here on digital tut, and enable it on the network tut?
    thanks for your understanding!

  48. watercrest
    November 23rd, 2019

    hi admin,
    less than 24hrs ago, I subscribed to digitaltut, the issue is that I got confused with the words. I wanted to subscribe to networktut. so I was wondering if you could, pls cancel my subscription on digitaltut and enable it on networktut.
    thanks for your feedback.

  49. digitaltut
    November 24th, 2019

    @watercrest: Please send an email to support@digitaltut.com with your username or Invoice ID so that we can help you.

  50. Anonymous
    November 29th, 2019

    I didn’t hear from you for the past 4 days.

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