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SCJP, finally… 86%

Finally, I finished my two months learning of various books and mock exams with just two hours of exam session. SCJP is Sun Certified Java Programmer, an international standard of Java Programmer certified by Sun Microsystem (inventor of Java programming language). I took the 1.5 version of this test since the 1.4 version of Java is being abandoned. I got discount for the exam voucher from Inixindo. I paid USD 130, while the original price is USD 150, pretty good šŸ˜€ .

Thanks God, I passed the exam successfully and I got a nice grade for it, 86% overall. In my opinion, the mock exams I studied before the real exam are little bit more difficult than the questions in the real exam. So, if you plan to get this certification and you have taken some mock exams with good scores, be confident to pass the real exam.

One of my purposes of taking this certification is to preparing the next step in my career. You can find it in details if you read this post.

Recommended book to read:

  • SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 5 Study Guide (Exam 310-055), by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
  • SCJP Exam for J2SE 5, by Paul Sanghera, Apress.

Recommended resources:

  • Javaranch site

See my exam report here…SCJP Report

January 30, 2008 - Posted by | Java, My Days | , ,


  1. 350 SCJP 1.5 Mock Exams and Articles:
    SCJP 1.5 Mock Exams

    400 SCJP 1.6 Mock Exams and Articles:
    SCJP 1.6 Mock Exams

    SCJP 1.5 Books

    Comment by krishna | January 31, 2008 | Reply

  2. Hello Guys,

    I’ve created a website that has mock exams for SCJP 5.0 & SCJP 6.0. It also has mock exams based for SCJP 1.4, take a look here iRix Technologies. A downloadable exam simulator can be found here Voodoo Exam

    iRix Technologies

    Comment by iRix Technologies | July 18, 2008 | Reply

  3. Arie,
    Do you take other Java Exam such as SCWCD5, SCBCD5, etc?

    Comment by B.J. | January 2, 2010 | Reply

    • Nope, not yet, but I wish to..

      Comment by suhearie | February 21, 2010 | Reply

  4. That’s amazing !!! ^^

    Comment by fathur | February 21, 2010 | Reply

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