The AWS certifications are divided into four main categories:

  • Cloud Practitioner Certifications
  • Associate Level Certifications
  • Professional Level certifications
  • Speciality Level Certifications

Cloud Practitioner Certification:

Candidate who is good in aws fundamentals can clear the exam easily.

Exam Details

LevelFoundation
Cost100 USD
Format of the QuestionMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Total Questions65
Exam Duration90
Passing Score700
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
Min Exp0
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Avg Salary(yearly)$ 117000
Penality for wrong answerNo

You may access the syllabus from the link and download the sample questions.

Associate Level Certifications

No prequisute to register this exam, anyone whatever experience have,can attend the exam.It has below three categories:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • AWS Certified Developer
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator

Associate-AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies

Exam Details:

LevelAssociate
Cost150 USD
Format of the QuestionMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Total Questions55 to 60
Exam Duration2 hour 10 min
Passing Score720
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
Min Exp0
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Avg Salary(yearly)$ 117000
Penality for wrong answerNo

You may use the link to access the syllabus and access the sample question through here.

Associate-AWS Certified Developer: It is for people from developer background , create the applications and deploy it into AWS Infrastructure.

Exam Details:

LevelAssociate
Cost150 USD
Format of the QuestionMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Total Questions55 to 60
Exam Duration80 min
Passing Score720
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
Min Exp0
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Salaryhigher than solution architect profile.
Penality for wrong answerNo

You may use the link to access the syllabus.

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator: People who are from administrator background, have to look after the maintainence of the server and system.

Exam Details:

LevelAssociate
Cost150 USD
Format of the QuestionMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Total Questions55 to 60
Exam Duration80 min
Passing Score720
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
Min Exp0
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Salarylies between developer and architect profile
Penality for wrong answerNo

You may access the syllabus from the link and download the sample questions.

Professional Level Certifications:

AWS Certified Solutions Architect :One who design or architect the application efficiently and optimized manner and can deploy the application into AWS with full proof security.

Exam Details:

LevelProfessional
Cost300 USD
Exam Duration2 hour 50 min
Format of the QuestionsMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Total Questions75 to 80
Passing Score750
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
Min Exp required0
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Average Salary(yearly)$ 135000
Penality for wrong answerNo

You may use the link to access the syllabus and access the sample question .

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer: One from DevOps background and can perform the devops strategy into AWS.

Exam Details

LevelProfessional
Cost300 USD
Exam Duration2 hour 50 min
Format of the QuestionsMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Total Questions75 to 80
Passing Score750
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
MIn Exp0
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Average Salary(yearly)$ 126000
Penality for wrong answersNo

You may use the link to access the syllabus and access the sample question through here.

Specialty Certification Courses

Advanced Networking Specialty: This examination validates advanced technical skills and experience in designing and implementing AWS and hybrid IT network architectures at scale.

Big Data Specialty: This examination validates the candidate knowledge on Big Data with AWS.

Security Speciality: Candidate who has a good knowledge on security process, services and securing the AWS platform.

Machine Learning Speciality: This examination validates the candidate knowledge on developing the machine learning model and tuning the model.

AWS Speciality Exam Pattern :

LevelSpeciality
Cost300 USD
Exam Duration3 hour
Format of the QuestionsMCQ (one correct answer and multiple answers)
Passing Score750
Schedule linkhttps://www.aws.training/certification
Study Sourcehttp://aws.amazon.com/training
Penality for wrong answersNo

You may access more details from here.

Summary

Certification NameLevelExam DurationCertification Cost
AWS Certified Cloud PractitionerBeginners 90 min100 USD
AWS Certified Solutions ArchitectAssociate130 min150 USD
AWS Certified DeveloperAssociate80 min150 USD
AWS Certified SysOps
Administrator
Associate80 min150 USD
AWS Certified Solutions ArchitectProfessional170 min300 USD
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional170 min300 USD
AWS Certified Big Data SpecialitySpeciality180 min300 USD
AWS Certified Advanced
Networking Speciality
Speciality180 min300 USD

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