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Changes in CCNA Certification Tracks | New Associate Level Cisco CCNA Certification Program will Introduced from Feb 2020

Changes in CCNA Certification Tracks | New Associate Level Cisco CCNA Certification Program will Introduced from Feb 2020

Technology has been transforming and as an industry pioneer, Cisco is ready to unleash the full capabilities of new network. They understand the importance of skills and knowledge required to work with new era technology, so they are changing their certifications to next level certifications.

As we know interconnection of software, networking and infrastructure are growing day by day where you need to update yourself with new networking technology. Cisco certified network associate (CCNA) certification can take you on the next level with combination of networking technologies, automation, security and programmability.

IT professionals who are related to Cisco industry feels that there are huge changes in CCNA certification tracks coming in next year as Cisco has announced.

Now Cisco is coming with only one CCNA exam instead of choosing different tracks from Routing and Switching, Security, Data Center, Wireless, Service Provider, Collaboration, Industrial and Cloud. In today’s scenario, individuals choose one of the tracks from Cisco CCNA in which they want to turn their career but now only one Cisco CCNA certification exam will validate your broad range of basic skills of networking (will effective from 24th Feb 2020).

The Cisco CCNA exam will cover each fundamental topic such as network fundamentals, network access, IP services, IP connectivity, security fundamentals, network automation and programmability. This exam and certification is based on latest technology and job roles which make your foundation strong in networking and you can turn your career direction.

Let’s us understand current Associate level CCNA tracks and next level CCNA exam.

Current CCNA Tracks Next Level CCNA (Will effective from 24th Feb 2020)
CCNA Routing and Switching

Required Exam: 200-125 CCNA or 100-105 ICND1 AND 200-105 ICND2


           Required Exam: 200-301 CCNA

CCNA Security

Required Exam: 210-260 IINS

CCNA Collaboration

Required Exam: 210-060 CICD and 210-065 CIVND

CCNA Service Provider

Required Exam: 640-875 SPNGN1 and 640-878 SPNGN2

CCNA Data Center

Required Exam: 200-150 DCICN and 200-155 DCICT

CCNA Cloud

Required Exam: 210-451 CLDFND and 210-455 CLDADM

CCNA Industrial

Required Exam: 200-601 IMINS2

CCNA Wirless

Required Exam: 200-355 WIFUND


Now let us understand through image

                                Associate level CCNA certification


Check Cisco Next Level Certification Changes here:

Above you can see, comprehensive CCNA program will offer wide range of benefits to the individuals which cover wide range of fundamentals for successful IT career based on advanced networking technologies, software development skills and knowledge and job roles.

How you can earn CCNA certification?

The Cisco CCNA training program offers you technical skills and knowledge required to implement and administer wide range of latest and advanced networking and IT infrastructure. CCNA certification might be your career launch pad and CCNA training will help you to achieve this certification.


200 – 301 CCNA (Required exam which will be effect from 24th Feb 2020)


There are no formal prerequisite for CCNA exam but individuals should have good understanding of exam topics.

  • Candidates should have one year of working experience in networking industry
  • They should have good knowledge of IP addressing
  • Good understanding of networking basics


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