Cisco systems offer five levels of career certifications for the aspirants who want to become Cisco certified professional. These five levels are Entry level (CCENT), Associate level (CCNA), Professional level (CCNP), Expert level (CCIE) and Architect level (CCAr). These certification levels have different paths for the expertisation in Routing and Switching, Security, Collaboration, Data Center, Service Provider, Wireless.To hold the Cisco certification you need to pass Cisco certification exams. To appear in Cisco exams in different levels aspirants requires to pay exam fees to Cisco. Aspirants who want to become a Cisco certified networking professional, they need to pay exam fees for different levels of Cisco certifications.
Here are the details of Cisco certifications exam fees:
Cisco CCNA Exam Fees
To appear in associate level of Cisco certification exams, aspirants must pay the CCNA exams fees for different paths.
- If you go for composite CCNA Routing and Switching exam (200-125 CCNA), you need to pay $325 in India. If you go for separate two exams 100-105 ICND1 and 200-105 ICND2 then each exam will cost you $165.
- To become certified in CCNA security, you need to pass one required exam: (210-260 IINS) with cost of $300.
- To hold CCNA Collaboration certification you need to pass two required exam: (210-060 CICD and 210-065 CIVND) with cost of $300 for each.
- CCNA Cloud certification requires passing in two exams: (210-451 CLDFND and 210-455 CLDADM), where aspirants have to pay $300 for each exam.
- To hold CCNA Cyber Ops certification, candidate needs to pass two required exams: (210-250 SECFND and 210-255 SECOPS) with cost of $300 for each.
- There is one exam for CCNA Wireless (200-355 WIFUND) with cost of $300.
- Aspirants must appear and pass in two required exams to become CCNA Data Center certified professional: (200-150 DCICN and 200-155 DCICT) with $300 for each exams.
- CCNA Industrial (200-601 IMINS2) exam cost is $300 in India.
- For CCNA service provider required exam 640-875 SPNGN1 and 640-878 SPNGN2, aspirants will cost $300 for each exam.
Cisco CCNP Exam Fees
To appear in professional level of Cisco certification exams, aspirants must pay the CCNP exams fees for different paths.
- Aspirants have to pass each required exam to become a CCNP R&S certified. These required exams are 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH and 300-135 TSHOOT where candidates will cost $300 for each exam.
- To hold CCNP security certification candidate must pass four required exams: 300-208 SISAS, 300-206 SENSS, 300-209 SIMOS and 300-210 SITCS where aspirants will cost $300 for each exam.
- Required exams for CCNP collaboration is 300-070 CIPTV1, 300-075 CIPTV2, 300-080 CTCOLLAB and 300-085 CAPPS with $300 for each exam.
- For CCNP wireless there are four required exams: 300-360 WIDESIGN, 300-365 WIDEPLOY, 300-370 WITSHOOT and 300-375 WISECURE with cost of $300 for each.
- To become CCNP data center certified you need to pass four required exams: 300-175 DCUCI, 300-165 DCII, 300-170 DCVAI, 300-160 DCID or 300-180 DCIT with $300 costs for each.
- If you want to become CCNP cloud certified then you need to pass four required exams: 300-460 CLDINF, 300-465 CLDDES, 300-470 CLDAUT and 300-475 CLDACI with cost of $300 for each exam.
- If you are interested to become certified CCNP service provider, then you need to pay fee of $300 for each required exams: 642-883 SPROUTE, 642-885 SPADVROUTE, 642-887 SPCORE and 642-889 SPEDGE
Cisco CCIE Exam Fees
- To become CCIE certified professional, candidate must pass the written exam and lab exam separately. For CCIE routing and switching written exam (400 – 101) you need to pay $450 and for lab exam you need to pay $1600 per attempt.
- To hold CCIE security certification you need to pass written exam (400 – 251) with cost of $450 and lab exam V5 with cost of $16,00 per attempt.
- For CCIE data center written exam (400 – 151) you will pay $450 to appear in exam and for lab exam candidates must pay fee of $1600.
- To become CCIE collaboration certified you need to pass written exam (400 – 051) with cost of $450 and lab exam with cost of $1600 per attempt. These costing applied for CCIE wireless certification exams also.