The day has come and you finally decided to take that big leap and spend a huge amount of cash on your Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE exam. If you didn’t buy your exam vouchers before 02-08-17 chances are you’ll be paying more on your exams.
Cisco, without any announcements or what so ever increased their exam prices. This makes people on social media go crazy because of the silent increase of the exams, raising it between 10 to 20 percent.
Below are the new prices of the exams as of February 8, 2017:
•Entry Skills exams (certifications 101-105 and 200-105) changed from $150 to $165.
•CCNP Routing and Switching exam (certifications 220-125) increased from $295 to $325.
•Professional, Specialist and Technical skill certification exams (300, 500, 600, 640, 642, 642 and 648 series certifications), went up from $250 to $300.
•CCIE and CCDE written exams, (350 and 400 level certifications, as well as the 352 level exams) rose from $400 to $450.
This is a huge deal specially for those people who are going to pay for the exam with their own wallet. The only option that you might do is to save money for taking that certification or find a sponsor that will going to pay for your exam.