Exam DescriptionCandidates preparing for the CCIE SP Written exam should possess expert level knowledge as a Service Provider network engineer to implement, troubleshoot, and optimize Service Provider features and technologies including Packet over SONET, IP over DWDM, GE/10GE, BGP, IGP Routing, LDP, MPLS and MPLS TE, Multicast, HA, QoS, and Layer 2 and 3 VPNs.
Exam FormatThe written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice exam with 90-110 questions. The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. Candidates will be required to answer each question before moving on to the next question. In other words, candidates will not be allowed to skip a question and come back to it at a later time. The overall exam score and the exam passing score will be reported on a scale from 300-1000.