5 Free Java Exams From Sun

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Sun offers 5 free proficiency assessment examinations. Read below for details and how you can take them.

Sun Certified Associate for the Java Platform, Standard Edition, Exam Version 1.0
Exam Objectives:

  • Fundamental Object-Oriented Concepts
  • UML Representation of Object-Oriented Concepts
  • Java Implementation of Object-Oriented Concepts
  • Algorithm Design and Implementation
  • Java Development Fundamentals
  • Java Platforms and Integration Technologies
  • Client Technologies
  • Server Technologies
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0
Exam Objectives:

  • Declarations, Initialization and Scoping
  • Flow Control
  • API Contents
  • Concurrency
  • OO Concepts
  • Collections / Generics
  • Fundamentals
Sun Certified Business Component Developer for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5
Exam Objectives:

  • EJB 3.0 Overview
  • General EJB 3.0 Enterprise Bean Knowledge
  • EJB 3.0 Session Bean Component Contract and Life Cycle
  • EJB 3.0 Message-Driven Bean Component Contract
  • Java Persistence API Entities
  • Java Persistence Entity Operations
  • Persistence Units and Persistence Contexts
  • Java Persistence Query Language
  • Transactions
  • Exceptions
  • Security Management
Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer for the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition, Version 1.0
Exam Objectives:

  • JTWI (JSR 185) and Overview of JTWI-Compliant Wireless Applications
  • CLDL 1.0 and 1.1
  • Security (Both CLDC and MIDP)
  • Networking
  • Application Model, Delivery, Lifecycle, and Provisioning
  • MIDP Persistent Storage
  • Push Registry
  • MIDP User Interface (UI) API
Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services
Exam Objectives:

  • XML Web Service Standards
  • SOAP 1.1 Web Service Standards
  • Describing and Publishing (WSDL and UDDI)
  • SOAP and XML Processing APIs (JAXP, JAXB, and SAAJ)
  • JAXR
  • J2EE Web Services
  • Security
  • Developing Web Services
  • General Design and Architecture
  • Endpoint Design and Architecture

These pre-assessment exams will also help you to determine which Java certification course is best suited to your current level of skill and knowledge.

You can take the exams here.

July 25, 2010: 11:23 pm

I have interested for do this java examination please give information about eligible criteria and fees structure about it.

Thank You.

Preety Tyagi
March 4, 2010: 2:59 am

can you post any links as to where we can register for the exams ?

El Sinceano
December 23, 2008: 7:08 pm

No son para nada LIBRES, cada examen se ofrece dentro de un paquete de capacitación par parte de Sun algo costosos, la próxima vez sean mas serios con las noticias..

June 13, 2008: 2:50 am

I posted the link in the last line.

June 12, 2008: 3:57 pm

hi there,

thanks for the info. can you post any links as to where we can register for the exams ?

thank you,


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