Why get certified?
Certification enables you to prove your capabilities as a WSO2 developer and gain recognition as an individual who is guaranteed to excel at implementing WSO2 projects.
Who can get certified?
Anyone with a good working knowledge of a WSO2 product can try for certification. Prior experience and training on that product is highly recommended.
Are exams proctored?
There are no designated exam centers, and you may complete the exams online in a quiet environment with no distractions. To verify your identity while doing the exams, you must use a webcam that is focused on you throughout the examination, and you will record your screen and webcam input using an online tool.
What is the validity period of the WSO2 Certified Solutions Architect certification?
The Solutions Architect certification is valid for 3 years from certification awarded date.
What is the validity period of the WSO2 Certified Sales certification?
The Sales certification is valid for 2 years from certification awarded date.
How can I obtain a Developer certification?
Developer certifications will be awarded upon successful completion of one multiple choice question paper. More details about the structure of examinations is provided at https://wso2.com/training/certification.
How can I obtain an Expert certification?
Expert certification will be awarded upon successful completion of both practical exams. More details about the structure of examinations is provided at https://wso2.com/training/certification.
What do the practical examinations consist of?
Expert consists of two practical examinations covering different use cases of the product. Each practical exam will present one or more use cases that have to be implemented by the candidate within the given time period. These use cases will be from the topics mentioned in the Prerequisites section for each certification at https://wso2.com/training/certification.
After initial registration, is there a time period within which I must complete the exams related to that particular certification?
You must complete the multiple choice question papers within 30 days of registering for the examination and the practical examinations within 60 days of registration.
What is the pass mark?
You must get 70% or above on each examination paper in order to successfully pass the examination.
How many chances do I get for each level?
You may take an examination twice before having to re-register for that level.
How many times can I register for each examination?
You are allowed two registrations per examination. After two registrations, if you still have not managed to successfully complete the exams, you must work on the product for 1 month before registering again.
Can I search for answers online?
You may use the internet to search for answers during the examination, as this is an open-book test. However, you may not collaborate with any third party or get any information from any individuals except for the examiner.
Can I share examination material?
Retention of the examination materials in whole or part in any written, oral, electronic, or other medium (other than for the duration of the examination) and/or reproducing, modifying or revealing the contents thereof to any third party is strictly prohibited and violates WSO2's copyright to the examination materials. Violation of the foregoing shall be deemed to be grounds for failure of the examination and such candidates may be barred from reapplying for certification in the future.
Are certifications only valid for a particular version of the product?
Product certifications are now granted per major version instead of per minor version. For example, WSO2 Certified API Manager 2 will be valid for all WSO2 API Manager 2.x versions.
What happens when a new version of the exam is released?
To upgrade to the latest version, the candidate will need to complete the new exam for the major version with one free attempt.
If I upgrade my certification, will I lose the certification for the previous version?
Your certification for the previous version will still be valid.