Oracle Java Certifications – Change of testing centre to Pearson VUE from Prometric

Effective from June 1, 2011, Java certification exams will be offered through a new test delivery partner – Pearson VUE – and will no longer be available through Prometric.

Pearson VUE ( provides computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. It has secure network of test centers in 165 countries.

Some important points to be considered:

  • If you are planning to take an exam on/after June 1: Registration will begin at Pearson VUE on May 16, 2011 for all scheduled exams on or after June 1.
  • If you are currently registered to take an exam with Prometric or planning to take an exam on or before May 31: You can continue to register at Prometric through May 23, 2011, but you must complete your exam by June 1, 2011.
  • If you currently have a Sun or Oracle exam voucher or exam retake voucher: All vouchers will still be valid through their original expiration date and will be redeemable with Pearson VUE starting on May 16, 2011.
  • Exam Titles will remain same with the exception of Master Downloadable Projects.
  • Exam numbers will be changed for all courses as Pearson has its own convention.

Also, you can get access to 50-70 free practice questions on Pearson’s website for 30 days. During this time you may access the practice questions up to 3 times.

You can refer to Oracle link for further details on this:

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