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  • hey all, m new to this website and microsoft community as well. Professionally i am an engineer and recently i got a chance to attend a seminar at camas washington and heard them talking about the microsoft certifications. Can somebody please answer me what are these certifications and how much helpful are they if i want to merge into the IT industry professionally? I did go online and did my part of research, now curious to know the real life scenarios for the same. thanks for your time and effort.
    Thursday, March 11, 2010 11:47 PM

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  • Hi Simran,

    Your question in regards to what Microsoft Certifications about is a very wide question.
    Microsoft Certification cover a base training and more advanced training for Microsoft IT Professionals.
    There are also specialist exams that target an advanced knowledge of an application or system.

    Basically, if you want to prove yourself as an educated IT professional then Microsoft certifications are a great credential to hold.

    As for experience in the real world, These certifications have taken me a long way in my career.
    If you want a powerful and advancing career then these certifications are a must have.
    Microsoft Certifications alone will not help much, you must have the experience to back them up.

    You need to start with the basics and move up.
    To gain a powerful IT Career you will need both Microsoft Certs and Experience.

    If you are able to let us know where you want to start and take you IT career then there are many people here that can point you in the correct direction.
    Jarad, Brisbane Australia
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:48 PM
    Friday, March 12, 2010 3:39 AM
  • Start here - http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/default.aspx
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:49 PM
    Friday, March 12, 2010 2:20 PM
    Answerer

All replies

  • Hi Simran,

    Your question in regards to what Microsoft Certifications about is a very wide question.
    Microsoft Certification cover a base training and more advanced training for Microsoft IT Professionals.
    There are also specialist exams that target an advanced knowledge of an application or system.

    Basically, if you want to prove yourself as an educated IT professional then Microsoft certifications are a great credential to hold.

    As for experience in the real world, These certifications have taken me a long way in my career.
    If you want a powerful and advancing career then these certifications are a must have.
    Microsoft Certifications alone will not help much, you must have the experience to back them up.

    You need to start with the basics and move up.
    To gain a powerful IT Career you will need both Microsoft Certs and Experience.

    If you are able to let us know where you want to start and take you IT career then there are many people here that can point you in the correct direction.
    Jarad, Brisbane Australia
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:48 PM
    Friday, March 12, 2010 3:39 AM
  • Start here - http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/default.aspx
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:49 PM
    Friday, March 12, 2010 2:20 PM
    Answerer