To earn CCIE Service Provider, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam and hands-on lab exam.
Step 1: Pass the qualifying exam
Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR 350-501)
The qualifying exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies, focuses on your knowledge of service provider infrastructure.
The qualifying exam earns a specialist certification, so you can get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.
Step 2: Pass the lab exam
CCIE Service Provider v5.0
This 8-hour hands-on lab exam covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex service provider networks, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE Service Provider, but you should have a thorough understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
CCIE candidates are recommended to have five to seven years of experience with designing, deploying, operating and optimizing service provider technologies and solutions prior to taking the exam.
- Lab Exam Time: Total 8 Hours
- Lab Exam consist of 2 parts: Module 1 & Module 2
- Module 1 (Design): 3 Hours
Scenario Based Questions (MCQ | Drag & Drop)
- Module 2 (Deploy | Operate | Optimize): 5 Hours
Actual Practical Exam