C.5. Exam day
Prior to exam day, you'll need to follow the steps in section C.1 to find the Certified Expert,
Java EE 6 Enterprise JavaBeans Developer exam and register. There are many registration
options. You may register at either a Pearson VUE testing center or an Oracle testing cen-
ter. The exam you choose may be proctored, meaning you'll need to go to the testing center
to take the exam, or unproctored, meaning the exam is online. It's best to explore all these
options and pick the one that best fits your needs.
Whichever way you choose to take the exam, the exam itself should always be the same.
Table C.1 lists the details of the exam. You have 110 minutes to take the exam, it's 60
multiple-choice questions, and you need at least a 73% to pass the exam. That's it—very
Table C.1. Certification exam details
Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE 6 Enterprise JavaBeans
Exam product version
Number of questions
Although highly unlikely, there's a possibility you won't pass the exam. If that happens,
what do you do? Luckily, Oracle allows you to retake any failed exam with a few caveats.
If you initially registered for a proctored exam, you must wait 14 days before taking the
exam again whether you choose to register for another proctored exam or for the online
exam. If you originally registered for the online exam, you can retake it at any time. You
can never retake a beta version of an exam. And finally, don't try to pass yourself off as
different people by registering yourself multiple times and getting multiple Oracle testing