When was the last time CCNP was revised? As I would like to take it soon, do you expect it to be revised again any time soon?
The CCNP had a major revision a year-and-a-half ago, so it is fairly young in certification years. Cisco can change the exam revisions as they see fit, however, so I would not take any chances despite the lack of rumors of any major revisions. I would keep your ear to the ground of any beta releases that might come about for the CCNP. Once these are in place, you can expect an announcement of retiring exams in the few months that follow. Cisco is a very fair certification vendor, though, and will honor previous exams for a given length of time to obtain your CCNP, so don't sweat it.
This was last published in March 2005
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