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Cisco Certified Architect Exam (CCAr)

The Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) certification has reached end of life. Applications to obtain this certification are no longer being accepted. If you have already achieved your CCAr certification, you will automatically receive Lifetime Emeritus status.

CCAr Board exam

Associate certification: Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr)

Exam overview

The Cisco Certified Architect Board Exam requires qualified candidates to develop and defend a network architecture that can effectively support a given set of realistic business requirements. Candidates first submit an application summarizing their project experience and other qualifications and are interviewed by the Cisco-designated Architecture Board team members. Once approved, candidates will be given an architecture challenge and will meet live with Board members to answer questions and defend their design.

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