How to Pass Oracle’s Java Certifications  “A Practical Guide for Developers”

Hey Welcome, Today we talk about the Oracle JAVA  certification in depth but before that I would like to introduce myself, I am Manshu Sharma  and loves coding, digital marketing and recently fell in love in blogging. In here we talk regarding to preparation of OCAJP not OCPJP or OCMJP. Or OCEJP. 
As a note, preparing for OCPJP  or OCMJP is not very different from OCAJP, though you have to use resources that are focused only on OCPJP or OCMJP. You also need to cover more topics and more in-depth because OCPJP 8 or OCMJP 8  or OCEJP  8 is certainly a tough nuts to crack.
Java certification is highly regarded in the IT Industry and provides a Java developer with recognition worldwide. It helps you to find a better job, get a better salary, and even a better raise or bonus at your current job. This article will help you learn the steps to becoming an Oracle Certified Associate (OCA). This is going to be lengthy answer to explain the step-by-step guide for preparing OCAJP exam. I have covered most of the key points for preparing the OCAJP exam. If I have missed any points, please drop a comment. 
So first question come in our mind is …

What is Oracle certified associated java programmer ?

Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer  (OCAJP) is the entry level programmer certification for Java technology by Oracle. If you are a fresher and java programmer want to take up a basic level certification, then OCAJP is the right exam for you. Also if you want to get the other advanced exams like OCPJP, etc. then you must complete this exam to get the certification.
Second Question comes in our mind is 

How much time do we need for preparation of OCAJP ?

It  is the most commonly asked questions when some one want to prepare OCAJP exam. To be honest with you for obvious reason the preparation time would be vary for every one depends on their Java programming knowledge.
Well according to me if you are fresher and have  a ideal knowledge of Java programming then 2 month will good enough for you assuming that you have dedicated to yourself for the exam. On the other hand if you have experience like 2 or 2+ years of experience than 15  days or less will be enough for you  but those how have not aware about java or complete beginner then 5 to 6 months is required.
Third Question comes in our mind is that 

Which version should I choose to be certified in OCAJP ?

Well, the latest version release by oracle is java SE 13  (September 2109) but right now  oracle does  not provide any certification program in this and  same for java 12 but  provides certification program for OCAJP 11 and that is why I suggest you to go with OCAJP 11 but not because this that ocajp 11 is latest certification program but oracle start providing Long term support (LTP) similar as java 8.
I recently check OCAJP 11 course and appear to be similar to the OCAJP 8 1Z0-808 certification exam. Some of the covered concepts to overlap in both of the examinations. But the 1Z0-815 examination is considerably more detailed and in-depth when compared to the 1Z0-808 examination so obviously its a good idea to start  preparing for java 11 certification.
Forth question comes in our in mind is 

How to prepare for OCAJP 11 certification ?

As we know that java 11 is an extended version of java 8 and have some similar characteristics so I would suggest you to learn java 8 first for which you can go in the below links then go study about java 11.
And for JAVA 11, you can find new things about java 11 in the below link.
To introduce yourself to the concepts covered in the examination, it is suggested that you take the 1Z0-815 Training Course enlisted on the official Certification Website of oracle. The training course walks you through attaining all the necessary skills required to attempt the examination. Also you can choose your preferred training format as Training on Demand or Live Virtual Classes. With Training on Demand, you’ll get 90 days access to the relevant course guides and assessments whereas, with the Virtual Classes, you’ll get five days of virtual classroom experience which are curated by industry experts but to effectively learn about the Java 11-based concepts, theoretical understanding alone will never prove to be enough. Therefore, it is recommended that you practically attempt to implement all the concepts on a physical system to ensure that you’ve attained a respectable grasp over the specified concepts and lastly take practise test again again & again.
Here is the quick information about java 11. The Java SE 11 Programmer OCA 1Z0-815 exam involves a total of 80 multiple choice-based questions within the duration of 3 hours. To pass the examination and gain the certification, the participating candidate needs to score at least 63% of the total marks. This means that out of the 80 questions, a candidate has to answer 51 questions correctly at a minimum. The registration fee for the 1Z0-815 certification exam is Rs.10,475 currently.  You can refer to the table below to have instant insight into the Java SE 11 Programmer 1Z0-815 exam information:


Exam Title Java SE 11 Programmer I
Exam Number1Z0-815
Associated CertificationOracle Certified Professional: Java SE 11 Developer
Validated AgainstJava 11
Exam FormatMultiple Choice
Number of Questions80
Exam Duration3 Hrs
Passing Score63%
Exam FeeRs. 10,475

And here we enlist the syllabus that the examination covers.


  1. Understanding Java Technology and Environment
    1. 1.1.Describing Java Technology and Developer Environment
    2. 1.2.Identifying Main Features of Java Language
  2. Creation of Basic Java Program
    1. 2.1.Creating a functional Java program with the Main Class
    2. 2.2.Compiling and Running a Java Application through the Command Line
    3. 2.3.Creating and Importing Packages
  3. Working with Java String APIs and Primitive Data Types
    1. 3.1.Declaring and Initializing Variables
    2. 3.2.Identifying the Scopes of Variables
    3. 3.3.Using Interference of Local Type Variables
    4. 3.4.Creating and Manipulating Strings
    5. 3.5.Manipulating the data through the StringBuilder Class and Related Methods
  4. Using Java Arrays
    1. 4.1.Declaring, Instantiating, Initializing a 1D Array
    2. 4.2.Declaring, Instantiating, Initializing a 2D Array
  5. Using and Creating Methods
    1. 5.1.Creating Constructors and Methods with Arguments and Returning Values
    2. 5.2.Invoking and Creating Overloaded Methods
    3. 5.3.Applying Static Keyword to other Fields and Methods
  6. Re-Utilizing Implementations Via Inheritance
    1. 6.1.Creating Superclasses and Subclasses
    2. 6.2.Creating And Extending Abstract Classes
    3. 6.3.Enabling Polymorphism by Overriding Methods
    4. 6.4.Using Polymorphism for Casting and Calling Methods
    5. 6.5.Differentiating between Overloading, Hiding, and Overriding
  7. Handling Exceptions
    1. 7.1.Advantages of Exceptions Handling and Differentiating between Checked, Unchecked Exceptions, and Errors
    2. 7.2.Creating Try-Catch Block and Learning How Exceptions Alter Program Flow
    3. 7.3.Creating and Invoking a Method that throws Exceptions
  8. Utilizing Operators and Constructs for Decisions
    1. 8.1.Using Java Operators Including Parenthesis for Overriding Operator Precedence
    2. 8.2.Using Java Control Statements Including if, if/else, and switch
    3. 8.3.Creating do/while, while, for, and for each loop with nested loops inclusion.
  9. Describing Classes and Objects
    1. 9.1.Declaring Java Objects and explaining Objects’ Lifecycle
    2. 9.2.Defining Structure of Java Classes
    3. 9.3.Reading or Writing to Object Fields
  10. Applying Encapsulation
    1. 10.1.Applying Access Modifiers
    2. 10.2.Applying Encapsulation Principles to a Class
  11. Programming Abstractly Through Interfaces
    1. 11.1.Creating and Implementing Interfaces
    2. 11.2.Differing Class Inheritance from Interface Inheritance
    3. 11.3.Declaring and Using ArrayList and List Instances
    4. 11.4.Understanding Lambda Expressions
  12. Understanding Modules
    1. 12.1.Describing Modular JDK
    2. 12.2.Declaring Modules and Enabling Access Between Modules
    3. 12.3.Describing How Modular Projects are Combined


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