SQL Server 2008 MCITP (70-453) Exam

Today Ive written the exam 70-453 (Upgrade: Transition Your MCITP SQL Server 2005 DBA to MCITP SQL Server 2008) and Ive cleared the exam. I would like to share the information regarding this exam. While preparation Ive searched for these information but I got very limited information on this, so I think this could be helpful for you.

Total Number of Questions

There are two sections in this exams. TS (Technical Specialist) and Pro (Professional)

  • TS (Technical Specialist) 23 Questions
  • Pro (Professional) 25 Questions

On total I got 48 questions. There is no simulation questions in this exam.

Passing Score

You need to get a minimum of 700 in both the sections, so the total passing score is 700

Total Time

Time including writing Comments 155 Minutes

Exam time for both the sections 125 Minutes

Exam Fee

Ive written this exam in NIIT (APTC), Chennai, India. They have collected Rs.2400 for this exam. Unfortunately they said there is no 25% offer (even though I have offer coupon) for this exam in Chennai.

Preparation Material

We dont have official 70-453 preparation book from Microsoft publication. Instead you can try the below resources.

In simple I can say you need to have knowledge on SQL Server 2005 plus SQL Server 2008 New features.






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