PURPOSE OF EXAM
The Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional (NCAP) 5.10 exam tests candidates on
their skills and abilities performing advanced administrative tasks and optimizing both
virtualized workloads and infrastructure components on an AOS 5.10 implementation.
Successful candidates demonstrate mastery of these skills and abilities.
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
The NCAP 5.10 beta exam consists of 90 multiple choice, multiple response and drag-
The passing score for this exam is 3000, using a scaled scoring method. The scale is from
1000-6000. Scaled scores are calculated using a mathematical formula that considers
a variety of factors, including the number and type of exam questions included in a specific
version of the exam. Because this combination may vary in different versions of the same
examination, scaled scores provide a fair score for everyone based on the version of the
HOW OBJECTIVES RELATE TO
QUESTIONS ON THE EXAM
Objectives summarize what the test is designed to measure. Objectives are developed by
Exam Developers and Subject Matter Experts based on identified tasks that relate to the
job of deploying and administering a Nutanix AOS 5.10 cluster. Once the initial development
process is complete, these objectives are verified using an external group of individuals in
the actual job role. Finally, a number of questions is determined for each objective, which
relates directly to the criticality of the task in the job role.
The exam is available in English.
The time limit for the exam is 180 minutes.
SCHEDULING AND TAKING THE EXAM
This exam is delivered via remote proctoring. After registering for the exam and providing
valid identification, you will receive information on how to take the exam from your location
using a web browser. Because the exam is remote proctored, you will be provided with
a locked down, monitored, secure exam experience.
The NCAP 5.10 exam is a component of the Nutanix Administration track. The certifica-
tion requires that candidates have obtained the NCP certification as well as achieved
a passing score on the NCAP 5.10 exam. Alternatively, candidates who hold an existing
NPP 5 certification or NSS certification that are upgrading can use their credential to
meet the pre-requisite requirements. While it is not required that you attend a course,
Nutanix provides training that covers the objectives on the exam. Details on this course
are provided in section 4.
A candidate for the NCAP 5.10 certification has approximately 1-2 years of experience
working with AOS with at least 6 months of experience working with AHV, as well as
additional generalized systems administration experience. They are typically IT profes-
sionals and IT architects who are capable of optimizing and troubleshooting both
virtualized workloads and infrastructure components on an AOS 5.10 implementation
and can use Prism Central to centrally monitor, manage and troubleshoot multi-cluster
deployments. The following products are covered in this exam:
• Acropolis (all license tiers)
• Prism Central (all license tiers)
Best of Luck!!
Who this course is for:
- For students who wants to test themselves on Nutanix (NCP) Certified Professional 5.10