Microsoft will be retiring 4 MTA Exams in July 2015

ssnyderu2ssnyderu2 Posts: 475Member ■■■□□□□□□□
July 31, 2015 Retirement

98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

98-363: Web Development Fundamentals

98-372: Microsoft .NET Fundamentals

98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals

July 31, 2016 Retirement

98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

98-367: Security Fundamentals

98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals

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  • riahc3riahc3 Posts: 59Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    ssnyderu2 wrote: »
    July 31, 2015 Retirement

    98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

    98-363: Web Development Fundamentals

    98-372: Microsoft .NET Fundamentals

    98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals

    July 31, 2016 Retirement

    98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

    98-367: Security Fundamentals

    98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/itacademy/members/announcements.aspx
    So basically taking those exams are stupid because in 1-2 years they will be worthless...
  • riahc3riahc3 Posts: 59Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    A more complete post:




    Exam


    Retire date


    Replacement exam



    98-362: Windows Development Fundamentals

    July 31, 2014

    98-361: Software Development Fundamentals


    98-373: Mobile Development Fundamentals

    July 31, 2014

    98-375: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals


    98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

    July 31, 2015

    98-368: Mobility and Devices Fundamentals


    98-363: Web Development Fundamentals

    July 31,2015

    98-375: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals


    98-372: Microsoft .NET Fundamentals


    July 31, 2015

    98-361: Software Development Fundamentals


    98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals

    July 31, 2015

    98-375: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals


    98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

    July 31, 2016

    98-369: Cloud Fundamentals


    98-367: Security Fundamentals

    July 31, 2016

    Not available


    98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals

    July 31, 2016

    Not available
  • moparbobmoparbob Posts: 19Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    Looks like they are extending the 98-349 till July 31, 2016
  • twodogs62twodogs62 Posts: 393Member ■■■□□□□□□□
    They seem to be based on 2008.
    are they updating these exams?
  • PlayMaker88PlayMaker88 Posts: 35Member ■■■□□□□□□□
    Where did you read that ?
  • NBTLC92NBTLC92 Posts: 2Registered Users ■□□□□□□□□□
    Is this true? Cause I have my MTA Software Testing Fundamentals 98-379 exam scheduled for August 5th, 2016. Please let me know!!!
  • ArrmanasArrmanas Posts: 9Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    ssnyderu2 wrote: »
    .... posted on 05-24-2015 05:54 AM

    July 31, 2015 Retirement


    98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals
    98-363: Web Development Fundamentals
    98-372: Microsoft .NET Fundamentals
    98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals

    July 31, 2016 Retirement

    98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
    98-367: Security Fundamentals
    98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/itacademy/members/announcements.aspx

    I cannot find the retired exams here ... https://www.microsoft.com/en-sg/learning/retired-certification-exams.aspx

    Where can I look for them?
  • UncleBUncleB Posts: 417Member
    Some are retired (see the section from your link below) and some are not scheduled for retirement any more by the looks of it.

    98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals - still active, now with Win10 updates - https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/learning/exam-98-349.aspx
    98-363: Web Development Fundamentals - under Visual Studio and .NET
    98-372: Microsoft .NET Fundamentals - under Visual Studio and .NET
    98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals - under Visual Studio and .NET

    98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals - still active - https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/learning/exam-98-365.aspx
    98-367: Security Fundamentals - still active - https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/learning/exam-98-367.aspx
    98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals - under Visual Studio and .NET
  • ArrmanasArrmanas Posts: 9Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    Thanks for the update, UncleB! icon_thumright.gif

    As long as MTA : Security Fundamentals (Exam Code 98-367) is not found in Microsoft's Retired Exams page; I am relieved.
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