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CompTIA IT Fundamentals


Certification Industry: IT (Developer, Data, Architect)

Certificate Name: CompTIA IT Fundamentals

Certificate Issuing Authority: CompTIA

Certification Price: $123 USD

Certificate Validity: No Expiration

Certification Details:

CompTIA IT fundamentals are a road map to Information Technology (IT). This certification enlightens the professionals about their technical career options by familiarizing them with the IT background. A digital workplace requires professionals to be equipped with the understanding of all major domains, if not in detail, and this is where CompTIA IT Fundamentals comes into the picture.

Average Salary Range For CompTIA IT Fundamentals

USA : $31,000 - $62,000/annum (Source)

India : 10,00,000 - 20,00,000 INR (Source)

Benefits of Doing CompTIA IT Fundamentals

  1. Technological Expansion: A digitalized world is most likely to ensure that the technology spending outside of IT will rise to 90% by the end of the decade, from 20%. Due to the same reason, non-IT professionals also need IT fundamentals to use the technologies.
  2. Stepping Stone: This certification provides clarity as to whether the IT field is meant for a practitioner to be undertaken as a full-time career. Therefore, IT fundamentals are also termed as a stepping stone for other certifications to enhance the IT knowledge of a professional.

Exam Topics: 

DOMAIN
% OF EXAMINATION
SOFTWARE 21%
HARDWARE 18%
SECURITY 21%
NETWORKING 16%
BASIC IT LITERACY 24%
TOTAL 100%

Exam Details:

Number of Questions: 75 multiple-choice questions

Passing score: 650 (on a scale of 900)

Time: 60 minutes

This exam can be taken in English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Korean, and Chinese languages.

An applicant is required to create a Pearson VUE testing account after which it will be allotted a test center or online, it will be taken through the OnVUE platform. Register for the exam here.

The exam preparation depends upon the level of an individual. Roughly, classroom training can last from a week to a few months. Similarly, self-study can vary from days to a few weeks. It is however imperative that all the gaps in the understanding of the test-taker be met before taking the exam.

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