AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Details

Certification Industry: Cloud

Certificate Name: AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Certificate Issuing Authority: Microsoft

Certification Price: $99 USD

Certificate Validity:

The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam is an introductory level exam that provides certain services to help certification holders grasp the core knowledge of cloud services. It throws light on how exactly Microsoft Azure symbolizes the concepts related to cloud services. This exam acts as a precursor for Microsoft Azure and Microsoft cloud services exam. However, it must not be confused as a prerequisite for any other Azure-based certifications. The candidates for this exam need not be from a technical-background as this exam is intended towards candidates from a non-technical background, mainly engaged in anything remotely related to cloud-based solutions. A limited IT-knowledge can always turn out to be fruitful for the candidates, as this exam aims at polishing the foundational-level knowledge around cloud concepts.

Average Salary Range of certified AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

USA : $121,035 (Source)

India : 9,73,000 INR (Source)


Core Knowledge - Despite the fact that this exam is not considered to be a prerequisite to take other Microsoft-Azure exams, it is greatly recommended to take the Fundamentals exam before proceeding further, so as to grasp the basics in an efficient manner.

Learning Edge - Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) exam provides an edge to a professional’s career. Azure is preferred over other cloud providers due to a laid down path, competitive career opportunities, and compatibility with .NET. 

AZ-900 Examination Topics:

  1. Cloud Concepts (15-20%)
  2. Core Azure Services (30-35%)
  3. Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust (25-30%)
  4. Azure Pricing and Support (20-25%)

AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam Details:

Number of questions: 40-60 Multiple-Choice Questions

Passing Score: 700

Exam Time: 85 minutes

Exam Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese

Exam Scheduling: Can be scheduled with PearsonVUE

Time Taken To Prepare For The Exam: It takes about 9-11 hours in all to study for Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900).

Refer to the following links for getting started with the preparation process of Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900).

  1. Online (Free)
  2. Instructor-Led (Paid)

Looking to upskill your career by undertaking the AZ-900 exam?
Don't forget to take the AZ-900 Practice Tests (7 exams) and AZ-900 Practice Tests (4 exams) available on Marketplace.

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