How I passed the CKAD Exam?

Review By: Carthik Annayan



Expiry Month


Expiry Year


Time taken to Prepare

40 Days

Resources Used

  • Udemy(Mumshad's Course ) & Online Blogs

Detailed Review Of Preparation


  1. Which organization/authority issues the Kubernetes Certifications?

Ans: CNCF( Cloud Native Computing Foundation)


  1. How many Kubernetes certifications exist as of date?

Ans: 2 Certifications ( CKA, CKAD)

CKA: - 24 questions 3 hours

CKAD: 19 question 2 hours


  1. What kind of exams are they?

Ans: Kubernetes, is a performance-based exam just like your Red Hat Exams. You are given practical real-world questions, and you solve them in the Linux Console.


  1. What kind of prior knowledge do I require to take up the exam?

Ans: A strong foundation in Linux is essential.


  1. Which exam should I take first?

Ans: Possibly CKAD which is the easiest of the 2 exams.


  1. What’s the best course out in the market for Kubernetes?

Ans:  Mumshad Munambad’s course on Udemy is the top course. Each course cost anywhere between A$12-15

CAKD Course Link

CKA Course Link

Don’t be terrified to see a price of A$200 as the course fee. Once you create a udemy account and find the right coupons, it should come down to A$15.


  1. How do I prepare for the exams?

Ans: Practice, Practice, and Practice. If you are new to the world of containers, a good starting point is Kubernetes for Absolute Beginners Course

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Benefits From Certification

  • Pay Hike
  • Promotion
  • My Job Needed It
  • Knowledge is Power
  • I just did it for the giggles