CCNA course and its Advantages


Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) course is basically a foundation level course which is meant for augmenting aspirants’ capabilities in different fields of networking including installation, functional verification, configuration, operation and implementation of networking connections. Those with CCNA certification can find good job opportunities in various top networking firms.

Course Curriculum of CCNA

CCNA course includes the study of basics regarding how networks function and how to lay down the basic configurations of various networking equipments. It helps the aspirants to build up a good idea relating to WAN / LAN connections. Various protocols including IP, IGRP, frame relay, CLAN’s, Ethernet, Serial, IP RIP, RIP, Access lists, etc are also included in this certification course.

Job Opportunities

After the CCNA course, the candidates can look out for a career in various firms such as Cisco, Novell, Nortel, Juniper, Dell, Lenevo, Apple, etc. They can get into these firms in different job profiles including

  • Cisco Administrator
  • Cisco Network Engineer
  • Intranet Specialist
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Architect
  • Network Messaging Manager
  • Network Operator Engineer
  • Network Support Engineer
  • Network System Analyst
  • Network Technician
  • Networking Manager
  • Solution Center Engineer

Network Operator Engineers and Network Support Engineers in India can earn a monthly salary in the range of Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 35,000/-. Those who are seeking for a high profile networking profession such as Network Architect or Network Messaging Manager in foreign countries can earn a salary of Rs. 6,00,000/- to Rs.10,00,000/- yearly. The remuneration offered for other jobs would be around Rs. 4,00,000/- to Rs. 6,00,000/- each year.

Advantages of CCNA course

CCNA course would make the candidates apt for various networking jobs. In addition to these, the aspirants will also be made familiar in the area of Cisco’s switches and routers. Cisco certified professionals will also be capable to execute and administer connections for remote sites which run on WAN. They are also updated with basic knowledge regarding matter of network security, networking of wireless computer and further computer skills.

Yet another benefit of CCNA course is that the eligibility criteria required is just a pass in 10+2 standard. And hence the 12th pass outs those who have ample interest in the field of networking can pursue CCNA without a degree qualification. Moreover, career prospects of the candidates will be enhanced with this certification course.

Also, CCNA is the basic qualification required to pursue various advanced certification courses of Cisco including CCIE. Those who are in the industry and require a certification on WAN/LAN can also take up this course which would help them in the case of promotions.



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3 Responses to “CCNA course and its Advantages”

  1. 3
    shamsher ali:

    i want to do ccna course but i am student of art subject i have no knowledge of hardware but in this time i am doing PGDCA course plese tall me i am eligibal of this course

  2. 2

    Is ccna the basic course to make a career in cyber security department?pls reply

  3. 1
    deep dutta:

    i m doing mca 3rd sem . i have been thinking for ccna but couldnt make my mind sure if it would be my right choice as i m interested in networking..can u suggest me whether to go for ccna by doing mca or to go for any other related course? kindly reply at my email. thanks