2020 Certification and Training News

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2020 certification, training courses, labs, and more. For the recent updates, see Latest Training and Certification News. For past updates, see 2019 News.





On January 18, 2021, we released JN0-1332, a new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Associate, Security (JNCDS-SEC) certification. On January 17, we retired the JN0-1331 exam.


Mist Master JNCIA-MistAI Promotion (Expires January 31, 2021)

Mist Masters received a 75% discount on the JNCIA-MistAI certification exam through January 31, 2021. This exam is designed for Wireless LAN networking professionals with introductory knowledge of wireless networking using the Mist AI.


On December 14, 2020, we released JN0-250, a new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Associate, Design (JNCDA) certification. On December 13, we retired the JN0-1101 exam.


On November 16, 2020, we released a new certification: Juniper Networks Certified Associate, Mist AI (JNCIA-MistAI) certification. On this date, the JNCIA-MistAI became the prerequisite for the Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Mist AI (JNCIS-MistAI) certification, but anyone with an existing JNCIS-MistAI certification was granted a JNCIA-MistAI certification.


You can now take all 5 of our expert-level lab exams remotely from wherever you are. For more information and to register for your remote JNCIE lab exam, go to juniper.net/jncie. Please be sure to read the Remote Lab Exam Policies on that page to ensure that you meet the requirements.




On July 20, 2020, we released JN0-221, a new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Associate, Automation and DevOps (JNCIA-DevOps) certification. On July 19, we retired the JN0-220 exam.


The Enterprise Multicloud Automation and Orchestration Using Contrail (EMCC) advanced-level course is now available. This three-day course is designed to provide knowledge of how to use Contrail Enterprise Multicloud in cloud networks.


On June 22, 2020, we released JN0-663, a new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Professional, Service Provider Routing and Switching (JNCIP-SP) certification. On June 21, we retired the JN0-662 exam.


On August 31, 2020, we released JPR-961, a new exam for the Service Provider Routing and Switching, Expert (JNCIE-SP) certification. On August 30, we retired the JPR-960 exam.


The Junos Platform Automation and DevOps Course is now available in an On-Demand format. This On-Demand course provides students with knowledge of how to automate Junos using DevOps automation tools, protocols, and technologies.


On May 11, 2020, we released JN0-362 exam, a new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Specialist, Service Provider Routing and Switching (JNCIS-SP) certification. On May 10, 2020, we retired the JN0-361 exam.


Important Juniper Networks Certification Program Update

Important Program Updates: Effective March 24, 2020, the Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) made the changes listed below.

  • Extension of certification expiration dates: Any expired certification or certification set to expire between March 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 was extended by 6 months from its expiration date. Certifications that expired on or after March 1, 2020 were reactivated before the expiration date was extended.
  • Extension of vouchers: All Pearson VUE exam vouchers with expiration dates between February 6, 2020 through June 30, 2020 were extended for six months from their original expiration date.
  • Increase in approved courses to recertify: The number of courses that you may take to recertify were increased. This applies to all delivery options, including instructor-led online and on-demand training courses.
  • Take your written exams remotely: Additionally, you may continue to schedule and take our written exams if you choose to do so. You are able to take our associate, specialist, and professional-level exams remotely from your home or office if your home or office environment meets the testing requirements. (See details.) Pearson VUE also worked to keep their test centers open wherever possible and to ensure your safety at those centers.
  • Lab exam availability: Users were able to continue to register for our JNCIE exams using our JNCP Lab Exam Scheduling website. We also enabled users to cancel and receive a refund or reschedule lab exam without facing additional fees outside of 15 days prior to their exam date. Contact certification@juniper.net if you need assistance canceling or rescheduling your lab exam.


The Junos Segment Routing (JSR) training now available course is now available live or on-demand. This course is designed to provide in-depth instruction on segment routing, or Source Packet Routing in Networking (SPRING).


On March 30, 2020, we released JPR-934, a new exam for the Security, Expert (JNCIE-SEC) certification. On March 29, we retired the JPR-933 exam.


On March 30, 2020, we released JN0-103, a new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Associate, Junos (JNCIA-Junos) certification. On March 29, we retired the JN0-102 exam.


On March 30, 2020, a new Juniper Networks Certified Expert, Cloud (JNCIE-Cloud) certification and Cloud, Expert (JPR-911) exam became available.


Important Lab Exam Announcement

In 2020, we reduced the length of our lab exams from 8 to 6 hours.


The Juniper Open Learning program was expanded to include the Juniper Networks Certification Associate – Security (JNCIA-SEC) certification. This self-paced certification preparation program is designed for participants with beginner-intermediate knowledge of the Junos OS for SRX Series devices.