Antenna Certification


In this article, we will explore what an Antenna certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Antenna by Sanfoundry for free.

What is an Antenna certification?
An Antenna certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Antenna. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • antenna parameters.
  • array factor for uniform and non-uniform arrays.
  • field distributions of broadband antennas.
  • field characteristics of special type antennas.
  • radio wave propagation regions.
  • design and analysis of various types of antennas using simulation tools.
  • field pattern, beam width, and directivity measurement of antennas.
  • types of antennas such as Dipole, Yagi-Uda, Horn, Loop, Circular, Rectangular, Helical, and Spiral antennas.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Antenna?
The certification offered by Sanfoundry in the field of antenna technology is free and designed to help professionals understand the principles and practices of antenna design. Other certifications are Antenna Engineering Certificate, Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) certification, Antenna Engineering & Certification and certification offered by the National Association of Broadcasters.

What type of job can I get with an Antenna certification?
If you have an Antenna certification, you can find work in many different industries, including telecommunications, broadcasting and radio broadcasting. With a Antenna certification, you can get a job as an antenna technician or antenna engineers. Antenna engineers are responsible for designing and constructing antennas that are used in wireless communication systems and also assist customers or clients with technical problems related to their own work.

What topics are covered in the Antenna certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Antenna Certification Syllabus
Antenna Parameters Power Radiation From Half Wave Dipole Antenna Beam Width & Input Impedance
Radiation, Baluns & Polarization Folded Dipole & Yagi – Uda Antenna Aperture Antenna
Horn Antenna Reflector Antenna Slot & Microstrip Antenna
Phased, Adaptive and Binomial Arrays Antenna Array Pattern Multiplications
Frequency Independent Antenna Normal Mode of Radiation Log Periodic Antenna
Modern Antennas & Antenna Measurements Spectrum Analyzer Near Field and Far Field
Radio Wave Propagation Field strength Reflection Factor for Parallel Propagation
Space Wave Propagation Virtual Height, Critical Frequency and Muf Smart Antennas

Sanfoundry Antenna Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Antenna for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Antenna from Sanfoundry.

Antenna Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Antenna Certificate

How to prepare for Antenna Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Antenna MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Antenna Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Antenna Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Antenna Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Antenna? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Antenna certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Antenna exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Antennas in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn an Antenna certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Antenna course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Antenna online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Antenna.

7. Which online Antenna Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Antenna. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Antenna Certification Course.

8. Can I get Antenna certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Antenna certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Antenna certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Antenna Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Antenna MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Antenna Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Antenna certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Antenna?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Antenna certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

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