JavaScript Certification

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

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

  • three layers of the web.
  • usage of operators, variables, arrays, control structures, functions, and objects in JavaScript.
  • mapping of HTML using the DOM
  • Document Object Model.
  • identification and usage of popular JavaScript Libraries.
  • creation of dynamic styles.
  • creation of animation on a web page.
  • usage of regular expressions for form validation.
  • debugging using firebug and other tools.
  • creation of an XML HTTP Request Object.

Which JavaScript certification is best for JavaScript developers?
JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages for web development. The Certification offered by Sanfoundry is free and covers both basic as well as advanced concepts of JavaScript. There paid certifications like JavaScript Foundation’s Certified JavaScript Developer and the Association of Nodejs Developers’ Node.js Certification. The other JavaScript certification is the Google Developers Certification.

What type of job can I get with a JavaScript certification?
With a JavaScript certification, you can land a job in the software development industry. One of the most popular job sectors for those with JavaScript certifications is back-end web development or front-end web developer. You can also work as a Web Application Developer, JavaScript Developer, UX Designer, Web Designer, UI Designer, Full Stack Developer or a DevOps Engineer.

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

JavaScript Certification Syllabus
JavaScript Lexical Structures JavaScript Classes and Modules Server Side JavaScript
Client Side JavaScript Javascript Document Object Model Event Handling
Cookies Graphics and Rendering in JavaScript Performance Measures in Javascript
JavaScript with FireBug JavaScript with YSlow Sockets in JavaScript
JavaScript Parsing Benchmarking and Logging Crafting the Public API
JavaScript Invocation Performance Navigation Lazy Loading
JavaScript Caching JavaScript Debugging and Animation Closure Compiler
Image Map Forms of Debugging Accessing the WebPagetest API

Sanfoundry JavaScript Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in JavaScript 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 JavaScript from Sanfoundry.

JavaScript 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 JavaScript Certificate

How to prepare for JavaScript Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 JavaScript 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 JavaScript 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 JavaScript 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.

JavaScript Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work as a Developer in JavaScript? Will it get me a job?
No, a certification is not essential to work as a Developer. However, it shows your proven expertise in the language and that is an added benefit in the job market.

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

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

4. How long does it take to earn a JavaScript 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 JavaScript 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 JavaScript online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in JavaScript.

7. Which online JavaScript 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 JavaScript. 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 JavaScript Certification Course.

8. Can I get JavaScript 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 JavaScript 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 JavaScript 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 JavaScript Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry JavaScript MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best JavaScript Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for JavaScript 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 JavaScript?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the JavaScript 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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