Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching (CCIE Routing and Switching) certifies the skills required of expert-level network engineers to plan, operate and troubleshoot complex, converged network ;The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certifications were established to assist the industry in distinguishing the top echelon of internetworking experts worldwide and to assess Expert-level infrastructure network design skills ;These certifications are accepted worldwide as the most prestigious networking certifications in the industry. The CCIE and CCDE community has established a reputation of leading the networking industry in deep technical networking knowledge and are deployed into the most technically challenging network assignments.

The Expert-level certification program continually updates and revises its testing tools and methodologies to ensure unparalleled program quality, relevance and value. Through a rigorous written exam and a performance based lab, these Expert-level certification programs set the standard for internetworking;

Eligibility / Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required. Instead, candidates must first pass a written qualification exam and then the corresponding hands-on lab exam. You are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics in the exam blueprints and strongly encouraged to have three to five years of job experience before attempting certification.

Job roles this course is suitable / will prepare you for

This expert-level certification recognizes knowledge and experience in network infrastructure technologies. CCIE Routing and Switching validates the technical expertise required for implementing and troubleshooting complex networks and helps improve network uptime, increases user productivity and provides business agility.


There are two test sets for the requirement for the CCIE certification;

  • Written Exam-

Duration 120 minutes, 90 – 110 questions with multiple choice and simulation

  • Lab Exam-

8 hours Lab exam (One day)
Lab exam consists of a 2 hour Troubleshooting section, a 30 minute Diagnostic section, and a 5 hour and 30 minute Configuration section.

Course Outline


  • LAN Switching Technologies
  • Layer 2 Multicast
  • Layer 2 WAN Circuit Technologies
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Technologies


  • Addressing Technologies
  • Layer 3 Multicast
  • Fundamental Routing Concepts
  • RIP v2
  • EIGRP (for IPV4 and IPV6)
  • OSPF (v2 and v3)
  • BGP
  • Troubleshooting Layer 3 Technologies


  • System Management
  • Quality of Service
  • Network Services
  • Network Optimization
  • Troubleshooting Infrastructure Services


  • Tunneling
  • Encryption
  • Troubleshooting VPN Technologies


  • Device Security
  • Network Security
  • Troubleshooting Infrastructure Security