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In this article, I will try to summarize all the Frequently Asked Questions in the ROUTE 300-101 Exam. Hope it will save you some time searching through the Internet and asking your friends & teachers.

1. Please tell me how many questions in the real ROUTE exam, and how much time to answer them?

There are 50 questions, including 4 lab-sims. You have 120 minutes to answer them but if your native language is not English, Cisco allows you a 30-minute exam time extension (150 minutes in total).

2. How much does the ROUTE 300-101 cost? And how many points I need to pass the exam?

This exam costs $300. You need at least 790/1000 points to pass this exam.

3. I passed the ROUTE exam, will I get a certificate for it?

No, Cisco does not ship ROUTE Exam certificate, it only ships you a certificate after completing the full CCNP track of 3 exams (ROUTE, SWITCH & TSHOOT) within three years. Once again we have to notice that you need to finish these three exams within three years (not nine years). Many candidates misunderstand this and think they have nine years to complete three exams.

4. Which sims will I see in the ROUTE exam?

The popular sims now are Policy Based routing sim, EIGRP OSPF Redistribution sim, OSPF Evaluation Sim and EIGRP Evaluation Sim and please notice that the IP addresses, router names may be different (it is also true for Drag and Drop questions)

5. How many points will I get for one sim?

Maybe you will get about 80 to 100 points for each sim, just like the CCNA exam.

6. In the real exam, I clicked “Next” after choosing the answer, can I go back for reviewing?

No, you can’t go back so you can’t re-check your answers after clicking the “Next” button.

7. What is the difference between the old BSCI & the new ROUTE exam?

In the new ROUTE exam, there are no IS-IS, DHCP, Multicast questions so you can ignore them if you are reading old BSCI books. In fact, DHCP & Multicast are good topics and maybe you will have a chance to learn about them in other Cisco exams.

8. Can I use short commands, for example “conf t” instead of “configure terminal”? Will I get full mark for short commands?

From the comments on this site, maybe you will get full mark for short commands. But sometimes short commands don’t work so please be careful with them. We highly recommend you should learn the full commands.

9. What are your recommended materials for ROUTE?

There are many materials for learning ROUTE but below are popular materials that many candidates recommend.


CCNP ROUTE Official Certification Guide

ROUTE Student Guide

CCNP ROUTE Portable Command Guide

CCNP Route Quick Reference Sheet

Video training

CBT Nuggets

Simulator (all are free)


GNS3 – the best simulator for learning ROUTE

Packet Tracer

10. How much time should I spend on each sim?

You should not spend more than 15 minutes for each sim. Recall that you only have 90 minutes so if you spend 15 minutes for each sim x 4 sims = 60 minutes. The 30 minutes left is for solving 46 multiple choice & drag-and-drop questions. If you are not a native English speaker and have 30-minute expansion (ask the mentor to confirm) than you can spend 20 minutes for each sim.

11. Can I pass without doing sims?

As mentioned above, each sim will cost you from 80 to 100 points. In the real exam you will have to solve 4 sims that give from 320 to 400 points. Suppose you answer all other questions perfectly then you will get 600 to 680 points but the passing score is 790. It means that you surely fail if ignore them.

From the calculation above, if you miss only one sim the chance to pass is average but if you miss two, the chance to pass is very, very low.

12. Are the exam questions the same in all the geographical locations?

Yes, the exam questions are the same in all geographical locations. But notice that Cisco has a pool of questions and each time you take the exam, a number of random questions will show up so you will not see all the same questions as the previous exam.

13. I don’t want to lose points so should I use the “copy running-config startup-config” after finishing each lab-sim?

In the ROUTE exam, we can’t use that command so surely you will not lose any points if not using that command.

14. I passed the ROUTE exam. Do you have any site similar for CCNP exams?
We have certprepare.com for SWITCH, networktut.com for TSHOOT, voicetut.com for CCNA Voice, securitytut.com for CCNA Security, rstut.com for CCIE Written & Lab, dstut.com for CCDA. Hope you enjoy these sites too!

15. Why don’t I see any questions and answers on digitaltut.com? I only see the explanation…

Because of copyrighted issues, we had to remove all the questions and answers. You can download a PDF file to see the questions at this link: http://thongtinthoidai.net/?page=route-questions-and-answers

Is there anything you want to ask, just ask! All of us will help you.

Comment pages
  1. Alice
    December 2nd, 2016

    Hi all,
    Witch labs and similations came to the exam
    Pls tell us

  2. Ever Stand
    December 2nd, 2016

    @ Alice
    the Labs in 149 Question.
    for me,
    ipv6 OSPF virtual, PBR, OSPF sim, EIGRP OSPF Redistribution sim ( Ethernet)

  3. Lucy
    December 2nd, 2016

    Hi everyone,
    I’m taking my exam next week and super nervous :(

    I’m studying 149 and cc.

    i get good results in the CC exam but was just wondering how many of the questions from 149 apart form the sims actually come of have come up in the exam..

    many thanks in advance guys :)

  4. Cowpokes
    December 2nd, 2016

    Any chance anyone can provide cc.vce? The previous link above from Ben seems to be inactive.

  5. 10x
    December 3rd, 2016

    Hello guys, anyone managed to convert 205q.vce to PDF?

  6. Lucy
    December 5th, 2016

    @cowpokes use the link from Farne it has all the stuff in there.

    Tagwa Tagelsir material: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

    it includes both cc and 149 in both pdf and vce.

    Good luck :)

  7. fary
    December 7th, 2016

    I have passed my 300-101 today

  8. fary
    December 7th, 2016


  9. vicky!!!
    December 7th, 2016

    hi guys,
    i am planning to take ccnp switch exam,so if anyone has new dumps for switch exams,kindly share them,

  10. Lucy
    December 7th, 2016

    Hi Fary,
    Thanks for the heads up my exam is tomorrow hopefully i get the same sims :p

    was the subnets the same by any chance or did the subnets change from the sims?

    Thaannnkkkssssss :)

  11. fary
    December 7th, 2016

    Hi @lucy

    same subnets in the exam.

  12. Lucy
    December 7th, 2016

    @ Fary

    Awesome thanks a bunch :)

  13. varv
    December 7th, 2016


    I am planning to take my CCNP route this Saturday. Does any one have dumps? Would mind sharing with me?


  14. Lucy
    December 7th, 2016

    @VARV use the link from Farne it has all the stuff in there.

    Tagwa Tagelsir material: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

    it includes both cc and 149 in both pdf and vce.

    Good luck :)

  15. Yaseen
    December 8th, 2016

    Hello All…

    I wrote the test twice but unfortunately failed. Can someone please email me the dumps to {email not allowed}

    Appreciate your help

  16. Yaseen
    December 8th, 2016

    Hello All…
    I wrote the test twice but unfortunately failed. Can someone please email me the dumps to yaseensid03 at gmail dot com

    Appreciate your help

  17. loli
    December 8th, 2016

    Hi all,

    Just passed 300-101 today with 9xx/1000. All questions + labs are same. (149q + Tagwa Tagelsir)

    1/ eigrp-ospf-redistribution-sim: the link between R2 and R3 is FastEthernet link.
    2/ ospf-evaluation-sim: question 2, correct anwser is “The R1-R3 link needs the neighbor command for the adjacency to stay up” as the timer value of R2-R3 are no more 30, 120, 120

    Copy the link with all necessary materials again for who needs it: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

  18. loli
    December 8th, 2016

    Many thanks to digitaltut and all people in here for the great support.

  19. Lucy
    December 8th, 2016

    Just Passed today by using only 149 + 41 from the links to the Tagwa Tagelsir materials in previous posts.

    Learn those labs guys! i had PBR, Redistribution, Seattle Chicago but different names (NOTE the subnets were still /30’s HOWEVER it was a 192.168.25.XX address so the same masks apply just be careful and look at the I.P’s then last was ospf evaluation

    had the bgp and some other drag and drop cant remember but everything from the specified resources.

    many thanks all… On to Switch! wooo!

  20. Anonymous
    December 10th, 2016

    @Lucy BGP as LAB or drag and drop !?

  21. LEO
    December 10th, 2016

    @Lucy the LABs are PBR , Redistribution ,what else !?

  22. Mike
    December 11th, 2016

    In Seattle-Chicago OSPF LAB, Don’t you think to block External and Inter-area routes in ARea21 ( Stub Area), We need to use
    #area 21 stub no summary command not just #area 21 stub
    Anyone who did pass the test try this command yet or been using the # area 21 stub Only ???


  23. Mike
    December 11th, 2016

    Hey Man Sorry I also misunderstood this, I though they didn’t use no-summary at all,
    So they are correct we only use no-summary on ABR router which is Area Boundary router who sends and receives LSAs from other areas. So only ABR needs to generate a default route by adding no-summary in it.

  24. Mike
    December 11th, 2016

    Another suggestion for OSPF SEA-CHI Lab,

    If they ask for the “most specific” the best option is the network statement with the all zero wildcard mask. Because I work in a service-provider environment and we always use with /30 subnet.
    Keith Barker CBT Nuggets endorses that in the following link.
    Ref: https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/thread/39121

  25. Ben
    December 12th, 2016

    Folks, I see a modification in PBR lab that’s mentioned here in DigitalTUT, but 149Q still has that.
    I am talking about route-map pbr permit 20.
    This sie says that we shouldn’t be using this, but 149Q Tagwa used that.
    My question is what is most updated, LABS on this site or Labs on 149 Tagwa ?

  26. Anonymous
    December 12th, 2016
  27. The Grinch
    December 12th, 2016

    Happy Holidays!

  28. NJ
    December 12th, 2016

    I don’t understand a thing. I did the ROUTE training and there are a lot of questions I saw on the dumps that are not cover during the course.
    Is it normal?

  29. Riley
    December 13th, 2016

    The materials are very accurate. Few incorrect answers. But I do not expect a full score, anyway. 91% is enough for me. I just passed my CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional (Routing & Switching) 642-883 exam 10 hours ago. The dumps are trustful. I recommend http://www.grades4sure.com/642-883-exam-questions.html to all who want to pass their exam in the first attempt. Practice your exam with this dumps and you will 100% pass your exam.

  30. Russ
    December 14th, 2016

    ebay materials are legit. Passed me exam today. no new questions.

  31. Baba
    December 14th, 2016


    I passed with 934, 149q and Tagwa still valid. Labs were same as in digitalut.com

  32. irfi
    December 14th, 2016

    Thanks Baba,

  33. Uhhh
    December 14th, 2016

    Hi everyone. Where can I get all CCNP routing labs from Cisco? Can anyone share links?

  34. Uhhh
    December 14th, 2016
  35. Jane woken
    December 17th, 2016

    I did my exam today and failed with marks of 770. It’s first time i failed in Cisco exam. I feel half of my exam questions came out the question of 149Q. I did all labs, they were fine but basic questions were out of dumps. If somebody has got latest dumps please please send me at jane_woken52 at yahoo.com . Thanks in advance

  36. iffi
    December 18th, 2016

    I took the test today and passed, most of the questions were from 41Q.cc and also some of them from 149Q. I passed with 9xx/1000 marks
    149+41Q are valid and Labs IPs are almost same as mentioned in 149Q.
    Labs were OSPF Sea-Indiana-Newyork (, OSPF-EIGRP Redistribution, OSPFV3 Virtual link, and Last bot not the least PBR, I created route-map seq 10 and then generated traffic and route-map got hit by www traffic and shown packets on sh route-map.
    OSPF sim was there.

  37. iffi
    December 18th, 2016
  38. otunba
    December 18th, 2016

    I took the exam yesterday and passed. Questions were from the materials shared here.
    I am grateful for this platform…..U guys rock!!!
    This link as shared above contains everything needed…….https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM

  39. Jane woken
    December 18th, 2016

    Thanks very much

  40. Anonymous
    December 19th, 2016

    Hi all,

    Where can i found Q41 AND Q149 , please share any link for free download or email me at {email not allowed}. I will be very thankful to you.

  41. Anonymous
    December 20th, 2016

    Thanks everybody, I passed too studying with this material (149+41), the labs was PBR, OSPF+EIGRP prefered the fast-ethernet link (just bandwaidth and delay was different), the one with vitual-link and the configuring OSPF with stub area.
    In some labs it wasn’t possible to save the configuration on the router.

  42. Clavs
    December 27th, 2016


    Where can I get the PDF for the list of questions? Your feedback is much appreciated.

    Thank you! :D

  43. Anonymous
    December 29th, 2016

    How come this site doesn’t have the actual questions/answers anymore?

  44. Anonymous
    December 29th, 2016

    Hello Guys,

    I am appearing to Route Exam in couple of weeks.Can some one please send me latest dumps of 300-101 please.Will be appreciated.Thanks
    Email ID:{email not allowed}

  45. Anonymous
    December 29th, 2016

    Not sure why my email address was not visible.
    greenearth2005 at gmail dot com.
    Thanks again!!

  46. Anonymous
    January 3rd, 2017

    Sorry kinda confuse is Q41 == 300-101 new questions31oct2016 by tagwa tagelsir.vce?

    Are this still valid? Thanks :)

  47. Anonymous
    January 3rd, 2017

    Are 149 + 41 still valid?

  48. Nova
    January 4th, 2017

    Hi could you please let me know what is Tagwa?

  49. Anonymous
    January 4th, 2017

    Tagwa is one of the name of the dumps

  50. @nickname
    January 4th, 2017

    could you please please please please send me the Q149 + q 41

    Please friends.i need help.please don’t ignore

    lanka.naturelover (@) gmail.com

  51. Anonymous
    January 4th, 2017
  52. @nickname
    January 4th, 2017

    Thank u my friend

  53. Jack
    January 4th, 2017

    anyone, 149+41 still valid? I wanna take the exam,

  54. Janifer
    January 5th, 2017

    Get Cisco Express Foundation for Systems Engineers 642-373 exam questions from https://www.dumps4download.us/free-642-373/cisco-question-answers.html

  55. Rock
    January 5th, 2017

    Hi all. Is the question and answer same if I take the exam? Can I pass the exam by just memorize the answer provided in this comment only?

  56. Ruber
    January 5th, 2017

    Passed the CCNP Route yesterday! I used the e8ay dump in particular posted by “Tanzir” and can attest that it is valid. Cheers!

  57. Ruber
    January 5th, 2017

    Passed the CCNP Route yesterday! I used the ebay dump in particular posted by “Tanzir” and can attest that it is valid. Cheers!

  58. Anonymous
    January 6th, 2017

    I pass 300-100 this weak. 149+41 is valid. Answer options is randomizerd.
    I have Simulations:
    PBR, Redistribution, IPv6 OSPF
    changed ip, names, ID, etc.
    Simlets OSPF TShoot, litle changed topology and answer.
    I use https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33dHqdWX411OXBKMEN1Szg3dmM
    Thank you digitaltut !

  59. Anonymous
    January 6th, 2017

    Happy to hear that ‘the dumps still valid’, where i am writing tomorrow and i will update you guys.

  60. rednom
    January 6th, 2017

    I pass 300-100 today 9XX, 149+41 is still valid.
    it’s easy guys, don’t worry just study the dumps.

  61. Anonymous
    January 6th, 2017

    Please send dumps to telgin1980 -at- gmail – dot – com

  62. Anonymous
    January 8th, 2017

    I passed yesterday 864.
    OSPF V3
    OSPF Evaluation
    OSPF V2
    149 still valid.
    Guys you can find the dumps on google…. just google it.

  63. Lorry
    January 10th, 2017

    Its not 149 its 172 btw. The 149 is the old version. You must of barely passed then :p congrats though!

  64. tackles
    January 11th, 2017

    what are you calling ospf v 2 and v3

  65. Spartan
    January 11th, 2017

    Passed today 960/100

    Just prepare from the google drive folder which contains 149+41
    Finished exam in less than 30minutes

  66. 10x
    January 12th, 2017

    Lorry, you mean 183q ? I can’t find 172q anywhere!

  67. TheOnlyPrincess
    January 12th, 2017

    Hello… what does cc mean? *Thanks to whoever kind soul who will answer. =)

  68. jeremy
    January 12th, 2017

    @ spartan
    witch labs and sim.
    tell me clearly please

    thank you

  69. Anonymous
    January 12th, 2017

    Is 149 +41 still valid?

  70. waseem khan
    January 13th, 2017

    anonymous…… i have 182q for route in passforsures.com dumps,
    please tell me if this dumps are valid or not… because i have preparing for paper ….

  71. 10x
    January 13th, 2017

    Guys, can you use “?” and “TAB” on the exam simulations?

  72. anon-us
    January 13th, 2017

    Pass today in the US with high 800’s (on purpose). All questions was from Tagwa and 149q. I made the ospf lab a totally stubby area. You can use ? and tab commands.

  73. OrdGuy
    January 14th, 2017

    I pass my exam today. 149 + 41 are 100% valid. Do not confuse with ebay or shit.
    All answer options is randomized. So you will need to enable random answer setting when you study in VCE.
    Guys I would suggest to take this exam ASAP, later Cisco will going to change question. Then you have to wait until next valid dumps coming.

  74. OrdGuy
    January 14th, 2017


  75. Anonymous
    January 15th, 2017

    Hi Guys,

    Can anyone please send dumps to my mail id please.

    syedabbaspasha dot com

  76. fff
    January 15th, 2017

    Already have CCNA & CCNP. Want CCDP. Do I need CCDA?

  77. zerocool114
    January 16th, 2017

    can anyone please send the dump to dchaps_kevin@yahoo .com

  78. shokear
    January 17th, 2017

    Are some questions in dump is answered wrongly ???

  79. malik
    January 17th, 2017

    I pass my exam today with 947 marks. 149 + 41 are 100% valid. All questions from these two dumps nothing else.
    OSPF V3
    OSPF Evaluation
    OSPF V2

    CHAP Drag and Drop

  80. osamafrom_Jordan
    January 18th, 2017

    I just pass the exam
    all from 183Q passleader +41
    labs are all the same except OSPF Sim , it is not asking to do Stub it is just normal OSPF configuration do show run and see the missing networks and add it then do ping to the loopback
    all 3 choices are there in exam randomise focus more on three choices
    chap Drag and drop , thanks all except to those who didnt reply to my mails

    hurry up and take quickly

  81. osamafrom_Jordan
    January 18th, 2017

    my e mail is osamamelhim at gmail dot com for any query iam ready

  82. jic
    January 18th, 2017

    Kindly send me the +41 and 183q to jick808080 at gmail dot com

  83. osamafrom_Jordan
    January 19th, 2017

    anyone need the help or Dump email me back please
    osamamelhim at gmail dot com

  84. Anonymous
    January 19th, 2017

    Hihi, osamafrom can you send ME Dump in My
    Email PLZ PLZ

  85. cisco_exam
    January 20th, 2017


  86. akram
    January 20th, 2017


    can you send me the dumps valid in my email:{email not allowed}


  87. akram
    January 20th, 2017


    can you send me the dumps valid in my email: {email not allowed}


  88. akram
    January 20th, 2017

    {email not allowed}

  89. akram
    January 20th, 2017

    akram . root @ gmail .com

  90. Chuchochu34
    January 21st, 2017

    Hello guys

    I have may exam at February 20, do any have the new dump questions?


  91. Anonymous
    January 21st, 2017

    anyone need the help or Dump email me back please
    osamamelhim at gmail dot com

  92. Anonymous
    January 22nd, 2017

    is 141 and 41 still valid?

  93. pingme
    January 23rd, 2017

    i have route exam tomorrow
    wish me luck!!!

  94. @pingme
    January 23rd, 2017

    Good Luck!!

  95. Anonymous
    January 23rd, 2017

    What do I buy this??

  96. Jesenia
    January 24th, 2017

    I had experience to use resources like https://www.examsbuzz.com/300-101-exam.html and must confess that going through simulation questions can really help at the certification exam.

  97. Anonymous
    January 24th, 2017

    Passed today. Just focus on 141 and 49.. No need to buy ebay dumps.. Thank you for sharing :)

  98. A1
    January 24th, 2017

    Thanks Anonymous

  99. Anonymous
    January 25th, 2017

    just got an update that the exam has new Q is this true

  100. Anonymous
    January 25th, 2017

    this is the new Q

    1- which network type doesnt contain dr/bdr in ospf ?(choose two)
    2- ipv6 access list and need to apply it to block traffic in telnet and interface ( choose two )
    3- sh ip cef for network and queation about it
    4-which command enable pppoe client and specify dial-on demand routing
    5- eigrp with frame relay
    6-allowing website access between certain times
    7- question about frame relay multipoint with ospf ( choose two )
    8- q about cisco evn

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