CCNP Routing and Switching

CCNP Routing and Switching

Course Description:

CCNP Routing and Switching certification proves your ability to design, implement, verify and troubleshoot local as well as wide area enterprise networks. Also, it validates that you can work with specialists on advanced security, wireless, voice, and video solutions. The routing and switching skills you’ll gain while doing this certification provide a solid foundation. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validates that you have the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide area enterprise networks and that you can work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The CCNP Routing and Switching certification is right for you if you have at least one year of networking experience and you are ready to advance your skills and work independently on complex network solutions.

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Achieving CCNP Routing and Switching demonstrates the skills required in enterprise roles such as network engineer, support engineer, systems engineer or network technician. The routing and switching protocol knowledge and skills you’ll gain while pursuing this certification provide a lasting foundation. They are equally relevant in the physical networks of today and the virtualized network functions of tomorrow. Cisco Certified Network Professional or CCNP training Routing and Switching authenticates the capability to implement, plan, confirm and provide support for wide and local area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with experts on advanced security, wireless, voice, and video solutions. After completing any of the CCNP courses, students will be able to work as: network engineers, support engineers, systems engineers or network technicians.

The exams which you need to take in order to be CCNP certified are as below:

a) Implementing Cisco IP Routing (300-101 ROUTE)

b) Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (300-115 SWITCH)

c) Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (300-135 TSHOOT)

What I will learn?

  • Basic Network and Routing Concepts
  • Internet connectivity in an Enterprise
  • Hardening of various Routers and routing protocols
  • Redistribution of Routes
  • Implementation of path control
  • Implementation of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Implementation of Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • The operation of Layer 2 and Layer 3 / multilayer switches
  • Switching Database Manager
  • Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) and Power over Ethernet (PoE) implementation
  • Virtual LANs (VLANs) and trunks and working of VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server and relay agent configurations for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Port aggregation for Layer 2 and Layer 3
  • All types of Spanning tree protocols and their mechanisms – Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), and Multiple Spanning Tree (MST)
  • Inter-VLAN routing implementation using both a router as well as a multilayer switch
  • High availability of networks including Network Time Protocol (NTP), Simple Network Management Protocol version 3 (SNMPv3), port mirroring, switch virtualization and Internet Protocol Service Level Agreement (IP SLA).
  • First hop redundancy protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 – Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), and Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
  • Implementation of network security features – port security, DHCP snooping, dynamic Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) inspection, IP source guard, storm control, VLAN ACLs (VACLs), and private VLANs
  • Understanding the use of an external authentication server in your network, including implementation of IEEE 802.1x
  • Common maintenance functions performed in complex enterprise networks
  • Troubleshoot and maintain complex enterprise networks
  • Maintenance procedures and resolution of faults in routed environments, switched environments, as well as in a infrastructure which is secure.


Labs on Real Cisco Device


Basic Switching Review Lab

  1. 1. Preliminary Switch Configuration
  2. 2. VLANs and VTP
  3. 3. VLAN Trunks
  4. 4. EtherChannel
  5. 5. Switchport and Switch IP Configuration

Multilayer Switching, DHCP, and SDM

  1. 1. Switched Virtual Interface Configuration
  2. 2. Configuring the Switch as a DHCP Server
  3. 3. CEF and TCAMs
  4. 4. Switching Database Manager (SDM)

PVST 802.1d Spanning-Tree

  1. 1. 802.1d Root Bridge Selection
  2. 2. PVST Path Manipulation (Part 1)
  3. 3. PVST Path Manipulation (Part 2)
  4. 4. Portfast, UplinkFast, & BackboneFast
  5. 5. STP Topology Changes
  6. 6. BPDUGuard & Err-Disable Recovery
  7. 7. BPDUFilter, LoopGuard, & RootGuard

802.1w RSTP and 802.1s MST

  1. 1. Comparing RSTP & 802.1d Convergence
  2. 2. 802.1s MST Initial Configuration
  3. 3. 802.1s MST Load Balancing

VLAN Access-Lists

  1. 1. Initial VACL Configuration
  2. 2. Using ACL “Deny” statements within a VACL
  3. 3. Troubleshooting an existing VACL


  1. 1. Community Private VLANs 2. Isolated Private LANs
  2. 3. PVLAN Promiscuous Ports (SVIs)
  3. 4. PVLAN Promiscuous Ports (L2 Interfaces)

Switching Security Features

  1. 1. The Need for DHCP Snooping
  2. 2. DHCP Snooping Configuration
  3. 3. Demonstrating the Need for Dynamic ARP Inspection
  4. 4. Dynamic ARP Inspection Configuration
  5. 5. IP Source Guard
  6. 6. Storm-Control

First Hop Redundancy Protocols

  1. 1. HSRP Configuration
  2. 2. Configuring Sub-Second HSRP Timers
  3. 3. HSRP Object Tracking
  4. 4. VRRP
  5. 5. GLBP Basic Configuration



  1. 1. EIGRP Initial Configuration
  2. 2. EIGRP Neighborships
  3. 3. EIGRP Metric Manipulation: BW and Delay
  4. 4. EIGRP Metric Manipulation: Offset-Lists
  5. 5. EIGRP Stuck-In-Active
  6. 6. EIGRP Route Filtering with Distribute-Lists (Standard ACLs)
  7. 7. EIGRP Route Filtering with Distribute-Lists (Extended ACLs)
  8. 8. EIGRP Route Filtering with Distribute-Lists (Prefix-Lists)
  9. 9. EIGRP Route Filtering with Distribute-Lists (Route-Maps)
  10. 10. EIGRP Route Summarization (Auto-Summary)
  11. 11. EIGRP Route Summarization (Manual Summarization)
  12. 12. Limiting Query Propagation (EIGRP Stub)
  13. 13. Limiting Query Propagation (Summarization)
  14. 14. EIGRP Default Route Propagation (Redistribute Static)
  15. 15. EIGRP Default Route Propagation (Manual Summarization)
  16. 16. EIGRP: Named Mode Configuration
  17. 17. EIGRP: Full Scale CCNP Lab


  1. 1. OSPF Initial Configuration
  2. 2. OSPF Virtual-Links
  3. 3. OSPF Designated Routers
  4. 4. OSPF Network Type Mismatches
  5. 5. OSPF Stub Areas
  6. 6. OSPF Advanced Configuration

IGP Redistribution

  1. 1. IGP Redistribution – EIGRP & RIPv2
  2. 2. IGP Redistribution – EIGRP & OSPF
  3. 3. IGP Redistribution – Advanced Lab1
  4. 4. IGP Redistribution – Advanced Lab2


  1. 1. eBGP Neighborship
  2. 2. BGP Update Source & Multihop
  3. 3. BGP Message Types
  4. 4. BGP Path Attributes
  5. 5. BGP for Outbound Routing
  6. 6. iBGP
  7. 7. BGP Peer-Groups
  8. 8. BGP Filtering
  9. 9. BGP Address-Family Configuration
  10. 10. MP-BGP

VPN Technologies

  1. 1. VPN – Site to Site
  2. 2. VPN –DMVPN (Phase 1, 2 & 3)

Future JOB Scope

Below are a few job roles for which CCNP certified candidates can apply and opt for:

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Integrators
  • Cisco Network Engineer
  • Cisco Network Consultants

Training & Learning

To advance their career and continue with their learning candidates can go for the following certification programs in different tracks:

Fee Structure




CCNA R&S 11800/- (including GST) $400
CCNP R&S 30000/- + 18% GST $800
CCNA & CCNP COMBO + ECH 30000/- + 18% GST $1,200
CCIE LAB only 60000/- + 18% GST $2,000
CCIE WRITEN & LAB SUPPORT 95000/- + 18% GST $2,500
CCNP + CCIE 110000/- + 18% GST $2,500

Regular Batch Schedule

Course Name



CCNP (R&S) (Mon-Thur) 15th Jan   11- 1 pm
CCNP R&S(Route) 2nd Jan   2 – 4pm

Online Batch Schedule (Monday – Friday)

Details on CCNP R&S for Online Batch can be obtained by contacting branch

Weekend Batch Schedule (Saturday / Sunday)

Course Name




CCNP R&S(switch) 14th Jan 10 – 6pm Sunday

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CCNA R&S Frequently Asked Questions

What is CCNP Routing & Switching Certification?

CCNP stands for Cisco Certified Network Professional which is a Professional level Certification offered by Cisco. A CCNP in R&S proves the ability to plan, design, implement, verify and troubleshoot local & wide area enterprise networks. A candidate advances their skills and is able to work independently on complex network solutions.

What is the scope of CCNP Routing & Switching?

The Scope of CCNP Routing & Switching implies that a candidate goes through various steps and makes you an able candidate so that you can work with specialists on advanced security, wireless, voice & video solutions. It proves your abilities required for the roles such as network engineer, support engineer, system engineer or network technician.

What does CCNP Routing & Switching program covers?

Some of the major topics to be covered under CCNP Routing & Switching program are:

  • EIGRP Advertised distance and feasible distance
  • OSPF Stub Areas
  • Redistribution
  • BGP Best Path Selection

There are many more topics required to be mastered before appearing for CCNP Certification exam.

What is the eligibility criterion to appear in the Certification?

A candidate learned in the Cisco Routing & Switching technology may apply for this certification exam after clearing a CCNA R&S which is valid while applying for CCNP Certification. Any valid CCIE Certification may also act as a prerequisite to appear in the CCNP Certification.

How does Networkers Home help in achieving CCNP Routing & Switching Certification?

We at Networkers Home help the candidates learn the technology of CCNP in Routing & Switching track that helps them to clear the three exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, 300-135 TSHOOT in the CCNP certification process. Apart from Certification training, we also deliver training on facing and solving the real job scenario challenges.

What is the exam code of current version of CCNP Routing & Switching Certification?

There are three exams required for clearing the current version of the CCNP Routing & Switching Certification. These are 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH and 300-135 TSHOOT exams. A valid CCNA or a CCIE in any track should be there to participate in this Certification.

What is the course fee for CCNP Certification training?

The fee for CCNP Certification course training may be obtained from the institute. If a candidate is fresher then the training will begin at CCNA R&S Certification course training. In such scenario, you may get discount upon the Combo courses which you may verify at +91 9611027980.

Is CCNP Routing & Switching Certification difficult?

The CCNP Certification exam is not difficult when proper preparation is done under correct guidance. An aspirant should be well thorough through the topics covered under CCNA and CCNP level Routing & Switching program to become successful through the three exams in this Certification.

What is the process for the CCNP Routing & Switching Certification exam?

The CCNP Routing & Switching Certification success comes through participating in a 3-step CCNP Certification exam: 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH and 300-135 TSHOOT exam. A valid CCNA Certification or any CCIE certification is required before appearing for this exam.

What are prerequisites for the CCNP R&S Certification?

The prerequisite for CCNP R&S Certification is to have a valid CCNA Routing & Switching Certification or any Cisco CCIE Certification. The aspirant should be well trained in the technology and concepts under the CCNA and CCNP level in Routing & Switching track.

What study material is referred for CCNP Routing & Switching training?

We provide Cisco press books, 24×7 Lab training access on real Cisco devices, dedicated lab trainers, latest workbooks prepared & revised regularly by experts are among some of the key materials that we provide for training & learning purpose.

How much am I expected to earn once I get CCNP Routing & Switching Certified?

The salary of a fresher candidate with CCNP Certification in Routing & Switching track may earn somewhere in the range of 2.7 – 4.5 LPA which may increase significantly with gain in work experience, improved hands-on skills and other related factors.

Who are leading trainers in Routing & Switching track at Networkers Home?

We have many certified trainers at Networkers Home who have tremendous experience in training candidates in the following track. The details on a particular batch may be obtained from the institute along with other details on training and learning.

What are the benefits of being an active CCNP R&S Certified?

Many benefits are there of being a CCNP Certified candidate:

  • Option to work with end customer, Cisco or a system integrator opens
  • Adds another level to your knowledge and skills
  • Brings seniority in your position
  • Some really sought out roles opens for the certified candidates
  • The salary package of a fresher could be anywhere b/w 3.1 – 4.5 LPA

Does Networkers Home have appropriate infrastructure for CCNP Routing & Switching training?

Yes. We have biggest lab facility in Asia with latest Lab equipment and modern rack facility. There are dedicatedly assigned trainers for each of the lab facilities and the lab is available 24×7 for all the candidates training with us in a program.

Is online mode available for the CCNP R&S training?

Yes. The online mode is available and the candidates may enroll in the trainings through contacting the institute for batch details and fee structure. The batches are available in both weekdays as well as weekends in morning and evening sessions. The online candidates gets all the training material in soft copy format and access to 24×7 lab facility access in same way as classroom candidates.

What are the facilities that Networkers Home provide for CCNP R&S Certification?

We provide Biggest Lab training facility in Asia with 24×7 Lab access with modern rack and lab administrator guide. We offer great value for money to all our candidates through additional Personality development sessions along with Free firewall courses for selected courses. Our training is best in Asia and our trainers are themselves CCIE Certified that helps candidates in visualizing and getting better at exam.

What is the expected fee for CCNP Routing & Switching Certification exam?

The fee structure for CCNP Routing & Switching can be obtained from the institute. If you are a fresher and want to begin your training through the CCNA program itself then you may have a good discount at the institute. Kindly give a call at +91 9611027980 for more details.

Is weekend training available for working professionals?

Yes. Most of the weekend sessions are organized on Sundays for a duration of 7-8 hours per sessions. The details on various batch schedules are available with the institute. Kindly contact the institute to know more about the batch timings, trainers and fee structure.

How effective are fast track boot camp programs for CCNP R&S Certification course training?

The Fast track boot camp programs are very effective as it provides guidance for the working professionals and do not consume much time. An aspirant is able to concentrate upon the track in spite of their work environment. The course is very beneficial and effective for experienced candidates in long run. We recommend this program for experienced candidates only as fresher candidates should take up regular classroom and online sessions later.

Is CCNP Routing & Switching better than CCNP Voice as per current industry perspective?

Each of the two tracks has its own significance. Both the tracks have enormous opportunities in long run and even a fresher candidate may take up these programs. Any aspirant takes up the CCNP R&S training before moving ahead to CCNA & CCNP level Voice training. Thus a fresher may begin at the R&S track and later may go with the Vice track with a little experience.

Which companies are hiring for CCNP Routing & Switching candidates?

At our Campus itself, we have Cisco, Oracle, Itron, Tac, CSS Corp and many other reputed IT giants who hire CCNP R&S candidates in the campus. Generally any company is looking for the level of knowledge and skills a candidate has gained during his/her training. There are many other companies who are hiring candidates with CCNP R&S knowledge. A candidate may initially take up the job role and then go for the Certifications.

How to prepare for CCNP job role interviews?

We offer placements preparation sessions that is directed towards training the candidates upon improving their Communication skills, getting sound at Technical concepts, Resume preparation, Personality development and Interview etiquettes sessions. The sessions are conducted regularly and a candidate must attend these for their overall education.

What are the prerequisites while joining CCNP Routing & Switching program?

Before going for the CCNP R&S program, a candidate should begin training at the CCNA level of the Routing & Switching track. The prerequisite though says that you can apply for CCNP Certification with a valid CCNA R&S or any CCIE certificate. But the training at both these levels is essential.

Is placements guaranteed for candidates enrolling under CCNP Routing & Switching program?

We offer placement opportunity equally to all the candidates enrolling with us. With CCNP R&S training and Certification, you have very opportunities in getting through job roles such as Network Support Specialist/ Administrator/ Integrators, Cisco Network Engineer and a lot many other roles.

Are Demo sessions available for candidates enrolling in CCNP Routing & Switching program?

We have our demo sessions published on our YouTube channel online which you may view at your own ease and pace. If you have some additional doubts then you may clarify them by visiting at our institute. The YouTube videos are very informative and you can use them to access your interest in various tracks.

What would be various job roles offered to a CCNP Routing & Switching candidates?

CCNP Routing & Switching Certified candidates may begin their career with job roles such as Network Support Specialist/ Administrator/ Integrators, Cisco Network Engineer/ Consultants and many more roles. There is huge number of roles available after the CCNP Certification and you may apply and get them as per your interest.

How to get recertified in CCNP Routing & Switching? Is it necessary?

The CCNP Routing & Switching Certification is valid for three years. If your Certification date is getting over then you may appear in any one of the three parts under CCNP R&S Certification exam. If you are going for any CCIE level Certification then success in the first part of the CCIE Certification exam in any track will serve the purpose of getting certified.

Which cities to choose in India to have more job opportunities when it comes to Networking?

In India, definitely Bangalore is the best option to opt for training and going for Certifications before going to job opportunities. There are though other cities for preparation and job opportunities such as Delhi – NCR, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad among others.

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