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Test C9530-510: IBM Certified System Administrator - MQ V9.0

Note: This test will be withdrawn on Sep 30 2017.

Sample Test

Study Guide for the sample test/assessment test and the certification test.

Assessment Test

To assess your current skill level and readiness for Test C9530-510 - IBM Certified System Administrator - MQ V9.0, you can take a Web-based assessment test.

Passing this assessment test does not result in achieving a credential. It is designed to provide diagnostic feedback on the Examination Score Report, correlating back to the test objectives, showing how you scored on each section of the test.

  • Number of questions: 65
  • Time allowed in minutes: 90
  • Passing score: 68%
  • Language: English
  • Test Fee: 30
  • Where: Pearson VUE on-line testing system (link resides outside of
  • Unit Area: Assessment: IBM Cloud - Cloud Integration - Hybrid Integration
  • Test Title: A9530-510 Assessment: IBM MQ V9.0 System Administration

A test fee applies worldwide to each time a test is taken, even if the same test is retaken. VISA, Master Card and American Express credit cards are accepted.

To access the assessment test, you will need to create a Pearson VUE account associated with IBM, and then follow the instructions below.

Test Selection

  • Sign into your account at Pearson VUE(link resides outside of
  • Click on the blue "View Online Exams" button
  • Under Section Assessment: IBM Cloud - Cloud Integration - Hybrid Integration
  • Select Assessment: IBM MQ V9.0 System Administration from the list
  • Verify you selected the correct assessment test, click on the blue "Register for this Exam" button
    • If the test is offered in multiple languages, select your language and click the "Next" button
  • From this "My Order" page, verify the test information and fee due - click on the blue "Proceed to Checkout" button
  • Follow the steps indicated which include payment - you will be able to use vouchers or promotion codes during payment
  • Click on the blue "Begin Exam" button to launch the exam

You will have one day (24 hours) to begin the test from the time of payment.

You may cancel the test for a full refund at any time during the one day (24 hours) that the test is available to you. Please review Testing Policy For IBM online Test at Pearson Vue.

You will be able to find and print your score report and receipts from the Pearson VUE Home page when you are signed into your Pearson VUE account.


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