Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is an intermediate level certification offered by Cisco which falls under the Cisco Certified Professional Program. This certification is aimed at full-time network or system administrators, or those who work with local and/or wide-area network (LAN/WAN) infrastructure.

Cisco Certified Network Professional program train candidates to plan, implement, verify and troubleshot Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) at the enterprise level. CCNP certified professionals can effectively collaborate with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. Cisco Certified Network Professionals can also achieve success in enterprise-level networking roles, such as network administrator, network engineer, network technician, or systems engineer.

Enlisted below are seven areas of professional certifications offered by Cisco under the Cisco Certified Network Professional program. The course has been designed as per the IT industry requirements. 

Aspirants who possess a bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Computer Science or Engineering can pursue CCNP certification programmes.CCNP Eligibility Criteria 

Despite the fact that CISCO CCNP doesn’t have any pre-necessities, the CISCO Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) certification is a decent beginning stage to get ready for the further developed CCNA accreditation. CCENT is acquired by passing the initial segment of the interconnecting CISCO Networking Devices exam. The ICND1 course and exam is additionally required for CCNA accreditations.