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Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge

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Microsoft has launched Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge for the calendar year 2023.

You have an opportunity to gain microsoft certification for free. Yes, you heard that right.

Participants who successfully complete a challenge can earn a microsoft professional certification exam for free.

Choose one of the eight challenges that are available if it suits you. Each one has been created with a range of Microsoft Learn modules. Once you complete a challenge, you will receive a free voucher for a Microsoft Certification exam that you can choose from a list of available options.

After passing the exam, you can get a Microsoft professional certification.

Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge 2023 Date

Starts on: May 23, 2023 at 4:00 PM (16:00) UTC

Ends on: June 20, 2023, at 4:00 PM (16:00) UTC

Offer redemption window starts on: June 30, 2023

Offer redemption window expires on: September 27, 2023

8 Microsoft Learn Cloud Skills Challenges

  1. Microsoft Build: .NET Challenge
  2. Azure AI Challenge
  3. Cloud Development Challenge
  4. Microsoft 365 Developer Challenge
  5. Azure Cosmos DB Developer Challenge
  6. Developer Tools Challenge
  7. DevOps Challenge
  8. Power Platform Developer Challenge

Eligible Exams

This offer is exam-specific and only redeemable for the below mentioned Microsoft certification exams.

  • AI-900: Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals
  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator
  • AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
  • AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
  • AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions
  • DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB
  • PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer

Other Important Details

  • No matter how many Cloud Skills Challenges you complete out of 8, you can only earn one free Microsoft Certification exam.
  • There are no prerequisites to taking an exam. However, to achieve the Microsoft Certification, you must first achieve the prerequisites. If you take and pass the expert exam before the prerequisite, then you won’t achieve the Microsoft Certification until you meet all the requirements of that Microsoft Certification.
  • You must be older than 14 years of age to participate in this Microsoft Cloud Skills Challenge.
  • This exam offer may be redeemed to take one (1) Microsoft Certification exam, delivered at an authorized Pearson Vue testing center or through a Pearson Vue online proctoring site by September 27, 2023.

How to Register for Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge 2023?

  1. Click Here to visit the official Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge page.
  2. Go through the details of each challenge carefully and select the right challenge for you.
  3. Click on “Go to challenge” to visit your selected challenge page.
  4. Click on “Register now” and log into your Microsoft Learn profile to register for that challenge of your choice.
  5. If you don’t have a Microsoft Learn profile, Click on “Register now” and then click on “Create one!” to create your profile first.

Watch this video to get more details about the registration process for the Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge 2023.

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