CCIP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccip_servprov_large The CCIP™ (Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional) certification provides individuals with competencies in infrastructure or access solutions in a Cisco end-to-end environment. CCIP professionals have a detailed understanding of the diverse technologies in the telecommunications arena including IP routing, IP multicast, cable, DSL, content networking, IP telephony, QoS, MPLS, and IP+optical networking. Learn more about CCIP certification from Cisco Systems®.


CCNA® certification is a prerequisite for CCIP certification.


There are four required exams for CCIP certification:
642-901 BSCI
642-642 QOS
642-611 MPLS
642-661 BGP

Candidates may also take the combined 642-691 BGP+MPLS exam instead of the separate MPLS and BGP exams.

The Certification Self-Study Product Family is comprised of the Self-Study Guide Series, the Exam Certification Guide Series, and the Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack Series. These series offer a progressive, self-paced study routine for Cisco certification exams, with tools that help certification candidates learn exam topics, gain hands-on experience, prepare for the exam, and practice their test taking skills. For more information on each series and how the books complement one another, visit our Series pages.

CCNP 642-901 BSCI Exam
Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Third Ed.
CCNP BSCI Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.
CCNP BSCI Quick Reference Sheets
CCNP BSCI Portable Command Guide

MPLS and VPN Architectures
MPLS and VPN Architectures, Vol. II
Sybex Press – CCIP MPLS Study Guide

Quality of Service
Cisco QOS Exam Certification Guide, Second Ed.
Cisco IP Telephony Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack

Internet Routing Architectures, Second Ed.
Border Gateway Protocol(BGP) 642-661 Student Guide

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