Register for Beta Exam 71-563: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

You are invited to take beta exam 71-563: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The results will not appear on your transcript until several weeks after the final form of the exam is released. The 71-xxx identifier is used for registering for beta versions of MCP exams, when the exam is released in its final form the 70-xxx identifier is used for registration.

71-563: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 counts as credit towards the following certification(s).

·          Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Developer 3.5.


Find exam preparation information:


Registration begins: October 11, 2008

Beta exam period runs: October 13, 2008October 30, 2008


Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately. Beta exams have limited availability and are operated under a first-come-first-served basis. Once all beta slots are filled, no additional seats will be offered.


Testing is held at Prometric testing centers worldwide, although this exam may not be available in all countries (see Regional Restrictions).  All testing centers will have the capability to offer this exam in its live version.


Regional Restrictions: India, Pakistan, China

Registration Information

Please use the following promotional code when registering for the exam: DW897
You must register at least 24 hours prior to taking the exam.

To register in North America, please call:

·          Prometric: (800) 755-EXAM (800-755-3926)


Outside the U.S./Canada, please contact:

·          Prometric:

Test Information and Support

You are invited to take this beta exam at no charge.
You will be given four hours to complete the beta exam. Please plan accordingly.


Comments (6)
  1. Anonymous says:


    Could you guys give a rough timeline for when the beta of the 70-564, PRO Designing and Developing Asp.Net applications will be released?

  2. eralper says:

    Hello PoloNet,

    You can go to the Preperation Guide page for 70-563 and there exists a list of skills measured by this exam. You can go over the items listed there.

  3. Anonymous says:

    We’ve re-opened beta exam 71-563 for beta testers. Please see the original post below for details and

  4. Anonymous says:


    Has anybody got the the result of this exam or 70-565 exam?

    Because I’ve got the 70-505 result, i’ve passed :), but I haven’t got of the others.

    But the 505 was the last, and the other two were a month before 505…so…

    Get we result about failed exam?!?



  5. Anonymous says:

    71-505 is on prometric. any idea what the promo code is?

  6. Anonymous says:


    How I can prepare me for this exam?

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