Microsoft clarified that “if you have passed a qualifying exam, it will still count towards competency attainment for 12 months after the exam is retired.” Microsoft clarified that “if you have passed a qualifying examination, it will still count toward competency attainment for 12 month after the exam is retired.” If you are pursuing a qualifying test, “you can still earn the MCSA, MCSD and MCSE certifications so long as the required exams remain available.” You will lose the ability to earn certifications once we retire those exams. If you are unable or unwilling to take the required exams (31/01/2021),
Microsoft will retire certifications and exams
Certifications Scheduled to RetireMCSA: Dynamics 365 for OperationsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: BI ReportingRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL 2016 Database AdminRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL 2016 BI DevelopmentRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL 2016 Database DevRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014Retiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Universal Windows PlatformRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Web ApplicationsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Windows Server 2012Retiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Windows Server 2016Retiring on January 31, 2021MCSD: App BuilderRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: Business ApplicationsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: Core InfrastructureRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: Data Management & AnalyticsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: ProductivityRetiring on January 31, 2021Microsoft Certified: Power Apps + Dynamics 365 Developer AssociateRetiring on January 31, 202170-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL ServerRetiring on June 30, 2021
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