Top Books to Learn and Crack CCNP Certifications

by | Oct 28, 2016 | CCNP | 2 comments

TOP CCNP Books to Prepare for CCNP Certification.

Cisco Systems has set a benchmark with its certifications in the Networking world. With the credibility of the IT Certifications being challenged, Cisco has marked an aim for itself of being an Industry Leading certification for years. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certifications are professional level certifications of Cisco. It is a next level certification to Cisco Systems Associate Certification. Being on the higher level to CCNA, it is more difficult to crack.

Networking being a very vast field, it has been categorized into various domains and levels. CCNP being one level, there are seven domains; Routing and Switching, Collaboration, Data Center, Security, Service Provider, Wireless and Cloud. The CCNP Experts have the skills and knowledge to maintain, support and troubleshoot the existing network, secure he network from malicious attacks, maintain the data center of it, create a remote network like WAN(World Wide area network) or implement the voice over networks.

Cisco Certifications being one of the hardest certifications, one needs to explore out to study for its examination. Books, E-Books, Videos, Research, Notes, Tutorials everything needs to be gone through.

The must learn books for CCNP Examination Preparation:

Routing and Switching

Official Learning:

  • CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide
  • CCNP Routing and Switching v2.0 Official Cert Guide Library
  • CCNP Routing and Switching Switch 300 – 115 Official Cert Guide
  • CCNP Routing and Switching TSHOOT 300-135 Official Cert Guide


Foundation Learning Guide

  • Cisco Network Professional’s Advanced Internetworking Guide (CCNP Series) by Patrick J. Conlan
  • CCNP Official Exam Certification Library (5th Edition) by Brent Stewart, David Hucaby, Brian Morgan and Neil Lovering
  • CCNP Switching Study Guide (2nd Edition; Exam #640-604 with CD-ROM) by Todd Lammle and Eric Quinn
  • CCNP ISCW Official Exam Certification Guide by Brian Morgan and Neil Lovering
  • CCNP BCMSN Official Exam Certification Guide (4th Edition) by David Hucaby
  • CCNP ONT Official Exam Certification Guide by Amir Ranjbar


  • CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide
  • CCNP Security SIMOS 300-209 Official Cert Guide
  • CCNP Security SENSS 300-206 Official Cert Guide
  • Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS)
  • Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP Security 300-207)


  • CCNP Collaboration: Cisco Exams 300-070 CIPTV1, 300-075 CIPTV2, 300-080 CAPPS, and 300-085 CTCOLLAB

Service Provider

  • IP Routing on Cisco IOS, IOS XE, and IOS XR: An Essential Guide to Understanding and Implementing IP Routing Protocols (ISBN-13: 978-1-58714-423-3)
  • Next-Generation Network Services (ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-159-3)
  • Traffic Engineering with MPLS (ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-031-2)
  • Cisco IOS XR Fundamentals (ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-271-2)

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