I just received an email that gave some kewl information about a new type of Certification testing.  To sweeten the pot for those who like to be the first to try new things, they are offering 3 FREE exam vouchers for the first 3000 people who take this exam.

I have copied the text from my email below since it has all the necessary details.  Go forth and take a test!!!

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Harold Wong

 

Registration open till October 25th for testing New Virtual Lab based Exam 70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

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Responding to a ton of positive and productive feedback and many customer requests, Microsoft extends the registration for exam 70-113 till October 25th. Call to your near test centers before October 25th to learn and experience it now to prepare for your experience during scored testing. The new pilot exam 70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring tests candidate’s abilities to actually perform tasks and solve problems in virtual lab environment like they would do it normally in a real world. We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to experience this pilot exam at no charge and obviously we are eager to receive your opinion.

Now virtual lab based pilot Exam 70-113 is not only available worldwide, with high concentration of test centers ready to receive registrations for this pilot exam in Ireland, Singapore, Canada, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, UK, Egypt, UAE, South Africa, US, India, Eastern Europe, Russia (Moscow), China.

Upon completion of this pilot exam, the first 3000 candidates will receive 3 (!) free exam vouchers that can be used to register for any Microsoft Certification exam delivered at a Prometric testing center.  The voucher will be distributed electronically 4 weeks after end of Pilot.  This pilot exam will not provide you with a score as with normal beta exams. This pilot is a test of the exam experience, so only a portion of the final exam will be presented to you during this pilot. This pilot exam will not be added to your transcript and you will need to take the exam in its released form in order to be awarded the credential. Find exam preparation information: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-640.mspx

Registration Information

You must register at least 7 days prior to taking the exam. Register before October 25th to take the exam before October 31st.
Please use the following promotional code when registering for the exam: H640 (promo code is active till October 31st)
Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the pilot; we recommend that you register immediately.

· Go to the Prometric Website: http://www.register.prometric.com/ClientInformation.asp

· Find Microsoft exam 70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

· Use Promo Code H640 (promo code is active till October 31st)

Send your opinion about exam experience to: http://blogs.technet.com/betaexams/ and to: pbexam@microsoft.com