Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist Service Provider Routing & Switching (JNCIS-SP)

Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginner to intermediate knowledge of routing and switching implementations in Junos, this written exam verifies the candidate's basic understanding of routing and switching technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

JNCIS-SP exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Ethernet Switching and Virtual LANs
  • Spanning Tree
  • Protocol Independent Routing and High Availability
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Tunnels
  • IPv6
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

Capacitación recomendada para esta certificación

Recommended Training:

  • Junos Intermediate Routing (JP-JIR)[/courselink] Junos Service Provider Switching (JSPX)
  • Junos Service Provider Switching (JP-JSPX)[/courselink] !Junos MPLS and VPNS (JMV)
  • Junos MPLS and VPNs (JP-JMV) [/courselink]

Additional Resources:

  • Junos documentation
  • Real-world hands-on experience


  • Exam code: JN0-360
  • Written exam
  • Administered at Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide
  • Exam length: 90 minutes
  • Exam type: 78 multiple-choice questions
  • Pass/fail status is available immediately
  • Prerequisite certification: JNCIA-Junos
  • Acceptable substitutions: JNCIA-ER, JNCIS-ER, JNCIA-EX, JNCIA-M, and JNCIS-M.
  • Junos Software Release: 10.2


The JNCIS-SP certification is valid for two years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-360 exam.