CCIE Routing & Switching Zero to Hero Program


Octa Networks is Mumbai’s prestigious Training Institute which offers CCIE Routing & Switching Zero to Hero program where the candidate is trained in CCNA Routing & Switching, CCNP Routing & Switching and CCIE Routing & Switching Certifications by CCIE Certified Trainers. CCIE Routing and Switching is Highest Level of Certification in Routing & Switching track offered by Cisco Systems.

It takes 5 to 6 years to get a degree but with our CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program you will be job ready in just 6 months.

CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program makes you eligible for job roles related to Cisco Networking. CCIE Routing and Switching is one of the most demanded, prestigious and highest paid IT career certification. CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program offers in-depth skills and knowledge from basics to advanced level of networking, designing, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting enterprise networks.

The CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program is our 100% job guarantee program where candidates make their career in the networking industry. All Undergraduates/Graduates from BCA, BE, BSC, BCOM, BA Background or Diploma Holders who are interested in Networking Domain are eligible for CCIE R&S Zero to Hero program.

Candidates get mentored by India’s only two Octa CCIE’s Arshad Dhunna and Joaquim Fernandes.

Octa Networks is the leading training institute for CCIE training in Mumbai, where we have highly experienced CCIE certified trainers. We provide world-class training infrastructures to the students with 24*7 lab facility, virtual racks and smart classrooms.

CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program at Octa Networks:

CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program offered by Octa Networks consists of hands on practical and theoretical training on CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNP Routing and Switching, and CCIE Routing and Switching courses. CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program intends to provide basic to advance and in-depth knowledge about Routing and Switching technologies.

Apart from the technical and practical part of the program, We at Octa Networks transform the overall personality of the candidate by providing the following:
  • Email etiquette
  • Documentation skills
  • Visio Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Resume Writings
  • Mock Interviews with Manager/HR
  • Soft Skills
  • Personality development classes

About Job Placement Guarantee:

Octa Networks is the only Cisco Training Institute in India to give job placement guarantee in writing for CCIE Routing and Switching students. Starting package of 3-4 Lacs is guaranteed without appearing for any exam, based on your skills. After clearing CCIE Routing and Switching (Written + Lab) exam starting package of 5 Lacs and more is guaranteed.

Note: Placement guarantee is only applicable for graduates. Graduation may either be regular or distance and, in any stream, (Computers, Engineering, Commerce, Arts, Science, etc.).

Key Features of CCIE Routing and Switching Training:

  • Candidates are trained on Cisco Physical Devices.
  • CCIE Routing and Switching Concepts are explained theoretically and then practiced on the Cisco Physical Devices.
  • 24*7 Lab Access provided to the candidates.
  • Students have access to the rack from any part of the world.
  • 120+ hours of training in classroom with interactive whiteboard and projector.
  • Candidates can appear for the repeat class.
  • Classrooms are equipped with projectors, Wi-Fi connectivity, and Digital Pads.
  • Batches are available from early morning to late night.
  • Trainers/Mentors 24×7 availability.
  • Our Trainers are Cisco certified and highly experienced.
  • 100% Job placement guarantee program.
  • Personality Development Sessions
  • Interview Preparation
  • Resume writing by expert
  • Spoken English Session
  • Industry knowledge by Octa CCIE’s
  • Mock interview by team of technical experts.
Devices to be used during CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program:
  • Router: 1841, 2801, 2811
  • Switch: 2950, 3550, 3560, 3750
  • ISR Routers: 2900, 4000

Training Plan

Training Schedule
Weekdays (Mon-Fri) Weekend (Sat-Sun)
Duration 6 Months 8 Months
Hours 4 Hours / day 8 Hours / day
Fees 1,00,000+Taxes 1,00,000+Taxes
Training Mode Online/Onsite Online/Onsite

Group Discount
In a Group of 2 discount will be 10% per head
In a Group of 3 discount will be 15% per head
In a Group of 4 discount will be 20% per head

Trainer's Profile




Having a degree of M.Tech Computer Engineering with specialization in Networking Gold Medalist (University First) and BE Information Technology (Class First), Jadish had joined Octa Networks in 2017. He is a CCIE (R&S – Written), CCNP (R&S), CCNA (R&S) certified, highly experienced and extremely driven senior technical instructor and network consultant. He is young and dedicated trainer of the Octa Networks technical team and also one of the star trainer and passionate training professional.

He guides thousands of students across the world like INDIA, China, Kenya and UAE, Africa, CANADA, Pakistan, Australia and USA and builds a strong foundation of networking which serves a long way in gaining expertise. Jagdish has worked with TOP MNC IT company and ISP (Dimension data and Ishan Netsol) as a network Engineer for more than 3 years. Thus, have a deep understanding of multi vendor networking devices like Cisco, Juniper, extreme and huawei, Firewall, Checkpoint, ASA. In addition, he has a in depth knowledge of protocols like MPLS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IPv4, IPV6, SNMP, SYSLOG and Switching Technologies like RSTP, MSTP, STP, Ether channel, Flex link. He has also expert in QOS, Traffic engineering, ISIS and Multicasting.

He is an experienced mentor, he knows the requirements of students and guides them to the best. When he is not busy training students at Octa Networks, he spends hours and hours in drafting, practical workbooks for making CCNP journey easy for the students. He himself spends hours practicing in the labs to polish his skills and always learn new technologies




Munawar Khan,is a highly experienced and extremely driven Master Technical Instructor. He has been training networking courses for more than 15 years, teaching on a wide range of topics including Routing and Switching, Security, Collaboration and Checkpoint. Munawar Khan has delivered instructor led training’s in India as well as international countries like UAE, Qatar and East African Countries. In addition, he has been developing and updating the content for these courses. He has assisted many engineers in passing CCNA and CCNP examinations and securing their certifications.




Lab Facility

CCIE Routing & Switching Integrated Course Details

Target Audience:

  • All Undergraduates/Graduates from BCA, BE, BSC, BCOM, BA Background or Diploma Holders who are interested in Networking Domain are eligible for CCIE R&S Zero to Hero program.
  • Professionals in the IT and Technologies sector who wish to specialize their knowledge and acquire an internationally recognized professional certification.


  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge
  • Good understanding of network fundamentals

Topics Covered:

1.0 Layer 2 Technologies

1.1 LAN switching technologies


  • 1.1.a Implement and troubleshoot switch administration                  
    • 1.1.a [i] Managing MAC address table
    • 1.1.a [ii] errdisable recovery
    • 1.1.a [iii] L2 MTU
  • 1.1.b Implement and troubleshoot layer 2 protocols                  
    • 1.1.b [i] CDP, LLDP
    • 1.1.b [ii] UDLD
  • 1.1.c Implement and troubleshoot VLAN                  
    • 1.1.c [i] access ports
    • 1.1.c [ii] VLAN database
    • 1.1.c [iii] normal, extended VLAN, voice VLAN
  • 1.1.d Implement and troubleshoot trunking                  
    • 1.1.d [i] VTPv1, VTPv2, VTPv3, VTP pruning
    • 1.1.d [ii] dot1Q
    • 1.1.d [iii] Native VLAN
    • 1.1.d [iv] Manual pruning
  • 1.1.e Implement and troubleshoot etherchannel                  
    • 1.1.e [i] LACP, PAgP, manual
    • 1.1.e [ii] layer 2, layer 3
    • 1.1.e [iii] load-balancing
    • 1.1.e [iv] etherchannel misconfiguration guard
  • 1.1.f Implement and troubleshoot spanning-tree                  
    • 1.1.f [i] PVST+/RPVST+/MST
    • 1.1.f [ii] switch priority, port priority, path cost, STP timers
    • 1.1.f [iii] port fast, BPDUguard, BPDUfilter
    • 1.1.f [iv] loopguard, rootguard
  • 1.1.g Implement and troubleshoot other LAN switching technologies                  
    • 1.1.g [i] SPAN, RSPAN, ERSPAN

1.2 Layer 2 Multicast


  • 1.2.a Implement and troubleshoot IGMP                         
    • 1.2.a [I] IGMPv1, IGMPv2, IGMPv3
    • 1.2.a [ii] IGMP snooping
    • 1.2.a [iii] IGMP querier
    • 1.2.a [iv] IGMP filter
    • 1.2.a [v] IGMP proxy

1.3 Layer 2 WAN circuit technologies


  • 1.3.a Implement and troubleshoot HDLC
  • 1.3.b Implement and troubleshoot PPP                
    • 1.3.b [i] authentication [PAP, CHAP]
    • 1.3.b [ii] PPPoE
    • 1.3.b [iii] MLPPP

1.4 Troubleshooting layer 2 technologies


  • 1.4.a Use IOS troubleshooting tools                  
    • 1.4.a [i] debug, conditional debug
    • 1.4.a [ii] ping, traceroute with extended options
    • 1.4.a [iii] Embedded packet capture
  • 1.4.b Apply troubleshooting methodologies                  
    • 1.4.b [i] Diagnose the root cause of networking issue [analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause]
    • 1.4.b [ii] Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
    • 1.4.b [iii] Verify and monitor resolution
  • 1.4.c Interpret packet capture                  
    • 1.4.c [i] Using wireshark trace analyzer
    • 1.4.c [ii] Using IOS embedded packet capture

2.0 Layer 3 Technologies

2.1 Addressing technologies


  • 2.1.a Identify, implement and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and sub-netting                  
    • 2.1.a [i] Address types, VLSM
    • 2.1.a [ii] ARP
  • 2.1.b Identify, implement and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing and sub-netting                
    • 2.1.b [i] Unicast, multicast
    • 2.1.b [ii] EUI-64
    • 2.1.b [iii] ND, RS/RA
    • 2.1.b [iv] Autoconfig/SLAAC temporary addresses [RFC4941]
    • 2.1.b [v] Global prefix configuration feature

2.2 Layer 3 Multicast


  • 2.2.a Troubleshoot reverse path forwarding                  
    • 2.2.a [i] RPF failure
    • 2.2.a[ii] RPF failure with tunnel interface
  • 2.2.b Implement and troubleshoot IPv4 protocol independent multicast                  
    • 2.2.b [i] PIM dense mode, sparse mode, sparse-dense mode
    • 2.2.b [ii] Static RP, auto-RP, BSR
    • 2.2.b [iii] Bidirectional PIM
    • 2.2.b [iv] Source-specific multicast
    • 2.2.b [v] Group to RP mapping
    • 2.2.b [vi] Multicast boundary
  • 2.2.c Implement and troubleshoot multicast source discovery protocol                
    • 2.2.c.[i] Intra-domain MSDP [anycast RP]
    • 2.2.c.[ii] SA filter

2.3 Fundamental routing concepts


  • 2.3.a Implement and troubleshoot static routing
  • 2.3.b Implement and troubleshoot default routing
  • 2.3.c Compare routing protocol types                  
    • 2.3.c [i] distance vector
    • 2.3.c [ii] link state
    • 2.3.c [iii] path vector
  • 2.3.d Implement, optimize and troubleshoot administrative distance
  • 2.3.e Implement and troubleshoot passive interface
  • 2.3.f Implement and troubleshoot VRF lite
  • 2.3.g Implement, optimize and troubleshoot filtering with any routing protocol
  • 2.3.h Implement, optimize and troubleshoot redistribution between any routing protocol
  • 2.3.i Implement, optimize and troubleshoot manual and auto summarization with any routing protocol
  • 2.3.j Implement, optimize and troubleshoot policy-based routing
  • 2.3.k Identify and troubleshoot sub-optimal routing
  • 2.3.l Implement and troubleshoot bidirectional forwarding detection
  • 2.3.m Implement and troubleshoot loop prevention mechanisms                  
    • 2.3.m [i] Route tagging, filtering
    • 2.3.m [ii] Split horizon
    • 2.3.m [iii] Route poisoning
  • 2.3.n Implement and troubleshoot routing protocol authentication                         
    • 2.3.n [i] MD5
    • 2.3.n [ii] key-chain
    • 2.3.n [iii] EIGRP HMAC SHA2-256bit
    • 2.3.n [iv] OSPFv2 SHA1-196bit
    • 2.3.n [v] OSPFv3 IPsec authentication

2.4 RIP v2


  • 2.4.a Implement and troubleshoot RIPv2

2.5 EIGRP [for IPv4 and IPv6]


  • 2.5.a Describe packet types                  
    • 2.5.a [i] Packet types [hello, query, update, and such]
    • 2.5.a [ii] Route types [internal, external]
  • 2.5.b Implement and troubleshoot neighbor relationship                  
    • 2.5.b [i] Multicast, unicast EIGRP peering
  • 2.5.c Implement and Troubleshoot Loop free path selection                  
    • 2.5.c [i] RD, FD, FC, successor, feasible successor
    • 2.5.c [ii] Classic metric
    • 2.5.c [iii] Wide metric
  • 2.5.d Implement and troubleshoot operations                  
    • 2.5.d [i] General operations
    • 2.5.d [ii] Topology table, update, query, active, passive
    • 2.5.d [iii] Stuck in active
    • 2.5.d [iv] Graceful shutdown
  • 2.5.e Implement and troubleshoot EIGRP stub                  
    • 2.5.e [i] stub
    • 2.5.e [ii] leak-map
  • 2.5.f Implement and troubleshoot load-balancing                  
    • 2.5.f [i] equal-cost
    • 2.5.f [ii] unequal-cost
    • 2.5.f [iii] add-path
  • 2.5.g Implement EIGRP [multi-address] named mode                  
    • 2.5.g [i] Types of families
    • 2.5.g [ii] IPv4 address-family
    • 2.5.g [iii] IPv6 address-family
  • 2.5.h Implement, troubleshoot and optimize EIGRP convergence and scalability                
    • 2.5.h [i] Describe fast convergence requirements
    • 2.5.h [ii] Control query boundaries
    • 2.5.h [iii] IP FRR/fast reroute [single hop]
    • 2.5.h [iv] Summary leak-map
    • 2.5.h [v] Summary metric

2.6 OSPF [v2 and v3]


  • 2.6.a Describe packet types                  
    • 2.6.a [i] LSA types [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9]
    • 2.6.a [ii] Route types [N1, N2, E1, E2]
  • 2.6.b Implement and troubleshoot neighbor relationship
  • 2.6.c Implement and troubleshoot OSPFv3 address-family support                  
    • 2.6.c [i] IPv4 address-family
    • 2.6.c [ii] IPv6 address-family
  • 2.6.d Implement and troubleshoot network types, area types and router types                  
    • 2.6.d [i] Point-to-point, multipoint, broadcast, non-broadcast
    • 2.6.d [ii] LSA types, area type: backbone, normal, transit, stub, NSSA, totally stub
    • 2.6.d [iii] Internal router, ABR, ASBR
    • 2.6.d [iv] Virtual link
  • 2.6.e Implement and troubleshoot path preference
  • 2.6.f Implement and troubleshoot operations                  
    • 2.6.f [i] General operations
    • 2.6.f [ii] Graceful shutdown
    • 2.6.f [iii] GTSM [generic TTL security mechanism]
  • 2.6.g Implement, troubleshoot and optimize OSPF convergence and scalability                
    • 2.6.g [i] Metrics
    • 2.6.g [ii] LSA throttling, SPF tuning, fast hello
    • 2.6.g [iii] LSA propagation control [area types, ISPF]
    • 2.6.g [iv] IP FR/fast reroute [single hop]
    • 2.6.g [v] LFA/loop-free alternative [multi hop]
    • 2.6.g [vi] OSPFv3 prefix suppression

2.7 BGP


  • 2.7.a Describe, implement and troubleshoot peer relationships                  
    • 2.7.a [i] Peer-group, template
    • 2.7.a [ii] Active, passive
    • 2.7.a [iii] States, timers
    • 2.7.a [iv] Dynamic neighbors
  • 2.7.b Implement and troubleshoot IBGP and EBGP                  
    • 2.7.b [i] EBGP, IBGP
    • 2.7.b [ii] 4 bytes AS number
    • 2.7.b [iii] Private AS
  • 2.7.c Explain attributes and best-path selection
  • 2.7.d Implement, optimize and troubleshoot routing policies                  
    • 2.7.d [i] Attribute manipulation
    • 2.7.d [ii] Conditional advertisement
    • 2.7.d [iii] Outbound route filtering
    • 2.7.d [iv] Communities, extended communities
    • 2.7.d [v] Multi-homing
  • 2.7.e Implement and troubleshoot scalability                  
    • 2.7.e [i] Route-reflector, cluster
    • 2.7.e [ii] Confederations
    • 2.7.e [iii] Aggregation, AS set
  • 2.7.f Implement and troubleshoot multi-protocol BGP                  
    • 2.7.f [i] IPv4, IPv6, VPN address-family
  • 2.7.g Implement and troubleshoot AS path manipulations                  
    • 2.7.g [i] Local AS, allow AS in, remove private AS
    • 2.7.g [ii] Prepend
    • 2.7.g [iii] Regexp
  • 2.7.h Implement and Troubleshoot Other Features                
    • 2.7.h [i] Multipath
    • 2.7.h [ii] BGP synchronization
    • 2.7.h [iii] Soft reconfiguration, route refresh

2.8 Troubleshooting layer 3 technologies


  • 2.8.a Use IOS troubleshooting tools                  
    • 2.8.a [i] debug, conditional debug
    • 2.8.a [ii] ping, traceroute with extended options
    • 2.8.a [iii] Embedded packet capture
  • 2.8.b Apply troubleshooting methodologies                  
    • 2.8.b [i] Diagnose the root cause of networking issue [analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause]
    • 2.8.b [ii] Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
    • 2.8.b [iii] Verify and monitor resolution
  • 2.8.c Interpret packet capture                  
    • 2.8.c [i] Using wireshark trace analyzer
    • 2.8.c [ii] Using IOS embedded packet capture

3.0 VPN Technologies

3.1 Tunneling


  • 3.1.a Implement and troubleshoot MPLS operations                  
    • 3.1.a [i] Label stack, LSR, LSP
    • 3.1.a [ii] LDP
    • 3.1.a [iii] MPLS ping, MPLS traceroute
  • 3.1.b Implement and troubleshoot basic MPLS L3VPN                  
    • 3.1.b [i] L3VPN, CE, PE, P
    • 3.1.b [ii] Extranet [route leaking]
  • 3.1.c Implement and troubleshoot encapsulation                  
    • 3.1.c [i] GRE
    • 3.1.c [ii] Dynamic GRE
  • 3.1.d Implement and troubleshoot DMVPN [single hub]                  
    • 3.1.d [i] NHRP
    • 3.1.d [ii] DMVPN with IPsec using preshared key
    • 3.1.d [iii] QoS profile
    • 3.1.d [iv] Pre-classify

3.2 Encryption


  • 3.2.a Implement and troubleshoot IPsec with preshared key                             
    • 3.2.a [i] IPv4 site to IPv4 site
    • 3.2.a [ii] IPv6 in IPv4 tunnels
    • 3.2.a [iii] Virtual tunneling interface [VTI]

3.3 Troubleshooting VPN technologies


  • 3.3.a Use IOS troubleshooting tools                  
    • 3.3.a [i] debug, conditional debug
    • 3.3.a [ii] ping, traceroute with extended options
    • 3.3.a [iii] Embedded packet capture
  • 3.3.b Apply troubleshooting methodologies                  
    • 3.3.b [i] Diagnose the root cause of networking issue [analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause]
    • 3.3.b [ii] Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
    • 3.3.b [iii] Verify and monitor resolution
  • 3.3.c Interpret packet capture                  
    • 3.3.c [i] Using wireshark trace analyzer
    • 3.3.c [ii] Using IOS embedded packet capture

4.0 Infrastructure Security

4.1 Device security


  • 4.1.a Implement and troubleshoot IOS AAA using local database
  • 4.1.b Implement and troubleshoot device access control                  
    • 4.1.b [i] Lines [VTY, AUX, console]
    • 4.1.b [ii] SNMP
    • 4.1.b [iii] Management plane protection
    • 4.1.b [iv] Password encryption
  • 4.1.c Implement and troubleshoot control plane policing

4.2 Network security


  • 4.2.a Implement and troubleshoot switch security features                  
    • 4.2.a [i] VACL, PACL
    • 4.2.a [ii] Stormcontrol
    • 4.2.a [iii] DHCP snooping
    • 4.2.a [iv] IP source-guard
    • 4.2.a [v] Dynamic ARP inspection
    • 4.2.a [vi] Port-security
    • 4.2.a [vii] Private VLAN
  • 4.2.b Implement and troubleshoot router security features                  
    • 4.2.b [i] IPv4 access control lists [standard, extended, time-based]
    • 4.2.b [ii] IPv6 traffic filter
    • 4.2.b [iii] Unicast reverse path forwarding
  • 4.2.c Implement and troubleshoot IPv6 first hop security                         
    • 4.2.c [i] RA guard
    • 4.2.c [ii] DHCP guard
    • 4.2.c [iii] Binding table
    • 4.2.c [iv] Device tracking
    • 4.2.c [v] ND inspection/snooping
    • 4.2.c [vi] Source guard
    • 4.2.c [vii] PACL

4.3 Troubleshooting infrastructure security


  • 4.3.a Use IOS troubleshooting tools                  
    • 4.3.a [i] debug, conditional debug
    • 4.3.a [ii] ping, traceroute with extended options
    • 4.3.a [iii] Embedded packet capture
    • 4.3.b Apply troubleshooting methodologies
    • 4.3.b [i] Diagnose the root cause of networking issue [analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause]
    • 4.3.b [ii] Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
    • 4.3.b [iii] Verify and monitor resolution
  • 4.3.c Interpret packet capture                  
    • 4.3.c [i] Using wireshark trace analyzer
    • 4.3.c [ii] Using IOS embedded packet capture

5.0 Infrastructure Services

5.1 System management


  • 5.1.a Implement and troubleshoot device management                  
    • 5.1.a [i] Console and VTY
    • 5.1.a [ii] telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, SCP
    • 5.1.a [iii] [T]FTP
  • 5.1.b Implement and troubleshoot SNMP                  
    • 5.1.b [i] v2c, v3
  • 5.1.c Implement and troubleshoot logging                           
    • 5.1.c [i] Local logging, syslog, debug, conditional debug
    • 5.1.c [ii] Timestamp

5.2 Quality of service


  • 5.2.a Implement and troubleshoot end to end QoS                  
    • 5.2.a [i] CoS and DSCP mapping
  • 5.2.b Implement, optimize and troubleshoot QoS using MQC                         
    • 5.2.b [i] Classification
    • 5.2.b [ii] Network based application recognition [NBAR]
    • 5.2.b [iii] Marking using IP precedence, DSCP, CoS, ECN
    • 5.2.b [iv] Policing, shaping
    • 5.2.b [v] Congestion management [queuing]
    • 5.2.b [vi] HQoS, sub-rate ethernet link
    • 5.2.b [vii] Congestion avoidance [WRED]

5.3 Network services


  • 5.3.a Implement and troubleshoot first-hop redundancy protocols                  
    • 5.3.a [i] HSRP, GLBP, VRRP
    • 5.3.a [ii] Redundancy using IPv6 RS/RA
  • 5.3.b Implement and troubleshoot network time protocol                  
    • 5.3.b [i] NTP master, client, version 3, version 4
    • 5.3.b [ii] NTP authentication
  • 5.3.c Implement and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP                  
    • 5.3.c [i] DHCP client, IOS DHCP server, DHCP relay
    • 5.3.c [ii] DHCP options
    • 5.3.c [iii] DHCP protocol operations
    • 5.3.c [iv] SLAAC/DHCPv6 interaction
    • 5.3.c [v] Stateful, stateless DHCPv6
    • 5.3.c [vi] DHCPv6 prefix delegation
  • 5.3.d Implement and troubleshoot IPv4 network address translation                
    • 5.3.d [i] Static NAT, dynamic NAT, policy-based NAT, PAT
    • 5.3.d [ii] NAT ALG

5.4 Network optimization


  • 5.4.a Implement and troubleshoot IP SLA                  
    • 5.4.a [i] ICMP, UDP, jitter, VoIP
  • 5.4.b Implement and troubleshoot tracking object                  
    • 5.4.b [i] Tracking object, tracking list
    • 5.4.b [ii] Tracking different entities [e.g. interfaces, routes, IPSLA, and such]
  • 5.4.c Implement and troubleshoot netflow                
    • 5.4.c [i] Netflow v5, v9
    • 5.4.c [ii] Local retrieval
    • 5.4.c [iii] Export [configuration only]
    • 5.4.d Implement and troubleshoot embedded event manager
    • 5.4.d [i] EEM policy using applet

5.5 Troubleshooting infrastructure services


  • 5.5.a Use IOS troubleshooting tools                  
    • 5.5.a [i] debug, conditional debug
    • 5.5.a [ii] ping, traceroute with extended options
    • 5.5.a [iii] Embedded packet capture
  • 5.5.b Apply troubleshooting methodologies                  
    • 5.5.b [i] Diagnose the root cause of networking issue [analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause]
    • 5.5.b [ii] Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
    • 5.5.b [iii] Verify and monitor resolution
  • 5.5.c Interpret packet capture        
    • 5.5.c [i] Using wireshark trace analyzer
    • 5.5.c [ii] Using IOS embedded packet capture

Candidates need to undertake below exam

Exam Name: Exam Code Fees Duration: Registration:
CCIE Routing & Switching Written 400-101
(90-110 questions)
$450 120 minutes Pearson VUE

Lab Exam Details

The lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which requires you to configure and troubleshoot a series of complex networks to given specifications. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE Collaboration lab exam.

Lab Exam can be booked once CCIE Written exam is cleared

Upon completing this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

Perform expert-level
  • tasks involving both configuring and troubleshooting WAN technologies and switched Ethernet networks
  • involving both configuring and troubleshooting RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF
  • for both configuring and troubleshooting route redistribution
  • for both configuring and troubleshooting BGP
  • for both configuring and troubleshooting MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
  • for both configuring and troubleshooting IPv4 multicast
  • for both configuring and troubleshooting IPv6 unicast and multicast connectivity
  • for both configuring and troubleshooting router QoS using the MQC
  • tasks for both configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series QoS
Resolve expert-level
  • tasks for both configuring and troubleshooting IP services
  • Layer 2 and DMVPN task analysis, configuration and troubleshooting issues
  • core task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • BGP issues from both a configuration and troubleshooting perspective
  • MPLS L3 VPN configuration tasks
  • multicast task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • IP connectivity issues regardless of whether they involve IPv4 or IPv6
  • router MQC QoS task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • Network Services task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • multitopic core and advanced task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues

Candidates will have Employment Opportunities with following Job Title:

  • Network Engineers
  • Networking Administrators
  • Network Support Engineers
  • Network Consultant
  • Technical Consultant


Upcoming Batches
Weekday Batch :
1 october 2018

Routing and Switching Zero to Hero Demo Videos

Frequently Asked Question

What is CCIE Routing and Switching?

CCIE stands for Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert. CCIE Routing and Switching certification is for expert-level engineers who need to plan, operate and troubleshoot complex, converged network infrastructures.

What is the scope of CCIE Routing and Switching?

Benefits are great for being a CCIE Routing and Switching Expert. The salary would be among the top paid roles in industry, job role opportunities are better, great reputation and respect among co-workers & within company, highly rewarding career.

What are prerequisites for CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program?

There are currently no prerequisites for a CCIE Routing and Switching Integrated Course.
Preferred Knowledge –
• Basic computer literacy
• Basic PC operating system navigation skills
• Basic Internet usage skills
• Basic IP address knowledge
• Good understanding of network fundamentals

How can Octa Networks give an edge over other training institutes?

Octa Networks provides real Cisco devices for lab practice; CCIE certified trainers who are highly experienced and updated learning materials for all the candidates. 24×7 access to lab facility with 100% assistance for placements.

I am a commerce graduate can I still opt for this CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero

Yes. Any Undergraduates/Graduates from BCA, BE, BSC, BCOM, BA Background or Diploma Holders who are interested in Networking Domain are eligible for CCIE Routing and Switching Zero to Hero program.

What features should an aspirant consider while choosing a training institute for CCIE certification
course preparation?

There are various important features to be considered while choosing the best institute for CCIE Certification course preparation. First of all, a candidate should visit the training institute physically to verify the lab facilities. Some of the key features recommend would be
• Real Cisco Devices for training
• CCIE Certified trainers
• CCIE success results
• Job Placements
• Reviews from existing candidates
• 24×7 Lab access facility

How to get recertified in CCIE Routing & Switching? Is it necessary?

CCIEs are required to recertify every two years.
• To maintain active status, every 24-months CCIEs have the flexibility and option to recertify using one of the options below before the certification expiration date:
• Earn the required credits through the Cisco Continuing Education Program, or
• Pass any current CCIE Written Exam OR CCIE Lab Exam, or
• Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
• Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications

How many exams does the CCIE routing and switching certification exam consist of?

Written and Lab Exam.

How many questions does the CCIE routing and switching Written exam consist of?

90 – 110 questions

What are the facilities that Octa Networks provide for CCIE Routing and Switching Certification?

We provide lab training facility in Asia with 24×7 Lab access with rack and lab administrator guide. We offer great value for money to all our candidates through Personality development sessions. Our training is best in Mumbai and our trainers are CCIE Certified.

Is online mode available for the CCIE Routing and Switching training?

Yes. The batches are available in both weekdays as well as weekends in morning and evening sessions

How much am I expected to earn once I get CCIE Routing & Switching Certified?

Fresher may earn between 5,00,000 – 7,00,000 INR which may increase significantly with work experience, improved hands-on skills and other related factors.

What is the exam code of CCIE Routing & Switching Written Exam?


Reviews & Comments

Student Reviews

Yesterday we learned the basics of BGP including property, message types, states,role of igp into bgp and Rathod sir explained how messages are involved with states of bgp.
I left the class after half session because of office work 😞 and could not attend the remaining last 45 minuets.
But one thing is best and will be always best that our Trainer Jagdish Sir is always in positive mode and clear our doubt positively.
Thank you Jagdish sir, Arshad Sir and Octa networks for providing such an opportunity to learn the technology.
Jagdish Sir is doing his best in all session with same energy……….

My self Krishnendu form Kolkata i have attended CCNA Service provider and CCNP routing and Switching training from Octa Network. My trainer is Mr jagdish Rathod. He teaches us everything in detail. Today we have competed HSRP, VRRP and GLBP theory as well as Practical sessions. I have cleared all my doubts related to HSRP. Thank you Octa Networks, Rathod Jagdish, Arshad Dhunna, and Joaquim Fernandes sir.

I have attended the CCNA Wireless 8am-10am class.I learnt about RRM and AP group RF. Mr.Vibhor Sir explained these concept in very well manner.He keeps the session very interactive and solves all the queries raised by Students.Thanks Octa networks for providing such a talented mentor.

Thank You Octa Networks arshad Dhunna and Joaquim Fernandes for providing this Great Opportunity.

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First of all I am giving 100/100 and I strongly recommended Octa Networks to all from this entire world that if want to start your carrier in Networking field (it doesn’t matter you are from technical background on not) Octa Networks will makes you champion in Networking (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE in all tracks).

Wish you all the best Octa Networks. Arshad Dhunna. Rathod Jagdish.

Amitesh Arnav, India

Attending CCNA Security class from Manuhar Khan, he is delivering very good security lecture, very polite & answer all the queries. One thing that I must tell you about him, his example are really interesting by relating real environment, That you can’t forget easily.

Recommending OCTA NETWORKS

Shan Vel

Octa network is such great place . To hole world global training Centre . I such a trainer is Jagdish Rathore sir provide training CCNA. / CCNP/ CCIE tramendous.. there his mind set .it’s great mentor , trainer , motivations .he is practically Person. Repeated every dout particular topic Clear..

Gaurav Kabre

Currently, I am taking CCNA Data Center training which is lead by Mr. Ronak Vyas. I appreciate his efforts in guiding and explaining the DC concepts. Also, he answers all the questions or doubts raised by the participants after explaining the topic.

Mr.Ronak very well explained step by step on concepts like UCS, OTV and VPC in Lab rack setup practically.
Thanks Octa Networks

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