Your Roadmap to Success: 6 Steps to Prep for the NCP-MCI Certification Exam

  • 7 March 2024
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Your Roadmap to Success: 6 Steps to Prep for the NCP-MCI Certification Exam
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Are you preparing for the NCP-MCI certification exam or thinking about pursuing it? Continue reading to find out 6 ways to prepare.


Nutanix certifications are a great way to prove your knowledge, position yourself for advancement, and stand out in a competitive job market. Our popular Nutanix Certified Professional - Multicloud Infrastructure (NCP-MCI) certification validates your skills and abilities to complete routine Nutanix tasks, including deploying and managing virtual infrastructure components and VMs, performing operational maintenance tasks, and initiating disaster recovery. It was also ranked the #8 top paying IT certification for two years in a row!

In this blog we’ll focus on the 6 steps you can take to prepare for the exam to help ensure your success.

  1. Enroll in Training: The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Administration (ECA) course will deepen your knowledge as you grow in your career as a Nutanix administrator. Designed with Prism Central as the focal point, this course illustrates the breadth and depth of Nutanix’s centralized management capabilities, and allows you to explore the wide variety of features that are available in this one, single web console. Enroll in the free self-paced online course, or the paid 4-day instructor-led course that comes with hands-on labs and free exam voucher.
  2. Study the Exam Blueprint Guide: The NCP-MCI Exam Blueprint Guide walks you through the exam outline and key topics you’ll be asked about on the exam, plus it includes links to PDFs, KB articles, blog posts, and other references to help you prepare.
  3. Take the Practice Exam: The practice exam questions are developed alongside the live exam questions with the same level of difficulty. This free quiz will help familiarize yourself with the test-taking experience and identify areas where you need to focus your studies on. For steps on how to access the practice exam, check out our blog Study like a Pro with Practice Exams on Nutanix University.
  4. Enroll in Exam Prep: Want to prepare for your exam with an instructor's help? Check out our NCP-MCI Exam Prep course that includes over 50 practice questions and comes with a free NCP-MCI exam voucher.
  5. Watch Instructional Videos: The NCP-MCI Exam Prep playlist available on the Nutanix University Youtube channel is full of technical demos and how-to videos relevant to the exam. Make sure to subscribe to the channel to stay up to date on the latest videos.
  6. Ask the Community: The Certification Forum is a great way to communicate with your peers. If you’re stumped on a particular topic, post your question in the Certification Forum and a member of the certification community will help you find the answer.


Achieving the NCP-MCI certification will validate your skills in this fast-paced industry. We hope you’ll use these steps to prepare and help ensure your success on the exam.

Comment below to share your own NCP-MCI certification exam experience and study tips. 👇


This article was written by Karlie Beil, Sr. Customer Marketing Specialist.


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@Karlie Beil  - Will we get free exam voucher once we complete ECA -Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Administration (ECA) 

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@STCS if you enroll in the instructor-led class you will receive an exam voucher.