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The syllabus covers the following subject areas:
- ARM architecture (30%)
- Software development (30%)
- Software optimization (15%)
- System (10%)
- Software debug (8%)
- Implementation (7%)
The exam is available at any one of 6000 Authorized Prometric Test Center (APTCs) worldwide, as a computer-based test on a dedicated test platform. You will complete an exam consisting of 70 multiple-choice questions, under the supervision of a Prometric representative. You will have one hour to complete the test, but you should allow for at least 90 minutes in the Test Center. For more information about the examination process, please check the FAQs page.
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If you think you are ready to test yourself with some sample questions from the AAE certification exam, click on the Mock Test links below. Answers are also provided in a separate document for each test. Please note that there are only ten questions in each mock test. A real test would consist of 70 questions.
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