ADO.NET 3.5 MCTS Beta Exam

Just received my MSDN Flash Special Edition regarding Invitation for ADO.NET 3.5 MCTS Exam today. The beta period will run from March 14, 2008 – April 4, 2008

71-561: TS: Microsoft .NET 3.5, ADO.NET Application Development counts as credit towards the following certification(s).

Register thru Prometric

Promo Code : 561B1

Beta exams are by invitation and not available to the general public but there have been some posting on the promo code so might as well have it too.

Also posting some additional information included in the the invitation here (and other resources as I will try to prepare for this exam too)

Preparation Guide :

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There seems to be no prep guide available yet but even if you won't take the exam, it's always a good idea to stay ahead of the curve.
And here are some info about beta exams