AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam is designed for individuals who have an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, whether in a technical or non-technical role.

Earning this AWS Certification shows:

  • You can define the basic global infrastructure and core characteristics of deploying and operating the AWS Cloud.
  • You know basic AWS Cloud architectural principles and understand the AWS Cloud value proposition.
  • You can describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases, basic security and compliance aspects, and the shared responsibility model.
  • You understand billing, account management, and pricing models.

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Exam content outline

Domain 1: Cloud Concepts (26%)
Domain 2: Security and Compliance (25%)
Domain 3: Technology (33%)
Domain 4: Billing and Pricing (16%)

Response types

Multiple choice: Has one correct response and three incorrect responses (distractors)
Multiple response: Has two correct responses out of five or more response options

Exam Details


65 questions; multiple choice, multiple answer



Delivery Method

Testing center or online proctored exam


90 minutes to complete the exam


100 USD (Practice Exam: 20 USD) funding options


Available in English, Indonesian (Bahasa), Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese

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