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ABAP Certification and Learning

Hi everybody ,

I have just entered the SAP world , I meen i have got a job in functional domain and I am intrested in ABAP (Programming) .

I would like to do certification and learn ABAP .

My questions are :

1> What are good centers for learning ABAP from Pune and Mumbai on any where in India ?

2> I have a background in Java , can I learn ABAP on my own ? If yes how ?

3> What kind of certifications are offered in ABAP ?

Please reply soon,

Regards,

Nikhil Pavagadhi

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    Aug 17, 2007 at 05:16 AM

    Hi,

    You go for Siemens training material. From the following link you can download material:

    http://www.sapbrainsonline.com/TUTORIALS/TECHNICAL/ABAP_tutorial.html

    Regards,

    Bhaskar

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    Aug 17, 2007 at 05:18 AM

    Hi,

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    certification ..</b>

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    This is link from SAP about ABAP certification

    http://www50.sap.com/useducation/certification/curriculum.asp?rid=351

    http://www.sapteched.com/india/confactivities/certexam.htm

    http://www50.sap.com/useducation/certification/curriculum.asp?rid=351

    There is a pdf called ABAP certification.

    http://www.esnips.com/web/SAP-ABAP?

    You can try www.sapdoamin.com

    They provide Certification simulation questions which are very useful and a must try site.

    Have a look at below link for mySAP Technology - ABAP Workbench

    https://websmp206.sap-ag.de/~sapidp/011000358700000746472003E

    Have a look at below link for SAP NetWeaver - ABAP Workbench

    http://www30.sap.com/hk/services/education/pdf/cert/ABAPWB.pdf

    The certification test consists of questions from the areas specified below:

    Topic Areas

    1. mySAP.com Technologies ➕

    - mySAP.com

    - Navigation (system handling)

    - Technical setup of an SAP system

    - System-wide concepts

    2. ABAP Workbench Basics (++)

    - Data types and data objects

    - Internal tables

    - Data retrieval (authorization check)

    - Subroutines

    - The ABAP Runtime System

    - Function groups and function modules

    - Program calls and data transfer

    3. ABAP Objects (++)

    - Classes and objects

    - Inheritance

    - Casting

    - Interfaces

    - Events

    - Global classes and interfaces

    - Exception handling

    - Dynamic programming

    4. ABAP Dictionary (++)

    - Database tables

    - Performance for table access

    - Consistency through input check (foreigh key dependency)

    - Dependency of ABAP Dictionary objects

    - Views

    - Search help

    5. Techniqes for List Generation (++)

    - Data output to lists

    - Selection screen

    - Logical database

    - Program-specific data retrieval

    - Data formatting and control level processing

    - Storage of lists and background processing

    - Interactive lists

    6. Dialog Programming (++)

    - Screen (basics)

    - User interface (GUI title, GUI status)

    - Screen elements for output (text fields, status icons, and group boxes)

    - Screen elements for input/output

    - Subscreen and tabstrip control

    - Table control

    - Context menu

    - Dialog programming lists

    7. Database Changes ➕

    - Database updates with Open SQL

    - LUWs and Client/Server Architecture

    - SAP locking concept

    - Organizing database changes

    - Complex LUW processing

    - Number assignment

    - Change-document creation

    8. Enhancements and Modifications ➕

    - Changes in SAP Standards

    - Personalization

    - Enhancements to Dictionary elements

    - Enhancements using customer exits

    - Business Transaction Events

    - Business Add-Ins

    - Modifications

    Weighting Key in the Test:

    + = 1 - 10%

    ++ = 11 - 20%

    +++ = over 20%

    Regards,

    Priyanka.

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    Aug 17, 2007 at 09:01 AM

    HI,

    The course descriptions can be found via the education wizard (http://www50.sap.com/useducation/find/wizard.asp)

    or the course index (http://www50.sap.com/useducation/find/courseindex.asp)

    For the ABAP workbench (BC400) it gives:

    http://www50.sap.com/useducation/curriculum/course.asp?cid=60131727

    Abap Objects (BC401):

    http://www50.sap.com/useducation/curriculum/course.asp?cid=60167031

    ...

    You can also try to skip the course and try to rely on experience and books like:

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0071341617/qid=1120754726/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/103-7699884-1772649

    and

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0970655401/qid=1120754835/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/103-7699884-1772649

    You can also refer to the topics for the certification

    https://websmp102.sap-ag.de/~sapidp/011000358700000499112003E

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    you try www.sapdomain.com

    They provide Certification simulation questions which are veryuseful and a must try site.

    Regards,

    Padmam.

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    Aug 17, 2007 at 09:20 AM

    Hi Nikhil,

    Please check the following link. This is suffice.

    https://websmp108.sap-ag.de/~sapidp/011000358700002412512003#solud0

    Regs,

    Venkat

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    Aug 17, 2007 at 09:30 AM

    Here is ABAP Certification Syllabus:

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    SAP Consultant Certification

    Development Consultant SAP NetWeaver 2004 – Application Development Focus ABAP

    Software components: SAP Web Application Server 6.40

    Certification exam is included in course TAW12 and is also offered separately at many SAP locations.

    Certification ID (Booking code): C_TAW12_04

    Certification duration: 3 hours

    Number of certification questions: 80

    Required certificates for participation in this certification test: None

    Courses for certification preparation: TAW10 (ABAP Workbench Fundamentals); TAW12 (ABAP Workbench Concepts)

    Please note that you are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

    The certification test Development Consultant SAP NetWeaver 2004– Application Development Focus ABAP verifies the knowledge in the area of the SAP NetWeaver for the consultant profile Application Development Focus ABAP. This certificate proves that the candidate has a basic understanding within this consultant profile, and can implement this knowledge practically in projects.

    The certification test consists of questions from the areas specified below:

    Topic Areas

    1. SAP Technologies ➕

    SAP systems (mySAP Business Suite and SAP NetWeaver)

    Technical structure of an SAP Web Application Server

    2. ABAP Workbench Basics (++)

    Data types and data objects (declaration)

    Internal tables

    Data retrieval (authorization check)

    Subroutines

    Function groups and function modules

    Program calls and memory management

    3. Advanced ABAP (++)

    ABAP runtime

    Data types and data objects (usage)

    Open SQL (high-performance programming)

    Dynamic programming

    4. ABAP Objects (++)

    Classes and objects

    Inheritance

    Polymorphism (casting)

    Interfaces

    Events

    Global classes and interfaces

    Exception handling

    Shared objects

    5. ABAP Dictionary (++)

    Database tables

    Performance for table accesses

    Consistency by means of input check (foreign key dependency)

    Dependency for ABAP Dictionary objects

    Views

    Search helps

    6. List Creation Techniques (++)

    Data output in lists

    Selection screen

    Logical database

    Interactive lists

    List creation with the ALV grid control:

    - Simple lists

    - Field catalog

    - Layout

    - Event handling

    7. Dialog Programming (++)

    Screen (basics)

    Program interface (GUI title, GUI status)

    Screen elements for output (text fields, status icons, and group boxes)

    Screen elements for input/output

    Subscreen and tabstrip control

    Table control

    Context menu

    Lists in dialog programming

    8. Database Changes ➕

    Database updates with open SQL

    LUWs and client/server architecture

    SAP locking concept

    Organize database changes

    Complex LUW processing

    Number assignment

    Change document creation

    9. Enhancements and Modifications ➕

    Changes to the standard SAP system

    Personalization

    Enhancements to ABAP Dictionary elements

    Enhancements via customer exits

    Business Transaction Events

    Business Add-Ins

    Modifications

    Amount of questions by topic (as percentage of test):

    + = 1 - 10%

    ++ = 11 - 20%

    +++ = over 20%

    No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Copyright © SAP AG 2005.

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    https://websmp108.sap-ag.de/~sapidp/011000358700006455222004E

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    ABAP Certification Material

    If you can get Seimens Training Material, that will be enough for Certification Preparation(It includes 5 Books)

    http://www.sapbrain.com/TUTORIALS/TECHNICAL/ABAP_tutorial.html

    http://www.sap.com/services/education/certification/index.epx

    https://websmp203.sap-ag.de/~sapidp/011000358700005093992004E

    https://websmp203.sap-ag.de/~sapidp/011000358700006455222004E

    http://www.sapdomain.com/certification.php

    http://www.sapprofessionals.org/files/ABAP%20CERTIFICATION%20QUESTIONS.doc

    regards,

    srinivas

    *reward for useful answers*</b>

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    Aug 28, 2007 at 10:24 AM

    Hi All,

    Thank you for your excellent replies !!

    Regards,

    Nikhil Pavagadhi

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