Certified Green IT Master
AACPS Certified Green IT Master is based on the AACPS Body of Knowledge (BOK) for Green IT which combines the concepts, principles, tools, techniques and practices from the different Green IT techniques and approaches. This Master certification tests your knowledge in the basics of Green IT practices and ensures that you can be a valuable member of Green IT teams.
Green computing, green IT is the study and practice of environmentally sustainable computing or IT. This includes "designing, manufacturing, using, and disposing of computers, servers, and associated subsystems—such as monitors, printers, storage devices, and networking and communications systems — efficiently and effectively with minimal or no impact on the environment.
The goals of green computing or IT are similar to green chemistry. Green IT focusses on reducing the use of hazardous materials, maximize energy efficiency during the product's lifetime, and promoting the recyclability factor in IT.
Many corporate IT departments have green computing or Green IT initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of their IT operations. Green IT and its services present opportunities to deliver low carbon footprints and mitigate carbon emissions.
AACPS Certified Green IT Master Exam is based on the AACPS Body of Knowledge for Green IT. The certification has three components - Theory based exam which contains multiple-choice questions from each major section of the AACPS Body of Knowledge for Green IT, a presentation based on a case study and review of candidate profile by AACPS Subject Matter Experts. Exam is been closely monitored and proctored by the Accredited Examination Partners in more than 6000+ Accredited Training and Examination Partners located within 92 countries throughout the world.
Theory Based Exam
Duration : 4 hours
Total Questions : 150
Passing Score : 90 Questions (60%)
Case Study and Presentation
The candidate will have to answer questions based on the case study and defend his decisions / interpretations before an AACPS representative panel of 2 members. The case study will be sent to the candidate 2 days in advance
Duration for Case study : 1 hour
Total Weightage : 150 marks
Passing Score: 90 marks (60%)
Candidates will have to submit their profile exhibiting their extent of understanding of the practical application of Green IT. The profile will be evaluated by the Subject Matter Experts of AACPS.
In order to achieve the professional certification of AACPS Certified Green IT Master from the Association for Certification and Professional Studies candidate must mandatorily attend the Training conducted by AACPS Accredited Training Partner for AACPS Certified Green IT Master Exam and achieve a passing score that is calculated based on points earned in the exam. The candidate mandatorily needs to be AACPS Green IT Expert certified or Green IT Certified from an International Qualifying body. The candidate needs to have a minimum of 2 years of experience in Green IT to apply for AACPS Certified Green IT Master. For more information about this please refer FAQ’s section.

The candidates who wish to appear for the exam are strongly recommended and required to obtain Green IT training through an AACPS Accredited Training Partner and AACPS Accredited Trainer prior to appearing for AACPS Certified Green IT Master Exam. Review the AACPS Body of Knowledge and reference materials provided by AACPS Accredited Training Partner. Take advantage of the Accredited Courseware and sample exam provided by Accredited Training Partner.

The result of AACPS Certified Green IT Master Exam will be declared within 30 working days from the exam date. Upon successfully clearing the examination through AACPS Accredited Examination Centre successful candidates will receive a Soft copy Certificate within 15 working days and Hard copy of the certificate within 90 working days from the date of the declaration of Exam result. Successful Candidate name will be updated in Successful Candidate List within 90 days from the date of the declaration of Exam result. Professionals will also receive AACPS Certified Green IT Master Marks and AACPS Code of Conduct which should be followed while using the information on public profiles such as LinkedIn. Professionals may use the designation AACPS Certified Green IT Master or any approved variation of the designation in accordance with the AACPS Code of Conduct.
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