Discount for students

Hi There

I would like to ask how to get a discount for student? I would like to schedule an exam (70-411) but i can't find how to get the discount as student during schedule process.

Job Function in my Microsoft account couldnt find it as well.

Could anyone help me please.

Thank you.


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Last updated November 18, 2019 Views 92 Applies to:

Hello WessamAlset,


A graduate or alumni of an institution can longer obtain an academic discount. This is because this benefit is only available to current students and faculty.


Furthermore, academic pricing on Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exams is available in most countries (except India and China). Please note too that it is not applicable to Microsoft Technology Associate and Microsoft Office Specialist exams.


In case that you are still an active part of any institution, you may apply for an academic pricing. To verify your student status before scheduling your exam in order to be eligible for academic pricing, please follow the steps below:


1.    Sign in with your Microsoft account credentials.

2.    Select Profile settings from the Account menu at the top of the page.

3.    In the Job function menu, select, or ensure that you have selected, “Student.”

4.    Look for the academic pricing notice that appears next to the Job function menu. If your student status has not yet been validated, click “Get verified” to verify your status.


Another way is applying for the student status when registering for an exam:


1.    Sign in with your Microsoft account credentials.

2.    On the exam for which you want to register, click Schedule exam.

3.    On the Confirm your exam registration details page, ensure that the Job function field displays “Student – Verified.” If it does not, click “Get verified” to validate your status, or click Edit to change your status.


For more information on academic verification, please visit this link.


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