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Delphi Certified Developer Exam

Distinguish yourself from other Delphi professionals

Enroll in Exam $49

The Delphi Certified Developer exam tests your general knowledge of Delphi programming concepts. You will be tested on language syntax, programming techniques, using the IDE, and database development. The test will identify you as a special member of the global Delphi community. Developers who use the study guide and have at least two years of Delphi programming experience should be able to pass the Delphi Certified Developer exam.

The certification test covers the following areas of knowledge:

  • Delphi Fundamentals
  • Data types, variables, and Constants
  • Procedures and Functions
  • Classes and Objects
  • Object Interfaces
  • Generics, Attributes and Anonymous Method
  • Database Concepts
  • Standard Routines and I/O
  • Libraries and Packages
  • Memory Management
  • Exceptions and Assertions


Step 1: Enroll for the Exam

You can enroll in the Exam here at Embarcadero Academy. The cost of the exam is $49 USD (plus VAT where required). You may also purchase enrollment codes from the Embarcadero Store and Embarcadero reseller and training partners.

Step 2: Prepare for the Test

The Delphi Certified Developer exam will test your general knowledge of Delphi programming concepts. You will be tested on language syntax, programming techniques, using the IDE, and database development. The study guide will help you prepare for the test. Developers who use the study guide and have at least two years of Delphi programming experience should be able to pass the Delphi Certified Developer exam. The downloadable study guide is included with your enrollment.

Step 3: Take the Test

Take your test. Upon successfully completing the test, you will receive your score and if you pass the test you will receive a certificate of achievement and a certified developer logo that you can use to show the world that you're a Certified Delphi Developer.

The Developer exam is a difficult test, if you are not able to pass the exam with 80% or better score upon first take, we now offer discounted re-takes. We recommend additional study after your first take before starting a re-take. Re-take purchase information will be sent to you if you do not pass on the first attempt.


This certification may be used as part of an ongoing skills improvement program within a company. Achieving certification may help a developer move forward inside an organization or move into a new job. This certification can be used by a potential employer as one part of a hiring process.

Embarcadero and Embarcadero Academy does not certify or represent that the individual has the necessary skills or qualities for a particular project or a particular employer. Since the Delphi Certified Developer exam is taken un-proctored and online by the individual, Embarcadero cannot ensure that the individual taking the Delphi Certified Developer exam is in fact the actual individual named in the test certification.

NOTE: If you take the exam and do not pass with an 80% or greater score, we do offer discounted re-takes. If you do not pass the first time and wish to purchase a re-take, we do recommend further studying between exams. Discounted re-take information is provided to you after the exam if you do not pass.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When do I take the Exam?
After enrollment you will receive an exam start code via email, after which you may take the test any time you wish. Once you start the test you will have 60 minutes to compete.
How many Questions are there?
The exam will consist of 11 sections with 60 questions randomly selected from the 11 subject pools.
How many times can I take the test?
Your certification start code is good for one 60 minute test session. If you do not pass on your first take, you can study up and then purchase a re-take for $10.

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