CLA – C Programming Language Certified Associate

A test candidate should demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the universal concepts of computer programming, developer tools, the syntax and semantics of the C language, data types offered by the C language, and writing programs using standard language infrastructure regardless of the hardware or software platform.

CLA Exam: Outline

♦ Introduction to compiling and software development;
♦ Basic scalar data types and their operators;
♦ Flow control;
♦ Complex data types: arrays, structures and pointers;
♦ Memory management;
♦ Files and streams;
♦ Structuring the code: functions and modules;
♦ Preprocessor directives and complex declarations.

CLA Exam: Objectives

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About the CLA exam objectives

C++ Institute is committed to maintaining the high quality of the certification program as one of its key priorities. The CLA exam objectives have been designed in such a way as to correspond with professional standards, admission requirements and C graduate programs offered by schools and universities.

C++ Institute welcomes all educational entities interested in receiving assistance in planning, developing, implementing and delivering an effective C language curriculum, as well as transferring credit for C classes for those students who hold CLA certificates issued by C++ Institute.