A Comprehensive Study Guide On Salesforce Certified Administrator Exam

A Comprehensive Study Guide On Salesforce Certified Administrator ExamSalesforce Certified Administrator is one of the basic exams that you need to pass in order to qualify for other Salesforce Certifications. This exam is usually the starting point for all aspirants looking to build a career in Salesforce. The content of the exam has been designed in a way that this is going to cover the basics and fundamentals of the Salesforce technology and platform. Take my word – there isn’t a better way to get started with learning Salesforce than preparing for and taking this exam. 

This study guide will give you a comprehensive list of resources to help you prepare for the exam. This includes links to Trailhead modules, help articles, implementation guides, videos, white-papers, PDFs and everything else that we think is going to be helpful. Rather than spending tons of time and effort in sifting through the information on the Internet, follow the resources listed in the guide and you should be more than prepared to take the exam.

The exam guide (available at URL https://trailhead.salesforce.com/credentials/administrator) is divided into different topics and sections and to make things easier this guide has also been organized as per topics and sections and mentioned in the exam guide. 



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(If you find this study guide helpful, we now have study guide for five Salesforce certification exams – Admin, Advanced Admin, App Builder, Sales Cloud & Service Cloud. Please navigate to URL https://www.asagarwal.com/how-to-guides-on-salesforce/ to access these guides)

Change Log:

  • Oct 2020 – Updated the Sections and objectives as per Summer ‘20 exam guide
    • Removed broken links to resources
    • Added new resources
    • Updated estimated time for objectives and sections
  • Dec 2019 – Updated the guide as per Winter ‘21 exam guide
  • Jan 2019 – 1st Published

16 thoughts on “A Comprehensive Study Guide On Salesforce Certified Administrator Exam”

  1. Your website is an amazing and invaluable resource! I’m sorry I didn’t find it before studying for my Admin 201 test, it would have helped greatly! Looking forward to learning more.

    1. Not yet Vidhya, it will be updated towards the end of this year. But usually, about 90-95% of the content remains the same.

  2. Finally, a resource that lays out exactly what courses to take and in what order (identifying weighted test questions is also awesome). I haven’t even begun learning and I already feel more empowered than I have the past week of searching countless Salesforce courses. THANK YOU!

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