How to become Microsoft Certified Solution Developer

Microsoft Certified Solution Developer is designed to help programmers and application developers to build solutions under Microsoft Technology Globe. This Certifications has many of its versions, each of them targeting a specific Microsoft technology e.g. Web Application, Mobile App, Azure, SharePoint. Each MCSD credential consists of number of exam depending on its domain. An MCSD certification indicates the ability to analyze problems and provide software solutions using Microsoft technologies. To look at complete details of MCSD paths click here.
Experience and Preparation
Microsoft suggests that individual must have familiarity with Microsoft products and up to one year of programming experience in the domain specialty of the certification.
Training courses are available both online and in traditional classrooms. Classes can take wide range of topics and skills needed to pass the required exam such as such as HTML5 and JavaScript, fundamentals of web app development, and applications such as SharePoint. You can also take practice test provided by Microsoft. Many training courses are also available on Microsoft website.
You can make use of the largest knowledgebase in the world i.e. the internet to get yourself prepared for the exams. You can find most of the course material on the web. You can download the ebooks of Microsoft Press from here.
How to register for an exam?
Exam can be registered at Prometric Exam Center. You can do this by going to this link and pay through credit card or can go directly to exam center and pay your fee in cash.
An exam costs around $80-$100 that equals to PKR 8,000-10,000. However, students get a special 50% discount from Microsoft. Your account must be verified from dreamspark in order to get this discount.
The result is shown at the end of the exam. The examinee gets a MCP account which carries all their details and exam history and can download PDFs of their certificate. Hardcopies of the certificates are charged with around $9.95 USD for the first certificate and $0.99 USD for each additional certificate up to 6 total certificates.
So this is how you can become a Microsoft Certified Professional. Best of luck!