For RHCE exams given on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and higher, the exam is organized as follows:
Troubleshooting and System Maintenance — 2.5 hours
Installation and Configuration — 3.0 hours
In order to earn RHCE, one must successfully complete all the RHCT-level Troubleshooting and System Maintenance requirements, and successfully complete enough additional RHCE items to earn a score of 80 or higher overall on the section.
In addition, one must score 70 or higher on the RHCT items of Installation and Configuration, and 70 or higher on the RHCE components of that section. We describe the skills associated with RHCT and RHCE below.
For RHCE exams given on Red Hat Linux 9, the following structure applies:
Troubleshooting — 2.5 hours
Multiple Choice — 1.0 hour
Installation and Configuration — 2.5 hours
In order to earn RHCE on these exams, one must successfully complete all the RHCT-level Troubleshooting requirements, score a minimum of 50 on the multiple choice, score 70 or higher on both the RHCE and RHCT components, and earn an overall score of 80 or better for the exam as a whole.