How To Pass Microsoft Azure (AI-900) AI Fundamentals Exam

A Complete Guide for who wants to take this exam

Bhargav Bachina
Bachina Labs
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6 min readSep 5, 2020


Microsoft Azure is one of the leading cloud providers. This exam can be taken as an optional first step in learning about Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and how those concepts are exemplified by Microsoft Azure. It can be taken as a precursor to Microsoft Azure AI Engineer. While it would be a beneficial first step, validating foundational level knowledge, taking this exam is not a pre-requisite before taking any other Azure role-based certifications.

  • Why should you take this exam
  • Any Prerequisites
  • About the exam
  • Where to register
  • How to train
  • Useful Tips and Tricks
  • Before the exam
  • During the exam
  • After the exam
  • Other Certifications To Consider
  • Conclusion

Why should you take this exam

You should definitely take this exam If you are a beginner to AI. If you want to learn what exactly AI is and what kind of services Microsoft Azure offers, this is the exam for you. You will learn and be familiar with all kinds of workloads that you should do when it comes to machine learning and Artificial intelligence by doing this certification.

Any Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this exam but It is recommended that you should have at least six months of experience with the Azure Cloud in any role, including technical, managerial, sales, purchasing, or financial. You should have a basic understanding of IT services and their association with the cloud platform.

About the exam

This is very simple and can be your first step to your AI journey. There are many types of questions in the exam: Multiple-choice which has one correct answer, true/false questions, and drag and drop, fill in the blank questions. This exam reports on a scale of minimum 100 and maximin 1000 with a passing score of 700. There is some unscored content on the exam as well which will be used for…