Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel 2013

Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Excel 2013 by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

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The English version of this certification retired on July 13, 2023, and the Japanese version retired on March 31, 2023.

As we near the completion of the release of Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 365 Apps certifications in all planned languages, the MOS 2013 certifications will be fully retired on June 30, 2024. We encourage those currently certifying in this MOS version to update the most recent Microsoft certifications. You can find the planned release timeframes for each MOS 365 Apps exam in each language on Certiport’s Exam Releases page.

As a candidate for this certification, you have fundamental understanding of the Excel 2013 environment. You demonstrate your ability to apply the main features of the program, such as creating and editing a workbook with multiple sheets for a variety of purposes and situations.

Examples of workbooks include:

  • Professional-looking budgets
  • Team performance charts
  • Sales invoices
  • Exercise logs

Skills measured

  • Create and manage worksheets and workbooks
  • Create cells and ranges
  • Create tables
  • Apply formulas and functions
  • Create charts and objects

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You will have 50 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), German, Spanish, French, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Greek (Greece), Vietnamese (Vietnam)

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Certification resources

Exam 77-420 skills outline

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