My Review: Burp Suite Certified Practitioner!

Astik Rawat
5 min readMar 15, 2022

Hi, I recently passed the Burp Suite Certified Practitioner exam and wanted to share my full honest journey. It took me a couple of tries to pass it, 4 attempts to be exact. I will try to keep this blog sweet and simple and give some background on myself.

Burp Suite Certified Practitioner


I am working as a Cyber Security Consultant for a while now. I have accomplished some certifications such as OSCP, CPSA, eJPT, etc. but nothing too focused on web application before. I had my fundamentals cleared on OWASP Top 10 and a few more Web application vulnerabilities. It still wasn’t enough for the exam.


For this exam, you can start the Port Swigger Academy right away. All the content provided by them will provide you with a strong base and it’s all FREE. Even if you aren’t interested in the certificate itself and are interested in Web Application Security — you should Sign up on the platform, its no doubt one of the best free platforms to learn Web App Security from Beginners to Intermediate. Every Vulnerability has labs that are divided on its level of complexity i.e. Apprentice, Practitioner, and Expert.

Port Swigger recommends finishing all the labs till Practitioner if you are preparing for the certificate but don’t be afraid to do some Expert labs as well. I…



Astik Rawat

Security Consultant | SRT Researcher | OSEP | OSWE | CRTO | OSCP | OSWP | CRT | BSCP | PNPT | eMAPT | PJPT | CPENT | eJPT | CEH Master | CPSA | Network+ | 9xCVE