The Oracle University have just now launched the beta track of the Oracle EBS R12: Install, Patch and Maintain Applications [1Z0-238]

This new exam is required as part of earning the new Oracle EBS R12 Applications Database Administrator Certified Professional certification

By participating in this beta exam, you have the opportunity to provide the Oracle Certification program with feedback about exam content which is integral to the process of exam development. We depend on the contributions of experienced professionals and developers as we continually improve exam content and maintain the value of Oracle certifications.

There are a limited number of seats available for the beta exam. The beta version of the exam is only available for a limited period as well.

Note: You will be given 3-3.5 hours to complete the beta exam. Please plan accordingly.

Testing is held at Prometric testing centers worldwide, although this exam may not be available in all countries. You must register at least 24 hours prior to taking the exam. Contact your exam provider for seat availability. (Please note: all testing centers will have the capability to offer this exam in its live version.)

Please read the following registration information carefully as schedules vary depending on which testing center you choose:

Registration begins:
December 13, 2007

Beta exam period runs:
January 03 – April 04, 2008

These beta periods are subject to change, More details can be found from the following link

Related certification for Apps DBA’s
Apps DBA Certification -11i
10g AS – OCA for Administrators