The first wave of recertification exams, corresponding to all five MCSD specialties, is now available.  Details can be found on the web pages referenced below.  Please note that recertification exams cover material from the exams taken to originally earn the credential, with particular emphasis on the most recent product and process changes.

Recertification exams for five SQL Server and Windows Server-related specialties will be released by October 2014.  Lync, Exchange, and SharePoint recertification exams will be released in April 2015. 

MCSD Recertification Exams:

70-490: Recertification for MCSD: Windows Store Apps using HTML5

70-491: Recertification for MCSD: Windows Store Apps using C#

70-494: Recertification for MCSD: Web Applications

70-499: Recertification for MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management

70-517: Recertification for MCSD: SharePoint Applications