I am very glad that I received this prestigious award for the third time in a row. I am very thankful to Microsoft for introducing this wonderful technology of SQL Server. I enjoy getting involved with the community, which also helps in my self-improvement as well. I would like to take this moment to thank all my friends, readers, session attendees, MS Product Teams, MVP Program and my Organization for the constant support and encouragement.
There are few questions that I often receive about the MVP program. Today, I will answer them in brief.
Question: How can I become a Microsoft MVP?
Answer: I suggest you read the official Microsoft FAQs on the subject here. After reading the questions and answers, if you still have any queries, you can send an email to the email address mentioned at the bottom of the FAQ page.
Question: What should I do to become a MVP?
Answer: In fact, I cannot remember anything specific to be done to become an MVP – importantly you should be dedicated to the community and working sincerely for it. MVP nomination will happen when it is the time if all your intentions are in the right place.
Question: What exams do I need to take to become a MVP?
Answer: This is not a certification; it is an award. Work with the community and do your best; you will be surely nominated by vigilant members of this community.
Question: How did you become a MVP? Please give me further details.
Answer: I have list of the community events I conduct. Please read them all at my Community Engagement page. Additionally, I blog on SQL Server; here you can find my list of All Articles.
Question: Are you a Microsoft Employee?
Answer: No, I am not Microsoft Employee or neither do I receive any kind of compensation. However, Microsoft supports you every possible way for spreading your love for technology.
Question: Will you nominate me for the MVP Award?
Answer: You can nominate yourself too. Read the FAQs.
Again, I am very glad that I have received the MVP award. Many thanks to Microsoft for supporting the community.
Reference: Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)