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NCEES exams

Before registering for an NCEES exam, review your state’s (or foreign organization’s) unique registration and authorization process.

Engineering exams

NCEES develops and scores the FE, PE, and SE exams for engineering licensure. The FE exam is generally your first step in the process to becoming a professional licensed engineer (P.E.). It is designed for recent graduates and students who are close to finishing an undergraduate surveying degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program. The PE and SE exams tests your ability to practice the engineering profession competently. It is designed for engineers who have gained at least four years of professional experience.

Engineering licensure

Surveying exams

NCEES develops and scores the FS and PS exams for surveying licensure. The FS exam is generally your first step in the process to becoming a professional licensed surveyor (P.S.). It is designed for recent graduates and students who are close to finishing an undergraduate surveying degree from an EAC/ABET accredited program. The PS exam tests your ability to practice the surveying profession competently. It is designed for surveyors who have gained at least four years of professional experience.

Surveying licensure

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