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Calculator policy

To protect the integrity of its exams, NCEES limits the types of calculators you may bring to exam sites. The list of approved calculators is reviewed annually.

2016 calculators

The only calculator models acceptable for use during the 2016 exams are as follows.

Casio

All fx-115 models. Any Casio calculator must contain fx-115 in its model name. Examples of acceptable Casio fx-115 models include (but are not limited to):

  • fx-115 MS
  • fx-115 MS Plus
  • fx-115 MS SR
  • fx-115 ES
  • fx-115 ES Plus

Hewlett Packard

  • HP 33s
  • HP 35s

Texas Instruments

All TI-30X and TI-36X models. Any Texas Instruments calculator must contain either TI-30X or TI-36X in its model name. Examples of acceptable TI-30X and TI-36X models include (but are not limited to):

  • TI-30Xa
  • TI-30Xa SOLAR
  • TI-30Xa SE
  • TI-30XS Multiview
  • TI-30X IIB
  • TI-30X IIS
  • TI-36X II
  • TI-36X SOLAR
  • TI-36X Pro

2017 calculators

NCEES recently approved the calculator models that can be used during NCEES computer-based and pencil-and paper exam administrations in 2017. This webpage will be updated on January 1, 2017 to reflect those changes.