PE Structural exam

The 16-hour PE Structural exam tests for a minimum level of competency in structural engineering. This exam uses separate vertical and lateral components to test your ability to safely design... Read More

Exam scoring

NCEES administers some engineering exams via computer-based testing and others via pencil-and-paper testing. Exam scoring varies based on the testing format. To learn more, select an exam from the list... Read More

Service awards

NCEES will honor the contributions of the 2020 and 2021 service award recipients at its 100th annual meeting on September 15, 2021. Below are the profiles of each award recipient. 2021... Read More

History

The following publication and links tell the story of the founding and evolution of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. The History of the National Council of Examiners... Read More

PE Control Systems exam

The Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam tests for a minimum level of competency in a particular engineering discipline. It is designed for engineers who have gained a minimum... Read More

PE Architectural Engineering exam

The Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam tests for a minimum level of competency in a particular engineering discipline. It is designed for engineers who have gained a minimum... Read More

FE exam

The Fundamentals of Engineering (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... Read More

PE Civil exam

The Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam tests for a minimum level of competency in a particular engineering discipline. It is designed for engineers who have gained a minimum... Read More

Exam scoring process

NCEES administers some exams via computer-based testing (CBT) and others via pencil-and-paper testing. No exams are offered in both formats. The scoring process varies based on the testing experience. For... Read More