Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Details
Designed for students who are within one year of completing their undergraduate degree in engineering, the Fundamentals of Engineering exam is typically the first step in becoming fully licensed as a Professional Engineer. A 4 hour general morning session, and a 4 hour discipline specific afternoon session constitute the 8 hour, multiple choice exam. All examinees are required to take the same morning exam, which tests basic math, science and engineering knowledge typically obtained in the first 2 years of an ABET accredited engineering program. The afternoon portion of the exam tests engineering discipline specific knowledge typically gained in the first 3 years of an ABET accredited program. Examinees choose 1 of the following 7 modules for the afternoon portion of the exam (click on the link for exam details) :
The Fundamentals of Engineering exam is closed book, and each examinee will be given a reference manual on exam day. A copy of this manual may be purchased at http://www.ncees.org/Exams/Study_materials.php?exam=FE&product=1R for review prior to exam day.