Professional Engineering Exam Details
The Professional Engineering exam is typically the last step in become a fully licensed professional engineer. Refer to the NCEES exam schedule for upcoming exam dates. This exam is targeted for an engineer with 4 or more years of engineering experience after college graduation. During exam registration each examinee must choose from one of the following modules for the afternoon portion of the exam:
The exam is an 8 hour breadth and depth multiple choice exam. The 4 hour morning session is a 40 question breadth exam equally covering each of the above listed modules. The 4 hour afternoon session is a 40 question depth exam covering only the module selected during registration. This exam is open book, and the examinee is allowed to bring any reference to the exam provided it is bound, and stays bound throughout the test. Loose papers bound by a 3 ring binder, or other device, are acceptable. Refer to the calculator policy for a list of approved calculators for this exam.
One must have reference for this exam is the Civil Engineering Reference Manual by Michael R. Lindeburg.