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NCEES-FE NCEES - FE Civil Engineering 2022

The FE exam includes 110-questions.
The exam appointment time is 6 hours long and includes
Nondisclosure agreement (2 minutes)Tutorial (8 minutes)
Exam (5 hours and 20 minutes)Scheduled break (25 minutes)

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 latest graduates and students who are close to finishing an undergraduate engineering degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program. The FE exam is a computer-based exam administered year-round at NCEES-approved Pearson VUE test centers.

Reviewing the FE exam specifications, fees, and requirementsReading the reference materialsUnderstanding scoring and reportingViewing the most up-to-date FE exam pass rates A $175 exam fee is payable directly to NCEES. Some licensing boards may require you to file a separate application and pay an application fee as part of the approval process to qualify you for a seat for an NCEES exam. Your licensing board may have additional requirements. Special accommodations are available for examinees who meet certain eligibility criteria and sufficiently document their request.

1. Mathematics
A. Analytic geometry
B. Calculus
C. Roots of equations
D. Vector analysis
2. Probability and Statistics
A. Measures of central tendencies and dispersions (e.g., mean, mode, standard deviation)
B. Estimation for a single mean (e.g., point, confidence intervals)
C. Regression and curve fitting
D. Expected value (weighted average) in decision making
3. Computational Tools
A. Spreadsheet computations
B. Structured programming (e.g., if-then, loops, macros)
4. Ethics and Professional Practice
A. Codes of ethics (professional and technical societies)
B. Professional liability
C. Licensure
D. Sustainability and sustainable design
E. Professional skills (e.g., public policy, management, and business)
F. Contracts and contract law
5. Engineering Economics
A. Discounted cash flow (e.g., equivalence, PW, equivalent annual worth, FW, rate of return)
B. Cost (e.g., incremental, average, sunk, estimating)
C. Analyses (e.g., breakeven, benefit-cost, life cycle)
D. Uncertainty (e.g., expected value and risk)
6. Statics
A. Resultants of force systems
B. Equivalent force systems
C. Equilibrium of rigid bodies
D. Frames and trusses
E. Centroid of area
F. Area moments of inertia
G. Static friction
7. Dynamics
A. Kinematics (e.g., particles and rigid bodies)
B. Mass moments of inertia
C. Force acceleration (e.g., particles and rigid bodies)
D. Impulse momentum (e.g., particles and rigid bodies)
E. Work, energy, and power (e.g., particles and rigid bodies)
8. Mechanics of Materials
A. Shear and moment diagrams
B. Stresses and strains (e.g., axial, torsion, bending, shear, thermal)
C. Deformations (e.g., axial, torsion, bending, thermal)
D. Combined stresses
E. Principal stresses
F. Mohr's circle
G. Column analysis (e.g., buckling, boundary conditions)
H. Composite sections
I. Elastic and plastic deformations
J. Stress-strain diagrams
9. Materials
A. Mix design (e.g., concrete and asphalt)
B. Test methods and specifications (e.g., steel, concrete, aggregates, asphalt, wood)
C. Physical and mechanical properties of concrete, ferrous and nonferrous metals, masonry, wood, engineered materials (e.g., FRP, laminated lumber, wood/plastic composites), and asphalt
10. Fluid Mechanics
A. Flow measurement
B. Fluid properties
C. Fluid statics
D. Energy, impulse, and momentum equations
11. Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems
A. Basic hydrology (e.g., infiltration, rainfall, runoff, detention, flood flows, watersheds)
B. Basic hydraulics (e.g., Manning equation, Bernoulli theorem, open-channel flow, pipe flow)
C. Pumping systems (water and wastewater)
D. Water distribution systems
E. Reservoirs (e.g., dams, routing, spillways)
F. Groundwater (e.g., flow, wells, drawdown)
G. Storm sewer collection systems
12. Structural Analysis
A. Analysis of forces in statically determinant beams, trusses, and frames
B. Deflection of statically determinant beams, trusses, and frames
C. Structural determinacy and stability analysis of beams, trusses, and frames
D. Loads and load paths (e.g., dead, live, lateral, influence lines and moving loads, tributary areas)
E. Elementary statically indeterminate structures
13. Structural Design
A. Design of steel components (e.g., codes and design philosophies, beams, columns, beam-columns, tension members, connections)
B. Design of reinforced concrete components (e.g., codes and design philosophies, beams, slabs, columns, walls, footings)
14. Geotechnical Engineering
A. Geology
B. Index properties and soil classifications
C. Phase relations (air-water-solid)
D. Laboratory and field tests
E. Effective stress (buoyancy)
F. Stability of retaining walls (e.g., active pressure/passive pressure)
G. Shear strength
H. Bearing capacity (cohesive and noncohesive)
I. Foundation types (e.g., spread footings, deep foundations, wall footings, mats)
J. Consolidation and differential settlement
K. Seepage/flow nets
L. Slope stability (e.g., fills, embankments, cuts, dams)
M. Soil stabilization (e.g., chemical additives, geosynthetics)
N. Drainage systems
O. Erosion control
15. Transportation Engineering
A. Geometric design of streets and highways
B. Geometric design of intersections
C. Pavement system design (e.g., thickness, subgrade, drainage, rehabilitation)
D. Traffic safety
E. Traffic capacity
F. Traffic flow theory
G. Traffic control devices
H. Transportation planning (e.g., travel forecast modeling)
16. Environmental Engineering
A. Water quality (ground and surface)
B. Basic tests (e.g., water, wastewater, air)
C. Environmental regulations
D. Water supply and treatment
E. Wastewater collection and treatment
17. Construction
A. Construction documents
B. Procurement methods (e.g., competitive bid, qualifications-based)
C. Project delivery methods (e.g., design-bid-build, design build, construction management, multiple prime)
D. Construction operations and methods (e.g., lifting, rigging, dewatering and pumping, equipment production, productivity analysis and improvement, temporary erosion control)
E. Project scheduling (e.g., CPM, allocation of resources)
F. Project management (e.g., owner/contractor/client relations)
G. Construction safety
H. Construction estimating
18. Surveying
A. Angles, distances, and trigonometry
B. Area computations
C. Earthwork and volume computations
D. Closure
E. Coordinate systems (e.g., state plane, latitude/longitude)
F. Leveling (e.g., differential, elevations, percent grades)

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Killexams : College of Engineering and Applied Science

The completion of this exam is a graduation requirement for all engineering undergraduates except Computer Science majors. It is expected that you will provide a good faith effort to pass. Failure to provide a good faith effort to pass may result in a delay in your graduation and a requirement that you take the exam again.

Exam Approval: download the application in Adobe, complete the information and electronically sign on page 2. Save it with your name (Last Name_First Name), and email it to Laurie Bonini at She will forward it for approval.

Application Instructions

The NCEES Examinee Guide is the official guide to policies and procedures for all NCEES exams. All examinees are required to read this document before starting the exam registration process. It is your responsibility to make sure that you have the current version.

Examination windows each calendar year:

Exams are offered throughout the year. However, if you fail the exam, you may only take it once during any given window and no more than three times during a 12-month period.

  • January - March

  • April - June

  • July - September

  • October - December

You must complete the exam by the last day of the semester in which you plan to graduate.     

FE exam Specifications By Discipline

Material that will be on the Fundamentals of Engineering exam is different for each area of study and is listed in the following links:

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Killexams : Author Q&A: Control Systems Engineering exam Reference Manual: A Practical Study Guide
ISA published the fourth edition of the Control Systems Engineering exam Reference Manual: A Practical Study Guide by Bryon Lewis, PE, CMfgE, CCNA. In this Q&A feature, Lewis explains why he was compelled to write an updated edition and draws attention to areas of new and enhanced content.

Note: A brief author biography is included at the bottom of this page.

Q. Why did you feel it was important to write a new edition? What added value does it provide?

A. I have taken a plant-wide design approach in this new release to help the PE/CSE candidate better understand the design task given and successfully complete the task on the NCEES exam. The updated release also is designed to help prepare the controls engineer for the many large projects that will be emerging in the decade ahead. Manufacturing and chemical plants are about to meet what is called Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution. Almost all plants will be network controlled and connected to the Internet, so focus should be placed on understanding industrial networking, switching and routing applications for industrial protocols.”

Q. What areas of new content do you view as particularly important in helping candidates prepare for the NCEES exam?

A. Several new chapters have been added to prepare the PE/CSE candidate for the possible subject matter that may be presented on the professional engineer’s examination. New content matter of particular importance relates to:

  • Valve sizing concerns of differential pressure limitations and cavitation when installed in in real plant piping systems.
  • Head type instrumentation for level and flow measurement and their calculations.
  • Motor control applications.
  • PLC and DCS programming and their implementation.
  • Typical processes found in production plants and how to control these processes.
  • The economic benefits of selecting a proper control scheme.

I’ve also introduced new calculations, sample problems and appendix tables that are intended to cover nearly all the data the PE/CSE candidate will need to answer questions on the examination.

Q. What about areas of the book that you have enhanced or added to? Can you point out material that has been expanded on?

A. I’ve updated and expanded material on all important course areas, including:

  • Examination content as per the NCEES 2011 examination specifications
  • Fluid mechanics for level and flow measurements
  • Calculation of irregular tank volumes for a given level measurement
  • Mass flow and two-phase flow
  • Valve actuators and positioners
  • Valve sizing and their installed characteristics applied to plant piping systems
  • ASME, NFPA and EPA code requirements for pressure relief and release
  • Control theory calculations, controller tuning and block algebra
  • NFPA, IEC codes and the applications to hazardous classified locations
  • Proper power, signal and communication cable usage, routing and sizing
  • Understanding SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) and their calculations
  • Calculations for pumping and piping systems
  • Networks for industrial and corporate interfacing of control systems
  • Electrical power quality, harmonic generation and filtering
  • Motion control systems
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Sizing emergency standby systems
Bryon Lewis is a Professional Engineer (PE), licensed in Control Systems Engineering (CSE). He is a Senior Member of ISA, a SME Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE), a Certified Journeyman Electronics Technician in industrial electronics (CET), an ISA Level III Certified Control System Technician® (CCST®), and a licensed Master Electrician. He has more than 30 years of experience in electrical, mechanical, instrumentation and control systems.

Lewis holds letters of recommendation from Belcan Engineering, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Enron Corporation and Lee College. His design experience includes electrical lighting; power and control systems design for manufacturing and industrial environments; and instrumentation and control for pharmaceutical and petrochemical plants, compressor stations and food production plants. He also has extensive experience supervising the installation of electrical, instrumentation and control systems.

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Killexams : Control Systems Engineering (CSE) PE exam Review Course (EN00)

Length: 3 days
CEU Credits: 2.1
Course Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Certification of Completion: A Certificate of Completion indicating the total number of CEUs earned will be provided upon successful completion of the course.


This course reviews the knowledge and skills areas that are included on the Control Systems Engineer (CSE) Professional Engineer (PE) examination produced by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and administered by US state professional license boards each October. The intent of the class is to prepare an engineer with a minimum of four years of experience to take the exam by providing instruction in the broad range of technical areas that will be tested. The content is based on the CSE exam Specification that went into effect in October 2019.

Aside from US, the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES) also offers various professional engineer exams in several international locations including Saudi Arabia, Japan and South Korea, in order to address needs requirements/qualifications of successful applicants to their engineering counsels.

"A good general overview of what to expect on [CSEPE] exam. Good info on how to go about taking test (strategy). Pointed out to me what areas I needed to work on." -Brian Keene, Plant Engineer

You will be able to:

  • Follow the guidelines for taking the CSE exam
  • Identify the breadth of the knowledge and skills areas covered
  • Apply recognized standards for symbols and documents
  • Recognize the basic calculation techniques for measurement devices
  • Apply process variable measurements and sensor selection
  • Compare the various final control elements/valves
  • Explain basic process control loops: their configuration, operation, and performance 
  • Follow discrete logic in motor and interlock control
  • Describe various signal conversion and wiring arrangements
  • Compare various installation methods and techniques
  • Determine material requirements from physical parameters
  • Use safety instrumented basics
  • Interpret system scope statements and apply to design needs

You will cover:

  • Sensors Technologies Applicable to Various Measurements (Process Variables): Sensor Types | Calibration Ranges | Lineraity | Hysterisis | Repeatability | Elevated and Suppressed Zero Ranges
  • Calculations Involved In Process Measurements: Flow | Pressure | Level | Temperature
  • Final Control Elements: Valve Types and Styles | Flow Characteristics | Applications | Sizing | Safety Relief Valves
  • Fluid Properties: Specific Gravity | Pressure and Temperature Conversion | Reynolds Number 
  • Signal Types and Transmission Methods: Electronic | Pneumatic | Signal Circuit DesignType, Grounding, Shielding, Installation | Signal Circuit Design (type, grounding, shielding and installation)
  • Control Systems: Loop Tuning Methods | Distributed Control Systems | Ergonomics | Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Graphics | Programming (Ladder Logic, Sequential, Function Block)
  • Safety Systems: Reliability of Devices | Risk Reduction Factors | Probability of Failure on Demand
  • Codes, Standards, and Regulations: Applications and Use | Intrinsic Safety | Hazardous Area Classification

Classroom/Laboratory Exercises:

  • Practice taking CSE exam-related questions

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Basic experience and background in control systems engineering
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Includes ISA Textbox: Control Systems Engineering Study Guide, 7th Edition.

Not sure this particular course is for you?
A pre-instructional survey is available for you to evaluate your level of understanding of the course material and to show you the types of questions you'll be able to answer after completing the course.

For more information:
Contact us at +1 919-549-8411 or to start your company on the path to well-trained employees.

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Killexams : Professional Engineering Exam

As a licensed Professional Engineer, or PE, you can expect many more benefits when compared to other engineers; most employers offer higher salaries and greater opportunities for advancement to PE's. Only PE's can consult in private practice, and seal company documents to be sent to the government. PEs also have more credibility as expert witnesses in court than most engineers.

Steps in obtaining a PE license:

  • Pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam.
  • Graduate with a bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited engineering curriculum (all Engineering curricula at Michigan Tech except Robotics Engineering).
  • Gain four years of engineering experience under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.
  • Pass the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Exam.

During your senior year you should take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, which is required prior to sitting for the Professional Engineers (PE) Exam. Some requirements vary by state.

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Killexams : Bachelor of Science In Engineering

Licensure and Certification Information

One of the requirements to become a licensed Professional Engineer includes having an earned undergraduate degree from an ABET-accredited program. The University offers ABET-accredited bachelor’s degrees in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial & Systems and Mechanical Engineering. The B.S. Engineering program is not ABET-accredited. While students can submit their education credentials to NCEES for review, there is no certain that the B.S. in Engineering degree will qualify you to be able to take the FE exam, the first step towards engineering licensure. Information on this review process is available here:

For the University’s B.S. Engineering program:

  • Our curriculum does not meet the educational requirements for becoming a Professional Engineer (PE licensure) in AL, AK, AS, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MP, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WV, WI, and WY.

NOTE: While you are able to submit your education credentials to NCEES for review, there is no certain that the B.S. Engineering degree will qualify you to be able to take the FE exam, the first step toward engineering licensure. Students interested in becoming a licensed Professional Engineer should consult with an academic advisor regarding the selection of one of our ABET-accredited engineering disciplines.

Click the link below for contact information on State licensure boards.

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Click here for more information on Licensure & Professional Certification Disclosures.

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Killexams : The Best Scientific Calculators for Your Back-To-School Shopping Needs No result found, try new keyword!The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) engineering exam permits several scientific calculators, but no graphing calculators. There are other high school tests and ... Sat, 06 Aug 2022 05:18:00 -0500 en-us text/html Killexams : FE Review Sessions

FE Exam

Prepare for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, taken in your fourth year. The FE exam is generally the first step in the process to becoming a professional licensed engineer (PE).

The FE exam is administered by NCEES, the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.

It is designed for latest graduates and students who are close to finishing an undergraduate engineering degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program. The FE exam is a computer-based exam administered year-round at NCEES-approved Pearson VUE test centers.

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Hydrogeology/Water Resources Review Notes

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NRCS (SCS) Rainfall-Runoff


  • runoff
  • maximum basin retention
  • curve number


  • precipitation
  • maximum basin retention
  • runoff
  • curve number

Rational Formula



  • watershed area
  • runoff coefficient
  • rainfall intensity
  • peak discharge

Darcy’s Law


  • discharge rate
  • specific discharge
  • average seepage velocity


  • discharge rate
  • hydraulic conductivity
  • hydraulic head
  • cross-sectional area of flow
  • specific discharge (also called Darcy velocity or superficial velocity)
  • average seepage velocity
  • effective porosity


  • Unit hydrograph
  • Transmissivity
  • Storativity or storage coefficient of an aquifer

Well Drawdown


  • Unconfined aquifer on an impermeable layer

Dupuit’s Formula


  • flow rate of water drawn from well


  • flow rate of water drawn from well
  • coefficient of permeability of soil
  • height of water surface above bottom of aquifer at perimeter of well
  • height h of water surface above bottom of aquifer as a distance r from well centerline
  • radius to well at perimeter of well, ie, radius of well
  • r which is the radius to water surface whose height is h above the bottom of the aquifer
  • specific capacity
  • well drawdown


  • Confined aquifer on an impermeable layer


  • flow rate of water drawn from well
  • transmissivity


  • flow rate of water drawn from well
  • transmissivity
  • thickness of confined aquifer
  • heights of piezometric surface above bottom of aquifer
  • radii from pumping well

Groundwater Flow

  • Flows in pores and fractures of aquifers
  • Flow is induced by hydraulic gradients
  • Flow is in direction of decreasing head
  • Flow velocity is proportional to the hydraulic gradient


  • head
  • hydraulic gradient
  • groundwater flow
  • hydraulic conductivity


  • groundwater flow
  • area perpendicular to flow
  • specific discharge
  • Darcy velocity
  • hydraulic conductivity
  • intrinsic permeability (properties of the geologic formation)
  • fluid properties
  • mass density of the fluid
  • gravitational acceleration
  • dynamic viscosity of the fluid
  • length
  • time
  • mass


  • Limitation: applies for laminar flow
  • The negative sign is because flow is in the direction of decreasing head (ie, a negative hydraulic gradient)

Intrinsic Permeability

Most important properties affecting the magnitude of intrinsic permeability include:

  1. Sizes and numbers of pores
  2. Pore shape and “connectedness” (packing)
  3. Surface texture

Intrinsic permeability is proportional to the square of the grain diameter. A table is given for the median size of fine, medium, and course sand to show the difference by orders of magnitude in the intrinsic permeability.

Seepage Velocity

Darcy velocity or specific discharge (ie, flow rate per total area) is used for water supply (volume).

Average pore or seepage velocity, which reflects the average velocity of groundwater in pore spaces, is of interest for contaminant transport and geotechnical problems.


Aquifers are geological formations that are saturated with water.


  • degree of saturation
  • porosity


  • degree of saturation
  • volume of water
  • volume of voids
  • porosity
  • total (bulk) volume


  • Volumetric water content will equal porosity when the degree of saturation is 100% (saturated).
  • Groundwater flow occurs in pores and fractures
    • Unconsolidated systems are composed of broken rock pieces, and pores are the spaces between the grains/pieces.
    • Consolidated systems are whole rock formations, and pores can exist among the cemented grains that form rocks or as fractures/cracks that subsequently occur as a result of tectonics and/or weathering.
    • Unconsolidated formates are usually more porous and more permeable. Darcy’s Law often applies.
    • Flows in many consolidated formations occur primarily in fractures/conduits. Darcy’s Law often does NOT apply.

Well Hydraulics (Ideal)


  • governing equation for groundwater flow for a confined aquifer
  • groundwater flow under steady state conditions


  • governing equation for groundwater flow for a confined aquifer
  • distance from the center of the pumping well
  • aquifer thickness
  • aquifer compressibility
  • fluid (water) compressibility

Aquifer Behavior

Unconfined aquifers have a “free” water surface or groundwater table, which is at atmospheric pressure and below which the pressures are normally hydrostatic.

Confined aquifers are overpressured, and the potentiometric surface is above the top of the aquifer. The top of the aquifer is a confining unit (aquitard or aquiclude).


  • Unconfined (phreatic)
  • Confined (artesian)
  • Special case: flowing well


Solutions to the groundwater flow equation for a single pumping well in a fully confined aquifer:


drawdown, a potentiometric surface from static (unpumped, initial) level


  • homogeneous, isotropic properties
  • no boundaries
  • uniform thickness
  • constant pumping rate
  • fully confined
  • fully penetrating
  • flat SWL
  • Solutions for Theis and Cooper-Jacob approximations


  • Theis solution is valid for all t
  • Cooper-Jacob solution error diminishes as t goes up


  • Fully confined aquifer pumped @ 1 cubic meter per minute
  • Given:
    • porosity
    • aquifer thickness
    • aquifer compressibility
    • water compressibility
    • intrinsic permeability
    • water density
    • water viscosity
    • flow rate
  • Calculate T, S, s(r,t) @ r = 100 m, t = 1000 min
  • Use the Theis approach and then the Cooper-Jacob approximation

Special Condition: Steady State (Equilibrium)

In addition to the assumptions for the Theis solution (ie, ideal aquifer and pumping conditions), assume that the potentiometric surface has stabilized. In this case, the Theim solution applies, which comes from integrating Darcy’s Law for axisymmetric flow to the pumping well.


Application of the Thiem solution to an unconfined aquifer:


  • Darcy’s Law
  • Dupuit’s Formula

Special case for a pumping well.

Example of Steady State Well Hydraulics

Calculate the specific capacity for confined and unconfined.

Soil and Groundwater Remediation

Contaminant Phases

  1. Pure or “neat” or “free” or “nonaqueous” (eg, gasoline or fuel oil)
  2. Dissolved or aqueous
  3. Vapor or gaseous (for volatile contaminants)
  4. Sorbed

Sites that pose a threat to people, either because concentrations exceed drinking water standards (MCLs or max contaminant levels) or other exposures (eg, contact, inhalation, etc.), or to the environment, such as discharge to surface water, must undergo corrective action (remediation or “plume control”).

Plumes can be captured (“pump and treat”).

Source zones can be cleaned up (source control) using flushing or enhanced flushing techniques and/or chemical treatment (eg, advanced oxidation) and bioremediation.

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Killexams : Fundamentals of Engineering exam

When can I take the FE exam?

To be eligible to take the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering exam, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Completed 90 credits
  2. Achieved senior status
  3. Be enrolled in mostly 400-level courses toward your engineering degree
  4. Be enrolled in the ENGR 490 section assigned to your major department
    • Section 1002-Chemical & Materials Science Engr
    • Section 1003-Civil & Environmental Engr
    • Section 1004-Electrical & Biomedical Engr
    • Section 1005-Mechanical Engr
    • Section 1006-Geological Engr
    • Section 1007-Metallurgical & Mining Engr

For seniors ready to take the FE exam, you will still need to register for ENGR 490 the semester you plan on taking the exam. Please be mindful that if you plan on graduating in the semester you take the exam, you will need to take the exam no later than prep day to allow for adequate processing time (uploading your exam proof). Otherwise, this may delay your diploma.

CSE students are not required to take the FE exam. 

The exam will be held at any NCEES-approved testing facility year round at a testing day and time that you choose. Do not wait to sign up for an exam date! If you choose to wait to sign up for the test in the middle of or later in the semester, the testing center dates will most likely be FULL! This may cause a delay, or even denial, in receiving your diploma if you are taking the exam in your last semester. Yes, it is an expensive test, but isn't it more expensive to have wait an extra semester for your diploma?

How do I sign up for the FE exam?

Register for the exam on the NCEES website.

How do I prepare for the FE exam?

You may access and review the current FE Supplied Reference Manual, the same type you'll be using during the examination, on the NCEES website.

Study sessions are often organized by the student chapters of ASCE and ASME once a semester. Emails will be sent to students enrolled in ENGR 490, and flyers will be posted on the College's Facebook page. There is often a small cost in order to attend each session.

Please contact Sam DiMuzio ( with any questions about review sessions.

Once you've passed the FE exam

Go to the Nevada State Board of Engineering website and apply for Engineer Intern certification. Instructions on how to apply can be found on their website.

Ready to take the early PE exam?

More information about the early PE exam can be found on the Nevada State Board of Engineers website.

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