FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING EXAM
NCEES ADMINISTERS THE FE EXAM EXCLUSIVELY VIA COMPUTER AT APPROVED PEARSON VUE TESTING CENTERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
Year-round testing at approved Pearson VUE testing centers provides increased opportunities to test and flexibility when scheduling. Visit the NCEES website for more information.
Registration for the computer-based FE exam opened on November 4, 2013, and will be open year-round. You will register and schedule your appointment through your My NCEES account on the NCEES website. You will first select your exam location, and then you will be presented with a list of available exam dates for your appointment. If you are not happy with the choices, you can browse through the available dates at another NCEES-approved testing center.
Where will I take my Exam
NCEES has partnered with Pearson VUE to provide computer-based delivery of the FE and FS exams. These exams are available through Pearson's network of professional centers and select locations. You can find more information about the exam scheduling process in the NCEES Examinee Guide.
FE Reference Handbook
The all-new FE Reference Handbook is now available for purchase and free download at www.ncees.org/cbt. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the new version prior to taking the exam.
7 Freestanding discipline-specific exams
The content of the exam is changing significantly. Instead of a common morning portion and a discipline-specific afternoon portion, examinees will now take one of seven individual exams that include content from only the areas that are common to that discipline's curriculum. For example, all examinees will be tested on mathematics, but electrical engineering students will be excited to learn that they will no longer be tested on dynamics. Each exam will consist of 110 questions, and students will have a total of 5 hours and 20 minutes to complete them. The 7 FE exams available are:
Electrical & Computer