April 2002 Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
2084
Pass
724
Pass %
34.74%
Fail
1360
Fail %
65.26%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Seismic Principles
Tested
2129
Pass
844
Pass %
39.64%
Fail
1285
Fail %
60.36%
Cutscore
138
Possible
276
Engr. Surveying
Tested
2148
Pass
937
Pass %
43.62%
Fail
1211
Fail %
56.38%
Cutscore
165
Possible
294
Land Surveying

Land Surveyor
Tested
443
Pass
56
Pass %
12.64%
Fail
387
Fail %
87.36%
Cutscore
511
Possible
935
Chemical
Tested
36
Pass
14
Pass %
38.89%
Fail
22
Fail %
61.11%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Electrical
Tested
242
Pass
94
Pass %
38.84%
Fail
148
Fail %
61.13%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Mechanical
Tested
262
Pass
122
Pass %
46.56%
Fail
140
Fail %
53.44%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100

Statistical Comparisons - Pass Rates - 1st Time vs. Repeat Test Takers

Updated October 7, 2002
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists