April 2005 Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
1842
Pass
743
Pass %
40.34%
Fail
1099
Fail %
59.66%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Seismic Principles
Tested
1986
Pass
791
Pass %
39.83%
Fail
1195
Fail %
60.17%
Cutscore
159
Possible
292
Engineering Surveying
Tested
2218
Pass
874
Pass %
39.40%
Fail
1344
Fail %
60.60%
Cutscore
180
Possible
300
Land Surveying Exams

National PLS
Tested
221
Pass
106
Pass %
47.96%
Fail
115
Fail %
52.04%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
tate-Specific PLS
Tested
492
Pass
46
Pass %
9.35%
Fail
446
Fail %
90.65%
Cutscore
177
Possible
397
Other Engineering Disciplines

Chemical
Tested
33
Pass
16
Pass %
48.48%
Fail
17
Fail %
51.52%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Electrical
Tested
193
Pass
80
Pass %
41.45%
Fail
113
Fail %
58.55%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Mechanical
Tested
208
Pass
95
Pass %
45.67%
Fail
113
Fail %
54.33%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100

Updated September 6, 2005
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists