Examination Schedule

SPRING 2018 EXAMS FOR ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS

All NCEES Exams
All NEW Applicants (excluding SE and waiver requests): Proceed to NCEES for examination registration prior to submission of application for licensure to the Board.

New Structural Engineer Applicants must submit a completed application and be approved by the Board prior to registering for examination(s).

EIT & LSIT examination waiver requests must be approved by the Board prior to registering for examination(s).

All Re-Exam Applicants (including Structural Engineer): Proceed to NCEES for examination registration.

FINAL FILING DATES
Continuous Testing
The three (3) exams below are administered via computer-based testing. Registration is open year-round.
  • FE/FS (EIT/LSIT) Exams
  • NCEES Land Surveying Exam – Principles of Surveying (PS)
  • Chemical
Continuous Testing – Proceed to NCEES for examination registration
Spring 2018 Examination Dates:
NCEES PE Exams
  • Agricultural and Biological
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Industrial
  • Mechanical
April 13, 2018
NCEES Structural 16 hour Exam April 13-14, 2018
ALL CALIFORNIA STATE EXAMS
Spring 2018 Examination Dates:  
Geotechnical Exam* ** May 1 – 15, 2018
California Professional Land Surveying Exam* April 19, 2018
California Civil: Seismic Principles Exam* Beginning April 2018 will be administered on a continuous basis.
California Civil: Engineering Surveying* Beginning April 2018 will be administered on a continuous basis.
*Notes:
  • Schedule is subject to change in accordance with Board Rule 436(c).
  • Applications must be postmarked by the final filing date in accordance with Board Rule 422(a).
  • Postponement requests will be considered on a case by case basis in accordance with Board Rule 446.
  • If you are applying for licensing in California you must apply in accordance with California statutes and regulations, schedules and deadlines. The California Board does not honor NCEES or other states' deadlines for submitting applications.

**Applicants applying for the geotechnical examination are limited to one examination per calendar year.

The California Specific Examinations will be administered as computer based tests (CBT). All candidates will receive an e-mail notice from the Board or the CBT vendor prior to the examination date with instructions on when and how to schedule their examination once all applications have been reviewed and approved.

SPRING 2018 EXAMS FOR GEOLOGISTS AND GEOPHYSICISTS
Spring 2018 Examination Dates:
Geologist-in-Training (GIT)* March 16, 2018
ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology* March 16, 2018
ASBOG Practice of Geology* March 16, 2018
California Specific Examination (CSE) for Professional Geologists March 8, 2018
ASBOG Examinations will be held in Northern California  
FINAL FILING DATES
* Notes:
  • Schedule is subject to change in accordance with The California Code of Regulations (CCR) section 3032.
  • Applications, including fees, must be postmarked by the final filing date in accordance with CCR 3021. See the fee schedule for additional information.
  • The CSE examination is administered as a computer based test (CBT) at a CBT vendor testing center. Examination candidates can view the testing locations at the examination vendor’s website.
  • All approved examination candidates will receive an e-mail notice from the Board approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the examination date with instructions regarding when and how to schedule their examination time and location with the examination vendor.
  • Postponement requests are not guaranteed and are considered on a case by case basis.
  • If you are applying for licensing in California you must apply in accordance with California statutes and regulations, schedules and deadlines.
FALL 2018 EXAMS FOR ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS
All NCEES Exams
All NEW Applicants (excluding SE and waiver requests): Proceed to NCEES for examination registration prior to submission of application for licensure to the Board.
New SE Applicants must submit a completed application and be approved by the Board prior to registering for examination(s).
FE & FS examination waiver requests must be approved by the Board prior to registering for examination(s).
All Re-Exam Applicants (including SE): Proceed to NCEES for examination registration.
FINAL FILING DATES
Continuous Testing
The three (3) exams below are administered via computer-based testing. Registration is open year-round.
  • FE/FS (EIT/LSIT) Exams
  • NCEES Land Surveying Exam – Principles of Surveying (PS)
  • Chemical
Continuous Testing – Proceed to NCEES for examination registration
Fall 2018 Examination Dates:

NCEES PE Exams

  • Civil
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical
  • Fire Protection
  • Mechanical
  • Metallurgical
  • Nuclear
  • Petroleum

October 26, 2018

NCEES Structural 16 hour Exam October 26-27, 2018
ALL CALIFORNIA STATE EXAMS
Fall 2018 Examination Dates:
California Geotechnical Engineer Exam* ** November 1 – 15, 2018
California Traffic Engineer Exam* October 25, 2018
California Professional Land Surveying Exam* October 30, 2018
California Civil: Seismic Principles Exam* Beginning April 2018 will be administered on a continuous basis.
California Civil: Engineering Surveying* Beginning April 2018 will be administered on a continuous basis.
* Notes:
  • Schedule is subject to change in accordance with Board Rule 436(c).
  • Applications must be postmarked by the final filing date in accordance with Board Rule 422(a).
  • Postponement requests will be considered on a case by case basis in accordance with Board Rule 446.
  • If you are applying for licensing in California you must apply in accordance with California statutes and regulations, schedules and deadlines. The California Board does not honor NCEES or other state's deadlines for submitting applications.

**Applicants applying for the geotechnical examination are limited to one examination per calendar year.

The California Specific Examinations will be administered as computer based tests (CBT). All candidates will receive an e-mail notice from the Board or the CBT vendor prior to the examination date with instructions on when and how to schedule their examination once all applications have been reviewed and approved.

FALL 2018 EXAMS FOR GEOLOGISTS AND GEOPHYSICISTS
Fall 2018 Examination Dates:
Geologist-in-Training (GIT)* October 5, 2018
ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology* October 5, 2018
ASBOG Practice of Geology* October 5, 2018
California Specific Examination (CSE) for Professional Geologists October 9, 2018
Professional Geophysicists (PGp) Examination October 10, 2018
Certified Engineering Geologist (CEG) October 10, 2018
Certified Hydrogeologist (CHG) October 10, 2018
ASBOG Examinations will be held in Southern California
FINAL FILING DATES
* Notes:
  • Schedule is subject to change in accordance with The California Code of Regulations (CCR) section 3032.
  • Applications, including fees, must be postmarked by the final filing date in accordance with CCR 3021. See the fee schedule for additional information.
  • The CSE, PGp, CEG and CHG examinations are administered as a computer based test (CBT) at a CBT vendor testing center. Examination candidates can view the testing locations at the examination vendor’s website.
  • All approved examination candidates will receive an e-mail notice from the Board approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the examination date with instructions regarding when and how to schedule their examination time and location with the examination vendor.
  • Postponement requests are not guaranteed and are considered on a case by case basis.
  • If you are applying for licensing in California you must apply in accordance with California statutes and regulations, schedules and deadlines.