Examination Schedule

FALL 2017 EXAMS FOR ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS
All NCEES Exams
All NEW Applicants (excluding SE/FE/FS 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).

FE and FS 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.

Fall 2017 Examination Dates:
FE/FS (EIT/LSIT) Exams Continuous Testing – Proceed to NCEES for examination registration
NCEES Land Surveying Exam – Principles of Surveying (PS) Continuous Testing – Proceed to NCEES for examination registration
NCEES PE Exams
· Civil
· Control Systems
· Electrical
· Fire Protection
· Mechanical
· Metallurgical
· Nuclear
· Petroleum
October 27, 2017
NCEES Structural 16 hour Exam October 27-28, 2017 (Friday-Saturday)
ALL CALIFORNIA STATE EXAMS
Fall 2017 Examination Dates:
California Geotechnical Engineer Exam Continuous Testing
California Traffic Engineer Exam* October 26, 2017
California Professional Land Surveyor Exam* October 31, 2017
California Civil: Seismic Principles Exam* October 19 - November 9, 2017*
California Civil: Engineering Surveying Exam* October 19 - November 9, 2017*
*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.
  • The Board does not allow extensions of the final filing dates pending notification of the FE/EIT and FS/LSIT exam results.

* 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 2017 EXAMS FOR GEOLOGISTS AND GEOPHYSICISTS
Fall 2017 Exam Final Filing Dates:
Final Filing Date for New Applications May 1, 2017
Final Filing Date for Refile Applications July 10, 2017
Fall 2017 Examination Dates:
Geologist-in-Training (GIT)*
ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology*
ASBOG Practice of Geology*
California Specific Examination (CSE) for Professional Geologists
Professional Geophysicists (PGp) Examination
Certified Engineering Geologist (CEG)
Certified Hydrogeologist (CHG)
October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017
October 10, 2017
October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017
ASBOG Examinations will be held in Northern California
* 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.
  • The Board does not allow extensions of the final filing dates.
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 SE 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 SE): Proceed to NCEES for examination registration.
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* TBD
California Civil: Engineering Surveying* TBD
*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  
* 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.
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* TBD
California Civil: Engineering Surveying* TBD
* 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
* 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.