Fall 2015 Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
1529
Passed
675
Pass %
44%
Seismic Principles
Tested
1634
Passed
671
Pass %
41%
Engineering Surveying
Tested
1761
Passed
889
Pass %
51%

 

 

 

 

Other Engineering Disciplines

Chemical
Tested
33
Passed
21
Pass %
64%
Control Systems
Tested
27
Passed
19
Pass %
70%
Electrical
Tested
256
Passed
95
Pass %
37%

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Protection
Tested
29
Passed
16
Pass %
55%
Mechanical
Tested
291
Passed
171
Pass %
59%
Metallurgical
Tested
11
Passed
8
Pass %
73%

 

 

 

 

 

Nuclear
Tested
0
Passed
0
Pass %
0%
Petroleum
Tested
5
Passed
3
Pass %
60%
Traffic
Tested
71
Passed
34
Pass %
48%

 

 

 

 

 

National Structural Lateral
Tested
98
Passed
31
Pass %
32%
National Structural Vertical
Tested
97
Passed
39
Pass %
40%
 

 

 

 

 

Professional Land Surveyor Exams


National PLS
Tested
39
Passed
16
Pass %
41%
State-Specific PLS
Tested
158
Passed
29
Pass %
18%

Professional Geologist Exams

ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology Including Geologist-In-Training
Tested
86
Passed
55
Pass %
64%
ASBOG Practice of Geology
Tested
52
Passed
34
Pass %
65%
California Specific Exam
Tested
82
Passed
51
Pass %
62%

 

 

 

 

Specialty Certifications and Professional Geophysicist Exams
 
Certified Engineering Geologist
Tested
49
Passed
24
Pass %
49%
Certified Hydrogeologist
Tested
18
Passed
12
Pass %
67%
Professional Geophysicist
Tested
8
Passed
4
Pass %
50%

 

 

 

 

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) reports examination results for the national examinations as "pass" or "fail." No scores are reported. Candidates who fail the examinations will be provided with a diagnostic report to indicate performance in those sections attempted. More information about this policy may be obtained from the NCEES website. Do NOT contact the Board requesting your score; the scores will not be provided. Beginning with the April 2009 examinations, the results for the California Special Civil [Seismic Principles and Engineering Surveying] examinations will be reported as "pass" or "fail." No scores will be reported. Candidates who fail the examinations will be provided with a diagnostic report to indicate performance in those sections attempted.

Posted January 12, 2016