Fall 2016 Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
1655
Passed
753
Pass %
45%
Seismic Principles
Tested
1695
Passed
738
Pass %
44%
Engineering Surveying
Tested
1900
Passed
1013
Pass %
53%

 

 

 

 

Other Engineering Disciplines

Chemical
Tested
41
Passed
25
Pass %
61%
Control Systems
Tested
15
Passed
3
Pass %
20%
Electrical
Tested
275
Passed
121
Pass %
44%

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Protection
Tested
36
Passed
23
Pass %
64%
Geotechnical
Tested
58
Passed
22
Pass %
38%
Mechanical
Tested
330
Passed
212
Pass %
64%

 

 

 

 

 

Metallurgical
Tested
6
Passed
3
Pass %
50%
Nuclear
Tested
0
Passed
0
Pass %
0%
Petroleum
Tested
3
Passed
0
Pass %
0%

 

 

 

 

 

Traffic
Tested
81
Passed
31
Pass %
38%
National Structural Lateral
Tested
113
Passed
43
National Structural Vertical
Tested
128
Passed
41
 

 

 

 

 

Professional Land Surveyor Exams


National PLS
Tested
62
Passed
36
Pass %
58%
State-Specific PLS
Tested
167
Passed
47
Pass %
28%

Fundamentals of Engineering and Land Surveying

Fundamentals Of Engineering
Tested
5879
Passed
3506
Pass %
60%
Fundamentals of Land Surveying
Tested
196
Passed
58
Pass %
30%

 

 

 

 

Professional Geologist Exams

ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology Including Geologist-In-Training
Tested
136
Passed
87
Pass %
64%
ASBOG Practice of Geology
Tested
78
Passed
57
Pass %
73%
California Specific Exam
Tested
100
Passed
57
Pass %
57%

 

 

 

 

Specialty Certifications and Professional Geophysicist Exams
 
Certified Engineering Geologist
Tested
37
Passed
23
Pass %
62%
Certified Hydrogeologist
Tested
27
Passed
21
Pass %
78%
Professional Geophysicist
Tested
9
Passed
5
Pass %
56%

 

 

 

 

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.

Updated March 8, 2017