April 2002 Examinations Statistical Comparisons

Pass Rate Comparison - 1st Time vs. Repeat Test Takers

ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (FUNDAMENTALS)
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 1766 1174 66.48% 592 33.52%
Repeat 1390 358 25.76% 1032 74.24%

CIVIL ENGINEERING EXAMINATIONS
8-hour Principles & Practices
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 732 386 52.73% 346 47.27%
Repeat 1347 335 24.87% 1012 75.13%

Seismic Principles
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 829 373 44.99% 456 55.01%
Repeat 1298 469 36.13% 829 63.87%

Engineering Surveying
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 837 470 56.15% 367 43.85%
Repeat 1309 466 35.60% 843 64.40%

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EXAMINATION
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 15 8 53.33% 7 46.67%
Repeat 21 6 28.57% 15 71.43%

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EXAMINATION
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 82 49 59.76% 33 40.24%
Repeat 160 45 28.13% 115 71.88%

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EXAMINATION
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 103 62 60.19% 41 39.81%
Repeat 158 60 37.97% 98 62.03%

LAND SURVEYOR-IN-TRAINING (FUNDAMENTALS)
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 154 47 30.52% 107 69.48%
Repeat 150 44 29.33% 106 70.67%

LAND SURVEYING EXAMINATION
  # Tested # Pass Pass % # Fail Fail %
1st Time 127 20 15.75% 107 84.25%
Repeat 316 36 11.39% 280 88.61%

Posted October 2002
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists