Examination Reference Materials

The following is a list of recommended references for the Civil Engineer examination. References included in this list should be considered suggested materials only.

References for All Disciplines


Exam Specifications for all NCEES Professional Engineer Exams

The NCEES Mechanical Engineering Exam format is multiple choice. For information, follow this link to Principles and Practice of Engineering Examinations on the NCEES web site.The NCEES Electrical Engineering Exam format is multiple choice. Beginning with the April 2009 examinations, the Electrical Engineering exam will consist of three separate exams divided by subdiscipline. The three subdisciplines are Electrical and Computer - Computer Examination; Electrical and Computer - Electrical and Electronics Examination; and Electrical and Computer - Power Examination. Candidates will be required to specify on their applications which one of these subdiscipline exams they wish to take. For information about the new exams, follow this link to Principles and Practice of Engineering Examinations on the NCEES web site. The NCEES Civil Engineering Exam format is multiple choice. For information, follow this link to Principles and Practice of Engineering Examinations on the NCEES web site.


References for the Professional Land Surveyor Examination


References for Engineer-in-Training and Land Surveyor-in-Training Examinations