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PE and EIT Application Deadlines and Exam Dates

Note: Completed applications submitted prior to the deadline date will be processed in time to meet the exam registration deadlines. Those submitted after the deadline may not be processed in time to register for the exam.

Please submit your application early to allow sufficient time to provide additional information if needed to complete your application. This will help to ensure that you will be approved if you are eligible.

Exam registration deadlines are determined by NCEES and cannot be influenced by the Board. Exam registration is open 4-5 months prior to the exam. The deadline is approximately 2 months prior to the exam date. Refer to the NCEES Exam Registration Website for availability and additional information. Refer to the NCEES Exam Schedule page for future dates not listed below.

Notify NCEES Early For Accommodation Requests Requests for special testing accommodations are made through the NCEES online registration system. NCEES will determine the deadline for accommodation requests. For information refer to: http://ncees.org/exams/special-accommodations/.

FE Exam Dates - The FE exam is administered by NCEES throughout the year. NCEES policy allows an examinee to take the FE exam once during a two-month window, and no more than three times during a twelve-month period.

Exam Year PE Application and
EIT Application Deadline
PE and SE Exam Registration Window PE and
SE Vertical Forces Exam Dates
SE Lateral Forces Exam Dates
2017 December 9, 2016 December 12, 2016 - Feb 23, 2017, 2:00 pm CDT April 21, 2017
April 22, 2017
July 14, 2017 June 19, 2017 - August 31, 2017 October 27, 2017 October 28, 2017
2018 December 8, 2017 December 4, 2017 - February 15, 2018 April 13, 2018
April 14, 2018
July 13, 2018 June 18, 2018 - August 30, 2018 October 26, 2018 October 27, 2018
2019 December 7, 2018 To Be Determined April 5, 2019 April 6, 2019
July 12, 2019 To Be Determined October 25, 2019 October 26, 2019
2020 December 6, 2019 To Be Determined April 17, 2020 April 18, 2020
July 10, 2020 To Be Determined October 23, 2020 October 24, 2020

Application Deadlines and Exam Dates for the PE and SE Exams