Advisory Notices:

October 2015 Examination Administration Results

  • When the results of the NCEES examinations (PE and PS) have been validated, NCEES will send an e-mail informing you that your result can be accessed through your My NCEES account.
  • The results of the New York State Specific Land Surveying Exam will be mailed directly to each candidate.
  • PE/PS exams - After receiving a passing result, it will take approximately 3 to 5 weeks for a status review of your licensure application file. If you meet all requirements for licensure, you will be granted a license as soon as possible.  After 3 to 5 weeks you may check our website at www.op.nysed.gov/opsearches.htm to see if a license has been issued. If no license is reported on the website, it may mean that your results have not yet been entered; check again in a few days. Your cooperation in using our website is appreciated.

April 2016 New York State Application Filing Deadline for NCEES Principles and Practice (PE) Examinations:

  • The April 2016 New York State Examination Administration Application Filing Deadline for the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination - PE (Part B) is October 16, 2015.  Please note, we will make every effort to provide a review of those applications postmarked by November 1, 2015, although reviews for submissions after October 16 cannot be guaranteed.  You are strongly encouraged to submit applications at the earliest possible date.
  • Once you have received approval from the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying to sit for the NCEES PE exam you must register through the NCEES website at www.ncees.org
  • Approximately 30 minutes after completing your registration with NCEES, you will receive an email from Castle Worldwide that contains a link that will allow you to submit the scheduling/administration fee to Castle Worldwide, the testing service contracted by NYSED to administer the exam.
  • Once registration closes those eligible who have completed all the above steps will have their status changed to “Approved” and will be allowed to select their testing location.  If you have been made eligible by the Board and completed all of the above steps and your status has not been changed to “Approved” by the end of the day on February 19th 2016, contact the Board Office by email.  Make sure you include your full name, NCEES ID number, date of birth and last four digits of your social security number.
  • The NCEES online registration for the PE exam runs from December 7, 2015 through February 18, 2016 and can be accessed through their website at www.ncees.org.  The NCEES online registration and payment process for the NCEES PE exam closes on February 18, 2016 at 3:00P.M. Eastern time; there are NO extensions.  Please remember it is your responsibility to complete this registration and payment process by the deadline.

April 2016 New York State Application Filing Deadline for NCEES Principles and Practice of Surveying(PS) and New York State Specific Land Surveying Examinations:

  • The April 2016 New York State Examination Administration Application Filing Deadline for the NCEES Principles and Practice of Surveying(PS) and New York State Specific Land Surveying examinations is November 1, 2015
  • Once you have received approval from the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying to sit for the NCEES PS and/or NYS Specific Land Surveying exam you must register through the NCEES website at www.ncees.org
  • Approximately 30 minutes after completing your registration with NCEES, you will receive an email from Castle Worldwide that contains a link that will allow you to submit the scheduling/administration fee to Castle Worldwide, the testing service contracted by NYSED to administer the exam.
  • The NCEES online registration for the NCEES PS and NYS Specific Land Surveying exams runs from December 7, 2015 through February 18, 2016 and can be accessed through their website at www.ncees.org.  The NCEES online registration and payment process for these exams closes on February 18, 2016 at 3P.M Eastern time; there are NO extensions.  Please remember it is your responsibility to complete this registration and payment process by the deadline.

New York State Specific Land Surveying Examination Test Blueprint valid April 2017 forward


New Eligibility and Registration Procedures for NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering(FE) and Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Computer Based Examinations in 2015/2016

Eligibility and Registration for NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam

 

  • EAC/ABET Engineering programs - Students/applicants who are within twenty credits of graduation (generally your final semester) or have graduated from an EAC/ABET accredited baccalaureate program in engineering are automatically eligible to sit for the NCEES FE exam.  You may verify whether your program is EAC/ABET accredited through the ABET website at www.abet.org.  If you meet these criteria you are no longer required to obtain approval from the NYS Board for Engineering and Land Surveying prior to registering for the FE exam with NCEES.  To sit for the FE exam, you must register and pay NCEES directly through their online registration system available via their website at www.ncees.org.  Information is posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam.
  • ETAC/ABET Engineering Technology programs - Students/applicants that have graduated from an ETAC/ABET accredited baccalaureate program in engineering technology are automatically eligible to sit for the NCEES FE exam. You may verify whether your program is ETAC/ABET accredited through the ABET website at www.abet.org.  If you meet this criterion you are no longer required to obtain approval from the NYS Board for Engineering and Land Surveying prior to registering for the FE exam with NCEES.  To sit for the FE exam, you must register and pay NCEES directly through their online registration system available via their website at www.ncees.org.  Information is posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam.  If you sit for the exam before you are eligible, your exam may be invalidated.
  • All Foreign and NON-ABET Education programs – Students/applicants who are not enrolled or have not graduated from an EAC or ETAC ABET accredited baccalaureate program MUST submit an application which consists of a Form 1, Form 2 with transcripts and a $70 fee to the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying (NYS Board) for eligibility to sit for the NCEES FE exam.  Once you have received approval from the NYS Board to sit for the NCEES FE exam, you must register and pay the exam administration fee with NCEES through their online registration system available via their website at www.ncees.org   Information is posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam. 

 

Eligibility for NCEES Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Exam

  • EAC or ETAC ABET Surveying programs - Students/applicants who are within twenty credits of graduation (generally your final semester) or have graduated from an EAC or ETAC ABET accredited baccalaureate program in surveying are automatically eligible to sit for the NCEES FS exam.  You may verify whether your program is EAC or ETAC ABET accredited through the ABET website at www.abet.org.  If you meet these criteria you are no longer required to obtain approval from the NYS Board for Engineering and Land Surveying prior to registering for the FS exam with NCEES.  To sit for the FS exam, you must register and pay NCEES directly through their online registration system available via their website at www.ncees.org.  Information is posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam.
  • All Foreign and NON-ABET Education programs – Students/applicants who are not enrolled or have not graduated from an EAC or ETAC ABET accredited baccalaureate program in surveying MUST submit an application with $70 fee to the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying (NYS Board) for eligibility to sit for the NCEES FS exam. Once you have received approval from the NYS Board to sit for the NCEES FS exam, you must register and pay the exam administration fee with NCEES through their online registration system available via their website at www.ncees.org   Information is posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FS exam. 

 

 

Last Updated: December 24, 2015