Advisory Notices:

October 2014 New York State Application Filing Deadline for NCEES Principles and Practice (PE) Examinations:

  • The October 2014 New York State Examination Administration Application Filing Deadline for the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination - PE (Part B) is May 1, 2014.  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.
  • The NCEES online registration for the PE exam is expected to open on June 16, 2014 and can be accessed through their website at www.ncees.org. The NCEES online registration and Castle Worldwide Inc payment process for the NCEES PE exam closes on August 28, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST; there are NO extensions.    Please remember it is your responsibility to complete this registration and payment process by the deadline.

 

October 2014 New York State Application Filing Deadline for NCEES Principles and Practice of Surveying(PS) and New York State Specific Land Surveying Examinations:

  • The October 2014 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 June 1, 2014
  • 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 examinations 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 is expected to open on June 16, 2014 and can be accessed through their website at www.ncees.org. The NCEES online registration and Castle Worldwide Inc payment process for the NCEES PS and/or NYS Specific Land Surveying exam closes on August 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST; there are NO extensions.  Please remember it is your responsibility to complete this registration and payment process by the deadline.

April 2014 Examination Administration Results.

  • When the results of the NCEES examinations (PE, 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 4 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 4 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.

FE / FS Examination Results

  • FE/FS - After receiving a passing result, it will take approximately 4 to 5 weeks for a status review of your application file. If you meet all requirements for an "Intern Engineer" or "Intern Land Surveyor" certificate one will be mailed to your address on file with us as soon as possible. Please note, that in accordance with statute, only a graduate of an EAC/ABET approved program in engineering or land surveying leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, who has successfully completed the FE or FS exam is eligible for an "Intern" certificate. 

 

New Eligibility and Registration Procedures for NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering

(FE) and Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Computer Based Examinations in 2014

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 will be posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam beginning in November 2013.
  • 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 will be posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam beginning in November 2013.
  • 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 will be posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam beginning in November 2013. 

 

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 will be posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam beginning in November 2013.
  • 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 will be posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FS exam beginning in November 2013. 

 

 

Last Updated: May 20, 2014