1 Review of EngineeringFundamentalsCIVL 4197 Course Format 26 Review sessions Half-length mock FE exam 3-hour exam 55 questions (~3 minutes per question) $44 payable online on the day of the examWhat Do I Need? NCEES Supplied Reference Handbook You can purchase it for $ (plus shipping) at You can also download it for free at do I pass the course? Attend at least 22 of the Review sessionsAND Score at least 40% on the mock examOR Pass the real examThe FE ExamExam ParticularsPreparation StrategiesTest-Taking StrategiesFE Exam Format 6-hour exam 8-minute tutorial 110 questions @ 1 point per question 25-minute break halfway through All multiple choice questions 4 choices per question No penalty for wrong answers All choices equally representedWhen Can I Take the Exam?
2 , , , , NovemberYou can only take the exam once per window and no more than 3 times in a 12-month Do I Register for the Exam? and complete the application For Senior Engineering Students and complete the FE Exam Certification Form at your advisor sign the certification both forms to Dr. Pezeshk for his Do I Register for the Exam? the certification form to Racheal to put in your the application form and $15 application fee to the Tennessee Board of you have been approved to sit for the exam, register with NCEES ( ) and pay the $225 exam Do I Register for the Exam? you have been authorized by NCEES, you can schedule an exam at any Pearson VUE testing center in the will then receive an appointment confirmation from the Pearson VUE testing your appointment time arrives, take the exam at the Pearson VUE testing center you Can I Take the Exam?
3 Where Can I Take the Exam?Where can I find more info? FE ExamExam ParticularsPreparation StrategiesTest-Taking StrategiesHow to Prepare for the Exam Attend all the Review sessions Take the practice exams Become familiar with the NCEESFE Supplied-Reference Handbook(9thEdition) Consider purchasing Review books Take the exam seriously!Texas A&M Digital FE FE ExamExam ParticularsPreparation StrategiesTest-Taking StrategiesWhat to Bring to the Exam Government-issued photo id Must have a valid expiration date Must have your name and date of birth Must have your signature STUDENT ID CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED NCEES-approved calculator Calculators AllowedHP-33sHP-35sCasioFX-115 ESFX-115 MSTI-30 XTI-36 XStrategies for Taking the Exam Start with the areas you know best Don t confuse long and difficult Read the entire question before solving Read all the answers before selecting Answers often reflect common mistakes Many questions ask for closest answerStrategies for Taking the Exam Make sure you answer
4 Every question If you don t know the answer .. Try to eliminate clearly incorrect answers Try to work backwards from the remainder If all else fails, GUESS Make sure you don t run out of timeHow is the exam scored Passing grade is 70% but .. Unfair problems are thrown out Beta test problems aren t scored Scores are curved for consistency Bottom line .. You need to answer approximately 55 ofthe 110 questions on the exam correctlyWhat are my chances?ExamVolumePass RateFE Chemical85377%FE Civil4,87470%FE Electrical & Computer1,21775%FE Environmental65775%FE Industrial24864%FE Mechanical3,54782%FE Other Disciplines1,43981%Based on first-time test takers who took the exam between January and May of 2015 ResourcesAvailable $ Civil Online Practice Exam 1 ResourcesAvailable $85FE Civil Practice Exam 1 (FECE1EX)ResourcesAvailable $ $ $ fromiTunes$ 115ES Users 115MS Users 35s Scientific Calculator User 33s Scientific Calculator User 30X and TI 36X