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Exam fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Candidate Requirements

Candidates must meet the requirements set forth in RSA 310-A:12 and Eng 300.


The FE exams are given via computer-based testing. Learn more about computer based testing.

Principles and Practices of Engineering Exam Schedule
Year PE, SE Vertical SE Lateral
2016 Apr 15, Oct 28 Apr 16, Oct 29
2017 Apr 21, Oct 27 Apr 22, Oct 28
2018 Apr 13, Oct 26 Apr 14, Oct 27
2019 Apr 5, Oct 25 Apr 6, Oct 26
2020 Apr 17, Oct 23 Apr 18, Oct 24
2021 Apr 23, Oct 22 Apr 24, Oct 23
2022 Apr 22, Oct 21 Apr 23, Oct 22

Calculator Policy

Only the following calculator models are allowed in the exam room:

Casio: All fx-115 models. Any Casio calculator must contain fx-115 in its model name.
Hewlett Packard: The HP 33s and HP 35s models, but no others.
Texas Instruments: All TI-30X and TI-36X models. Any Texas Instruments calculator must contain either TI-30X or TI-36X in its model name.

No other calculator models are allowed.

Principles and Practices of Engineering Exam Deadlines

Deadlines for submission of completed applications (which includes references and all supporting documentation) to the Board for the Professional Engineer Examination are as follows:

  • January 1st - April PE Examination
  • February 1st - April PE Re-examination
  • July 1st - October PE Examination
  • August 1st - October Re-examination

Deadlines are subject to change due to early exam dates.

For more information about the engineering and land surveying exams, contact the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
121 South Fruit Street |  Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-2152