Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board

FE AND PE EXAMINATION REGISTRATION PROCESS
(Updated: April 2019)

Applicants for Louisiana planning to take a Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Exam may register directly with NCEES, if you meet these requirements:

  • Applicant has graduated with a BS degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program and has submitted a transcript to NCEES.
  • Applicant has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam, and has this information verified on your MyNCEES account.
After taking a PE Exam, your scores will be released to your MyNCEES account.



Paper and Pencil and Computer Based Test (CBT) Examination Schedule
(Updated: May 2020)
  • Updates for the October 2020 NCEES PE exam administration. Due to the cancellation of the April 2020 exams, it is anticipated that there will be an unprecedented number of candidates registering for the October 2020 paper and pencil PE exams.

  • Registration opens on June 1. You are encouraged to register early as seating and site selection is limited and offered on a first come/first serve basis. Registration will close on August 20.

  • You may register directly with NCEES if all of your information is current on your MyNCEES account https://ncees.org/supplemental/launch-login. You must have a verified transcript of your EAC/ABET degree on file with NCEES and a passing FE score.

  • You can find additional information on the October PE exams at these sites: https://ncees.org/covid-19/ and https://ncees.org/engineering/.

  • If you plan to take a CBT PE exam, you can find more information here https://home.pearsonvue.com/essential-services-faqs.


RE-EXAMINATION AND RESCHEDULE PROCESS
(Updated: April 2019)
  • Reschedule applicants for Louisiana may register directly with NCEES.

  • Applicants should refer to LAPELS rule §1315 (B) and (C) for information on taking the PE exam multiple times:

    • §1315 (B) After an individual has failed a principles and practice of engineering examination, principles and practice of land surveying examination or Louisiana laws of land surveying examination in any and all jurisdictions for the seventh time, he/she is no longer eligible for licensure.

    • (C) After an individual has failed a principles and practice of engineering examination, principles and practice of land surveying examination or Louisiana laws of land surveying examination, he/she may be required to appear before the board, or a committee of the board, for an oral interview/oral examination.