- 65 percent for first-time exam takers
- 31 percent for repeat takers
The timing and means of notification of exam results to individual candidates varies depending on the jurisdiction in which the candidate applied for registration. Some state boards notify candidates directly, while others use NCEES or third-party exam administrators to deliver results. In addition, some states require review of the results through a board meeting prior to their release, which can impact timing.
NCEES has produced a short video that explains the PE examination scoring process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwFvfJBTBGU.
Michael Behnke, P.E., is Chairman of the IEEE-USA Licensure & Registration Committee.
Steven Barrett, Ph.D., P.E., currently serves as Chairman of the NCEES Electrical & Computer PE Exam Committee.