How do I download NCEES Fe reference handbook?

Register or log in to MyNCEES to download your free copy of the FE Reference Handbook. NCEES offers practice exams. These practice exams contain questions that have been used on past exams and questions written just for study materials to give you extra practice.

Is the FE reference handbook free?

You can obtain the FE Reference Handbook pdf, for free, directly from NCEES. Below are the steps to get it.

Is the FE exam handbook searchable?

Yes, you can search on FE Reference Handbook that you are provided during the exam.

What does NCEES stand for?

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional licensure for engineers and surveyors.

How much does the FE exam cost?

The FE Exam costs $175 through NCEES. A few states have additional fees to apply to take the exam. You may have to pay for a hotel and food if you live far from the testing center, increasing the cost to about $400 or $500.

Is the FE exam worth it?

Yes, studying for the exam will require time and effort, but passing the FE exam could be the difference between landing your dream job or not, getting the promotion you deserve, or negotiating a higher salary.

Is FE exam open book?

The FE Exam is closed book because it’s a computer-based test. You cannot bring any books into the testing center. You do, however, get to access the electronic version of the 494-page Reference Handbook. It includes everything you’ll need to pass the FE Exam, plus it’s searchable, too!

How many times can you take FE exam?

NCEES allows examinees to take the exam once during each two-month period and up to three times per 12-month period.

How many times can you take the FE exam in a year?

How long should you study for the FE?

We recommend planning to study for at least 2 to 3 months before your FE exam date. Once you get started practicing problems from all of the different topics covered, you’ll have a better idea if you need to spend more or less time preparing.