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Here's your guide to the FE exam!

The NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is the first of the two exams engineers must pass in order to become licensed professional engineers (PE).

FE eLearning Webinar
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What You Need to Know and How to Prepare for the FE Exam

Start preparing for the FE Exam, your first step to becoming a professional licensed engineer. View ASCE’s free eLearning webinar on what you need to know about preparing to take the FE Exam.

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FE Exam overview

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Additional resources

Body of Knowledge

Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge

Get a free copy of ASCE's Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge (CEBOK3).

CEBOK Roadmap

The CEBOK for students

Learn how to use the CEBOK as a roadmap to a successful career in civil engineering.