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Examination Registration Process 
(updated: December 2013)

October 2013 Fundamentals of Surveying Exam Candidates:

School candidates: If you have passed the exam submit directly from the college/university a degree confirmed transcript.  Submit a copy of your pass letter to the Board.  Once these items are received your certification will be issued. 

Board approved candidates: Submit a copy of your pass letter to the Board.  Once this is received your certification will be issued. 

Fundamentals of Surveying Exam Candidates starting January 1, 2014 register directly with NCEES to sit for the exam.  Once you have taken and passed the exam, submit an application directly to the Board for certification as an Engineer Intern.  Review the Surveying Application Checklist for required documents for certification.  The Board will review your application at the next regularly scheduled meeting. Review 865 IAC 1-2-2 to ensure you meet the requirements for certification.                                                                                                                                                

Principles and Practice Exam/Comity Candidates must submit an application along with the corresponding application fee and all required documents to the Board Office. Review the Surveying Application Checklist for required documents for certification.  The Board will review your application at the next regularly scheduled meeting.

ONLY AFTER BOARD APPROVAL, you must then register with NCEES and pay an examination fee to reserve a seat for the examination. Do not register with NCEES without board approval. Fees will not be refunded if you register and have not been approved by the Board.

You will receive an email notification from NCEES when scores are released. For more information on the scoring process, visit this link: http://www.ncees.org/.

PASSED PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE/ STATE SPECIFIC EXAM
Candidates must submit your pass letter and issuance fee to the Board. 
Issuance Fee Schedule
August 1 of an odd year through July 31 even year the fee is  $50
August 1 of an even year through July 31 odd year the fee is  $100

FAILED PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE/STATE SPECIFICE EXAM
If you have not exhausted all of your examination attempts in accordance with 865 IAC 1-4-6, please proceed to reschedule with NCEES.  To reschedule as a candidate for the next examination in Indiana, you must complete the registration process online at the NCEES Website prior to the posted deadline. All instructions and deadlines can be found at www.ncees.org


If you have exhausted all examination attempts, please review 865 IAC 1-4-7for additional requirements prior to submitting a new application to the board prior to registering with NCEES. 
For more information, contact the Indiana Board directly at (317) 234-3022 or pla10@pla.in.gov