American University of Sharjah

Testing Center

Testing Center

FE and PE

American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been declared the sole testing center in the United Arab Emirates for the prestigious Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) and Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam (PE) administrated by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) in the USA.

The AUS Testing and Professional Development Center is offering the computer-based FE exam. The exam has many significant changes in content, format and administration. The following link offers more information on computer-based testing. You may also find information about the exam day procedures here.

Candidates who are deemed eligible for the FE or PE exam will then complete a web-based registration form for the specified exam. All candidates must agree to comply with NCEES' policies and procedures for testing before they will be allowed to test. Candidates will pay all required examination fees during the web-based registration process using a personal credit card. Contact AUS for information about the approval process.

After you have been approved by AUS to take the exam, you must register online with NCEES and pay the appropriate fees to reserve your seat prior to the posted NCEES registration deadline.

FE Exam Eligibility

A.    Qualifications for the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.

For the Fundamentals of Engineering examination, candidates will be limited to those candidates who:

  • have attained senior status from an EAC/ABET program in engineering or
  • are graduates from an EAC/ABET program in engineering or
  • have obtained an evaluation of their education through the NCEES Credentials Evaluation Service that has been deemed by NCEES to meet the minimum requirements of the NCEES Engineering Education Standard.

FE Test Schedule

To download the Test Schedule click here

FE Registration 

For AUS students: please read the online registration procedures.

For Non-AUS students register, please visit https://infodesk.aus.edu, sign up and post your query.

PE Exam Eligibility 

B.    Qualifications for the Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination.

For the Principles and Practice of Engineering examination, candidates will be limited to those who:

  • have been awarded a Bachelor of Science or Master's degree in engineering from an EAC/ABET engineering program or
  • have obtained an evaluation of their education through the NCEES Credentials Evaluation Service that has been deemed by NCEES to meet the minimum requirements of the NCEES Engineering Education Standard and
  • have attained a minimum of four (4) years of progressive engineering experience and
  • have successfully completed the FE examination
  • AUS webpage on NCESS website

PE Registration

For registration, please go to https://infodesk.aus.edu, sign up and post your queries.

PE Required Identification 

You must present a current government-issued ID upon arrival at the test center. Acceptable forms of ID must be government issued and must include a valid expiration date, your name and date of birth, a recognizable photo, and your signature.