What do I need to know for the FE Exam?
The fundamentals of engineering exam syllabus can be broken down as follows:
1. Mathematics 15%
2. Engineering Mechanics (Statics & Dynamics) 10%
3. Electricity & Magnetism 9%
4. Chemistry 9%
5. Engineering Economics 8%
6. Engineering Probability & Statistics 7%
7. Fluid Mechanics 7%
8. Material Properties 7%
9. Strength of Materials 7%
10. Computers 7%
11. Ethics and Business Practices 7%
12. Thermodynamics 7%
In the evening session you will have to choose one out of these seven subjects:
7. Other Disciplines
All the questions will be asked relative to these subjects. For a more in-depth breakdown of the different disciplines have a look at the NCEES official link.
You can see a full description of topics covered in each of these subjects in the Reference Handbook provided by NCEES. You can download it for free from:
A hard copy of this handbook is provided to all the examinees at the time of examination. But you are advised to download it or buy a hard copy prior to the exam and review it.