Calculator Policy for the Engineering and Surveying Licensing Exams

To protect the integrity of its exams, NCEES limits the types of calculators you may bring to the exam room. The only calculator models acceptable for use during the exam are as follows:

Casio: All FX-115 models. Any Casio calculator must contain FX-115 in its model name. Examples of acceptable Casio FX-115 models include (but are not limited to):

  • FX-115 ES Plus (Click here for online lessons on how to use the FX-115 ES Plus calculator)
  • FX-115 ES
  • FX-115 MS
  • FX-115 MS Plus
  • FX-115 MS SR


Hewlett Packard: The HP 33s and HP 35s models, but no others.


Texas Instrument: All TI-30X and TI-36X models. Any Texas Instruments calculator must contain either TI-30X or TI-36X in its model name. Examples of acceptable TI-30X and TI-36X models include (but are not limited to):

  • TI-30Xa
  • TI-30Xa SOLAR
  • TI-30Xa SE
  • TI-30XS Multiview
  • TI-30X IIB
  • TI-30X IIS
  • TI-36X II
  • TI-36X SOLAR
  • TI-36X Pro
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