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Passing the PE Nuclear exam is a pivotal step in a Nuclear engineer's career. A PE license is mandatory for consulting, owning a firm, stamping and sealing designs, and other activities. The PE nuclear exam is a computer-based exam given on a single day each year. Knowledge areas covered on the exam include Nuclear Power Systems; Nuclear Fuel Cycle; Interaction of Radiation with Matter; and Nuclear Criticality/Kinetics/Neutronics. Questions focus on both specific materials and non-specific materials. 

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PE Nuclear Exam FAQs

Your exam appointment at a Pearson VUE test center will last 9.5 hours. You will have 8.5 hours to complete the 85-question exam. Also included in your 9-hour appointment is a tutorial and a scheduled break.
The PE Nuclear exam can be difficult. According to NCEES, approximately 58% of first time test takers pass. The exam tests your competency in all aspects of nuclear engineering and should not be taken lightly. You should plan on taking several months to prepare before sitting for the exam.
The PE Nuclear exam tests for a minimum level of competency in nuclear engineering. In most cases, you need a minimum of four years of post-college work experience to be able to sit for the exam.
The PE Nuclear exam covers the following topics:
  • Nuclear Power Systems
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Interaction of Radiation with Matter
  • Nuclear Criticality/Kinetics/Neutronics
For more information, you can visit the ncees.org or view this PDF