Principles and Practice of Surveying Practice Exam

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Updated to January 2019 exam specs

Completely up-to-date to the NCEES CBT exam specifications, Principles and Practice of Surveying Practice Exam, Fourth Edition contains a 100-question exam matching the specifications for Knowledge Areas and topics, and for approximate problem counts within those Knowledge Areas for a better exam prep experience.

The NCEES changed exam specs now include deeper coverage of topics like ALTA/NSPS land title surveys; control networks and geodetic network surveys; construction surveys; boundary surveys; route surveys for alignments and utilities; topographic surveys; surveys to establish new parcels, lots, or units; as-built/record drawing surveys; and consultation surveys.

Principles and Practice of Surveying Practice Exam, Fourth Edition includes:

  • Explanations for the CBT format
  • New problem types (alternative item types (AITs))
  • Tips for passing the PS Exam
  • List of additional and reliable reference materials
eTextbook Access Benefits Include:

  • One year of access
  • Ability to download the entire eTextbook to multiple devices, so you can study even without internet access
  • An auto sync feature across all your devices for a seamless experience on or offline
  • Unique study tools such as highlighting in six different colors to tailor your study experience
  • Features like read aloud for complete hands-free review
  • Regular content updates
Principles and Practice of Surveying Practice Exam Fourth Edition Book Cover
$105.00

PUB YEAR
2018
FORMAT
Paperback or eTextbook
PRINT ISBN
9781591266457

FAQs

The PS exam is a 100-question computer-based test in which your exam appointment will last approximately 7 hours.
The FS exam is a 110-question computer-based test in which your exam appointment will last approximately 6 hours.

The PS exam covers the following topics:

  • Legal Principles
  • Professional Survey Practices
  • Standards and Specifications
  • Business Practices
  • Areas of Practice

For more information, you can visit NCEES.

The FS exam covers the following topics:

  • Surveying Processes and Methods
  • Mapping Processes and Methods
  • Boundary Law and Real Property Principles
  • Surveying Principles
  • Surveying Computations and Computer Applications
  • Business Concepts
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
For more information, you can visit NCEES.

What Our Customers Say

Roy
"I found the practice exam very useful in preparing for the NCEES PS exam. Great refresher to reinforce key topics and supplement other study aids. After practicing Engineering for many years, I decided to pursue Surveying. With the materials PPI offers, I was able to successfully pass the PS exam on the first attempt."
Roy
"I found the practice exam very useful in preparing for the NCEES PS exam. Great refresher to reinforce key topics and supplement other study aids. After practicing Engineering for many years, I decided to pursue Surveying. With the materials PPI offers, I was able to successfully pass the PS exam on the first attempt."
Roy
"I found the practice exam very useful in preparing for the NCEES PS exam. Great refresher to reinforce key topics and supplement other study aids. After practicing Engineering for many years, I decided to pursue Surveying. With the materials PPI offers, I was able to successfully pass the PS exam on the first attempt."