|(a) The examination on the principles and practice of engineering is open only to licensed engineers who wish to take the examination for record purposes and to applicants who have received board approval to take it. (b) Applicants approved to take the examination on the principles and practice of engineering shall: (1) be advised of the first examination date for which they are eligible; (2) schedule to test in an area of competency as demonstrated by their experience or education; (3) be solely responsible for timely scheduling for the examination and any payment of examination fees; and (4) have no more than four consecutive examination administrations, including the examination given on the date of the first available examination, to pass the examination. Except as provided for in §133.61(i) of this chapter (relating to Engineering Examinations Required for a License to Practice as a Professional Engineer), no extensions shall be granted under any circumstances. (A) Once an applicant has scheduled for an examination that is offered once per year, the consecutive administrations shall be counted as one annually as long as the applicant does not schedule to sit for an examination that is offered twice per year. (B) Once an applicant has scheduled for an examination that is offered twice per year, either for the first time or after scheduling for an examination that is offered once per year, the remaining consecutive administrations shall be counted as two annually from that examination forward until the four consecutive administrations expire. (C) An applicant taking the Structural Engineering examinations must receive acceptable results for all components of the exam within four consecutive exam administrations. (c) Applications for applicants who do not pass the examination within the allotted time specified in subsection (b)(4) of this section shall be denied pursuant to §133.87 of this chapter (relating to Final Action on Applications). (d) The examination on the principles and practice of engineering shall be offered according to the schedule determined by the NCEES or by the board.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §133.67 adopted to be effective May 20, 2004, 29 TexReg 4873; amended to be effective December 21, 2008, 33 TexReg 10169; amended to be effective September 13, 2011, 36 TexReg 5842