(a) The board shall establish examination criteria including the acceptable passing grade.
(b) Written examinations shall be given in two sections and may be taken only after the applicant has met the other minimum requirements and has been approved by the board for admission to the examinations which are as follows:
(1) Engineering fundamentals. -- The examination consists of an eight-hour test period on the fundamentals of engineering. Passing this examination qualifies the examinee for an engineer intern certificate, provided the examinee has met all other requirements for certification required by this article; and
(2) Principles and practice of engineering. -- The examination consists of an eight-hour test period on applied engineering. Passing this examination qualifies the examinee for registration as a professional engineer, provided the examinee has met the other requirements.
(c) A candidate failing one examination may apply for reexamination, which may be granted upon payment of a fee established by the board. In the event of a second failure, the examinee may be required to appear before the board to present evidence of having pursued further instruction in deficit areas.
(d) The board shall publish in brochure form and shall make available to any person interested in being registered the requirements and specifications of the written examination.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session