Qualifying Exam

Ph.D. Qualifying Exam

Procedures and Regulations

The Ph.D. qualifying examinations in Civil Engineering consist of two components: (1) one component covers at least two topics in math / science and is composed by the respective departments (e.g., mathematics or other science departments); and (2) the second component includes as a minimum three topics in civil engineering and is composed by the faculty of Civil Engineering Department.

The Ph.D. qualifying examinations is normally offered once a year and it is usually given during the Spring break in the Spring Semester. It is recommended that it should be taken no later than the end of the student's first year of study. At most one retake of the examination is allowed, if the student fails in the first examination.

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