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Exam Schedule

Important Dates

  • The next exams will be offered on March 17, 2017, in Jackson, Mississippi.   The deadline to apply for the exams is January 9, 2017.  Once you've received your exam purchase form from the MSBRPG, send that form to ASBOG before  January 31, 2017.

Assessment/Exit and Fundamentals Exam

(You are currently enrolled in a University and have not completed your degree in geology)

YOU CANNOT ORDER THE EXAM WITHOUT THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION OF THIS BOARD.

1) For those taking the Fundamentals of Geology as a University ​"Assessment/Exit" Examination, you must submit the form labeled Exit Exam (see bottom ofthis page) 

2) Payment by money order or cashier's check only of the $35.00 proctoring/verification fee made out to and sent to the MSBRPG - it must be included.

3) Once this form and payment have been received by the Board we will send you an ASBOG Geology Examination Candidate Request Form that you must complete and mail with your appropriate examination payment directly to ASBOG.  

4)  ASBOG must receive the form (Authorization/Examination Order Form ) and examination fee payment by their deadline, which will be posted here. If ASBOG does not physically receive that form and fee payment by that time and date, you will not be allowed to order the exam and you will forfeit your fee paid that accompanied your Proctoring-Verification Form sent to us.


Fundamentals of Geology and Practice of Geology Examinations For GIT or RPG

Fundamentals of Geology (FG) Exam - You may take the FG exam if:

1)  You have graduated with a degree in Geology or related discipline (geological engineering, etc.).

2)  You meet the minimum requirements as set forth by the MSBRPG law and the rules and regulations of this Board.

3)  You must have a COMPLETE application on file with the Board.  You will not be allowed to take the exam if your application is incomplete.

Practice of Geology (PG) Exam - You may take the PG exam if:

1)  You have graduated with a degree in Geology or related discipline (geological engineering, etc.).

2)  You have passed the FG exam. 

3) You have worked for a minimum of 4 years in the field of Geology under the supervision of a licensed geologist. 

4)  You must have a COMPLETE RPG application on file with this Board. You will not be allowed to take an exam if the application is incomplete.

To take the FG or PG exam:

1)  You must submit the form labeled GIT and RPG Exam Form (see the bottom of this page) 

2)  You must submit payment of a $25.00 proctoring fee made out to and sent to the MSBRPG. 

 YOU MUST HAVE A COMPLETE GIT or RPG APPLICATION ON FILE PRIOR TO ORDERING EITHER EXAM.Once this form and payment have been received we will send you an ASBOG Exam Purchase form that you must complete and mail with the examination payment made out to ASBOG directly to ASBOG. YOU CANNOT ORDER THE EXAM WITHOUT THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION OF THIS BOARD.  Further, ASBOG must receive the form (Examination Order Form ) and examination fee payment no later than 5:00 PM (Eastern Time), January 31, 2017.  If ASBOG does not physically receive that form and fee payment by the time and date above, you will not be allowed to purchase the exam and you will forfeit your fee paid that accompanied your Proctoring-Verification Form sent to us.

The Authorization Forms are located below:

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