exams

Exam Schedule


The FG and PG exams will be offered on March 15, 2019, in Jackson, Mississippi.   The deadline to apply for the exam with the MSBRPG is January 15, 2019.   The Proctoring/Verification form will be posted on this website during the first week or two of November 2018.   When it is available, complete the appropriate form and submit it and your payment to the Board.  The Board will then send you ASBOG's Geology Examination Candidate Request Form.   Once you've received your ASBOG Geology Examination Candidate Request Form from the MSBRPG, send that form to ASBOG before  January 29, 2019.  Please be aware that you cannot take the FG or PG exam without prior authorization of this Board.


PLEASE NOTE:   Begining with the March 16, 2018 exam, the FG exam fee paid to ASBOG is $200.00.  The PG exam fee is $250.00.

FG as an Assessment/Exit Exam

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

To take the FG exam as a University Assessment/Exit Exam you must:

1) Complete and submit the Proctoring/Verification form (labeled Exit Exam at the bottom of this page) by January 15, 2019.

2) Include with your Proctoring/Verification form a payment of $35, by money order or cashier's check only, made out to the MSBRPG.

3) Once this form and payment have been received by the Board we will send you an ASBOG Geology Examination Candidate Request FormYou must complete the form and submit it directly to ASBOG along with your $200 examination fee.

4)  ASBOG must receive the ASBOG Geology Examination Candidate Request Form and the examination fee of $200 by their deadline of January 29, 2019.  If ASBOG does not receive that form and payment by 5:00pm on January 29, 2019, you will not be able to order the exam and you will forfeit your Proctoring/Verification fee paid to the MSBRPG.


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 (engineering geology, 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 GIT 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 (engineering geology, 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 Proctoring/Verification form (labeled GIT and RPG Exam Form at the bottom of this page).

2)  You must submit your $25 proctoring fee along with your Proctoring/Verification form to the MSBRPG by the January 15, 2019 deadline. Once this form and payment have been received we will send you the ASBOG Geology Examination Candidate Request Form that you must complete and mail with the examination payment ($200 for FG - $250 for PG) made out to ASBOG directly to ASBOG by their January 29, 2019 deadline.

3) ASBOG must receive the ASBOG Geology Examination Candidate Request Form and the appropriate examination fee by their deadline of January 29, 2019.  If ASBOG does not receive that form and payment by 5:00pm on January 29, 2019, you will not be able to order the exam and you will forfeit your Proctoring/Verification fee paid to the MSBRPG.


The Authorization Forms are located below:  

​​​​​​
​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​