Thursday , December 1 2022


Pakistan Engineering Council under the provisions of the PEC Act, 1976 and PDE Byelaws-2008, (amended up to October 31, 2017) is holding the 16th Engineering Practice Examination (EPE) for Registered Engineers (REs) to get the prestigious title of Professional Engineer (PE). The engineer will apply through an online application system along with an undertaking available at the PEC website: The last date for applying is October 23, 2021.


The exam will be held simultaneously in the following Cities on October 25, 2022 (Tentative):

Islamabad Peshawar Lahore Quetta Karachi


The candidates who have applied for 16th EPE (Spring-2022) are not required to submit their applications afresh. However, their eligibility will be subject to the fulfillment of the above criteria. Further, the candidates who have already appeared in 13th, 14th, and/or 15th EPE but could not qualify for any part of the exam can also apply to re-appear in the NOT QUALIFIED
All interested engineers fulfilling the above criteria may apply on the prescribed form available on the PEC website along with a fee of Rs. 5000/- + Bank Charges (details of PEC online bank accounts available at and attested copies of valid CNIC, PEC registration certificate, work experience certificate) and two recent passport size photographs (attested on backside). The applications complete in all respect should reach the following address by 31st July 2021. Application form, examination format, EPE syllabi, study material, and necessary guidelines are available on the PEC website ( under CPD.
Additional Registrar – CPD
Pakistan Engineering Council
Ataturk Avenue (East), Sector G-5/2, Islamabad
PABX: 051-2829296, 2829348; Ext.: 104, 251, Tel. (Direct): 051 2870191
Fax: 051 2871629, Email:


As per PEC Act. 1976 amended up to December 01.2016. the PE has privilege over “RE” in terms of technical sanction authority, design/ process certification, and preference for higher levels leading towards international practice. All those engineers who are registered with PEC as Registered Engineers (RE) in April 2005 and thereafter, having proven professional experience of five years from the date of initial registration with PEC till the closing date of applications, whether working privately or in the employment of an Engineering Public Organization and also have acquired 17 CPD-Credit Points (w.e.f. 10th July 2010 onwards), are eligible to apply.