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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans 8
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems 16
Electrical Feeders 7
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors 14
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials 10
Electrical Equipment and Devices 12
Motors and Generators 2
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means 2
Special Occupancies, Equipment and Conditions 7
Renewable Energy Technologies 2

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 240

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon

Additional Recommended Books

1. Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI Buy at Amazon
2. Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2017, Tom Henry Buy at Amazon
3. Ugly's Electrical References, 2017, George V. Hart Buy at Amazon
We highly recommend that you purchase one of the reference books above and learn how to use for your exam.  Each book is a comprehensive subject index to the NEC.  They provide an even faster way to look up answers in the code book during an exam (if allowed).

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The price of study materials is based on the number of questions contained in the files you receive.

Questions are sourced from the NEC and Ugly's Electrical Reference.  The content is adjusted for subjects listed in the PSI bulletin.

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