PhD Qualifying Exam

The Division of Systems examination is offered once a year, usually in late May.

Ph.D. students have three semesters to pass the exam (four semesters for those matriculating in January).

The exam will be graded on a pass/fail basis.  The students have two opportunities to pass the exam within the allowed timeframe.  The examination is closed book.  For further information on the exam format, please refer to the PhD Qualifying Examination Format.

Prior Exams