Our membership exams are seven hours long. They are demanding tests of your competence, designed to ensure that our MIStructE and IMIStructE designations remain highly regarded around the world as the mark of professional and technical excellence.
There are lots of useful ways to prepare for your exams, including consulting past papers, reading tips from successful candidates, and attending exam preparation courses.
From January 2024, the Institution’s membership exams will challenge candidates to design more sustainable structures and to critically evaluate the client brief to suggest ways to reduce material usage.
Read more about the exam changes
The Examinations Panel have published a fully-critiqued answer script by a candidate from the February 2023 exam. This new resource should be viewed by all candidates as part of their preparations.
Download critiqued answer script
Wednesday 24 January 2024 - Chartered Member (please note the Incorporated-Member to Chartered Member Supplementary exam will not be held in this session)
Tuesday 16 July 2024 - Chartered Member, Incorporated-Member, and Incorporated-Member to Chartered Member Supplementary
The exam is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process. It is the final assessment of your suitability for the IMIStructE designation.
The exam is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process. It is the final assessment of your suitability for the widely respected MIStructE designation.
The exam is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process.
The Professional Review interview is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process.
Prepare for the Chartered, Incorporated-Membership, and Incorporated-Member to Chartered Member Supplementary exams with past papers, examiner reports, courses and tips.
Important docuements to download and read before registering to sit an exam.
You have the right to appeal any decision regarding your professional review (interview and exam).
Information on what The Institution can offer to help candidates who need additional support during the Professional Review process.
Find exam centres near you and information regarding the location of exam centres.