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If you apply for Chartered or Associate-Membership you will need to sit an exam which assesses your suitability for the MIStructE and AMIStructE designations.

Our membership exams are seven hours long. They are demanding tests of your competence, designed to ensure that our AMIStructE and MIStructE 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. 

Next exam dates:

Wednesday 8 February 2023 - Chartered Member and Associate-Member to Chartered Member Supplementary

Tuesday 18 July 2023 - Chartered Member, Associate-Member, and Associate-Member to Chartered Member Supplementary
 

2023 Key Election Dates
The table below sets out the schedule of meetings where elections to professional grades of membership occur. Once you have passed both the Examination and Professional Review Interview (if applicable), you will be considered for election at the next available dates as set out below. Please note that interview results are only released after initially being approved at the appropriate Application & Professional Review Panel meeting.

Please note: you do not need to contact us, you will receive an email within a couple of days of the committee meeting that will confirm your outcome.
 
  Application & Professional Review Panel Membership Committee
Q1 Wednesday 8 February Thursday 16 March
Q2 Wednesday 31 May Thursday 22 June
Q3 Wednesday 13 September Thursday 5 October
Q4 Wednesday 8 November Thursday 7 December

 

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Workshop underway at the 2017 Young Engineers Conference

Associate-Membership exam

The exam is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process. It is the final assessment of your suitability for the AMIStructE designation.

An exam underway

Chartered Membership exam

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.

Sketching at the 2017 Young Engineers Conference

Associate-Membership to Chartered Membership supplementary exam

The exam is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process.

Woman interviewing man

Professional Review interview

The Professional Review interview is one of two essential elements in our Professional Review process.

<h4>Exam preparation</h4>

Exam preparation

Prepare for the Chartered, Associate-Membership, and Associate-Member to Chartered Member Supplementary exams with past papers, examiner reports, courses and tips.

<h4>Exam centres</h4>

Exam centres

Find exam centres near you and information regarding the location of exam centres.

<h4>Candidate guidance</h4>

Candidate guidance

Important docuements to download and read before registering to sit an exam.

<h4>Exam appeal procedure</h4>

Exam appeal procedure

You have the right to appeal any decision regarding your professional review (interview and exam).

<h4>Exam candidate reasonable adjustments</h4>

Exam candidate reasonable adjustments

Information on what The Institution can offer to help candidates who need additional support during the Professional Review process.