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Ph.D. Qualifying Examination

This page includes the requirements, procedures, and all necessary forms needed for completing the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination in Electrical Engineering. The Qualifying Exam is offered in the autumn and spring quarters of each academic year.  Students should plan on taking the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination one to two years after starting the Ph.D. program. An extension will be allowed in unusual circumstances by approval of the Graduate Program Coordinator upon petition by the student's advisor.

Students must be registered for a minimum of 2 credits during the quarter they take the exam.

Qualifying Examination Requirements and Procedures

Qualifying Examination Courses:

Quals Syllabi

Application For Qualifying Examination


      1.  Compulsary Items to Submit

      2.  Optional Items to Submit

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