Qualifying Exams

Exam information for Summer 2022

This Physics First Examination (Qualifying Exam) is scheduled to be administered in-person in two sessions during the month of August 2022. Each session will be a test of two subject areas and students will be provided with a time of 2 hours for each subject test, with a 30-minute recess between tests.

Please download the announcement memo for exam date, times, grading standards, registration instructions, and other essential information.

August 2022 Qualifying Exams Announcement and Details

Sample Exam Problems & Solutions

Sample exams are in PDF format. You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view them. If your computer does not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, you can download it for free.

Sample problems and solutions have been updated through August 2021.

Each file contains past 1st Examination Exams in the 5 subjects listed below.

Each file contains the most recent past 1st Examination Exam solutions in the 5 subjects listed below.