Explanatory Notes Explanatory Notes
A Professional Engineer is a person registered under Section 10(2) of the Registration of Engineers Act 1967 (Revised 2015).
A Professional Engineer who is registered with the Board may:
- take up employment which requires him to carry out or perform professional engineering services;
- be entitled to describe himself or hold himself out under any name, style or title –
- bearing the words "Professional Engineer" or the equivalent thereto in any other language;
- bearing any other word whatsoever in any language which may reasonably be construed to imply that he is a Professional Engineer; or
- using the abbreviation “Ir.” before his name or the abbreviation “P.Eng.” after his name or in any way in association with his name;
- use or display any sign, board, card or other device representing or implying that he is a Professional Engineer;
- use the stamp as may be determined by the Board.
Applicant who applies for registration as a Professional Engineer must be a registered Graduate Engineer with BEM.
The applicant must select and satisfy one of the following Route to become a Professional Engineer. Route A and B shall be done from the date of approval as Graduate Engineer with BEM.
ALTERNATIVE ROUTE FOR A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER FROM AN OVERSEAS REGULATORY BODY
A Professional Engineer from an overseas Regulatory Body must first register as a Graduate Engineer to ensure that his/her basic degree satisfies the academic requirements of the Board.
The applicants are required to fulfil 3 years registration as Graduate Engineer before being eligible to apply for Professional Engineer via Route 3 (Section 10(2)(d) of the Registration of Engineers Act 1967 (Revised 2015).
ROUTE TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
|Route A (Professional Assessment Examination)||or||Route B (Route for a Professional Engineer from an overseas Regulatory Body)||or||Route C (Corporate Member of IEM)|
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