EE-98, Residential and Commercial Electrical exams, Parts 1 - 3 (New Mexico)

Course Details:

The New Mexico Electrical exam content is as follows: Part 1 (Commercial & Industrial) is 80 questions, 180 minutes and requires 75% to pass Part 2 (Residential) is 40 questions, 90 minutes and requires 75% to pass Part 3 (Specialties) is 50 questions, 120 minutes and requires 75% to pass.

Part 1

  • General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements 13
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 10
  • Overcurrent Protection 5
  • Grounding and Bonding 10
  • Conductors and Cables 8
  • Raceways and Boxes 8
  • Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment 10
  • Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment 6
  • Motors, Transformers, and Generators 6
  • New Mexico State Code 4

Part 2

  • General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements 7
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 8
  • Overcurrent Protection 3
  • Grounding and Bonding 4
  • Conductors and Cables 4
  • Raceways and Boxes 4
  • Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools 3
  • Lighting and General-Use Equipment 3
  • New Mexico State Code 4

Part 3

  • Low Voltage, including Alarms 20
  • Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting 5
  • Cathodic Protection and Lightning Protection Systems 5
  • Telephone and Computer Systems 10
  • Sound and Communication Systems 10

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