SIE Study Tips

Surgent’s SIE exam study tips will help you study and pass the SIE exam the first time around. Read to learn what to study and what happens after you pass.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam offered?

The online proctored SIE exam is offered year-round.

Where can I take the SIE exam?

The SIE exam can be taken with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

How is the SIE exam scored?

The SIE exam contains 75 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have one hour and 45 minutes to complete the exam with a passing score of 70% or greater.

How much does the SIE exam cost?

Exam fees of $80 are due at the time of scheduling. Note that these fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.