Persons applying for licensure as a professional geologist in the state of Indiana are required to pass a Board accepted examination. The ASBOG ® Fundamentals of Geology and Practice of Geology examinations are given twice annually and, effective with the March 17, 2023 exams, are administered by Prometrics in two parts on each date given.

More information for the exams and Prometrics can be found through this link.

Applications for examinations are due on or before the deadlines listed below.

Exam Date Application and Fee Deadline
Spring 2023 March 17, 2023 January 24, 2023
Fall 2023 October 6, 2023 August 15, 2023
Spring 2024 March 15, 2024 January 23, 2024
Fall 2024 October 4, 2024 August 13, 2024
Spring 2025 March 21, 2025 January 29, 2025
Fall 2025 October 3, 2025 August 12, 2025

Please use the Application to take the ASBOG Exam form to register for the exam.

Other Resources

ASBOG does not endorse any examination preparation course, study guide, or publication. The ASBOG Candidate Handbook is designed to help you prepare for the ASBOG national exams.

Professional Geologists Candidate Handbook

Presented by the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) to help geologists prepare for the ASBOG national examination, this brief handbook includes information about state licensing requirements, descriptions of examinations, and sample questions and answers. To view the handbook, go to the Professional Geologists Candidate Handbook Web page.

ASBOG Exam Preparation Courses

  • REG REVIEW, Inc. of California conducts a course for preparing midwest geologists for the ASBOG exam. For more information, go to the REG REVIEW, Inc. Web site.