Mississippi Residential Building Contractor Exam

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Mississippi Residential Building Contractor Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the Mississippi Residential Building Contractor Exam.

To prepare for the exam, you will need books and tabs as well as our exam prep course. We also give the option to purchase pre-tabbed and highlighted books, saving you valuable hours of highlighting the information within the books yourself.

Mississippi Residential Builders can perform construction projects on residential 1- and 2-family properties, but not over 3 stories.

What's on the Exam?

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# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
80 56 (70%) 180 minutes
Subject Area # of Questions
Site work, Footings, and Foundations 11
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 8
Masonry 8
Carpentry 13
Associated Trades and Drywall 6
Roofing 7
Estimating, Plan Reading, and General Code Requirements  18
OSHA Safety 5
Licensing  4

You can also refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin here for more information on testing policies

Exam Preparation

What you'll need to prepare for the exam

Exam Prep Course

This prep course is available in three options: Pre-Recorded, Live In-Class, and Live Webinar. 

The online pre-recorded content is also included with the purchase of any live course to serve as a follow-up study material. Pre-Recorded content includes highlighting instructions and practice exam questions for each book.

Pre-Recorded classes are available to you immediately upon purchase, and can be completed at your own time and pace. 

Live Classes are a one-day intensive prep course, held on every second and fourth Thursday of each month from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm ET.

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Book Bundle

This is an Open-Book Exam. You may bring the approved references, used to prepare questions for this examination, into the test with you.

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Our exam prep tabs help mark the commonly referenced sections of the books used in the exam. Don't spend several minutes flipping through your books for each question in the timed exam - our tabs help you to be able to quickly reference important material in your books and move on to the next question without wasting valuable time.

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License Requirements

Steps to obtaining your license

All Mississippi contractor applicants are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license in Mississippi.

These requirements include taking the State Business Law Exam and submitting a State Board Contractor License Application. We offer exam prep services for the Mississippi Law and Business Exam, as well as License Application Fulfillment Services.

You can find more information about the Mississippi Business and Law Exam here.

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