CAPR PCE Exam Outline

The CAPR PCE exam consist of 200 multiple choice questions with an allotted time to complete in 4 hours.

Passing Grade

Your raw score to a standard score scale with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100. The Canadian board will send information about interpreting your standard score to you with your results.  The passing score for the Written Component is currently set at 330 on the standard score scale.

The follow is a breakdown of the number of questions the candidate will see on the theory exam:

Exam Format Passing Grade Exam Duration
CAPR PCE 200 Multiple Choice Questions See above 4 Hours


Category Percentage Weight Number of Questions
Neuromusculoskeletal 50% 100
Neurological 20% 40
Cardiopulmonary-vascular 15% 30
Multisystem 15% 30
Total 100% 200

For a more detailed look into the exam, please visit the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators here