Regional Office of Education: GED
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2016 GED Test Information
Registration and Scheduling: GED testers can register for the GED Test online at www.ged.com. If you have questions or problems registering, please call 1-877-EXAM-GED or 1-877-392-6433. The GED Test has four test modules. Testers are not required to take all the test modules in one exam appointment. Testers can choose to take the test modules in several appointments. Testers must reschedule and cancel test appointments via the website at least 24 hours before the appointment. Testers who attempt to reschedule or cancel their appointment less than 24 hours from their appointment will forfeit their test fees.
Test Modules Module Length Module Fee
Mathematical Reasoning 115 minutes $30.00
Reasoning through Language Arts 150 minutes $30.00
Science 90 minutes $30.00
Social Studies 70 minutes $30.00
Test Scoring Info: The GED test has a passing score of 145 for each subject. Testers will need to score at least 145 on each subject and a total score of 580 or higher on the four test modules in order to receive a GED diploma. The scoring per test subject breaks down as follows:
*Below Passing 100-144
*Passing Score 145-200
*GED College Ready performance level 165-174
*GED College Ready + Credit level 175-200
Retesting: Testers who don't pass a subject can retest that subject 2 times for $10 per retest within 12 months of the initial test. Testers can test 3 times on the same subject without waiting. After the 3rd attempt, they must wait 60 days before trying again.
Special Accommodations for Disabilities: It is recommended that testers start this procedure at least 60 days in advance of their desired test date. Qualified professionals must submit specific documentation. Procedures are described at www.gedtestingservice.com/accommodations.
Much more GED test information is available free online at the MyGED portal at www.ged.com.
GED Ready, the official practice test is also available on the MyGED portal. More than 95% of GED Ready testers who scored in "Likely to Pass" score range passed that subject on the actual GED test. In addition to GED Ready, it is important that testers experience the computer calculator and new item types before testing. These tutorials and other important resources are available for testers signed up for My GED at www.ged.com.
Disclaimer: The information on this web site is provided as a courtesy for GED testers. Information included here is subject to change without notice. We will attempt to keep this web site current. This Regional Office of Education is not responsible for any problems caused by wrong information.