Examiner Resources - Policies and Procedures
1. Test-takers are charged retesting fees of $15.00 to retake any subtest with the exception of the Language Arts/Writing subtest which costs $20.00.
2. Retaking any failed subtest cannot occur until all five subtests have initially been completed.
3. Test-takers may retake any or all of the GED Tests up to three times in a calendar year. Scores will carry over from year to year.
- Test-takers scoring 380+ on any single test will be permitted to test on another version of the GED test the next time that particular subtest is offered.
- A period of 3 weeks should elapse before any retake where scores are less than 380 allowing for additional GED Tests preparation.
4. Identical forms of the English GED Tests cannot be taken twice.
5. Annually only 2 forms of the Spanish GED Tests are available.
- A 3-month waiting period is required before the same battery of the Spanish GED Tests may be retaken, and then only with permission from the State GED Testing Administrator.
- Passing scores may be upgraded by retesting based on evidence of needed. See GED Credentials and Diplomas section F.
6. Passing scores may be upgraded be retesting based on evidence of need and permission of the State GED Testing Administrator.
7. Academic credit is not allowed for successful passing of the GED Tests.
8. Branches of the military may or may not accept GED credentials for enlistment GED candidates are strongly advised to contact the military recruiters to see what the current policy is.
1. The retesting process is:
- a. The GED Testing Center notifies the State GED Testing Administrator that a test-taker is scheduled to retake a GED Test(s) and requests that the test-taker’s record is “opened” by providing the test-taker’s name, date of birth, ACCESS Code, anticipated date of retesting and specific tests.
- b. The State GED Testing Administrator opens the test-taker’s record and inserts comments stating how long the record is to remain open.
- c. The State GED Testing Administrator acknowledges the open record and the date that the record will be closed in an email to the Testing Center’s Chief Examiner or Examiner.
- d. The test-taker’s NRSpro.com record is ‘reclosed’ by the State GED Testing Administer at the end of the agreed up retesting time period.