About the Exam

GED® Content Areas

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
  • Science (90 minutes)
  • Social Studies (70 minutes)

Learn more at www.ged.com


Taking the Exam

  • 3 opportunities to test in each content area per year
  • English and Spanish versions available
  • Computer based exam that must be completed at a testing area (not available online)
  • Special accommodations can be made to have the exam completed on paper
  • Seven different types of questions:
    • Extended response
    • Drag-and-drop
    • Drop-down
    • Fill-in-the-blank
    • Hot spot
    • Multiple choice
    • Short answer

Oregon's GED® Credentialing

Effective March 1, 2015, Oregon will transition its credentialing process from the issuance of paper transcripts and GED® certificates to a paperless web-based credentialing system. Click here to sign up for your GED® online account where you can take GED Ready® official practice tests and sign up for the actual GED® tests.