GED scoring is carried out on one to one basis. Every correct answer gets one point. These points are summarized in to scores that range from 200 to 800. Every candidate must get a minimum of 410 with an average score of 450. The overall questions score works up to 2250. That is, the student must get a total score of 2250 points and a minimum of 410 points with 450 as the average score points to be slotted as pass in the GED test.
If the GED scores of the student are not as per the criteria of average score and minimum score, he is termed as failed. The student can redo all the sections or a portion of sections to get pass scores. A fixed period of time has to lapse between the first try and the retake GED test. A minimum of three tests can be taken in a year.
The students should receive High School Equivalency Certificate along with an official report of the test results. These are given by the State GED office within a period of 6-8 weeks starting from the time when the State GED Office receives the GED scores. To know more about the scoring strategies take a look below
Example 1: FAILED: All scores are 410 or above, but the total is not 2250.
Example 2: FAILED: The total score is acceptable, but one score is under 410.
Example 3: PASSED: All scores are at least 410 and the total is above 2250.
Scores will be mailed to the candidates to the addresses given in the files. All the scores will be mailed to the candidates within 5 working days except for the writing test scores that may take 2-3 weeks. A GED test diploma is given within 2 or 3 weeks by the Department of Education. The diploma will also be mailed to the home address. The student must update his address at the GED test center if there is any change.
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