GED/HSED Testing

Important Information about GED/HSED Testing

The 2014 GED assessment will continue to provide students the opportunity to earn a high school credential, but it goes further by measuring career- and college-readiness skills that are the focus of today's curriculum and tomorrow's success.

The test consists of four content areas—literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies—with the timing as follows:
  • Reasoning through Language Arts is 150 minutes (including a 10-minute break)
  • Mathematical Reasoning is 115 minutes
  • Science is 90 minutes
  • Social Studies is 90 minutes
The registration process for the 2014 GED® test is much simpler. Students are required to sign up for a MyGED account at and then they are able to access the dashboard full of information about studying, test day, scheduling, scoring, and college and career opportunities. When students are eligible to schedule, they can:
  • Log in 24/7 to
  • Click "Start scheduling" on their dashboard
  • Complete the demographic questions
  • Schedule one test or multiple tests at a time
  • Pay for their appointment.

To learn more about the new test visit the GED Testing Service website.