GED Testing Information

2014 GED® Program is Here!

Here in Kentucky we’re excited to offer you the 2014 GED® program and a fighting chance at a good job with good wages. Learn more below or sign up today at  In 2014 you have more than just a test. You’ll have access to MyGED™ your online portal to sign up, study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college.


What is MyGED™?

MyGED™ is your start-to-finish tool for the 2014 GED® program.  Built with you in mind, MyGED™ helps you take control of your life and your future. Register 24/7 and get started now at  The 2014 GED® program gives you everything you need for success and MyGED™ will help get you there. With MyGED, you receive unprecedented support before and after you test.

What’s the 2014 GED® test like?

The GED® test has been updated to make sure it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect of you. Four (4) Parts:

1. Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)

  • Section 1 (35 minutes*)
  • Section 2 (45 minutes)
  • Student Break (10 minutes)
  • Section 3 (60 minutes*)

* The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 may vary slightly, but the total time will always be 150 minutes.

2. Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)

  • Part 1 (first 5 test questions) calculator NOT allowed
  • Part 2 (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed

3. Science (90 minutes)

4. Social Studies (90 minutes)

  • Section 1 (65 minutes)
  • Section 2 (25 minutes)

• Offered on computer (paper available for accommodations only)
• English and Spanish.

What is the passing score?

On the 2014 GED® test you need to earn at least 150 points on each subject to pass. To find out if you’re likely to pass, you must take GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test and the only test that can tell you if you’re likely to pass. Sign into MyGED™ at to get ready with GED Ready™.

Is there a fee to take the test?

You can pay as you go with the GED® test. This means you can pay for each subject individually or when you are ready to test. In Kentucky the fee per subject is $30 or $120 for the total battery.

Where can I study?

Contact local adult education programs, Kentucky Adult Education website or sign up for MyGED™ at and click on “Study” to find tools, free practice test questions, and GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test.  West Kentucky Community & Technical College offers FREE GED classes at the WKCTC- Adult Learning Center in the Anderson Technical Building, Room 111. For more information call 270-534-3451 or visit West Kentucky Community & Technical College  Adult Learning Center's  Website for more information.