The New and Improved GED
In January 2014, the General Education Development (GED) Testing Service implemented a new version of the GED to help deliver a consistent testing experience nationwide and improve passing rates. The new GED tests on four areas: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, and Science.
Computer-based delivery only
Offers two score levels:
1. GED Passing Score: at or higher than the minimum needed to demonstrate high
school equivalency-level skills and abilities
2. GED Passing Score with Honors: at or higher than the minimum needed to
demonstrate career- and college-readiness (CCR)
Increased test fee
Note: With the expiration of the previous GED in December 2013, any outstanding test scores or fees also expired.