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GED Computer-Based Testing

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Success is just clicks away! Now you can take the GED test on computer at the Allan Hancock College Testing Center and get a better job, go to college, and earn more money!

Allan Hancock College Community Education offers free courses to help with GED preparation. Visit the Community Education GED page for more information. 

General Information

  1. The 2014 GED test consists of four subject areas: 
    Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading/Language Arts (writing)
  2. You will need to receive 145 points on each of the four exams, for a total of 580 points, to earn your GED certificate. 
  3. Each exam costs $35 for a total of $140. 
  4. The AHC Testing Center offers GED testing almost every day; the dates are accessible online after you select the testing location.
  5. To register for the GED 2014 exams, log in to
  6. If you have an account, enter your email address, password, and click on, LOG IN.
  7. If you don’t have an account, click on, DON’T HAVE AN ACCOUNT? CREATE ONE. Type an email address. Verify your email address, and type the password.
  8. Check the box agreeing to the Privacy rules and Terms and Conditions.
  9. Click on “Sign Up” to complete the registration process.
  10. The online study guides and practice test are accessible after you have completed the GED registration process for a fee of $6 for each subject.
  11. For technical assistance with online registration, call 1-877-392-6433.
  12. For general GED questions, call 1-805-922-6966, ext. 3364.

Using a hand-held calculator

Examinees taking the GED test can use their own handheld TI-30XS Multiview Scientific Calculator for Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies, or use the embedded, on-screen calculator.

Free Noncredit Class:  BASK 7013 - GED Prep: Computer Skills

Learn how to use the calculator along with other important lessons.  The class is 10 weeks long and each session only lasts one hour.  The GED math test is 115 minutes and 41 questions allow the use of a calculator.  This class will be time well spent!

Information about your test scores, the retest policy, and retest fees can be found in your GED account.