New York State has chosen the General Educational Development Test (GED® Test) for the high school equivalency (HSE) exam beginning January 2022. Individuals in New York State who are seeking a High School Equivalency Diploma will no longer take the TASC Test™, but will instead take the GED® Test.
Register online for your FREE GED® account
There is no fee for the GED® exam. All scheduling is done on-line for approved test locations. There is NOT an option to test remotely in New York. You can schedule your test at any approved test centers. The GED® Test includes four sections:
Options will be presented for GED® prep classes, study guides -for purchase, free practice questions, tutorials and additional purchases if you choose.
The exam is FREE to New York residents.
If you require testing accommodations for the GED® exam, create an account, choose the appropriate option and proceed with your application (carefully follow the instructions). If you were previously approved by TASC for testing accommodations, you MUST submit a new request through GED®. A request for special accommodations will take approximately 3-4 weeks to be processed.
New York State: For more information on the GED® exam eligibility requirements, the 24-College Credit program, National External Diploma Program NEDP, or the Regents/HSE Exam Pathway, visit the New York State Education Department High School Equivalency web page.