programme is the only higher secondary certificate available in over 85
countries and accepted by nearly all universities in the United States and many
across the world.
The GED® is
the equivalent to United States of America school leaving certificate.
Testing Service is a joint venture between the American Council on Education
and Pearson, a leading global education company. Over 20 million GED® graduates
around the world have gone on to attend university in the United States and
To view the GED® programme Prospectus, please click here.To view the GED® programme Fact Sheet, please click here.
If you are 16 years of age, you may start the GED® programme, however you must turn 17 years of age before attempting the final exams
If you are 17 years of age, you must complete and submit a Parental/Guardian
Consent form and send it to help@GED.com. Once the form is reviewed and approved by us, you will receive a notification in your GED.com account letting you know that you can schedule your test
If you are 18 years or older you may sit for the test with no restriction
The GED® exam is made up of 4 subjects, broken
into separate exams:
You don’t have to take all 4 exams at once --
you can space them out and go at your own pace.
Learn math concepts,
measurements, equations, and applying math concepts to solve real-life
problems. You don’t have to memorise formulas and will be provided with a
formula sheet to use on the exam.
reading and writing concepts, including grammar. You’ll need to read excerpts
from a variety of informational and literary sources and show your
understanding, draw conclusions, and write clearly. Your writing will
demonstrate your ability to analyse two passages, decide which argument has
more convincing evidence and explain why the evidence supports your choice.
apply American social studies concepts, know-how to read graphs and charts
displaying social studies data, and use reasoning to interpret information. The
social studies exam is not about memorisation. You won’t need to memorize the
capitals of countries or dates that events occurred, but given some information
about an event, you might need to use that in drawing conclusions.
understand science concepts, know-how to read graphs and charts displaying
scientific data, and use reasoning to interpret science information. The
science exam is not about memorization. You won’t need to memorise the periodic
table of elements, but you will need to recognise the names and symbols of key
elements in answering some questions.
course consists of three stages – Pre-GED®; GED® Prep and Advanced GED®. Each
stage teaches more in-depth knowledge and broadens your understanding of the
candidate will get one year’s access to the content. Renew if you need more
time to complete your GED®. At least 5 – 7 lessons a week must be done, but the
candidate can do more per week if capable. For example - If a candidate does 5
lessons for Science, 7 lessons for English and 6 lessons for Mathematics a week
then the course can be completed in 9 – 10 months.