NES Essential Academic Skills Test - View Topics and Passing Scores of Exam

NES Essential Academic Skills Test - View Topics and Passing Scores of Exam

Advance Information for NES Essential Academic Skills Test


NES Essential Academic Skills is composed of four subtest - Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Technology. Each subtests have different format and properties. Reading subtest is composed of 45 multiple-choice question in which candidate should complete the exam for only one hour. The national benchmark score for this subtest is 220. Testing fees for this subtest are as follows: $50 for one Essential Academic Skills subtest, $75 for any two Essential Academic Skills subtests, $100 for any three Essential Academic Skills subtests and $125 for all four Essential Academic Skills subtests. Writing subtest is composed of 36 multiple-choice question and 1 written assignment. Candidates will be given one hour and 15 minutes to complete this subtest. Mathematics subtest is composed of 45 multiple-choice question and candidates will be given one hour to complete the subtest. Lastly, Technology subtest composed of 36 multiple-choice question and candidates will be given 45 minutes.

Examination Criteria for NES Essential Academic Skills Examination


Here are the list of topics covered by the exam. Each candidate are highly encourage to study the topic. Most weighted topics should be reviewed most. Topics with its respected weightings are listed below

Reading

Multiple-choice question which is 100% of the examination

Writing

Multiple-choice question which is 75% of the examination

Written Assignment which is 25% of the examination

Mathematics

Multiple-choice question which is 100% of the examination

Technology

Multiple-choice question which is 100% of the examination

Coverage for the Test


Examination coverage and topics for the exam with its respected subtopics. This will help greatly for reviews to listen the study scope and maximize the review sessions.

Reading

•         Meaning of words and phrases

•         Main idea and supporting details in written material

•         Writer's purpose and audience, point of view, and intended meaning.

•         Use critical reasoning skills to evaluate written material

•         Organization of information in written and graphic forms.

Writing

•        Purpose, audience, organization, and development in writing

•         Problems in sentence formation

•         Conventions of standard written English grammar, usage, and mechanics

•         Written assignment

Mathematics

•         Number properties and number operations

•         Fundamentals principles of algebra

•         Measurement principles and geometry concepts

•         Probability and statistics

•         Problem solving, reasoning, and mathematical communication

 Technology

•         Computer operations and productivity software

·         Computer-based technology for research and communication

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