TASC Registration

TASC Test Fee Full Test $70.00     Retests $15.00 each
 

You must appear in person at our office to register to take the TASC test.

You may register only between the hours of 9:00am and 3:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Read the following information carefully and completely.

Important!  "No shows" for the test will forfeit their test fee. If there is a problem in making your TEST appointment time, you MUST call IN ADVANCE of your test day, or risk losing your test fee.

ELIGIBILITY:  All Examinees must have resided in Indiana for at least 30 days immediately prior to testing.

17 years of age MUST supply: 1.) A document signed by a public school superintendant (not a school administrator, principal, secretary or designee), authorizing the 17 year old student to take the official TASC examination. 

IDENTIFICATION: Examinees MUST show THREE FORMS of positive identification. One must be a photo ID, two must bear the examinees signature. (Drivers license, photo ID, Social Security card, etc.) The third form should be a piece of mail showing the candidates name and Indiana residential address.

REGISTRATION: Examinees MUST pre-register, pay their fee, and make an appointment to test, IN PERSON! Identification will be checked at registration on test day. no walk-ins will be tested. You should register at least one week in advance. Pre-registration generally takes about 30-45 minutes.

TEST FEE : $70.00, payable upon pre-registration at the VU Bursars office.  Payment may be made by cash, check, debit, or credit card, or present Agency voucher. Retests are $15.00 each.

TIME: The TASC test is administered on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in Room 130 of the Shake Learning Resources Center. You will take half the test on Wednesday, and then finish the second half on Thursday. All five tests must be completed within 60 days.  Examinees must call the Center if they are unable to meet a scheduled appointment so rescheduling can be arranged within this time limit. If the examinee does not advise the Center of the need to miss a scheduled appointment, their tests will be returned to our file to be made available to other examinees.

On test days, you may not bring any study materials, cell phones, pagers, notes, books, backpacks, or aids of any kind into the testing room unless authorized for use during the test.

Day 1 - Test starts at 11:30 a.m. SHARP!  If you are late, you lose both appointment days.

  Writing Skills with Essay -                           105 minutes
  Mathematics Part 1 with calculator  -          55 minutes
  Mathematics Part 2 without calculator  -     50 mnutes

Day 2 - Test starts at 11:30 a.m. SHARP!

  Science -                                                     85 minutes
  Social Studies -                                           75 minutes
  Reading -                                                    75 minutes

Examinees will be started as a group. You must be on time. If you arrive late, you will not be allowed to test and must reschedule at the end of the line. Make your time arrangements accordingly. Please note our office telephones are not available during or after testing.

Passing Criteria

It takes a standard score of 500 on ALL of the tests to pass the TASC and receive a certificate of completion. 

Retesting may only begin after completion of the official exam. No more than three test sessions may occur within a calendar year. Each retest must be on a different form of the test. An applicant need only retake those subtests which need to be passed. One or all five of the tests may be taken within the 35 day retesting period.