View a sample practice test.
You may purchase a practice test on its own, or during registration for the NES.
You will have 120 days to access your practice test, beginning on the date of activation.
Each practice test includes field-specific directions similar to those that will be presented in the actual test. Practice test questions may include graphics, audio materials, and writing assignments, as appropriate. There is currently only one version of each practice test.
While you are testing, you may pause the test and return to it later if you wish; you do not have to finish the test in a single session.
Your practice test can be submitted for scoring only once, but it will be available for your review until the end of your subscription period (120 days). After you submit your practice test for scoring, you will receive immediate results showing your competency-level performance on multiple-choice questions. You may also review each item along with the correct response and an explanation of why the response is correct.
Practice tests with written assignment(s) include sample responses to the assignment. You can compare your response to the sample responses to gauge your performance. For Essential Academic Skills (EAS): Writing, your essay will be submitted and scored with results presented immediately, along with sample responses and scoring information.