CSET: English

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing has added 30 minutes to the administration of CSET: English Subtest III (test code 107), effective with test administration dates beginning June 13, 2016.

CSET: English consists of 4 subtests:

  • Subtest I (test code 105)
  • Subtest II (test code 106)
  • Subtest III (test code 107)
  • Subtest IV (test code 108)

You may register to take any one subtest or all four subtests in a single test session.

Computer-based test (CBT) only:
  • Subtest I: 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Subtest II: 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Subtest III: 2 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest IV: 4 constructed-response questions
By appointment year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays). Check appointment availability link opens in a new window.
Session Length
Subtests I and IV: 1 hour and 30 minutes per subtest
Subtest II: 1 hour
Subtest III: 1 hour and 30 minutes (extending to 2 hours beginning June 13, 2016)
All 4 subtests in a single session: 5 hours and 30 minutes (extending to 6 hours beginning June 13, 2016)
Learn more about how the subtests are administered in a single session .
15 additional minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.
Subtest I: $72
Subtest II, III, and IV: $75 per subtest
$297 for all subtests taken together
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Passing Score
220 per subtest
Test Results
Subtests I & II: Test results are available within 5 weeks of testing.
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Subtests III & IV: Test results are available within 7 weeks of testing.
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Policies and Rules
When you register, you agree to abide by all testing policies and rules. Read them now.
Before you test, review the list of materials that are prohibited at the test center .


Tests may include questions that are evaluated for future administrations and do not affect a candidate's score.

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