CSET: English Language Development

CSET: English Language Development consists of 3 subtests:

  • Subtest I (test code 205)
  • Subtest II (test code 206)
  • Subtest III (test code 207)
You must register for and take each subtest separately.
Computer-based test (CBT) only:
  • Subtest I: 44 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest II: 32 multiple-choice questions and 2 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest III: 24 multiple-choice questions and 2 constructed-response questions
By appointment during the following 4-week testing windows:
Sep. 4–Oct. 1, 2017
Apr. 16–May 13, 2018
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Session Length
Subtest I: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Subtest II: 2 hours
Subtest III: 1 hour and 30 minutes
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.
Passing Score
220 per subtest
Test Results
Test results are available within 7 weeks of testing.
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Policies and Rules
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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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