The NYSTCE Chemistry Test is a test designed for individuals desiring to be certified to teach a secondary Chemistry test. The NYSTCE Chemistry is a Computer-Based Test (CBT), with testing centers all across the state of New York and nationwide. Prior registration is required to take this exam.
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Testing appointments are available year-round, Monday through Saturday. The fee for the NYSTCE Chemistry is $134 and must be paid at registration.
The NYSTCE Chemistry Test consists of 90 selected-response questions (multiple choice, matching and/or true-false) and 1 constructed-response question (short answer, fill-in-the-blank and/or essay.)
Four hours is given to complete this exam, with an extra 15 minutes added to view a CBT tutorial and a nondisclosure agreement.
A score of 220 or higher is needed to receive certification. Also, an on-screen scientific calculator is provided to use during the test.
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Test scores are available approximately 3 weeks after your test date. Is a career in teaching chemistry for you? Be sure to review all of the policies and procedures for taking this exam before your test date.
Failure to follow all rules regarding the NYSTCE Chemistry Test may result in your test scores being disqualified. Register for the NYSTCE Chemistry Test today!