Important Updates on Student Requirements in Thailand

New GED Ready Requirement

Before taking the official GED® exam, you will need to pass the GED Ready® mock exam. In order to score “green” on the GED Ready mock exam, the minimum is 145. However, a minimum score of 155 on GED Ready is required to schedule your exam. 


Test Score Requirement for Public University

Some public universities in Thailand may require higher GED subject or cumulative score. Please check with the university you are applying to for their specific requirements. 

If your university requires higher scores, you may be allowed to retake an exam subject that you already passed to try to earn a higher score.  

Retake Policy & Instructions 

Only one retake per subject is allowed.

To retake your exam in Thailand, you must meet the following criteria: 

  • You have taken all four exam subjects before requesting any retakes 
  • You obtained a cumulative score of less than 660 on all 4 subject exams together 

To proceed with requesting to retake an exam, you must apply by sending an email to Use the subject line: “Application to retake exam in Thailand” and include the following information in your email: 

  • your first and last name (surname) 
  • date of birth 
  • email used on your GED account 
  • phone number used on your GED account 
  • exam subject you need to retake 
  • explanation for why you need to take the exam again 
  • date you need to retake the exam by 

Processing Timeline  

Please allow 1-2 weeks for review and processing. If you have already emailed us, your application is currently in-progress for review 

Once reviewed, you will receive a separate email notifying whether you have been approved to retake the exam.  Submitting an email application is not a guarantee that you will be allowed to retake the exam.  

Please note that a separate application is required for each subject area. 

Frequently Asked Questions

I can’t schedule a GED exam, what do I have to do?
If you’re not able to schedule your exam, it means you are not yet eligible to do so. A minimum score of 155 on GED Ready is required in order to schedule your exam. 
What is the minimum passing score for the GED exam?
In order to pass the GED exam, the minimum score is still 145 for each subject. However, if you plan to apply to public university, the new requirement is now a cumulative score (all four subjects added together) of 660. 
I passed all four subjects, but did not receive a cumulative score of 660. What can I do to achieve 660 in order to apply to public university?
You can retake an exam subject that you already passed to try to get a higher score. You must take all four exam subjects before requesting any retakes. Only one retake per subject is allowed. 
Can I request a retake?
You can request a retake if you did not pass or if you want to get a higher score. All four exam subjects must be taken (even if you don’t pass) before a retake can be granted. There is a maximum of one retake per subject. Please click here for more details about requesting a retake. 
If I don’t pass, how long do I have to wait before taking the exam again?
There is no waiting period if you do not pass a subject the first time. After taking a subject 3 times, you will need to wait 60 days before retaking the same subject. 

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