Secondary School Equivalency Test

Exam consists of seven (7) sections, each section contains 40 multiple choice questions


  • Compulsory Sections:  (must pass 3 out of 3)
    • English Grammar
    • English Comprehension
    • French Second Language
  • Optional Sections: (must pass 2 out of 4)
    • Math
    • Natural Science
    • Social Studies
    • Economics


  • Must obtain 60/100 in each exam to succeed

How to register:

Contact the AEVS Testing Centre for:


  1. Preliminary interview & Registration information
  2. Exam is offered multiple times per year: (contact – AVES Testing Centre for dates)
  3. The requirement for the TENS is that the student must be 16 years of age or older as of June 30th of the current school year.
  4. The registration fee is $50.00 (non-refundable).
    Payable by debit and credit cards (MasterCard & Visa only).