TSI Reading Practice Test

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The ELAR section of the TSI tests your foundational reading and writing abilities, focusing on reading comprehension, reading analysis, and text editing and revision. To help you prepare for this section of the TSI, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.

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What’s on the TSI ELAR Assessment?

exam outline for the TSI English Language and Reading assessment, which contains 30 questions

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How many questions are on the TSI ELAR test?


The College Readiness Classification (CRC) version of the test contains 30 questions, while the Diagnostic version contains 48 questions.


How long is the TSI ELAR test?


The TSI ELAR test does not have a set time limit; you must simply complete the exam within 14 days after starting it.


What is a passing score for the TSI ELAR test?


A passing score for the TSI ELAR test is a CRC score of 945-990 plus a minimum of 5 on the Essay Test, OR a CRC score under 945 with a Diagnostic Test score of 5-6 and an Essay score of at least 5.


by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: June 28, 2024