How are the Basic Skills Tests scored?

Frequently Asked Questions for the CAT Exam

CAT Writing:

Please refer to the new CAT Writing FAQ's

Compass Reading and Mathematics:

These exams are electronically scored.

  • A scaled score of seventy (70) or above is required to pass the reading exam.
  • A scaled score of forty (40) or above is required for Pre-Algebra.
  • A scaled score of thirty five (35) or above for Algebra.