California Subject Examinations for Teachers® (CSET®)
The California Subject Examinations for Teachers® (CSET®) program has been developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for prospective teachers who choose to or are required to meet specific requirements for certification by taking examinations. The CTC has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson to assist in the development, administration, and scoring of the CSET.
For information about the CSET exams that are available via computer-based testing (CBT), please visit www.ctcexams.nesinc.com.
Test Registration & Scheduling Information
RegistrationTo take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the CSET program website: www.cset.nesinc.com
Once you have registered to take a test, you may schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
To schedule a test appointment, log in to your CSET® account at the site noted above and select “schedule” on the current registrations page for the test you wish to schedule.
After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send you a confirmation e-mail listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.
Rescheduling or Canceling a Test
To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to your account at the CSET program website and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page: www.cset.nesinc.com
California Subject Examinations for Teachers, CSET, and the CSET logo are trademarks, in the U.S. and/or other countries, of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Pearson Education, Inc. or its affiliate(s).