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Students can now create an account and begin REGISTRATION for the TEAS V exam. To do so, visit

 . Students must create an account prior to registration.


What is the TEAS V?

Students applying for admission to KVCTC’s Nursing Program are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills V (TEAS V). The TEAS V is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science, English and language usage. Each of the four sections are timed for a total of 209 minutes- no breaks are allowed. Test results available 48 hours after completion of the test. Content and sub content areas are divided in the following manner:

Reading: (42 questions, 50 minutes) – section includes questions regarding paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions.

Math: (30 items, 56 minutes) – section includes questions regarding whole numbers, metric conversions, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion.


*Please be aware that CALCULATORS are NOT allowed*


Science: (48 items, 38 minutes) – section includes questions regarding science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles, and general science.

English and Language Usage: (30 items, 65 minutes) – section includes questions regarding punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling.

There are an additional 20 unscored pretest items.


How can I prepare for the TEAS V?

The TEAS is a crucial component in your nursing application. Therefore, you should prepare thoroughly for the exam. We strongly encourage applicants to utilize a combination of a study guide and the on-line practice assessment which are available through ATI.  In addition to the materials provided by ATI, listed below are several additional sites that offer study assistance for the TEAS V.

The following items are available for purchase at

  • TEAS Study Package
  • TEAS Pre-Test Study Manual
  • TEAS Online Practice Assessments
  • TEAS Transcripts
  • Learning Strategies: Your Guide to Classroom and Test-Taking Success

How do I register to take the TEAS V?

Creating an Account

All individuals preparing to take the TEAS test must first create an ATI account. To do so, visit Click “Create an Account” (follow the screen prompts). You only need to register once, and you will use the same account throughout your nursing program. You’ll need your ATI username and password to take an online test or your ATI paper/pencil ID to take a paper/pencil test. Please bring this information with you to the testing location.

Taking the TEAS-V:

  •  Arrive 30 minutes early to the test site
  • Present two forms of ID (One must be a government –issued photo ID)
  • Provide ATI username and password ( assigned when registering/paying for the exam)
  • Schedule four hours to complete the exam

*Late arrivals will not be allowed to test and will therefore forfeit the testing fee.

Phone: (304) 205.6700
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2001 Union Carbide Drive
S. Charleston, WV 25303

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and does not discriminate against any person because of race, gender, age,color, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin. For more information: Michelle Bissell, Title IX Coordinator (304) 205-6600.