Teacher Certification

General Knowledge Test (GKT)

The Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) General Knowledge Test (GKT) is an examination of basic skills required of an individual wishing to pursue a degree in education. 

Visit the Florida Teacher Certification Exam website for more information on what to expect when taking the GKT. 

The FTCE GKT consists of the following four subtests:

  • Essay (1 essay/50 minutes)
  • English Language Skills (40 questions/40 minutes)
  • Reading (40 questions/55 minutes)
  • Mathematics (45 questions/100 minutes)

To learn more about the minimum passing scores for the GKT, visit the Florida Department of Education website

Prepare for First-Attempt Success

To view practice examinations, tutorials another other resources to prepare for the GKT, visit the FTCE preparation website.