The time it takes to receive TEAS test results depends on the format of the exam, but it is less than 48 business hours. With the electronic test, scores become available immediately; for a paper and pencil test results are released within 48 business hours.
The Test of Essential Academic Skills examines general educational skills and is a prerequisite for entrance into many nursing schools. The test is divided into four sections that examine the candidate's skills in reading, mathematics, science and language proficiency. Nursing schools use this score to measure the aptitudes and weaknesses of students and determine admission into some programs.