The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) have been compiled to help candidates, member boards and the general public better understand the development and administration of the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN. 

Taking the NCLEX

How the NCLEX Works

What the Exam Looks Like

Creating the NCLEX & Passing Standard

Preparing Students for the NCLEX


Violations of the rules may result in your examination result being withheld and/or cancelled.

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Candidates who don't show an acceptable form of ID won't be allowed to take the NCLEX.

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