Army ASVAB

The US Army evaluates your results against ten line score standards. They compute line scores by adding the various standard scores shown on your ASVAB scorecard.

Line ScoreStandard Scores IncludedFormula
Clerical Score (CL) Verbal Expression (VE) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Mathematics Knowledge (MK) VE + AR + MK
Combat Score (CO) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Coding Speed (CS) Auto & Shop Information (AS) Mechanical Comprehension (MC) AR + CS + AS + MC
Electronics Score (EL) General Science (GS) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Mathematics Knowledge (MK) Electronic Information (EI) AR + MK + EI
Field Artillery Score (FA)) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Coding Speed (CS) Mathematics Knowledge (MK) Mechanical Comprehension (MC) AR + CS + MK + MC
General Maintenance Score (GM) General Science (GS) Auto & Shop Information (AS) Mathematics Knowledge (MK) Electronic Information (EI) GS + AS+ MK + EI
General Technical Score (GT) Verbal Expression (VE) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) VE + AR
Mechanical Maintenance Score (MM) Numerical Operations (NO) Auto & Shop Information (AS) Mechanical Comprehension (MC) Electronic Information (EI) NO + AS + MC + EI
Operators and Food Score (OF) Verbal Expression (VE) Numerical Operations (NO) Auto & Shop Information (AS) Mechanical Comprehension (MC) VE + NO + AS + MC
Surveillance and Communications Score (SC) Verbal Expression (VE) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Auto & Shop Information (AS) Mechanical Comprehension (MC) VE + AR + AS + MC
Skilled Technical Score (ST) General Science (GS) Verbal Expression (VE) Mathematics Knowledge (MK) Mechanical Comprehension (MC) GS + VE + MK + MC

For active service among the military the branches, the army is the only one that offers job guarantees for all its new recruits, which means even before signing contracts, the enlistees are already aware of what job they will be doing in the service.

Army Retake Policy

You may be allowed to retake the ASVAB under any of the following circumstances: the validity period of your first or previous ASVAB test has ended; your test results fall below the required scores for enlistment; or you failed to complete the ASVAB due to an unexpected incident that is not of your own fault or doing

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