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GKT (General Knowledge Test)

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Welcome to the General Knowledge Test InfoGuide

Welcome to the General Knowledge Test (GKT) InfoGuide. Here you will find information and resources from the Daytona State College Library, Academic Support Center (ASC) and Writing Center (WC) to help you with the GKT. Explore the side tabs and if you need more help, please contact one of your Daytona State College librarians!


The Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) General Knowledge Test (GKT) is a required element for teachers who wish to obtain a Florida Teaching Certificate. Many bachelor's level education programs have made the GKT an entrance requirement.

This test is composed of four subtests:

  • Essay
  • English Language Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Reading


GKT Prep Resources Available to DSC students:

  • Workshops
  • Tutoring
  • Practice Tests
  • Online Q&A Sessions


Check out the left side menu for more information about these resources.