The Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) exam asks better questions to help nurses think critically when providing care and make the right decisions. NGN is about protecting the public and achieving the best outcomes for clients, nurses and institutions.
Due to the addition of the 15 pretest items, the minimum length exam is 75 items and the maximum length exam is 145 items. Maximum examination time is five hours. The voluntary Next Generation NCLEX Special Research Section has been reintroduced.
NCSBN or the National Council State Boards of Nursing is planning to include a variety of 5 new question types that better measure clinical judgment into the NCLEX beginning in 2022 or 2023.
Number of minimum questions to be answered and time vary depend upon Covid protocol
Higher opportunity for job seeking Registered Nurses in USA, CANADA and Australia.
The pretest and research session in NCLEX restarted after a pause.