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Minimum Qualifying ASVAB Scores for US Army, Navy, and Airforce

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Hello, defense brats, In this blog, we will discuss the Minimum Qualifying ASVAB Scores for the US Army, Navy, and Air Force. As we all know, the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test (ASVAB) is conducted by the US defense forces to test and determine the candidate’s aptitude and eligibility for enlistment into the various fields in the Army. Each branch of the U.S. military may have different minimum qualifying ASVAB scores for enlistment. The ASVAB test is conducted and administrated by the Defence Department (DoD) civilians and is supported by military personnel proctors.

For more information on the ASVAB test do follow the given link given down below:-

The ASVAB test consists of nine subsets of multiple-choice questions(MCQs). The subsets in the ASVAB test are divided into two main categories: The Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) and the Career Exploration Score(CES).

ASVAB Test Outline and Subsets

ASVAB Scores for US Army

For enlisting the candidate into the various branches of the defense forces, the criteria of the minimum scores are set by the military and depend on varying branches of the forces. Generally, the AFQT score is measured in percentile, which compares your performance to that of a reference group, the maximum AFQT score is 99.

The minimum score required in the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) is set to be 31. However, it’s crucial to note that different branches and even specific jobs within those branches may have different score requirements.

Here’s a simplified hypothetical example of how you might organize minimum ASVAB scores for different job titles in the U.S. Army:

MOS (JOB Title)Required ASVAB ScoreRequired Line Scores
11B (Infantry)31General Technical (GT): 90
68W (Combat Medic)45General Technical (GT): 100, Combat (CO): 95
25B (Information Technology Specialist)50General Technical (GT): 110, Skilled Technical (ST): 105
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U.S. Navy ASVAB Scores

Each branch of the Military including Navy requires different scores for the enlistment of the candidate in different job titles of the Navy branch has its own set of requirements for specific jobs or Navy Enlisted Classifications or NEC. To find the specific AFQT score and subtest score requirements for the job you are interested in within the U.S. Navy, you should consult with a Navy recruiter.

Here’s a simplified hypothetical example of how you might organize minimum ASVAB scores for different job titles in the U.S. Army:

NEC (Job Title)Required ASVAB ScoreRequired Line Scores
CTN (Cryptologic Technician)50Cryptologic (CR): 110, Arithmetic Reasoning (AR): 105
HM (Hospital Corpsman)35Verbal Expression (VE): 105, Science (SC): 100

IT (Information Systems Technician)
55General Science (GS): 110, Arithmetic Reasoning (AR): 105

U.S. Air Force ASVAB Scores

Just like Armed Forces and Navy, Air Force also requires the minimum AFQT scores in the ASVAB test, which a candidate must acquire for their enlistment in the Air force. Similar to other branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. Air Force has specific ASVAB score requirements for different job titles, known as Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSC).

The minimum score required in the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) is set to be 31. However, it’s crucial to note that different branches and even specific jobs within those branches may have different score requirements.

Here’s a simplified hypothetical example of how you might organize minimum ASVAB scores for different job titles in the U.S. Air Force:

AFSC (Job Title)Required ASVAB ScoreRequired Line Scores
1A3X1 (Airborne Mission Systems)60General Science (GS): 70, Mechanical (MC): 70
2A6X2 (Aerospace Propulsion)50Mechanical (MC): 70, General Science (GS): 60
3E7X1 (Fire Protection)40Mechanical (MC): 50, General Science (GS): 50

Factors Affecting ASVAB Scores

There are various factors on which ASVAB Scores depends, which can vary person to person and also on the circumstances under which the candidate is trained and prepared that impact performance on different sections of the test.

Factors like Education and Academic Background, Preparation and study, Test Taking Skills, Language Proficiency, Interest, and Engagement matter a lot in the ASVAB Scores.

Conclusion

So far we have discussed a lot about the minimum scores that are required by the candidate for their enlistment in various branches and acquire different job titles in the various branches of the defense forces like the US Army, US Navy, and US Air Force. Later on, we discussed briefly the the factors that affect the ASVAB Scores of the candidate during their preparation time.

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Ayush Maithilhttps://defencemaniac.com
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