Exam Description: Additional InformationThe Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) covers four sections from the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB): Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Arithmetic Reasoning, and Mathematics Knowledge. These four sections and your scores on them make up the Military Entrance Score, also known as the AFQT. Your AFQT score is used to determine your eligibility for entrance into the Armed Services.
The AFQT is scored as follows:
Word Knowledge and Paragraph Comprehension are combined into a composite known as Verbal Ability (VE). The Verbal Ability is added twice to your scores for Math Knowledge (MK) and Arithmetic Reasoning (AR).
Thus your AFQT = 2VE + MK + AR.