• The difficulty levels and passing standards of the exams have not changed.
  • Pretest items will be reintroduced. Each candidate will get 15 pretest items  (the dummy questions) in their exam.
  • The minimum number of questions will be 75
  • The maximum number of questions will be 145 items.
  • Examination time will be five hours. If you run out of time, you probably fail.
  • At the end of exam, there will be a Special Research Section – these questions are not scored for your actual exam.
  • The NCLEX Tutorial will look different.

    Source: https://www.ncsbn.org/SummaryofModificationstoNCLEX.pdf