CBSE - Proficiency Test for Class-X

Central Board Of Secondary Education
Shiksha Sadan, 17-Rouse Avenue, Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110002

Conduct of Optional Proficiency Test for Class-X

A proficiency Test measures an individual’s abilities and skills in a domain or subject to know how well he/she has learned, understood and internalised the related concepts and principles. Such a test in language e.g may assess a student’s skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking or vocabulary. Similarly a test in Science may focus on assessing students’ abilities to apply concepts and principles to analyse a given situation, solve a given problem and conduct practical work efficiently. A test in Mathematics may similarly assess problem solving abilities and skills of mathematical thinking, mathematical reasoning and procedural techniques followed by students. Thus, the proposed Proficiency Test will mainly focus on assessing students’ abilities and skills to apply knowledge and understanding of any subject to new and unfamiliar everyday life situations.

It will be conducted in the month of July,2012 as per the following schedule.

Day Date Subject

Monday 9th July,2012 English
Tuesday 10th July,2012 Mathematics
Wednesday 11th July,2012 Science
Thursday 12th July,2012 Social Science
Friday 13th July,2012 Hindi

Students wishing to appear in the test will be required to pay separate examination fee for the same. The amount of fee to be paid by a student is as under:

One subject Rs. Three hundred only
Two subjects Rs. Four hundred only
Three subjects Rs. Five hundred only
Four or five subjects Rs. Six hundred only

The registration fee has to be submitted in the form of a Demand Draft in favour of Secretary CBSE, Delhi payable at Delhi.

The willing schools are required to submit the related information to the Board through online filling up of the registration form available on CBSE website Procedure for online submission of List of candidates shall be available on the website shortly.

The last date for submitting the online information is 14th April, 2012. The print out of filled in online registration form (Hard copy) duly signed and attested by the Principal of the school alongwith the registration fee in the form of a draft in favour of Secretary CBSE, Delhi payable at Delhi, may be submitted to the Director (Academic), Central Board of Secondary Education, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi-110 002 by 30th April, 2012.

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