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CBSE announces dates for Optional Proficiency Test for Class 10

The Central Board of Secondary Education recently announced the dates for Optional Proficiency Test for Class 10 to be conducted in the month of April, 2014 as per the following schedule.





14th April, 2014



15th April, 2014



16th April, 2014



17th April, 2014

Social Science


18th April, 2014


 It will be conducted in all the five main subjects studied by a student in class-X. However, a student may appear in one or more subjects depending upon his/her choice.

There will be a separate test in every subject one test will be held on a single day.

It will be a paper-pen test to be administered on the same day across all willing schools in the country. 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.
  • Any student studying in secondary or senior secondary school affiliated to CBSE and appearing in March, 2014 final examination (School conducted or Board Conducted) is eligible to appear in this test.
  • Every student appearing in the test will be issued a certificate by the Board indicating percentile rank.

The willing schools are required to submit the related information to the Board through online filling up of the registration form at

Schools can proceed with the entry of List of Candidates (LOC) using the User Id and Password used for Online Class IX/X/XI/XII candidates data submission.

Procedure for online submission of List of candidates shall be available on the website from 3rd December 2013. The last date for submitting the online information is 31st December, 2013.

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 Sh. Ram Shankar, Assistant Professor & Joint Director (A&V), Central Board of Secondary Education, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi-110 002 by 15th January, 2014.

The following salient points for taking the tests may be taken note of:

  • Only those students are allowed to take the proposed test (s) who have applied through the schools and paid requisite fee.
  • A student will have to appear from the same city/place where his/her school is located. .The examination will be conducted only at pre-decided centres as per Class-X Board examination.
  • The timings of the test will be from 10.30 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. in every subject.

The above information may be brought to the notice of all concerned. For any further information in this regard, the schools may contact Sh. Ram Shankar, Assistant Professor & Joint Director (A&V), CBSE at [email protected] or Consultant CBSE at [email protected] .