In the tricity about 1,200 students of Class 10 registered for the fifth edition of the Student Global Aptitude Index (SGAI) test. This aptitude test being organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to be conducted in CBSE-affiliated schools in the country on any of the dates from December 8 to 20.
This test will help students to choose their stream in Class 11. The CBSE received 1.8 lakh registrations in all for the test from the country.
This time, the test will be conducted online and students can take the test on their school campus. But as some schools might not have internet connections or poor network problems, the CBSE will also conduct the test offline.
As per the rules of the CBSE’s official circular “Each school will have to designate an SGAI coordinator who will act as an interface between the board and the students, so as to help the smooth conduct of the online test.”
The circular further read, “During the entire period of the assessment, email and telephonic support, and online chat will be provided to every school coordinator so that he or she can assist the participants.”
RJ Khanderao, CBSE regional officer, Panchkula, said: “It is a great initiative by the CBSE as students need to know their aptitude and area of interest.
10% increase in registrations
About 6 lakh students from across the country appeared for the test in the last four year. This year, about 10 % more registrations have been received as compared to the year 2013.