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The National College Testing Association (NCTA) is a non-profit organization of testing professionals working in post-secondary institutions, in companies with test-related products and services, and in other professional testing venues. NCTA was organized in 2000.

NCTA ....

  • Promotes professionalism & quality

  • Enhances professional testing practices

  • Offers opportunities for professional development

  • Encourages professional support activities

  • Advances collaborative efforts among testing professionals, testing companies, and other policy-making agencies.



NCTA Issues RFI on Proctor Certification
The National College Testing Association (NCTA) is requesting responses from vendors who can fulfill a need for test development and/or test delivery in order to provide a proctor certification exam to NCTA members and other relevant external constituents. The intent of this Request for Information (RFI) is to exchange information and promote discussion about the needs of NCTA and services available. Please see the attached document for the full RFI. Questions related to this RFI can be sent to [email protected] Click here to download the RFI.

National College Testing Association Submits Letter to Congress Advocating for Necessary test security revisions in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (P.L. 110-315)(HEOA).

The NCTA Governing Board, Executive Committee and Legal Team are pleased to share the attached letter recently sent to the United State Congress advocating again for necessary test security revisions in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (P.L. 110-315)(HEOA). More >>

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The Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC) is a referral service provided by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) to facilitate distance learning.  Read More >>

Professional Standards

NCTA has established standards and guidelines for testing centers and testing personnel. A list of test administrators who have endorsed these standards may be found on this website.


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