What is NCTA?   Latest News
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.

The NCTA's Mission
  • Enhance professional testing practices
  • Offer opportunities for professional development
  • Encourage professional support activities
  • Advance collaborative efforts among testing professionals, testing companies, and other policy-making agencies


Call for Nominations
The 2021 NCTA Awards Nominations are open for submissions.  All submissions are due by Monday, April 5, 2021, by 12:00 PM. 

The Awards and Recognition Committee accepts nominations for the Service and Leadership Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award, New Professional Award, and the Outstanding Program/Innovation Award.  These awards recognize outstanding individuals whose leadership and service have made significant contributions to the testing profession or a program/innovation.  Recipients of these and other awards will be honored at the NCTA conference.  >> More Information Here.


Need A Proctor?   NCTA Services

NCTA Proctoring Network (NPN)

NCTA supports distance learning by providing this free web-based referral service. The Proctoring Network web page contains a listing of testing centers across the country and abroad that are willing to provide proctoring services to students away from their campuses.

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NCTA 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.