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


NCTA Annual Virtual Conference, August 11-13, 2021

To ensure that students are being provided with best service possible and ensure their success, it's important to explore the tools, best practices, and strategies that address students’ needs. It's also important to maintain critical connections with colleagues in higher education.

For these reasons, you'll want to attend NCTA's Annual Virtual Conference this year, August 11-13.

Sessions will offer knowledge, perspective, and materials to help you make a positive impact at your school and help you achieve your goals. In addition, you'll gain important insight into fully understanding the functionalities of the testing center.

More information, including how to submit a proposal or register, will be available soon.

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.


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.