CBSE-SGAI for class X students in November
Pavan Chauhan|Sep 10th, 2013 05:47pm
Aptitude reflects the inherent capacity, or talent of a child. Aptitude tests are known to be reliable predictors of future scholastic achievements as they provide a profile of the strengths and weaknesses of a student.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Fourth Edition of Students Global Aptitude Index (SGAI) assessment test in November for class X students to help them choose subjects at the senior secondary level . Thus, the SGAI is intended to help students assess their aptitude well in advance to make meaningful subject choices at the plus 2 level, thereby optimizing student potential and increasing his/her satisfaction level with the subjects pursued at +2 level.
With rapidly growing entrepreneurial landscape across the country, young India is voicing its aspiration to pursue careers which were, once considered offbeat, but are now gaining a mainstream flavour . The SGAI has proven to be a valuable first step in the direction of helping students make an informed career choice. It is little wonder then that over 4,00,0000 students have taken the CBSE – SGAI till date!
The test is designed to map the aptitude, personality and subject inclinations in order to help students opt for different streams in Class XI. The test is optional for students.
According to the CBSE circular, schools can register online for the SGAI on payment of Rs 100 per student till October 15, 2013. Students can log on to the CBSE website, www.cbse.nic.in, to know the format and details of SGAI assessment test.
Highlights of CBSE Students’ Global Aptitude Index (SGAI)
· A 2 ½ hour, paper-pencil test that maps a student’s interest and aptitude profiles
· Meant for students of class X in CBSE affiliated schools
· Intended to indicate subject orientations at +2 level
· Aimed to empower a student with information that will help in making informed subjects choices
· Net expected benefit is optimizing student’s potential and increasing his satisfaction
· The broad assessment areas include-
o Scientific Aptitude
o Numerical Aptitude
o Social Aptitude
o Behavioral Science Aptitude
o Art Aptitude
o Interest areas
To get a feel of the kind of questions that you might face in the SGAI, you can try the online Aptitude and Interest Tests on Meritnation.com (under the personality Development module). Meritnation’s Interest and Aptitude tests will help you assess your interest across 14 interest areas and 7 aptitude areas respectively–for an important first step towards embarking on a meaningful career.
Keep watching this space for more information!