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Under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi have developed – an Aptitude Test for Senior School Students to enable stakeholders knowing the aptitude of students of classes IX and X. Details about the use of aptitude test, dimensions measured in the test, construction and standardization of the test, administration and scoring and understanding the meaning of aptitude test scores are available in the test manual. As a collaborative work, piloting of the aptitude test was done by the CBSE with 17,500 students studying in classes IX and X through its affiliated schools across different parts of the country.