New Jersey Biology Competency Test

Starting with the 2011 administration, the New Jersey End of Course Biology exam has been renamed to the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT).

Assessment Activities

Visit the Activities page to learn the details about what each activity link does and when it is available.

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What's New
  • Because of the limited number of NJBCT Performance Assessment Tasks (PAT) available for use, operational PATs for 2011 forward will not be released. The 2010 PATs are available in the ‘Documents and Downloads’ section below on this page.
  • SID (NJSMART) - for assistance with SID numbers, please contact the NJ SMART Helpdesk at (800) 254-0295 or e-mail NJSMART@pcgus.com or visit the NJDOE website at the following web address: http://www.state.nj.us/education/njsmart/sid/
Important Dates
AdministrationDateWhat's Happening
2015May 26-27, 2015NJBCT Regular Testing Dates
2015May 28-29, 2015NJBCT Make-up Testing Dates
2015Jun. 30 - Jul. 28, 2015Record Change Roster (RCR) available
2015Aug. 18, 2015Biology Alphabetical Student Rosters posted on website
2015Aug. 31, 2015Remainder of Electronic Score Reports posted on website
2015Aug 31 – Sept 4, 2015Individual Student Reports and Student Stickers arrive in districts
2015Feb. 26, 2016Last day to get Biology E-Reports on the website