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
  • If your district will be closed during the entire NJBCT delivery period of April 21-25, your materials will be delivered the following week. You must be ready to receive beginning the morning of April 28th.
  • The testing schedule for all NJ assessments for the 2014-2015 school year has been released by NJDOE. The letter sent to districts on February 25, 2014 is posted below in the ‘Miscellaneous Documents’ section under ‘Documents and Downloads’ for your reference.
  • NJBCT 2014 testing starts on May 20th and runs through May 23rd!
  • 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 PAT is 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
2014May 20-21, 2014NJBCT Regular Testing Dates
2014May 22-23, 2014NJBCT Make-up Testing Dates
2014Jun. 23 - Jul. 21, 2014Record Change Roster (RCR) available.
2014Aug. 11, 2014Biology Alphabetical Student Rosters posted on website.
2014Aug. 25, 2014Remainder of Electronic Score Reports posted on website