(Central Board of Secondary Education) and NCERT (National Council for
Educational Research and Training) have launched ‘Tamanna’ under the flagship
of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
Tamanna; what it’s all
“Tamanna” is an acronym made from the words Try and Measure Aptitude and Natural Abilities. And the official websites of CBSE and NCERT describes it as “An Aptitude Test for Senior School Students to enable stakeholders to know the aptitude of students of classes IX and X”.
is formulated to help students of Class 9 and 10 discover their choice of
subjects, and ultimately helping them to make an informed decision during the
selection of subjects in Class 11 and 12.
it can be concluded that “Tamanna” A.K.A Know your aptitude exam (KYA
exam) will assess the weaknesses and strengths of students in academics.
Tamanna Registration Process
circular published by the CBSE clears that the registration process for KYA
(Know your aptitude) will start from 29th of January 2020 via its official
website – cbse.nic.in
students can use the school’s log-in id to appear for the Tamanna on any
working day (except for gazette holidays).
already conducted piloting of the test involving 17,000 students from Class 9th
and 10th through its affiliated schools located across the country.
the concerned students and their parents must note that, although Tamanna is
developed to assess the weaknesses and strengths of students in academics and
their aptitude, there is no pass or fail in this KYA test.
official website highlights that interested students can take Tamanna
voluntarily. But it must not be used or made as a basis to impose any subject,
courses of study and/or vocations etc. on the students. Rather students are
free to take such decisions.