NAT is administered annually to measure the academic performance in key subjects of elementary and secondary students in both public and private schools. Only private elementary and secondary schools with permit to operate from Deped shall be included in the conduct of the test. Here are schedules:
NAT 2014 schedules
- March 5, 2014 - 4th year High School students
- March 11, 2014 - Grade 3 pupils of Madrasah schools
- March 13, 2014 - Grade 6 pupils
Each examineein Grade 6 NAT will be issued Certificate of Rating (COR) containing their actual rating per subject which reflects the examinee's readiness in High School.
Aside from NAT, Deped will also administer the Test of English Proficiency for Teachers (TEPT) and Process Skills Test (PST) in Science and Math starting February 1-2 to May 2014.