O-NET (Ordinary National Educational Test)

Objectives

  1. To test the knowledge and thinking ability of Grade 6, 9 and 12 students according to the Basic Education Core Curriculum B.E 2551 (A.D. 2008).
  2. To assess their academic proficiency according to the Basic Education Core Curriculum B.E 2551 (A.D. 2008).
  3. To provide information to the schools to improve their teaching and learning activities.
  4. To evaluate the quality of education at the national level.

Development

Grade 6 (Prathom Suksa 6)

The test was first given to Grade 6 students in the academic year 2007 in 3 subjects, namely

  1. English
  2. Thai language and
  3. Science.

In the academic year 2009, all 8 subjects as required in the core curriculum were given, that is,

  1. Thai language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  5. Health Study, Physical Education
  6. Arts
  7. Occupations and Technology
  8. Foreign languages.

In the academic year 2015, it’s the first year that Grade 6 students will be given the test in 5 subjects as required in the core curriculum, that is,

  1. Thai language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  5. Foreign languages

Grade 9 (Matthayom Suksa 3)

The test was given firstly to Grade 9 students in the academic year 2008 in 5 subjects, namely,

  1. Thai language
  2. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  3. Mathematics
  4. Science
  5. Foreign languages.

In the academic year 2009, all 8 subjects as required in the core curriculum were given, that is,

  1. Thai language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  5. Health Study, Physical Education
  6. Arts
  7. Occupations and Technology
  8. Foreign languages

In the academic year 2015, it’s the first year that Grade 9 students will be given the test in 5 subjects as required in the core curriculum, that is,

  1. Thai language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  5. Foreign languages

Grade 12 (Matthayom Suska 6)

The test was given first to Grade 12 students in the academic year 2005 in 5 subjects, namely

  1. Thai language
  2. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  3. Foreign languages
  4. Mathematics
  5. Science.

In the academic year 2007, all 8 subjects as required in the core curriculum were given, that is,

  1. Thai language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  5. Health Study, Physical Education
  6. Arts
  7. Occupation and Technology
  8. Foreign languages

In the academic year 2015, it’s the first year that Grade 12 students will be given the test in 5 subjects as required in the core curriculum, that is,

  1. Thai language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies, Religion and Culture
  5. Foreign languages