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ALS Accreditation and Equivalency Test
The Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency (ALS A&E) Test
, formerly known as the Non-formal Education A&E Test, is a paper and pencil test designed to measure the competencies of those who have neither attended nor finished elementary or secondary education in the formal school system.

Passers of the A&E Test are given a certificate/diploma, bearing the Department of Education (DepEd) seal and the signature of the Secretary, certifying their competencies as comparable graduates of the formal school system. Passers are qualified to enroll in secondary and post-secondary schools.

As per DepEd Memo No. 70, s. 2015, the 2015 ALS A&E Test will be conducted on the following dates:

2015 ALS A&E Test Schedule

Wave 1 October 4, 2015 Regions IX, X, XI, XII, Caraga, and ARMM
Wave 2 October 11, 2015 Regions VI, VII, and VIII
Wave 3 October 18, 2015 Regions I, II, III, and CAR
Wave 4 October 25, 2015 Regions IV-A (CALABARZON), IV-B (MIMAROPA), and V
Wave 5 November 8, 2015 NCR

Registration period will be held from July 16 to August 15, 2015
. Those interested may register in the duly designated Registration and Testing Center (RTC) identified by the Schools Division Superintendent (SDS). A duly appointed district ALS coordinator (DALSC) shall serve as the test registration officer (TRO).

Guidelines, official list of the RTCs, and registration forms can also be found on the said memo.

2013-2014/2014-2015 ALS A&E Test Passers

Should you have further clarifications, kindly contact:

Bureau of Alternative Learning System (BALS)
3/F Mabini Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Ave., Pasig City
(02) 635-5189 | 635-5188 | 635-5194 | 635-5193
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm copyright 2015
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