Deleting a subject

In Surpass, a subject is where you create and manage items for use in testsSubjects can hold folders and sub-folders of items, allowing for flexible organisation of your test content. You can also upload media to your subject’s media library for use in its items. A subject is associated with at least one centre. Any tests created in the subject can be scheduled at the associated centre(s).

Deleting a subject removes all data from Surpass. Once deleted, a subject cannot be restored.

This article explains how to delete a subject in the Subjects screen of Setup, including details on all prerequisite steps.

In this article

1. Check prerequisites

Before you can delete a subject, ensure that you have met the following pre-conditions:

2. Go to the Subjects screen in Setup

To view the Subjects screen in Setup, go to Setup > Subjects.

TIP: For more information about the Subjects screen, read About the Subjects screen in Setup.

3. Choose a subject in the Subjects list

Select the subject you want to delete in the Subjects list.

TIP: Use the Filter menu to display only archived subjects. For more information, read ‘Filtering subjects’ in About the Subjects screen in Setup.
NOTE: Subject master lists are also permanently removed when a subject is deleted.

4. Select Delete in the Subject Details panel

The Subject Details panel displays basic information about the chosen subject.

Select Delete to open the Confirm Delete dialog.

5. Confirm deletion

Select Confirm and Delete to delete the subject.

You are notified when the subject has been successfully deleted.

Further reading

To learn more about working in the Subjects screen, read the following articles: