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GPAT 2022 Exam Day Instructions: Guidelines, What to Carry, Tips

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: March 24, 2022 12:14 pm IST

GPAT is just around the corner, it's time that candidates must be aware of GPAT 2022 exam day instructions, guidelines, what to carry and reporting time. Check out the barred items and what to carry during the GPAT exam.

GPAT Exam Day Instructions and Tips

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national-level examination which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). More than 800 institutes accept GPAT entrance scores. The GPAT 2022 is likely to take place soon and it's time aspirants know about exam day guidelines and instructions.

This article contains all the relevant information about the GPAT 2022 Exam Day Instructions, including the prohibited items and documents required at the time of the entrance exam. Knowing the GPAT examination guidelines will not make you feel nervous or confused at the time of the examination.

GPAT 2022 Exam Day Schedule

Exam day is an important part of the schedule, so being fully aware of the same is very important. Please note the full schedule of the GPAT 2022 exam day below so that you are well aware of all major events.



Registration Start Date

February 16, 2022

Registration End Date

March 17, 2022

Admit Card

April 4, 2022

Examination Date

April 9, 2022

Result Date

To be Announced

GPAT 2022 Highlights

Check out GPAT 2022 highlights below:

Exam Name

Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test (GPAT)

Exam Level


Mode of Exam


Exam Type

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Duration


Question Type


Total Number of Questions


Also Read:GPAT 2022 Preparation Strategy - Study Plan, Timetable, Important Topics, Best Books

GPAT 2022 Exam Day Instructions

On the day of the exams, there are various rules and regulations that the candidates will have to abide by, ranging from stationery and required documents that are required at the time of examination. Check the following guidelines for GPAT 2022 entrance exam such as what to bring, what not to bring, important documents that needed to be submitted on the GPAT examination day. The general tips and advice for the GPAT 2022 entrance exam are discussed below. Due to the ongoing pandemic, NTA will issue some guidelines that are to be followed during GPAT 2022 exam day to ensure social distancing and safety of the students.

  • To avoid any last-minute confusion it is best to reach the examination centers at least two hours before the start of the examination.

  • Candidates may not enter the examination center until 8:30 a.m.

  • Candidates will be required to wear a face mask.

  • In the GPAT exam hall, no multimedia or textual content is allowed. Any found to do the same will be indefinitely debarred from participating in the GPAT entrance exam.

  • Only the GPAT Admit Card is allowed inside the examination hall.

  • The invigilator will declare time at the start of the test, at half time and at the conclusion of the examination.

What to Carry on GPAT 2022 Exam Day?

The following is a list of items you will have to carry at the time of the GPAT 2022 examination.

  • The first and foremost important thing for the entrance exam is the GPAT 2022 Admit Card. You must ensure that all the information that is mentioned in the admit card is correct such as Candidate Name, Signature, Roll Number, Photograph, Date of birth, Gender, Father’s Name, Name and address of the exam center state code, etc.

  • One-passport size photograph. The passport size photograph should be exactly the same as in the application form.

  • One Original proof of identification such as Aadhaar card, PAN card, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, Ration Card.

  • A valid PwD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer if any candidate claims relaxation under the PwD category

  • During the entrance exam, candidates are advised to follow the instructions given on the admit card at the time of examinations.

What Not to Carry on GPAT 2022 Exam Day?

The only thing that candidates are allowed to bring in an Examination Hall is the list of items mentioned above. All other things must be stored outside the examination room. Here is a list of items which you can not carry at the time of examination into the examining hall:

  • GPAT candidates are barred from taking any bags or luggage of any kind at the exam hall.

  • Drinking or eating in the exams hall is also forbidden

  • Inside an examination hall, electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, calculators, cameras, earphones, headphones, tape recorder, etc are forbidden.

  • Furthermore, candidates will not be allowed to wear any kind of jewellery or accessories in the examination hall, such as watches. Candidates are advised to wear simple clothes, with minimal pockets, to alleviate suspicion of using unfair means.

  • Candidates are also not permitted to bring any kind of stationery items such as Pen, Pencil, Paper, Rulers, Eraser etc.

Also Read:GPAT 2022 Subject/Topic-Wise Weightage & List of Important Topics

GPAT Tips and Guidelines to follow on Exam Day

There are several other rules outlined for the GPAT 2022 entrance exam to ensure that the exams are conducted without the use of unfair means. Here are some GPAT 2022 tips and guidelines that needed to follow on Examination Day.

  • The candidates shall report two hours before the start of the examination at the Examination Center in order to complete the formalities. The registration desk will be closed 60 minutes before the examination starts.

  • One of the most important documents that at the examination centre is the GPAT 2022 admit card. A candidate with no valid Admit Card may not appear for the GPAT entrance exam.

  • In any case, if any candidate is unable to access his / her Admit Card, then he/she will send an email to gpat.nta2019@gmail.com. The candidates must also notice that no Admit Card will be sent by post.

  • Candidates shall keep absolute silence and attend their Question Paper. Every argument, movement or interruption in the examination room/hall will be deemed as misbehaviour.

  • Candidates with barred items like Kara, Kirpan, etc. in particular, should report to their respective examination centers one and a half hours before the closing of the gate

  • If an applicant is found by unfair means or by impersonating means, then his / her examination will be revoked & the material will be seized and he/she will be responsible for not taking the examination for a specified period of time as a nature of offence or crime.

  • The candidate will be assigned seat based on their roll number. Candidates should sit on their assigned seats. And if any candidate is found to have changed his / her room or seat then the candidate examination will be cancelled and no plea will be accepted

  • No candidate without special permission of Invigilator or Centre Superintendent may leave his / her seat or the examination/hall until the full time of the examination is over without the special permission of the Center Superintendent or the Invigilator in question.

  • Candidates should not leave the exam room without handing over their rough sheets to the duty invigilator present at the exam room

  • The competent, trained, and skilled Nodal officer and staff at the exam hall will support and help them to clear their doubts and familiarize them with the CBT mode of exams.

  • If any candidates can not take part for any reason in the scheduled entrance exam, NTA shall not be responsible for re-testing

Apart from the instructions that have been mentioned above, candidates must ensure that they listen to and abide by the rules and regulations that will be spoken out by the invigilator before the examination starts. It is therefore recommended that the candidates arrive at the exam centre two hours before the start of the entrance exam. Therefore, during the test, the candidates are advised to refrain from using unfair means, which also include talking or passing chits during the examination. Those candidates who find themselves using unfair means during the examination will be disqualified or debarred from the exam.

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Does GPAT 2021 have any negative markings

Yes every wrong answer will deduct -1 negative mark.

How many questions are asked in the GPAT entrance exam?

Total 125 MCQ question will be asked in GPAT examination

Is there any age to appear for the GPAT 2021 examination?

There is no age limit for the GPAT 2021 examination.

What is the date of the GPAT 2021 examination?

GPAT 2021 will be held from 22nd to 27th February 2021.


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