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ARPIT 2020-21 (Postponed): New Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Answer Key, Results

Shreya Sareen
Shreya SareenPublished On: April 05, 2021

The ARPIT 2020-21 scheduled on April 10, 2021, has been postponed. Read this article to know more about ARPIT exam 2020-21 such as how to apply, admit card, eligibility, exam pattern, fees details, etc.

ARPIT 2020-21

ARPIT 2020-21, which is scheduled to be conducted on April 10 has been postponed, and the new exam date will be confirmed soon. ARPIT was implemented in 2018, and it is for the online professional development of roughly 15 lakh higher education faculty. This will involve using the MOOCs platform SWAYAM. For ARPIT’s implementation, 75 discipline-specific institutes were identified, and they were given the responsibility of managing the online training by focusing on the recent developments.

Apart from the important dates of ARPIT, it is important for the aspiring candidates to know all the details about the ARPIT exam and refresher course details. This article will cover all the important details related to the ARPIT exam including fee details, hall ticket, results, etc.

ARPIT 2020-21 Important Dates

MHRD has released the important dates for ARPIT Exam 2020-21. The ARPIT important dates can be checked below -



Beginning of the Online Registration for the exam

February 03, 2021

Last Date for the Online Registration of the Exam

March 10, 2021

Form CorrectionMarch 12 & 13, 2021

Issue of Exam Hall Tickets

To be Notified

Exam Dates


Result Dates

To be Notified

ARPIT 2020 Application Form

The students who are interested to apply for ARPIT exam can apply for the test through the official website. Candidates need to follow the given below steps to apply for the ARPIT exam 2020:

  1. Visit the official website of ARPIT,

  2. Click on the fill application form link given at the bottom of the page.

  3. Upon clicking on the link, the new window will open where there will be two portals: one for already registered students and another for new registration.

  4. For the new users, candidates will have to enter their details and password to register themselves. Already registered students can enter the login id and password to log in to the portal and proceed further. Choose as preferred.

  5. After completing the registration, a new window will open with the instructions and guidelines. After reading the instructions carefully, tick mark on the box and click on proceed.

  6. Further, the candidates will have to fill the application form for ARPIT including all the important details such as personal details, contact details, educational details, password, etc.

  7. After filling the form, click on the submit button. After successful submission, an application number will be generated. Store the application number for future references.

  8. Further, the candidate will have to upload the scanned photograph and signature in the required format and click on the submit button.

  9. The payment portal will open where students will enter the payment details to submit the application fee. After the successful payment, the application will be completed. Candidates must upload the application form and store it for future references.

ARPIT Application Fee 2020

The Fee details for all the candidates of ARPIT 2020 is given as below. Note that the students need to choose one category among the two given below while filling the application form or their certificate will be rejected.




INR 1000/


INR 500/

Disability Candidates (with at least 40% disability)

INR 500/

The reserved category along with the candidates with a disability will have to submit a proof of disability and caste certificate to avail the reservation, or else they will be considered as a general category.

ARPIT Eligibility Criteria 2020

It is very important for all the candidates to fulfil the eligibility requirement to apply for the exam. However, there is no specific eligibility issued for ARPIT exam 2020. All the faculty leaners and non-faculty learners candidates can apply for the exam. However, the candidate who has enrolled in any of the 48 courses included in ARPIT will be eligible to apply for that specific exam only. The minimum eligibility for the candidates is to submit the application form before the prescribed deadline. Only th candidates scoring above 50% in the test will be issued a certificate.

ARPIT Hall Ticket 2020

The candidates who have registered for the ARPIT exam can now download the hall tickets from the official website. Below given is the direct link to download the ARPIT 2020 hall ticket. Students need to follow the given below guidelines to download the hall ticket for ARPIT 2020 exam:

Direct Link to Download ARPIT Admit Card 2020 - To be Updated
  1. Visit the official website of ARPIT.

  2. On the homepage, click on the download admit card link.

  3. A new portal will open where the students will have two login options: Through application number and password and Through application number and date of birth. Choose as preferred.

  4. In the login portal, enter the application number, password and security pin and click on sign in.

  5. The candidate can now download the admit card and keep it for examination. It is advisable for the candidates to keep 2 copies of the admit card as they will not be allowed to sit for the examination without the admit card.

ARPIT Exam Pattern 2020

The first slot will be from 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM while the second slot will be from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The exam will be computer-based including the questions on Multiple Choice Questions format. The overall duration of the exam will be 3 hours. There will be a total of 100 questions of one marks each for the correct answer. The overall marks for the paper will be 100. There will be no negative marking for incorrect answer.

ARPIT Exam Important Instructions 2020

Candidates must be aware of all the important guidelines and instructions before going for the exam. Below given are some of the important exam instructions for ARPIT 2020:

  • As per the declaration of SWAYAM AICTE, the final assessment of the candidate will be based on both internal as well as external test in the ratio of 70:30.

  • The candidates can opt for more than one paper in the examination. However, they must ensure that the exams don’t collide in a similar slot.

  • The candidates must have the following documents for ARPIT 2019 examination:

    • Completed Application form printout.

    • 2 passport sized recent photograph, same as uploaded for the application form.

    • Identity Proof: Payslips, appointment or promotion letter, faculty id proof for faculty learners; caste certificate, disability certificate for non-faculty learners.

  • Candidate must ensure that the mail id and contact number given in the application form is correct as all the notification for the exam will be sent to the candidate through the email and number provided.

  • While filling the application form, the candidates will have to choose 4 choices for the exam centre. Based on the availability of the centre, the candidate will be issued one among the 4.

  • In case a student fails to appear for the exam or has been successful, he/she can apply for a re-appear exam to be conducted on May 10 2020 (Tentative date).

  • After the payment of application fee, candidates will not be allowed to make any changes in the application form in any case.

  • Candidates can check their result for ARPIT from the official website and can download the certificate from the SWAYAM official website.

ARPIT Exam Centers 2020

Candidates can click on the given below link to download the pdf for detailed examination centres list of ARPIT 2020.

ARPIT Examination Centres List 2020: Download PDF

ARPIT 2020 Results

The examination authority will release the ARPIT 2020 result on the official website. We will update the direct link to the result page here in the below section. The candidates will have to score above 50% to pass the examination. The candidates who score below 50% will be awarded E grade which will also be considered a fail.

The candidates need to follow the given procedure to check the result for ARPIT 2020 exam:

  1. Visit the official website of ARPIT or click on the above given direct link.
  2. On the homepage, click on the link for ARPIT 2020 result/scorecard.
  3. Enter the application number and password to log in.
  4. The result for the entered application number will be flashed on the screen. Download and store the result for future preferences.

ARPIT Certificate 2020

Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the exam, grading will be done. Based on the grading, the certification will be issued to the qualified candidates by SWAYAM which is an equivalent to UGC one refresher course for faculty career advancement scheme. The grading of the candidates will be done on the basis of the following parameters:

Marks Obtained in Exam


Equals to or below 50%

E (Fail)

50% -59%


60%- 69%


70% -79%


Above 80%


FAQs on ARPIT 2020

Some of the FAQs on ARPIT 2020 are given as below:

  1. Is it compulsory to register with NTA for sitting in ARPIT Exam?

Yes, it is compulsory to register with NTA prior to the ARPIT exam.

  1. Can I opt for multiple subjects in the ARPIT exam?

Yes, but you must ensure that all of the subjects are conducted in different time slots.

  1. How to check the status for my online application?

You can check the status of your application by visiting the official website and entering the application number & password to the portal.

  1. How can I choose the exam centre for ARPIT?

The candidate will have to choose four choices of exam centre from the drop-down menu at the time of filling the application form.

  1. How can I know if I have successfully submitted the application form?

After the successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number. Store the application number for future references.

  1. Can I resubmit the application if I lose the last registration date?

No, the application form cannot be submitted after the last date.

  1. If I lose the admit card, can I download it again?

Yes, you can re-download the admit card by visiting the official website. However, it is advisable for the students to download 2 copies of admit card for surety.

MHRD Minister of State, Dr Satya Pal Singh had said last year that the process of developing good teachers is a tough task and if the teachers are involved and committed, then ARPIT has chances of being successful and it will help empower the teachers. The Union HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar was also in support of ARPIT and looked at it as something that can help enhance the quality of teaching which will eventually lead to enhancement in the quality of higher education institutes. Apart from the important dates of ARPIT, it is important for the aspiring candidates to know all the details about ARPIT exam and refresher course details.

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