National Testing Agency to hold CMAT, GPAT exams tomorrow

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New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) and Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) tomorrow (January 28).

The CMAT will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm for 64,582 registered candidates at 183 centres in 84 cities of 24 States/UTs.

A total of 403 candidates have been registered for the examination at two centres in two cities in the North Eastern States and 1197 candidates at 14 centres in three cities in Jammu & Kashmir.

In view of the request received from the Local Administration due to inclement weather, CMAT-2019 will also be conducted on January 29 for 187 candidates belonging to Kashmir Region at Srinagar( who were earlier allotted centres in Jammu).

The NTA will also conduct Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) on  Monday from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm for 42827 registered candidates at 128 centres in 84 cities of 24 States/UTs.

A total of 377candidates have been registered for the examination at two centres in two cities in North Eastern States and 139 candidates at two centres in two cities in Jammu & Kashmir.

Both the Examinations are being conducted completely on Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode.

A Control Room has been opened at NTA HQ and 24 State Coordinators, 99 City Coordinators and 265 Observers have been the position. A third-party audit of the examination centres has been completed.

Live CCTV- as done for UGC-NET December 2018 Examination and JEE(Main) Jan2019 Examination, CCTV Surveillance is being done in the examination centres to curb malpractices in the examinations.

The NTA is also making arrangements for live viewing of remote locations and recording CCTVs Systems of all examination centres at Control Room situated at the NTA HQ.

Jammers: In order to stop cheating using mobile networks, Jammers have been installed in all the Centres. A total of about 3,580 jammers (1342 for each exam) have been put in place.

While assuring the candidates of the highest professional conduct of the exam, NTA requests cooperation of all the stakeholders for an orderly conduct of the exams.

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