GPAT 2021 answer key to be released soon at gpat.nta.nic.in; Steps to download

GPAT 2021 answer key will be released soon by the NTA. GPAT exam was conducted on February 27, 2021.

GPAT 2021 answer key to be released soon at gpat.nta.nic.in; Steps to download
Pallavi Goel | Mar 3, 2021 - 9:30 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) on February 27, 2021. Usually the NTA GPAT answer key is released two or three days after the completion of the exam. The NTA will release the official answer key of GPAT 2021 soon at gpat.nta.nic.in. Using the GPAT 2021 answer key candidates will be able to calculate their expected score in the Pharmacy entrance test.

The GPAT answer key 2021 will be released in PDF format mentioning the question ID and the corresponding correct answer. Along with the answer key, authority will also release the question paper and response sheet of GPAT 2021. The response sheet will mention the question and the answer marked by the candidate.

The GPAT exam was conducted in computer-based mode across the country. A total of 125 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) were asked in the GPAT exam 2021 within three hours. Based on students’ reaction and expert analysis of the GPAT exam, the difficulty level of GPAT 2021 was moderate.

How to download GPAT answer key 2021?

Check the steps to download the GPAT 2021 answer key below.

  • Visit the official website - gpat.nta.nic.in

  • Click on the ‘Display GPAT question papers and responses 2021’ link

  • Log in using application number and password

  • Download the question paper along with the GPAT answer key

  • Verify the GPAT question paper code

  • Check the questions and correct answer in the GPAT answer key 2021

  • Match the answers in the GPAT 2021 answer key with answers marked in the GPAT response sheet.

How to calculate score using GPAT answer key 2021?

Using the answer key of GPAT 2021, candidates need to calculate the number of questions answered correctly and the number of questions marked incorrect. Before calculating the GPAT score, it is important that candidates know the marking scheme of GPAT 2021.

GPAT 2021 marking scheme

Question type

Marks

Each correct answer

+4 marks

Each incorrect answer

-1 marks

Each unattempted question

0 marks

After calculating the number of correct and incorrect questions, students can use the formula given below to calculate their GPAT score.

GPAT scores = Total correct answers X 4 - Total incorrect answers X 1

What after the GPAT answer key 2021?

The NTA will first release the provisional GPAT answer key followed by the final answer key. GPAT test takers can challenge the GPAT 2021 answer key in case of any error or discrepancy in answers. Candidates will have to pay a fee of Rs 1,000 per question for challenging the GPAT answer key 2021. After solving the discrepancies, if any, NTA will release the final answer key of GPAT 2021 based on which the result will be announced.

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