First day of GAT and PAT tests with following strictly the preventive measures.
The National Institute of Educational Testing Service (Public Organization) (NIETS) conducted General Aptitude Test (GAT)/ Professional and Academic Aptitude Test (PAT) academic year 2021 during 20th – 23rd March 2021 at 209 test fields throughout the country.
On Saturday, March 20, 2021 is the first day of GAT / PAT test administering. There are 254,214 examinees in the morning of the GAT test with satisfied result implementation and there are 196,519 examinees in the afternoon of the PAT 1 (Mathematics).
The GAT / PAT test centers and test fields have complied with measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as specified by the Ministry of Public Health and in accordance with the preventive measures strictly in each province. The test fields are screened and separated from the normal test room by organizing the test in a special room and provided public health officers for taking care and overseeing the test takers who have fever, cough, sneeze, etc., with satisfied result implementation in accordance with testing standards.
For testing sites in areas with an epidemic of COVID-19, NIETS has taken strong preventive measures. There is a public health officer on the test field to participate in screening, checking temperature and implementing the preventive measures strictly with satisfied result implementation.