Test Instructions & Guidelines

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

  • All Candidates are advised to bring the following on the day of the test :
    • Admit Card (ID Number) provided by the respective Institutions/NATA.
    • Thin-Tip Black Marker (Sketch Line Marker) to fill in the answer sheet.
    • Clip Board to hold the Answer Sheet
  • Roll Number of the candidate, Name and Test Form/Paper (Paper Version A, B, C or D) is already filled on Answer Sheet.
  • Candidates are advised to take proper care of the Answer Sheet. It should not be bent, folded or ripped, scratched etc. at any place
  • Total questions are:
    • For Engineering Entrance Test: 200; all compulsory & carry equal marks (with Negative marking); Duration: 3 hours
    • For Other Recruitment Tests: 100; all compulsory & carry equal marks (with/without negative marking); Duration: 1.5 hours
  • During the test, test managers will not answer any query. Understanding the paper is also a part of the test
  • More than one mark on the same answer will be considered as ‘incorrect’.
  • Be sure before you mark an answer because once you do that, it cannot be changed.
  • Do not use any type of eraser or any covering fluids. Any attempts to erase a mark can result in damaging the sheet. Resultantly, it will not be possible to mark it correctly.
  • Use the rough work sheet given at the end of question paper for rough work. Do not detach that sheet from the question paper.
  • Do not write at the back of the answer sheet.
  • Do not tear off any page of the test paper; NATA will examine each test paper.
  • PROHIBITION OF MOBILE PHONES IN THE TEST CENTERS;

  • Mobile phones are strictly prohibited in the tests centers.
  • Before entering into the test centers, all candidates must ensure that they have left their mobile phone outside the test center.
  • If a mobile phone is found with the candidate, following actions shall be initiated against him;
    • The paper will be declared as ‘cancelled’ on the spot.
    • The candidate will be blacklisted for at least one year for appearing in any forthcoming tests of NATA.
    • The Mobile Phone will be confiscated and it will become the property of NATA. NATA will dispose such mobiles off in accordance with the ‘disposal of public goods’ under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Procurement of Good, Works and Services Rules, 2014.
    • No plea to return the mobile, compensation etc. whatsoever will be entertained by NATA, in any case.
    • If found necessary, FIR will be registered against such candidate on account of use of unfair-means and Breach of Secrecy/Leakage of classified information/question papers.
    • Any other action deemed appropriate by the management, on the spot or later on.

    PROHIBITION OF OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

  • Use any kind of electronic devices including smart watches, calculators, calculator watches, scientific or mathematical tables are not allowed in the test centers.
  • Use of such mobile will lead to the cancelation of paper and blacklisting of such candidates in future exams conducted by NATA.
  • IMPERSONATION

  • Impersonation (attempting the paper on fake identity) is a criminal act. Following action shall be taken against the candidate found guilty of ‘impersonation’
    • The paper will be declared as ‘cancelled’ on the spot.
    • The candidate will be blacklisted for at least two years for appearing in any forthcoming tests of NATA.
    • If found necessary, FIR will be registered against such candidate on account of use of unfair-means.
    • Any other action deemed appropriate by the management, on the spot or later on.