GPAT 2021 Final Answer Key has been released on March 19, 2021. Previously provisional Answer Keys were released online on March 7, 2021. GPAT Answer key is available on the official website along with question paper which could be challenged till March 11, 2021. The candidates were required to pay online fees of Rs. 1000/- as processing fee for each key challenged. GPAT 2021 Results will tentatively be released in the 3rd week of March 2021. check GPAT Result 2021
Candidates who appeared for the test can challenge the answer key by paying a requisite fee through online mode. An interim answer key for GPAT 2021 will be followed by the final answer key. With the help of GPAT 2021 Answer Key, the candidate can calculate their score expected to get in the result. The official answer key also helps all the candidates to evaluate their answer marked in the question paper in the exam.
- Candidates will have to pay INR 1,000 via Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking per question to challenge the answer key.
- The processing charge to challenge GPAT 2021 Answer key is non-refundable.
- GPAT 2021 Answer key will consist of the list of correct answers as Correct Option ID and the list of questions as Question ID
- Candidates can download both the answer key from the official website of GPAT NTA without login to the website.
- No objection can be raised regarding the answer key after releasing the final answer key and the announcement of the result.
GPAT 2021 Answer Key Dates
The below table presents all the events and tentative dates regarding GPAT 2021 Answer Key.
|Releasing date of Provisional GPAT 2021 Answer Key||March 7, 2021|
|Date to challenge the answer key||March 7 to 9, 2021|
|Due date to pay the charge to raise an objection for the answer key||March 11, 2021|
|Final Answer Key released on||3rd week of March 2021|
Steps to Download Official GPAT 2021 Answer Key
Candidates can download both the provisional and final answer key only from the official website of NTA GPAT 2021.. The Steps to download GPAT 2021 Answer Key is mentioned below.
- Go to the official website of GPAT NTA at https://gpat.nta.nic.in/
- Click on the tab “Login for GPAT 2021” on the homepage of the site
- On the login window, enter the Application Number, Date of Birth or Password, Security Pin as displayed below
- Click on the “Sign In” button
- GPAT 2021 Answer Key will be disclosed on the screen
- Download the answer key in a PDF format and check all the answers printed on it
- If required take a print out of it and keep it as a future reference
Procedure to Challenge GPAT 2021 Answer Key
In case of any discrepancies regarding the answer, the candidate is allowed to challenge GPAT 2021 Answer Key before the declaration of the final answer key. Candidates will be able to raise an objection only through the official website of GPAT NTA. To challenge the answer key all the candidates must fill up an online application form by login into the website with the credentials. The process to challenge GPAT 2021 Answer Key is given below.
- Visit the official website of GPAT NTA i.e https://gpat.nta.nic.in/
- Click on the “Challenge Answer Key” button displayed on the homepage of the site
- Enter the details such as Application Number, Date of Birth or Password and the security code for login
- After login to the site, click on the link “Apply here for GPAT 2021 Answer Key challenge”
- Select the number of the answer from 125 questions in total that are required to challenge from the list
- Choose the question or answer with the option ID
- Click on the button “Save your Claims”
- Click the upload button and fetch the necessary documents
- Click on the save button again and proceed to pay the fee
- Pay the necessary amount by selecting the mode of payment
- Complete the online transaction
- After completion of the payment process, take the print out of the acknowledgement slip
How to calculate the Score from GPAT 2021 Answer Key?
Candidates can calculate GPAT 2021 Answer Key by following some formula. Before that, the candidate should know the marking scheme of it. In the question paper, there are 125 questions in total out of 500 marks. Each correct answer will carry 4 marks whereas 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer as negative marking. No marks will be removed for any unanswered question. Formula to calculate GPAT 2021 Answer Key is given below.
The score secured in the entrance test = +4*total number of right answers – (1*total number of incorrect answers)
Note: Candidates can check their answers using the response sheet with the question paper in which all the questions will be printed code wise. Both the question paper and the response sheet can also be downloaded from the official website of GPAT NTA.
The candidate will not get permission to raise any objection against any answer printed on the final answer key.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.