On the test day

PLAN AHEAD

MAKE SURE TO PREPARE FOR THE TEST

  • Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before your test time to allow time for check in. Late arrival more than 20 minutes will not be allowed to take the test and will not be eligible for a refund or transfer.
  • Please do not wear hats or heavy glasses as your face will be scanned for ID. Please keep hair off of your face.
  • You can't bring any food or drink into the testing room unless you have an Medical Approval.
  • Familiarise yourself with the test day policies and procedures outlined in the Test Taker Handbook.

IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

BRING YOUR VALID ID ON THE TEST DAY

Provide proof of identity (valid and original passport or National Identity Card) on the test day that matches registration details exactly. Contact the test centre or IDAT administration before the test to confirm which type of identity document is accepted. Students taking the test outside their own country MUST use a passport. The identity document MUST match the registration information provided exactly. Students must remove any covering from their face for the test to confirm facial recognition.

DON'T BRING PERSONAL BELONGINGS

NO PERSONAL ITEMS ALLOWED IN TESTING ROOM

Leave all personal belongings in the designated belongings area of the test centre. NO personal items will be allowed into the test and no smart devices (including watches) may be worn. Paper and pencils will be provided to the student by the test centre, but you cannot take them outside the testing room. Water can be provided upon request during the test if required.

STARTING YOUR TEST

BEFORE THE TEST STARTS

  • The Test proctor will check your ID before you enter the test room.
  • Once it is time to start your test, the Test Proctor will take you into the test room and assign you a computer with headphones and microphone.
  • Listen to the Test Proctor's requests and follow the steps before you start to answer questions.

DURING THE TEST

KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR TEST

  • You must remain in your assigned seat and not cause a disturbance for other candidates.
  • You must not request, offer, or accept assistance of any kind from other test takers or test centre staff.
  • You must not access study guides, notes, or any other learning materials at any time during the test, including during breaks.
  • You must not take the test for someone else, or allow anyone else to take the test on your behalf.
  • You must not interfere with the computer in any way.
  • You must not copy down any of the test questions or answers from the test centre, and you may not, for any reason, share the test questions or answers with others.
  • You are also not permitted to leave the building during breaks; however, you are permitted to use the restrooms located within the building.

FINISHING YOUR TEST

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FINISH YOUR TEST?

  • After you finish the test, you must raise your hand to get the attention of the Test Proctor. The Test Proctor will come to your desk and ensure your test has ended properly.
  • You must keep the draft paper and pen in the test room.
  • Once this is complete, you can take all your personal belongings from the storage facilities and are able to leave.
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