Educational Assessment Australia

FAQs for Schools

About GAT

GAT is released on 2 February 2018. Schools can use GAT at any time during the year up until January the following year, when a new version becomes available.

GAT assesses Mathematics, Reading and Language, and Writing.

GAT is designed specifically for students in the middle years of schooling. Visit for year levels tested.

The test structure comprises 40 multiple choice questions for Mathematics, 40 multiple choice questions for Reading and Language and a Writing task.

GAT is a two hour assessment.



No. Students are not allowed to use calculators, dictionaries or translators.

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About Results

School and student reports are emailed to schools within 10 working days of the answer booklets being received at UNSW Global Assessments for processing.

About Cost

As minimum of 10 tests per order is required. Visit GAT fees for costs for each country.

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