Students warned of a testing scam
Fri, Oct 30, 2009
The Nation/Asia News Network

Con men are now out in action with an offer to increase students' scores in the General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Professional Aptitude Test (PAT).

"No one can do such a thing," Deputy Education Minister Chaiwuti Bannawat said Thursday, "Students and parents should not believe such an offer is possible".

PAT/GAT scores are main criteria in university-admission system.

Some students said they surprisingly received calls from someone who claimed he or she could boost their GAT/PAT scores.

The students said the caller had the information they submitted for GAT/PAT.

Chaiwuti explained that the website of the National Institute of Educational Testing Service (NIETS) had recently been hacked.





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