1. Only those GST Practitioners are eligible to login who qualify the criteria specified at clause (b) of sub-rule (1) of rule 83 of the CGST Rules 2017 and whose enrolment on GST portal in terms of sub-rule (2) has already been approved as on 24.09.2018.

2. Candidates are required to login on Examination registration portal with the help of GST enrolment number (login id) and PAN no. (password).

3. The GST enrolment number has been provided to each eligible candidate by GSTN on his enrolment on the GST portal.

4. Application form will appear on the screen after a candidate successfully logs in.

5. Based on the GST enrolment number and PAN number provided by a candidate on the login page, the application form will auto-populate candidate’s data already available with the GST Network such as name, address, mobile number, email address etc. This data is the same which was provided by the candidate in Form PCT-01 while applying for enrolment as GST Practitioner on the GST portal.

6. Hence, in the online application form on this Examination registration portal, a candidate is required to fill in/provide only the following information/documents:

1. three choices of test centres (stations) from the drop-down menu,

2. softcopy of passport size photograph (File Type JPG, JPEG, PNG of Size 20 to 60 KB), and

3. softcopy of signatures(File Type JPG, JPEG, PNG of Size 10 to 30 KB).

The candidates will be prompted to choose from the following list of test centres (stations):

Sr. No. City Name Sr. No. City Name
1 Hyderabad 18 Imphal
2 Itanagar 19 Shillong
3 Dispur 20 Aizawl
4 Patna 21 Kohima
5 Raipur 22 Bhubaneswar
6 Panaji 23 Jaipur
7 Ahmedabad 24 Gangtok
8 Chandigarh 25 Chennai
9 Shimla 26 Agartala
10 Jammu 27 Dehradun
11 Srinagar 28 Lucknow
12 Ranchi 29 Kolkata
13 Bengaluru 30 Mysore
14 Pune 31 Delhi
15 Thiruvananthapuram 32 Guntur
16 Bhopal 33 Puducherry
17 Mumbai

7. Once a candidate submits completed application form on the registration portal, he will be prompted to pay the examination fee of Rs 500 online.

8. On completion of online fee payment, the candidate will be guided to access ‘Candidate’s Dashboard’ from where the submitted application as well as Admit Card can be downloaded. Score card and Examination Certificate will also be made available for download on the same Dashboard.

Important dates

Commencement of online submission of application form 25/09/2018
Last date of submitting the application form 15/10/2018 (Extended from earlier date of 10/10/2018)
Admit Card can be downloaded from (tentative date) 20/10/2018
Date of Examination 31/10/2018
Declaration of Result 05/11/2018

9. Link to Register


10. GST Practitioners -How to Register for Exam, Pattern & Syllabus

11.NACIN notified as authority for conducting examination for GST Practitioners

12. Press Release extending Last date of submitting the application form

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  1. S. Bhosle says:

    Sir, I have received enrollment certificate of GST practioner on 6th Dec, 2018. On the 7th dec-2018 I was trying to sumbit exam form. but I am getting error. Now due is over on 7th Dec -2018. Will please guide me how I can appear for next exam.

  2. Naresh Khanivdekar says:

    i am enrolled my on 8/10/2018 wide ARN No.

    the status showing Pending for processing

    kindly suggest what will be next process

  3. Naresh Khanivdekar says:


    I had registered on 8/10/2018 in gst portal for gst practioner exam
    but status showing

    Application filed successfully. Pending with Tax Officer for Processing.*

  4. C.L. RAVIKUMAR says:

    Can I Request the Tax Guru to help GSTP examination by sending the Guide model questions etc. etc. it would be more helpful to all concerned sir and oblige.

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