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Srishti Manipal Entrance & Aptitude Test (SMEAT) 2022 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Round and Exemption

1. Applicants who have applied for SMEAT 2022 any one round will not be able to appear for the entire or part of SMEAT 2022 in any other Round.

2. All applicants must take prescribed Tests unless exempted according to Srishti Manipal Selection Protocol published on the Srishti Manipal website.…

Undertaking of Ethical Conduct

1. Two undertaking mentioned below will appear on your browser before the commencement of SMEAT 2022. Consent for both undertaking is required to start the test.
         I. Undertaking of Ethical Conduct by applicant
         II. Undertaking of Ethical Conduct by parent/guardian/other
2. Content of the undertakings will be made available to applicants prior to the commencement of SMEAT 2022.
3. Applicants are required to adhere to the accepted undertakings. Breach of the undertakings constitutes grounds for disqualification and withdrawal of admission.

Test Schedule

1. Applicants should refer to the “SMEAT 2022 Round 1 Schedule” published on Srishti Manipal website.

2. Applicants should refer to “Admissions Timeline 2022” for result date and fees payment schedule.

Test Submissions

1. The guidelines for submission will be mentioned in each Test paper/Task.

2. Test submissions must be made in digital format and uploaded at the designated SMEAT 2022 Examination Portal.

Updates regarding SMEAT 2022

1. All applicants should check the Srishti Manipal website for further information and updates regarding SMEAT 2022. This will be published at

2. You will be able to access all communication by Srishti Manipal Institute when you click the “My Communication” tab in your application portal.

Material Requirements

1. Materials that will be useful to complete Test tasks include:

  • Basic stationary such as white cartridge / handmade / drawing paper (5 numbers of A1 sheets). A4 and A3 size bond sheets (10 each). Any other papers of your choice.
  • Pen and pencils
  • Basic art materials such as color pencils, pens, pastels, water/poster colors, brushes, sketch pens or any other medium art materials of your choice.
  • Glue/fevicol, scissor/cutter, ruler, cello tape, etc.
  • Material of your choice if you prefer to work with materials such as clay, cardboard, wire mesh, binding wire, etc.

Technology Requirements

System Requirements

Proctored Online Examinations (Internet Based Delivery)

Minimum System Configuration required for test taking system (Laptop/Desktop) is given below:


Minimum requirements

Web browser

Latest version of Chrome .Net Version 4.5.2 or above

Operating system

Windows 10 (Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions) OR Windows 8/8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) (all editions) OR Mac OS (Latest version 2) Note - Up-to-date Service pack, device drivers, security patches in test taking system.


2 core (4 vCPU) or above with 2.2 GHz or more clock speed


4 GB or above

Web camera

Webcam must have a minimum resolution of 640x480 @ 15 fps. Webcam may be internal or may be external and connected to the computer. The camera must run natively in the OS and not with help of other software.


Built-in microphones are acceptable, as are external microphones.

Screen resolution

1024 x 768 and above


2 MBPS or more – dedicated and continuous connectivity. (Wired or wireless networks) Candidate test taking terminals will be directly connected to the cloud server.


Additional technical guidelines for taking test are given below:

  • Browser settings
    • Internet cookies must be enabled.
    • avaScript must be enabled.
    • Ad block must be disabled.
    • Disable browser extensions except - Adobe Acrobat, Docs, Sheets & Slides.

  • Additional Pointers
    • Some security software programs, like antivirus or Internet security software, can disrupt exam delivery and may need to be disabled.
    • Windows/system login should have administrator rights
    • Virtual desktop must be disabled
    • Extended monitor must not be used
    • Verify that the audio and microphone are not set on Mute.

Uninterrupted power supply, Internet connectivity with required bandwidth and requisite systems configurations are must for successful completion of Examination.

  • Exam will run ONLY when both webcam and microphone are enabled in the Desktop or Laptop.
  • All applications that use camera, microphone and screen sharing should be switched off during examination.
  • All third-party settings need to be closed/disabled to ensure seamless test taking.
  • Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) should be (2017 or latest)
  • When you switch between apps during test taking in mobile, your session recording will continue. Kindly avoid switching apps during test taking, including checking notifications.
  • Switching network may disrupt the test taking and candidate will be required to login back into the system after 3 mins of cool down period.
  • During photo capture, if the face not detected error is shown, kindly try again in different background where there is light on the face and no light from the back of the face.