GPAT 2019

Exam Date : 28th January 2019
Result Date : 8th February 2019

GPAT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, and Results

GPAT 2019

GPAT 2019 Introduction

  • About: The full form of GPAT is Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a National level Entrance Test regulated by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission into M.Pharm in various colleges in India.

  • Background: The GPAT 2019 score is accepted by all NTA-approved Institutions, University Departments, Constituent Colleges, and the Affiliated Colleges in India.

  • Authority: National Testing Agency (NTA) has the authority to conduct GPAT for every academic year.

  • Level: GPAT 2019 is a National Level Pharmacy Entrance Test hence, all the Indian students are eligible for applying to GPAT 2019.

  • Frequency: This exam is conducted once in every year. 

  • Mode: It is a computer-based test (CBT)/ online-based examination.

  • Enrollment: There are over 24,000 seats for admissions to M.Pharm under GPAT and around 841 Pharmacy colleges and universities are participating in it.

  • Courses offered: GPAT 2019 is conducted for the aspirants who want to seek admission into the Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) or Doctoral Programmes in the field of pharmacy. GPAT exam is a gateway for M.Pharma programmes.


GPAT 2019 Summary

GPAT 2019 Exam


GPAT 2019 Highlights 

Below table shows some of the chief highlights for GPAT 2019 exam that can be checked for the reference.

Overview of GPAT

Exam Name

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 

Acronym

GPAT

Organized By

National Testing Agency

Level

National Level

Category

Postgraduate

Course Offered

M.Pharm

Exam Date

28th January 2019

Duration

3 Hours

Mode

Computer-Based Test (online)

No of Questions

125

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)

Marking Scheme

For every Correct Answer (+4) marks and for Wrong Answer (-1) mark.


GPAT 2019 Important Dates 

  • Registration: Application Form is available on the official website of NTA from 1st November 2018 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 30th November 2018

  • Admit Card: After registered successfully for the GPAT Admit Card will be issued through online for the candidates on 7th January 2019

  • Examination: GPAT 2019 will be conducted through online medium i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT) on 28th January 2019.

  • Results: Result will be declared on the official website on 8th February 2019. 


GPAT 2019 Eligibility

  • Educational Qualifications: Applicants for GPAT 2019 must possess any Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates) from any recognized colleges, universities, or institutes. from India or Aboard.

  • Final year candidates: Even the candidates pursuing the final year of B.Pharmacy course are also eligible for appearing in GPAT 2019. B. Tech (Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology)/ Equivalent Students are not eligible to appear for GPAT 2019 examination. The aspirants should provide certificates from the college or university that the aspirant is pursuing the final year of B.Phramacy and has no backlogs in the previous year or semesters.

  • Age Limit: There is no age restriction to apply for GPAT 2019

  • Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

  • Get more information about GPAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can proceed to fill the application form after convincing the above criteria.


GPAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Type of Questions: The GPAT 2019 Question paper will consist of the Objective type and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's). There are a total of 125 questions, each carrying 4 marks and -1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. The unanswered or non-attempted questions will not be rewarded with any marks or no marks will be deducted.

  • Subjects: Candidates can refer to these subjects for GPAT 2019 such as Physical Chemistry, Physical Pharmacy, Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacognosy.

  • To prepare and score well in the GPAT 2019 exam, aspirants can solve previous year question papers.

  • Aspirants can prepare well for the examination by referring to study materials and best books.

  • Get more information about the syllabus in the GPAT 2019 Syllabus section.


GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: GPAT will be conducted through online i.e. (Computer-based Test).

  • Questions: The question paper will contain 125 Multiple Choice Question's (MCQ's).

  • Sections: The paper contains various sections from topics such as Physical Chemistry, Physical Pharmacy, Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacognosy.

  • Marks: Marks given for the answers are +4 marks for correct answers and -1 mark for incorrect answers.

  • Duration: GPAT 2019 will be conducted for a duration of 3 Hours i.e. 180 Minutes.

  • Medium: The question will be conducted in English medium.

  • Get more information about the exam pattern in the GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern section.


GPAT 2019 Application Form

  • Registration: Application Form is available on the official website of NTA from 1st November 2018 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 30th November 2018.

  • Details Required:  In order to complete the application form successfully, the candidates need to enter their personal details, academic details, contact details and upload the scanned copies of the photograph, signature in the GPAT 2019 application form.

  • Registration Fee: The table given below has the list of the registration fee for various category:

Category

Registration Fee

General/ Non-creamy layer OBC

Male - Rs 1400/- Female – Rs. 700/-

SC/ ST/ PWD

Male - Rs 700/- Female – Rs. 700/-

Transgender

Rs 700/-

  • Payment Mode: Candidates can pay GPAT 2019 application fee both in Online and Offline mode. If the Candidate Opts for Online, he/she can pay through the Credit/ Debit/ Net Banking. If the Candidate Opts for Offline, he/ she can pay by Cash at any of the designated SBI Bank branches.

  • Get more information about the registration form, fee etc. in the GPAT 2019 Application Form section.

Note: NTA will not bear any charges on the application form sent through emails and posts. GPAT 2019 Application form can only be applied online.


GPAT 2019 Exam Centre

  • Exam Centre: GPAT 2019 will be conducted in 24 States/ Union Territories across India in various Exam Centres.

  • The GPAT 2019 exam centre will be mentioned on the applicant's admit card.
  • Choice: The candidates have to choose there own preferred Exam Centre at the time of filling the Application Form.

  • Documents: Candidates should carry Admit Card and a valid Government ID proof to the Exam Centre on the day of the exam.

  • Get more information about the test centres in the GPAT 2019 Exam Centre section.


GPAT 2019 Admit Card

After the successful registration, candidates can download the GPAT 2019 Admit card from the National Testing Agency's official website (www.nta.ac.in).

  • Availability: Admit Card for GPAT 2019 will be available on 7th January 2019 on the official website.

  • Credential: Candidate login with the Application Form number and password on the login page to download the e-Admit Card.

  • Printout: Candidates should take a print out of the e-Admit card using the print option on A4 size paper only. Please ensure that all information on the e-Admit Card including photograph is clearly visible in the printout.

  • Note: They must secure its copies as it is a very important document, without which, candidates will not be allowed to sit for GPAT 2019 test.

Candidates will not be allowed to take the entrance test with the GPAT 2019 admit card and check if all the details are accurate in the admit card. If there is any disparity in the admit card, the candidate must inform the conducting body immediately.


GPAT 2019 Results

  • Website: The candidates can check their GPAT 2019 Results on the official website of AICTE-GPAT 2019 using their GPAT Login ID and Password.

  • Date: GPAT 2019 Result will be declared by the conducting authority on 8th February 2019.

  • Raw Marks: The raw (actual) marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of the result of GPAT 2019. 

  • Merit list: After the declaration of GPAT 2019 result, a merit list of shortlisted candidates is prepared which includes the score, roll number, and rank of the candidate.

  • Participating Institute: GPAT Score will be accepted by around 800 participating pharmacy institutes.

  • Get more information about the resukts in the GPAT 2019 Results section.


GPAT 2019 Cutoff

  • GPAT Cutoff depends on the Number of the candidates, no. of seats available in the participating colleges, difficulty of exams etc.

  • The candidates have to qualify the cutoff to progress to the next stage of the selection.

  • To read more about the previous years cutoff, please feel free to go to the GPAT Cutoff 2019 section.


GPAT 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling Date: The Counselling for GPAT 2019 will commence from 28th February 2019

  • Counselling Process: The GPAT 2019 Counselling will be based on the marks scored by the candidates in GPAT 2019 and the seat allotment will be done based on the merit list.

  • Seat Allotment: GPAT 2019 Seat Allotment is done solely based on the announced merit list as well as marks obtained in the corresponding examination.

  • Documents: The candidates must bring all the required documents such as 10th marks sheet, 12th marks sheet, degree marks sheet, migration certificate, category certificate, transfer certificate, GPAT 2019 score card, passport size photograph  to the GPAT 2019 counselling process.

  • Get more information about counselling in the GPAT 2019 Counselling section.


General Guidelines for GPAT 2019

  • Candidates shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their Question Paper only.

  • Any conversation or gesture or disturbance in the Examination Room/Hall shall be deemed as misbehavior.

  • If a candidate is found using unfair means or impersonating, his/her candidature shall be canceled, and he/she will be liable to be debarred for taking examination either permanently or for a specified period according to the nature of the offense.

  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Doc Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, and bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card inside the Examination Room/Hall.

  • If any candidate is in possession of any of the above item, his/her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current examination will be canceled & he/she will also be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.

  • The decision of NTA on unfair means will be final and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

  • Print a copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.

  • One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) should be taken for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during GPAT Examination.

  • Anyone of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired)–PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Ration Card shall be kept handy by you along with your admit card at the exam centre.

  • The candidates shall cooperate during the routine frisking by the authorised personnel

  • PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category.

  • The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time. The registration desk will be closed 60 minutes prior to the examination.

  • The Candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination. Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Hall/Room after 01:30 PM.

  • The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA’s website for entry in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

  • A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only.

  • Any candidate found to have changed room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be canceled, and no plea would be accepted in his/her defence for it.

  • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room/Hall until the full duration of the paper is over.

  • Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent/Invigilators. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.

  • Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting, etc. in the Examination Room/Hall is strictly prohibited.

  • For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of tests for any reason, the NTA shall not be responsible for the conduct of re-test, under any circumstances.


GPAT 2019 Contact Details

GPAT 2019 Contact Information 

Address

National Testing Agency

Block C-20/1A/8, Sector-62, IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Phone Number

7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526 

Email

gpat.nta2019@gmail.com 

Website

https://ntagpat.nic.in 

Live Application Forms

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Colleges which accept [GPAT]


Want to get in ?
Snehal
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutics), batch of 2019
30 Apr 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
5/10

The eligibility criteria is based on GPAT score after b.pharma course. The GPAT exam was taken The cutoff was 55.



Want to get in ?
Sagar
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutics), batch of 2017
27 Apr 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

B.pharm passout student apply for m.pharm . Gpat are required for admission. Non zero



Want to get in ?
Pooja
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), batch of 2018
25 Apr 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

For M.pharm you should appear GPAT exam. Then the next procedure is first form filling after your name in the list of college in round 1,2, or 3 then with your original document you should conform your admission with ARC center. After conforming your admission next step is to fill the college admission form and all requirements of college should be completed. Then your admission is down. GPAT is entrance exam form our field. For SC category you should first class in degree and you should appear for GPAT. For OBC GPAT score 100 and open category 120 cutoff



Want to get in ?
Omkar
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance), batch of 2020
19 Jun 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility criteria should be bpharm graduate from PCI and aicte recognized college and should be gpat qualified student and should be amongst 150 rank in gpat .



Want to get in ?
Ajay
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019
02 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10

It's an institute of national importance! NIPER Mohali is a premier institute started in 1994 for the betterment of pharma education and industry Eligibility criteria- bachelor in Pharmacy with CGPA 7 Admission procedure- counselling (RANKwise)for master courses whereas for MBA course GD+PI as well as a good Rank Entrance examination- GPAT(qualifying exam)+ NIPER JEE Cutoff- 1. Pharm analysis- <20 rank 2. Pharmaceutics- <50 rank 3. Pharmacology- <50 rank 4. Medchem-< 300 rank 5. Regulatory and toxicology- <300rank 6. Clinical research -< 500 rank 7. Pharmaceutical Management MBA- <200 rank+ GDPI. Just unleash the knowledge gained in bpharm! Regards, Ajay MBA scholar



Want to get in ?
Shilpa
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutical Technology), batch of 2017
04 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

The candidate must clear the GPAT exam and must have passed the 12th from a recognized institute.



Want to get in ?
Amol
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm], batch of 2017
14 Sep 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I completed Bachelor's in pharmacy with first class. I qualified GPAT examination with rank 504 in Maharashtra.



Want to get in ?
Neha
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm], batch of 2015
24 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10
  • The admissions at Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar are done on the basis of GPAT.
  • Eligibility criteria at the University is 60% in bachelor's degree.


Want to get in ?
Uma
M-PHARMACY, batch of 2014
31 May 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Samskruti College of Engineering and Pharmacy Institutions is to get through PGCET AND GPAT
  • The typical cutoff is 120 in PGCET exam

 



Want to get in ?
DILIP
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm], batch of 2016
19 May 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
5/10
  • Admissions at Pacific Academy of Higher Education & Research Society are through GPAT EXAMINATIONS. 


Discussion Forum



Q
I want to practice the GPAT exam pattern. how to do?

I want to practice the GPAT exam pattern. how to do?

Asked By: Satish shende,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Satish,

You can practice the exam pattern by solving the previous papers and sample papers. You can go to the below link for related Sample papers and mock test. 


Q
What is the fee for the test? how o i pay?

What is the fee for the test? how o i pay?

Asked By: Sachin borekar,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Sachin,

The Fee structure is as follows.

 

CANDIDATE CATEGORY

PAYMENT MODE

APPLICATION FEE

SC/ST and 

PwD

Candidates

 

Online Net Banking

INR 700

Offline E-challan

INR 700

Female Candidates

 

Online Net Banking

INR 700

Offline E-challan

INR 700

All Other Candidates

 

Online Net Banking

INR 1400

Offline E-challan

INR 1400

 

Click the Link here to know more details on the Application form.

 


Q
Which are the college who accepts the GPAT score?

Which are the college who accepts the GPAT score?

Asked By: Radhika Apte,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Radhika,

following is the link for all the colleges accepting GPAT Score.

Click Here.


Q
marking system

is there a negative marking for wrong answer? if yes, then what is the marking system?

Asked By: Ayushi,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Ayushi,

Yes, there is negative marking for the wrong response. The correct response will yield 4 marks and incorrect response will deduct 1 mark.

To Know more about the GPAT exam, CLick Here.


Q
Computer based test?

What does a computer based test look like?

Asked By: abrakadabra,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello abrakadabra,

GPAT Trial Test will be available on the official website from last week of October. Applicants can use the mock test to understand the online application of the computer-based test. To Know more about the GPAT exam, CLick Here.


Q
How can I check my GPAT results?

How will I be able to check my GPAT Results once they are released?

Asked By: Madhu Sharma,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidate will have to go to the Official Website of GPAT.

Then go over to the "Results" tab to find your Results, once they are published.


Q
How can I check my GPAT results?

How will I be able to check my GPAT Results once they are released?

Asked By: Madhu Sharma,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidate will have to go to the Official Website of GPAT.

Then go over to the "Results" tab to find your Results, once they are published.


Q
GPAT 2018 Brief Overview

Can you give me a brief about the GPAT exam?

Asked By: Surendar T,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national level entrance exam which is conducted annually by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. It falls under the authority of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. GPAT is conducted for the aspirants who want to seek admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) or doctoral program in the field of pharmacy. GPAT is a computer based 3-hour online test which is conducted in a single session.


Q
GPAT 2018 Exam

When is the GPAT exam?

Asked By: Manjula S,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The GPAT examination is held every year in the month of February.


Q
GPAT 2018 single session

Will the GPAT exam be conducted in a single session?

Asked By: Manjula Shaw,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the GPAT exam is a computer based 3-hour online test which is conducted in a single session.


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