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: 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Mode: It is an online based examination

  • Purpose: Candidates seeking admission to Postgraduate Pharmacy programme in the top pharmacy colleges in India can take up the GPAT 2019.

  • Candidates qualifying in GPAT will also be considered for various scholarship and fellowship schemes for pursuing research and further studies

  • 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.


GPAT 2019 Summary


GPAT 2019 Highlights

Overview of GPAT

Exam Name

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 

Acronym

GPAT 2019

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 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 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 7th December 2019

  • 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 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

  • 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 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.

  • 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


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.

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

  • Get more information about GPAT 2019 Syllabus

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 GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern


GPAT 2019 Application Form

  • Registration: Application Form is available on the official website of NTA from 1st November 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 7th December 2019

  • 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 GPAT 2019 Application Form


GPAT 2019 Exam Centre

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

  • 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.

  • Get more information about GPAT 2019 Exam Centre


GPAT 2019 Admit Card

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

  • Credential: Candidate should provide the Application Form number and password 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.


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 made 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 GPAT 2019 Results


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 X & XII marks sheet etc to the GPAT 2019 counselling process.

  • Get more information about GPAT 2019 Counselling


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.

  • 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 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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GPAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Commencement of application process: The GPAT online application process will begin on 1st November 2019.

  • Last date for online application: The GPAT online application process will end on 7th December 2019.

  • Last date for submitting GPAT application form: The GPAT application form should be submitted by December 2019.

  • Availability of GPAT admit card: The GPAT admit card will be made available on 7th January 2019.

  • GPAT exam date: GPAT exam will be held on 28th January 2019.

  • Result Date: The GPAT results will be declared on 8th February 2019.

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GPAT 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility Summary for GPAT 2019 

The minimum eligibility criteria for GPAT 2019:

  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian national.

  • Minimum Qualification: The candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 12th standard, including lateral entry applicants).

  • Final Year Candidates: Those applicants who are in the final year of B.Pharma are also eligible to apply for GPAT 2019.

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for appearing examination.

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GPAT 2019 Application Process

GPAT 2019 Application Process Summary: 

  • Application procedure: The candidates must visit the official website of GPAT 2019 and click on the application form link. Students are requested to fill in the required details in the GPAT 2019 application form.

  • Application fee: After filling the GPAT 2019, candidates must pay the application fee.

  • Category Payment: The application fee is INR 1,400 for general category students and INR 700 for SC/ST category students.

  • Cash Payment: The fee can be paid either online or through SBI Challan. If the application fee is not paid until payment done candidates will not be able to submit the application form.

  • Generation of login ID and password: On successful submission of the GPAT application form, a login ID and a 6 digit password will be generated.

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GPAT 2019 Application Form Details

GPAT 2019 Application Form Details Summary:

  • Availability: The application form for GPAT 2019 will be available via online mode on 1st November 2019 only at the official website of the university.

  • Registration fee: Candidates who want to apply for AICTE-GPAT entrance examination will have to fill the GPAT  2019 application form and pay the registration fees.

Mode of payment of application fee:

  • Payment mode: The GPAT 2019 application fee can be paid in online or offline mode.

  • Online: In the case of online mode, the application fee can be paid by debit card or credit card, net banking or SBI bank challan.

  • Offline: In Offline mode, the application fee can be paid through E-challan of SBI.

  • Confirmation message: Students will get a confirmation message on their registered mobile number on successful payment of application fee.
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GPAT 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for GPAT 2019 

Downloading of GPAT 2019  admit card:

  • Login Id: The GPAT 2019 admit card must be downloaded from the official website using the login ID and password generated by the candidate.

  • Availability: The admit card for GPAT 2019 will be available from 7th January 2019.

  • Password recovery: Candidate can easily retrieve his password by using the password recovery question.

  • Official site: Candidates need to download admit card by visiting GPAT 2019 official website.

  • Note: Students are not allowed to enter the exam hall without showing valid GPAT 2019 hall ticket.

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GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern

GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Paper Pattern: The GPAT exam will be an objective type exam. It will consist of MCQs.

  • Number of Questions: There will be around 125 questions for GPAT 2019 exam.

  • Time Duration: The exam will be held for 3 hours.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidate will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer. There will be negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. The GPAT exam will be for 500 marks.

  • Parts of GPAT paper: There will be 4 parts in the GPAT 2019 examination.

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GPAT 2019 Syllabus

GPAT 2019 Syllabus Summary:

The GPAT exam will comprise of 4 major sections a brief of which is given below:

  • Syllabus for Pharmaceutics: Physical Pharmacy, Microbiology in Pharmacy, Stoichiometry etc.

  • Syllabus for Pharmaceutics Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis etc.

  • Syllabus for Pharmacology: Immunopathophysiology, Fundamentals of general pharmacology etc.

  • Syllabus for Pharmacognosy: Sources of Drugs, Tannins, Fibers etc.

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GPAT 2019 Results

GPAT 2019 Results Summary:

Steps to check results:

  • Official Site: Candidates must go to the official website of GPAT and click on the result link.

  • Credentials: The login ID and password must be entered and the results will appear on the screen.

Merit List:

  • The merit list will be prepared based on the score and rank of the candidates.

  • The percentile will be calculated based on the total number of candidates who appeared for the exam and the score of the candidates.

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GPAT 2019 Counselling

GPAT 2019 Counselling Summary:

  • Official Site: Shortlisted candidates must log in to the official website and check their counselling dates.

  • Commencement: The GPAT counselling process would start tentatively from 28th February 2019.

Documents for Counselling process:

  • The candidates are required to carry the original marks sheet along with other certificates for the counselling process.

  • If a candidate fails to carry the original mark sheet, their candidature can get cancelled.

  • Note: Candidates should note that the list mentions only popular colleges participating in GPAT 2019.
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Colleges which accept [GPAT]


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. 


Want to get in ?
Ashok
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm], batch of 2017
12 May 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • At Institute of Chemical Technology, the candidate needs to have 60% aggregate marks.
  • I have GPAT qualification with a rank of 259 and the score of 165 out of 500


Want to get in ?
Divu
B,pharm, batch of 2017
15 Mar 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria for AIPR should be qualifying GPAT exam.
  • NIPER entrance exam for M.Pharm is necessary for AIPR.


Want to get in ?
DEEPARCHAN
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm], batch of 2018
18 Sep 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
10/10
  • The eligibility criteria is that a student must be a B.Pharm graduate and must crack GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) with good rank to participate in the admission process of M.Pharm of Jadavpur University.
  • GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) entrance exam. It is held every year by AICTE.
  • Cut-off varies every year,  it is an exam of total 500 marks, cutoff varies from 115-130


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,

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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,

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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.


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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,

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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,

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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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