GPAT 1970 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : 2020-01-28 23: To January 28, 2020
Result Date : February 8, 2020

Exam Pattern for GPAT

Online (Computer based test).
3 hours.
Paper Pattern
Total 125 questions.
Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacognosy.
Marking Scheme
+4 mark for every correct answer and -1 mark for every incorrect answer.
Total Marks
500 marks.
Language / Medium

GPAT 1970 Exam Pattern

  • Type of questions: The GPAT 1970 question paper will consist of objective type questions. There will be only multiple choice questions (MCQ's), where you will have to select one answer for every question.

  • Answering Scheme: Candidate can easily navigate back and forth from one question to another while writing the GPAT 1970 online test. There is no hard and fast rule to go on from one question to next in a sequence.

  • Time Duration: The total time duration of the GPAT 1970 test is 180 minutes i.e. 3 hours. The candidate will have to complete the test within the given time period. The candidates must report at GPAT Exam center at least 1 hour early.
  • Total Marks: A total of 125 questions will be asked in the GPAT 1970 exam, which will carry 500 marks.

  • Rough Work: For calculations, you will get rough sheets during the GPAT 1970 exam.

  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 4 marks will be allotted and there will be a deduction of 1 mark for every incorrect response. Unanswered question or non-attempted question will not attract negative marking.

  • Admit Cards: The candidates must not forget to bring the GPAT Admit Card on the exam date.

  • GPAT previous year question: The candidates must refer to previous year question to understand the exam pattern.

GPAT 1970 Exam Pattern Highlights

Exam mode

Computer Based Test

Exam duration

3 Hours (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM)

Number of questions


Maximum Marks


Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking for Correct Answer


Marking for an Incorrect Answer


GPAT 1970 Exam Pattern

The GPAT Exam will consist of the following sections and the weightage of each section is provided in the table:

GPAT 1970 Question Paper Pattern

Name of the Section

Number of questions




125 question

500 marks

3 Hours

Pharmaceutical Chemistry



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Discussion Forum

GPAT 2018 type of questions

Will the GPAT exam have descriptive type questions?

Asked By: Anne Pais,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The GPAT exam will have multiple choice questions. The candidates have to select one option from the options given. 

GPAT exam duration

What is the duration of the GPAT exam?

Asked By: Madhushree K,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The GPAT exam is for a duration of 3 hours.

How many questions and how many marks for GPAT

I wanted to know the number of questions in the paper and the total number of marks.

Asked By: Alisha Syed,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

A total of 125 questions will be asked in the GPAT examination, which will carry 500 marks and a time of 3 hours will be alotted.

Can we carry a calculator to the GPAT exam?

is the use of a calculator allowed during the GPAT exam?

Asked By: Atul Pandey,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No personal belongings can be carried into the GPAT examination hall. 


If we finish the paper before 3 hours can we leave the exam hall?

Asked By: Pluto R,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

If the candidate finishes the exam early, he will not be able to leave the exam hall until 3 hours are over.

Hence, he would have to stay in the exam hall for the whole of 3 hours.

Time extension during exam

What will be the time extension given to visually impaired students?

Asked By: Xavier G,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Visually Impaired or Cerebral Palsy Candidates will be given a time extension of twenty minutes for every hour of the test

Hence, for a 3-hour test, the candidates will get a total of 'One Hour' extra.

Return of scratch papers

Am I supposed to return the scratch papers or rough work after the exam ?

Asked By: Anita Sagar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The scratch papers must be returned to the invigilator after the exam is over.