GPAT (GRADUATE PHARMACY APTITUDE TEST)
National level entrance exam
Conducted by – All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Why GPAT: On the basis of GPAT admission into the Master’s (M. Pharm) program is done. From 2019, GPAT will be organised by National Testing Agency (NTA).
National Testing Agency (NTA): Released Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test / GPAT 2019
|Application form||1st November, 2018|
|Last date of submission of Application||30th November, 2018|
|Exam Date||28 Jan, 2019|
|Exam Timings||2:30- 5:30 PM (3 Hours)|
|Admit Card will be submitted||7 Jan, 2019|
|Announcement of Result||10th Feb, 2019|
|Total Questions||125 (MCQs)|
|Marks for Right Answer||+4|
|Marks for Incorrect Answer||-1|
|Maximum Qualifying Marks for General Category and OBC||113|
|Maximum Qualifying Marks for SC/ST/PD||82|
|No. of participating Institutes||841|
|Total No. of Seats||24,096|
|List of the Test Cities (Click to the mentioned link)||http://www.aicte-gpat.in/HTML/test-cities.aspx
Click onto the mentioned link below to fill online Application Form-
Eligibility Criteria for Applicants:
- Must be a citizen of India
- Bachelor’s degree holders in Pharmacy
- Students still pursuing final year of B. Pharmacy course.
- Any B. Tech (Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology) / Equivalent’ degree holders are not eligible to apply for GPAT examination.
GPAT Exam Application Fee and Payment Mode:
|General/OBC||1400 Rs/- + Bank transaction charges|
|SC/ ST/ PWD/ Females||700 Rs/- + Bank transaction charges|
Mode of Payment:
- Online payment can be done; by using credit card/debit card or either through net banking.
- Cash payment can be done; at any of the designated SBI bank branches.
Note: for PhD programme in Pharmacy, the score card holds validity for another 1 year to get into National Doctoral Scholarship.
List of GPAT participating Institutes/ Colleges
|S. No.||Institutes/ Colleges|
|1.||National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali|
|2.||Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi|
|3.||University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh|
|4.||Jadavpur University, Kolkata|
|5.||Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai|
|6.||Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT BHU, Varanasi|
|7.||Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara|
|8.||National institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad|
|9.||Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi|
|10.||Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam|
Prescribed Syllabus for GPAT Exam:
Syllabus for GPAT is available at: http://www.aicte-gpat.in/Documents/GPAT%20SYLLABUS.pdf
Link for Category Certificate: http://www.aicte-gpat.in/Documents/Category_Certificate.pdf
Physically Disabled Scribe Form: http://www.aicte-gpat.in/Documents/Scribe_Form-GPAT.pdf
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