NTA conducts the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT 2020). Previously, it was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education. After qualifying in this exam, one will be able to take admission into the course of M.Pharm offered by various institutions/ Universities approved by AICTE, all over the country. The mode of the examination will be online (candidates will be allotted computers for taking the examination). The admission in the Pharmacy course will be offered on the basis of the marks they secure in the examination. In order to take the examination, one will have to fill an application form which will be available in an online mode.

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Before one fills the application form, one must take an eye on the eligibility criteria and make sure that he/ she is possessing the prescribed eligibility. After one has submitted the application form, he/ she will have to stick to the important dates of the events which are included in the procedure of the admission. After that the candidate qualifies the exam, he/she will have to attend the counselling session.

GPAT Important Dates 2020

One is expected to be aware of the important dates. He/ she should make sure that he/ she is skipping none of the important dates. One can note that the official dates have not been announced by NTA. The time it announces the official dates, the same will be updated on this page. One can find the tentative dates below in the tabular form:

EVENTSDATES ( Announced)
Release of Application Form1st November 2019
Last Date of GPAT Application Form30th November 2020
Release of Admit Card24th December 2019
Examination24th January 2020
Release of Result3rd February 2020
Release of Merit ListFebruary 2020

GPAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before filling the application form, one must make sight on the eligibility criteria. If he/she fails to possess enough eligibility criteria, then he/ she will not be able to submit the application form. The points below elucidate about the eligibility criteria. Have a look:

Nationality: Must be a citizen of India.
Age Criteria: There are no minimum age criteria for applying in GPAT.

Educational Criteria:

  • Must have a degree of Bachelors in Pharmacy.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

GPAT Application Form 2020

The Registration form of GPAT will be released in the online mode. One will be able to find the form from the official website of the examination conducting body. The application form will release on 1st November and last up to 30th November 2019. While filling in the form, one will have to be utmost careful as no one will get a chance to alter the details afterwards. After he/she has submitted the form, one will have to pay the application fee. The submission of the application form will not take place without the application fee.

While one is filling the application form, he/ she will be asked to upload certain documents. The documents which he/ she is uploading have to be of the size as per decided by the authority. The list of the documents is mentioned below:

Scanned copy of Photograph-140 x 160 with 60KB

sizeScanned copy of Signature-60 x 90 with 30KB size

GPAT Application Fee 2020

One can note the fact that the submission of the application form will not take place without the payment of the application fee. So, the payment of fee is mandatory. The fee can be paid through online mode only. The candidates can pay the fees through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking. The fee criteria are mentioned below:


GPAT Admit Card 2020

The admit card form of GPAT will be released in an online mode. In order to find the application form, one will have to head towards the official website of the exam conducting authority and then hit the link of the admit card. One should download and print plenty of copies of the admit card for upcoming purposes. It will be mandatory for one to bring the admit card to the examination hall. If the authority finds anyone without the admit card, then he/ she will not be allowed to enter inside the examination hall. After one has downloaded the GPAT 2020 admit card, he/ she must take a careful eye on the details mentioned in it. If one finds any kind of error, then he/ she must contact the examination authorities immediately.

GPAT Examination Centers 2020

The GPAT will be conducted in some specified centres. The below mentioned are the exam centres of GPAT as per the previous year. Any changes done will be mentioned here:

  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jammu
  • Kanpur
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • Kochi
  • Kozhikode
  • Kurnool
  • Lucknow
  • Ludhiana
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Meerut
  • Mohali
  • Mysore
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nanded
  • Nasik
  • Nellore
  • Panaji
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Rajahmundry
  • Rajkot
  • Ranchi
  • Shimla
  • Srinagar
  • Surat
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tirupati
  • Udaipur
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vadodara
  • Varanasi
  • Vijayawada
  • Warangal
  • Ahmadabad
  • Allahabad
  • Amravati
  • Amritsar
  • Aurangabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Bhavnagar
  • Bhilai-Durg
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Ghaziabad
  • Gurgaon
  • Gulbarga
  • Guntur
  • Gwalior
  • Guwahati
  • Gautam
  • Budh Nagar
  • Jaipur.

GPAT Exam Pattern 2020

One is advised to prepare for the exams as per the exam pattern decided by the authority. The exam pattern is:

  • No. of Questions-125
  • Mode of Test-Offline
  • Duration of Examination-3 hours
  • Marking Scheme-4 Marks
  • Negative Marking-1 mark

GPAT Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of GPAT 2020 will be available in an online mode. One should make sure that he/ she is thoroughly clear with the syllabus. The syllabus will be containing:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Physical Pharmacy
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Health Education
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy.

GPAT Answer Key 2020

The answer key of GPAT will be released after the authority has successfully conducted the examination. The answer key will be made available in an online mode. Accessing the answer key will including particular procedures first of which is bumping into the official website of the authority and then hit the link of the answer key. One will then have to log in using his/ her required credentials which will lead one to the answer key. One should cross-check his/ her answers with the ones in the answer key. It is expected that one print at least 1 copy of the answer key for upcoming purposes.

GPAT Result 2020

The results of GPAT will release on 3rd February 2020. The candidates will be able to grab the results from the official website of the exam conducting body. In order to check the results, one will have to hop to the prescribed website and then hit the link of the results. One should note the fact that the results will be applicable for one year. The candidates are advised to print ample copies of results for future purposes.

GPAT Merit List 2020

  • NTA will release the merit list after the declaration of the results.
  • NTA will structure the merit list on the basis of the marks one attains in the entrance examination.
  • The merit list will be holding the rank of the candidate, the total score, one’s category and one’s status.

GPAT Counselling 2020

After the procedure of the examination, the NTA will conduct the counselling session. The candidates, who have qualified the exams will have to attend the counselling session. In the counselling session, one will be allotted seats. One will have to carry some documents along with him/ her to the counselling centres for the verification of documents. Documents Which are Required in Counselling 2020. One has to bring certain documents to the counselling session. The authority will not allow any candidate without the documents. For more information, check the points stated below:

  • Class 10th Mark sheet
  • Class 12th Mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet
  • Migration certificates
  • GPAT 2020 result
  • Provisional certificate
  • Any government id proof

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