GPAT Counselling 2021: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for conducting the admission rounds of the exam. In addition, counselling for GPAT 2021 admission will begin soon after the result declaration. It will be the last and final round of the admission process. Hence, it is important for all merit list students to take part in it. Moreover, the procedure of document verification and seat allotment is carried out on the counselling day. The GPAT Counselling 2021 will further be carried out by the respective participating institutes. Candidates will thus have to look for updates of counselling on the official websites of the institutes. For more details about the counselling, cut off, seat allotment, and document verification, read further.

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GPAT Counselling 2021

Although the authorities will send notifications regarding the NTA GPAT Counselling rounds. However, the students should also have an idea about the important events and dates. Candidates will not miss out on any of the important events like this. Further, the NTA hasn’t announced the dates yet. But the tentative schedule of the admission activities is provided below for reference.


Dates (Tentative)

Commencement of Applications for GPAT 2021

– November 2020 –

Last date to fill Application Form

– December 2020 –

Last date to upload documents and pay Application Fee

– December 2020 –

Last Date to select Examination City

– December 2020 –

Availability of Admit Card

– December 2020 –


– January 2020 –

Question Paper and candidate Response Sheet

– January 2020 –

Availability of Answer Key

– January 2020 –

Declaration of GPAT Result 2021

– February 2020 –

The procedure of GPAT Counselling

The GPAT Counselling 2021 comprises certain stages or steps, which have to be completed by each student. Candidates who will follow the procedure carefully will get admission in the desired pharmacy college. Thus, the procedure of counselling for admission through this entrance test is as follows:

  • Registration: The merit list students will have to register online first to take part in the counselling. In addition, to register, the students will have to visit the official website of the counselling committee.
  • Document Verification: To verify that the information provided by the student is correct, the verification process is carried out. Candidates will have to provide certain documents for the verification process. The list of documents students must have is provided in the article.
  • Choice Filling & Locking: Further, the students will have to mention the details of the desired institute, in which they want to get admission. Note that the seat allotment process will be carried out as per the filled in choices only. Thus, the students should enter the choices carefully.
  • Seat Allotment: The seats will be allotted to students on the basis of their score in the exam. In addition, the committee will consider students rank in the merit list and the filled-in choices before allotting a seat.
  • Reporting at Allotted CollegeAfter the seat allotment, the students will have to report at the allotted institute on the given date. Moreover, on the joining day, the students will have to submit the admission fee as well. Candidates who will not submit the fee on time may lose out their seats to other deserving candidates.

Therefore, this is the procedure following which the counselling rounds will be conducted. Note that the rounds of counselling will continue until all the seats will be allotted to students.

NTA GPAT Counselling- Important Documents

For the verification process, the students will have to provide certain documents. The list of documents that the students should have is mentioned below. In addition, candidates should carry both the originals and photocopies for the round of counselling. Further, the documents required for the verification process are as follows:

  • Latest Passport Size Photographs
  • GPAT Counselling Letter (Original)
  • Admit Card of GPAT
  • Scorecard (Original)
  • Class 10th Mark Sheet (Original)
  • Class 12th Mark Sheet (Original)
  • Original or Provisional Certificate of Graduation
  • Character Certificate (Original)
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • Medical Certificate (Original)
  • Domicile Certificate

NTA Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2021 Cut Off

The GPAT 2021 Cut Off will indicate the minimum marks, which a candidate must score for being eligible to get admission. Moreover, each medical institute participating in counselling may release a separate cutoff list. Further, the students who have scored the cut off marks will have to appear for the counselling. The officials determine the cutoff by considering certain factors that include seat availability, the difficulty level of exam, and no. of students who appeared for the exam.

Moreover, the cutoff list of the previous year is provided below for reference. The GPAT cutoff marks may also be revised in case the required amount of students does not apply and the seats are left vacant. In addition, the revised cutoff list will be released accordingly online. The students should check the official websites for the date, time, and venue details of the counselling.

Cut Off List 2020

Unreserved (UR)Economically Weaker Section (EWS)Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)Scheduled Caste (SC)Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Cutoff Marks16310413110376
No. of Candidates19744891350727373

2019 CutOff List

Category of candidates 

Qualifying marks

No. of Qualifiers




Other backward classes



Scheduled caste



Scheduled tribe



NTA GPAT Merit List 2021

The merit list will be released soon after the entrance exam for indicating the names of the selected candidates. Only the students whose names will be mentioned in GPAT Rank List 2021 will be eligible for the round of counselling. In addition, the rank list will be released in online mode. Candidates will also be called for counselling as per the merit list only. Further, the students should check the rank list carefully as there could be two students of the same name. Hence, it is important to check each detail mentioned in it carefully.

Institutes Participating in GPAT Counselling

The list of institutes participating in the admission process through GPAT is listed below. Further, these institutes will conduct the counselling separately. Moreover, the seat matrix and counselling procedure may also vary. Thus, the students should check the official website of the institute, within which they want to get admission.

  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
  11. Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur
  12. University College of Pharmaceutical Science, Kakatiya University, Warangal
  13. School of Pharmacy, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
  14. Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh
  15. Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar
  16. Government College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru
  17. Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
  18. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raebareli
  19. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ahmedabad
  20. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
  21. JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty
  22. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata
  23. Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
  24. Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
  25. Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai
  26. Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  27. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  28. JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru
  29. Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore
  30. Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi
  31. PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore
  32. RC Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shirpur
  33. SRM University, Chennai
  34. SLT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bilaspur
  35. Sinhgad College of Pharmacy, Pune
  36. KLE University College of Pharmacy, Belgaum
  37. Chitkara University, Patiala
  38. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  39. Soniya Education Trust’s College of Pharmacy, Dharwad
  40. Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jharpokharia

GPAT Counselling 2021 FAQs

Ques: What is a GPAT Score?
Ans: The GPAT score is nothing but the marks that the student has scored in the exam.
Ques: Who is responsible for conducting the Counselling?
Ans: The rounds of counselling will be conducted by the respective participating institutes. Candidates should check concerned websites for updates.
Ques: Who is eligible for the counselling?
Ans: The students who will clear the GPAT and whose names will be mentioned in the rank list will be eligible for counselling.
Ques: How to register for the round of counselling?
Ans: Candidates will have to register online by visiting the official website.
Ques: Is it important to pay the admission fee on the joining day?
Ans: Yes, the students must pay the fee on the joining day, or else their candidature will get canceled.


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