GPAT 2019: Registration, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus

NTA 2019GPAT 2019 Exam Dates has been released now. Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national level entrance exam. From 2019, it will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). This test is a gateway for admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) programmes. The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. The complete information related to GPAT 2019 can be accessed in this article.

Registration Exam Dates Eligibility

 Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQs

GPAT 2019 Notification – Exam Dates Released

newicon  GPAT 2019 Exam Dates has been released now.The application form will be available from 22nd October 2018.  Click here to check exam dates.

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GPAT 2019 Exam Date

GPAT 2019 exam dates has been announced. Candidates can follow the events as per the given dates.

EventsDates (Announced)
Opening of registration portal22nd October 2018
Closing of registration15th December 2018
Releasing of admit card2nd week of January 2019
Exam date27th January 2019
Declaration of result1st week of February 2019
All India Merit List3rd week of February 2019

GPAT 2019 Registration

Before proceeding for the application form, candidates must read all the instructions carefully and accept the declaration to proceed further.

  • The registration can be done through online mode only.
  • The GPAT application form will be released from the 22nd October 2018.
  • The GPAT 2019 registration portal will be opened till 15th December 2018.
  • Candidates need to enter their qualification details and upload the photograph and signature in the prescribed format and size.
  • The size of the upload images should be 60 x 90 (≤30 Kb) (signature) and 140 x 160 (≤60 Kb) (Photograph).
  • Candidates should fill the form correctly. No changes will be allowed after the last date.
  • Take a print copy of the filled application for further use.

Registration Fee:

  • The registration fee will be Rs. 1400/- for General/OBC candidates and Rs. 700/- for Girls/SC/ST/PwD candidates.
  • The fee can be paid through two modes. One in online mode and another in cash through any SBI Bank in the form of challan.
  • If candidates want to pay the fee in cash then, they have to download the three copy of Challan.

Eligibility Criteria

Applying candidates must meet the eligibility criteria given below to be eligible for the GPAT 2019 exam.

  • Nationality: Candidates should be the citizen of India.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear in the exam.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should hold the Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates).
  • Appearing Candidates: Such candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Not Eligible: B.Tech (Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology)/Equivalent candidates are not eligible to apply.

GPAT Exam Pattern 2019

Here, we have mentioned the complete exam pattern. Candidates can check the pattern and prepare accordingly.

  • Mode: GPAT is a computer based online test.
  • Duration: It is a 3 hour duration exam.
  • No. of Questions: Total 125 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Language: The medium of the exam will be in English language.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

GPAT Syllabus 2019

The detailed GPAT syllabus will be provided by the authority on their website. Right now candidates can check the topics from which the questions will be asked in the exam:

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

GPAT Exam Centers

Last year, the examinations is conducted in the following cities:

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, Thiruvananthpuram, 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, and Jaipur.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Online registration for GPAT 2019 will be started from the 22nd October 2018. Detailed instructions for the online application and registration process will be available on our website.
Answer: From 2016-17, the GPAT is conducting only once in every year.
Answer: No, only eligible candidates can appear for the test.
Answer: No changes will be allowed once the application form is submitted.
Answer: The registration fee will not refund in any case, even if you will cancel your application form.
Answer: You can select upto 3 cities in India giving order of preference towards your test city.
Answer: The authority will provide the GPAT trial test to familiarize the students with the GPAT exam pattern.
Answer: The exam will be conducted only in one time slot.

GPAT Admit Card 2019

Candidates can download their admit card from the month of January 2019.

Admit cards will be made available online only. No hard copy of admit card will be send to any candidate individually.

GPAT admit card 2019 will also be sent to the registered email address provided by the candidate at the time of registration.

Admit card is a mandatory requirement in order to take the test so, bring a print out of downloaded admit card to the test centre.

GPAT Result 2019

GPAT result will be declared in the first week of February 2019.

Candidates can download their score card by entering the user login details.

Candidates are advised to keep their GPAT result 2019 till the completion of admission procedure.

GPAT Score Card

GPAT score card will be valid for 3 years from the date of declaration of result for admission in PG course.

The GPAT score card will also applicable for three years scholarship in M. Pharmacy course.

Candidates can download the electronically generated score card with complete details using their login details.

GPAT Merit List

All India merit list and state merit list will be published by the exam conducting authority.

It will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance test.

The merit list contains the Rank, Candidate Roll number, Total Score, Category and status of all the candidates.

GPAT Admission 2019

GPAT exam conducting authority will not conduct any centralized admission procedure after the declaration of result. Candidates have to register separately in each participating institutions for participating in their counselling procedure. GPAT counselling will be conducted individually by the every GPAT score accepting institution. The allotment of seats will totally depend upon the candidate’s scores in the entrance exam.

If you have any other queries about GPAT 2019, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. syed ibrahim fail says:

    please tell me the actual syllabus for gpat 2019

  2. JOZEE says:

    Sir if we qualify GPAT what will be the validity period to take admission in M. Pharm

  3. Shaikh says:

    Sir If we qualify GPAT what will be the validity period to take admission in M.Pharm

  4. Prakash Amate says:

    Am already attended gpat and qualified .If i attend it this year also..any impact is there on my previuos result.

  5. Yoshita says:

    I m M. Pharmacy last year student…. Can i apply for gpat 2019 exam

  6. Suraj kumar says:

    Sir im studying B.pharm 2nd year,
    And i want to apply for practice purpose,can i do?

  7. muhammed says:

    sir, i completed mpharm in pharmaceutical analysis in the year of 2016-18 now i would like to take phD, can i write gpat exam.

  8. virendra says:

    please provide 2018 solved paper

  9. Nikita says:

    Sir..im studying 3rd year B.pharm..can i apply GPAT exam..reply plz

  10. Shashank says:

    Sir is only students of 4th year can apply for it ,i mean do students of 2nd & 3rd year can fill application form for practice purpose

  11. safiya says:

    sir, can Doctorate in Pharmacy(pharm d) students also write gpat?

  12. Vrunda J.Kumbhar says:

    I am willing to appear gpat 2019.please can I get a syllabus for the same right now on the site of authority?

  13. Sanjay Thakur says:

    Sir, use of calculator is allowed or not?

  14. Roshni says:

    I’m studying in 3rd b pharmacy can I appear for Gpate exam?

  15. sana bano abdul majid ansari says:

    what qualification required for GPAT exam

  16. Abirami says:

    After qualifying in gpat either we can take pharm.d or m.Pharm only

  17. Sandhyanshe karishma subhash says:

    I’m.. studying in 3rd year b.pharmacy …can..i..apply..for this exam?

  18. Vishwajeet says:

    Plz. Provide the previous few years solve paper…..

  19. Gayathri says:

    Sir this subjects are enough to read for gpat exam?

  20. Sherry says:

    Sir…plz provide full syllabus for GPAT 2019…

  21. Gayatri thapa says:

    Syllabus for 2019

  22. BkDeshpande says:

    How much stipend latest2018 19 for gpat qualifying students approved?

  23. Kalpana says:

    Sir syllabus for gpat is 2017 or new syllabus is provided

  24. THEJASWINI says:

    Sir how many times we can write gpat exam

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