GPAT 2025: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

GPAT 2025GPAT 2025 Application Form will be released via online mode. It is a national level entrance exam through which admission is provided in M.Pharma Programmes. Till 2018, the test was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) but since 2019, it is being conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). GPAT exam is conducted via online mode for three hours. Interested candidates must apply separately to the desired GPAT 2025 Participating institutions with the GPAT Score 2025. Here we have provided complete details regarding application form, exam dates & eligibility regarding GPAT 2025.

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GPAT 2025 Overview

Exam NameGPAT 2025
Full FormGraduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test
Exam LevelNational Level
Courses OfferedMaster’s degree in Pharmacy
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline

GPAT 2025 Exam Dates

Candidates must go through following table for GPAT 2025 Exam Dates:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Notification2nd week of January 2025
Application Form2nd week of February 2025
Last date to apply1st week of March 2025
Last date to submit fee1st week of March 2025
Correction facility2nd week of March 2025
Admit Card4th week of March 2025
GPAT 2025 Exam1st week of April 2025
Answer Key3rd week of April 2025
Result4th week of April 2025

GPAT 2025 Application Form

Candidates must check following details regrading GPAT 2025 Application Form:

  • GPAT 2025 Application Form will be released via online mode. No other mode will be provided to submit form.
  • The registration process will commenced from second week of February till first week of March 2025.
  • While filling application form, one must not forgot to upload passport size photograph & signature in prescribed format.
  • One must ensure to fulfill each eligibility norms as form will be accepted only of eligible candidates.
  • Authority will also provide correction facility for limited time period to rectify mistakes in the application form.
  • All communication details will be sent to candidate’s registered number & ID, so make sure to provide working email & contact number.
  • Multiple application form will not be accepted, so avoid submitting more than one form.
  • Incomplete details in the form will not be accepted, so make sure to enter all required & asked details in the form.
  • At last, students must not forgot to take printout of filled in form for future use.

Details required while filling application form:

  • ID Proof
  • D.O.B Certificate
  • Educational/ Qualification details
  • Scanned passport size photographs
  • Scanned Signature
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • List of city of your choice
  • Bank account details
  • A valid email ID & mobile number
  • Credit card/ debit card/ net banking details

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be paid via online mode.
  • Credit card, debit card, net banking, UPI method will be used to submit fee.
  • General (UR)/ Male candidates will have to submit Rs. 2200/-.
  • The registration fee for Women/ SC/ ST/ OBC – NCL will be Rs. 1100/-.
  • In any case, application fee will be non-refundable.

How to Apply for GPAT 2025

Candidates must check following step by step procedure while applying for GPAT 2025:

  • Go through website (Link will be given above)
  • At home page, click on “GPAT 2024 Registration”
  • Enter basic details such as candidate’s name, D.O.B & qualification details.
  • Enter communication details as Email ID & phone number to get OTP.
  • Now login using application number & password
  • Proceed to submit other asked & required details in the form
  • Upload passport size photograph & signature in prescribed format.
  • Re-check the complete details in the form
  • After verification of all entered details, submit your application fee as per category/ gender.
  • Once fee will be successfully submitted, take printout of confirmation page for future use.

GPAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Check following eligibility norms before applying for GPAT 2025:

  • Nationality: Indian citizens candidates will be eligible to apply for GPAT 2025.
  • Qualification: Applying candidate must have qualified Bachelor‟s Degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry students) or equivalent from any recognized university..
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit for candidates appearing in GPAT 2025.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor‟s Degree B.Pharmacy (10+2+4) will be also eligible to apply.

GPAT 2025 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through following details regarding GPAT 2025 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: GPAT examination will be conducted through online mode.
  • Number of Questions: Question paper will consist of total 125 questions in the exam.
  • Duration: Candidates will be given 3 hours to solve the paper.
  • Medium: The paper will be in English language only.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will carry +4 marks while -1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Here we have provided section-wise marking scheme below:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Allied Subjects38152
Pharmaceutics & Allied Subjects38152
Pharmacognosy & Allied Subjects1040
Pharmacology & Allied Subjects28112
Other subjects1144

GPAT 2025 Syllabus

GPAT 2025 Syllabus will be prescribed by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Question paper will be divided into three sections as Physical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, and Pharmacology.

The various topics for different sections will be as follows:

  • Physical Chemistry: Composition and physical stats of matter, thermodynamics, refractive index, colligative properties, solutions, electrochemistry, ionic equilibrium, kinetics, etc.
  • Pharmacology: General pharmacology, drugs acting on urinary system, neurohumoral transmission in autonomic and central nervous system, pharmacology of central nervous system, chemotherapy, autacoids, and their antagonists, immunopharmacology, vitamins and minerals, principles of toxicology.
  • Pharmaceutics: Pharmacy profession and introductions to pharmaceuticals, introduction to dosage form, sources of drug information, allopathic dosage form, crude extract, allergenic products, powders, capsules, tablets, emulsions, GMP and validation, etc.

GPAT Preparation Tips

Check following tips & tricks while studying for GPAT Exam:

  • Go through complete exam pattern & syllabus
  • Take mock tests & analyze your skills
  • Practice from sample question papers & previous year paper
  • Study from best books recommended by experts
  • Make short notes on regular basis
  • Keep last few days for revision.

GPAT Books

Students can study for exam through various books. Some of them which are recommended by various experts are:

  • The Pearson Guide to GPAT & other Entrance Exam in Pharmacy – Author- Akaberi Shah Baser
  • GPAT Cracker – Author- Dr. Sanjar Alam & others
  • GPAT: A companion – Author- Nazma N. Imandar
  • Synopsis for GPAT – Author – Dr. Surendra H. Bodakhe,Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Prof. Vijay Juyal and Dr Munish Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Answer: No, GPAT 2025 Examination will be conducted in English language only.

Answer: No, application fee will be non-refundable in any case.
Answer: There is no age limit to appear for GPAT.
Answer: No, only online mode will be applicable to submit application fee.
Answer: We have mentioned all the documents & details required at the time of registration.
Answer: Yes, authority will also provide correction facility to edit mistakes in application form.
Answer: Question paper will consist of total 500 marks.

GPAT 2025 Admit Card

GPAT 2025 Admit Card will be made available via online mode. NTA authority will publish hall ticket from last week of March 2025. Candidates will have to use their login credentials to download admit card. It will be mandatory for candidates to carry admit card along with one ID proof at examination hall.

Hall Ticket will consists of details such as candidate’s name, roll number, D.O.B, exam date, time & venue and exam instructions. Students are advised to read the instructions carefully & follow them during examination. In case of any discrepancies in admit card, students must contact with officials during working hours.

GPAT 2025 Answer Key

NTA will publish GPAT 2025 Answer Key via online mode. No candidate will receive it via post or any other offline medium. Authority will first publish provisional answer key in third week of April 2024. Students will be given an option to make challenges against answer key (if any) by submitting Rs. 200/- per question.

Provisional answer key will be displayed for 2-3 days. After that, final answer key will be released. With the help of answer key, one will be able to assume their marks even before result declaration. Students must know that further result will be prepared on the basis of final answer key.

GPAT 2025 Reservation Criteria

The GPAT reservation criteria as per previous year will be as follows:

CategoryReservation Criteria
Schedule Caste (SC)15%
Person with Disability (PwD)40%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)27%
Schedule Tribe (ST)7.5%
General Economically Weaker Sections (General-EWS)10%

GPAT 2025 Result

GPAT 2025 Result will be released via online mode. It will be released in last week of April 2025. Candidates will have to use login credentials such as application number & password to check result. No provision for re-checking/ re-evaluation/re-totalling will be entertained.

Result will contain all details such as candidate’s name, roll number, d.o.b, marks obtained & qualifying status. Further, it will be mandatory for all qualifying candidates to participate in counselling procedure.

GPAT 2025 Counselling

The various institutes will commenced GPAT 2025 counselling individually. It will be mandatory for qualifying candidates to participate in counselling session. Students will have to apply separately for their desired institutions. On the basis of GPAT scores, 800 institutes offers admission in Pharmacy Programmes.

Candidates will be given admission after submitting required admission fees & verification of documents. The following documents will be required for verification:

  • GPAT 2025 Admit Card
  • GPAT 2025 Rank Card
  • 10th/ 12th  marksheet
  • Graduation marksheet
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Character certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Multiple Passport size photograph
  • Valid ID Proof, etc.

GPAT 2025 Participating Institutes

Following are the various participating institutes of GPAT 2025:

  • AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Pune
  • Anand Pharmacy College, Anand
  • Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
  • Bharat Institute of Technology, Meerut
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Bengal School of Technology, Hooghly
  • Dr Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar
  • Delhi Pharmaceutical Science and Research University, New Delhi
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • Maharashtra College of Pharmacy, Nilanga
  • Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University
  • Oriental College of Pharmacy, College
  • University of Kashmir, Srinagar

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