GPAT 2021 Syllabus, Subject Wise Syllabus – Check Here

GPAT 2021 SyllabusGPAT 2021 Syllabus will help the candidates to understand what to study or what to not. The GPAT syllabus will be prescribed by NTA. GPAT is a national level aptitude organized to offer admission to the candidates in PG M.Pharm programmes in various government and private colleges. Candidates should go through this article to know the complete information related to GPAT Syllabus 2021.

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GPAT 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of GPAT 2021 will include questions from the subjects of Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Organic chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Anatomy, Pharmaceutical Management, Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Engineering subjects.


General Pharmacology, Pharmacology of central nervous System, Pharmacology of cardiovascular system, Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system, Pharmacology of Endocrine system, Nerohumoral transmission in autonomic and central nervous system, Drugs acting on Respiratory system, Drugs acting on urinary system, Chemotherapy, Chronopharmacology, Pharmacology of drug acting on the gastrointestinal tract, Autacoids and their Antagonists, Immnopharmacology, Principles of toxicology, Vitamins & Minerals.

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Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals, Allopathic dosage form, Introduction to dosage form, Sources of drug information, Crude extract, Dosage Form Necessities and Additives, Allergenic extract, Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout, Biological products, Parenterals – product requiring sterile packaging, Capsules, Powders, Tablets, Suspensions, Suppositories, Emulsions, Semisolids, Pilot plant scale-up techniques, Pharmaceutical Aerosols, GMP and Validation, Ophthalmic preparations, Preformulations, Prolonged Action Pharmaceuticals, Novel Drug delivery system, Stability of formulated products, Packaging Materials, Cosmetics.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
    • Pharmaceutical Impurities, Isotopes, Monographs,
    • Dentifrices, desensitizing agents, & anticaries agents
  • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Therapeutic classes of drugs, Different classes of therapeutic drugs, various classes of therapeutic agents, Different classes of therapeutic drugs


Introductory Pharmacognosy, Classification of crude drugs, Factors influencing quality of crude drugs, Techniques in microscopy, Introduction to phytoconstituents, Principles of plant classification, Pharmaceutical aids, Animal products, Plant products, Toxic drugs, Enzymes, Natural pesticides and insecticides, Glycosides, Herbal formulations, Alkaloids, Extraction and Isolation Techniques, Traditional herbal drugs, Phytopharmaceuticals, Quality control and Standardization of herbal drugs, Plants based industries and research institutes in India, Herbal cosmetics, Worldwide trade of crude drugs and volatile oils, Patents, Homeopathic system of medicine, Ayurvedic system of medicine.


General Pharmacology, Nerohumoral transmission in autonomic and central nervous system, Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system, Pharmacology of central nervous System, Pharmacology of cardiovascular system, Drugs acting on urinary system, Drugs acting on Respiratory system, Autacoids and their Antagonists, Chronopharmacology, Vitamins & Minerals.

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Organic Chemistry

General principles, Different classes of compounds, Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Carbonyl Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Bridged rings, Stereochemistry, Carbohydrates, Amino acids & proteins, Pericyclic reactions


Plant Cell and Tissue Culture, Animal Cell Culture, Fermentation Technology and Industrial Microbiology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Process and Applications, Biotechnology Derived Products.


Introduction to Microbiology, Biology of Microorganisms, Aseptic Technique, Sterilization & Disinfection, Vaccines & Sera, Microbial Assay, Microbial spoilage, Fungi and Viruses, Microscopy and staining technique.


Cell, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, Biological oxidations & reductions, Nucleic acids, Hereditary diseases, Enzymes, Lipids.

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Importance of quality control in pharmacy, Acid-base titrations, Non-aqueous titrations, Oxidation-reduction titrations, Complexometric titrations, Precipitation titrations, Extraction techniques, Potentiometry, Calibration, General principles of spectroscopy, Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry, Flame photometry & atomic absorption spectrometry.

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

General Principles, preparation, maintenance, analysis of observational records in clinical Pharmacy, ethical and regulatory issues including Good clinical practice in clinical trials, Therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse drug reaction (ADR), types of ADR, Mechanism of ADR, Drug information services, Drug interactions, Drug interaction in pediatric and geriatric patients, drug treatment during pregnancy, lactation and menstruation, Pharmacovigilance, essential drugs and rational drug usage.

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Bio-pharmaceutics, Bio- pharmaceutical statistics, Bio-availability & Bio-equivalence.

Pharmaceutical Management

Introduction to management, Organization, Communication, Inventory Management, Marketing Research, Human resource and development (HRD), GATT, Standard institutions and regulatory authorities, World trade organization (WTO) and trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS), Leadership and motivation.

Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy

Study of current patent and proprietary products, generic products and selected brand products, indications, contraindications, Antiamoebic drugs, Antihistaminic drugs, Antiemetic drugs, Antacids and ulcer healing drugs., Respiratory drugs, Antibiotics, Analgesics and antipyretic drugs, Compounding and dispensing of prescriptions, Reading and counseling of prescriptions from the clinical practice.


Cell physiology, Gastro intestinal tract, Autonomic nervous system, Skeletal System, Urinary System, Reproductive System, Cardiovascular system, Lymphatic system, Sense organs, Central Nervous system.

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Fluid flow, Distillation, Heat transfer, Size reduction and size separation, Filtration and Centrifugation, Crystallization, Dehumidification and humidity control, automated process control systems, Refrigeration and air conditioning, Industrial hazards & safety precautions.

If you have any query regarding GPAT 2021 Syllabus, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 13 Comments
  1. K. Saidarao says:

    Please tell me official app to study the previous papers

  2. Harika says:

    Is the syllabus is correct that was given in this site and some of the main topics in some subjects are removed(eg IR and NMR) so please reply me regarding this then we can prepare accordingly to the syllabus

  3. Nilesh Patil says:

    Please provide the proper syllabus of GPAT in a PDF format so we can study accordingly….

  4. Mainal sharma says:

    What are the main subjects to concentrate…?
    Information regarding marks distribution based on SUBJECTS..?
    There is no involvement of IR and NMR in pharmaceutical analysis ?
    No any questions on chromatography…??

  5. Raghu says:

    Is it correct syllabus for
    GPAT 2019 by NTA

  6. samson.korimilli says:

    is the syllabus you furnished above is enough to crack the gpat?

  7. Puja tekale says:

    What r the important subject ??

  8. Karuna Salunke says:

    Is it so, that there is no involvement of IR and NMR in pharmaceutical analysis ??

  9. Shilpashree says:

    What are the main subjects to concentrate…?
    Information regarding marks distribution based on SUBJECTS..?
    Books for GPAT…?

  10. sindu says:

    book for GPAT exam and what are the main subjects to concentrate initially.

  11. Aishwarya Bijjargi says:

    Is there no any questions on chromatography…??

  12. tarun says:

    book for the GPAT EXAM ??????????????????????

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