National level entrance exam
Conducted by  – All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Why GPAT: On the basis of GPAT admission into the Master’s (M. Pharm) program is done. From 2019, GPAT will be organised by National Testing Agency (NTA).
National Testing Agency (NTA): Released Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test / GPAT 2019

Application form 1st November, 2018
Last date of submission of Application 30th November, 2018
Exam Date 28 Jan, 2019
Exam Timings 2:30- 5:30 PM (3 Hours)
Admit Card will be submitted 7 Jan, 2019
Announcement of Result 10th Feb, 2019
Exam Mode Online
Total Questions 125 (MCQs)
Total Marks 500
Marks for Right Answer +4
Marks for Incorrect Answer -1
Maximum Qualifying Marks for General Category and OBC 113
Maximum Qualifying Marks for SC/ST/PD 82
No. of participating Institutes 841
Total No. of Seats 24,096
Test Cities 58
List of the Test Cities (Click to the mentioned link)

Application Form:
Click onto the mentioned link below to fill online Application Form-
Eligibility Criteria for Applicants:

  1. Must be a citizen of India
  2. Bachelor’s degree holders in Pharmacy
  3. Students still pursuing final year of B. Pharmacy course.
  4. Any B. Tech (Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology) / Equivalent’ degree holders are not eligible to apply for GPAT examination.

GPAT Exam Application Fee and Payment Mode:
Application Fee:

Category Application fee 
General/OBC 1400 Rs/- + Bank transaction charges
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Females 700 Rs/- + Bank transaction charges

 Mode of Payment:

  1. Online payment can be done; by using credit card/debit card or either through net banking.
  2. Cash payment can be done; at any of the designated SBI bank branches.

Note: for PhD programme in Pharmacy, the score card holds validity for another 1 year to get into National Doctoral Scholarship.
List of GPAT participating Institutes/ Colleges

S. No.                                                 Institutes/ Colleges
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

Prescribed Syllabus for GPAT Exam:
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