Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is one of the entrance exams conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). This national level entrance exam is conducted for admission to M.Pharm or its equivalent courses in various institutes spread across the country.
Earlier, GPAT is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It was transferred to NTA as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/ University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/ Affiliated Colleges. More than 800 participating institutes accept GPAT score. Aspirants are also provided with a few scholarships and other financial assistance on the basis of GPAT score.
|Exam||Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Eligibility||B. Pharmacy (10+2+4)|
|Exam mode||Computer-based test|
|Application fee||Rs 1600|
|Admit card mode||Online|
|Call centre number||0120-6895200|
Interested aspirants who are aiming for GPAT exam 2020 are advised to refer the official notification meticulously before kick-starting the application process. One can find GPAT eligibility, exam pattern and syllabus in the GPAT notification 2020. Candidates can download the GPAT 2020 notification pdf below.
NTA will conduct the GPAT 2020 exam on January 28 between 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.
|GPAT Notification||November 1, 2019|
|Online application form||November 1 to December 10, 2019|
|Application fee (final transaction)||November 1 to December 11, 2019|
|Choice of city||November 1 to December 12, 2019|
|GPAT 2020 admit card||December 24, 2020|
|GPAT exam date 2020||January 28, 2020|
|GPAT result||February 7, 2020|
Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy (4 years after 10+2) or equivalent from a recognized board are only eligible to apply for GPAT. Students who are appearing for the final year of B. Pharmacy are also eligible to apply. B.Tech. (Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology)/ equivalent candidates are not eligible for GPAT. There is no maximum age limit for GPAT.
Aspirants have to apply online for GPAT 2020 and no other modes are allowed. One should visit the official website to register for the GPAT 2020 examination. The below steps will help candidates to register for GPAT 2020 exam.
|General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC (NCL)||Rs 1600||Rs 800|
|SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender||Rs 800||Rs 800|
Note: Service/ processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.
Candidates are provided with an option to choose the city for examination after submission of the examination fees. The allotment of exam city will be based on the first come- first serve. Candidates can check the availability of the seat before submitting the fees. They should note that NTA may change the chosen city and/or the allocated centre for logistic and administrative reasons.
After the GPAT 2020 examination, NTA will display the answer keys and question paper attempted by the candidate on its official website. Candidates who are unsatisfied with the provisional answer keys displayed by NTA can challenge them. They should pay Rs.1000/- per question as the processing charge, which can be paid by credit/debit card/Net banking.
The GPAT result will be based on the final answer keys released by NTA. The Agency will not dispatch any score card to the candidates. Hence, candidates are advised to download the GPAT score card 2020 from the official website. There is no provision for re-valuation/re-checking of the GPAT score.
The NTA has released the GPAT admit card 2020. Candidates who have registered online for the examination can download the GPAT admit card 2020 on the official website. The written exam will be held on January 28, 2020.
Candidates can download GPAT admit card 2020 through their login details such as application number and password/ date of birth. Candidates should take a printout of the GPAT admit card 2020 and carry the same to the examination centre. The GPAT admit card will be available on the official website until the exam date.
The GPAT 2020 will be held in online mode at different centres located in 109 cities. The result will be released in February 2020.24 December 2019
The National Testing Agency (NTA) likely to close the application window of the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2020 examination. Candidates who have not yet registered for the examination can visit the official website to apply online.
Earlier, the NTA has extended the application last date for GPAT from November 30 to December 10, 2019. The application fee can be paid until December 11, 2019. Candidates do a choice of the city until December 12, 2019.
The GPAT 2020 will be conducted on January 28. The GPAT admit card 2020 will be available on official site from December 24, 2019. The GPAT result will be released on February 7, 2020.10 December 2019