Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test Exam

GPAT Reference Books

To stand out in any entrance exam, aspirants should pick the right books for preparation and there is no exception for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT). The National Testing Agency (NTA) has recommended the GPAT books in their official notification. Explore the GPAT best books subject-wise and GPAT preparation books. 

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GPAT Books: Pharmaceutics

1. Pharmaceutics: Drug Delivery and Targeting, By Yvonne Perrie, Thomas Rades, Pharmaceutical Press, second edition.

2. Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Sciences, By Nita K. Pandit.

3. Aulton's Pharmaceutics: The Design and Manufacture of Medicines, edited by Michael E. Aulton, Kevin Taylor.

4. Remington: Essentials of Pharmaceutics, By Linda Ed Felton.

5. Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery, Second Edition, CRC Press, Pharmacy Education Series, by Ram I. Mahato, Ajit S. Narang.

6. Essentials of Physical Pharmacy, by CVS Subramanyam, Vallabh Prakashan.

7. Biopharmaceutics& Pharmacokinetics, D. M. Brahmankar.

8. Modern Pharmaceutics, Gilbert S. Banker and Christopher Rhodes.

9. Essentials of Physical Chemistry, B.S.Bahl, G.D.Tuli, S. Chand ltd. 2000.

10. Martin’s Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Patrick J. Sinko, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011

11. Textbook of Pharmaceutics, E.A. Rawlins, Ballière, Tindall, 1977

12. Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology, Third Edition

13. Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference: 36th Ad.

14. Pharmaceutical Excipients

15. Developing Solid oral Dosage form: Pharmaceutical Theory & Practice

16. Pharmaceutical Preformulation and Formulation, Mark Gibson

17. Foundation of Pharmacokinetics, Aldo Rescigno

18. Ansel, s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery System, Allen, LV

19. Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Notari, RE

20. Cooper and Gunn's Tutorial Pharmacy, Carter, SJ

21. Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, John Wagner, Drug Intelligence Publications, 1971.

22. Essentials of Physical Chemistry, B.S.Bahl, G.D.Tuli, S. Chand ltd. 2000.

23. Martin’s Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Patrick J. Sinko, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011

24. Textbook of Pharmaceutics, E.A. Rawlins, Ballière, Tindall, 1977

GPAT Books: Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry 

1. Organic Chemistry – Morrison & Boyd, 4th  edn, 2011 Pearson, New Delhi.

2. Organic Chemistry – I.L. Finar, Vol- I and Vol-II.

3. Wilson and Giswolds Text Book of Organic, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 12th edn.Eds-J.M. Beale Jr, and J.H. Block, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013

4. Foye’s Principle of medicinal Chemistry –Eds-Thomas Lemke, D.A.Williams, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, New Delhi.

5. Advanced Organic Chemistry, B.S. Bahl and Arun Bahl, S Chand and Company Ltd., Ram Nagar, New Delhi, 1st Edition.

6. Stereochemistry Conformation and mechanism by P.S. Kalsi, 5th Edition, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi.

7. Heterocyclic Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Raj K Bansal, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi.

8. Indian Pharmacopoeia all editions and volumes.

9. Advanced Organic Chemistry, Jerry March, Wiley, 1992.

10. Bentley and Driver's Textbook of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Atherden, lm

11. Burger's Medicinal Chemistry, 6 vol, Abraham, DJ

12. Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, 5 vols set, Wolff, ME

13. Stereochemistry of organic compounds, Ernest Eliel, Wiley India.

14. A guide book to Reaction mechanism in organic chemistry-Peter Sykes

15. Reaction mechanism in organic chemistry - S M Mukherjee and S P Singh, MacMillan

16. Drug Design. Edited by E.J. Ariens -Medicinal Chemistry; a Series of Monographs, V.11

17. Drug design –Dr.V.M.Kulkarni and Dr.K.G.Bothara

18. Photochemistry and Pericyclic reactions by J. Singh

19. Pericyclic reactions-Ian Fleming

20. Pericyclic reactions -W.Carrurther

GPAT Books: Pharmaceutical Analysis

1. Indian Pharmacopoeia all editions and volumes

2. Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis (Analytical Chemistry) By. Dr. B.K. Sharma, Goel Publishing House, Meerut. 18th Edition (1999) (Part – Spectroscopy)

3. Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis (Analytical Chemistry) By. Dr. B.K. Sharma, Goel Publishing House, Meerut. 18th Edition (1999) (Part – Chromatography)

4. Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis (Analytical Chemistry) By. Dr. B.K. Sharma, Goel Publishing House, Meerut. 18th Edition (1999) (Part – Analytical Chemistry

5. Instrumental Methods Of Analysis by H.H. Willard, L.L. Merrit and J.A. Dean

6. Introduction to Spectroscopy- D.L.Pavia,G.M.Lampman,G.S.Kriz

7. Principles of Instrumental analysis- Skoog, Holler, Crouch

8. Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds- Silverstein, R.M. and Webster, F.X., 6th ed., Wiley, New York, 1998

9. Applications of Absorption Spectroscopy of Organic Compounds- John R. Dyer, Prentice-Hall,

10. Instrumental methods of chemical analysis- H.Kaur, Pragati Prakashan

GPAT Books: Human Anatomy/ Physiology/ Pathophysiology/ Pharmacology

1. Rang And Dale's Pharmacology, 7th Edition, M.M Dale, J.M Ritter, R.J Flower, G.Henderson H.P, Rang

2. Goodman & Gilman's the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Laurence L. Brunton

3. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, Bertram G. Katzung, Susan B Masters, Anthony J Trevor

4. Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy, David E. Golan

5. Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference, Sean C. Sweetman

6. Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

7. Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 3rd Edition, Heinz Lullmann, Klaus Mohr, Lutz Hein, Detlef Bieger, Thieme, Stuttgart. New York.

8. Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, 6th Edition, Springhouse publishers

9. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, KD Tripathi

10. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Gerard Tortora, 12th edition

11. Ross & Wilson, Anatomy and Physiology, 12th edition, Churchill Livingstone

12. Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics –R.S.Satoskar, S.D. Bhandarkar, Popular Prakashan, Mumbai

13. Pharmacotherapy: A pathophysiologic Approach, by Joseph T. Dipirio, Robert L. Talbert, Gacy C. Yee, Gary R. Matzke, Barbara G. Wells, L. Micael Possey

GPAT Books: Pharmacognosy

1. Textbook of Pharmacognosy, Thomas Edward Wallis, J & A Churchill ltd., London

2. Pharmacognosy, Tyler, 8th edition, Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia

3. Pharmacognosy 42nd Edition (Sep 2008), C.K. Kokate, A.P. Purohit, S.B. Gokhale (Nirali Prakashan)

4. Textbook of Pharmacognosy-Noel M Ferhuson

5. Textbook of Pharmacognosy-C.S.Shah and J.S.Qadry

6. Textbook of Pharmacognosy-H.W.Youngken

7. Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry-Dr.Biren Shah

8. Textbook of Pharmacognosy-T.N.Vasudevan, Kirti Laddha

GPAT Books: Marketing Management

1. Marketing Management, Phillip Kotler, Prentice Hall, 2003

2. Pharmaceutical Marketing in India, Subba Rao Chaganti, Excel Books Pvt. Ltd

GPAT Books: Biochemistry 

1. Lehninger’s Principles of Biochemistry, David L. Nielson, Macmillan Learning, 2012

2. Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry, 28th edition, Robert Murray, David Bender, Mcgraw-hill, 2009

GPAT Books: Microbiology 

1. Microbiology, Michael Pelczar, 5th edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd.

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