Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national level exam for admission to various M. Pharm. (Masters in Pharmacy) colleges in India. It is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency. This exam will be held once a year. The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national level entrance examination for admission to the Master of Pharmacy programme. The All India Council for Technical Education administered the test until 2018. (AICTE). Since 2019, the NTA has been performing this test. This test assists institution in identifying eligible Pharmacy Graduates for entry to the Masters (M.Pharma) Program. The GPAT is a three-hour online computer-based test. GPAT Scores are also used to award a few scholarships and other financial aid in the area of pharmacy. All AICTE/Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) approved / affiliated University Departments / Constituent / Affiliated Colleges / Institutes agree the GPAT Score. NTA will conduct GPAT-2021 as a three-hour Computer Based Test (CBT) entrance examination to determine candidates' ability through different segments for admission to the Masters (M.Pharma) Program in the Academic Session 2021-22. The GPAT-2021 participating institutions are the institutions that will approve the GPAT-2021 score. With the GPAT-2021 Score, candidates must apply separately to the desired GPAT-2021 participating Institutions. Following that, each participating Institute will announce their respective GPAT cutoff scores, which an applicant must meet in order to be considered for admission to that institution. After being qualified, the applicant must follow the institution's selection process, which may include a Group Discussion (GD) and a Personal Interview (PI). The candidate's final selection will be based on their results in the GD and PI.
|Organized by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Category||National Level Exam|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
|Total Questions||125 Questions|
|Exam pattern||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|No. of Participating Colleges||274|
|Score Validity||One year|
|Start Date of Registration Process||23-Dec-20|
|End Date of Registration Process||06 February 2021|
|Choice of Exam Centers||To Be Announced|
|Admit Card||13 February - 27 February 2021|
|Date of Examination||27-Feb-21|
|Release of Answer Key||7-March-2021 to 11-March-2021|
|Last Date of Successful Transaction Fee (1000/-)||11-Mar-21|
|Announcement of Result||19-March-2021|
Until applying for GPAT 2021, candidates can review the eligibility requirements. Before filling out the GPAT application form, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements for GPAT 2021. The eligibility criteria include age restrictions, educational requirements, and nationality requirements, all of which must be met. The National Testing Agency will administer the GPAT (NTA). The most important requirement is that you have a bachelor's degree in pharmacy.
GPAT 2021 Application Process
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Complete the GPAT application form
Step 3: Upload scanned images of the candidate
Step 4: Pay Examination Fee
|General (UR)||Online||Male||₹ 2000|
|EWS, SC, ST, OBC, General||Online||Female, Transgender||₹ 1000|
|EWS, SC, ST, OBC, General||PWD||Online||Female, Transgender, Male||₹ 1000|
|ST, SC||Online||Male||₹ 1000|
|Mode of Exam||Computer-based online test|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) with four options out of which one will be correct|
|Marks for a correct answer||The candidate will get 4 marks as awarded for every correct answer|
|Negative marking||If there is any incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
NTA has launched the GPAT 2021 admit card in an online format. Test takers will need to enter their login credentials – Application number, Password, and Security Pin – on the official website in order to download their GPAT admit card. The hall ticket can be downloaded from the official website gpat.nta.nic.in by candidates who will appear for the test. Those who have successfully registered for the GPAT should have received a Registration number and Password, which they should use to download the GPAT 2021 hall ticket. Candidates should be aware that there is no choice to submit GPAT to admit cards/hall tickets by mail or any other means. The candidates' GPAT 2021 admit card will be sent to their registered e-mail address.
Candidates must follow the steps outlined below to view and download their GPAT 2021 admit card:
On March 19, 2021, the GPAT 2021 results were announced. Candidates can access their results online by entering their GPAT 2021 Application Number and Password, as well as their Date of Birth. Candidates can also download the scorecard to review their performance. In addition to the results, the GPAT 2021 merit list will be made available in PDF format. The candidate's name, roll number, rank, and the total score will all be included. On the basis of a candidate's GPAT ranking, a merit list is revealed. The GPAT 2021 cutoff has also been released along with the results.
A total of 800 pharmacy colleges will approve the GPAT 2021 ranking. Candidates must, however, apply separately to each of the GPAT 2021 participating institutes of their choosing. Each participating institute will publish a GPAT 2021 cut-off score that candidates must meet in order to be considered for admission. The GPAT score is valid for three years from the date of publication. Both AICTE-approved institutions, universities, and colleges support the GPAT.
Candidates should be aware that no scorecards will be mailed to them; instead, they will only be available online. There is also no option for re-evaluating the ranking.