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GPAT

 

GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test)

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.

 

Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam GPAT
Organized by National Testing Agency (NTA)
Category National Level Exam
Frequency Once a year
Official Website gpat.nta.nic.in
Mode of Registration Online
Exam Mode Online
Total Questions 125 Questions
Negative marking Yes
Languages English
Exam pattern Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
No. of Participating Colleges 274
Score Validity One year

 

Important Dates for GPAT 2021

Events Dates
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

 

GPAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
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

 

GPAT 2021 Syllabus

 

GPAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Salient Factors Details
Mode of Exam Computer-based online test
Total Questions 125
Total Marks 500
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.
Duration 3 Hr.

 

GPAT 2021 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Bhavnagar
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Anand
Gandhinagar
Mehsana
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Lucknow
Meerut
Bareilly
Noida
Kanpur
Varanasi
Ghaziabad
Gorakhpur
Agra
Maharashtra Amravati
Mumbai
Aurangabad
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Kolhapur
Ahmednagar
Dhule
Navi Mumbai
Solapur
Thane
Tamil Nadu Madurai
Chennai
Coimbatore
Tirunelveli
Tiruchirappalli
Karnataka Mangalore
Mysore
Bengaluru
Gulbarga
Belgaum
Dharwad
Udupi
Delhi New Delhi
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Sambalpur
Berhampur
Ganjam
Andhra Pradesh Nellore
Tirupati
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Kurnool
Guntur
Rajahmundry
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Goa Panaji
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Roorkee
Bihar Patna
Muzaffarpur
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Bhilai
Haryana Gurgaon
Faridabad
Hisar
Ambala
Assam Guwahati
Dibrugarh
Jharkhand Ranchi
Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Telangana Hyderabad
Warangal
Karimnagar
Secunderabad
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Hamirpur
Bilaspur
Solan
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar
Jammu
Leh
Rajasthan Jaipur
Udaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Thiruvananthapuram
Kozhikode
Ernakulam
Kottayam
Thrissur
Kolkata
Siliguri
Amritsar
Bathinda
Ludhiana
Mohali
Agartala
Port Blair
Itanagar
Naharlagun
Kavaratti
Imphal
Shillong
Aizawl
Kohima
Dimapur
Puducherry

 

Documents Required at Exam

 

Admit Card for GPAT 2021

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.

Steps to downloading GPAT Admit Card 2021

Candidates must follow the steps outlined below to view and download their GPAT 2021 admit card:

 

GPAT 2021 Result

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.

Steps to Check GPAT Result 2021

Steps to downloading the GPAT 2021 scorecard:

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.