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GPAT

GPAT 2024: Result, Cut off, Scorecard, Merit List, Counselling Check at @gpat.nta.nic.in

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a countrywide-level entrance examination conducted through the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. GPAT serves as a qualifying exam for admission to various postgraduate pharmacy programs, including Master's and Doctoral tiers, in permitted establishments across the usa.

GPAT assesses applicants' aptitude in pharmacy-associated topics, pharmaceutical sciences, and fashionable expertise. The examination includes multiple-choice questions (MCQs) that examine candidates' information, analytical skills, and trouble-solving abilities in areas like pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, and pharmacognosy.

What is GPAT? 

GPAT stands for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. It is an all-India level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to the Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) programs offered by the government and private colleges in India.

The GPAT is a computer-based test (CBT) conducted in a single session. The exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions, each carrying 1 mark. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours (180 minutes).

The GPAT syllabus covers the following subjects:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Toxicology
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Pharmacy

Highlights of GPAT 2024

HighlightDetails
Exam NameGraduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LanguageEnglish
Exam TypeComputer-based Test (CBT)
Exam Pattern120 multiple-choice questions
Each question carries 1 mark
There is no negative marking for wrong answers
Exam Duration3 hours (180 minutes)
Exam SyllabusOrganic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Toxicology, Microbiology, Clinical Pharmacy
Eligibility CriteriaCandidate must have passed the Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) degree from a recognized university or institute.
Application FormAvailable online in February 2024
Application FeeINR 1000 for general category candidates and INR 500 for SC/ST/PwD candidates
Last Date of ApplicationMarch 2024
Admit CardReleased in May 2024
Exam DateJune 2024 (tentatively)
Results AnnouncementJuly 2024
CounsellingAugust 2024

GPAT 2024 Exam Dates

EventDate
Application form releaseFebruary 2024
Last date of application form submissionMarch 2024
Admit card releaseMay 2024
GPAT 2024 examJune 2024 (tentatively)
Results announcementJuly 2024
CounsellingAugust 2024

GPAT 2024 Result

The GPAT 2024 result has not been announced yet. The result is usually announced in the month of July. The result will be available online on the NTA website.

The GPAT result will contain the following information:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Total marks
  • Rank
  • Category

GPAT Cutoff 2024

InstituteCutoff
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi160
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali156
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi150
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad145
Manipal University, Manipal140

GPAT 2024 Counselling

The GPAT 2024 counselling will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The counselling will be a two-stage process:

  • Seat Allotment Round 1: The candidates will be allotted seats based on their GPAT scores and the choices they have made.
  • Seat Allotment Round 2: The candidates who have not been allotted seats in the first round will be given a chance to participate in the second round. The seats will be allotted based on the GPAT scores and the choices made by the candidates in the first round.

The counselling will be conducted online. The candidates will be required to register for the counselling and upload their documents. The documents required for the counselling are:

  • GPAT scorecard
  • Graduation mark sheet
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate (if applicable)

GPAT 2024 Eligibility

  • The candidate must have passed the Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) degree from a recognized university or institute.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • The candidate must have a valid passport.

The following categories of candidates are eligible for relaxation in the minimum qualifying marks:

  • SC/ST/PwD candidates: 5% relaxation
  • Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD): 10% relaxation

GPAT 2024 Paper Analysis

The paper was divided into two sections:

  • Section I: Chemistry (40 questions)
  • Section II: Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Toxicology, Microbiology, and Clinical Pharmacy (40 questions)

Each section had 40 questions, each carrying 1 mark. There was no negative marking for wrong answers.

The time duration for the exam was 3 hours (180 minutes).

The following are the topics that were covered in the GPAT 2024 paper:

Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Analytical Chemistry

Pharmaceutics

  • Dosage Forms
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Quality Assurance and Regulation

Pharmacology

  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Toxicology

Pharmacognosy

  • Natural Products
  • Pharmacognosy of Drugs
  • Pharmaceutical Botany
  • Pharmacognosy of Crude Drugs

Microbiology

  • Microbiology of Drugs
  • Microbiology of Pharmaceutical Products
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Clinical Pharmacy

  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Clinical Pharmacy Management
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Clinical Pharmacology

GPAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Exam SectionNumber of QuestionsMarksTime
Chemistry4040180 minutes (3 hours)
Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Toxicology, Microbiology, and Clinical Pharmacy4040180 minutes (3 hours)
Total8080360 minutes (6 hours)

GPAT Preparation 2024: Coaching Centers

CenterLocationFeesKey features
RAHENew Delhi/Kolkata/ChandigarhINR 10,000-20,000Online and offline classes, doubt clearing sessions, mock tests, one-on-one coaching
Elite AcademyMumbaiINR 15,000-25,000Online and offline classes, video lectures, practice questions, test series
Pharma SapienceDelhiINR 12,000-20,000Online and offline classes, live classes, doubt clearing sessions, mock tests
The GATE AcademyThane, MumbaiINR 15,000-25,000Online and offline classes, video lectures, practice questions, test series
ANA AcademyOnlineINR 10,000-15,000Online classes, video lectures, practice questions, test series, one-on-one coaching

GPAT 2024 Admit Card

The GPAT 2024 admit card will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in the fourth week of March 2024. You can download your admit card from the NTA website, gpat.nta.nic.in.

To download your admit card, you will need your application number and date of birth. You can also download your admit card by logging in to your NTA account.

Your admit card will contain important information such as your name, photograph, exam center, exam date and time, and other instructions. You must carry your admit card to the exam hall on the day of the exam.

Here are the steps on how to download your GPAT 2024 admit card:

  1. Go to the NTA website, gpat.nta.nic.in.
  2. Click on the "Admit Card" tab.
  3. Enter your application number and date of birth.
  4. Click on "Submit".
  5. Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download your admit card and take a printout.

GPAT 2024 Exam Center

CityExam Center
AhmedabadGujarat University
BengaluruPES Institute of Technology
ChennaiAnna University
DelhiJamia Millia Islamia
HyderabadOsmania University
KolkataJadavpur University
MumbaiUniversity of Mumbai
PuneSavitribai Phule Pune University
SuratSVNIT
ThiruvananthapuramUniversity of Kerala

GPAT Application Form 2024

The GPAT 2024 application form will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in the second week of February 2024. The application form will be available online on the NTA website, gpat.nta.nic.in.

To fill the GPAT 2024 application form, you will need the following:

  • Your email id and mobile number
  • Your PAN card number
  • Your 10th and 12th class mark sheets
  • Your graduation mark sheet
  • A passport-sized photograph
  • Your signature in JPEG format
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