GPAT exam for PG course in pharma

GPAT exam for pg course in pharma

GPAT exam for pg course in pharma. The GPAT Application form is released in February. GPAT Exam is conducted for admission into PG level courses. Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a National Level Entrance Examination for M. Pharma programmes.

GPAT Application Schedule

Application opensFeb
Application ClosesMar
Fee PaymentMarch till 11.50 PM
Correction windowTwo days  March

GPAT Application Fee

Category Fee
General/ UR (Male)Rs. 2000/-
Female/ Transgender/ UR- EWS/ OBC- NCL/ SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesRs.1000/-

GPAT Eligibility Criteria

After 12th Career Counselling
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  • Bachelors’ degree in Pharmacy of 4 years after 12th level or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of Bachelor’s degree (B.Pharm) 10+2+4 whose results will be announced before the start of admissions for the academic year can also apply.
  • Tech (Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemical technology)/ equivalent candidates are not eligible to apply.


There is no age restriction for appearing in the GPAT

Scheme of Examination

SubjectNo. of QuestionMaximum Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Allied Subjects38152
Pharmaceutics & Allied Subjects38152
Pharmacognosy & Allied Subjects1040
Pharmacology & Allied Subjects28112

Medium of Question Paper: 

The medium of the Question Paper shall be in English only.

Marking Scheme

  • Each question carries 04 (four) marks.
  • For each correct response, the candidate will get 04 marks.
  • For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • Un-answered/ un-attempted carry no marks.
  • To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option which is most appropriate.

 However, after the process of Challenges of the Answer Key, in case there are multiple correct options or changes in key, only those candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Answer Key will be awarded marks. 

In case a Question is dropped due to some technical error, full marks shall be given to all the candidates irrespective of the fact who have attempted it or not.

Test Practice Centres (TPCs)

 Ministry of Education NTA has set up and created a network of Test Practice Centres for candidates, especially in remote and rural areas to enable them to practice and be comfortable in taking a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Document requirement for GPAT Exam Application Filling up Form

  • A computer with proper internet connectivity 
  • The particulars of a valid Government ID proof 
  • The Date of Birth (as mentioned in the Class X Board Certificate)
  • Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport Number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/PAN Number/ Other valid Govt IDs.
  • Educational/Qualification details 
  • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against a white background
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)
  • PwD certificate (file size: 50kb to 300kb), if applicable.
  • List of City of your choice
  • Bank account details for payment of fee.
  • A valid e-mail ID as important communications will be made on this e-mail ID

First, you go to the official website of NTA click on Registration for GPAT 2022 

 Step 1: Apply for Online Registration using your own Email ID and Mobile No. 

Step 2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system-generated Application Number. Upload scanned images of:

  1. The recent photograph (file size 10Kb – 200Kb) is either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against a white background; 
  2. candidate‟s signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb) 
  3. PwD certificate (file size: 50kb to 300kb), if applicable.

Mode of Payment

Step 3: Pay the fee using Canara Bank/ICICI Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/Wallet and keep proof of fee paid.

If you have any questions regarding the GPAT Exam Pattern and Application Filling process, you can fill out the inquiry form.

  • A valid mobile number as important information via SMS will be sent to this number
  • A valid debit/credit card or Net banking account for ONLINE payment.

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