GPAT 2015 Syllabus: All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) will conduct the national level Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2015 in online mode. The entrance exam for admission to post graduate pharmacy courses offered at instiutes located across India is expected to be held on Feburary 23 -24, 2015.
Latest: Candidates can download GPAT Admit Card here! GPAT 2018 will be conducted on January 21.
Kindly have a look at the broad sections of GPAT 2015 Syllabus and GPAT 2014 Exam Pattern.
The syllabus of Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2014 is divided into four major sections namely:
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Important topics under each sections of GPAT Syllabus 2015 is presented below-
Introduction to Physical pharmacy, Dispersion Systems, Kinetics and Drug Stability, Importance of microbiology in pharmacy,Identification of Microbes, Control of microbes by physical and chemical methods, Sterilization, Immunology and Immunological Preparations, Genetic Recombination, Antibiotics, Pharmaceutical Legislations,Introduction to dispensing and community pharmacy, Importance of unit operations in manufacturing, Stoichiometry, Dosages Forms, designing & evaluation, Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
Inorganic pharmaceutical & medicinal chemistry, Physical Chemistry and its importance in pharmacy, Organic Chemistry and its importance in pharmacy, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pathophysiology of common diseases, Basic Principles of Cell Injury and Adaptations, Basic Mechanisms involved in the process of inflammation and repair, Immunopathophysiology, Pathophysiology of Common Diseases, Fundamentals of general pharmacology, Pharmacology of Peripheral Nervous System, Pharmacology of Central Nervous System, Pharmacology of Cardiovascular System, Drugs Acting on the Hemopoietic System, Drugs acting on urinary system, Autacoids, Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System, Drugs acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract, Pharmacology of Endocrine System, Chemotherapy, Principles of Toxicology, Basic Concepts of Pharmacotherapy, Important Disorders of Organs, Systems and their Management, CNS Disorders
Sources of Drugs, Classification of Drugs, Cultivation, Collection, Processing and Storage of Crude Drugs, Quality Control of Crude Drugs, Introduction to Active Constituents of Drugs, glycoside containing drugs, alkaloid containing drugs, Studies of Traditional Drugs, General Techniques of Biosynthetic Studies and Basic Metabolic Pathways/Biogenesis
The computer based test will be of 180 minutes. The online question paper will carry 125 multiple choice questions. Negative marking is applicable. Each correct answer will lead to addition of 4 marks and each wrong answers will lead to deduction of one marks.
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