GPAT Answer Key 2020
Naureen Gurung, 01 Nov 2019, #GPAT
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GPAT Answer Key 2020 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) shall release the answer key of GPAT 2020 a few days after the conduct of exam. NTA has announced the date of GPAT exam on October 31 which will be conducted on January 28, 2020. The GPAT 2020 registration was be done between November 1 and December 10, 2019. After the exam is conducted on January 28, it will be followed by the release of GPAT answer key 2020 in a few days. This contains the questions asked in the exam and the corresponding responses against the same by respective candidates. The provisional GPAT 2020 answer key helps candidates judge their performance and calculate their probable score. A deadline will be provided for candidates to challenge any of the answers provided through GPAT 2020 answer key. Candidates willing to challenge the same will have to pay Rs 1000 against each question to be challenged. After the deadline to challenge answers is over, the result will be declared on February 3 along with final answer key of GPAT 2020. To know more about GPAT answer key 2020, read the complete article below.

GPAT 2020, earlier conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), is being conducted by NTA from 2019 session onwards. NTA will also provide scholarships and other financial assistance to deserving candidates, based on their GPAT 2020 scores.

Important Dates related to GPAT Answer Key 2020



GPAT 2020 (online mode)

January 28, 2020

GPAT Answer Key

To be notified

Last date to challenge GPAT Answer Key
To be notified

Availability of GPAT result 2020, final answer key and merit list

February 7, 2020

GPAT 2020 Answer Key

NTA is expected to release the GPAT answer key within a few days of exam which will be conducted on January 28. The official GPAT 2020 answer key, question paper and response sheet will be released and a deadline to challenge the same will be announced. Candidates who appear for the GPAT 2020 online test will be able to use the official GPAT 2020 answer key to estimate their score and challenge the responses wherever required. For every answer challenged in the GPAT answer key 2020, candidates will be required to pay Rs. 1000 each via debit card/ credit card/ net banking. The amount is subject to a refund only if the challenge proposed against a question is found to be correct. The last date to challenge the GPAT 2020 will be announced by NTA.

How to challenge GPAT Answer Key 2020?

Candidates can check the steps listed below to know the downloading procedure of GPAT 2020 answer key. The answer key of GPAT 2020 will help candidates analyze their GPAT score.

  • Visit the official website at (the exact link shall be provided as soon as it is made available) to challenge the GPAT answer key.

  • Enter your GPAT application number and password/ date of birth.

  • Click on the 'Click to challenge answer key' button.

  • Select the answer options to be challenged and click on 'Save your claims'.

  • Upload the required documents for proof and click on 'Save your claims and pay the fee’.

How to calculate GPAT 2020 score?

After comparing their answers with those in the GPAT 2020 answer key, candidates would want to estimate a rough figure of their score. Follow the steps below to know how to calculate your probable GPAT score 2020:

  • Use the official marking scheme of GPAT 2020 to calculate your score. According to the GPAT 2020 marking scheme, candidates will be rewarded 4 marks for every correct answer while every incorrect response will deduct one mark.

  • GPAT 2020 score = (4 x Number of correct responses) + (1 x Number of incorrect responses)

GPAT Result 2020

NTA shall declare the result of GPAT 2020 in online mode on February 3. Candidates will have to type in their login credentials and the security code to sign in and check their scorecard. The GPAT 2020 result contains each candidate's NTA score, marks obtained, All India Rank and qualifying status.

GPAT Merit List 2020

Candidates will be able to check the GPAT 2020 merit list to be uploaded by NTA after declaration of GPAT result 2020. The merit list of GPAT 2020 mentions the qualified and non-qualified candidates in rank order. Moreover in 2019, according to the GPAT merit list, 4119 candidates had qualified for availing scholarship.

GPAT Exam Pattern 2020
The exam pattern of GPAT 2020 will help candidates familiarize themselves with the type of questions, marking scheme, time limit, etc. Knowing the GPAT exam pattern 2020 will make the candidates well prepared and boost their confidence:

Exam duration

3 hours

Exam mode

Online (CBT)

Nature of questions

Objective MCQs

Number of questions


Total Marks


Marking scheme

+4 for every correct answer

-1 for every wrong answer

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GPAT Answer Key 2020

Question: How do I check my GPAT answer key?


The candidates will be able to access GPAT answer key through login on the NTA website. There will be candidate responses and the correct answers provided through the answer key.

Question: Who will conduct the GPAT 2020 exam?


National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting body for GPAT since 2019. Before that, AICTE used to conduct GPAT exam. 

Question: What can I do with a good GPAT score?


A good GPAT score enhances the candidate's chances of getting admission in top participating institutes offering M. Pharm courses.

Question: When will NTA release the official answer key?


NTA is expected to release the GPAT 2020 answer key a few days after the exam is conducted on January 28.

Question: How do I check my GPAT result?


There will be a result link provided on the NTA website wherein, candidates will be required to enter their application number and password/ date of birth to login and check result.

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i have opted general oc category in gpat application by mistake but i do belong to EWC CATEGORY. so in order to change it can i re apply using another registration with new ID? Please reply fast as one more day has left for application.

Sanjanaleekha 8th Dec, 2019

Hi there,

It has been clearly stated in the guidelines of filling GPAT application form that multiple applications by one candidate is bound to be rejected and also that no corrections are allowed in the information furnished by the candidate once application form is submitted. For your reference, i have attached the link to the instructions for your reference


Good evening sir/mam I m now giving the exam of 3rd year semVI... Till the gpat exam I will qualify 3rd year... so can I appear for gpat 2020..??? 7th Dec, 2019

Hello there! Hope you are doing good!

Yes you can give the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) exam as the results also take time to be out and the scores remain valid for 3 years since the attempt.

Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future!


Can I get gpat solved question papers of previous years please.....

Halry Bhalodia 7th Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to release the GPAT 2020 question paper a few days after the GPAT exam is conducted in the form of answer key. The question paper of GPAT consists of questions distributed in all the sections provided in the GPAT 2020 syllabus. Candidates aspiring for GPAT 2020 should refer to the previous year GPAT 2020 question papers.

here is link you can refer to get the pervious years solved question paper:

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those who cleared last year gpat 2019, if they give gpat 2020 and if they do not qualify which scorecard will be accepted - qualified one or the recent one?

Ronak Gala Student Expert 7th Dec, 2019

The recent scorescheet will only be considered. That is 2020 gpat score sheet will only be relevant for your admission to colleges.

As of now what I can tell you is that if you are preparing and aiming to crack GPat 2020, then stay positive as of now and don't think such negative things as it will bring your morale down and also waste your studies time.

So best wishes. Thank you.

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where can I get previous year question papers of gpat?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 5th Dec, 2019


You can go through the link below and check the previous year GPAT question papers for reference.

Good Luck!

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