GPAT Counselling 2020 - The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test- GPAT 2020 counselling shall be conducted a few days after the declaration of GPAT result 2020. National Testing Agency is the conducting body for GPAT exam, but it may be noted that NTA doesn't conduct the GPAT counselling 2020. The participating institutes are the ones responsible for conducting counselling of GPAT 2020. After the declaration of GPAT 2020 result, eligible candidates will have to apply separately at the participating institutes in the order of preference. Then these candidates will be called up for GPAT 2020 counselling by the respective participating institutes depending upon their GPAT 2020 score and eligibility. during GPAT counselling 2020, candidates will have to report with certain documents in support of their educational qualification. The candidates will then be allotted seats in M. Pharm courses and will have to proceed for admissions accordingly. There are around 800 participating institutes for GPAT 2020 including colleges and universities, which accept the GPAT score for admission to various M. Pharm courses. To know more details about GPAT counselling 2020, read the complete article below.
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GPAT 2020 Counselling: Important Dates



GPAT 2020 (online mode)

January 28, 2020

Release of GPAT 2020 answer keyJanuary 30, 2020
Last date to challenge the answer keyFebruary 2, 2020

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

February 4, 2020 - Released

GPAT Counselling procedure begins

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GPAT Result 2020

NTA has announced the result of GPAT 2020 in the form of scorecard on February 4. B.Pharm graduates can download GPAT 2020 result from the official website of To check the score card of GPAT 2020, aspirants need to enter their application number and date of birth/password. The score card will mention the personal details, scores obtained in the exam, GPAT 2020 rank, NTA scores and cutoff.

GPAT 2020 Merit List

NTA has released the merit list of GPAT 2020 in the form of PDF, mentioning the name of candidates, their roll number, NTA scores, GPAT rank and other details. GPAT merit list 2020 has been published along with the result on February 4. Candidates can download the merit list for future references. As per the GPAT merit list, a total of 4,913 have qualified the exam, while a total of 48,360 aspirants took the computer-based exam.

GPAT Cutoff 2020

The GPAT 2020 cutoff state the minimum score required for admission into the Masters of Pharmacy courses. Candidates who successfully appear for GPAT 2020 have been shortlisted on the basis of the cut off marks, defined by the participating institutes. Factors like availability of seats, the difficulty level of exam, number of candidates appeared/passed, etc., were taken into account while determining the GPAT cutoff 2020.

GPAT Cutoff for different categories


Qualifying scores (2020)

Qualifying Marks




Other Backward Class



Scheduled Caste



Scheduled Tribe



Economically Backward Class104

Prerequisites for GPAT Counselling 2020

  • GPAT 2020 Counselling letter (original)

  • GPAT admit card 2020 (original)

  • GPAT rank card 2020

  • 10th class marksheet (original)

  • 12th class marksheet (original)

  • Graduation certificate (original/ provisional)

  • Character certificate (original)

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

  • Latest passport size photographs

GPAT Counselling 2020

Candidates must note that the GPAT 2020 counselling process will be conducted by the participating institutes individually and not by NTA as a whole. Counselling dates of GPAT 2020 may differ for different ranks of students. Accordingly, candidates must report to the venue of GPAT counselling 2020 at the correct date and time with the required documents. The documents will be required for verification purposes.

Counselling of GPAT 2020 will be conducted in four stages:

  1. Document Verification

  • Check the rank wise GPAT 2020 counselling dates which will be released by the participating institutes.

  • Report to the particular venue/ institute with the mandatory documents.

  • Candidates will not be asked to submit their original documents as those will be checked only for verification purposes.

  1. Web Options Entry

  • Click on the ‘Web Options Entry’ portal on the official GPAT website.

  • A list of participating institutes will be displayed.

  • Candidates can fill in the options with the names of their preferred institutes. It is advisable to choose as many institutes as possible.

  • Preview carefully and if satisfied, ‘Save’ and ‘Lock’ the choices. Thereafter, candidates will not be able to alter their choices.

  • Candidates can take a print out for future reference.

  1. Seat Allotment

  • The allotment of seats will be based on the merit list and candidates’ scores.

  • The GPAT 2020 seat allotment order can be downloaded from the official website.

  1. Reporting to the Institute

  • Once the allotment process is complete, candidates must reach the allotted institute with the required documents.

  • The admission fee (as per the fee structure of each institute) must be paid to conclude the admission process.

GPAT Participating Institutes 2020

Given below is the list of top institutes that participate and accept GPAT score:

  • University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh

  • Government College of Pharmacy, Bangalore

  • Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali

  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata

  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

  • Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT BHU, Varanasi

  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

  • Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raebareli

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ahmedabad

  • Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

  • Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune

  • Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai

  • Nirma University, Ahmedabad

  • RC Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shirpur

  • SRM University, Chennai

  • SLT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bilaspur

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad

  • Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi

  • Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

  • Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur

  • Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai

  • JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty

  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

  • JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru

  • University College of Pharmaceutical Science, Kakatiya University, Warangal

  • School of Pharmacy, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

  • Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh

  • Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar

  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

  • Soniya Education Trust's College of Pharmacy, Dharwad

  • Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jharpokharia

  • Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore

  • Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi

  • PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore

  • Sinhgad College of Pharmacy, Pune

  • KLE University College of Pharmacy, Belgaum

  • Chitkara University, Patiala

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GPAT Counselling 2020

Question: What is GPAT score?


The marks obtained by a candidate in the exam is termed as GPAT score. Admissions to respective participating institutes is based on this score only. 

Question: What is the use of GPAT exam?


GPAT stands for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test and is the entrance examination for admission to various M. Pharm courses. 

Question: Who is the conducting body for the GPAT exam and counselling?


The GPAT exam has been conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), while, counselling is conducted by the respective participating institutes only.

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sathwika 2nd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As ypur doing your graduation in career 360 which is  one of the top college in India  as you wanted to change it as graduate of career 360 and its showing you 12th standard so pls go to the website of that college list out your problem in there helping box so thatit may help you to change the studying profile of yours  so go to the website and ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.


Can I apply in Gpat affiliated colleges for Pg if I dont qualify in GPAT?

sathwika 2nd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As you are not qualified for the gpat and you wanted to apply for the colleges you can apply for the colleges but in nri quota were you should pay lot of amount and it is risky too so better attempt the exam once again and try to get scholarships from the government as applying for the affiliated colleges or universities is not possible in all the cases we can prefer this in the less cases so study well and work hard to get good marks in the future examinations ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.


Can you upload Solved GPAT question papers of 2018, 2019 & 2020.

chinmayi 30th Mar, 2020


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GPAT exam is applicable to both M.pharm and PHARMA MBA... IS IT TRUE?

Nikki Nair 28th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant

Yes it is true that GPAT exam is applicable for Pharma MBA also

GPAT is an online exam that is conducted once in  a year.There are around 274 colleges participating in this exam for admission purpose.

For more details regarding the exam you can visit the website given below



what is last year Gpat cut off list of ict mumbai

Nikki Nair 28th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant

The GPAT cut off for ICT Mumbai is as follows

  1. OBC:117
  2. SC:95
  3. ST:74
  4. OPEN:141

The average cut off for GPAT was the following

  1. General:163
  2. OBC:131
  3. SC:103
  4. ST:76
  5. EWS:104

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