GPAT Cutoff 2020
Ridhi.Khurana, 23 Aug 2019, #
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GPAT Cutoff 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) shall provide for the GPAT 2020 cutoff after declaration of GPAT result on February 3. As per the notification issued by NTA, GPAT exam is to be conducted on January 24, 2020. The GPAT cutoff 2020 is the minimum marks that candidates have to score to be eligible for admission to various M. Pharm courses. Candidates who appear for GPAT 2020 will be shortlisted on the basis of the cut off marks, specified by the participating institutes. The GPAT cutoff 2020 differs for candidates belonging to different categories. Various parameters are taken into account while determining cutoff of GPAT 2020. This GPAT 2020 cutoff score will be considered for the counselling process to be conducted at the participating institutes. Then only eligible candidates will be offered admission to various courses of M. Pharm. The article below provides more about GPAT 2020 cutoff, merit list and result.

GPAT Important Dates 2020

NTA has announced all the dates of GPAT 2020. Candidates can check the table below to know the same:



Start date of GPAT 2020 application form

November 1, 2019

Last date of GPAT application form 2020

November 30, 2019

Download of Admit Card of GPAT

December 24, 2019

GPAT Online Test

January 24, 2020

GPAT Answer Key releases
To be notified
Last date to challenge the answer key
To be notified

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

February 3, 2020

GPAT Merit List 2020

NTA will declare the merit for candidates shortly after the announcement of results on February 3, 2020. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance, which will display the qualifying status. The merit list will also mention examinee’s name, roll number, category, score, rank, percentile and qualifying status. The scores mentioned on this merit list shall be regarded as per the GPAT cutoff 2020.

GPAT Result 2020

The GPAT 2020 result is scheduled to be declared on February 3, 2020 for the entrance examination to be conducted on January 24, 2020. Candidates will be able to check their GPAT result 2020 in online mode by entering the application number and password/ DoB. Thereafter, candidates will be able to check and download their GPAT scorecard. It may be noted that there is no offline facility for availing the result of GPAT 2020.

Factors that determine GPAT Cutoff 2020

The GPAT 2020 cutoff is determined by a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of candidates appearing in the entrance exam

  • Total available seats

  • Difficulty level of the exam

  • The category under which admission is sought

Logically, if the number of seats increases in the entrance exam, GPAT 2020 cutoff for a particular list would come down, and go up if seats are decreased. Similarly, if the number of applicants increases, competition would rise, and so will be the cutoff.

GPAT Cutoff Trend

The exam conducting body, NTA will announce the GPAT cutoff 2020 for different categories. Candidates must know that the minimum qualifying score for each category varies each year. Students can check below cutoff of GPAT for each category for the last few years.

Given below is the cutoff of GPAT 2020 for different categories:

GPAT Cutoff 2019

Category of candidates

Qualifying marks

No. of Qualifiers




Other backward classes



Scheduled caste



Scheduled tribe



Trend of GPAT Cutoff








General and OBC







Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe







Physically Handicapped







GPAT Counselling 2020

The GPAT Counselling will be conducted by National Testing Agency after declaration of result on February 3, 2020. Those candidates who will be shortlisted in the merit list will be called to attend the counselling procedure at the participating institutes. Qualified candidates will have to carry all the required documents at the time of counselling as it is mandatory for verification.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GPAT Cutoff 2020

Question: Will there be a sectional cutoff in the GPAT examination?


No, there is no sectional cutoff. NTA will release an overall cutoff while there will be separate participating institute's cut-offs as well. 

Question: How many students appeared for GPAT 2020?


A total of 40649 candidates appeared in GPAT 2019 exam conducted on January 28.

Question: Can Pharm D. students write GPAT?


No, the GPAT eligibility criteria provides for only those who have completed their bachelors or are in the last year of B. Pharm. 

Question: How long is the GPAT score valid?


GPAT score has a validity of 3 years. 

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what is gpat . which marks clear to the gpat exam in general cast .

Aman Raj Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Hello Sir

Last year the Cutoffs for General was around 118

GPAT is a national level entrance exam which is held for Pharmacy graduates so that they can get admission to M.Pharmacy program. It is conducted once in a year.

AICTE Conducts this exam that is AICTE is the conducting body of GPAT exam.

It is a three hour duration computer based test.

To apply for this exam one has to fulfill few eligibility criteria which are as follows-

A student must have Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates).

Students who are in the final year of B.Pharmacy are also eligible to appear in GPAT.

Note- Applicant must be a citizen of India.


where i can get ebooks for gpat study

Yash Dev Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019
Hello student  National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced exam dates for GPAT 2020. The exam is to be conducted on January 24, 2020 for which, applications will be made available between November 1 and 30, 2019
Important books are mentioned below:-
you can find GPAT ebooks /previous year sample paper in link mentioned below :-

actually I am in final year but I have 3rd year backlogs can I apply for gpat

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

yes you can apply for gpat exam which is the gate way of m.pharma course in top institute in india. however during the m.pharma admission process you need to show your clear mark sheets and if that time you have any current  back logs you cannot take admission. if you clear the back log before admission process , then it will be fine.


what is syllabus of gpat in 2020?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019


Go to the link provided below to get detailed syllabus for GPAT 2020-


how to prepare G Pat exams,& standard book for G Pat exam

Ronak Gala Student Expert 7th Oct, 2019

GPAT aspirants should focus on the five main papers namely Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharm Analysis and Pharmaceutical chemistry with special emphasis on organic chemistry. Few questions are being asked from Jurisprudence, Microbiology and Biochemistry.

Youu can take help of the following books.

P harmaceutics: The Theory and Practice of Industrial Pharmacy by Liebermann and Lachman.

Physical Pharmacy: Martin

Unit Operation: Pharmaceutical engineering by Subramanyam

Pharmacology: K.D Tripathi, Rang and Dale, Katzung and Trevor multiple choice.

Pharm-Analysis: Spectroscopy and Titration from Chatwal, Chromatography from Remington

Pharmacognosy: Kokate, Trease and Evans

Medicinal Chemistry: Harkishan Singh & V K Kapoor

Organic chemistry: Morrison and Boyd.

Biochemistry: Satyanarayan

Best wishes. Thank-you.

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