GPAT Eligibility Criteria 2020 - GPAT 2020 exam has been successfully concluded on January 28, 2020 at 5:30 PM. The National Testing Agency (NTA) sets the eligibility criteria of GPAT 2020. Candidates planning to appear for Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test (GPAT), the national level entrance examination for admission to various PG courses in pharmacy, should first understand the GPAT Eligibility Criteria 2020. Various facets like nationality, having particular education in pharmacy excepting some specific course are the base behind eligibility criteria of GPAT 2020. These factors are important to know because one misunderstanding might result in cancellation of candidature at some later stage. Registration is the next step for students fulfilling the GPAT 2020 eligibility criteria which lasted till December 10. It may be noted that till 2018, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) was the conducting body for GPAT. But since 2019, NTA is the authority that conducts GPAT for admission to postgraduate courses in pharmacy. Thus, GPAT eligibility criteria 2020 is declared by NTA for this pharmacy entrance examination.LATEST- GPAT 2020 has been successfully concluded on January 28.
GPAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
A candidate becomes eligible to apply and appear for the entrance examination in order to seek admission to various courses of M. Pharm, only when they comply with eligibility criteria of GPAT 2020. So one should know the GPAT 2020 eligibility criteria as provided below:
Eligibility Criteria for GPAT 2020
Candidates with a degree in B.Tech (Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology) are not to be considered eligible.
NTA had already amended the GPAT important dates and the exam has successfully concluded on January 28. All the dates have been provided below. The GPAT eligibility criteria 2020 has to comply with important dates duly by the candidate so that important events are not missed out by aspiring candidates.
GPAT 2020 Dates
Commencement of Applications for GPAT 2020
November 1, 2019
Last date to fill Application Form
December 10, 2019 (Extended)
Availability of Admit Card
December 24, 2019
GPAT 2020 online examination
January 28, 2019- Concluded
Availability of answer key
To be notified
Declaration of GPAT Result 2020
February 3, 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA), the conducting body of GPAT started the GPAT Registration 2020 on November 1, 2019 in online mode. Candidates have to fill the GPAT application form 2020 and upload requisite documents on the official website of NTA before new last date, i.e. December 10, 2019. Candidates should assure that they comply with the GPAT 2020 eligibility criteria while registering for the exam.
Applicants will have to make the payment of the GPAT 2020 application fee by choosing any of the following two modes-
Online mode with payment using credit card/debit card/net banking
Offline mode by paying Cash at any of the designated SBI bank branches
GPAT 2020 Application Fee
Application fee (in INR)
1600 + Bank transaction charges
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
1600+ Bank transaction charges
800 + Bank transaction charges
Candidates who are graduates in Pharmacy (4 years of B. Pharm) are eligible for GPAT 2020. Those who are in the last year of B. Pharm are also eligible for the exam.
Candidates who fall under the category of disabled as per the 'Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016' are regarded as disabled. The categories of disabilities are:
(i) Blindness and low vision
(ii) Deaf and hard of hearing
(iii) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid
attack victims and muscular dystrophy
(iv) Autism, intellectual disability, specified learning disability and mental illness,
(v) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (i) to (iv)
(vi) Other ‘specified disabilities’ mentioned in the Schedule of the RPwD Act
No, a candidate who is in the third year of B. Pharm is not eligible for appearing in the exam.
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GPAT stands for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test will be conducted by the National Testing Agency for admission to M. Pharma or equivalent courses.The students who qualify for the gpat entrance exam will be shortlisted for the GPAT .the students will have to check rank wise and the counselling dates.students need to carry all important documents for verification.the seats will be allocated to the candidates on the basis of goat score.
These are the few list of the documents that are required in GPAT consulleing.
GPAT Rank Card 2020
GPAT Counselling Admit Card
12th class mark sheet 10th class mark
Graduation or Provisional Certificate all the documents that are required in the counselling it should be original.
For more details this link will help you.
see cutoff score varies from institute to institute and it changes every year depends on soma facts like number of participants, questions difficulty level , seat matrix etc.
now gpat is total marks of 500 , and the number of questions is 125, so if you get 300+ out of 500, you have decent chances for tier 1 colleges.
hope you may understand.
If you have filled your category as general EWS while filling the application form you need to provide valid EWS category certificate at the time of counselling.And GPAT score is necessary to get admission through NIPER.So your category should match in both the application form.Because qualifying marks for each category will be different.When you qualified GPAT under EWS cut off that score is considered during NIPER counselling.Whether or not you have qualified under general category cut off you need to provide EWS certificate as per the details you have filled in online application form.
Below mentioned are some of the the tips for GPAT and NIPER:
1. Focus on your basics first and be thorough with them to make the further concepts clear.
2. Make sure that you are doing practical questions each and every day. Learn the formula by heart and make sure that you practice them everyday.
3. Also, focus on the topics that come frequently in the previous years exams.
4. Make notes and sticky notes together which will help you in the last days.
5. Take a look at the syllabus and prepare your time table.
6. Always keep the deadlines and time management in mind which will help you to achieve your target on time.
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