GPAT Eligibility Criteria 2020 - 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 will be open in the first week of November tentatively. 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- NTA has started GPAT Registration 2020 from November 1, 2019, exam date rescheduled to 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.
As NTA has already amended the GPAT important dates and is now going to conduct the exam on January 28, 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
November 30, 2019
Last date to upload documents and pay application fee
To be notified
Availability of Admit Card
December 24, 2019
GPAT 2020 online examination
January 28, 2019
Availability of answer key
Declaration of GPAT Result 2020
February 3, 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA), the conducting body of GPAT has 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 last date, i.e. November 30, 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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