GPAT Exam Pattern 2017

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)

GPAT Exam Pattern 2017

GPAT Exam Pattern 2017GPAT Exam Pattern 2017 – All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) conducted Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2017 on January 28 in computer based online mode. Candidates who appeared for GPAT 2017 could check here the exam pattern of the national level entrance exam including exam schedule, type of questions, as well as total marks and marking scheme as mentioned in this page.

LATEST: GPAT 2017 Result cum Merit List announced on February 7, 2017


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Highlights of GPAT 2017 Exam Pattern


GPAT 2017 was based on syllabus of bachelor degree level which includes Physical Pharmacy, microbiology in Pharmacy, ethics and jurisprudence of Pharmacy, manufacturing, designing and evaluation etc.  Candidates could check here GPAT 2017 Syllabus. Scroll down to know complete exam pattern of GPAT 2017 as mentioned below –

Let us have a brief overview of GPAT Exam Pattern 2017


Exam Mode – Computer based online test  


Exam Timing – 3 hours (2.30 PM to 5.30 PM)


Number of Questions – 125


Total Marks – 500


Type of Questions –  Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice)

Marking Scheme of GPAT 2017

  • Marks allotted Each question of GPAT 2017 carried 4 marks

  • Negative marking – For questions wrongly attempted, one mark will be deducted from the total scored marks in GPAT 2017  

  • Conditions for Negative MarkingThe questions marked with wrong answer option/ response or marked with more than one option will be considered for negative marking

GPAT 2017 Instructions

  • Candidates were advised to take trial test for GPAT 2017 as recommended by exam conducting authority for better understanding of test modalities

  • The exam centre for GPAT 2017 was allotted as per the choice of candidates marked at the time of filling GPAT 2017 application form

  • The exam conducting issued admit card of GPAT 2017 in online mode only starting from January 16; candidates could download the admit card after checking the details furnished on it

  • Candidates needed to reach the allotted exam centre of GPAT 2017 on or before 1.00 pm for avoiding any last minute rush

  • Candidates needed to read all the instructions furnished on the admit card of GPAT 2017 including exam centre guidelines 

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test is conducted for admissions to more than 24000 seats of Masters of Pharmacy programmes offered at as many as 841 participating pharmacy Institutes.

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