GPAT Exam Pattern 2020 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the exam pattern for GPAT- Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test. The GPAT 2020 exam pattern provides the examination details which helps candidates understand the exam better and strategize their preparation accordingly. GPAT 2020 is a computer-based examination which has been successfully conducted by the authority on January 28, 2020 in online mode. GPAT exam pattern 2020 will have 125 multiple choice questions carrying a total of 500 marks and a duration of 3 hours. There will be questions based on multiple subjects that include physical chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacology, biotechnology, etc. complying with the GPAT exam pattern 2020. GPAT 2020 has a provision of negative marking as well which requires the candidates to attempt question paper vigilantly. The article below provides more information on exam pattern for GPAT 2020.
Candidates may note that till 2018, GPAT was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). From 2019 onwards, National Testing Agency (NTA) took over the charge of conducting GPAT 2020, the entrance examination dedicated for admissions to various courses of M. Pharm. In 2019, the exam was conducted on January 28, 2019 in which, 4119 candidates qualified out of 42827 registered candidates.Latest: GPAT 2020 exam concluded on January 28.
Total number of questions
Type of questions
Multiple Choice Questions
4 marks are awarded for every correct response and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong response
Once a year
GPAT Marking Scheme 2020
Marks per question – Each question will carry 4 marks
Negative marking– One mark is deducted for every wrong response
Unanswered question or not attempting a question does not attract any negative marking in GPAT 2020.
GPAT Syllabus 2020
Students must go through GPAT syllabus to get the complete idea about the topics on which GPAT 2020 will be based. There are sections which are more focused in the examination and there are questions that have a probability of repeating. Therefore, candidates can emphasize the same that will help them score maximum marks.
GPAT Question Papers
Practicing previous GPAT question papers makes students get rid of the exam fear and gain confidence. It, moreover, enables them to prepare better for the exam. Solving GPAT question paper will also offer a clear idea to students about the exam pattern. Candidates of GPAT 2020 can also check the GPAT Sample papers released by Careers360 for better practice.
GPAT 2020 Preparation Tips
Understand the concepts-Candidates must have a clear concept on each and every topic as this will keep them far from any confusion at the time of the exam.
Make an effective plan- Before executing anything, planning is most important. Candidates should make a study plan for the preparation as this will help them obtain a good score.
Focus on weak areas- Candidates should focus on weak areas more while preparing for the exam. They should make a regular routine and it should be followed religiously.
Understand the exam pattern- Candidates must have the exam pattern at their fingertips and prepare for the exam according to the pattern. The exam pattern familiarizes students about the type of questions, time duration and marking scheme.
Solve sample papers- Solving the sample papers is one of the best ways for preparing the exam. Doing so makes students aware of the difficulty level and type of questions asked in the exam.
One can qualify for the GPAT exam by preparing well. NTA shall release a category wise cutoff and separate cutoff by participating institutes is also released. Candidates complying with the individual participating institute's cutoff can apply for admission accordingly.
GPAT is the entrance examination for admission to M. Pharm courses offered by more than 800 participating institutes.
Candidates should follow a set of GPAT preparation tips and thus prepare for the exam accordingly.
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To be eligible to appear in NIPER 2020 a candidate must have passed with atleast 60% aggregate or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale in the qualifying exam.And NET or GATE and GPAT score is required for getting admission through NIPER.
GPAT score is valid for 3 years.Your GPAT score is valid till academic year 2021-22.If you have fulfilled the minimum percentage requirement then you are eligible to appear.
The fees ranging between the 64,00 to 3 lacs for per year which depends on colleges and university. This fee is for GPAT holder.
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.
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