GPAT Important Dates 2020
Ridhi.Khurana, 22 Aug 2019, #GPAT
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GPAT Important Dates 2020- The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the important dates of Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test- GPAT 2020 on August 21 for admission to various courses of Master in Pharmacy (M. Pharm). An official notification by NTA for GPAT 2020 announced for the exam to be conducted on January 24, 2020. Applications for GPAT 2020 will be released on November 1 with the last date of November 30, 2019. Candidates will be able to download GPAT 2020 admit card from December 24. The GPAT result will be declared on February 3 after interim answer key is released and challenges are made by candidates. After that, a merit list will be released by NTA that contains important information related to the exam and meritorious candidates of GPAT 2020. Prospective aspirants of GPAT seeking admissions to the postgraduate programme of Pharmacy across top most AICTE approved institutions, colleges or universities can check GPAT important dates 2020 hereunder and know about applications and examination, etc.

Latest: NTA releases the exam schedule for GPAT 2020 on August 21.

Important Dates of GPAT 2020

Release of GPAT 2020 notification- NTA has released the official notification for GPAT 2020 on August 21, 2019. The notification provides for GPAT 2020 dates including applications, exam date, admit card and result.

Availability of GPAT 2020 registration - Online GPAT registration 2020 shall commence on November 1, 2019. The last date to fill the same is November 30, 2019 respectively.

Uploading of scanned documents and fee payment: Candidates will be able to upload the soft copies of their photograph and signature, and pay the application fee of GPAT 2020 in contrast with the last date to fill the application form. Specific period might be announced for the same by NTA.

Downloading GPAT admit card 2020- The admit card of GPAT 2020 will be available for download by the candidates from December 24 onwards. The GPAT admit card shall be available in online mode through login.

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2020- GPAT 2020 exam will be conducted on January 24, 2020. The entrance examination will be a 'Computer-based test'.

Availability of GPAT Answer Key 2020- NTA is expected to release the official answer key, question paper and response sheet of GPAT 2020 shortly after GPAT 2020 is conducted. The last date to challenge the same will also be notified by NTA.

GPAT Result, merit list and final answer key 2020- NTA will be declaring the GPAT 2020 result on February 3. Candidates will require their login credentials to get access of the same and download their scorecard. Along with that, the GPAT merit list and final answer key will also be made available on the NTA website.

GPAT 2020 Important Dates (tentative)



GPAT 2020 notification release date

August 21, 2019

Online submission of GPAT 2020 application form starts

November 1, 2019

Last date of GPAT 2020 registration

November 30, 2019

Availability of GPAT 2020 admit card

December 24, 2019

GPAT 2020

January 24, 2020

Release of GPAT answer key
To be notified
Closing date of GPAT 2020 answer key
To be notified

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

February 3, 2020

Till 2018, GPAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). But from 2019 onwards, NTA started to conduct the GPAT. It was approved by the Union Cabinet in November 2017 as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization.

Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test is a postgraduate national level online entrance exam, and approximately 30,000 candidates appear every year for it. They compete for nearly 24,000 seats that are offered across 841 participating institutes.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GPAT Important Dates 2020

Question: How many students appeared for GPAT 2019?


In 2019, a total of 40649 candidates had appeared in GPAT exam, out of which, 4119 candidates could qualify the exam. 

Question: When should I start preparing for GPAT?


However this totally depends upon individual ability, students should dedicate at least 3 months of concentration preparing for GPAT exam.

Question: Which is the best book for GPAT?


Candidates aspiring for 2020 exam can go through best books for GPAT and prepare accordingly.

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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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