GPAT Question Papers 2020
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GPAT Question Papers 2020 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to release the GPAT 2020 question paper a few days after the GPAT exam is conducted in the form of answer key. The question paper of GPAT consists of questions distributed in all the sections provided in the GPAT 2020 syllabus. Candidates aspiring for GPAT 2020 should refer to the previous year GPAT 2020 question papers. This shall make them aware of their weakness in conceptual learning as well as understand the focus points. Those candidates who practice the GPAT question papers on a regular basis till appearing for the examination enhance their chances of success in the entrance examination.

NTA has announced the exam dates for GPAT 2020 on August 21, 2019. As per the official notification, NTA shall conduct the GPAT 2020 examination on January 24, 2020 and the applications for the same will be released on November 1, 2019 in online mode. The last date to fill the same will be November 30, 2019.

Latest: NTA releases schedule for GPAT 2020; exam to be conducted on January 24, 2020.

GPAT 2020 Test Practice Centres

NTA has established Test Practice Centres (TPCs) all over India for aspiring candidates, especially those living in rural regions to familiarize themselves with the online mode of GPAT. Students can visit these TPCs, and practice and train themselves free of cost. The experienced, qualified and professional Nodal officer and staff will be available to help and motivate the students, clear their doubts and solve their problems.

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Memory based questions from GPAT 2020

  1. Mesh size in lycopodium spore method is ....?
  2. The pungency of zingiber rhizomes due to which components?
  3. pH calculation by Henderson hasselbatch 0.1M NaOH 50ml in 100ml 0.1M ch3cooH..pka acetic acid was given
  4. What is SFI index full form?
  5. What is the HPMC use?
  6. What is Biological source of shellac?
  7. Wolf Kisner reaction was given ...… identification of that reaction
  8. HNO3+H2So4 =?
  9. Size of lycopodium spores
  10. Aneurysm is ....?
  11. Amylopectin reacts with iodine gives ….. colour?
  12. Clotting factors activated by Vitamin K is ....?
  13. Identify the reaction order given (there may be the 2nd order equation)
  14. Calculation of Css I.V…equation (from biopharmaceutics section)
  15. Scavenger cell also called?
  16. Graves disease causes?
  17. Identify Alpha 1 blockers?
  18. Characteristics of microemulsion are ...?
  19. Pair of alpha2 blockers
  20. Timolol structure
  21. Van gierks disease occurs due to?
  22. Hospital formulary question
  23. Medline databases are?
  24. Identify false statement on Calcitrol
  25. 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor?
  26. Soda ash also called as?
  27. Antiviral property of neem due to?
  28. What is ELISA?
  29. Identify differentiated product from paracetamol, Zantac, ranitidine, isoniazid
  30. pM indicators used in ??
  31. Non-Newtonian viscometer
  32. Travellers diarrhoea treated with?
  33. Which one of the following is not anti Tb drug ( streptomycin, gentamicin, isoniazid, clotrimazole )
  34. What is Suture?
  35. Avicel also know as?
  36. Carboxymethyl cellulose used as in tablet?
  37. Purpose of barometric leg in jet condenser?
  38. Uses of the chemical compound obtained from red scill ( rodenticide )
  39. Is microscopy observed in Alzheimer’s disease?
  40. To identify a protein, which probe is used?

GPAT Question Papers

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Benefits of Solving GPAT Question Papers

  • GPAT question papers give an idea about the repeated questions or trend of questions being asked over the last years in the exam. This way candidates come to know what topics require more focus.

  • Candidates will be able to work on weak areas with regular practice of previous year question papers.

  • GPAT question papers also enable candidates to work on their speed, efficiency and time management skills which are important while appearing for the exam.

GPAT Exam Pattern 2020

GPAT 2020 was conducted for three hours in the computer-based mode in a single session. Students can check the exam pattern of GPAT 2020 as prescribed by the NTA in the table below:

GPAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam mode

Computer Based Online Test

Exam duration

3 hours

Number of questions


Maximum Marks


Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Mark for correct Answer


Mark for incorrect Answer


GPAT Syllabus 2020

The questions in the exam were asked from GPAT syllabus prescribed by NTA. The syllabus of GPAT 2020 mentions the subjects and their topics from which questions are asked for the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test.

GPAT syllabus includes topics from following subjects-

  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Pharmacy
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Biochemistry

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GPAT Question Papers 2020

Question: How many questions will be there in GPAT 2020?


There will be 125 questions in total carrying 4 marks each. 

Question: What is the GPAT 2020 exam duration?


The exam will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours on January 24, 2020. 

Question: Will there be any breaks during the exam?


No, the exam will be conducted in one go, for straight 3 hours. 

Question: What are the exam dates fro GPAT 2020?


The GPAT 2020 exam will be conducted on January 24, 2020. Candidates can check the GPAT important dates to ensure all the events.

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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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