GPAT Study Material 2020
Ridhi.Khurana, 02 Dec 2019, #GPAT
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GPAT Study Material 2020- The aspirants of Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) have paced up their search for GPAT 2020 study material. The reason behind this search is that National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced exam dates for GPAT 2020. The exam is to be conducted on January 28, 2020 for which, applications can be made till December 10, 2019. Candidates need to go through the GPAT study material religiously to affirm success in GPAT exam. The study material of GPAT 2020 consists of reference books, mock tests, sample papers, etc. Candidates need to understand the GPAT exam pattern before getting started with GPAT study material 2020. Success in GPAT 2020, like any other examination, depends upon the study sources referred to by candidates. Thus, the cruciality of GPAT 2020 study material can be well understood. The article below provides more details regarding GPAT study material 2019.
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GPAT Exam Pattern 2020

Mode of exam

CBT (Online)

Maximum Marks


Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Duration of exam

3 hours

Number of questions


Marking scheme

For every correct answer= +4

For every incorrect answer= -1

GPAT Syllabus 2020

Candidates must be fully aware of the GPAT 2020 syllabus before beginning their preparation. The syllabus of GPAT 2020 contains all the topics that are to be assessed in the GPAT 2020 online exam. Read below to view the list of subjects included in the GPAT syllabus 2020-

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

GPAT 2020 Study Material

Candidates can refer to the list below to find out the best study material of GPAT 2020. The GPAT study material 2020 mentions the frequently asked questions and topics that every candidate must focus on. Other than subject books, candidates must choose the right GPAT 2020 study material for efficient preparation so that they get an edge over others.

GPAT Best Books

As preparation is the most crucial phase for any examination apart from other procedural formalities, here are the best books for GPAT to be referred by candidates planning to appear for GPAT 2020. Candidates are advised to be updates with the syllabus and then prepare for the examination so that there is no scope for confusion and wastage of time.


Name of the Book and Author


Pharmaceutical Analysis

The Science and Practice of Pharmacy by Joseph P. Remington

Pharmaceutical Press

Health Education & Community Pharmacy: For First Year Diploma by N. S. Parmar



GPAT: A Companion by Nazma N. Inamdar

Career Publications

Pharmaceutics: The Science of Dosage Form Design by Michael E. Aulton

Churchill Livingstone


Text Book of Pharmacognosy by Dr. C.K. Kokate

Nirali Prakashan

The Pearson Guide to GPAT and Other Entrance Examination in Pharmacy by Akaberi Shah Baser

Pearson Education


Organic Chemistry by Morison and Boyd

Prentice Hall PTR

Physical Chemistry by Dr. R.R. Misra



Biochemistry by A.L. Lehninger

Kalyani Publishers

Biochemistry by Satyanarayana

Elsevier India


Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics by Goodman and Gilman


Basic and Clinical Pharmacology by Katzung


GPAT Question Papers 2020

Candidates must go through the GPAT question papers to be familiar with the exam pattern, weightage of marks, etc. Practicing from question papers of GPAT will help students hone their time management skills.

GPAT Question Papers 2020

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GPAT Study Material 2020

Question: How do I prepare for GPAT 2020?


Candidates aspiring for the exam should refer the GPAT Preparation tips and prepare accordingly.

Question: What is the syllabus of GPAT 2020?


There are multiple topics like physical chemistry, pharmacognosy, organic chemistry, etc covered under the GPAT syllabus which students should go through while preparing for the exam.

Question: What is GPAT score?


The marks obtained by a candidate in GPAT exam is termed as GPAT score. There are around 800 AICTE approved institutions that accept GPAT score.

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dear teacher ,Iam interested in doing B pharmacy but unfortunately I cant submit the form of GPAT .What should i do now ?Please help me


Utkarsha you need not worry if you could not fill for GPAT as there are many other exams too through which you can apply for a B.Pharma course and they are still accepting applications/ would start accepting applications in a few days.

  • BITSAT- Application starts tentatively in January 2020
  • GUJCET (Gujarat)- Application will be accepted from 25 January to 16 February 2020 tentatively.
  • GCET (Goa)- 1 March to 10 March 2020 tentatively
  • KCET (Karnataka)- 1 February to 20 March 2020 tentatively
  • MAHACET (Maharashtra)- 1 January to 23 March 2020 tentatively
  • GITAM GAT- 20 November 2019 to 30 March 2020
  • MET (Manipal)- 5 October 2019 to 15 March 2020
  • UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh)- 23 January to 25 March 2020 tentatively.

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Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 13th Dec, 2019


see gpat exam is the gateway entrance test for admission in m.pharma course, once you clear the exam and enrolled for it , you can get the scholarship and to get scholarship you candidature, college id is also needed, and scholarship scheme will started from at the beginning of first year. if you are in second year and have qualified gpat, you are not eligible to get scholarship in that particular institute. but if you take admission in any other colleges in first year m.pharma course,,based on current year score you may get scholarship.


is gpat useful for cosmetic science courses/

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 13th Dec, 2019


see gpat is the entrance test for admission in master of pharmaceutical courses. cosmetics science dont fall in m.pharma course. you may do post graduate or msc in cosmetics science after bachelors degree in relevant discipline. there is two years in cosmetic science course offers by sandip university, maharastra, students who have completed their undergraduate in pharmacy, cosmetology, medicine and related fields can opt for this course.

follow the below link to know in details,


i have opted general oc category in gpat application by mistake but i do belong to EWC CATEGORY. so in order to change it can i re apply using another registration with new ID? Please reply fast as one more day has left for application.

Sanjanaleekha 8th Dec, 2019

Hi there,

It has been clearly stated in the guidelines of filling GPAT application form that multiple applications by one candidate is bound to be rejected and also that no corrections are allowed in the information furnished by the candidate once application form is submitted. For your reference, i have attached the link to the instructions for your reference


Good evening sir/mam I m now giving the exam of 3rd year semVI... Till the gpat exam I will qualify 3rd year... so can I appear for gpat 2020..??? 7th Dec, 2019

Hello there! Hope you are doing good!

Yes you can give the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) exam as the results also take time to be out and the scores remain valid for 3 years since the attempt.

Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future!

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