GPAT Syllabus 2019

GPAT Syllabus
GPAT Syllabus 2019 - Candidates who are appearing for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test must follow GPAT 2019 syllabus to effectively prepare for the exam. National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the syllabus for of GPAT 2019 on November 1 when the application process starts. GPAT syllabus 2019 includes subject-wise topics and sub-topics, specified by the authorities that will be covered in the exam. The syllabus, therefore, is a must to know for those who are appearing for GPAT. By referring to the syllabus, students can make a routine and follow it religiously. Go through this article to get complete information on GPAT syllabus 2019.


GPAT 2019 is a national level entrance exam for admission into M.Pharm programmes. Till 2018, GPAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), but National Testing Agency (NTA) will conducting the same from 2019. The exam is a computer based one and held for three hours in a single session. The score of GPAT is accepted by all AICTE-approved institutions, University and colleges.


GPAT Syllabus 2019

Candidates can refer to the table below to know the syllabus of GPAT. The syllabus can help them know the scoring areas topics to cover and they can make their study plan accordingly.


GPAT 2019 Syllabus




Drugs acting on urinary system, General Pharmacology, Pharmacology of cardiovascular system, Pharmacology of Endocrine system, Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system, Chemotherapy, Autacoids and their Antagonists, Drugs acting on Respiratory system, Pharmacology of central nervous System

Physical Chemistry

Thermodynamics, Chemical Equillibria, Composition & physical states of matter, Colligative Properties, Phase rule, Refractive index, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Ionic equilibrium

Physical  Pharmacy

Surface and interfacial phenomenon, Viscosity and rheology,  Matter, properties of matter, Micromeritics and powder rheology, Dispersion systems, Complexation, Buffer

Organic Chemistry

Aromaticity & aromatic chemistry, Different aromatic classes of compounds, General principles, Different classes of compounds, Protection & deprotection of groups, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons , Carbonyl Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Therapeutic classes of drugs, Drug metabolism, Various classes of therapeutic agents, Pharmaceutical Impurities, Monographs, Isotopes, Different classes of therapeutic drugs, Different classes of therapeutic drugs,


Pharmacy Profession, Introduction to Pharmaceuticals, ADME, Sources of drug information, Allopathic dosage form, Crude extract, Introduction to dosage form, Route of administration, Allergenic extract, Ayurvedic system of medicine, Homeopathic system of medicine


Introductory Pharmacognosy, Classification of crude drugs, Sources of crude drugs, Introduction to phytoconstituents, Principles of plant classification, Factors influencing quality of crude drugs, Techniques in microscopy, Pharmaceutical aids, Animal products, Plant products, Toxic drugs

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Importance of quality control in pharmacy, Precipitation titrations, Complexometric titrations, Gravimetry, Acid-base titrations, Non-aqueous titrations, Oxidation- reduction titrations, Miscellaneous methods of analysis, Calibration, Extraction techniques, Potentiometry, General principles of spectroscopy


Biological oxidations & reductions, Cell, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Vitamins, Enzymes, Nucleic acids, Hereditary diseases

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GPAT Exam Pattern 2019



Exam mode


Exam duration

3 hours

Total Questions


Maximum Marks


Types of Questions

Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Marks per question

4 marks each question

Negative marking

One mark will be deducted from the total score for every wrong response.

GPAT Question Papers

Candidates should solve the previous year question papers to analyse their preparation levels. Candidates can download the question paper and start practising to hone their preparation. Solving the question paper will help them know the question pattern and type, and prepare effectively for GPAT 2019.


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