NTA GPAT 2020
NTA GPAT 2020: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the result of GPAT 2020 on January 4 in PDF format. A direct link to check NTA GPAT result 2020 from the link available on this page. The final NTA GPAT 2020 answer key has also been released by the authority on January 4, which can be downloaded below. The authority conducted the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test - GPAT 2020 exam on January 28. Earlier, NTA had released the official GPAT answer key 2020 on January 30. Aspirants had to challenge the official GPAT answer key 2020 till February 2 by paying Rs. 1000 per question. NTA GPAT question papers & response sheet has been released on January 29, 2020. A link to download GPAT response sheet & question papers 2020 is available below. A total of 50,747 (228 PwD) candidates had appeared for NTA GPAT 2020 for admission to around 39,670 M.Pharm seats offered across India.
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GPAT exam contained 125 objective type questions focusing more on the topics from B.Pharm. Four marks will be awarded for every correct answer, while one mark will be deducted as a negative response. Candidates qualifying the GPAT 2020 entrance examination will be eligible for counselling process, which will be conducted by the respective institutes across the country. Qualified candidates will be required to apply separately in NTA GPAT participating institutes as per the cutoff scores released by the respective colleges. GPAT application form was available from November 1 to December 10, 2019. Read the article on NTA GPAT 2020 for more information on exam pattern, preparation tips, admission process, exam centres and other details.
NTA GPAT Statistics
NTA GPAT 2020 - Overview
Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test
Commonly known as
National Testing Agency (NTA)
NTA GPAT 2020: Important Dates
NTA GPAT 2020 Notification
August 21, 2019
Commencement of GPAT Registration
November 1, 2019
Last date to submit NTA GPAT 2020 application form
December 10, 2019
Availability of Admit Card
December 24, 2019
NTA GPAT Online Exam 2020
January 28, 2020
|Question paper and candidate response sheet release||January 29, 2020|
|GPAT answer key||January 30, 2020 - Released|
|Challenge official answer key||February 3, 2020|
Declaration of Result
February 7, 2020
All about NTA GPAT 2020 - Video
Highlights of NTA GPAT 2020
GPAT 2020 question paper and candidate response sheet: The authorities have released question paper and candidate response sheet of GPAT 2020 which can be accessed by using login credentials
NTA GPAT 2020 exam: NTA has successfully concluded GPAT 2020 on January 28 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Coaching institutes can release the unofficial answer key soon, which will be made available on this page.
Arrangements for GPAT exam: As per the notice released on January 27, 2020, NTA has set up 2933 cameras, 3640 jammers, 19 regional, 2 national and 105 city coordinators and 250 observers for the security of entrance exam. Click here to read the notice.
Advisory for GPAT NTA 2020: The conducting authority has released the advisory for GPAT candidates mentioning the basic exam guidelines, what or what not to carry, do's and don'ts and other instructions to be followed on the day of exam. To read GPAT advisory, Click here
Mode of Exam: According to NTA, GPAT 2020 is a computer-based entrance exam consisting of 125 MCQs. Candidates will be required to attempt all the questions within a duration of three hours.
Frequency of the Exam: Unlike JEE Main, NTA GPAT 2020 is conducted once a year in a single session.
Age Limit: There is no age bar announced by authorities related to candidates applying for NTA GPAT 2020.
Application Fees: Those wanting to apply for NTA GPAT 2020 will have to pay a sum of Rs. 1400. However, for female and PwD candidates, there is a 50% reduction in the NTA GPAT application fee.
Test Practice Centres (TPCs): NTA has established TPCs in rural areas to help familiarize the students with the online mode of exam. Candidates will be required to register to avail such services of NTA.
Syllabus and Difficulty level: NTA has not yet introduced any major changes in the syllabus of GPAT 2020. Hence, it is speculated that there would not be any rise in the difficulty level as well.
Exam Centres: NTA GPAT 2020 will be conducted across 58 cities. Candidates will be required to carry their NTA GPAT admit card, an original photo identity proof, caste and/ or disability certificate (if applicable). Any type of watches and electronic devices, such as cellular phone, mobile, pager, calculator, etc. are prohibited inside the NTA GPAT exam centres.
NTA GPAT Test Practice Centres 2020
NTA has brought together various schools, institutes and other government bodies to register as TPCs. These TPCs are set up for the convenience of NTA GPAT 2020 candidates, especially those belonging to rural backgrounds. TPCs function in weekends to help familiarize each and every candidate with the examination process of computer-based tests. The NTA TPCs have a downloaded Computer Based Test (CBT) exactly like the actual GPAT 2020. Candidates can understand the process of logging in, viewing the exam instructions, using the mouse and keyboard, navigating between questions, editing, reviewing and submitting their answers. The facility of TPCs has been provided free of cost by NTA.
The team of education administrators, researchers, experts, and assessment developers under NTA have been familiarized with the previous years’ exam pattern. Hence, the syllabus and difficulty level did not undergo any major changes. Candidates can check the table below to know the syllabus of NTA GPAT 2020:
GPAT 2020 Syllabus
- Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
- Physical Chemistry
- Physical Pharmacy
- Organic Chemistry
- Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Pharmaceutical Analysis
- Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
- Pharmaceutical Management
- Pharmaceutical Engineering
Candidates are asked to choose the four most preferred exam cities while filling the GPAT application form 2020. The final exam centre allotted by NTA will be mentioned on the candidate's GPAT admit card 2020.
NTA GPAT Exam Cities 2020
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GPAT Exam city
Candidates preparing for NTA GPAT 2020 should first understand the GPAT exam pattern 2020 before kick-starting with the preparation. It is sheer hard work, diligence and sincerity that will help candidates ace NTA GPAT 2020. Some of the GPAT experts and previous years’ toppers have sworn by a few studying tips and tricks that will definitely help future aspirants as well. To know the same, candidates can check the list below:
Numerical questions must be practised thoroughly every day. Topics like depression in freezing point, biopharmaceutics, dose on the basis of body weight and age, and alligation method are commonly assessed in the form of numericals.
Learn and remember all the formulae by heart.
Try to make short notes and flash-cards for vital topics like Pharmacognosy, Organic Chemistry, Mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy, etc. Doing so will prove beneficial in the last few days before NTA GPAT 2020 is conducted when candidates are left with little time for revision.
Candidates must focus on uses, mechanisms and unique side effects of various drugs. One can make use of abbreviations in order to remember the names.
It must be ensured that candidates strengthen their hold on basic concepts. This will help them understand tougher sections and eventually complete the syllabus on time. While making a time-table for studying, candidates must allot some time for revision so that they can retain all that they have learnt throughout the day.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTA GPAT 2020
Question: Since NTA GPAT 2020 is computer-based, can I appear for the exam from any computer?
No, the candidate can only attempt NTA GPAT 2020 from a pre-assigned computer at one of the exam centres.
Question: Is there any negative marking for GPAT?
Yes, candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer whereas every incorrect answer will deduct one mark. Total number of questions in the exam are 125 and maximum marks to be scored are 500.
Question: I have already appeared for GPAT before but I am not satisfied with my rank so I want to attempt NTA GPAT 2020. Is there any bar on the number of trials for this entrance exam?
No, NTA has not specified any maximum limit of attempts for GPAT 2020.
Question: I just completed class XII. Can I appear for NTA GPAT 2020?
No. GPAT is an entrance examination for PG course in Pharmacy. According to the GPAT eligibility criteria 2020, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy.
Question: How many choices do I get while selecting an exam conducting city for NTA GPAT 2020?
While filling the GPAT application form 2020, you will be able to choose three cities in order of preference. Accordingly, NTA will allocate a suitable exam centre to you.
Question: How many sessions will NTA GPAT 2020 be conducted in?
NTA will conduct GPAT 2020 on January 28 in one session.
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Questions related to GPAT
hello sir, hope you doing well im a pharmacy student sir i just want to ask the best book for gpat
Here I am mentioning some of the best books for GPAT below -
1. The Pearson Guide to GPAT and other entrance examination in Pharmacy by Akaberi Shah Baser
2. GPAT cracker by Dr. Sanjar Alam and others
3. GPAT : A Companies by Nazma N. Inamdar
4. Synopsis for GPAT by Dr. Surendra H. Bodakhe, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Prof. Vijay Juyal Dr. Munish Ahuja
Hope you will find this answer useful,
All the best!
HELLO SIR, IM COMPLETE MY B.SC .IN A GRADE SOO IM ELIGILABE FOR GPAT OR NOT? PLEASE TELL ME
GPAT is national level exam conducted for admission to various postgraduate programs in pharmacy and as per its eligibility criteria candidates need to have passed BPharm of four years duration from a recognized University. Those who are in the final year of BPharm too are eligible to apply. For more details regarding this, you may consider visiting our page at https://www.google.com/amp/s/pharmacy.careers360.com/articles/gpat-eligibility-criteria/amp
what is the cutoff marks in GPAT. JNTU Hyderabad for m.pharmacy
M Pharmacy, or Master of Pharmacy, is a postgraduate degree in the field of pharmaceutical science and its related subjects, having a number of specializations such as pharmacology, pharmaceutics, and many more.
The M Pharm course duration is 2 years, spread over 4 semesters, whose syllabus includes subjects such as Drug Delivery System, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacognosy, Regulatory Affairs, etc.
This is a highly pursued professional course whose minimum eligibility is that the interested students must have completed a B Pharmacy course from a college recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).
For more details regarding cutoff please visit the link given below:
Gpat entrance exam for B. PHARM details wanted.
Hello student I'm sorry to inform you but GPAT entrance examination is not for B.pharma course its for Master's in Pharmacy.
GPAT entrance examination is a national level entrance examination for admission into Master's in Pharmacy programmes. GPAT is conducted by NTA in January every Year.
Eligibility - Candidates must hold a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (4years after class 12). Candidates who're in their final year are also eligible.
For more updates refer to the link mentioned below - https://pharmacy.careers360.com/exams/gpat
Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
Gpat full syllabus detail sir mujhe study ke liye gpat ki book chayie please available for me
The syllabus of the Graduate pharmacy admission test is released is given by the national testing agency.The syllabus of the GPAT is based on the pharmaceutics and its subtopics.
These are the subjects of what you can get idea about the topics and contents:- physical chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, etc.
Here are the some basic tips and tricks which helps you to be self motivated during the preparation time:-
- Get well deep knowledge with basic concepts.
- Make your strategy a realistic and effective plan.
- Understand the exam pattern.
- Prepare short notes and get to know about the contents.
- Solve mock tests papers and previous year papers.
Here are the some books which are well written by the authors and are rated and reviewed by the students which you follow for your prepration:-
|Name of the book||Authors|
|Trease and Evan's Pharmacognosy||William Charles Evans|
|Text Book of Pharmacognosy||Treas and Evans|
|The Pearson Guide to GPAT||Umang Shah|
|Pharmacognosy||C K Kokat|
Hope you got your answer so prepare well!!!
ALL THE BEST!!
if you have any query feel free to ask!!