NTA GPAT 2021: Exam on February 27, Admit Card (Available), Answer Key, Result
NTA GPAT 2021: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) in the online mode on February 27. The authorities released the GPAT 2021 admit card at gpat.nta.nic.in for the registered aspirants. Candidates are advised to download the admit card as soon as possible and not wait until the day of the exam. NTA GPAT exam will be conducted for admission to 39,670 Master in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats in 800 participating institutes wherein 125 multiple choice questions will be asked from BPharm sections, with a total of 500 marks. After the conclusion of the exam, NTA will release the GPAT 2021 question papers along with the answer key. A link to download the same will be generated on this page, after its availability. Aspirants will be able to challenge the official GPAT 2021 answer key by paying Rs. 1000 per question.
Latest Updates for GPAT
- 3 days ago:
GPAT 2021 admit card released; download till exam date - February 27!
GPAT 2021 result will be released in the online mode. Date of which is yet to be released. Candidates who will qualify for the GPAT 2021 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. Read the article on NTA GPAT 2021 for more information on exam pattern, preparation tips, admission process, exam centres and other details.
NTA GPAT 2021 - Overview
|GPAT 2021 exam date||February 27, 2021|
Name of the Exam
Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test
NTA- National Testing Agency
Purpose of GPAT exam
Admission to postgraduate in Pharmacy (M. Pharm)
Mode of Exam
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Total number of Questions
NTA GPAT 2021 Important Dates
Candidates are advised to keep a track of the official dates related to NTA GPAT 2021 from the table mentioned below.
NTA GPAT Dates
Commencement of applications for GPAT 2021
December 23, 2020
Last date to fill application Form
|January 30, 2021|
Last date to upload documents and pay application fee
|January 31, 2021|
|Correction window||February 2 to 3, 2021|
Availability of admit card
|February 13, 2021|
GPAT exam date 2021
|February 27, 2021|
Question paper and candidate response sheet release
|To be notified|
Availability of answer key
|To be notified|
Declaration of GPAT result 2021
|To be notified|
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Highlights of NTA GPAT 2021
February 13, 2021: NTA has released the GPAT admit card 2021 on the official website. Only those candidates who have successfully registered for GPAT 2021 can download the hall ticket till exam date. Along with the admit card, NTA has announced GPAT exam date 2021, which is February 27, through an official notice. Check the NTA GPAT official notice below.
February 2, 2021: NTA has started the facility to edit the details in the application form using the GPAT 2021 registration correction window. Candidates can edit all the details in GPAT application form correction window 2021. Incorrect and incomplete GPAT registration will not be accepted and the candidature will be cancelled. A link to start GPAT application correction window 2021 is available above.
January 20, 2021: GPAT 2021 application form dates extended till January 30. On the other hand, the last revised date to pay the application fee has been extended till January 31.
December 23, 2020: The information brochure of GPAT 2021 has been released with changes mentioned below.
- Hike in application fee: GPAT application fee 2021 has been increased for all categories. The registration fee for General category boys is Rs. 2000, while for girls, it is Rs. 1000. Aspirants from OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/EWS categories (boys and girls) are required to pay Rs. 1000. While last year, the GPAT application fee for General/EWS/OBC-NCL was Rs. 1600 for boys and Rs. 800 for girls.
- GPAT exam centres increased: The number of exam cities of GPAT 2021 has been increased. This year, GPAT exam will be conducted in 121 major cities of India. As per the exam cities 12 cities have been added which includes - Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Bhuj, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Valsad/Vapi, Balasore (Baleswar), Bhawanipatna/Kalahandi, Jeypore/Koraput, Patiala/Fatehgarh Saheb and Haldwani.
December 23, 2020: GPAT 2021 application form and information brochure released at nta.gpat.nic.in. Check the link to GPAT application form above.
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 2021.
GPAT 2021 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 were asked to choose the four most preferred exam cities while filling the GPAT application form 2021. The final exam centre allotted by NTA mentioned on the candidate's GPAT admit card 2021.
NTA GPAT Exam Cities 2021
GPAT Exam city
GPAT Exam city
Candidates preparing for NTA GPAT 2021 should first understand the GPAT exam pattern 2021 before kick-starting with the preparation. It is sheer hard work, diligence and sincerity that will help candidates ace NTA GPAT 2021. 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 allegation method are commonly assessed in the form of numerical.
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 2021 is conducted when candidates are left with little time for revision.
Candidates must focus on the 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.
NTA GPAT Previous Year's Statistics
GPAT 2021 will be conducted on February 27 and the statistics for the same will be provided on this page after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can check the previous year's statistics for GPAT from the table mentioned below.
NTA GPAT 2020 Statistics
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTA GPAT 2021: Exam on February 27, Admit Card (Available), Answer Key, Result
Question: Since NTA GPAT 2021 is computer-based, can I appear for the exam from any computer?
No, the candidate can only attempt NTA GPAT 2021 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 2021. 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 2021.
Question: I just completed class XII. Can I appear for NTA GPAT 2021?
No. GPAT is an entrance examination for the PG course in Pharmacy. According to the GPAT eligibility criteria 2021, 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 2021?
While filling the GPAT application form 2021, you will be able to choose three cities in order of preference. Accordingly, NTA will allocate a suitable exam centre to you.
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Questions related to GPAT
hello sir... do I need GPAT exam marks to get admission in DIPSAR?
There are two different categories of students who apply to DIPSAR for M.pharm.
People who are Resident of Delhi - 85 % Quota
People from Rest of India- 15 % Quota
So there are two criteria!
For Delhi people there is a merit list which takes into consideration the 2nd,3rd and Final year B.pharm marks along with GPAT rank.
Hope this helps. All the best.
GPAT 2021 payment button in not working, cant enter the payment options, today is the late date ,what should I do, please help me
The last date to upload documents and pay the application fee is January 31, 2021. As it is the last day there will be some delay in response in the site due to traffic. We recommend you to please logout and login using your credentials in the candidate login portal and try to pay the application fee. Please verify details before submitted the application.
Today is the late date of fee submitionof GPAT 2021 but its not working,what should I do, please help me
The payment point don't working,I clicked the payment button but nothing shows
hi my GPAT application form pay examination fee isnot responding since morning is it due to server problem or there may be other issues and is there a way to solve it
Hello student as today's the last date to pay the examination fees of GPAT there's a lot of traffic on the portal. It's because of technical issue. I request you to try with a good speed internet connection and make the payment.
Incase if you're facing any difficulties - contact the authorities on firstname.lastname@example.org 0120-6895200
Feel free to comment if you've any doubt
Is there any attempt limit for gpat exam like one candidate should write the exam only 2 times or 3 times
There is no limit on the number of attempts for GPAT exam. There is no age bar for taking GPAT 2021 entrance examination.
The Candidate must be an Indian citizen and must hold a 4 year course in Pharmacy after 10+2 from a recognized university.
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