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NBE GPAT 2024 - Result (Soon), Answer Key (Out), Cutoff, Counselling

NBE GPAT 2024 - Result (Soon), Answer Key (Out), Cutoff, Counselling

Edited By Manisha Tiwari | Updated on Jul 08, 2024 11:49 AM IST | #GPAT

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) entrance examination, which serves as the gateway for admission to Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) programs. The NBE conducted the GPAT 2024 on June 8. As per the latest update, the GPAT result has been announced on July 8 at natboard.edu.in. Candidates can check their scores and All India merit rank through GPAT 2024 result. A direct link to check the GPAT 2024 result is provided below.

GPAT full form is Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. The NBE released the GPAT notification 2024 along with information brochure on the official website, natboard.edu.in. Eligible candidates had to fill GPAT application form. Graduates who wished to appear for the examination had to complete the application form by the specified GPAT application form 2024 last date. Additionally, candidates had the opportunity to make necessary amendments to their application forms within the designated GPAT 2024 correction window, specifically for selected fields.

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Candidates who had completed the application form with accurate information were issued GPAT 2024 admit cards. The GPAT examination was conducted in single shift. The GPAT exam took place from 2 PM to 5 PM. Following the examination, the NBE released the provisional GPAT 2024 answer key, along with the question papers, within a few days. Candidates had the opportunity to challenge the GPAT answer key released by the NBE by submitting a fee of Rs 200 for each questioned item.

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Upon reviewing the challenges raised by candidates, the NBE published the GPAT 2024 final answer key. The GPAT result 2024 will be announced in the form of a scorecard, encompassing essential details such as the candidate's particulars, achieved scores (out of 500), percentile ranking, cutoff scores, and additional pertinent information. To qualify for the examination, candidates featured in the result must attain the GPAT cut-off marks as stipulated by the NBE.

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Candidates who will qualify for the GPAT entrance examination will be eligible for the counselling process, which will be conducted by the respective institutes across the country. Qualified candidates will be required to apply separately in NBE GPAT participating institutes as per the cutoff scores released by the respective colleges. Read the article on GPAT 2024 for more information on exam patterns, preparation tips, admission process, exam centres and other details.

NBEMS GPAT 2024: Overview

Particulars

Details

Name of the Exam

Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test

Common name

GPAT

Conducting Authority

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Exam level

National

Purpose of GPAT exam

Admission to postgraduate in Pharmacy (M. Pharm)

Mode of Exam

Online

Exam Type

Computer-based test

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Total number of Questions

125

GPAT total marks
500

Exam Duration

3 hours

GPAT 2024: Important Dates

Candidates are advised to keep a track of the official dates related to GPAT 2024 from the table mentioned below.

NBE GPAT dates

Events

Important dates

Commencement of registrations for GPAT 2024

April 19, 2024

Last date to fill application form

May 8, 2024

Last date to upload documents and pay the application fee

May 8, 2024 (Till 11: 55 PM)

Correction window

May 11 to 14, 2024
Edit window to rectify deficient/incorrect images
May 28 to 30, 2024

Availability of admit card

June 3, 2024

GPAT 2024 exam date

June 8, 2024

Release of provisional GPAT answer key and question papers

June 14, 2024

Challenge GPAT answer key date

June 15 to 17, 2024

Final GPAT 2024 Answer Key

July 8, 2024

GPAT result 2024

July 8, 2024

GPAT 2024 exam analysis

GPAT 2024 exam analysis help the candidates understand the difficulty level, type, and number of questions asked from the syllabus in the exam. As per the previous year's GPAT exam analysis by experts, "the overall difficulty level of the question paper in both shifts was moderate. The experts also added that the the GPAT question paper exhibited a well-organized format and encompassed crucial aspects of pharmacy. The questions aimed to assess candidates' understanding and analytical skills. The experts noted that the paper did not contain any significant unexpected elements. It is anticipated that the GPAT cutoff will exceed that of the previous year."

GPAT statistics 2024

The authority releases statistics of NBE GPAT 2024. The same will be updated here after the availability. Meanwhile, candidates can check previous years GPAT statistics from the tables below.

GPAT result statistics 2023: Registered candidates

Gender

General

Gen- EWS

OBC- NCL

(Central List)

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

10189

15424

3394

4035

1096

93

34231

Male

7123

16925

5124

3887

920

228

34207

Transgender

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

Total

17313

32349

8518

7922

2016

321

68439

GPAT 2023: Appeared candidates

Gender

General

Gen- EWS

OBC- NCL

(Central List)

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

9024

13939

3112

3627

997

87

30786

Male

6589

15564

4751

3547

825

213

31489

Transgender

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

15613

29503

7863

7174

1822

300

62275

GPAT result statistics 2022: Registered candidates

Gender

General

Gen- EWS

OBC- NCL

(Central List)

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

8866

2554

11698

3024

803

78

27023

Male

6213

3709

12658

2749

764

184

26277

Transgender

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

Total

15080

6263

24357

5773

1567

262

53302

GPAT 2022: Appeared candidates

Gender

General

Gen- EWS

OBC- NCL

(Central List)

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

8259

2407

10910

2831

746

69

25222

Male

6005

3601

12193

2589

732

164

25282

Transgender

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

Total

14265

6008

23104

5420

1478

233

50508

GPAT statistics 2021

GPAT-stats

GPAT 2020 statistics

Particulars

General

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total (PwD)

Male

8807

958

9480

2797

733

22775 (149)

Female

11756

883

11433

3097

802

27971 (79)

Transgender

-

-

1

-

-

1 (--)

Total

20563

1841

20914

5894

1535

50747 (228)

GPAT syllabus 2024

Candidates can check the table below to know the syllabus of GPAT 2024.

GPAT 2024 syllabus

  • 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 exam centres 2024

Candidates need to choose the four most preferred exam cities while filling the GPAT application form 2024. The final GPAT exam centre allotted by NBE is mentioned on the candidate's admit card.

GPAT exam cities 2024

S.No

City

S.No

City


Agra

59

Kurnool


Ahmedabad/

Gandhinagar

60

Latur


Ahmednagar

61

Lucknow


Aizawl

62

Madurai


Ajmer

63

Meerut


Akola

64

Mehsana


Aligarh

65

Mumbai/Navi

Mumbai


Ambajogai

66

Muzaffarnagar


Ambala

67

Muzaffarpur


Amravati

68

Mysuru

(Mysore)


Amritsar

69

Nagpur


Arrah

70

Naharlagun


Asansol

71

Nanded


Balasore

72

Nashik


Bareilly

73

Nellore


Bhatinda

74

Palghar


Belagavi

75

Panaji


Beed

76

Patiala


Bengaluru

77

Patna


Bhagalpur

78

Parbhani


Bhandara

79

Pune


Bhilai Nagar

80

Purnea


Bhopal

81

Raigad


Bhubaneswar

82

Rajahmundry


Bikaner

83

Rajkot


Buldhana

84

Rourkela


Chandrapur

85

Salem


Chennai

86

Samba


Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad)

87

Sambalpur


Coimbatore

88

Sangli


Darbhanga

89

Satara


Delhi NCR

90

Satna


Dhanbad

91

Shillong


Dhule

92

Shivamogga

(Shimoga)


Dibrugarh

93

Sikar


Ernakulam

94

Silchar


Guwahati

95

Siliguri


Gwalior

96

Sinnar


Haldwani (UK)

97

Solapur


Hamirpur (HP)

98

Surat


Hazaribagh

99

Tezpur


Hyderabad

100

Thane


Jabalpur

101

Thrissur


Jalgaon

102

Tiruchirappalli


Jalna

103

Tirunelveli


Jammu

104

Tirupathi


Jamshedpur

105

Udaipur


Jodhpur

106

Vadodara


Jorhat

107

Vasai


Kakinada

108

Vellore


Kalyani

109

Vijayawada


Kannur

110

Visakhapatnam


Kanpur

111

Vizianagaram


Karimnagar

112

Wardha


Kashti

113

Yavatmal


Kohlapur




Kolkata




Kottayam


GPAT 2024 preparation tips

Candidates preparing for the pharmacy test should first understand the GPAT exam pattern 2024 before the preparation. It is sheer hard work, diligence and sincerity that will help candidates ace GPAT 2024.

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 GPAT preparation tips, 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 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 GPAT 2024 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 timetable 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)

1. Since GPAT 2024 is computer-based, can I appear for the exam from any computer?

No, the candidate can only attempt GPAT 2024 from a pre-assigned computer at one of the exam centres.

2. Is there any negative marking for GPAT?

Yes, candidates will be given 4 marks for every correct answer whereas 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

3. I have already appeared for GPAT before but I am not satisfied with my rank so I want to attempt GPAT 2024. Is there any bar on the number of trials for this entrance exam?

No, NBE has not specified any maximum limit of attempts for GPAT 2024.

4. I just completed class XII. Can I appear for GPAT 2024?

No. GPAT is an entrance examination for the PG course in Pharmacy. Therefore, having a bachelor’s degree is required to appear for GPAT 2024.  

5. How many choices do I get while selecting an exam conducting city for GPAT 2024?

While filling the GPAT application form 2024, candidates were able to choose three cities in order of preference. Accordingly, allocates a suitable exam centre to the candidates.

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Questions related to GPAT

Have a question related to GPAT ?

Focus on building a strong foundation in core pharmacy subjects like Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,

  • Pay close attention in class, take good notes, and revise regularly.
  • Utilize reference textbooks recommended by your teachers or standard pharmacy textbooks.

    Continue strengthening your core knowledge while gradually introducing GPAT-specific preparation

    Start practicing with mock tests and solving previous years' GPAT question papers. This will help you understand the exam format, marking scheme, and identify your strengths and weaknesses.

    Supplement your studies with reference books specifically designed for GPAT preparation. These books will provide targeted practice questions, solved examples, and important concepts for the exam.

    Explore online resources like question banks, video lectures, and online coaching platforms (optional) that can offer additional support and practice material.

  • Intensify your preparation closer to the exam:

    Revise all core pharmacy subjects and key concepts from your previous GPAT preparation efforts Practice solving mock tests and sample papers under timed conditions to develop effective time management skills for the actual exam. Keep yourself updated with the latest advancements in pharmacy through journals, news articles, or attending relevant seminars (if possible).

    https://pharmacy.careers360.com/download/ebooks/all-about-gpat

    I hope it helps1

Hello,

Yes, PharmD students are eligible to take the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT). GPAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to postgraduate pharmacy courses in various institutions across India. PharmD students can apply for GPAT and should check the official website of GPAT for registration details and eligibility criteria.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

Hello,


Yes, you can appear for the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) if you are studying B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. GPAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to postgraduate pharmacy programs (M.Pharm) in various colleges and universities across India.


Hope this helps,

Thank you

Dear aspirant !!

Hope you are doing good !

Candidates must have a master degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks to be eligible for admission to PhD programs at NIPER Hyderabad . Students must have a valid NIPER JEE/GPAT/GATE/NET-JRF score.

hope it helps you !


Hii There,

I hope the below steps will help you and guide you for GPAT 2025 Exam:

  1. Comprehend the Exam: Familiarize yourself with the GPAT exam's structure, syllabus, and scoring system to gain a clear understanding of what to anticipate.

  2. Develop a Study Plan: Establish a study timetable that encompasses all GPAT syllabus topics. Allocate time for each subject and devise a practical timeline for your preparation.

  3. Acquire Study Materials: Gather essential study materials, including textbooks, reference books, previous year question papers, and online resources, to serve as your study foundation.

  4. Emphasize Fundamental Knowledge: Begin by revisiting the fundamental concepts of each subject to establish a solid groundwork before delving into more complex topics.

  5. Engage in Regular Practice: Solve numerous practice questions and undertake mock tests consistently. This practice will aid in comprehending the exam's format, refining time management skills, and identifying areas requiring improvement.


Best of luck for your exam


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