Top Institutes taking GPAT Scores
Naureen Gurung, 07 Feb 2019
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Top Institutes taking GPAT Scores: From 2019 onwards, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has been conducting the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) on computer-based mode. Earlier, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) was the exam conducting body for GPAT. With the number of GPAT applicants skyrocketing each year, it is essential for aspirants to be well versed with the top institutes taking GPAT scores. After clearing GPAT exam, often candidates get confused about which institute is the best choice for them. Hence, it is important to know your options before jumping into a decision which will affect your academic as well as professional life. Most pharmacy institutes consider GPAT scores during admissions. Some examples of the same are NIPER, Jamia Hamdard, Panjab University, Jadavpur University, etc. Read on to find out more about the top institutes taking GPAT scores.

A brief about GPAT

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national level entrance examination for candidates aspiring for admission to various M. Pharm courses into AICTE approved institutes. It is an online exam for 3-hour duration taken by over 35,000 candidates every year. GPAT 2020 will be conducted all over the country in around 58 cities. Candidates are required to answer 125 MCQs carrying a maximum of 500 marks.

Top Institutes taking GPAT Scores

Knowing the top institutes considering GPAT 2020 scores for admission will help candidates choose the one which fits them best. Given below is the list of the top 10 institutes admitting students according to their GPAT scores:

Top 10 Pharmacy Institutes taking GPAT Scores

1. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research SAS Nagar

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NIPER is the foremost national level institute in pharmaceutical sciences in the country. It has been proclaimed as the 'Institute of National Importance' by the Government of India. NIPER Mohali opens admissions to various PG courses like M.Pharma, M.E/ M.Tech, M.B.A, etc. along with Ph.D. As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018, NIPER Mohali holds the top spot among Pharmacy institutes in India.

Eligibility and Qualifying Exam: Candidates who score at least 60% marks or 6.75 CGPA can appear for the GPAT or NIPER Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) which will be the screening process for finalized candidates.

GPAT Registration 2020

Candidates aspiring for GPAT 2020 will be able to fill the GPAT application form to be available from November 1 till November 30, 2019. The GPAT registration requires the basic information including contact details, education details along with uploading of some important documents. The GPAT application fee is Rs. 1400 for a General/ Non-creamy layer OBC male and Rs. 700 for the rest.


GPAT Exam Pattern

GPAT is an online exam which is conducted once a year for M.Pharmacy aspirants all over the country. Candidates are required to answer 125 MCQs for 500 marks within the time duration of 3 hours. Like NEET, there will be negative marking as 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response, as provided under GPAT 2020 exam pattern.


NIPER Mohali Fee Structure

M.S (Pharm.)/M.Tech/M.Pharma

Charges payable per semester

Particulars

Fee Amount

Tuition Fee

17,000

Examination/Evaluation Fee

750

Registration Fee

1,000

Sports

750

Computer Contingency

750

Medical Charges

500

Benevolent Fund

500

Lab Fee7500
Library Fee1,000

Total

29,750

One-Time Charges

Particulars

Fee

Admission fee

2,000

Alumni Fund Fee

5,000

Hostel admission Charges

2,000

Group Insurance

2,000

Placement fee

2,000

Caution Money (Refundable)

25,000

Total

38,000

Hostel Charges

Hostel Rent = Rs. 3,000.

Electricity Charges = Rs. 2,000.


M.B.A (Pharm.)

Particulars

Fee Amount

Tuition Fee

73,150

Examination/Evaluation Fee

750

Registration Fee

1,000

Sports

750

Computer Contingency

750

Medical Charges

500

Benevolent Fund

500

Total

77,400

One-Time Charges

*Same as M.S/M.Tech/M.Pharma.

Hostel Charges

*Same as M.S/M.Tech/M.Pharma.

NRI Candidates

At the time of admission= US$ 11000

At every subsequent semester= US$ 10000

Self-financing Foreign National Students

At the time of admission= US$ 11000

At every subsequent semester= US$ 10000

Ph.D. Fee structure

Same as M.S/M.Tech/M.Pharma

One-Time Charges

Particulars

Fee

Admission fee

2,000

Alumni Fund Fee

5,000

Hostel admission Charges

2,000

Group Insurance

4,000

Placement Fee

2,000

Caution Money (Refundable)

25,000

Total

40,000

Hostel Charges

*Same as M.Tech/M.S/M.Pharma


Foreign National Students

At the time of admission= 20420 (US Dollars)

At every subsequent semester= 14883 (US Dollars)

Project cost (Ph.D. Scholars)= 2150 (US Dollars)

2. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi

Jamia Hamdard is a private institute Deemed to be University situated in New Delhi, India. Although it started off small, Jamia Hamdard has surpassed other institutes due to its development in the field of medicine and improvement in the faculty. Admissions to M. Pharm courses are based on candidate's score in the GPAT exam. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019, Jamia Hamdard bags the first place among Pharmacy institutes in India.

Eligibility and Qualifying Exam

Particulars

GPAT for M.Pharmacy

Nationality

Indian Nationals

Qualifying exam

Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or other recognized examination

Minimum marks

55%

GPAT

GPAT qualified candidates are given preference

*For consideration under the Sponsored category, candidates should have a two year full-time work experience in a registered firm/industry/educational institution.

M.Pharm Specializations in Jamia Hamdard

M. Pharm SpecializationCorresponding Seats
Pharmaceutics15
Pharmacology15
Pharmaceutical Chemistry10
Pharmacognosy08
Pharmacy Practice08
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance08
Pharmaceutical Analysis08
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology05

Jamia Hamdard Fee Structure

M. Pharmacy

CourseFirst YearSecond Year
M. Pharm. in
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
  • Pharmaceutics,
  • Pharmacognosy,
  • Pharmacology
Rs 1,70,000Rs 1,70,000
M. Pharm. In
  • Pharmacy Practice,
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance,
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis,
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Rs 2,30,000Rs 2,30,000
M. Pharm for Foreign Nationals/ NRI/ Sponsored Candidates6400 $5800 $

* Students are allowed to submit the course fee semester wise, which will be 50% of the Annual Fee

3. Panjab University, Chandigarh

Established in 1882, Panjab University has been accredited with a CGPA of 3.35 on a 4-point scale at A Grade valid for a period of 5 years from 25/06/2015. Panjab University offers B.Pharma and M.Pharma degree courses along with other UG and PG programs. The programme of M. Pharm has a duration of 2 years for all disciplines wherein, candidates with a valid GPAT score are preferred.

M. Pharm course details

Regular Courses
CoursesSeats OfferedEligibility
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Category A: 08
Category B: 02
NRI: 02
  • 50% Marks in B. Pharm (from a recognized university)
  • Valid GPAT score
  • Merit: B. Pharm score (30% weightage) + GPAT score (70% weightage)
  • NRI: B. Pharm. with valid GPAT/GRE (General)
PharmaceuticsCategory A: 08
Category B: 02
NRI: 02
PharmacognosyCategory A: 04
Category B: 01
NRI: 01
PharmacologyCategory A: 04
Category B: 01
NRI: 01
Self-Finance Courses
M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis10+2 NRI+1 Foreign National
M. Pharm in Quality Assurance10+2 NRI+1 Foreign National

*Non-GPAT candidates will be considered for Self-Finance courses, only if the seats remain vacant after admitting all GPAT-qualified candidates. Provided that, their overall percentage of B. Pharm. marks is not less than 60%.

Panjab University Fee Structure

Courses

Tuition fee

Maintenance/ user charges

Contribution to funds

1st Installment to be paid at the time of Admission

2nd Installment

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Rs. 233640

Rs. 53872

Rs. 4765

Rs. 175457

Rs. 116820

M.Pharma in Pharmaceutical Analysis

Rs. 233640

Rs. 53872

Rs. 4765

Rs. 175457

Rs. 116820

M.Pharmacy

Rs. 16160

Rs. 4732

Rs. 4765

Rs. 17577

Rs. 8080

4. Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Founded in 1955, Jadavpur Univerity ranks 10th among universities according to Careers360’s ranking methodology. It opens admissions to a number of courses including B.Pharma and M.Pharma.

Eligibility and Qualifying Exam

Category (A) – GPAT

  • M.Pharma admissions to Jadavpur University are provided according to the candidates’ valid GPAT score..
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy with GPA 6.75 (60%) for General category, or 5.25 (45%) for SC/ST/PWD/OBC(A)/OBC(B)

Category (B) – Sponsored

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy with GPA 6.75 (60%) for General category and 5.25 (45%) for SC/ST/PW D/OBC(A)/OBC(B)
  • Have to pass admission test conducted by the institute.
  • One year experience duly sponsored by Industry / Institute/ Govt. Departments.

Specializations of M.Pharm offered

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmacology
  • Industrial Pharmacy

5. Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar

Formerly known as Sagar University or the University of Saugor, Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya is a Central University in the city of Sagar (Madhya Pradesh). It is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) which is valid till June 24, 2020. The college conducts a UGET for admission in B.Pharma and considers GPAT scores for M.Pharma. There are 45 seats offered for M. Pharm programme.

Eligibility and Qualifying Exam

  • M. Pharm admissions in the university are done through GPAT score.
  • Age- 27 years for Unreserved and OBC category; 32 years for SC, ST and PWD categories.
  • Graduated in B. Pharm. with 55% or equivalent CGPA (5% relaxation for candidates of SC/ST/PWD categories)
  • Candidates should have registration with respective State Pharmacy Council or should obtain the same within 2 months from the date of admission.

Specializations Offered in M. Pharm

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Fee Structure for M.Pharm Programme (In Rs)

Tuition Fee
1000
*Professional/Lab. Course Fee
23000*+
Library Fee
100
Sport Fee
100
Student Activity Fee
100
Medical Fee
100
Insurance Premium
25
Registration Fee100
Examination Fee
1000
Total Fees25525
Caution Money (Refundable One Time)
500
Total for I Sem
26025
Total Fee for II Sem onwards
25525



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