GPAT 2019 - NTA declared the GPAT result 2019 on February 6. The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is the gateway to M.Pharm programmes offered by various reputed institutes/colleges. From 2019, National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting GPAT in computer-based mode. Earlier, the national level entrance exam, GPAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). GPAT is conducted in a single session for a duration of 3 hours. The scores obtained in GPAT will be accepted by all AICTE approved Universities/Institutions etc. Various scholarships and other financial assistance are given by AICTE for GPAT qualified candidates. GPAT 2019 scores will be accepted by around 800 participating institutes.
GPAT 2019 was conducted on the computer-based mode on January 28, the admit card of which was available from January 7. The last date to submit the GPAT 2019 application form was December 7. Candidates could make corrections to uploaded images from December 6 onward.
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To appear for GPAT 2019, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria prescribed by the authorities:
Nationality: Must be a citizen of India
Qualifying Examination: Must hold Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (4 years after class 12).Lateral entry candidates can also apply. Apart from this, candidates who are in the final year of B. Pharmacy course are also eligible.
Who are not eligible: B.Tech (Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology)/ Equivalent Students are not eligible.
Age Limit: There is no age limit for appearing in GPAT
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
Candidates can now make corrections to uploaded images of GPAT 2019 from December 6 onward. The extended last date to fill GPAT 2019 application form is December 7. GPAT application form opened in online mode from November 1. To fill the application form candidates will have to first register and then enter their details related to academic, personal, communication address, qualifying examination etc. Thereafter, scanned images of photograph and signature will also be uploaded.
Steps to fill GPAT Application Form
Step 1: Registration
Candidates must enter their personal and contact details, chose a password and then submit them. A system generated Application Number will be displayed which must be noted down. This will be used to complete the remaining details and steps in the GPAT application form. It will also be required for all future correspondence and subsequent loginsStep 2: Complete the GPAT Application Form
Candidates must login with their GPAT 2019 Application Number and Password to fill the remaining details in the application form.
Step 3: Upload Scanned Images of Candidate
The images as specified below must be uploaded. Both the photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format. The size of scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb while that of the signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb. Photograph should be coloured or black/white (but in clear contrast).
Imp: Facility for correction in images will not be provided. So it is advisable to upload the images correctly
Step 4: Pay Examination Fee
Candidates will be able to deposit application fees either through online and offline mode.
Step 5: Print Confirmation Page
After successful payment, candidates will be able to print the Confirmation Page. This is to be kept safe for future reference.
In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, candidates may note that the transaction may have been cancelled and the amount will be refunded to the candidate's account. In such a case, they may have to make another payment to successfully submit the GPAT application form.
Exam Pattern of GPAT 2019 has been officially mentioned in the information brochure released by NTA on November 1. Candidates appearing for the exam are advised to know the GPAT exam pattern to get an understanding of the type of questions to expect, duration of exam etc.
GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern can be checked as follows
The admit card of GPAT 2019 has been released by NTA in online mode on January 7. The admit card of GPAT 2019 will carry details related to exam, test centre, hall ticket number, the name of the candidate etc. To download GPAT 2019 admit card candidates need to log-in using application number and date of birth/password. However, before downloading the admit card, candidates must check all the details furnished on it. Also, candidates must remember that GPAT 2019 admit card is an important document. If a candidate fails to carry it to the examination hall, they will not be allowed to appear for the entrance exam.
Documents to be carried along with GPAT 2019 admit card
Unable to download the GPAT 2019 Admit Card?
Candidates who are unable to download their admit cards must send an email to [email protected] citing their name, application number and other details.
GPAT Answer Key 2019 contains the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. Candidates can cross check and then calculate their scores. They can even raise objections to any answer if they have proof of the same. The amount paid for challenging will be refunded if the challenges are correct.
How to challenge the GPAT 2019 answer key?
The result of GPAT 2019 will be announced in online mode. The result will carry details such as candidate’s rank, qualifying status and score. To check the GPAT 2019 result candidates will have to enter their email-id and password. Also, after the announcement of the result, the authorities will release GPAT merit list and scorecard in online mode. To check the scorecard candidates need to enter their registered e-mail ID and password.
GPAT result is valid for a period of three years from its declaration. The score card is used for admissions at more than 800 institutes offering M.Pharm courses across the country.
GPAT 2019 cutoff will be taken as the screening process for admission to various Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharmacy) programmes. NTA will be determining the cutoff of GPAT 2019 which will be the minimum qualifying score required for admissions. Various factors like availability of seats, the difficulty level of exam, number of candidates applied for etc will be considered while determining the GPAT 2019 cutoff.
GPAT Cutoff Trends
General and OBC
Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe
Mode of Counselling:
NTA will not conduct the counselling for GPAT 2019. Individual participating institutes will be conducting the counselling based on the GPAT score. Qualified candidates will have to register to the institutes for the counselling procedure separately. The counselling schedule will be released by the GPAT 2019 participating institutes separately. More than 800 institutes offer admissions to the masters in Pharmacy programmes in the country on the basis of GPAT scores.
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