About GPAT 2019
For the admission to M.Pharm programmes offered by various institutes/colleges, Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is the gateway for it. Form 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 the duration of 3 hours. The scores obtained in GPAT will be accepted by all AICTE approved Universities/Institutions etc. Also, A few based on the GPAT score various scholarships and other financial assistance is given in the field of Pharmacy.
GPAT 2019 Important Dates
|01 Nov, 2018 - 30 Nov, 2018||Application | Mode: Online|
|07 Jan, 2019||Admit Card - Available | Mode: Online|
|28 Jan, 2019||Exam | Mode: Online|
|10 Feb, 2019||Result | Mode: Online|
GPAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
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.
GPAT 2019 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
|General||Online and Offline||Male||₹ 1400|
|OBC||Online and Offline||Male||₹ 1400|
|General||PWD||Online and Offline||Male||₹ 700|
|OBC||PWD||Online and Offline||Male||₹ 700|
|General||Online and Offline||Female||₹ 700|
|OBC||Online and Offline||Female||₹ 700|
GPAT 2019 application form will be available online. To fill the application form candidates will have to enter their details related to academic, personal, communication address, qualifying examination etc. Along with this, scanned images of photograph and signature will also be uploaded. Candidates will be able to deposit application fees either through online and offline mode.
- For online mode: Candidates can use credit/debit card/netbanking
- For Online mode: Payment through cash at any designated SBI bank branches
GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Mentioned below is the exam pattern of GPAT 2019 for candidate’s reference:
- Mode of examination- Computer-based online test
- Duration of examination- 3 hours
- Type of questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
- Total number of questions- 125
- Marking Scheme- +4 for every correct answer, while -1 for every incorrect response
GPAT 2019 Admit Card
The admit card of GPAT 2019 will be released by NTA in online mode. 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.
GPAT 2019 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
Documents Required at Exam
- GPAT 2019 Admit Card
- A Valid Photo ID Proof
GPAT 2019 Result
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 2019 Cutoff
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. For the candidates' reference, below is the previous year minimum qualifying marks for each category
- For General Category and OBC- 113 marks
- For SC/ST/PwD- 82 marks
GPAT 2019 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.