GPAT

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2022

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2022

Mode of ExamOnline
LevelPG
Level of ExamNational Level

GPAT 2022 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the competent authority to conduct Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) for granting admission in pharmacy courses. Authorities will be announcing the GPAT 2022 exam date soon at gpat.nta.nic.in. Aspirants fulfilling the GPAT eligibility criteria can register themselves for the entrance test on or before the application form's last date.

On the basis of GPAT registration 2022, authorities will issue the admit card. The GPAT 2022 admit card is an important document to carry at the exam centre on exam day. GPAT exam will be conducted in computer-based mode. As per the exam pattern of GPAT 2022, the test will contain 125 multiple choice questions based on subjects like Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Physical Pharmacy, Biotechnology, and others.

On the basis of the exam, authorities will announce the GPAT result 2022 and cutoff at gpat.nta.nic.in. On the basis on scores obtained in GPAT exam, aspirants will be granted admission to 39,670 Master in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats in 800 participating institutes. GPAT 2022 exam analysis and student reaction are available below. Aspirants seeking more information regarding GPAT 2022 can check the article below to know about its important dates, eligibility, application process, admit card, exam pattern, result, etc.

GPAT 2022 Overview

Particulars

Details

GPAT 2022 exam date To be announced

Name of the Exam

Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test

Common name

GPAT

Conducting Authority

NTA- National Testing Agency

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

Exam Duration

3 hours


GPAT Exam Dates 2022

It is mandatory for aspirants to go through all the GPAT 2022 important dates to avoid missing any crucial events. Candidates can go through the GPAT exam dates from the table below.

GPAT important dates 2022

Events

GPAT Dates

GPAT 2022 application form start

To be announced

Last date to fill application Form

To be announced

Last date to upload documents and pay the application fee

To be announced

Correction window

To be announced

Availability of admit card

To be announced

GPAT exam date 2022

To be announced

Question paper and candidate response sheet release

To be announced

Availability of answer key

To be announced

Challenge GPAT answer key

To be announced

Final GPAT 2022 Answer Key To be announced

Declaration of GPAT result 2022

To be announced

 

GPAT 2022 Application Form

NTA will release the application form for GPAT 2022 soon on the official website. The GPAT 2022 application form release date is yet to be announced by authorities. Eligible applicants can fill the GPAT application form till the last date. The mode of filling out the GPAT 2022 application form will be online. The application process includes the steps like GPAT registration, filling of details, uploading documents and payment of requisite application fee, downloading the confirmation page. It must be noted that only one application form of GPAT 2022 is allowed for a candidate as multiple applications by a single candidate were supposed to be rejected.

How to apply for GPAT 2022?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the online application form.

  • Registration

GPAT 2022 registration requires the aspirants to provide basic details like name, father's name, etc. A unique application number is generated during the time of GPAT registration which has to be noted.

  • Filling of application details

This step includes filling the online GPAT application form 2022 with important personal and other requisite details like candidate's nationality, category, exam centres, etc.

  • Uploading Documents

Candidates are required to upload a clear scanned photograph (size between 10-200 kb) and signature (size between 4–30 kb) in the GPAT 2022 application form. This has to be done carefully because changes to these two will not be allowed at any further stage.

  • Payment of Fee

Candidates are required to pay GPAT application fee through online mode. Payment can be made via Debit/Credit Card/ Net Banking/UPI/Paytm.

  • Download Confirmation Page

A confirmation page appears after the completion of payment. Candidates are advised to download this GPAT confirmation page 2022 for future reference.

GPAT 2022 application fee

Category

Application fee

General boys

Rs. 2000

General girls Rs. 1000

OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/EWS

Rs. 1000

Female

Rs. 1000

Transgender

Rs. 1000


GPAT Exam Centres 2022

NTA releases the list of exam centres of GPAT along with the information brochure PDF. Previously, the GPAT exam was held in 121 cities of India. While filling the application form, candidates were required to select any four cities according to their preference from most preferred towards the least. Candidates may note that once a GPAT 2022 exam centre is allotted by NTA, no further request for change is to be entertained. The list of exam centres for GPAT 2022 are as follows:

GPAT Exam Centres

STATE CITY
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR PORT BLAIR
ANDHRA PRADESH GUNTUR
ANDHRA PRADESH KURNOOL
ANDHRA PRADESH NELLORE
ANDHRA PRADESH RAJAHMUNDRY
ANDHRA PRADESH TIRUPATHI
ANDHRA PRADESH VIJAYAWADA
ANDHRA PRADESH VISAKHAPATNAM
ARUNACHAL PRADESH ITANAGAR/NAHARLAGUN
ASSAM DIBRUGARH
ASSAM GUWAHATI
BIHAR BHAGALPUR
BIHAR DARBHANGA
BIHAR GAYA
BIHAR MUZAFFARPUR
BIHAR PATNA
CHANDIGARH/MOHALI CHANDIGARH/MOHALI
CHHATTISGARH BHILAI NAGAR/DURG
CHHATTISGARH RAIPUR
DELHI DELHI
GOA PANAJI
GUJARAT AHMEDABAD/GANDHINAGAR
GUJARAT ANAND
GUJARAT BHAVNAGAR
GUJARAT BHUJ
GUJARAT HIMATNAGAR
GUJARAT JAMNAGAR
GUJARAT MEHSANA
GUJARAT RAJKOT
GUJARAT SURAT
GUJARAT VADODARA
GUJARAT VALSAD/VAPI
HARYANA AMBALA
HARYANA FARIDABAD
HARYANA GURUGRAM
HARYANA HISSAR
HIMACHAL PRADESH BILASPUR(HIMACHAL PRADESH)
HIMACHAL PRADESH HAMIRPUR(HIMACHAL PRADESH)
HIMACHAL PRADESH SHIMLA
HIMACHAL PRADESH SOLAN
JAMMU JAMMU
JAMMU AND KASHMIR SRINAGAR
JHARKHAND DHANBAD
JHARKHAND JAMSHEDPUR
JHARKHAND RANCHI
KARNATAKA BELAGAVI(BELGAUM)
KARNATAKA BENGALURU
KARNATAKA DHARWAD/HUBBALLI(HUBLI)
KARNATAKA GULBARGA
KARNATAKA MANGALURU(MANGALORE)
KARNATAKA MYSURU(MYSORE)
KARNATAKA UDUPI/MANIPAL
KERALA ERNAKULAM
KERALA KOTTAYAM
KERALA KOZHIKODE
KERALA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
KERALA THRISSUR
LADAKH LEH
LAKSHWADEEP KAVARATTI
MADHYA PRADESH BHOPAL
MADHYA PRADESH GWALIOR
MADHYA PRADESH INDORE
MADHYA PRADESH JABALPUR
MADHYA PRADESH SAGAR
MAHARASHTRA AHEMEDNAGAR
MAHARASHTRA AMRAVATI
MAHARASHTRA AURANGABAD (MAHARASHTRA)
MAHARASHTRA DHULE
MAHARASHTRA KOLHAPUR
MAHARASHTRA MUMBAI/NAVI MUMBAI
MAHARASHTRA NAGPUR
MAHARASHTRA NANDED
MAHARASHTRA NASHIK
MAHARASHTRA PUNE
MAHARASHTRA SOLAPUR
MAHARASHTRA THANE
MANIPUR IMPHAL
MEGHALAYA SHILLONG
MIZORAM AIZAWL
NAGALAND DIMAPUR
NAGALAND KOHIMA
ODISHA BALASORE (BALESWAR)
ODISHA BERHAMPUR-GANJAM
ODISHA BHAWANIPATNA / KALAHANDI
ODISHA BHUBANESWAR
ODISHA JEYPORE / KORAPUT
ODISHA SAMBALPUR
PUDUCHERRY PUDUCHERRY
PUNJAB AMRITSAR
PUNJAB BHATINDA
PUNJAB LUDHIANA
PUNJAB PATIALA/ FATEHGARH SAHIB
RAJASTHAN JAIPUR
RAJASTHAN JODHPUR
RAJASTHAN KOTA
RAJASTHAN SIKAR
RAJASTHAN UDAIPUR
TAMIL NADU CHENNAI
TAMIL NADU COIMBATORE
TAMIL NADU MADURAI
TAMIL NADU TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
TAMIL NADU TIRUNELVELI
TELANGANA HYDERABAD
TELANGANA KARIMNAGAR
TELANGANA WARANGAL
TRIPURA AGARTALA
UTTAR PRADESH AGRA
UTTAR PRADESH ALLAHABAD/PRAYAGRAJ
UTTAR PRADESH BAREILLY
UTTAR PRADESH GHAZIABAD
UTTAR PRADESH GORAKHPUR
UTTAR PRADESH KANPUR
UTTAR PRADESH LUCKNOW
UTTAR PRADESH MEERUT
UTTAR PRADESH NOIDA/G NOIDA
UTTAR PRADESH VARANASI
UTTARAKHAND DEHRADUN
UTTARAKHAND HALDWANI
UTTARAKHAND ROORKEE
WEST BENGAL KOLKATA
WEST BENGAL SILIGURI


GPAT Admit Card 2022

Aspirants who will complete the application process successfully within the specified dates will be able to download the admit card of GPAT 2022. The admit card contains important details like examination centre, date and time of exam, and the important instructions for GPAT 2022 exam day. Candidates will be required to carry this GPAT admit card with them in the examination hall, without which, entry will not be allowed.

How to download the GPAT admit card 2022?

Aspirants can follow the below-mentioned instructions to download the GPAT 2022 admit card

  • Visit the official website of NTA GPAT at gpat.nta.nic.in

  • Click on the “Download GPAT admit card 2022” link

  • Candidates will get the option to download admit card through application number and password or date of birth,

  • Choose any of the two options as per convenience and then click on ‘Sign in’

  • GPAT admit card will be displayed on the screen

  • Take its printout for your future uses.

 

GPAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The criteria of eligibility for GPAT is the minimum requisite condition that a candidate has to fulfill for granting admission. Candidates can go through the below mentioned points of GPAT eligibility criteria 2022.

  • Nationality: It is mandatory for aspirants to be an Indian nationals.

  • Age: There is no age bar for applying for GPAT 2022.

  • Qualification: It is mandatory for aspirants to have 4 year B.Pharmacy degree after 10+2 from a recognized university

  • Final year students of B.Pharm are also eligible to apply, provided that their result should be declared before admission to 2022-2023 session commences.

  • Candidates with a degree in B.Tech (Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology) are not to be considered eligible.

 

GPAT Exam Pattern 2022

Authorities will release the GPAT 2022 exam pattern along with the release of the information bulletin. GPAT exam patterns provide for the details regarding examination which a candidate should be known of in order to prepare well. GPAT 2022 is a computer-based online examination with multiple choice questions, conducted in a single session of three hours.

The GPAT 2022 exam contains questions based on multiple subjects that include physical chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacology, biotechnology, etc. Candidates will be allowed to carry nothing except the GPAT admit card in the examination hall.

GPAT 2022 Paper Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of Exam

Online

Exam type

Computer-based test

Duration

3 hours

Question type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Total Questions

125

Marks for correct response

4

Marks to be deducted for wrong response

-1


GPAT Syllabus 2022

Aspirants are advised to go through the GPAT 2022 syllabus which is provided for the topics that will be covered in the entrance examination. Going through all GPAT syllabus surely boosts aspirants' preparation for the exam. The complete syllabus of GPAT is provided by NTA in a very detailed manner. Hence, one can refer to the GPAT syllabus 2022 as provided below for major subject topics along with some of the sub-topics.

GPAT 2022 syllabus

Subject

Topic

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

Composition & physical states of matter,

Colligative Properties,

Thermodynamics,

Refractive index, etc.

PHYSICAL PHARMACY

Matter, properties of matter

Micromeritics and powder rheology

Surface and interfacial phenomenon

Viscosity and rheology, etc.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

General principles,

Different classes of compounds,

Protection & deprotection of groups,

Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds, etc.

PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY

I. Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry

II. Medicinal Chemistry

PHARMACEUTICS

Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals,

Introduction to dosage form,

Sources of drug information,

Allopathic dosage form, etc.

PHARMACOLOGY

General Pharmacology,

Detailed pharmacology including classification, mechanism of action and therapeutic uses.

PHARMACOGNOSY

Introductory Pharmacognosy,

Classification of crude drugs,

Techniques in microscopy,

Introduction to phytoconstituents, etc.

PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS

Importance of quality control in pharmacy,

Acid-base titrations,

Non-aqueous titrations,

Oxidation-reduction titrations, etc.

BIOCHEMISTRY

Cell, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Vitamins, Biological oxidations & reductions, Enzymes, Nucleic acids, and Hereditary diseases.

BIOTECHNOLOGY

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture,

Animal Cell Culture,

Fermentation Technology and Industrial Microbiology,

Recombinant DNA Technology, etc.

MICROBIOLOGY

Introduction to Microbiology,

Microscopy and staining technique,

Biology of Microorganisms,

Fungi and Viruses, etc

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Basic principles of cell injury and adaptation,

Basic mechanisms of inflammation and repair,

Disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance, etc.

BIOPHARMACEUTICS AND PHARMACOKINETICS

Bio-pharmaceutics,

Bioavailability & Bioequivalence, and

Biopharmaceutical statistics.

CLINICAL PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS

Clinical pharmacy,

Clinical Trials,

The therapeutic drug, etc

HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

Cell physiology,

The Blood,

Gastrointestinal tract,

Lymphatic system, etc

PHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING

Fluid flow,

Heat transfer,

Evaporation,

Distillation, etc.

PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT

Introduction to management,

Planning and Forecasting,

Organization,

Research Management, etc.

PHARMACEUTICAL JURISPRUDENCE

Historical background Drug legislation in India, Code of Ethics for Pharmacists and other specific legislation.

DISPENSING & HOSPITAL PHARMACY

Introduction to laboratory equipment,

weighing methodology,

handling of prescriptions,

labeling instructions for dispensed products, etc


GPAT 2022 Subject-Wise Weightage

Types of questions Number of questions Maximum marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 38 152
Pharmaceutics 38 152
Pharmacognosy 10 40
Pharmacology 28 112
Other subjects 11 44
Total 125 500
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Application End Date :
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Conducted By :

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official Website : http://aicte-gpat.in/