GPAT stands for GRADUATE PHARMACY APTITUDE TEST (GPAT). It is a national level entrance examination conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) to provide admissions into M.Pharm programmes. Previously, it was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. This test facilitates institutions to select suitable Pharmacy graduates for admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) program. The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. A few scholarships and other financial assistance in the field of Pharmacy are also given on the basis of the GPAT score. So the aspirants who have interest to appear in this exam must apply before the last date of application i.e. 30th November 2018. More over that we advice the candidates to start preparation for get qualify in the exam. Read the entire page for complete details and syllabus of GPAT 2019.

GPAT 2019 – Important dates & Syllabus

Overview of GPAT 2019:

Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose of ExamAdmission into M.Pharm Programme
Exam LevelNational
Category of ExamPG level
Exam ModeOnline (CBT)
Apply ModeOnline

GPAT 2019 Important Dates:

Application Process Starts on1st November 2018
Last date to submit applications30th November 2018
Admit card Issue on7th January 2019
Commencement of Exam28th January 2019
Results declarationFebruary 2019

Eligibility of GPAT 2019:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates must be Bachelor’s Degree Holders in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates)
  • Students of final year also eligible to apply

Age Limit:

There is no age limit to attempt this exam


Applicant must be a citizen of India.

How to Register for GPAT 2019 Exam?

Here we describe the GPAT 2019 Registration process in step-by-step. Candidates must check the details while applying:

Step-1: Aspirants need to register through online mode

Step-2: The Application Form will be available in online only

Step-3:  For that candidates must visit the official website @

Step-3: The Application Forms will be available at 1st November 2019

Step-4: Firstly candidate needs to register in official site by their email-id and mobile number

Step-5: Then candidates get a registration id to his/her respective mail id and mobile number

Step-6: Now candidates can able to login for accessing application form

Step-7: Fill the form with required details

Step-8: Upload the scanned images such as signature, photo, thumb impression, parent’s sign, and self declaration if needed

Step-9: Then make payment of the application fee via any mode, offline of online

Step-10: Finally take a print out of the application form for further reference.

Application Fee:

For OBC and General Category: The application fee is Rs. 1400/-.

For SC, ST, and PH category: Candidates have to pay Rs 700/- as application fee

GPAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Time duration180 Minutes
No. of questions125 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Marks500
Type of paperObjective Type
Marking Scheme+4 marks awarded for each right answer

-1 mark reduce for every wrong answer

  • The GPAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session.

GPAT 2019 Syllabus in Detail


  • Composition & physical states of matter
  • Colligative Properties
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Equillibria
  • Phase rule
  • Refractive index
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Ionic equilibrium
  • Kinetics


  • Matter, properties of matter
  • Micromeritics and powder rheology
  • Surface and interfacial phenomenon
  • Viscosity and rheology
  • Dispersion systems
  • Complexation
  • Buffer
  • Solubility


  • General principles
  • Different classes of compounds
  • Protection & deportation of groups
  • Aromaticity & aromatic chemistry
  • Different aromatic classes of compounds
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Carbonyl Chemistry
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Bridged rings
  • Kinetic & thermodynamic control
  • Stereochemistry
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids & proteins
  • Organometalic chemistry
  • Pericyclic reactions


  • Pharmaceutical Impurities
  • Monographs
  • Isotopes
  • Therapeutic classes of drugs


  • Pharmacy Profession
  • Introduction to Pharmaceuticals
  • Introduction to dosage form
  • Route of administration
  • ADME
  • Sources of drug information
  • Allopathic dosage form
  • Crude extract
  • Allergenic extract
  • Ayurvedic system of medicine
  • Homeopathic system of medicine
  • Biological products
  • GMP
  • Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout
  • Dosage Form Necessities and Additives


  • General Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system
  • Pharmacology of cardiovascular system
  • Drugs acting on urinary system
  • Drugs acting on Respiratory system
  • Pharmacology of central nervous System
  • Pharmacology of Endocrine system
  • Chemotherapy
  • Autacoids and their Antagonists
  • Pharmacology of drug acting on the gastrointestinal tract

NOTE: For Full and Detail Syllabus Click the Below Link and download the complete syllabus PDF

GPAT 2019 Admit Card:

Applicants will get their admit cards on 7th January 2019. Candidates can download the admit card by using user id and password while generated on the registration. The admit card will contain exam name, centre and exam time. Candidates must have to carry the admit card while going to the exam.  Without admit card, students will not be allowed to the exam hall.

GPAT 2019 Result:

The result of GPAT 2019 will be declared in February 2019.  Candidates can find their results in official website only. The university will publish their answer key on the university website. The candidates can file their objections regarding discrepancies and accuracy of the answer key by e-mail to the university.

Best Books to prepare for GPAT 2019:

  • The Pearson Guideto GPAT
  • GPAT Cracker
  • Synopsisfor GPAT
  • GPAT: A Companion
  • The Complete Pharma

Important Links:

GPAT 2019 Notification: Click Here

GPAT 2019 Registration: Click Here

GPAT Syllabus 2019 PDF Download: Click Here

Here we provide latest information regarding GPAT-2018 & GPAT-2018 Test Series.Test Series will be conducted by Pharmacophore Solutions.


Exam Notification: GPAT 2019 Conducted by AICTE, New Delhi


Exam Notification: GPAT 2019 Conducted by NTA, New Delhi


Registration Start Date: 1 Nov 2018

Exam Date: 28th January 2019

Admit Card Download start: 7 Jan 2019 onwards

GPAT 2019 Syllabus:Click Here

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • They must be Bachelor’s degree holders in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates)
  • Those who are in the final year of B. Pharmacy course are also eligible for appearing
    in GPAT exam.

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