GPAT 2020 notification by NTA for admissions to M.Pharmacy program

Are you looking for GPAT 2020 Notification? Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2020 notification has been released by National Testing Agency. Check out details like eligibility criteria, the application process, test pattern, important dates, etc.

About GPAT 2020

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2020 is a computer-based test (CBT) conducted by National Test Agency (NTA) for admission to M.Pharmacy or its equivalent programs across the country for the academic year 2020-21. NTA is an autonomous organization under the Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India which conducts national level tests. GPAT 2020 score will be accepted by over 800 participating institutions. Candidates have to apply separately for the desired participating institute with the GPAT score. Each participating institute will release the respective cut-off GPAT score and will have their own admission process, which may consist of Group discussion and/or interview.

GPAT 2020 Test pattern

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2020 consists of 125 objective type questions. Each question carries 4 marks. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted. Questions will be from subjects: Physical Chemistry, Physical Pharmacy, Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Pathophysiology, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Management, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates applying for GPAT 2020 have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria:
  • Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates) or equivalent from a recognized university can apply.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of the qualifying exam can also apply, subject to the declaration of their result before the commencement of admission.
  • Candidates with qualification B.Tech Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology or equivalent are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • There is no age restriction.

Application process

Interested and eligible candidates willing to apply for GPAT 2020 exam can apply online at the official website 1st November 2019. Candidates need to note down the system generated application number after completing the application. Candidates need to upload the scanned images of their passport size photogra[h and signature. And candidates have to make the application fee payment through credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ UPI/ Paytm and should keep the proof of the payment. And candidates need to choose the city where they want to take the exam. Allotment of the city for the examination will be done on the first-cum-first-serve basis.

Application fee details
The application fee for GPAT-2020 is as follows:
  • For General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC (NCL): Boys - Rs. 1600/-, Girls – Rs. 800/-
  • For SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender: Boys - Rs. 800/-, Girls – Rs. 800/-

Guidelines for candidates for CBT

Candidates need to report at the exam center 2 hours before the exam. Candidates have to bring the following list of documents to the test center on the day of examination:
  • Print copy of the Admit card.
  • One passport size photograph same as uploaded on the online application form.
  • Any one authorized photo ID - PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Ration card/ Aadhar Card with photograph.
  • PwD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, in the case of PwD category candidates.

Important dates to remember

  • The start date for online submission of application form: 1st November 2019
  • Last date for online submission of application form: 30th November 2019 up to 11:50 pm
  • Last Date for the successful final transaction of fee: 1st December 2019 up to 11:50 pm
  • Last date for the choice of the city: 2nd December 2019 till 11:50 pm
  • Date of GPAT Exam: 28th January 2020 from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Date of availability of admit card: From 24th December 2019
  • Date of declaration of result: By 7th February 2020

Contact details

Address: Block C-20/1A/8, Sector 62,
Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida - 201309, Uttar Pradesh
Phone No.: 0120 689520200
Email id:

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