Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2022 online registrations open

Interested to get admission for an M. Pharm Program 2022? If yes, you need to qualify the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2022 conducted by NTA. Check out this article to know the details of GPAT 2022 including its eligibility, age limit, selection criteria, exam centers, important dates etc.

The schedule of the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2022 that is conducted by the National Testing Agency ((An Autonomous Organization under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India) has been announced. This is a national-level entrance examination conducted to select eligible candidates for the M.Pharm program. The score obtained by a candidate in the GPAT is accepted by all AICTE/Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) approved / Constituent / affiliated University Departments / Affiliated Colleges / Institutions. For those who wish to appear for GPAT – 2022, Remember that there is no age restriction.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates with a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or equivalent degree from recognized universities are eligible to apply for the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2022. But candidates with B.Tech(Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology)/ equivalent are not eligible to apply for GPAT 2022. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for the academic year 2022-23 are also eligible to apply for GPAT - 2022 Computer Based Test (CBT). Also, the candidates must be Indian citizens.

Selection process

GPAT 2022 is a Computer Based Online Test of 180 minutes conducted from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM at various centers across India. All candidates must select four cities of their choice while filling Online Application Form of GPAT 2022. The question paper will be in the English language. The GPAT 2022 exam questions will be covered from Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Allied Subjects, Pharmaceutics & Allied Subjects, Pharmacognosy & Allied Subjects, Pharmacology & Allied Subjects, Other subjects etc. For each correct response, the candidate will get four marks while for each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score. There will be no marks for unattended questions.
Note: If you want to know more about the exam centres, refer to the link given below.

How and where to submit the application form?

Candidates can apply for GPAT 2022 through online mode only. Also, only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. If a candidate submits multiple application forms, it will not be accepted. As the entire application process for GPAT 2022 is online, which includes uploading of scanned images (signature and photographs), payment of fees, and printing of confirmation page and admit card, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation page to NTA through Post/ Fax/WhatsApp/Email/by Hand.

Application fees and mode of payment

The below-mentioned fees can be paid only online by Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card)/ Net-Banking/UPI. After the payment is done, try to keep proof of the fee paid. This examination fee once paid will neither be refunded nor be carried forward under any circumstances.

General (UR):
  • Male- Rs 2000/-
  • Female- Rs 1000/-
  • Male- Rs 1000/-
  • Female- Rs 1000/-
Third gender- Rs 1000/-

Important dates

  • Last date for submitting online application: 17 March 2022
  • Last date and time for successful transaction of fees: 18 March 2022, 11:59 PM
  • Last date for correction of application form on website only: - 19-21 March 2022
  • Date for downloading admit cards: TBA
  • Date of entrance exam: TBA

Contact information

First Floor
NSIC-MDBP building
Okhla Industrial Estate
New Delhi 110020
Phone No.: 011-40759000 / 69227700
Websites: /

Now if you are ready to grab an M.Pharm admission through GPAT 2022, here you can refer to the tips for preparing for GPAT.

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