Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2016

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)

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Venue: PAN India Exam Date: January 17th, 2016

What is the test about?

GPAT is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education or AICTE for admission to master's degree programs in Pharmacy.

Who is eligible?

Bachelor’s degree holders in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates) and those who are in the final year of B. Pharmacy course ONLY are eligible for appearing in GPAT-2016 Examination.

[B. Pharmacy 1st year to 3rd year students are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in GPAT-2016 Examination. Any inquiry in this regard will not be entertained]

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is being conducted as an online computer based test since 2013. The CBT simply means that the candidate will be allotted a computer in the exam hall. On the computer screen candidate will see the questions and answers need to be clicked.

Instead of marking bubbles in an OMR sheet, all you have to do is mark correct answer by clicking on a mouse button.
  • Total Number of questions in the exam is 125.
  • You can move back and forth between the questions in the online GPAT exam.
  • Total duration of exam is 3 hours (180 minutes).
  • For correct answers, you will get +4 marks in each question.
  • Negative marking is there in GPAT. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted.
  • You will get rough sheets to do calculations.
  • You can also read more about the exam at GPAT FAQs page.
For Syllabus Download PDF.

key dates for application and registration

Who conducts the test?

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

All AICTE approved Institutes / Departments of Universities will accept GPAT scores.


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