GRADUATE PHARMACY APTITUDE TEST (GPAT) is a national level entrance examination for entry into M.Pharm programmes. Till 2018, 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. The Test will now be conducted by the NTA.

This test facilitates institutions to select suitable Pharmacy graduates for admission into the Masters (M. Pharma) program. The GPAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session.

The G-PAT 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 scores.

Important Knowledge regarding gpat Exam:-

  • Exam pattern- MCQs
  • Exam mode- Online
  • Total questions- 125
  • Time limit- 3 hrs.
  • Negative marking- 0.25/incorrect questions
  • Conductance of Exams- Last week of January
  • Syllabus- Complete B.Pharma syllabus
  • Score card validity- 3 years
  • Scholarship- 12400/month to all qualified conditates.

Subjects for Qualifying Exam


  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical analysis
  • Organic Chemistry


  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Human anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical management

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