GPAT 2021: Application Form, Registration, Eligibility, Dates , Syllabus, Exam Pattern @


GPAT Application Form 2021: 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 programs. Previously, it was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of the 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 an interest to appear in this exam must apply before the last date of application. Moreover that we advise the candidates to start preparation to get qualify for the exam. Read the entire page for complete details and the syllabus of GPAT 2021.

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 the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Test will now be conducted by the NTA.

GPAT 2021 – Overview

Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose of Exam Admission into M.Pharm Programme
Exam Level National
Category of Exam PG level
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Apply Mode Online
Category Syllabus
Official website

GPAT 2021 Important Dates:

Events Dates
Registration process starts 23rd December 2020
Last date for registration 30th January 2021
last date to upload images & fee payment 31st January 2021
Correction Process 1st to 2nd February 2021
GPAT 2021 examination 22nd/ 27th February 2021

Eligibility of GPAT 2021:

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 2021 Exam?

Here we describe the GPAT 2021 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 2021

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 the 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 printout 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 2021 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Time duration 180 Minutes
No. of questions 125 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Marks 500
Type of paper Objective 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 that is conducted in a single session.

GPAT 2021 Syllabus in Detail


  • Composition & physical states of matter
  • Colligative Properties
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Equilibria
  • 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
  • Organometallic 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 the urinary system
  • Drugs acting on the 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 2021 Admit Card:

Applicants will get they admit cards on 7th January 2021. 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 2021 Result:

The result of GPAT 2021 will be declared in February 2021.  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 2021:

  • The Pearson Guide to GPAT
  • GPAT Cracker
  • Synopsis for GPAT
  • GPAT: A Companion
  • The Complete Pharma

GPAT 2021 Important Links:

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GPAT 2021 Registration: Click Here

GPAT Syllabus 2021 PDF Download: Click Here

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