GPAT 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

GPAT 2024: The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences has released Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) Notification. GPAT is a national level entrance examination for entry into M.Pharm programmes.

What is GPAT?

GPAT is a national level examination for award of scholarship to qualified candidates seeking entry into Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm) course. This test facilitates institutions to select suitable Pharmacy graduates for admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) program. The GPAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session. 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.

GPAT 2024 – Important Dates

GPAT 2024 Registration process has been Started on April 19, 2024. The last date for Online Applications is May 8, 2024. GPAT exam is scheduled to be held on June 8, 2024. The application correction window for GPAT 2024 will be open from May 11 to 14, 2024.

EventImportant Dates
Start Date of GPAT RegistrationApril 19, 2024 (from 3:00 PM on wards)
Last Date for GPAT RegistrationMay 8, 2024
Application Form CorrectionMay 11 to 14, 2024
Edit Window for ImagesMay 21 to 30, 2024
Admit Card Release DateJune 3, 2024
GPAT 2024 Exam DateJune 8, 2024
Provisional Answer Key2nd week of June 2024
Deadline to Raise Objection3rd week of June 2024
GPAT 2024 ResultJuly 8, 2024

GPAT 2024 Information Bulletin

Notification for GPAT 2024 has been released by NBE and its Available on official Website at natboard.edu.in. Complete details regarding the Test can be found in Information bulletin pdf which is Provided below.

GPAT 2024 Information Bulletin PDFClick Here

The Complete Process flow of GPAT Exam is Charted below.

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GPAT 2024 – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates those completed a 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy after 10+2, including lateral entry students from a recognized university are eligible to Apply for GPAT.

GPAT 2024 Registration

Application for GPAT 2024 can only be submitted online through NBEMS website natboard.edu.in. The Online Registration link for GPAT has been provided by NBE. Candidates may register with proper details and by paying Application fee.

Register Online for GPAT 2024 Click Here

GPAT 2024 Examination Fee

Applicants belongs to General, OBC and EWS categories need to pay Rs. 3500/- Whereas SC, ST, PWD Candidates need to pay Rs. 2500/- as Examination fee During Application process.

GPAT 2024 Exam Pattern

The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computers network (CBT) as per scheme prescribed. An indicative Blueprint of the examination is as under:

The exam comprises of 125 Multiple Choice Questions with each question having 4 response options/ distractors in English language only. Candidates are required to select the correct/best/most appropriate response/answer out of the 4 response options provided in each question. Time allotted is 3 hrs (180 minutes).

Each Question Carries 4 Marks.

There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

Type of QuestionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Allied Subjects38152
Pharmaceutics and Allied Subjects38152
Pharmacognosy & Allied Subjects1040
Pharmacology and Allied Subjects28112
Other Subjects1144
TOTAL125500

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