GPAT Scholarship Scheme 2021 - Eligibility, Procedure, Guidelines

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahPublished On: December 24, 2020

Check out the important details regarding GPAT 2021 Scholarship Scheme here along with eligibility, application, and other important guidelines here.

GPAT PG Scholarship Scheme

The official national entrance examination to get into one of the postgraduate pharmacy courses in India will be based on the GPAT 2021 or Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. The GPAT 2021 exam date has been released and the application process for the same has also begun.Students appearing for the examination must also learn about the GPAT 2021 scholarships which can be availed to ease the financial burden of pharmacy aspirants

GPAT PG scholarship 2021 can be availed by all candidates who qualify the entrance exam, the results to which have been declared by NTA in Feb 2021. However, scholarship aspirants will be required to satisfy certain criteria to avail the concession options. Here are some AICTE PG scholarship guidelines for GPAT 2021 scholarship that you, as an aspirant, are required to follow. 

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GPAT 2021 PG Scholarship Guidelines

GPAT 2021 PG Scholarship Eligibility

Documents Needed for GPAT Scholarship

GPAT Scholarship Application Process 2021

Duration of GPAT Scholarship

Rate of GPAT Scholarship

Student Undertaking for GPAT Scholarship

Student Behavior for GPAT Scholarship

Applicable Leaves Under GPAT Scholarship

Top Colleges for M.Pharm in India

GPAT PG Scholarship 2021 Highlights

Check out the GPAT PG Scholarship 2021 highlights, defining the various aspects of the scholarship and the benefits it holds for the candidate who gets selected for the scholarship scheme.



Scholarship Scheme

GPAT PG Scholarship 2021


GPAT Qualified Candidates Only

Applicable Course

M.Pharm Only

Duration of Scholarship

24 Months or Duration of Course

(Whichever is lower)

Rate of GPAT PG Scholarship 2021


If you wish to learn more about the GPAT PG scholarship 2021, then you can read through the article for detailed information regarding the PG scholarship scheme, such as detailed eligibility, application process and general guidelines and instructions.

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GPAT 2021 PG Scholarship Guidelines

If you wish to avail the scholarship facility offered by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), you must adhere to the GPAT 2021 Scholarship Guidelines, which you can read more about below. It is important that meet the requisite eligibility criteria and follow the protocols for availing the GPAT 2021 PG Scholarship.

GPAT PG Scholarship Eligibility Criteria 2021

AICTE has outlined a specific GPAT PG Scholarship eligibility criteria 2021, which needs to be met by all aspirants, prior to applying for the PG pharmacy scholarship. Here are the eligibility criteria for the 2021 GPAT scholarship.

  • PG Scholarship through AICTE for GPAT will only be applicable for Master in Pharmacy courses.

  • Candidates who have qualified GPAT 2021 and have taken admissions on the basis of GPAT 2021 alone be eligible for the scholarship. In other words, admissions taken to M.Pharm course before or after the validity period of GPAT will not be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Candidates who do not receive any other kind of scholarship or compensation such as salary, stipend, or equivalent, will not be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Foreign candidates and those who have taken admission through sponsorship or under management quota are not eligible for the scholarship.

  • Candidates admitted to all full-time courses, i.e. excluding all part-time courses, will be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Candidates who qualified GPAT 2021 under the OBC reservation category will not be eligible for the scholarship. Those qualified under the SC/ST/OBC (NCL) and Physically Handicapped category without authentic certificates for the same will also not be eligible for the scholarship



GPAT PG Scholarship

Master of Pharmacy Only

GPAT Qualified Candidates Only

Admissions Taken during GPAT 2021 validity Only

Candidates With No Other Source of Compensation/Scholarship are eligible

Sponsored/Management Quota/Foreign Students are not eligible

Full-Time Courses Only

For Reserved Categories

Qualified SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PwD Candidates with Proper & Authentic Certificates Only

Documents Required for GPAT PG Scholarship 2021

For those who have qualified the GPAT 2021 examination and aspire to avail the PG scholarship offered by AICTE. In order to be considered for the scholarship, you will be required to present the documents required for GPAT Scholarship 2021. Here is the list of documents to avail the GPAT 2021 scholarship.

  • A scanned copy of your GPAT 2021 scorecard

  • A scanned copy of the first page of your bank passbook, which should contain all the details of the beneficiary along with the name of the bank and its IFS Code.

  • A Scanned Copy of candidate’s Aadhar Card

  • For Reserved category:

    • Scanned copy of the respective reserved category.

    • OBC-NCL candidates must display a credible OBC non-creamy layer certificate which has been issued less than a year ago.

    • SC/St/PwD/OBC (NCL) category candidates must present the documents in support of their categories, which shall be attested by the Institute’s principal or a gazetted officer.

    • Reserved category candidates must present the certificates in Hindi or English. Otherwise, they must get the certificate translated by a notary officer or by the Institute’s Principal, as mentioned on the Institute letter-head. In cases of translation, the original and the translated documents need to be uploaded.

    • Other Documents that are to be submitted, must be self-attested by the candidates seeking the scholarship.


All Documents need to be legible and clear for a candidate to be accepted by the council.

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GPAT PG Scholarship 2021 Application Process

To avail the scholarship scheme, you must complete the GPAT PG Scholarship 2021 application process. The application process begins with the following steps:

  • Candidates are required to fill in all the details on the Student Portal at the institute’s website, such as GPAT score, personal as well as bank details and much more.

  • Once the details have been added to the courses, the candidates will be able to add their details to the student portal. However, they will not be allowed to edit or delete information that has been added previously. At this stage, the status will be kept at Verification Awaited by Institute.

  • Once the Institute verifies the data entered by the students, students will be able to check the attendance, as mandated for the PG scholarship for GPAT 2021.

  • The Institute will once again verify any new data that has been entered or added to the student information.

Once all the data has been verified, the applications will go through the necessary shortlisting processes, which will further lead to the approval for the grant of PG Scholarship scheme for GPAT 2021 qualified candidates.

GPAT 2021 PG Scholarship General Guidelines and Information

Here are some of the GPAT 2021 scholarship general guidelines and information that has been outlined by AICTE for PG Scholarship.

1) Duration of the GPAT PG Scholarship Scheme 2021

The GPAT qualified candidates who have applied for the GPAT PG scholarship scheme 2021 will be able to avail the scholarship for a duration of 24 months. AICTE outlines that the scholarship will be applicable for the entire duration of the course, as specified by the college for the respective course.


The duration of the PG scholarship 2021 for GPAT qualified candidates will, under no circumstances, be extended beyond the official duration of the course, i.e. from the commencement date of classes to the date of conclusion of the classes or 24 months, whichever is lower. 

2) Rate of GPAT PG Scholarship 2021

Once you have been selected for the scholarship, the rate of GPAT PG scholarship 2021, that has been outlined by AICTE dictates that you will be eligible for a scholarship of ₹12,400 every month for the entire specified duration of the course.


The rates of PG scholarship 2021 for GPAT will be specified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and is also subject to change as per requirement from time to time. An official notification regarding the same will be released by the Ministry. 

3) Student Undertaking for GPAT PG Scholarship 2021

Every student who gets selected for the scholarship must submit a student undertaking for GPAT PG scholarship 2021. The undertaking should be made as an assurance that the student will under no circumstance, will leave the course mid-way. Further, those who do leave the course midway will be required to refund the entire amount that had been drawn at the time of dropping the course. 

4) Student Behaviour

Students who have been selected for the GPAT PG Scholarship 2021, must ensure that they are at their best behaviour. Students who are caught for misbehaviour and misdemeanour during their course will have their scholarship discontinued, immediately.

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5) Applicable Leaves Under GPAT PG Scholarship

Candidates are eligible to take a specified number of leaves during the entire duration of the course. Here is a breakdown of the applicable leaves under GPAT PG scholarship 2021.


Total Leaves Alloted

Medical Leaves

30 Days in a Year

Casual Leaves

15 Leaves Every Year

Maternity Leaves

With Respect to Instructions by Govt. of India

Students who have availed the GPAT PG scholarship scheme offered by AICTE must note that the payment mode, as well as the procedure, will be controlled by AICTE. Any changes in the same will be notified to all candidates through the web-portal or newspaper. All the grants will be made to the bank account details that have been entered by the candidate during the application process.

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Top Colleges for M.Pharm in India

There are several colleges in India that offer the popular M.Pharm programme. If you are interested in pursuing the 2-year programme then check out this list of M.Pharm colleges in India.

Name of College

Course Offered

Annual Course Fee

Maharishi Markandeshwar University Sadopur



Ganpat University Mehsana

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics


M.Pharm in Pharmacology

M.Pharm in Quality Assurance

Bharat Institute of Technology Meerut

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics


M.Pharm in Pharmacology

Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology Greater Noida

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics


M.Pharm in Pharmacology

M.Pharm in Chemistry


GITAM University Vishakapatnam

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis


M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics

M.Pharm Pharmacology

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Sankalchand Patel University Visnagar

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics


M.Pharm in Quality Assurance

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology

Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology Kanpur

M.Pharm in Pharmacology


M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics

Chandigarh University

M.Pharm in Pharmacology


M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics


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These are just a few of the top colleges in India that offer an M.Pharm programme in India among a sea of options. If you are interested in pursuing the programme from one of these colleges or any other college of your choice, then you must fill out the Common Application Form, available on our website. Our counsellors can help you choose the perfect college and course for you as per your requirements. You can also avail FREE Counselling services by calling on our Toll-Free number at 1800-572-9877.

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