GPAT 2018 Exam


20 Oct, 2017

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About GPAT 2018

GPAT 2018 (short for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) had been organised on 21st January, 2018. GPAT is a national-level entrance test, which is organised by the All India Council of Technical Education, AICTE. Through this examination, candidates get admission in the postgraduate programmes in Pharmacy. GPAT 2018 registration started from 18th October, 2018, two days prior to the scheduled date, which was 20th October, 2018. A time window of about two months is given, during which aspirants can go to the official website to apply.

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GPAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility norms for appearing in GPAT 2018 is defined by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education). Candidates should go through the norms before filling the online application form. The GPAT 2018 eligibility norm is given below:

  • Candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, which means that 4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates.
  • Candidates in the final year of B. Pharmacy programme are also eligible to appearing in the GPAT exam.
  • B.Tech in Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology/any Equivalent examination candidates are not eligible to appear ...

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GPAT Syllabus 2018

GPAT 2018 Syllabus is prescribed by AICTE and it can be changed by the authority from year to year. GPAT 2018 Syllabus covers many aspects related to pharmaceuticals, such as Chemistry, Engineering, Management, Technology and even legal and regulatory knowledge about pharmaceutical business.




Basic principles of cell injury and adaptation, Basic mechanism of inflammation and repair, Hypersensitivity, Autoimmunity and diseases of immunity, Neoplastic diseases, Shock, Biological effects of radiation, Protein-calorie malnutrition, vitamins, Obesity and starvation, Pathophysiology of common diseases, Infectious diseases

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Bio-pharmaceutics, Bio-availability and bio-equivalence, Bio-pharmaceutical statistics

Organic Chemistry

General principles, Different classes of ...

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GPAT Exam Pattern 2018

  • GPAT 2018 is an online exam, which is organised once a year.
  • GPAT 2018 consists of 125 questions and candidates get 180 minutes (3 hours) to complete the examination.
  • GPAT 2018 comprises of MCQs (Multiple Choice Type questions), which are related to various topics like Chemistry and Pharmaceutics.

Highlights of GPAT Exam Pattern 2018

Name of examination

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2018

Popularly known as

GPAT 2018


Once a year

Examination Mode


Total number of questions


Total Duration

3 Hours (180 minutes)

Total Marks


GPAT Marking Scheme 2018

  • Every correct answer is awarded 4 marks. Thus, the ...

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How to Prepare for GPAT 2018

GPAT, short for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test, is a national-level examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for admission into post graduate Pharmacy courses. AICTE conducts GPAT as per the instructions by Ministry of Human Resource Development and Government of India. The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE approved/affiliated institutes and colleges.

GPAT is conducted in online mode and it is meant for aspirants to pursue M.Pharm programme from India's best pharmacy colleges such as NIPER, BHU, and DIPSAR. Since the exam is a gateway for students to land seats at the top-notch pharmacy ...

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GPAT Exam Analysis 2018

GPAT is a popular exam for admission to best M.Pharm Colleges in India. Conducted by AICTE every year in the month of January, the online exam is a gateway for students to pursue higher education in the field of Pharmacy. Once the result is out, the admission rounds take place until the month of April and the academic sessions start in July-Aug. GPAT 2018 was held on 21st January, 2018, and candidates would be able to check the GPAT Answer Key 2018 soon after the exam is conducted.

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GPAT 2018 Result

GPAT 2018 Result has been released on 15th February, 2018 on AICTE-GPAT official website. Post the result announcement, candidates are advised to take a print out of their respective GPAT 2018 scorecards for further counselling and admission process. Check Your GPAT Result 2018!

How to Check GPAT 2018 Result

  • Click on the link “View Result” tab.
  • You will be redirected to a new page where you will be required to enter your login credentials such as your Registered Email ID and password.
  • Then, click on ‘Sign In’ tab.
  • You ...

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GPAT Counselling Process 2018

GPAT 2018 Counselling will start tentatively on 20th February, 2018. Those who successfully pass GPAT 2018 with qualifying scores will be eligible for counselling.

  • Candidates can participate in the GPAT counselling organised by the institutions individually.
  • The allotment of seats is based on candidates' scores in the entrance exam.
  • On the basis of GPAT scores 2018, candidates are required to participate in the admission process of respective institutions.
  • A candidate has to take certain set of important documents to the counselling centre such as:
    • GPAT 2018 scorecard,
    • Any government approved identity card (Voter ID card, Aadhar card, etc.)
    • Academic documents ...

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GPAT 2018 Admit Card

The GPAT 2018 admit card was issued by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in the first week of January. The GPAT admit card/hall ticket is usually released in online mode on the official website of AICTE-GPAT, i.e. To download the admit card of GPAT, test-takers have to enter their login credentials – Login ID and Password on the official website.

The GPAT 2018 entrance exam was held on 21st January, 2018, and it is mandatory for GPAT aspirants to carry their GPAT 2018 admit card and a photo ID proof to the exam centre ...

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How to Apply for GPAT 2018

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2018 Registration Process ended on 25th December, 2017. GPAT is organised by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) for admission to Postgraduate Pharmacy courses. GPAT score is accepted by AICTE recognised University Departments/Institutions/Constituent Colleges /Affiliated Colleges. 

The GPAT application form can be filled in online mode on the official website of AICTE. Before you start the GPAT 2018 application process, please ensure you have the following things:

  • A system with good Internet connection,
  • Educational Details,
  • A scanned photograph of white background and signature,
  • Valid Mobile Number and email ID,
  • Credit ...

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GPAT 2018 Answer Key

The GPAT 2018 answer key is released by the conducting authority, i.e. AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) in online mode on the official website, i.e. www.aicte-gpat. The GPAT 2018 was held on 21st January, 2018 and the answer key of GPAT 2018 is released once the exam is conducted successfully.

GPAT is conducted every year for candidates willing to pursue postgraduate pharmacy courses from AICTE approved Institutions/University Departments and Constituent Colleges. By viewing the GPAT 2018 answer key, candidates get to know their expected score and performance in the exam. The GPAT 2018 ...

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GPAT Conducting Body

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test, commonly known as GPAT, is a national level entrance examination organised by AICTE (short for All India Council for Technical Education) every year as per the guidelines of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. This examination facilitates the institutions to select suitable Pharmacy graduates for admission to M.Pharm programmes. The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. Some scholarships and other financial assistance in the field of Pharmacy are also given on the basis of GPAT score.

GPAT 2018 Important Dates



Start Date of Registration Process

20th October, 2017

End Date of Registration Process

25th December, 2017

Admit card

5th January, 2018

Date of Examination

21st January, 2018

Announcement of Result

15th February, 2018

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Contact Details

All India Council For Technical Education

7th Floor, Chanderlok Building

Janpath, New Delhi-110 001

Phone no: +91-8429996897

Important Dates

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GPAT 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration 20 Oct to 18 Dec, 2017
Exam Date 21 Jan, 2018
Declaration of Result 08 Feb, 2018

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