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GPAT 2023 - Exam Date, Notification, Eligibility, Registration, Exam Pattern, Latest Updates

Updated By Vidhi Thakkar on 23 Nov, 2022 14:54

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About GPAT 2023

GPAT 2023 (short for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) is a national-level entrance test organized by the National Testing Agency. The GPAT 2023 score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. Candidates who have completed their B.Pharma course and are now looking for admission to the M.Pharma programme have to appear in GPAT. 

This 3-hours long examination is conducted once every year by the NTA. In order to score well in GPAT 2023, one must be well acquainted with every step of the selection process, which includes the GPAT application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation strategy, result, and selection process. All of this information can be found here on CollegeDekho. ​

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GPAT Important Dates 2023

Here are the important dates of GPAT 2023 - 

Events

Dates

Online Submission of the Application Form

To be announced

Last Date for Payment of Fees

To be announced

Application Form Correction

To be announced

Admit Card

To be announced

GPAT 2023 Exam Date

To be announced

Answer Key

To be announced

Deadline to Raise Objection

To be announced

GPAT 2023 Final Answer Key

To be announced

GPAT 2023 Result

To be announced

GPAT Conducting Body

The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test, commonly known as GPAT, is a national level entrance examination organised by the National Testing Agency (NTA) as per the guidelines of the 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. 

GPAT 2023 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of GPAT 2023 exam are as follows - 

Exam Name

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test

Short Name

GPAT

Conducting Authority

NTA (National Testing Agency)

Exam Date

To be announced

Exam Level

National-level

Language of the Medium

English

Examination Mode

Online/ CBT (Computer-based)

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Exam Purpose

M.Pharm Admissions in India

Exam Duration

3 Hours/ 180 Minutes

Total Number of Questions

125

Types of Questions Asked

Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Maximum Marks

500 (125*4)

Validity of GPAT Score Card

3 Years

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GPAT 2023 Admit Card

GPAT admit card 2023 is released on the official website by NTA. Candidates are required to download the admit card for GPAT 2023 by logging in to the website. Only successfully registered candidates are provided with an admit card. Candidates must download the GPAT admit card and carry it during the examination.

GPAT 2023 Answer Key

GPAT answer key 2023 is released by NTA within 15 days after the exam has been conducted. Students can check the GPAT 2023 answer key online. NTA releases the provisional answer key first and candidates can challenge the provisional answer key for the GPAT exam if they find any discrepancies in the solution. Once the objection window is closed, the conducting body releases the final answer key for GPAT 2023.

GPAT 2023 Result

The GPAT result 2023 is announced after the exam has been completed. It is expected to be released 15-30 days post the test date. GPAT 2023 result is released online and candidates can check their results online by visiting the official website. Students can download their results by logging in using the credentials generated while filling the application form of GPAT exam. Candidates must secure their GPAT 2023 results until the admission process is completed.

GPAT 2023 Cutoff

GPAT cutoff 2023 is released along with the result and merit list. It is published to decide the minimum marks a candidate must secure in the exam. Candidates are selected for admission based on the marks secured in the GPAT cutoff and the category of the students. Candidates failing to reach the cutoff marks are not deemed eligible for admission. Candidates can check the cutoff marks for GPAT 2021 in the table below to understand the expected cutoff for GPAT 2023.

Category

Cutoff Marks

General

359-186

OBC

185-152

SC

185-114

ST

183-87

Economically Weak

185-155

GPAT 2023 Exam Centers

GPAT 2023 exam is held in different cities at various exam centres. Candidates can select the exam city centre of their choice while filling out the application form. Below mentioned are all the exam centres that candidates can select for appearing in the GPAT 2023 test.

Ahmedabad

Lucknow

Allahabad

Madurai

Amravati

Mangalore

Amritsar

Meerut

Aurangabad

Mumbai

Bangalore

Mysore

Bareilly

Nagpur

Bhavnagar

Nanded

Bhopal

Nasik

Bhubaneswar

Nellore

Chandigarh

Noida

Chennai

Panaji

Dehradun

Patna

Delhi

Pune

Gulbarga

Raipur

Gurgaon

Rajamundry

Guwahati

Rajkot

Gwalior

Ranchi

Hyderabad

Shimla

Indore

Srinagar

Jabalpur

Surat

Jaipur

Thiruvananthpuram

Jammu

Tirupati

Kanpur

Udaipur

Kochi

Vadodara

Kolhapur

Varanasi

Kolkata

Vijayawada

Khozikode

Visakhapatnam

Kurnool

Warangal

Contact Details

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre, 
Noida-201309

Email: ntanationaltestingagency@gmail.com

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FAQs about GPAT

How many M.Pharm seats will be granted in GPAT 2023 exam?

In the GPAT 2023 entrance exam, there will be more than 38,000 Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats.

How many questions will be asked in the GPAT 2023 exam?

The GPAT Entrance examination will consist a total of 125 questions and the time duration is 180 minutes.

Is calculator allowed in GPAT 2023 exam?

No, the calculator is not allowed in GPAT 2023 exam.

How many times can I appear for GPAT exam?

There are no limits to appear in the GPAT examination.

Who can apply for GPAT?

In order to appy, the applicant must be a resident of India and must have obtained a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy. The candidates who are in the final year of B.Pharm are also eligible for GPAT exam.

For which course GPAT 2020 is conducted?

Candidate gets admission in M.Pharma, offered by more than 800+ AICTE approved Universities, institutions, and colleges.

How many M.Pharm seats will be granted in GPAT 2022 exam?

In the GPAT 2022 entrance exam, there will be a total of  39,670 Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats.

Is calculator allowed in GPAT 2022 exam?

No, the calculator is not allowed in GPAT 2022 exam.

How many questions will be asked in the GPAT 2022 exam?

The GPAT Entrance examination will consist a total of 125 questions and the time duration is 180 minutes.

For which course GPAT 2022 is conducted?

Candidate gets admission in M.Pharma, offered by more than 800+ AICTE approved Universities, institutions, and colleges.

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