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GPAT Exam Analysis 2022 (Out) - Exam Review, Paper Analysis, Difficulty Level

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 11 Apr, 2022 12:40

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GPAT 2022 Exam Analysis (Out)

GPAT exam analysis 2022 has been made available on this page. The aptitude test was successfully held on April 9, 2022 and the highlights, difficulty level & other details have been shared below.

GPAT is a popular exam for admission to the best M.Pharm Colleges in India. The online exam is a gateway for students to pursue higher education in the field of Pharmacy. With the help of the exam analysis, candidates can find out the difficulty level of the examination, other examinees' views on the question paper, and speculate their scores. The detailed GPAT 2022 exam analysis has been captured in the table given below:

Day & Date

Key Exam Highlights

Detailed Analysis Link

Question Paper Link

April 9, 2022 (Saturday)

The overall difficulty level of the exam was Moderate to Difficult. Questions were mainly from Class 11th & Class 12th.

GPAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis

Memory-Based GPAT 2022 Question Paper

GPAT Previous Years' Exam Analysis

Until the conduction of GPAT 2022, candidates may go through the previous years' analysis below. 

GPAT 2021 Exam Analysis

National Testing Agency (NTA) has successfully conducted the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) in computer-based mode on February 27, 2021, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The detailed GPAT exam analysis by experts is now provided below. 

Overall Exam Analysis of GPAT 2021


Expected Cutoff GPAT 2021

150-160 Marks

Most Difficult Section in GPAT 2021


Easy Sections in GPAT 2021

Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics 

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GPAT Answer Key 2022

GPAT Cutoff 2022

GPAT 2020 Exam Analysis

GPAT 2020 exam was conducted on 28th Jan 2020. Over the past few GPAT exam analysis trends, it has been noticed that the Chemistry section of the exam has been a tough section for the students. According to the GPAT 2020 exam analysis, Questions Featured in GPAT 2020 are Antiplatelet, glaucoma, tubocurarine, and digestion question. The detailed GPAT 2020 exam analysis will be updated here soon.

Some of the most important questions featured in GPAT 2020 are as follows:

Saccharin how many times sweeter than sucrose?

Thixotropy related question

The concentration of dye ink dye and lake formulation

Mis branded related question?

Cosmetic manufacturing-related question?

GPAT 2017 Exam Analysis

GPAT 2017 was conducted on 28th & 29th January 2018. Overall, the examination was easy as compared to the GPAT exam conducted in 2016. According to some students, 3 hours was sufficient for them to complete the paper and they even had spare time to review their answers. The questions asked in the paper were from various topics including Microbiology, Celtics, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Medicinal Chemistry, Cognosy, Organic & Inorganic Chemistry, Cology & Pharmaceutical Management.

Section-wise Analysis of GPAT 2017

Pharmaceutics: This section was quite simple. Out of the total 20 questions, around 12-14 turned out to be quite easy as they only required the implementation of basic concepts. Around 15-17 attempts with 90% accuracy were considered good for this section.

Pharmacognosy: With a moderate difficulty level, this section had many direct questions. Out of the 19 questions, around 13-15 attempts with 90% accuracy was considered good.

Pharmaceutical Analysis: Rated as an easy section to attempt, it had a total of 13 questions. In this section, there were 3 Statement/Conclusion type questions. Also, there were single questions only and no set-based questions in this section. Out of the 13 questions, around 8-9 attempts with 90% accuracy was considered good.

Chemistry (Medicinal/Organic/Inorganic): The difficulty level of this section was easy-to-medium, with a total number of 30 questions. Around 15-17 attempts with 85-90% accuracy was considered good.

Pharma Cology: There were around 15 questions in this section and the difficulty level was moderate. Around 9-11 attempts with 85% accuracy was considered good.

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence/Pharmaceutical Management/Microbiology: This section had been rated as easy. Out of all 26 questions, around 6-8 attempts with 90% accuracy was considered good.


No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Pharma Ceutics


Easy to Moderate




Easy to Moderate


Pharmaceutical Analysis






Moderate to Difficult


Pharma Cology




Pharmaceutical Jurisprudance / Pharmaceutical Management / Microbiology


Easy to Moderate




Easy to Moderate


Disclaimer: All details related to the analysis have been gathered from various sources, and are subject to change. Candidates must cross-check with the official website of the examination before taking a final decision.

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