Guru Nanak Dev University Common Entrance Test(M.Pharmacy) Exam Pattern
- Total Marks: 100 marks
- Total Questions: 100 Questions
- Test duration- 2 hours
- Marking System –
- 1 mark will be given for each right answer and there will be no negative marking.
|No. Of Subject||9|
|No. Of Unit||9|
|No. Of Chapter||70|
- Matter and properties of matter
- Micromeretics and powder rheology
- Surface and interfacial phenomenon
- Viscosity and rheology
- Dispersion systems
- Kinetics and drug Stability
- Sources of crude drugs of natural origin and their classification
- plant growth regulators
- Adulteration and types of adulterants
- Methods of evaluation of crude drugs
- classes of phytoconstituents- Alkaloids
- diagnostic features
- chemical constituents
- substituents and allied drugs
- Study of fibres used in pharmacy
- Plant tissue culture
- Applications of plant tissue culture
- Quality assurance and quality control methods
- Pharmacopoeial assays
- Chromatographic methods (Paper, TLC, Column, GC and HPLC)
- Conductometry and Polarography
- Gravimetric analysis
- Concepts of qualitative and quantitative analysis
- General pharmacological principles including Toxicology
- Autonomic nervous system
- Gastro intestinal system and Respiratory system
- Pharmacology of Autacoids
- Pharmacology of Endocrine system
- Thyroid hormones and Antithyroid drugs
- Oral hypoglycemics
- Progesterone and Oral contraceptives
- Androgens and Anabolic steroids
- Chemotherapeutic agents
- Clinical Pharmacy
- Passage of drugs across biological barrier
- Basic principles of Pharmacokinetics
- Compartment kinetics
- Concept of clearance
- I.V. drug administration
- Bioavailability and bioequivalence
- Concept of clearance
- Introduction to drug design
- Stereochemistry of drug molecules
- Hypnotics and Sedatives
- Local Anaesthetics
- Cardiovascular drugs
- Antihypertensive drugs
- Chemotherapeutic agents
How to prepare
Make a proper Time Table
It is very important that you make a timetable and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.
Concept clarity rather than rotes learning
It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basics and concepts before moving on.
It is very important to make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.
It is not possible for you to know everything in your syllabus, at least not at the time of preparation. Sooner or later you will run into a concept or so which will give you trouble and then it is best you seek guidance from an instructor or a teacher. It is necessary that you clear your doubts at regular intervals and don’t prolong things for long. Getting into a good coaching class is nothing to be ashamed off and if anything a regular coaching class will enable you to avoid roadblocks in your preparation.
Even though there may be a complete change in the exam pattern or the expected questions altogether, it is important that you practice on the sample and previous years question papers available for the engineering exam you’d be attempting. You will know the existing pattern and have a fair idea of the type of questions to expect in the paper along with the time constraint.
The paper pattern, duration of the paper and the number of questions to be attempted in the given amount of time is not something you will be able to pick up on the day of the examination. A Mock Test tests a student’s abilities as it not only provides a similar feel of real exams but also helps in building speed and confident to face the exam. Furthermore, they can improve their performance to get an extra edge in actual exams.
Time management can be learnt through thorough practice and regular test taking. So it is important that you practice it and practice it well.
Most the entrance examinations will have negative marking and everyone would suggest you stay clear of questions are not sure about. But some experts are of the opinion that you answer the questions in which you are confused between an option or two because there will also be a chance of getting it right.
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