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Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test-M. Pharmacy No. From academic year 2016-17 onwards, the GPAT exam will be conducted only once a year on 3rd Sunday of January. The GPAT -2016 will be conducted on 17th January 2016.

Am I eligible for registration for Ph. D. after qualifying in Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2016 examination? Although the GPAT-2016 score card is valid only for one year but this is for the purpose of obtaining scholarship in M. Pharmacy course. After completing M. Pharm Degree if someone is interested in getting registered for Ph.D. degree then GPAT scorecard is valid beyond one year and the applicant need not appear in Ph.D. entrance/eligibility examination conducted by Indian universities

How is the computer-based online examination different from the conventional paper-based examinations? The computer-based online examination is more or less the same except that a candidate reads a question on a computer terminal and clicks on the correct answer, instead of reading on a paper booklet and using a pencil/pen to darken the ovals on an answer sheet.

Can I appear for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) for practice purpose, though I am aware that I am not eligible? No. Only eligible candidates can appear for the test.

No. Only eligible candidates can appear for the test. Candidates are appearing for test in India are required to pay registration fee either by Online (Credit / Debit cards / Net banking).

Can I use my coaching institute's or a friend's email address when registering for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) ? No, you need to have a valid and unique email address of yourself which you will be using at least for the next eight months

What are the timings to contact the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) exam helpline? The FAQs, IVRS and online instructions are designed to enable self-service. You are requested to use these tools which can guide you through the entire process and help answer most of your queries. In case you are still facing issues, then GPAT Customer Care Support is available by phone and email 24x7. Helpline numbeThe dates of counseling and allotment shall be notified by the All India Council for Technical Education. NOTE: Original documents to be produced at the time of counseling.r: 022-66258304 Fax number : 022-25814283 E-mail id: customercare@aicte-gpat.in Phone support availability: 3rd November, 2015 – 18th February, 2016, 8.00 am - 10.00 pm everyday Daily Webmail support will be available from 3rd November, 2015 – 18th February, 2016. Queries, received by webmail, will be responded within 2 business days. Do not send the same email multiple times, as it will delay the response process.

Does the name need to match with the names appearing on the identification documents? Your name needs to be exactly identical to the name on your Xth Mark sheet or equivalent for candidates appearing for GPAT. Note: - If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, you must show the relevant document such as Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, Legal Name Change Document and submit a photocopy at the time of the examination of GPAT -2016 and interview and at the time of joining a programme at institutes.

If I complete my Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) exam before three hours, can I leave early? No. even if you complete the exam before the scheduled end time, you will not be allowed to leave the exam hall. You are allowed to leave the exam only after the scheduled three hours of exam are over. You cannot leave in between the exam even if you finish the exam early.

How do I get my Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) Admit Card, whom should I contact? You need to login on the website www.aicte-gpat.in using your username & password and select "Admit Card" to print your Admit Card directly from the website. In case you are unable to take the printout you may seek help of Call Centre / Helpdesk at the following contact : 022-66258304

Who is eligible to take the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) test under the Physically Disabled category? As per the "Persons with Disability Act, 1995", candidate appearing for GPAT in India qualifies to be a Physically Disabled (PWD) candidate if he/she suffers from any of the listed disabilities, to the extent of not less than 40% as certified by a medical authority. Following are the categories defined by AICTE for PWD candidates: a.Visually impaired b.Physically handicapped c.Hearing Impairment d.Dumb

Which universities / institutes will consider Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) scores for admission? All AICTE approved Institutes / Departments of Universities are expected to accept GPAT scores. The specific notifications issued by Universities and State Governments are available at GPAT website; www.aicte-gpat.in.

How long is the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2016 exam score valid? The GPAT -2016 exam score will be valid for one year which is for admissions to academic year 2016-17 only.

I am a B. Pharmacy third year student. Am I eligible for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2016? No, B. Pharmacy third year students are not eligible to appear in GPAT-2016 examination.

I am a Nepali student studying in B. Pharmacy final year in India. Can I appear in Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2016 examination? Yes, you can appear in GPAT-2016 examination but your admission into a postgraduate course in pharmacy and scholarship will be governed by the rules/norms set by MHRD, Government of India.