NAT Board Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test GPAT 2024 Admissions Online Form 2024

Name of Post: NAT Board Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test GPAT 2024 Admissions Online Form 2024

Post Date / Update: 29 April 2024

Short Information : National Board Of Examinations In Medical Sciences (NBE) has relased Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test GPAT 2024 Admissions Notification. Those candidates who are interested in this Admission To GPAT 2024 can apply online from 19 April 2024 to 08 May 2024. Read the notification for Admissions eligibility, Course Details information, Document Required, age limit, How to Apply and all other information.

GPAT Exam Highlights

Full Exam NameGraduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test
Short Exam NameGPAT
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)2000 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOnline
Mode of CounsellingOnline / Offline
Participating Colleges43
Exam Duration3 Hours

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification– Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
– Candidates pursuing the final year of B.Pharm can also apply but must complete their degree before admission.
Nationality– Indian citizens
Age Limit– No specific age limit
Reserved Categories– Some reserved categories may have relaxed eligibility criteria (e.g., SC, ST, OBC, PwD)
Attempts Allowed– Candidates can attempt the GPAT exam up to three times in their lifetime.
Valid Identification– A valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., Aadhar card, passport, driver’s license) is required for registration and exam day.
Foreign Nationals– Eligible foreign nationals can apply but may need to meet additional criteria, so check with the conducting authority.


Pharmaceutical Chemistry:

    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Biochemistry

    • Physical Pharmacy
    • Pharmaceutical Engineering
    • Pharmaceutics
    • Dosage Forms
    • Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy

    • General Pharmacology
    • Pharmacology of Peripheral Nervous System
    • Pharmacology of Central Nervous System
    • Pharmacology of Cardiovascular System
    • Pharmacology of Endocrine System
    • Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal System
    • Chemotherapy
    • Pharmacology of Drugs Acting on Blood and Blood-Forming Organs

    • Sources of Drugs
    • Classification of Crude Drugs
    • Herbal Formulations

    • Introduction to Microbiology
    • Classification and Economic Importance of Microorganisms
    • Techniques in Microbiology
    • Microbial Spoilage
    • Fermentation Technology

    • Introduction to Biotechnology
    • Microbial Technology
    • Genetic Engineering
    • Biotechnology in Health Care
Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics:

    • Clinical Evaluation of Drugs
    • Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Interactions
    • Drug Information Services
    • Therapeutics and Disease State Management
Pharmaceutical Analysis:

    • Importance of Quality Control in Pharmacy
    • Acid-Base Titrations
    • Non-Aqueous Titrations
    • Oxidation-Reduction Titrations
    • Precipitation Reactions

    • Cell and Biomolecular Structure
    • Enzymes
    • Carbohydrates
    • Amino Acids and Proteins
    • Lipids
    • Nucleic Acids
    • Vitamins
    • Hormones
Pharmaceutical Management:

    • Introduction to Management
    • Planning and Forecasting
    • Organization and Staffing
    • Directing and Controlling
    • Marketing Management
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence:

    • Legal Metrology Act
    • Pharmacy Act
    • Drugs and Cosmetics Act
    • Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act
    • Medicinal and Toilet Preparations Act
Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy:

    • Introduction to Dispensing
    • Posology
    • Prescription
    • Incompatibilities
    • Dispensed Medications

Exam Pattern

Exam ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 hours (180 minutes)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total QuestionsTypically around 125 to 150 questions
Marking Scheme+4 marks for each correct answer
Negative Marking-1 mark for each incorrect answer
Total MarksVaries each year based on the number of questions
SectionsGenerally divided into four sections:
1. Pharmaceutics
2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
3. Pharmacology
4. Pharmacognosy
SyllabusA wide range of topics covering pharmacy subjects such as pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, and more.
Medium of ExamEnglish

Documents Required at Exam

  • GPAT admit card
  • Valid photo ID proof
  • Photograph similar to the one uploaded with the application form
  • PwD certificate if applicable

GPAT 2024 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Paytm | BHIM | Other

To fill the GPAT application form candidates had to first register and then enter their details related to academic, personal, communication address, qualifying examination, etc. Thereafter, scanned images of the photograph and signatures are uploaded.

Steps to fill GPAT Application Form

Step 1: Registration Candidates must enter their personal and contact details, choose a password, and then submit them. A system-generated Application Number displays which must be noted down. This is used to complete the remaining details and steps in the GPAT application form 2024. It is also required for all future correspondence and subsequent logins Step 2: Complete the GPAT Application Form Candidates must login with their GPAT 2024 Application Number and Password to fill the remaining details in the application form. Step 3: Upload Scanned Images of Candidate The images as specified below must be uploaded. Both the photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format. The size of the scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb while that of the signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb. The photograph should be coloured or black/white (but in clear contrast). Imp: Facility for correction in images is not provided. So it is advisable to upload the images correctly Step 4: Pay Examination Fee Candidates have to deposit application fees either online or offline mode.

  • For online mode: Candidates can use credit/debit card/net banking/Paytm/UPI
  • For Online mode: Payment through cash at any designated SBI bank branches

Payment Details:

  • General – Rs. 2000
  • OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/Female/Transgender: Rs. 1000

Step 5: Print the Confirmation Page After successful payment, candidates are able to print the confirmation page. This is to be kept safe for future reference. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of the fee, candidates may note that the transaction may have been canceled and the amount is refunded to the candidate’s account. In such a case, they may have to make another payment to successfully submit the GPAT application form.

Application Fees

GeneralOnlineMale₹ 2000
General, OBC, EWS, SC, STOnlineFemale₹ 1000
EWS, SC, OBC, STOnlineMale, Transgender₹ 1000
General, OBC, EWS, SC, STOnlineMale, Female, Transgender₹ 1000

Admit Card

The admit card for GPAT 2024 mentions details related to the exam, test centre, hall ticket number, the name of the candidate, etc. To download the GPAT admit card candidates need to log in using their application number, date of birth, and security pin. However, before downloading the GPAT admit card 2024, candidates must check all the details printed on it. Also, candidates must remember that GPAT 2024 admit card is an important document. If a candidate fails to carry it to the examination hall, they are not allowed to appear for the GPAT.

Steps to download GPAT admit card:

  • Visit the website of NTA GPAT 2024 at
  • Click on the link to ‘download GPAT 2024 admit card’
  • Candidates can download it by using the application number and password or date of birth
  • Enter the login credentials and click on submit
  • The GPAT admit card appears on screen for download.

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