GPAT 2023 Application form last date is March 13, 2023. The date for the exam will be announced in the official website very soon. GPAT exam is conducted once every year at the National Level to provide admission to the candidates into the M.Pharm programme. GPAT is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in computer-based online mode. The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/ Constituent Colleges/ University Departments/Affiliated Colleges. Candidates can apply for the GPAT online mode. The candidates must read the complete article to know all about GPAT 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counseling etc.
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) Latest Updates
GPAT 2023 Application Formhas been released in the month of February 2023.
NTA will close GPAT 2023 registrations on March 13. Candidates can now apply for GPAT 2023 on the offical website i.e. https://gpat.nta.nic.in./
The application correction window will be available from March 14 to March 16.
GPAT 2023 Exam will most likely to held in April 2023.
GPAT 2023 Exam Status
Candidates can check the GPAT 2023 exam status from the below table:
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2023 Status
Application Forms out
GPAT 2023 Important Dates
Candidate can check here all the important GPAT 2023 dates for the application form in the given table below:
GPAT 2023 Schedule
Commencement of applications for GPAT 2023
13 February 2023
Last date to fill application Form
06 March 2023
Last date to upload documents and pay the application fee
18 March 2023
Application Form Correction
07 to 09 March 2023
Availability of admit card
Question paper and candidate response sheet release
Candidates need to go to the official website and fill out the online application form.
The candidates are allowed to submit one application only.
The candidates must fill out the GPAT 2023 application form carefully and submit the same on time.
Multiple applications submitted by the candidate will not be accepted by conducting body.
Candidates must provide a valid email id and password as this will be used for providing necessary details about the examination.
Upload scanned copy of recent photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
Candidates must regularly visit NTA's website for getting the latest updates and must check their email id regularly to know the information regarding GPAT.
After completion of the application process, candidates must take the printout copy of their filled registration form for further process.
GPAT 2023 Application Fee
Candidates can check the category wise GPAT application fees 2023 in the given below table:
GPAT Application Fee
General/ Non-creamy layer OBC
Male - Rs. 2,000/-
Female - Rs. 1000/-
Male - Rs. 1000/-
Female - Rs. 1000/-
Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee using SBI MOPS (Multiple Option Payment System) of India either through:
(i) Online Mode: Credit/ Debit card and Net Banking
(ii)Offline Mode: Cash Deposit through e-challan at State Bank of India Branches only
GPAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates need to have all the information about the GPAT Eligibility 2023. This information will enable the candidates to ensure their eligibility before they start filling the application form. Following are the details about GPAT Eligibility:
A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy is mandatory. There is no minimum percentage of marks required
Applicants who have B.tech in Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology or any equivalent degree are not eligible for the examination.
Duration of graduation course:
Candidates must have completed 4 years of graduation after 10+2. Lateral entry candidates must also complete 4 years of graduation after 10+2
There is no age limit to apply for GPAT.
The candidate must be a citizen of India.
GPAT 2023 Admit Card
Candidates can download the GPAT 2023 Admit Card from 06 April 2023. Candidates must go through the given below points regarding GPAT admit card 2023:
Candidates have to download the admit card from the official website.
Candidates are required to login with their registration number and password.
Candidates must check the whole admit card carefully so that there is no mistake.
Admit card contains details such as candidate name, roll number, exam centre, exam date and time, and test centre address.
Candidates must take the printout of their admit card for examination.
The Preparation Tips are listed below by the experts and are targeted at the Candidates planning to look for some guidance and moral support for their preparation which might help them in scoring good in the examination:
Candidates are requested to go through the Syllabus first of all the things and before even starting their preparation, they must prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources and various other important factors.
Make notes of everything, put tags and sticky notes.
Daily revision is an important aspect as what the candidate studied becomes faded and needs to be polished time and again.
Make stronger points even better and work on weak points as well.
NTA will release the question paper and response sheet for GPAT 2023 on its official website. To download these, candidates need to log in using the application number, and password/date of birth. The responses marked by the candidate in the exam are available in the question paper itself. Candidates can view/download the GPAT question paper and response sheet for a limited time period only. Use these to cross-check your answers with that provided in the answer key.
GPAT 2023 Exam Day Instructions
On the exam day, the candidates have to follow certain rules and times. The same is available below:
The candidates shall report to the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time.
The registration desk closes 60 minutes prior to the examination.
The candidate must show, on-demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA’s website for entry in the examination room/hall.
A candidate who does not possess a valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances.
A seat indicating roll number is allocated to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit in their allocated seats only. Any candidate found to have changed room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled.
For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of tests for any reason, the NTA shall not be responsible for the conduct of a re-test, under any circumstance.
GPAT 2023 Answer Key
NTA GPAT Answer key will release after examination on the official website. Candidates must go through the given below point related to GPAT 2023 answer key:
After examination, NTA will release the answer key on the website(www.ntagpat.nic.in)
Information regarding the date shall be displayed on the NTA website.
Those candidates, who are not satisfied with the answer key may challenge the authority by a challenge by filling out the online application form and paying a processing charge.
The processing charge is Rs.200/- per question.
Candidates can pay the processing charge by using credit/debit card/Net banking.
Once the candidate pays the charge it cannot be refunded in any situation.
GPAT 2023 Result
GPAT 2023 result regarding important information .Candidates can check the GPAT result 2023 declared by National Test Agency(NTA). Candidates must go through the given below points regarding the result:
The result has been announced based on the final answer key.
Candidates are advised to download their scorecards from the website only because no scorecard will be sent to the candidate.
There shall be no chance for re-valuation/re-checking of the Score.
GPAT 2023 scorecard will be valid for three years.
The actual marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of the result of GPAT-2023.
No complaint concerning answer key(s) after the declaration of result of GPAT will be considered.
GPAT 2023 All India Merit List
National Testing Agency announces All India rank list based on the total marks obtained by the candidates in Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT). The list is declared with the result in the PDF format. Candidates who qualify the test by obtaining minimum cutoff marks are given place in the GPAT 2023 merit list. The merit list has the below-given details:
NTA score (The NTA Score or the Percentile indicates the percentage of candidates that have scored eual to or below you)
Status – qualified/unqualified
GPAT 2023 Cut off Marks
The GAPT cutoff 2023 marks are declared with the release of the merit list and the same varies for all categories. Candidates can refer to previous year cut off marks from the table below.
GPAT Cut off
Cutoff marks in 2019
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
GPAT 2023 Counseling
NTA conducts the GAPT 2023 counselling process after the announcement of the result through online mode. The candidates who meet the cut-off criterion are shortlisted for the counselling. As per the exam, all necessary documents including academic certificates, identity proof, work experience certificate (if applicable), etc. will be verified. After that, candidates can take admission for the course allotted to them by paying the course fee.
Documents Required at Counseling
Photo Identity Proof
Passport Size Photograph
Admission Process via GPAT 2023
There is no centralized counselling process for GPAT 2023. Candidates have to apply separately for various institutes. Then, on the basis of GPAT 2023 score and all India rank, the candidates are called for the counselling process. The process of counselling for each college varies.
GPAT 2023 Reservation
In case of institutes run by the central government, the rervation of seats among the various categories is as follows:
Note: Each category also has 5% horizontal reservations for Persons with Disabilities (PwD).
GPAT 2023 Participating Institutes
There are over 800+ participating institutes for GPAT. Some of the top GPAT institutes are as follows:
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali
Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi
Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT BHU, Varanasi
Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam
University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, etc.
GPAT Test Centers 2023
Candidates should check the GPAT 2023 Test centre list(Tentative) which is mentioned below in the table:
Test Centers (Tentative)
Jammu & Kashmir
GPAT 2023 Highlights
Candidates must check the GPAT 2023 entrance basic information given below:
National Test Agency is a government agency that has been established in 2017 to conduct entrance exam for higher education institute. It has been approved by the Union Council of Minister. Vineet Joshi is appointed as the first director-general of the agency. NTA office is in Sector 62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. NTA conducts the Various exam to offer admission in engineering, medical, pharmacy, management, Delhi University and college or university teaching and fellowship.
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test is an entrance exam for providing admission in Master of Pharmacy. Till 2018, this national level entrance exam was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education, but from 2019 exam is conducted by the National Test Agency(NTA). Only those candidates who possess Indian citizenship are allowed to appear for the examination.
GPAT Important Dates
Admit Card Downloading Date
06 Apr 2023
GPAT 2023 Form Date
13 Feb - 06 Mar 2023
GPAT 2023 Exam Date
09 Apr 2023
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test Exam Pattern
Question Paper Type :
Multiple Choice Questions
NOTE:1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ques 1: Can I submit more than one application form?
Ques 2: Do I need to send the confirmation page of payment to NTA via post?
Ques 3: When GPAT 2023 will be conducted?
Ques 4: How can I register for the GPAT 2023 exam?
Ques 5: When will the GPAT 2023 Application Form be available?
Ques 6: Will the GPAT 2023 Application Form have a correction facility?
Ques 7: Is it possible to apply for GPAT 2023 in the offline mode?
Ques 8: What will the application fee for the GPAT 2023 be?
Ques 9: When can I get my hands on your GPAT 2023 Admit Card?
Ques 10: What will the examination medium be?
Ques 11: When is the deadline for submitting the application form?
Form Start Date:
13 Feb 2023
Form End Date:
06 Mar 2023
The last date to submit the form was on 06 Mar 2023