GPAT 2021 Admit Card has been released on 13 February 2021. GPAT 2021 last date to fill the application form has been 30 January 2021. GPAT 2021 Application form has been released by NTA on 23 December 2020. GPAT 2021 will be conducted by National Testing Agency(NTA). This exam is conducted once every year at the National Level to provide admission to the candidates into M.Pharm programme. Earlier this exam was being conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).The GPAT 2021 conducted 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 by online mode. The candidates must read the complete article to know all about GPAT 2021 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc.
NTA has released the GPAT 2021 Hall Ticket on 13 February 2021 on the official website.
GPAT 2021 exam will be held on 27 February 2021.
NTA has opened the GAPT 2021 correction window from 01 February 2021- 02 February 2021 on the official website.
The last date of GPAT 2021 Application Form was 30 January 2021.
GPAT 2021 Application Forms has already released on 23 December 2020.
GPAT 2021 Important Dates
Candidate can check here all the important GPAT 2021 dates for the application form in the given table below:
GPAT 2021 Important Dates
Commencement of applications for GPAT 2021
23 December 2020
Last date to fill application Form
30 January 2021
Last date to upload documents and pay the application fee
31 January 2021
Availability of admit card
13 February 2021
27 February 2021
Question paper and candidate response sheet release
To be announced
Availability of answer key
To be announced
Declaration of GPAT result 2021
31 March 2021
GPAT 2021 Admit Card
Candidates has been able to download the admit card on 13 February 2021. Candidates must go through the given below points regarding GPAT admit card 2021:
Candidates have to download the admit card from the official website.
Candidates required to login with their registration number and password.
Candidates must check the whole admit card carefully that there is no mistake.
Admit card contains details such as candidate name, roll number, exam centre, exam date and time, test centre address.
Candidates must take the print out of their admit card for examination.
Candidates must go through the given below points regarding GPAT syllabus 2021 for better preparation:
Biopharmaceutics and Pharma
Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy
GPAT 2021 Preparation Tips
The Preparation Tips are listed below by the experts and are targeted for 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 candidate studied becomes faded which needs to be polished time and again.
Make stronger points even better and work on weak points as well.
NTA will release question paper and response sheet for GPAT 2021 at its the official website. To download these, candidates need to log in using application number, password/date of birth. The responses marked by the candidate in the exam is available in the question paper itself. Candidates can view/download 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 2021 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 at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time.
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 the 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 on 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 canceled.
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 re-test, under any circumstance.
GPAT 2021 Answer Key
NTA GPAT Answer key will be released after examination on the official website. Candidates must go through the given below point related with GPAT 2021 answer key:
After examination, NTA will release the answer key on the website(www.ntagpat.nic.in)
Information regarding 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 the online application form and paying a processing charge.
Processing charge is Rs.1000/- 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 2021 Result
Candidates will be able to check the GPAT result 2021 declared by National Test Agency(NTA). Candidates must go through the given below points regarding result:
The result will be announced based on the final answer key.
Candidates are advised to download their scorecard 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 2021 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-2021.
No complaint concerning answer key(s) after the declaration of result of GPAT will be considered.
GPAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Cut off Marks
The GAPT cutoff 2021 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 2021 Counselling
NTA conducts the GAPT 2021 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 2021
There is no centralized counselling process for GPAT 2021. Candidates have to apply separately for various institutes. Then, on the basis of GPAT 2021 score and all India rank, the candidates are called for the counselling process. The process of counselling for each college varies.
GPAT 2021 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)
Candidates can download previous year brochure from here
Candidates need to go to the official website and fill the online application form.
The candidates are allowed to submit one application only.
The candidates must fill the GPAT 2021 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 every information regarding GPAT.
After completion of the application process, candidates must take the print out copy of their filled registration form for further process.
GPAT 2021 Application Fee
Candidates can check the category wise GPAT application fees 2021 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates need to have all the information about the GPAT Eligibility 2021. This information will enable the candidates to ensure their eligibility before they start filling the application form. Following are the details about GPAT Eligibility:
Educational Qualification: A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy is mandatoryThere is no minimum percentage of marks required
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
Age limit: There is no age limit to apply for GPAT.
Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India.
GPAT 2021 Reservation
Category wise Reservation list mentioned in the given below table:
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Other Backward Classes belonging to the “Non-Creamy Layer” (OBC - NCL)
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) in each category
GPAT Test Centers 2021
Candidates should check the GPAT 2021 Test centre list(Tentative) which is mentioned below in the table:
Test Centers (Tentative)
Jammu & Kashmir
GPAT 2021 Highlights
Candidates must check the GPAT 2021 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
GPAT 2021 Form Date
23 Dec - 30 Jan 2021
01 Feb - 02 Feb 2021
Admit Card Downloading Date
13 Feb 2021
GPAT 2021 Exam Date
27 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021 (Tentative)
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 2021 will be conducted?
Form Start Date:
23 Dec 2020
Form End Date:
30 Jan 2021
The last date to submit the form was on 30 Jan 2021