AICTE GPAT Entrance Exam 2018

AICTE has been conducting the National level Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test ( GPAT ) since last year for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all postgraduate pharmacy programs approved by AICTE.

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test ( GPAT ) is a national level entrance exam conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. This test facilitates institutions to select suitable Pharmacy graduates for admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) program.

The GPAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session.The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE – Approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges. A few scholarships and other financial assistance in the field of Pharmacy are also given on the basis of the GPAT score. The GPAT 2018 will be conducted on 20th January, 2018.

GPAT 2018 Eligibility

Applicant must be a citizen of India.

They must be Bachelor’s degree holders in Pharmacy ( 4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates )

Those who are in the final year of B. Pharmacy course are also eligible for appearing in GPAT exam.

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GPAT 2018 Admission Process

  • The detailed merit list will be provided to the respective State Governments for allotting the students through central counseling or otherwise as per their notified admission procedure.
  • In case there is no central counseling Scores awarded will be used for admission in the AICTE approved Institutes / University Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges.

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AICTE GPAT 2018 Test Structure

AICTE GPAT 2018 Examination will be paper – pencil examination. It will consist of a single paper of 3 hours duration containing 150 questions, each of three ( 03 ) marks. The question paper will consist of multiple choice objective questions only. Each question will have four choices for the answer.

The candidates will have to mark the correct choice on an Optical Response Sheet ( ORS ) by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question. Three ( 03 ) marks will be awarded for each right answer and zero ( 00 ) marks for no attempts. There will be negative marking for the wrong answers. One ( 01 ) mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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AICTE GPAT 2018 Online Application Form

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test Registration of the applicants will be Online.

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test Online from 20th October, 2017 to 15th December, 2017 on website www.aicte-gpat.in.

AICTE GPAT 2018 Payment Process

Payment can be done via two modes :

i) Mode 

Payment for GPAT Entrance Exam 2018 : You can select Online Payment Mode and then do the payment using Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking.

Once your payment is successfully done, you will receive a confirmation E-mail and SMS. Once you have received the successful payment confirmation, you can proceed with the remaining part of registration process.

ii) Mode 

Cash Payment in SBI bank : You can select this option to pay by CASH at any of the designated SBI bank branch. Once you select this option and proceed, you will see a CHALLAN on your screen with your details already filled in it. You need to take 3 PRINT OUTS of this CHALLAN, fill in the details wherever required in all the copies, and walk in to your nearest SBI bank branch with CASH on the next day of generation of Challan. Cash Deposit will be accepted only from the next day of your Challan generation.

In return to the CASH Deposit, the bank will give you one copy of CHALLAN with their stamp and a JOURNAL number written on it. Please ensure the JOURNAL number written is clearly visible before you leave the bank.

Now that you have deposited the CASH and got the acknowledgement CHALLAN, you need to wait for 48 hours. In these 48 hours, your payment will get updated in the registration portal.

You will receive an e-mail and SMS confirming that your payment data has got updated in the registration portal. Then you need to re login to the portal proceed with the remaining part of registration process

Now that you are done with the payment, you need to fill the remaining part of the form. Once you have filled the complete form, we suggest you once again check the complete data entered by clicking on VIEW / MODIFY button. Clicking on VIEW / MODIFY button will allow you to modify your data in case you want to modify

Once you are sure that all the data entered is accurate, click on Proceed button. There you will have to confirm by ticking a check box that “I have checked all the entries filled in by me and found them correct” and click on SUBMIT. After SUBMIT, you need to accept a declaration and click on I Agree. The system will re-confirm to you for SUBMIT. Once you confirm, your form will get finally SUBMITTED and no change in the data is possible after this SUBMIT

You will see a message on your screen stating “Thank you for successfully registering for the AICTE GPAT February, 2018 exam. Please login from January, 2018 onwards to download your exam Admit Card.

Here you can click on Preview button to view your filled form.

If you wish, you can PRINT your filled form and keep a copy with you for reference.

Pre – requisites before starting Registration for GPAT 2018

We suggest you have the following ready before starting the GPAT registration process :

  • A Computer with good Internet connectivity so that there is no breakage of Internet during registration.
  • All your qualification details as you need to enter them while registering for GPAT exam.
  • You need to upload your scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photo of yours taken on a white background. The size of this photo should be 140 x 160 ( ≤ 60Kb ).
  • You need to upload your scanned signature while registering, hence keep ready your scanned clear signature done on a white background. The size of this signature file should be 60 x 90 ( ≤ 30Kb ).
  • A Valid e-mail id which you will be using at least for the next 6 months. All communication will be done on this e-mail id which you will enter while registering for GPAT exam.
  • A Valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number.
  • A valid Credit / Debit card in case you want to pay ONLINE.
  • A Printer connected to your system as you will have to PRINT 3 copies of CHALLAN in case you are planning to pay by CASH at the bank.

Registering for GPAT 2018 is a 3 Steps process as mentioned below

Step 1 : Read Instructions and Self Registration 

First time you will enter as NEW USER. Here you will read the instructions carefully, accept the declaration and proceed. Now you need to do Self Registration. Here you need to enter few basic details. Please ensure you enter the correct details on this Self Registration form and verify it before you click on SUBMIT button on this page. Once you SUBMIT this page, you cannot edit any data entered on this page.

Submitting this page will generate a unique 6 digit password. This password will be shown on your screen and will be sent to you via E-mail and SMS. From now onwards, whenever you wish to login to the registration portal, you will come as an EXISTING USER and login with your Email ID and this unique 6 digit password. This completes your self – registration.

Step 2 : Payment Process 

You can do the payment in either of the two modes mentioned below :

i) Online Payment : You can select ONLINE PAYMENT mode and then do the payment using Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking Once your payment is successfully done, you will receive a confirmation E-mail and SMS. Once you have received the successful payment confirmation, you can proceed with the remaining part of registration process.

ii) Cash Payment in SBI bank : You can select this option to pay by CASH at any of the designated SBI bank branch. Once you select this option and proceed, you will see a CHALLAN on your screen with your details already filled in it. You need to take 3 PRINT OUTS of this CHALLAN, fill in the details wherever required in all the copies, and walk in to your nearest SBI bank branch with CASH on the next day of generation of Challan. Cash Deposit will be accepted only from the next day of your Challan generation.

Step 3 : Now that you are done with the payment, you need to fill the remaining part of the form. Once you have filled the complete form, we suggest you once again check the complete data entered by clicking on VIEW / MODIFY button. Clicking on VIEW / MODIFY button will allow you to modify your data in case you want to modify.

Once you are sure that all the data entered is accurate, you will have to accept a declaration and click on I AGREE. The system will re-confirm to you for SUBMIT. Once you confirm, your form will get finally SUBMITTED and no change in the data is possible after this SUBMIT.

You will see a message on your screen stating “Thank you for successfully registering for the AICTE GPAT 2018 Exam. Please login from January, 2018 onwards to download your exam Admit Card. For latest updates, please visit www.aicte-gpat.in” Here you can click on PREVIEW button to view your filled form. If you wish, you can PRINT your filled form and keep a copy with you for reference. This completes the registration process.

Note : The detailed instructions are also available under “News Tab – How to Apply” on the home page in case of any query you can contact our helpline number mentioned under the Helpline tab.

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GPAT 2018 Exam Centres

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) specifies in its notification the exam centres of Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2018 for the Pharmacy graduates looking to apply for GPAT 2018 for admission to the Masters Programmes. here the list of GPAT 2018 Exam Centres for the convenience of the candidates.

Applicants must check the list GPAT 2018 venues below on this page to know the nearest exam centre. They must fill in the application form their choice of the GPAT 2018 Exam Centres, which is the nearest venue or any other one where they wish to appear in the Pharmacy entrance exam. The exam conducting body announces 58 GPAT Exam Centres / Cities across India where the entrance exam will be conducted for the interested candidates.

AhmedabadAllahabadAmravatiAmritsarAurangabadBangalore
BareillyBhavnagarBhopalBhubaneswarChandigarhChennai
DehradunDelhiGulbargaGurgaonGuwahatiGwalior
HyderabadIndoreJabalpurJaipurJammuKanpur
KochiKolhapurKolkataKozhikodeKurnoolLucknow
MaduraiMangaloreMeerutMumbaiMysoreNagpur
NandedNasikNelloreNoidaPanajiPatna
PuneRajpurRajahmundryRajkotRanchiShimla
SrinagarSuratThiruvanathapuramTirupatiUdaipurVadodara
VaranasiVijayawadaVisakhapatnamWarangal

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AICTE GPAT 2018 Syllabus

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacognosy

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GPAT Results 2018

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AICTE GPAT 2018 Important Dates 

Sl. No.EventsImportant Dates
1.Registration Start Date20th October, 2017
2.Registration End Date15th December, 2017
3.Exam Dates20th January, 2018
4.Result DeclarationTo be Announced
5.Print Out of Score CardTo be Announced

Contact Details 

All India Council for Technical Education,
Nelson Mandela Marg,
Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi – 110067,
Phone No : 022 – 66258304,
Email : customercare@aicte-gpat.in,
Website : http://aicte-gpat.in.

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