Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2016 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 2016 will be conducted on 17th January 2016.
Schedule for the GPAT 2016 AICTE is given below.
|Registration Start from||3rd Nov 2015|
|Registration end date||10th Dec 2015|
|Admit Card download from||5th Jan 2016|
|Exam Date||17th Jan 2016|
|Declaration of Result||21st Jan 2016|
|Print out of Score Cards||21st Jan 2016|
GPAT 2016 Registration
The candidates desirous to apply for GPAT 2016 will be required to register online from the official website. They will have to fill and submit GPAT Application form to appear for GPAT 2016. Also they will be required to pay requisite application fee while registering for the test using available payment modes. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility before registering online or filling online application.
|General / OBC||Rs 1400 + Bank charges|
|Female / SC / ST / PWD||Rs 700 + Bank charges|
- 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.
The hall ticket / admit card of GPAT 2016 will be issued to registered candidates. GPAT 2016 admit card will is available online as per the schedule given above. To download the hall ticket candidate has to log in using the ID and password. In case you have forgotten password to log in, you can retrieve the same by entering your log in ID, password recovery question and answer.
The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is being conducted as an online computer based test since 2013. The CBT simply means that the candidate will be allotted a computer in the exam hall. On the computer screen candidate will see the questions and answers need to be clicked.
Instead of marking bubbles in an OMR sheet, all you have to do is mark correct answer by clicking on a mouse button.
- Total Number of questions in the exam is 125.
- You can move back and forth between the questions in the online GPAT exam.
- Total duration of exam is 3 hours (180 minutes).
- For correct answers, you will get +4 marks in each question.
- Negative marking is there in GPAT. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted.
- You will get rough sheets to do calculations.
- You can also read more about the exam at GPAT FAQs page.
GPAT 2016 results are expected to be declared on 21st January, 2016 on the website www.aicte-gpat.in. Candidates can check their result from the above link. Merit list indicates score, roll number, and rank of each candidate. The marks are calculated by awarding score for correct answer, deducting negative marks for incorrect answer. Percentile is further calculated according to the total candidates who have appeared for the exam, and position of candidate.