Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2017 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.

Latest – GPAT 2017, Merit List & Score Card is now available. Check the link below.


Schedule for the GPAT 2017 AICTE is given below.

Event Date
Registration Start from 10 Oct 2016
Registration End date 25 Dec 2016
Admit Card download from 16 Jan 2017
Exam Date 28 & 29 Jan 2017
Declaration of Result 07 Feb 2017
Print out of Score Cards 08 Feb 2017

Quick Links

GPAT 2017 Registration

The candidates desirous to apply for GPAT 2017 will be required to register online from the official website. They will have to fill and submit GPAT Application form to appear for GPAT 2017. 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.

Application fee

Category Application fee
General / OBC Rs 1400 + Bank charges
Female / SC / ST / PWD Rs 700 +  Bank charges

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.

Admit Card

The hall ticket / admit card of GPAT 2017 has been issued to registered candidates. 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.

GPAT Admit Card 2017 is available to download after the completion of Application process. Download GPAT 2017 Admit Card from to appear in the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. All India Council for Technical Education is conducting GPAT on January 2017. Students who submitted application form as per schedule can download Admit Card of GPAT 2017.

Exam Pattern

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.

Exam Centres

Ahmadabad Gurgaon Madurai Rajkot
Allahabad Guwahati Mangalore Ranchi
Amravati Gwalior Meerut Shimla
Amritsar Hyderabad Mumbai Srinagar
Aurangabad Indore Mysore Surat
Bangalore Jabalpur Nagpur Thiruvananthapuram
Bareilly Jaipur Nanded Tirupati
Bhavnagar Jammu Nasik Udaipur
Bhopal Kanpur Neelore Vadodara
Bhubaneswar Kochi Noida Varanasi
Chandigarh Kolhapur Panaji Vijayawada
Chennai Kolkata Patna Visakhapatnam
Dehradun Kozhikode Pune Warangal
Delhi Kurnool Raipur
Gulbarga Lucknow Rajahmundry


GPAT 2017 results is to be declared after the successful conduction of exam on the website 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.

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