The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) will be conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on January 20, 2018. The registration process will begin on October 20 and the last date to submit application form is by December 15 at aicte-gpat.in.
GPAT is conducted to select graduates with a degree in pharmacy for admission into Masters’ courses (M Pharm).
Exam pattern: GPAT 2018 will be three hours long and is an online test. The exam will be conducted on January 20, 2017. The test comprises of a total of 125 questions of four marks each. There is negative marking as well.
Eligibility: The candidate should hold Bachelor’s degree 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.
A total of 841 institutes will participate with nearly 24,096 seats are on offer. Every year, about 30,000 candidates appear for the exam. Read | Top 25 pharmacy colleges in India
The admit cards are released in the third week of January 2018 and the results are declared in the second week of February.
Exam fees: The application fees is Rs 1400 for general category while it is Rs 700 for reserved category.