GPAT 2012

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT 2012) is an all India Examination for admission to M.Pharm programmes in Pharmaceutical Sciences to be conducted under All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi by The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.


online Application website open - 14th January, 2012
online Application website close - 20th February, 2012
Last date of receipt of complete forms - 27th Feb 2012
Date of GPAT 2012 Examination - 6th  May, 2012
Result of GPAT-2012 Examination- 31 May ,2012
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Any candidate who holding B. Pharm degree or appearing in the Final year examination of B. Pharma in the year 2011 only are eligible for appearing for GPAT-2012 examination.
Candidates who are in Final Year of B.Pharm / Completed B.Pharm degree after lateral entry into B.Pharm after D.Pharm are also eligible to appear for GPAT 2012


Registration of GPAT-12 examination will be Online

EXAM STRUCTURE (Some change from last year pattern)

GPAT-2011 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. One (01) mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Syllabus of GPAT-12 has been modified by M.S. Baroda University.
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Download GPAT-12 Syllabus

Some Frequent Query Related to GPAT-2012/GPAT

Q. 1-  I am a B. Pharmacy third year/Second Year student. Am I eligible for GPAT-2012?
ANS. No, B. Pharmacy third year students are not eligible to appear in GPAT-2011 examination.
Q.2- I am a Bangaldeshi/Bhutani/foreign national student studying in B. Pharmacy final year in India. Can I appear in GPAT-2012 examination?
ANS.Yes, you can appear in GPAT-2011 examination but your admission into a postgraduate course in pharmacy and scholarship will be governed by the rules/norms set by MHRD, Government of India.
Q. 3- I belong to SC/ST category. How many seats in M. Pharmacy are reserved for SC/ST category students?
Q. 4- If I qualify in GPAT-2012 Examination then am I assured of scholarship in M. Pharmacy?
ANS. Qualifying in GPAT-2012 examination is the minimum eligibility criteria for getting a scholarship in M. Pharmacy. But, qualifying in GPAT-2012 has nothing to do with reservation policy for admissions into M. Pharmacy courses. Seats in the M. Pharmacy course like other courses are reserved as per state/central government policy. Scholarship to the GPAT-2012 qualified candidates would be given by AICTE, New Delhi as per the rules/norms prevalent at that time.
Q.5-. Am I eligible for registration for Ph. D. after qualifying in GPAT-2012 examination?
ANS. Although the GPAT-2011 scorecard is valid only for one year but this is for the purpose of obtaining scholarship in M. Pharmacy. After completing M. Pharm degree if someone is interested in getting registered for Ph.D. degree then GPAT scorecard is valid beyond one year and the applicants need not appear in separate entrance/eligibility examination for Ph.D. registration conducted by universities.
Q.6- How many times can I appear in GPAT examination? & What is the upper age limit for appearing in GPAT-2012 examination?
ANS. Currently, there is no such limit for appearing in GPAT-2012 examination for applicants who are otherwise eligible as per the laid down criteria given under ‘Eligibility’.
Q.7. I am a Pharmacy graduate. Whether I need to appear for GPAT-2012, JAM-2012 or GATE-2012 examination?
ANS. In order to be eligible for scholarship in M. Pharmacy course, Pharmacy graduates need to appear only in GPAT-2012. GPAT is the new name for GATE for Pharmacy graduates from 2011 onwards.
Q.8-. I am studying in Jaipur and our final year examinations will start in the month of Oct. 2012. Is my GPAT-2012 scorecard valid for admission to M. Pharm 2013?
ANS. GPAT-2012 scorecard valid for one year from the date of announcement of the result. If you are applying before 31st May 2012 for admission then you should be eligible for admission.

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