GPAT 2017  - Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2017 Notification and Dates

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)-2017 Notification and dates

What is GPAT Exam ?
GPAT 2017 Dates
Eligibility for GPAT 2017
Admission Process through GPAT
GPAT Test Cities in 2017
How to apply for GPAT 2017 ?
GPAT 2017 Scores

AICTE is conducting National Level Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) on 28th & 29th January 2017 for facilitating AICTE approved Institutions, University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges to select suitable candidates for admission in Post Graduate Pharmacy Programmes for the academic year 2017-18.

What is GPAT Exam ?

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), Govt. of India
This test facilitates institutions to select suitable Pharmacy Graduates for admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) Programme. The GPAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session

GPAT 2017 Scores

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

GPAT 2017 Dates

Registration Start Date: 10th October 2016
Registration End Date: 10th December 2016 Extended to 25th December 2016
Admit Card: 13th January 2017
GPAT 2017 Exam Date: 28th & 29th January 2017 (Afternoon Session 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm)
Date of Result Declaration: To be announced
Date of Print out of Score Cards: To be announced

Eligibility for GPAT 2017

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) and those who are in the final year of B.Pharmacy course are eligible for appearing in GPAT-2017-18 examination

Admission Process through GPAT

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

Test Cities

GPAT will be conducted at various cities
Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Gulbarga, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Nellore, Noida, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Rajkot, Ranchi, Shimla, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warrangal
Note: AICTE reserves the right to change or cancel any test venue/centre and/or change the test time and dates at their own discretion

How to Apply for GPAT 2017 ?

Candidates who are eligible for this exam are required to visit the official website that is; after visiting the site, you need to do Self Registration and firstly read the instructions carefully and fill the required details

GPAT 2017 Exam Fee
For SC/ST/PD Category - Rs.700/- plus Bank charges as applicable

Payment Process
Payment can be done via two modes:

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
E.g. If you Generate and Print the Challan copies on 10th October 2016, then walk in to the nearest SBI bank branch with Challan copies and CASH from 11th October, 2016 onwards. Similarly if you PRINT the CHALLAN copies on 10th October 2016, then walk in to the nearest SBI bank branch with Challan copies and CASH from 06th November 2016 onwards
Kindly refer to our website for details regarding online registration, payment mode, online test and other related issues of GPAT-2017

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

(A Statutory Body of the Govt of India), 7th Floor, Chanderlok Building, Janpath, New Delhi-110001, Tel: 011-23724151, Email [email protected], Website or