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GPAT 2019 Syllabus – GPAT Subjects-wise Syllabus Download PDF

GPAT 2019 Syllabus is derived by the official board i.e. the National Test Agency. The syllabus will help the candidates to understand what to study or what to not before appearing GPAT 2019 exam. As per the latest notification, from now onwards GPAT 2019 syllabus will be conducted by the National Test Agency of India.

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GPAT 2019 Syllabus for Pharmacology

  • General Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology of central nervous System
  • Pharmacology of cardiovascular system
  • Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system
  • Pharmacology of Endocrine system
  • Nerohumoral transmission in autonomic and central nervous system
  • Drugs acting on Respiratory system
  • Drugs acting on urinary system
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chronopharmacology
  • Pharmacology of drug acting on the gastrointestinal tract
  • Autacoids and their Antagonists
  • Immnopharmacology
  • Principles of toxicology
  • Vitamins & Minerals


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GPAT Syllabus for Pharmaceutics

  • Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals
  • Allopathic dosage form
  • Introduction to dosage form
  • Sources of drug information
  • Crude extract
  • Dosage Form Necessities and Additives
  • Allergenic extract
  • Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout
  • Biological products
  • Parenterals – product requiring sterile packaging
  • Capsules
  • Tablets
  • Suspensions
  • Suppositories
  • Emulsions
  • Semisolids
  • Pilot plant scale-up techniques
  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols
  • GMP and Validation
  • Ophthalmic preparations
  • Preformulations
  • Prolonged Action Pharmaceuticals
  • Novel Drug delivery system
  • Stability of formulated products
  • Packaging Materials
  • Cosmetics


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GPAT 2019 Syllabus for Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
    • Pharmaceutical Impurities, Isotopes, Monographs,
    • Dentifrices, desensitizing agents, & anticaries agents
  • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Therapeutic classes of drugs, Different classes of therapeutic drugs, various classes of therapeutic agents, Different classes of therapeutic drugs


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GPAT Syllabus 2019 for Pharmacognosy

  • Introductory Pharmacognosy
  • Classification of crude drugs
  • Factors influencing quality of crude drugs
  • Techniques in microscopy
  • Introduction to phytoconstituents
  • Principles of plant classification
  • Pharmaceutical aids
  • Animal products
  • Plant products
  • Toxic drugs
  • Enzymes
  • Natural pesticides and insecticides
  • Glycosides
  • Herbal formulations
  • Alkaloids
  • Extraction and Isolation Techniques
  • Traditional herbal drugs
  • Phytopharmaceuticals
  • Quality control and Standardization of herbal drugs
  • Plants based industries and research institutes in India
  • Herbal cosmetics
  • Worldwide trade of crude drugs and volatile oils
  • Patents
  • Homeopathic system of medicine
  • Ayurvedic system of medicine


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GPAT Syllabus for Pharmacology

  • General Pharmacology
  • Nerohumoral transmission in autonomic and central nervous system
  • Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system
  • Pharmacology of central nervous System
  • Pharmacology of cardiovascular system
  • Drugs acting on urinary system
  • Drugs acting on Respiratory system
  • Autacoids and their Antagonists
  • Chronopharmacology
  • Vitamins & Minerals


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GPAT Syllabus for Organic Chemistry

  • General principles
  • Different classes of compounds
  • Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Carbonyl Chemistry
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Bridged rings
  • Stereochemistry
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids & proteins
  • Pericyclic reactions


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GPAT 2019 Syllabus for Bio-Chemistry

  • Cell
  • Proteins
  • Carbohydrates
  • Vitamins
  • Biological oxidations & reductions
  • Nucleic acids
  • Hereditary diseases
  • Enzymes
  • Lipids


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GPAT Syllabus 2019 for Biotechnology

  • Plant Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Animal Cell Culture
  • Fermentation Technology and Industrial Microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Process and Applications
  • Biotechnology Derived Products


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GPAT 2019 Syllabus for Microbiology

  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Biology of Microorganisms
  • Aseptic Technique
  • Sterilization & Disinfection
  • Vaccines & Sera
  • Microbial Assay
  • Microbial spoilage
  • Fungi and Viruses
  • Microscopy and staining technique


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GPAT Syllabus for Pharmaceutical Analysis

  • Importance of quality control in pharmacy
  • Acid-base titrations
  • Non-aqueous titrations
  • Oxidation-reduction titrations
  • Complexometric titrations
  • Precipitation titrations
  • Extraction techniques
  • Potentiometry
  • Calibration
  • General principles of spectroscopy
  • Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry
  • Flame photometry & atomic absorption spectrometry


Also, check complete details about GPAT 2019 pharmacy exam.

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Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

General Principles, preparation, maintenance, analysis of observational records in clinical Pharmacy, ethical and regulatory issues including Good clinical practice in clinical trials,

Therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse drug reaction (ADR), types of ADR, Mechanism of ADR,

Drug information services,

Drug interactions,

Drug interaction in pediatric and geriatric patients, drug treatment during pregnancy, lactation and menstruation,

Pharmacovigilance, essential drugs and rational drug usage.


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GPAT Syllabus for Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

  • Bio-pharmaceutics
  • Bio- pharmaceutical statistics
  • Bio-availability & Bio-equivalence


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GPAT 2019 Syllabus for Anatomy Syllabus

  • Cell physiology
  • Gastro intestinal tract
  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Skeletal System
  • Urinary System
  • Reproductive System
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Lymphatic system
  • Sense organs
  • Central Nervous system


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GPAT Syllabus for Pharmaceutical Management

  • Introduction to management
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Inventory Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Human resource and development (HRD)
  • GATT
  • Standard institutions and regulatory authorities
  • World trade organization (WTO) and trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS)
  • Leadership and motivation


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GPAT Syllabus for Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy

  • Study of current patent and proprietary products, generic products and selected brand products, indications, contraindications
  • Antiamoebic drugs
  • Antihistaminic drugs
  • Antiemetic drugs
  • Antacids and ulcer healing drugs.
  • Respiratory drugs
  • Antibiotics
  • Analgesics and antipyretic drugs
  • Compounding and dispensing of prescriptions
  • Reading and counseling of prescriptions from the clinical practice


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GPAT Syllabus 2019 for Pharmaceutical Engineering

  • Fluid flow
  • Distillation
  • Heat transfer
  • Size reduction and size separation
  • Filtration and Centrifugation
  • Crystallization
  • Dehumidification and humidity control
  • automated process control systems
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Industrial hazards & safety precautions.


GPAT 2019: Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Admit Card

GPAT 2019GPAT 2019 notification has been released by National Test Agency (NTA). According to the official notification, the application form submission for GPAT 2019 exam will start from 22nd October 2018. The registration will end on 15th December 2018. GPAT is popularly known as Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test and is a national level medical entrance exam. NTA conducts this exam to provide admission into M.Pharm programmes. Till now All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) was conducting this exam every year. But from now, NTA will official conduct GPAT Medical Exam.

Latest news on GPAT 2019 Exam

22nd August 2019 – The registration process for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT 2019) will start from 1st November 2019. Interested and eligible students can apply from the National Test Agency official website.

9th July 2019 – NTA will set up the practice centers for the students appearing for GPAT exam in rural areas in order to make the students familiar with the online mode of the examinations.

Overview of GPAT 2019 Exam

Name of Exam Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test
Organised By National Test Agency (NTA)
Category Under Graduate
Level National Level Medical Entrance Exam
Courses Offered Master’s (M.Pharm) programmes
Marking Scheme Right Answer: + 4 marks

Wrong Answer: (- 1 mark)

Exam Duration 3 hours
Mode of Examination Online
Types of Question Multiple Choice Questions
Negative Marking Yes
No. of Questions 125 Questions
Exam Date 27th January 2019

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The GPAT 2019 medical exam is a 3-hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session. The GPAT 2019 score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges.

GPAT 2019 Exam Dates (Announced)

Exam Events Important Dates
Opening of GPAT 2019 registration portal 22nd October 2018
Closing of registration 15th December 2018
Releasing of GPAT admit card 2019 2nd week of January 2019
Exam date 27th January 2019
Declaration of GPAT 2019 result 1st week of February 2019
All India Merit List 3rd week of February 2019

GPAT 2019 Application Form

GPAT Registration 2019 will start from 22nd October 2018 and will end on 15th December 2018. The candidate who can fulfill below-given eligibility criteria can apply for GPAT exam. Through the latest information brochure we have given few important points regarding the online registration process:

The candidate can apply for GPAT 2019 exam online through online mode on the official website of GPAT.

National Test Agency has decided not to have any correction window for GPAT Exam. So we would request all the candidates to fill the form carefully and avoid mistakes.

After the application fees payment is done, The candidate is officially registered to appear for GPAT 2019.

GPAT 2019 Application Fee

Category Application fee (in INR)
General/OBC 1400 + Bank transaction charges
SC 700 + Bank transaction charges
ST 700 + Bank transaction charges
PwD 700 + Bank transaction charges
Female 700 + Bank transaction charges

GPAT Eligibility Criteria

National Test Agency had determined eligibility criteria for the GPAT exam. Below we have given important points as the eligibility requirement to apply for this exam:

Nationality: The candidate should be an Indian.

Qualification Exam: To apply for GPAT Exam, the candidate needs to hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates). Those candidates who are pursuing their final year of B. Pharmacy course are also eligible for applying.

GPAT Exam Pattern 2019

GPAT 2019 exam pattern is officially determined by the National Test Agency (NTA).

Exam Mode: NTA will conduct GPAT 2019 medical exam through online mode only.

Time Duration: Exam will conduct for 3 hours

No. of Questions: GPAT question paper will consist of 125 questions.

Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions or Objective types

Exam Language: GPAT 2019 exam will conduct in the English language.

Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 4 marks will be added. For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

GPAT Syllabus 2019

National Test Agency has prescribed the complete syllabus of GPAT Exam. All the 125 questions will be asked through below given topics:


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  • Anatomy, Physiology and Health Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
  • Dispensing & Hospital Pharmacy
  • Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis

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  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Pharmacy



Check out details syllabus for GPAT 2019 exam here.

GPAT 2019 Exam Centers

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  1. Ahmadabad
  2. Chandigarh
  3. Jabalpur
  4. Allahabad
  5. Chennai
  6. Jaipur
  7. Amravati
  8. Dehradun
  9. Jammu
  10. Amritsar
  11. Delhi
  12. Kanpur
  13. Aurangabad
  14. Gulbarga
  15. Kochi
  16. Bangalore
  17. Gurgaon
  18. Kolhapur
  19. Bareilly
  20. Guwahati

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  1. Kolkata
  2. Bhavnagar
  3. Gwalior
  4. Khozikode
  5. Bhopal
  6. Hyderabad
  7. Kurnool
  8. Bhubaneswar
  9. Indore
  10. Lucknow
  11. Madurai
  12. Noida
  13. Srinagar
  14. Mangalore
  15. Panaji
  16. Surat
  17. Meerut
  18. Patna
  19. Thiruvananthpuram
  20. Warangal

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  1. Mumbai
  2. Pune
  3. Tirupati
  4. Mysore
  5. Raipur
  6. Udaipur
  7. Nagpur
  8. Rajamundry
  9. Vadodara
  10. Nanded
  11. Rajkot
  12. Varanasi
  13. Nasik
  14. Ranchi
  15. Vijayawada
  16. Nellore
  17. Shimla
  18. Visakhapatnam


GPAT 2019 Admit Card

GPAT 2019 hall ticket will be released on the 2nd week of January 2019. It will be officially issued on National Test Agency (NTA) website. Those candidates, who have successfully register for GPAT 2019 exam can only download their admit card. GPAT Admit card will have details like test center, exam dates, timing and candidate’s details.

To download hall ticket through NTA website, candidates needs to login with their registered email id and password.