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GPAT 2023 - Admit Card (Soon), Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Latest Updates

Updated By Vidhi Thakkar on 27 Mar, 2023 21:25

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About GPAT 2023 (Admit Card Releasing Soon)

GPAT 2023 admit card is expected to be released in the 2nd week of April 2023. The GPAT Exam 2023 is scheduled to be held on July 16, 2023. The GPAT 2023 Exam is expected to be held in April 2023. The GPAT Application Correction window 2023 opened on March 14, 2023.GPAT 2023 application correction window closed on March 16, 2023. During the correction window, candidates were able to make corrections on GPAT application form.  The GPAT registration was conducted from February 13 to March 13, 2023. Earlier the last date for GPAT 2023 registration was March 6, 2023.

GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) is a national-level entrance test organized by National Testing Agency (NTA). The GPAT 2023 score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. Candidates who have completed their B.Pharma course and are now looking for admission to the M.Pharma program have to appear for GPAT. After passing the GPAT exam, candidates become eligible for admission to 800 GPAT Accpting Colleges in India. 

This 3-hours long examination is conducted once every year by the NTA. In order to score well in GPAT 2023, one must be well acquainted with every step of the selection process, which includes the GPAT 2023 application process, GPAT 2023 Syllabus, GPAT 2023 Exam pattern, GPAT 2023 Preparation strategy, GPAT Result 2023, and selection process. All of this information can be found here on CollegeDekho.

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GPAT 2023 Latest Updates

  • Mar 07, 2023 03:06 PM: The last date to apply for GPAT 2023 has been extended to March 13 by NTA. Read More 
  • Mar 06, 2023 11:49 AM: The GPAT 2023 registration deadline is on March 6, 2023. The GPAT application form correction process is likely to start soon.
  • Feb 14, 2023 11:35 AM: GPAT 2023 Registration Process has started from February 13, 2023. Read More.

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GPAT 2023 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of GPAT 2023 exam are as follows - 

Exam Name

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test

Short Name


Conducting Authority

NTA (National Testing Agency)

Exam Date

To be announced

Exam Level


Language of the Medium


Examination Mode

Online/ CBT (Computer-based)

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Exam Purpose

M.Pharm Admissions in India

Exam Duration

3 Hours/ 180 Minutes

Total Number of Questions


Types of Questions Asked

Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Maximum Marks

500 (125*4)

Validity of GPAT Score Card

3 Years

GPAT 2023 Official Notification

The GPAT Exam 2023 official notification is released by National Testing Agency on its website. All the important updates regarding the exam is updated by NTA before the commencement of the exam. As per the notification, GPAT 2023 Admit Card is expected to be released in the second week of April, 2023. GPAT Exam 2023 exam will be held on July 16, 2023

GPAT Important Dates 2023

Here are the important dates of GPAT 2023 - 



Online GPAT Registration Starts

February 13, 2023

Last Date for GPAT Registration

March 13, 2023 (Extended)

Application Form Correction

March 14 to March 16, 2023

Admit Card

1st week of April 2023

GPAT 2023 Exam Date

1st week of April 2023

Answer Key

1st week of May 2023

Deadline to Raise Objection

2nd week of May 2023

GPAT 2023 Final Answer Key

2nd week of May 2023

GPAT 2023 Result

Last week of May 2023

GPAT 2023: A Quick Glimpse

Here are some of the key points about the GPAT 2023 Exam:

  • The medium of language for the GPAT 2023 Exam is English only
  • The duration of the GPAT 2023 Exam is 3 hours 
  • The GPAT 2023 Exam will be held at the national level
  • An extra hour will be given to the students falling under the PwD categories
  • The GPAT 2023 exam will be conducted in online mode. Candidates have to visit their designated GPAT 2023 Exam Center in order to apply for the test
  • Each candidate will be allowed to submit one GPAT 2023 Application form. Multiple forms by a single candidate will be rejected
  • GPAT 2023 Exam Center is spread across 121 cities. Every student can choose 4 exam centers as per their preference
  • There is no upper age limit for the GPAT 2023 Exam. However, the minimum age limit is 17 years
  • The maximum marks for the GPAT Exam 2023 is 500 which is distributed into 4 separate papers
  • Students who have completed B.Tech in Pharmaceutical or other relevant subjects are not eligible for the GPAT 2023 Exam

GPAT 2023 Registration Process

The GPAT 2023 Registration process was released on February 13, 2023, till March 13, 2023. Students have to fill out the GPAT 2023 Application form in online mode. The application forms are released on the website of NTA. 

Documents Required For GPAT 2023 Application Form

While filling out the GPAT 2023 Application form, candidates are required to submit important documents. Some of the crucial documents are 

  • Valid Email ID
  • Registered Phone number
  • Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Voter ID Card/Passport
  • Ration Card/Driving License
  • Class X and XII mark sheets
  • Class X and XII registration cards
  • Scanned copy of the photograph of the candidate
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Debit/Credit Card details (for online payment)

    GPAT 2023 Application Important Guidelines

    Before starting the GPAT application process interested applicants must go through the following instructions carefully:

    • The GPAT 2023 Application process will only be conducted through online means and no other method will be accepted. 
    • The application window has opened and students must submit the form and fee before March 6, 2023.
    • Before filling out the application form, students are advised to carefully review all the details to avoid any rejection.
    • Only a single application will be accepted and multiple submissions will not be entertained by the authority. 
    • The application process will include several steps: online registration, generation of an application number, uploading of required documents/images, payment of the application fee, and printing of the application form. 
    • No changes or modifications to the details will be allowed once the form has been submitted, but there may be an opportunity for correction during a designated correction window.

    How To Register for GPAT 2023?

    Candidates must be careful while registering themselves for GPAT 2023. In case of any discrepancy while filling out the application form, their candidature may be rejected by the concerned authorities. 

    Thus, mentioned below is the detailed layout of how to register for GPAT 2023 correctly:

    • Firstly, all candidates must visit the official website at
    • Then, the registration link for GPAT 2023 will reflect on the official website under "Apply Online"
    • The candidates are now required to open the application form and fill in all personal information (name, gender, address, Father's Name, Mother's Name, Domicile, Category, etc.) and academic details for their basic registration.
    • It is important to note that all candidates must have a valid email address and a verified phone number to be eligible to register themselves for GPAT 2023. All communication regarding the registration process will be conducted through the above-mentioned platforms by the concerned authority. 
    • Next, the candidates are required to upload the scanned copies of their primary documentation such as academic qualifications, signature and photographs in the specified format and size dimension (refer to the information below to find out the documentation specifications in detail).
    • After that, all candidates are required to save their filled in information and pay the requisite amount through Debit/Credit/UPI/Net Banking. 
    • Candidates are now required to review their information and submit the GPAT 2023 Application Form to successfully complete the first stage of their registration process. All candidates must take a few printout copies of the confirmation page of application submission for future verification. 

    GPAT 2023 Application Fee

    The application fee for GPAT 2023 can be easily paid online using some common online payment gateways such as  Debit cards, Credit cards, Net-Banking, and UPI Payments.

    Category Wise application fee for GPAT 2023 exam is given below:

    Category of Candidate

    Application Fee

    General Category

    INR 2,000

    Female and transgender category 

    INR 1,000

    UR- EWS/ PWD

    INR 1,000

    OBC/ SC/ ST

    INR 1,000

    GPAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates must fulfill the GPAT eligibility criteria before starting with their application form. The basic GPAT Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

    • Qualification Required: Candidates with a Graduation Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent qualification from a recognized institute are eligible to apply.
    • Age: The exam conducting authority has not specified any age bar for the GPAT 2023 exam, candidates across all ages can apply.
    • Nationality: Applicant must be an Indian citizen to apply for the GPAT 2023.
    • Appealing Year: Candidates who are appearing in the final year examination of their bachelor’s in 2023 can also apply for the GPAT exam.

    GPAT 2023 Exam Pattern

    Here is a quick overview of GPAT Exam Pattern 2023:

    • Mode of Exam: The mode of the test will be a computer-based online exam only
    • Medium/Language: The examination will be the English Language only.
    • Exam Duration: The total exam duration is 3 hours.
    • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, candidates are rewarded 4 marks.
    • Negative Marking: There will be a deduction of 1 mark for every wrong answer.

    Students can refer to this section-wise exam pattern for GPAT 2023 here:


    No. of Questions

    No. of Marks










    Pharmaceutical chemistry



    Other subjects






    GPAT 2023 Application Correction

    Here are some details about the GPAT application form correction window:

    • If there are errors in a candidate’s GPAT 2023 Application form, they will have the opportunity to make corrections during a correction period the dates of which will be decided by the exam authorities. 
    • It's important to note that only specific details will be able to be corrected. The correction window will open in the first week of February 2023.
    • Applicants must also note that no new registrations will be accepted during this time. 
    • The authorities will not consider any corrections submitted through post, fax, WhatsApp, email, in person, or any other method. 
    • Also, once the correction window has closed, no further changes will be permitted.

    GPAT 2023 Preparation Tips

    Refer to the following preparation tips mentioned below to prepare better for the upcoming GPAT 2023 exam:

    • Go through the GPAT 2023 Syllabus and GPAT 2023 Exam Pattern prior to beginning the preparation for the GPAT 2023 exam.
    • Check out the previous year's trends and questions papers to understand the question pattern and marking scheme.
    • Curate an effective preparation strategy for covering the entire syllabus and stick to it. 
    • Take multiple online mock tests to analyze your knowledge and boost your confidence. 
    • Regular revisions is the key to successfully understanding new concepts while preparing for GPAT 2023.

    GPAT 2023 Admit Card

    GPAT admit card 2023 is released on the official website by NTA. Candidates are required to download the admit card for GPAT 2023 by logging in to the website. The GPAT 2023 Admit card is likely to be released in April 2023. Only successfully registered candidates are provided with an admit card. Candidates must download the GPAT admit card and carry it during the examination. Candidates must make sure that all of the details mentioned on their GPAT 2023 admit card are correct. In case of any faulty information on the GPAT admit card 2023, applicants must immediately contact the exam authority. The following details are specified on the GPAT 2023 admit card:

    • Candidate’s Name
    • Date of birth
    • Roll Number
    • Name of examination center
    • Location of GPAT 2023 examination center
    • Time and date of exam
    • Exam-related instructions
    • Candidates must carefully read the exam instructions mentioned on the backside of their GPAT admit card. On exam day, candidates need to carry their admit card along with their identity proof, such as a voter card/PAN card/Aadhaar card/driving license, etc. 

    GPAT 2023 Exam Centers

    GPAT 2023 exam is held in different cities at various exam centres. Candidates can select the exam city centre of their choice while filling out the application form. Below mentioned are all the exam centres that candidates can select for appearing in the GPAT 2023 test.



























































    GPAT 2023 Answer Key

    GPAT answer key 2023 is released by NTA within 15 days after the exam has been conducted. Students can check the GPAT 2023 answer key online. NTA releases the provisional answer key first and candidates can challenge the provisional answer key for the GPAT exam if they find any discrepancies in the solution. Once the objection window is closed, the conducting body releases the final answer key for GPAT 2023.

    GPAT 2023 Result

    The GPAT result 2023 will be announced in the last week of May 2023, tentatively. It is expected to be released 15-30 days post the test date. GPAT 2023 result is released online and candidates can check their results online by visiting the official website. Students can download their results by logging in using the credentials generated while filling the application form of the GPAT exam. Candidates must secure their GPAT 2023 results until the admission process is completed.

    How to check the GPAT 2023 result?

    Candidates can follow these steps to view the GPAT result. 

    • Candidates can visit the official website of GPAT–, or follow the link which will be shared here when the GPAT results 2023 are declared. 
    • After visiting this website, applicants can click on the 'GPAT Result is Live Now' notification appearing at the top of the webpage.
    • Then, candidates can enter their date of birth, application number, and password/pin to log in.
    • Candidates need to press the 'Sign in', and then the 'View result' icon.
    • Then the GPAT 2023 results can be viewed by the candidate.

    GPAT 2023 Merit List

    The GPAT merit list will be published by NTA a couple of days after the GPAT 2023 results are declared. A GPAT merit list will include the details of the candidates who will be shortlisted based on their scores in this entrance exam. The merit list consists of the names and enrollment numbers of all candidates who appeared for the GPAT exam.

    Admission to M.Pharma courses at the different participating colleges across India will be according to candidates' performance/ranks in the merit list. The merit list will be released online.

    GPAT 2023 Cutoff

    GPAT cutoff 2023 is released along with the result and merit list. It is published to decide the minimum marks a candidate must secure in the exam. Candidates are selected for admission based on the marks secured in the GPAT cutoff and the category of the students. Candidates failing to reach the cutoff marks are not deemed eligible for admission. Candidates can check the cutoff marks for GPAT 2021 in the table below to understand the expected cutoff for GPAT 2023.


    Cutoff Marks









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    GPAT Conducting Body

    The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test, commonly known as GPAT, is a national level entrance examination organised by the National Testing Agency (NTA) as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. This examination facilitates the institutions to select suitable Pharmacy graduates for admission to M.Pharm programmes. 

    Contact Details

    National Testing Agency (NTA)

    Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
    IITK Outreach Centre, 


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    FAQs about GPAT

    How many M.Pharm seats will be granted in GPAT 2023 exam?

    In the GPAT 2023 entrance exam, there will be more than 38,000 Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats.

    How many questions will be asked in the GPAT 2023 exam?

    The GPAT Entrance examination will consist a total of 125 questions and the time duration is 180 minutes.

    Is calculator allowed in GPAT 2023 exam?

    No, the calculator is not allowed in GPAT 2023 exam.

    How many times can I appear for GPAT exam?

    There are no limits to appear in the GPAT examination.

    Who can apply for GPAT?

    In order to appy, the applicant must be a resident of India and must have obtained a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy. The candidates who are in the final year of B.Pharm are also eligible for GPAT exam.

    For which course GPAT 2020 is conducted?

    Candidate gets admission in M.Pharma, offered by more than 800+ AICTE approved Universities, institutions, and colleges.

    How many M.Pharm seats will be granted in GPAT 2022 exam?

    In the GPAT 2022 entrance exam, there will be a total of  39,670 Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats.

    Is calculator allowed in GPAT 2022 exam?

    No, the calculator is not allowed in GPAT 2022 exam.

    How many questions will be asked in the GPAT 2022 exam?

    The GPAT Entrance examination will consist a total of 125 questions and the time duration is 180 minutes.

    For which course GPAT 2022 is conducted?

    Candidate gets admission in M.Pharma, offered by more than 800+ AICTE approved Universities, institutions, and colleges.

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