GPAT Syllabus 2022

Dear Learners, here we are providing the GPAT Syllabus 2022 PDF for you to prepare for the exam. GPAT stands for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test and is a National Level entrance exam affiliated with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It is a computer-based examination that will be conducted in the Computer-Based mode. It will be based on multiple subjects that include physical chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacology, biotechnology, etc.
NTA set the exam pattern for the GPAT exam. It is very important for the aspirants to be aware of the pattern of the exam to score good marks in the exam.

  • The mode of the exam is online.
  • The GPAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent Colleges /Affiliated Colleges.
  • The GPAT is a National Level Entrance Examination for admissions into M. Pharma Programme.
  • The time duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • Each question carries 04 (four) marks.
  • There is a negative marking of 1 mark for wrong answers.
  • The medium of the question paper is in English only.

GPAT Syllabus 2022 PDF

Distribution of Questions:

Type of Questions No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 38 152
Pharmaceutics 38 152
Pharmacognosy 10 40
Pharmacology 28 112
Other Subjects 11 44
Total 125 500

Exam pattern of GPAT:



Mode of the exam


Exam duration

3 hours

Total number of questions


Maximum marks


Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marks per question

4 marks for each question

Negative marking

+4 for every correct response

-1 for every incorrect response

Marking Scheme of GPAT 2022

There are certain parameters on which the marking for the candidate is done. These are as follows:

  • To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as correct option.
  • However, after the process of Challenges of the Answer Key, in case there are multiple correct options or change in key, only those candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Answer key will be awarded marks.
  • In case a Question is dropped due to some technical error, full marks shall be given to all the candidates who have attempted it.
  • Each question carries 04 (four) marks.
  • For each correct response, candidate will get 04 (four) marks.
  • For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • Un-answered/un-attempted will be given no marks.

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