GPAT Registration 2024 (Started): How to Fill Application Form, Exam Fees, Document Required

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2024 ( GPAT )

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Registration: 19 Apr '24 - 8 May '24

Nidhi Gupta

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Updated on Apr 22, 2024 12:22 IST

The GPAT 2024 exam application process for the academic year 2024-25 started on April 19, 2024. The official exam conducting body, the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) announced the GPAT registration dates through an official notification on the official website.

The last date to fill the application form for GPAT 2024 is May 8, 2024. This year, GPAT 2024 application process will be conducted for 20 days.

The GPAT registration fees 2024 has been increased from previous year for Gen/OBC/EWS candidates need to pay INR 3500 while the remaining needs to pay INR 2500.  

The GPAT 2024 registration process will be organised online at the official admission portal. After the registration will be over, NBEMS will also provided an application correction facility for a period of 2-3 days to tweak the GPAT 2024 application form.

 Click on GPAT 2024 Registration Link to apply online

The MPharma entrance exam dates and schedule will help candidates adhere to the GPAT application deadline, and make necessary changes to the application form during the application correction window. 

The GPAT exam is scheduled to be conducted on June 8, 2024 in online mode across various centres. 

The entire GPAT admission process will be organized and managed online by the NBEMS at the GPAT-NBEMS website. Read in details to know more about eligibility criteria, how to fill GPAT application form 2024, application fees and other details. 

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Q:   Is GPAT 2024 application form out?


NTA released the GPAT 2024 application form on April 19, 2024. Candidates are advised to diligently follow all the instructions of the form-filling process and match the eligibility criteria to apply for the GPAT 2024 entrance exam.

The application forms is available online and the application fee needs to be paid through online mode only.   

Students who want to fill the GPAT online form can fill it till May 8, 2024 11:55 PM


Q:   What is the last date to apply for GPAT 2024?


NBEMS announced the exam schedule for GPAT 2024. This year GPAT applciation form will be filled for a period of 20 days.

The last date to register for the GPAT exam is May 8, 2024.  

Please note that a candidate can submit only one application form to apply for the exam. Multiple application form entry will not be accepted.

After the registration process, application correction window will open to facilities candidates in making few changed to the GPAT 2024 application form. This facility provides applicants a chance to rectify an incorrect information entered in the application form. However, any request for change in information after the application correction facility closes will not be entertained.


Q:   I appeared for the GPAT exam last year. Can I again apply this year as well?


Yes, there is no restrictions on the number of attempts that a candidate can give to appear for the GPAT entrance exam. However, there is a lower age limit to appear for the exam. Candidates not less than 17 years of age can only apply for the GPAT exam. The GPAT 2024 application process is generally conducted for a period of 30 days. The GPAT 2024 registration process will be organised online at the official NTA-GPAT admission portal. It is mandatory to register for the exam in order to apply for the MPharma course.


Q:   Can I make changes in the GPAT application form once it is submitted?


The exam conducting body will open the application correction facility for GPAT 2024 aspirants which will allow then to make amends to the GPAT application form by providing Application Number, Password and Security Pin. However, after the final submission, no further changes will be accepted. Candidates can download and install the SANDES application as a secondary channel to receive time-to-time notifications from NTA.


GPAT Registration Process 2024 - Documents Required

Enlisted below are the documents required at the time of GPAT 2024 registration process:  

  • Qualification details
  • Scanned passport-sized photograph (size between 10 kb - 200 kb in JPG/JPEG format)
  • Scanned signature (size between 4 kb - 30 kb in JPG/JPEG format)
  • A valid email Id
  • A valid mobile number
  • A valid debit card/ credit card/ net banking account

Also Read: GPAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria – Know Age Limit, Education Qualification, Reservation

Q:   What documents need to be uploaded while filling out the GPAT application form?


At the time of GPAT 2024 application process, a candidate need to upload his/her passport-size photograph and signature images while filling out the application form. The passport-size photograph should be in JPG format and between 10 kb to 200 kb. The passport-size signature should be in JPG format and between 4 kb to 30 kb. As per the NTA guidelines, a legible scanned images of a recent passport size photograph (file size 10Kb to 200Kb) should be either in colour or black & white with 80 percent face, without mask visible including ears against white background; and candidate's signature file size: 4 kb to 30 kb, PwD Certificate (if applicable) file size 50 kb to 300 kb, needs to be uploaded at the time of GPAT 2024 registration. 


Q:   How do I register to fill out the GPAT application form?


National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) is the prime body that is responsible for organising and releasing the exam schedule and exam registration for the pharmacy entrance exam.

Candidates need to visit the official website to register. Thereafter, online registration and will have to be done through which a system-generated application number is generated. After filling in important details, upload scanned images such as a passport-sized photograph and a scanned copy of the signature. After completing all these steps, application fee payment is the next important and mandatory step. Choose the desired mode of payment (Net banking/ credit card/ debit card/ e-challan). At the end, a confirmation page will appear on the screen. Download the copy of that page for future reference. 


GPAT 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of GPAT 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

19 Apr '24 -

08 May '24

Last date to upload documents and pay the application fee


19 Apr '24 -

08 May '24

GPAT 2024 Registration


May '24

GPAT 2024 Application correction window


03 Jun '24 -

08 Jun '24

GPAT 2024 Admit Card

08 Jun '24

GPAT 2024 Exam Date

How to fill GPAT Application Form 2024?

Candidates are advised to follow the step-by-step process to fill out the GPAT application form as mentioned below: 

Step 1: Register online and note down the system-generated application number

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on "New Registration"
  • Candidates can alternatively click on the direct link to access the GPAT 2024 application form -
  • Enter details such as Email Id, mobile number, etc.
  • Create a password
  • Choose security question
  • Note down your password, security question and its answer
  • Note down the system-generated application number

Step 2: Complete the GPAT application form

  • Login using the application number and password
  • Proceed to fill out the application form
  • Check all the details before submitting the Form

Step 3: Upload Scanned Images

  • Upload a scanned copy of a passport-sized photograph
  • Upload a scanned copy of the signature
  • Check the photograph and signature before the final submission

Step 4: Pay the GPAT Application Fee

  • Choose the desired mode of payment (Net banking/ credit card/ debit card/ e-challan)
  • Print the confirmation page

Take a look at the video tutorial which talks about the GPAT application form-filling: 

Q:   What type of details do I have to enter while filling out the GPAT 2024 application form?


Initially, the candidate would be required to provide Email Id and Mobile No. to generate GPAT Application Number. Once the application no is generated, the applicants will have to enter their personal details such as name, father's name, address, contact number, email address and academic details such as class 10 and class 12 marks along with graduation marks and certificates. Candidates shall ensure that the information entered by them in their respective online Application Form is correct. Any request for change in such particulars after the closure of correction period will not be considered by NTA under any circumstances.


Q:   What is the size of the Scanned passport-sized photograph that needs to be uploaded at the time of filling the GPAT application form?


Candidates will have to upload Scanned passport-sized photograph and Scanned signature of size between 10 kb to 200 kb in JPG or JPEG format and size between 4 kb to 30 kb in JPG or JPEG format respectively at the time of filling the GPAT 2024 application form. The GPAT application correction facility allows candidates to make amends to this section also.


Q:   In case I fail to appear for the GPAT exam, will the GPAT application fee get refunded?

The GPAT application fee is non-refundable. Once the application form is submitted at the website, no refund will be given to the candidates by the exam conducting body. The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card or UPI Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate.

GPAT 2024 - Application Fee

The following table shows the category-wise application fee for GPAT 2024. The GPAT application fee for the present year is notified by the authorities on the official website. It is increased in comparison to the previous year exam. 

Category Fee (INR)
General/OBC/EWS 3500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD 2500/-

Applicants have to pay the applciation fee irrespective of their gender. 

Q:   What is the GPAT application fee?


NBE shared category-wise GPAT application fee through the official notification at official website.

The GPAT application fee for General/OBC/EWS category is INR 3500. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/TRANSGENDER the GPAT application fee is INR 2500. A candidates will have to pay applicable service/processing charges & GST over and above the examination fee via concerned Bank/ Payment Gateway Integrator.


Q:   Can I pay the GPAT application fee by demand draft?

No. The application fee can only be paid through online mode. You can pay the application fee through the following methods available online such as: 1. Credit Card 2. Debit Card 3. Internet Banking 4. UPI 5. Paytm It was recommended by NTA-GPAT to make the application fee payment using Canara/ICICI Bank through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI and keep proof of fee paid. Candidates are informed that the 'Confirmation Page' of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, then the candidate should approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway.

Q:   Can I pay the GPAT application fee via cash?


The GPAT application fee will be paid through the bank e-challan in case the candidates opt for the cash payment option. For this, candidates are required to take the printout of challan format from the official website of GPAT. Later, visit the Bank and pay the required fee according to their category (SC/ST/General/OBC). Collect the Challan receipt and enter the challan number while filling the online application form. The GPAT application fee for General/OBC category was INR 2200. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/TRANSGENDER the GPAT application fee was INR 1100.


How to Make Corrections in GPAT 2024 Application Form?

The exam conducting authority will open the correction window between May 11 to 14, 2024 in online modeCandidates will have to follow the steps given below to make corrections in GPAT application form 2024:

  • Visit the official website of GPAT

  • Click on the tab ‘Correction For GPAT 2024’

  • Enter the Application Number, Password, and Security Pin

  • Click on ‘Sign In’ tab

  • Make necessary corrections and changes

  • Click on the agreement checkbox and make the final submission

Q:   Can I change my exam centre choice in GPAT application form after submitting the form?

Candidates are advised to immediately contact the administrative office in such situations. However, it is not possible to change the GPAT exam centre once the choices are locked and entered. Even at the stage of GPAT application correction, candidates do not get the option to change the GPAT exam centre. Therefore, it is advised to carefully choose and select the preferred exam centre choice at the time of filling out the GPAT application form.

Q:   Can I directly fill out the GPAT 2024 application form?


No, you cannot fill out the GPAT 2024 application form directly without registering yourself on the NBEMS GPAT portal. GPAT 2024 registration is mandatory to apply for the national-level entrance exam. GPAT registration will tentatively begin in February 2024. The application window would required candidates to provide personal and academic details as well. 


GPAT Registration 2024: Important Points to Remember

  • If a candidate fails to complete all the four steps mentioned above, their GPAT 2024 application form will be considered incomplete.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.
  • Candidates need not send the GPAT application form confirmation by post to the exam conducting authority.
  • NBEMS is not responsible for verifying the information provided by the candidate or the documents uploaded by them. 
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Internet Banking
  • UPI
  • Paytm

Q:   Is GPAT an online or offline exam?


National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) will conduct GPAT entrance exam in online mode. The MPharma entrance exam is organised at the designated test centers across several cities in India. On the day of the examination, each candidate will be allotted a computer terminal at the exam centre where they will have to input correct answers against the questions being asked in the exam. Candidates will be able to appear for the exam in two shifts: morning and forenoon.


Q:   What is the selection process for BPharma and what is the minimum GPAT score required?


The selection process for a Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma) degree programme typically involves both entrance exams and merit-based selection. The minimum aggregate required for eligibility is 50% in Class 12, with mandatory courses like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. Some of the popular entrance exams for B.Pharm include UPSEE, GPAT, NEET, BITSAT, and MHT CE. The cut-off scores for these exams may vary depending on the college and year.The minimum GPAT score required for B.Pharm admission is not yet available. However, it is essential to secure a qualifying mark in the GPAT exam to be eligible for admission to M.Pharm courses. The GPAT cutoff scores vary based on categories such as general, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and EWS. To get an idea of the cutoff trends for each category, you can refer to the previous year's cutoff scores.In summary, the selection process for a BPharma degree programme involves:

  1. Meeting the eligibility criteria, which include passing Class 12 board exams with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in mandatory subjects
  2. Securing a qualifying mark in an entrance exam, such as GPAT, UPSEE, NEET, BITSAT, or MHT CET. The minimum GPAT score required is not yet available, but you can refer to previous year's cutoff scores for an idea of the required marks

It is essential to check the specific requirements and cutoff scores for the colleges and institutes you are applying to, as they may vary.


Q:   How many institutes will be participating in GPAT 2024?


The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is an annual all-India examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to evaluate candidates for admission to Master's (M. Pharm) programs in pharmacy. GPAT 2024 is scheduled to be held in the second week of May 2024. The exam will be conducted in online/computer-based mode. The syllabus and pattern of the question paper remain the same under NTAA total of 800 pharmaceutical participating institutes are expected to participate in GPAT 2024. The participating institutes include prominent colleges, universities, and institutions that offer M.Pharm courses and are AICTE approved


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Answered 5 hours ago

The GPAT 2024 application form is expected to be released in the month of March 2024. The registration process for GPAT 2024 has started on April 19, 2024. The last date to fill out the GPAT application form 2024 is May 8, 2024. Candidates fulfilling the GPAT 2024 eligibility criteria will be able



Pulkit Gautam

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Answered 4 days ago

Students who want to fill the application form of GPAT 2024 can do it from April 19, 2024. The authorities will open the GPAT 2024 registration window at 3:00 PM on the official website.

The last date to fill the application form of GPAT is May 8, 2024. 

Applicants are advised to check the dates and



Piyush Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 6 days ago

The GPAT stands for Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. It's many benefits for the students who want to study M.Pharm, MS Pharm or MBA in Pharmacy. The GPAT rank is accepted all over in India, qualified students also get stipend. Talking about Govt. College of pharmacy, Aurangabad the admission is same



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Answered 2 weeks ago

The National Testing Agency (NTA) administers the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT), an all-India exam, to applicants for admission to Master's degrees in pharmacy. M.Pharm admissions at IIT BHU are determined by the results of the GPAT and a personal interview. The IIT BHU M.Pharm programme re



Pulkit Gautam

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Yes, students can take admission to Pharmacy colleges without appearing for GPAT. Given below are the best Pharmacy colleges that accept students without GPAT scores:

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CMC VelloreINR 1,200NEET PG
Kasturba Medical College, ManipalINR 1.72 Lacs - INR 22.44 lakhNEET PG, MET
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