GPAT Exam Dates 2024 (Announced): Check Answer Key (Out), Result & Counselling Dates

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2024 ( GPAT )

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Result: 8 Jul '24

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By knowing the GPAT 2024 dates in advance, applicants can prepare their strategy to get admission through the exam This year GPAT exam was conducted on June 8, 2024.

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) released the provisional answer key of GPAT 2024 on June 14, 2024. Students could raise objections to the questions in which they had issues between June 15 to 17, 2024.  

Earlier NBEMS released the GPAT Admit Card on June 3, 2024. Applicants could download the hall ticket of GPAT 2024 by entering the login credentials which are user ID and password. 

Prior to this, NBEMS released a notice mentioning the notification and the application date of the GPAT exam on April 19, 2024

Initially, NBEMS released the GPAT 2024 application dates so that candidates could start filling out the GPAT application form. The last date to register for the GPAT exam was May 8, 2024, 11:55 PM.  

After the GPAT 2024 application was over, the NBE opened the window to make corrections between May 11 and May 14, 2024. The GPAT pre-final & final edit window was opened between May 21 to 23, 2024 and May 28 to 30, 2024 respectively.  

Also Read: GPAT 2024 Application Form Correction Window Opens at; Know Steps to Edit Form 

GPAT 2024 exam needs to be tracked by the aspirants to stay updated with major examination-related events. Ignoring the schedule/dates might lead to missing important deadlines, such as the last date to apply for the exam and the date of the examination etc.

Thus, candidates are advised to visit this page frequently to keep abreast of the important dates related to the MPharma entrance exam. In case there are any changes and updates in the GPAT exam schedule, it will be updated on this page. 


Q:   What is the last date to raise objections against the GPAT answer key 2024?


Candidates are allowed to lock-in their objections in online mode at the official website. The GPAT provisional answer key challange was started on June 15, 2024

The last date to raise objections is June 17, 2024. The objection-raising window was opened by NBE and no further objections or challenges will be entertained. Earlier the GPAT exam was conducted on June 8, 2024.


Q:   When was GPAT exam date announced?


GPAT exam dates were announced on April 4, 2024 by the exam conducting body, NBEMS. The GPAT 2024 exam will be conducted on June 8, 2024. 

It released the official notification for the registration dates along with the exam schedule on April 19, 2024, along with the application form. Candidates can check and download the GPAT-NBEMS the latest notification from the official website. . 


Q:   When can I expect the GPAT 2024 results?


GPAT 2024 result will be declared on July 8, 2024. NBEMS will release GPAT result in the form of a scorecard. NBEMS will release the GPAT final answer key along with the GPAT result as per the schedule.


GPAT 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

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

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

08 Jul '24

GPAT 2024 Result

DatesPast Exam Dates

15 Jun '24 -

17 Jun '24

GPAT 2024 Provisional Answer Key Challenge Date

14 Jun '24

GPAT 2024 Provisional Answer Key

08 Jun '24

GPAT 2024 Exam Date

Insights of GPAT Dates 2024

The GPAT application form was released online only on the official website on April 19, 2024, by the NBEMS. No new GPAT registrations is accepted after the application window closes. Once the application process concluded, NBEMS opened the GPAT application correction window. Candidates whose GPAT applications were successfully submitted will be issued a GPAT admit card. The GPAT admit card will be released online. This document is essential to appear for the MPharma entrance test. 

On the GPAT exam day, candidates have to visit the GPAT test centres to appear for the online/computer-based exam. NBEMS will release the GPAT answer key (provisional) one week after the exam concludes. The final answer key will be released online along with the GPAT result on the official website, The last event in the schedule is the declaration of the GPAT result. The GPAT result will be declared on July 8, 2024, at the end, following which candidates will be able to apply for admission to various MPharma institutes.

NBEMS will not conduct the counselling for MPharma admissions. Candidates will have to apply individually to participate in the counselling process of different colleges. Admission to the top MPharma colleges of India is generally granted through counselling which includes an interview and overall performance in the entrance exam. 

Q:   When will the GPAT cutoff be declared?


GPAT 2024 cutoff will be declared after the release of GPAT 2024 result.

The cutoff for GPAT exam for the last year was 148 (General category); 122 (EWS category); 120 (OBC category); 94 (SC category); and 75 (ST category).

The GPAT cutoff is a minimum mark that a candidate should score for qualifying for the exam. GPAT cutoff is based on multiple factors such as availability of seats, the difficulty level of the exam, and the total number of candidates who appear and pass in the entrance exam.  


Q:   When will the GPAT 2024 admit card release?


GPAT 2024 admit card has been issued at the official website of GPAT by the NBEMS on June 3, 2024. The admit card are made available in online mode to all the applicants. Candidates who successfully completed the GPAT registration process by paying the application fee can only download the GPAT hall ticket 2024.


Q:   When will NBEMS announce GPAT result 2024?


NBEMS will release GPAT 2024 result on July 8, 2024 on the official website in online mode. The entire admission process from registration to release of the result is managed online by the NBEMS.

The NBEMS does not organise the counselling for the GPAT exam. It will also release the GPAT merit list after the GPAT 2024 result declaration on the official portal.


Q:   When will NBEMS release final GPAT answer key 2024?


The GPAT final answer key will be released after the announcement of the GPAT result. It will be released by the NBEMS authorities this year.  

The GPAT final answer key will be available for download once it will be uploaded on the official website. The GPAT final answer key is used to check the recorded response sheet which was released by NTA on June 1 last year. 

The final answer key helps maintain transparency in the process of evaluation and also provides candidates a fair view of their ranks and scores obtained in the GPAT entrance exam.


Who is Eligible to apply for GPAT 2024?

Candidates should cross-check their GPAT 2024 eligibility before applying, if any candidate is found ineligible his/her candidature will be dismissed. Below are the eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate should be an Indian national
  • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (pharmacy) which is a four-year course after class 12
  • Candidates who are in their final year of graduation can also apply
  • Candidates of any age can appear
  • Candidates having a BTech (Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology) or Equivalent degree are not eligible

Q:   Why is GPAT exam popular?

GRADUATE PHARMACY APTITUDE TEST GPAT is a top national-level entrance examination conducted for admission to M.Pharma programmes. The GPAT exam score is accepted by 800+ colleges in India for admission to several courses. Candidates appearing for GPAT exam will have to register at the NTA-GPAT website to appear for the exam.

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:   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 Admit Card

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) released the GPAT Admit Card on June 3, 2024. Candidates have to download the same from the official website at To download the GPAT hall ticket/admit card log in to their account by using the application number and password issued at the time of filling GPAT application form: 

Below is the step-by-step process for downloading the GPAT admit card: 

  • Visit the official website and select ‘Pharmacy’ from the main window screen
  • Click on 'Download GPAT admit card'
  • The admit card can be downloaded by entering the GPAT application number and password or date of birth
  • After that, the candidates should click on the 'Sign In' button
  • Candidates can access admit cards being displayed on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take at least 2 printouts of the same

Q:   Will I need GPAT 2024 admit card at the time of admission?


At the time of admission to pharmacy colleges, Candidates may be asked to submit a photocopy copy of their GPAT 2024 admit card to the institute as a part of the document verification process. Therefore it is suggested that candidates should keep a copy of the GPAT admit card safe until the admission process is over. The GPAT admission process requires candidates to be present will all valid and original documents. At the time of counselling by the individual colleges, the GPAT admit card download window will be deactivated.


Q:   I am unable to download my GPAT admit card. Whom should I contact?


If you are facing issues with downloading your GPAT 2024 admit card, you should contact the GPAT Help Desk or the concerned authority as soon as possible. Here are the contact details that may be helpful: GPAT Help Desk Contact Information: - Phone: 022-66258304 Additionally, you can also contact the National Testing Agency NTA which is responsible for conducting the GPAT exam for further assistance. Here are the NTA contact details: National Testing Agency Contact Information: - Phone: 0120-6895200 NTA Help Desk) It is recommended that you provide your registration number and other relevant details while contacting the help desk or the concerned authority for quicker and more effective assistance.


Q:   My name is spelt wrong on the GPAT 2024 admit card. What should I do?


If your name is spelled incorrectly on the GPAT 2024 admit card, you should contact the GPAT authorities immediately to rectify the error. Here are the steps you should follow: 1. Contact the GPAT 2024 Help Desk: The first step is to contact the GPAT Help Desk as soon as possible. You can find the contact details of the Help Desk on the official GPAT 2024 website. 2. Submit a Request for Correction: Submit a request for correction of the name on the admit card to the Help Desk. You may be required to provide a copy of your application form and any other relevant documents to support your request. 3. Provide Supporting Documents: If required, provide supporting documents such as a copy of your Aadhar card, passport, or any other government-issued ID that shows your correct name. 4. Follow-up: Follow up with the GPAT authorities to ensure that the correction has been made. Keep track of any communication you receive from the Help Desk and maintain a record of it. It is important to ensure that your name is spelled correctly on the admit card, as it will be used for identification purposes during the GPAT 2024 examination. Therefore, it is recommended to take action as soon as possible to get the correction done.


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