GITAM GAT PGP 2020 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Marking Scheme

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    GITAM GAT PGP 2020 exam pattern is defined by Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) University every year. The exam is conducted in online (Computer-Based) mode. GITAM GAT PGP 2020 will be conducted from April 10 to April 22, 2020.

    The paper is conducted in English medium only. The question paper consists of total 100 questions worth 400 marks. All the questions will be in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format. 

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    GITAM Admission Test for Post Graduate Course in Pharmacy or GITAM GAT PGP is a national level entrance exam, it is conducted for admission to various Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) Programs conducted by GITAM University Visakhapatnam Campus.

    GITAM GAT PGP 2020 exam pattern released by the GITAM University gives the details about the following sections:

    • Marking scheme
    • Types of questions in the entrance test
    • Total time allotted for the entrance exam
    • Sectional weightage

    GITAM GAT PGP 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

    All questions are of the MCQ type (multiple choice questions) with 4 options for each question. The below table shows the detailed structure of number of marks and questions for each section and subject.

    SectionSubjectNo. of questionsNo. of marks
    BPharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance25100
    DPharmaceutical Chemistry25100

    GITAM GAT PGP 2020 Exam Marking scheme

    Candidates have to attempt 100 objective type of questions in the exam. Each question carries 4 marks. Negative marking is also applicable. The below scheme is used for marking in GITAM GAT PGP 2020 exam.

    • Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks.
    • Each wrong answer will result in deduction of 1 mark.
    • Each unanswered questions will receive no marks.

    GITAM GAT PGP 2020 Syllabus

    The detailed chapter-wise syllabus for GITAM GAT PGP 2020 can be found below:

    1. Section A: Pharmaceutics
    • Physical Pharmacy
    • Pharmaceutical Engineering
    • Pharmacy Practice
    • Pharmaceutical Technology
    • Biological Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
    • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics and their importance in formulation
    1. Section B: Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance
    • Fundamental of pharmaceutical analysis, Theoretical consideration, application in drug analysis
    • Chromatographic methods of pharmaceutical analysis
    • Instrumental methods of pharmaceutical analysis
    • Quality assurance
    1. Section C: Pharmacology
    • Pathophysiology of common diseases; Basic Principles of Cell Injury and Adaptations:
    • Fundamentals of general pharmacology
    • Pharmacology of Peripheral Nervous System
    • Pharmacology of Central Nervous System
    • Pharmacology of Cardiovascular System
    • Drugs Acting on the Hemopoietic System
    • Drugs acting on urinary system
    • Autacoids
    • Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System
    • Drugs acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Pharmacology of Endocrine System
    • Chemotherapy
    • Principles of Toxicology
    1. Section D: Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    • Pharmaceutical inorganic chemistry
    • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
    • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Pharmacognosy

    Read More GAT PGP Syllabus

    GITAM GAT PGP 2020 Books

    Candidates preparing for GITAM GAT PGP exam can refer the following books for better understanding of the topics mentioned above:

    The Theory and Practice of Industrial Pharmacy Liebermann and Lachman, Lackman, Remington, IP, Martin, NK Jain (for NDDS), GK Jani (For calculation)
    Physical PharmacyMartin
    Pharmaceutical engineeringSubramanyam
    PharmacologyTripathi, Rang and Dale, Katzung and Trevor multiple choice, Lippincott wilium Ilustrated Review of Pharmacology, color atlas of Pharmacology
    Pharm-AnalysisSpectroscopy and Titration from Chatwal, Chromatography from Remington
    PharmacognosyKokate, Trease and Evans, willis
    Medicinal ChemistryHarkishan Singh & V K Kapoor
    Organic ChemistryMorrison and Boyd.
    Natural Products ChemistryO.P Agarwal
    Physical ChemistryShishir Mittal (Disha Publication)
    MicrobiologyPelzar, Presscott
    AnalysisSilversteine, Willard, Vogel, Scoog, Y R Sharma
    JurisprudenceN. K. Jain

    The books also have sample papers and exercises, which the candidates must practise for GITAM GAT PGP, it will increase their speed and the students will understand the exam pattern as well. Also, they will be able to identify their weak areas and will be able to concentrate on those topics better.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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