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GPAT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Procedure

Updated On - November 30th 2018 by DEEKSHA

GPAT Registration window will now close on December 7 (extended). Candidates having a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy (4 yrs after 10+2, including lateral entry students) can apply online at Check GPAT Eligibility 

Applying for GPAT is a four-step process viz.

Step1: Registration for Online Application and Note down system generated Application No.

Step 2: Complete GPAT Application Form

Step 3: Scan and Upload Photo and Signature – CheckGPAT Photo & Signature Specifications

Step 4: Pay Exam Fee by SBI MOPS (Net Banking/ Debit/ Credit Card/ E-Challan)

Latest: This year, GPAT 2019 is scheduled for January 28 in computer-based mode. Successfully registered candidates can download their hall tickets from January 7 onwards. CheckGPAT Exam Pattern

Facts About GPAT Application Form

  • Application fee: INR 1400 (General/OBC-NCL Male) and INR 700 (ST/SC/PwD/Female/ Transgender).
  • No request for refund of fee once remitted will be entertained.
  • Registration will remain incomplete if Step 2, 3 and 4 are not completed.
  • There is an option to retrieve GPAT Password and Application No. at the time of login
  • Helpdesk:   1800112211 / 18004253800

GPAT Registration Form: Important Dates

NTA has released all the important dates related to the application form. They are given below:

GPAT 2019 NotificationNovember 1, 2018
Release of GPAT Application FormNovember 1, 2018
Clouser of Online RegistrationDecember 7 November 30, 2018
Scanning & Uploading of DocumentsNovember 1 – December 1, 2018
Issue of Admit CardsJanuary 7, 2018 – Download Now!
Date of the examinationLast Week of January 2019

GPAT Eligibility

The major highlights of the eligibility criteria for appearing in GPAT 2019 is listed below. The standards are prescribed are similar to that of previous years. Candidates must go through the criteria before filling the form online.

  • An aspirant must be an Indian Citizen.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree holder in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates).
  • Candidates who are in the final year of B. Pharmacy are also eligible to apply for GPAT.
  • There is no maximum age limit for this examination.
  • B.Tech. (Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Technology)/ equivalent candidates are not eligible to apply.

Check detailedGPAT Eligibility

Steps to Fill GPAT Application Form

Before starting the registration for the online pharmacy test, candidates must keep the following documents and details ready:

  • A computer with good Internet connectivity
  • All your qualification details
  • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format
  • A valid e-mail ID as all communication will be made on it
  • A valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number
  • A valid debit/credit card or Net bank account if you want to pay ONLINE
  • A printer connected to your system to print e-challan and confirmation page

Candidates can apply online for GPAT 2019. No offline application form is available. The four steps are given below in detail:

Step 1: Registration for Online Application

  • Visit the official NTA-GPAT website, i.e,
  • Click on ‘Fill Application Form’. The following window will appear:
GPAT Application Form, GPAT Registration
  • Click on the ‘Apply’ tab under the New Candidate Registration box.
  • Read the Instructions and Procedure before starting the process.
  • Also, download the Information Bulletin and then select ‘Click here to Proceed’ tab.
  • Fill in all the fields viz.
    • Personal details
    • Contact details
    • Choose Password
    • Security Pin

The following screenshot represents the fields that must be filled in order to generate a unique ‘Application Number’.

GPAT Application Form, GPAT Registration
After furnishing all the details, candidates must review all the particulars carefully. In case of any changes, select ‘Edit Registration Form’. 

Step 2: Complete Application Form

  • Using the system generated application number and created password, login again.
  • Select four choices for exam city. Check GPAT Exam Cities 2019
  • Fill all the other required fields and review the form again.

Step 3: Upload Images

Candidates are required to scan and upload the following:

  • Photograph
  • Signature
GPAT Application Form, GPAT Registration
  • Enter the security pin.
  • Select ‘I have verified Uploaded images carefully.
Note: Upload your recent passport size photograph and signature.

Step 4: Fee Payment

After completing all the three steps mentioned above, the last is to make the payment as per your category.

GPAT Application Form, GPAT Registration
  • Examination Fee by SBI MOPS can be made using Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card/eChallan.

Mode 1: Online Mode i.e. Debit/ Credit card and Net Banking

  • Check the validity of the Debit/ Credit Card and keep it ready with you while logging on to the website for submitting the application form. Enter the information asked for and make payment through Debit/ Credit Card.
  • Through Net Banking, check the balance in your account and keep all credentials ready with you while logging on to website for submitting application form.
  • Candidate should log in with his/her credentials of net banking and make payment through Net Banking.

Mode 2: Cash Deposit via e-challan at State Bank of India Branches only

  • Print e-challan in .pdf on A4 size paper from SBI MOPS page which will contain NTA’s required information in addition to Bank reference number and visit any of the SBI branches in India and deposit amount mentioned in e-challan.

Service/ Processing Charges and GST:

Mode of PaymentBankService/ Processing charges/ transaction
(GST applicable @18%)
Net BankingSBIINR 5.00 + GST
Other Banks
Debit CardSBI/ other BanksNIL
Credit CardDomestic0.80% of Fee + GST (min. INR 11)
International3.50% of Fee + GST (min. INR 11)
E-challanAt all SBI Branches in IndiaNIL
  • After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the Confirmation Page.
  • In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction will be cancelled and the amount will be refunded to the candidate's account.
  • However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.

CheckGPAT 2019 Syllabus

Details in GPAT 2019 Application Form

GPAT 2019 Application Form asks candidate’s personal details, academic details and contact information to be filled.

Details AskedHow to fill
NameEnter your full name
Father’s nameEnter your Father’s full name
Mother’s NameEnter your mother’s full name
GenderChoose your gender
Date of BirthFill your birth date
Email IDEnter a valid Email ID
Phone NumberEnter your contact number
NationalityIndian or other
State of EligibilityState from which you have passed 12th standard
Name of InstitutionName of the school from which you passed Class XII
Name of CollegeCollege name from where you got the Bachelor’s degree
Name of the BoardName of your Board in Class 12
Year of PassingYear in which you studied Class XII
Year of GraduationYear in which you graduated from college
Uploading documentsUpload your photo, signature and finger impression in JPG format
Size of photosPhoto<60 KB and Signature<30 KB
City ChoiceChoose your test city preference

GPAT Application Form FAQs

Question 1. Is any break time provided during the test?

Ans. Candidates are not provided any break in between the exam duration.

Question 2. I mistakenly chose the wrong city. How can I change my city choice?

Ans. Sorry, there is no way of changing the choice of exam center.

Question 3. I have done Graduation through Part Time or Distance Learning Mode, am I eligible to apply for GPAT 2019 exam?

Ans. Yes; Applicants passed who have done graduation through Part Time or Distance Learning Mode approved by respective statutory bodies are eligible for GPAT 2019.

*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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