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All India Council for Technical Education has just Declared AICTE GPAT Exam Syllabus 2017 Scheme of Test on its official website at The Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2017 is going to be conducted by AICTE as Entrance Exam for Admission to Master Degree in Pharmacy. The candidates who are applying for AICTE GPAT 2017 Exam, should also refer Exam Pattern and Syllabus PDF. Because the GPAT Exam Paper will be in the format exactly as mentioned in Test Structure and Syllabus.

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GPAT 2017 Syllabus

The GPAT 2017 Exam is for the candidates who want to get admission to M.Pharm Course in 2017-18 at any AICTE approved university or institute. The Admission will be given through GPAT Score, therefore the candidates who will secure higher marks will be selected first. In order to perform at best level in Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2016, the AICTE GPAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern are very useful. The respective candidates are advised to read complete article to know all the details about GPAT 2017 Exam Scheme and Syllabus.

AICTE GPAT Syllabus 2017 Exam Pattern, Scheme and Old Papers Download

The All India Council for Technical Education released Notification in October 2016 about GPAT 2017 Entrance Exam on its official website at AICTE GPAT Syllabus PDF and Exam Pattern 2017 Available to Download Here. The Bachelor’s Degree (Pharmacy) passed candidates were invited by AICTE for Online Application of GPAT 2017 Exam in 2016. Lots of candidates from all over India are applying online for AICTE GPAT Exam 2017. The Closing Date for Registration is 10th December 2016.

GPAT 2017 Syllabus and Scheme

The candidates are waiting for Exam Pattern and Syllabus since the Application Process started. Here we provide an overview of GPAT 2017 Exam Scheme and Syllabus PDF as under_

GPAT 2017 Exam Date: 28th January 2016 and 29th January 2016

GPAT 2017 Exam Pattern, Scheme, Structure:

  • Number of Questions: 125 Questions
  • Type of Question: Objective Type with Multiple Choices
  • Number of Marks: 04 Marks for 01 Question
  • Maximum Marks (125 Q* 04 M): 500 Marks
  • Negative Marking System: -01 Mark for each Incorrect Answer
  • Total Time Duration: Three Hours i.e. 180 Minutes Only

GPAT 2017 Exam Syllabus:


Introduction to Physical Pharmacy

  • Matter, Properties of Matter
  • Micromeretics and Powder Rheology
  • Surface and Interfacial Phenomenon
  • Viscosity and Rheology
  • Dispersion Systems
  • Complexation
  • Kinetics and Drug Stability

Importance of Microbiology in Pharmacy

  • Structure of bacterial cell, Classification of microbes and their taxonomy
  • Identification of Microbes
  • Control of microbes by physical and chemical methods
  • Sterilization
  • Immunology and Immunological Preparations
  • Genetic Recombinations
  • Antibiotics

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence & ethics

  • Pharmaceutical Legislations
  • Pharmaceutical Ethics, Pharmacy Act 1948, Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945, Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act 1955, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 & Rules, Drugs Price Control Order.

Introduction to dispensing and community pharmacy

  • Prescription
  • Principles Involved and Procedures adopted in dispensing
  • Incompatibilities
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Organization and Structure of hospital pharmacy
  • Hospital Formulary
  • Drug Store Management and Inventory Control
  • Drug distribution systems in hospitals
  • Central Sterile Supply Unit and their Management
  • Manufacture of Sterile and Non-Sterile Products
  • Drug Information Services
  • Records and Reports
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Nuclear Pharmacy

In addition to above mentioned topics and chapters, the GPAT 2017 Exam also includes the following_

  • Importance of unit operations in manufacturing, Stoichiometry.
  • Dosages Forms, designing and evaluation.
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.


  • Inorganic Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Physical Chemistry and its importance in Pharmacy.
  • Organic Chemistry and its importance in Pharmacy.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis.



Glycoside containing Drugs

Alkaloid containing Drugs

How to Download GPAT 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus PDF, Previous Year Papers:

  1. Log on to official website at
  2. Find out Syllabus tab and select it to download it as PDF.
  3. Open the Syllabus file and go through it to know whole Syllabus.
  4. Take printout of GPAT Syllabus 2017 for use in preparation of Exam.
  5. Get back to homepage and checkout GPAT 2017 Exam Pattern.
  6. Note down the Exam Scheme for future reference.
  7. Also check Previous Year Papers for GPAT Exam.

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