Some Frequent Query Related to GPAT-2011/GPAT EXAM

Q. 1-  I am a B. Pharmacy third year/Second Year student. Am I eligible for GPAT-2011?

ANS. No, B. Pharmacy third year students are not eligible to appear in GPAT-2011 examination.

Q.2- I am a Bangaldeshi/Bhutani/foreign national student studying in B. Pharmacy final year in India. Can I appear in GPAT-2011 examination?

ANS.Yes, you can appear in GPAT-2011 examination but your admission into a postgraduate course in pharmacy and scholarship will be governed by the rules/norms set by MHRD, Government of India.

Q. 3- I belong to SC/ST category. How many seats in M. Pharmacy are reserved for SC/ST category students?


Q. 4- If I qualify in GPAT-2011 Examination then am I assured of scholarship in M. Pharmacy?

ANS. Qualifying in GPAT-2011 examination is the minimum eligibility criteria for getting a scholarship in M. Pharmacy. But, qualifying in GPAT-2011 has nothing to do with reservation policy for admissions into M. Pharmacy courses. Seats in the M. Pharmacy course like other courses are reserved as per state/central government policy. Scholarship to the GPAT-2011 qualified candidates would be given by AICTE, New Delhi as per the rules/norms prevalent at that time.

Q.5-. Am I eligible for registration for Ph. D. after qualifying in GPAT-2011 examination?

ANS. Although the GPAT-2011 scorecard is valid only for one year but this is for the purpose of obtaining scholarship in M. Pharmacy. After completing M. Pharm degree if someone is interested in getting registered for Ph.D. degree then GPAT scorecard is valid beyond one year and the applicants need not appear in separate entrance/eligibility examination for Ph.D. registration conducted by universities.

Q.6- How many times can I appear in GPAT examination? & What is the upper age limit for appearing in GPAT-2011 examination?

ANS. Currently, there is no such limit for appearing in GPAT-2011 examination for applicants who are otherwise eligible as per the laid down criteria given under ‘Eligibility’.

Q.7. I am a Pharmacy graduate. Whether I need to appear for GPAT-2011, JAM-2011 or GATE-2011 examination?

ANS. In order to be eligible for scholarship in M. Pharmacy course, Pharmacy graduates need to appear only in GPAT-2011. GPAT is the new name for GATE for Pharmacy graduates from 2010 onwards.

Q.8-. I am studying in Jaipur and our final year examinations will start in the month of Oct. 2011. Is my GPAT-2011 scorecard valid for admission to M. Pharm 2012?

ANS. GPAT-2011 scorecard valid for one year from the date of announcement of the result. If you are applying before 31st May 2012 for admission then you should be eligible for admission.

Q-9. GPAT Score is vaid for how many years?

Ans. For One Year.

Q-10 Can i get the internet generated GPAT CARD-2011?

Ans. Yes, You can get the e-generated GPAT CARD . You can get one print of it form Official web site of GPAT.


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