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GPAT Syllabus 2016 PDF Download (Pharmacy) | GPAT Exam Pattern/Format

GPAT Syllabus

Dear students, GPAT Syllabus is now available candidates can download it in the PDF form from this page. Candidates who want to take admission in Mater’s/Doctoral programs in Pharmacy have to clear this exam with good score that’s why we are providing GPAT Exam Pattern and GPAT Syllabus 2016 so the students can prepare simply.

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Exam is expected to be held in the month of the February as the date of the exam is just coming students have need to give their full efforts in study. There are some important points which are mentioned below to help the students.

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) organize Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) Entrance Exam at a big scale and many students participate in this. Huge amount of candidates participates in this exam every year but only few candidates are able to qualify this exam.

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How to Solve Objective Type Question Paper

GPAT Exam Pattern 2016

Paper Only one
Duration 03 hrs
No. of Questions 125
Total Marks 500
Type of Paper Objective-Type (MCQ)
Process Online
Negative Marking 1/4 (one-fourth) mark

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GPAT Syllabus

PHARMACEUTICS 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 Recombination
  • Antibiotics
Introduction to pharmaceutical jurisprudence & ethics An elaborate study of the followings:Pharmaceutical Ethics; Pharmacy Act 1948; Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945; Medicinal & Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act 1955; Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 & Rules; Drugs Price Control Order;
A brief study of the following Acts with special reference to the main provisions and the latest amendments
Introduction to dispensing and community pharmacy; Prescription

  •  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
  • Nuclear Pharmacy
Importance of unit operations in manufacturing; Stoichiometry

  • Fluid Flow
  • Heat transfer
  • Evaporation
  • Distillation
  • Drying
  • Size Reduction
  • Mixing
  • Filtration and Centrifugation
  • Crystallization
  • Dehumidification and Humidity Control
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning:
  • Material of Construction
  • Material Handling Systems
  • Corrosion
  • Plant location
Industrial Hazards and Safety Precautions

  • Automated Process Control Systems
  • Liquid Dosages Forms
  • Semisolid Dosage Forms
  • Suppositories
  • Extraction and Galenical Products
  • Blood Products and Plasma Substitutes
  • Ophthalmic Preparations
  • Capsules
  • Micro-encapsulation
  • Tablets
  • Coating of Tablets
  • Parenteral Products
  • Surgical products
  • Designing of dosage forms; Pre-formulation studies
  • Performance evaluation methods
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Bioavailability and bioequivalence
PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY Biochemistry in pharmaceutical sciences
Basic Principles of Medicinal Chemistry
PHARMACOLOGY Immunopathophysiology
Pathophysiology of Common Diseases
Fundamentals of general pharmacology
Basic Concepts of Pharmacotherapy
PHARMACOGNOSY Sources of Drugs

  • Glycoside Containing Drugs
  • Alkaloid Containing Drugs
General Techniques of Biosynthetic Studies and Basic Metabolic Pathways/Biogenesis

  • Terpenes
  • Glycosides
  • Alkaloids
  • Role of plant-based drugs on National economy
  • Applications of plant tissue culture in pharmacognosy. Marine pharmacognosy

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