GPAT Syllabus 2021: Download complete Syllabus

By | May 26, 2020
GPAT Syllabus

The authority is yet to release the GPAT syllabus 2021. Candidates must have to understand the basic of GPAT Syllabus. NTA is responsible for deciding the syllabus of GPAT Examination. It is a national-level aptitude entrance examination conducted to provide admission to the students into the PG M.Pharm programmes offered by various government and private colleges. Through this article, candidates will get complete information about GPAT Syllabus 2021.

GPAT Syllabus 2021

GPAT syllabus is comprised of the below-given subjects:

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering subjects


General Pharmacology, Pharmacology of central nervous System, Pharmacology of cardiovascular system, Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system, Pharmacology of Endocrine system, Neurohumoral transmission in the autonomic and central nervous system, Drugs acting on Respiratory system, Drugs acting on the urinary system, Chemotherapy, Chronopharmacology, Pharmacology of drug acting on the gastrointestinal tract, Autacoids and their Antagonists, Immunopharmacology, Principles of toxicology, Vitamins & Minerals.


Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals, Allopathic dosage form, Introduction to dosage form, Sources of drug information, Crude extract, Dosage Form Necessities and Additives, Allergenic extract, Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout, Biological products, Parenterals – product requiring sterile packaging, Capsules, Powders, Tablets, Suspensions, Suppositories, Emulsions, Semisolids, Pilot plant scale-up techniques, Pharmaceutical Aerosols, GMP and Validation, Ophthalmic preparations, Preformulations, Prolonged Action Pharmaceuticals, Novel Drug delivery system, Stability of formulated products, Packaging Materials, Cosmetics.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Impurities, Isotopes, Monographs, Dentifrices, desensitizing agents, & anticaries agents, Medicinal Chemistry, Therapeutic classes of drugs, Different classes of therapeutic drugs, various classes of therapeutic agents, Different classes of therapeutic drugs


Introductory Pharmacognosy, Classification of crude drugs, Factors influencing the quality of crude drugs, Techniques in microscopy, Introduction to phytoconstituents, Principles of plant classification, Pharmaceutical aids, Animal products, Plant products, Toxic drugs, Enzymes, Natural pesticides and insecticides, Glycosides, Herbal formulations, Alkaloids, Extraction and Isolation Techniques, Traditional herbal drugs, Phytopharmaceuticals, Quality control and standardization of herbal drugs, Plants based industries and research institutes in India, Herbal cosmetics, Worldwide trade of crude drugs and volatile oils, Patents, Homeopathic system of medicine, Ayurvedic system of medicine.


General Pharmacology, Neurohumoral transmission in the autonomic and central nervous system, Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system, Pharmacology of central nervous System, Pharmacology of cardiovascular system, Drugs acting on the urinary system, Drugs acting on the Respiratory system, Autacoids and their Antagonists, Chronopharmacology, Vitamins & Minerals.

Organic Chemistry

General principles, Different classes of compounds, Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Carbonyl Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Bridged rings, Stereochemistry, Carbohydrates, Amino acids & proteins, Pericyclic reactions


Cell, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, Biological oxidations & reductions, Nucleic acids, Hereditary diseases, Enzymes, Lipids.


Plant Cell and Tissue Culture, Animal Cell Culture, Fermentation Technology and Industrial Microbiology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Process and Applications, Biotechnology-Derived Products.


Introduction to Microbiology, Biology of Microorganisms, Aseptic Technique, Sterilization & Disinfection, Vaccines & Sera, Microbial Assay, Microbial spoilage, Fungi and Viruses, Microscopy and staining technique.

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Importance of quality control in pharmacy, Acid-base titrations, Non-aqueous titrations, Oxidation-reduction titrations, Complexometric titrations, Precipitation titrations, Extraction techniques, Potentiometry, Calibration, General principles of spectroscopy, Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry, Flame photometry & atomic absorption spectrometry.

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

General Principles, preparation, maintenance, analysis of observational records in clinical pharmacy, ethical and regulatory issues including Good clinical practice in clinical trials, Therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse drug reaction (ADR), types of ADR, Mechanism of ADR, Drug information services, Drug interactions, Drug interaction in pediatric and geriatric patients, drug treatment during pregnancy, lactation and menstruation, Pharmacovigilance, essential drugs and rational drug usage.

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics        

Bio-pharmaceutics, Bio- pharmaceutical statistics, Bio-availability & Bio-equivalence.


Cell physiology, Gastrointestinal tract, Autonomic nervous system, Skeletal System, Urinary System, Reproductive System, Cardiovascular system, Lymphatic system, Sense organs, Central Nervous system.

Pharmaceutical Management

Introduction to management, Organization, Communication, Inventory Management, Marketing Research, Human resource and development (HRD), GATT, Standard institutions and regulatory authorities, World trade organization (WTO) and trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS), Leadership and motivation.

Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy

Study of current patent and proprietary products, generic products and selected brand products, indications, contraindications, Antiamoebic drugs, Antihistaminic drugs, Antiemetic drugs, Antacids and ulcer healing drugs., Respiratory drugs, Antibiotics, Analgesics and antipyretic drugs, Compounding and dispensing of prescriptions, Reading and counselling of prescriptions from the clinical practice.

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Fluid flow, Distillation, Heat transfer, Size reduction, and size separation, Filtration and Centrifugation, Crystallization, Dehumidification and humidity control, automated process control systems, Refrigeration, and air conditioning, Industrial hazards & safety precautions.

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