GPAT Exam 2021 Full Syllabus

Graduate Pharmacy Admission Test (GPAT) Syllabus

GPAT Exam 2021 syllabus has been released by the National Testing Academy (NTA). National Testing Academy (NTA) organize test exams for admission in Engineering, Medical, Pharmacy, Management and for different Universities. Syllabus of GPAT exam 2021 has been released by the NTA for admission in M.Pharm of different colleges and Universities. This post contains detail information about the GPAT 2021 Syllabus.

Syllabus of GPAT Exam 2021

Students going to participate in GPAT 2021 are need to be informed about the syllabus of the exam. Syllabus for the GPAT exam is given below, to download full syllabus download the full syllabus.

GPAT Exam 2021 Full Syllabus
GPAT Exam 2021 Full Syllabus

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Physical Chemistry GPAT Syllabus

  • Composition & physical states of matter
  • Colligative Properties
  • Thermodynamics
  • Refractive index
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Ionic equilibrium
  • Kinetics

Physical Pharmacy Syllabus for GPAT Exam

  • Matter, properties of matter
  • Micromeritics and powder rheology
  • Surface and interfacial phenomenon
  • Viscosity and rheology
  • Dispersion systems
  • Complexation
  • Buffer
  • Solubility

Organic Chemistry Syllabus for GPAT Exam

  • General principles
  • Different classes of compounds
  • Protection & deprotection of groups
  • Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds
  • Different aromatic classes of compounds
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Carbonyl Chemistry
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Bridged rings
  • Kinetic & thermodynamic control
  • Stereochemistry
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids & proteins
  • Pericyclic reactions

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry Syllabus for GPAT Exam

  • Pharmaceutical Impurities
  • Monographs
  • Isotopes
  • Dentifrices, desensitizing agents, & anticaries agents

Medicinal Chemistry Syllabus for GPAT exam

  • Therapeutic classes of drugs
  • Various classes of therapeutic agents
  • Different classes of therapeutic drugs

Pharmaceutics Syllabus for GPAT Exam

  • Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals
  • Introduction to dosage form
  • Sources of drug information
  • Allopathic dosage form
  • Crude extract
  • Allergenic extract
  • Biological products
  • Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout
  • Dosage Form Necessities and Additives
  • Powders
  • Capsules
  • Tablets
  • Parenterals – product requiring sterile packaging
  • Suspensions
  • Emulsions
  • Suppositories
  • Semisolids
  • Liquids (solutions, syrups, elixirs, spirits, aromatic water, liquid for external uses)
  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols
  • Ophthalmic preparations
  • Preformulations
  • Stability of formulated products
  • Novel Drug delivery system
  • GMP and Validation
  • Packaging Materials
  • Cosmetics
  • Pilot plant scale-up techniques

Pharmacology GPAT Syllabus

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

Pharmacognosy Syllabus for GPAT exam

  • Introductory Pharmacognosy
  • Classification of crude drugs
  • Factors influencing 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
  • Adulteration and evaluation of crude drugs
  • Quantitative microscopy
  • Biogenetic pathways
  • Carbohydrates & lipids
  • Tannins
  • Volatile oils
  • Resinous drugs
  • Glycosides
  • Alkaloids
  • Extraction and Isolation Techniques
  • Phytopharmaceuticals
  • Quality control and Standardization of herbal drugs
  • Herbal formulations
  • Worldwide trade of crude drugs and volatile oils
  • Herbal cosmetics
  • Traditional herbal drugs
  • Plants based industries and research institutes in India
  • Patents
  • Ayurvedic system of medicine
  • Homeopathic system of medicine

Pharmaceutical Analysis Syllabus for GPAT Exam

  • Importance of quality control in pharmacy
  • Acid-base titrations
  • Non-aqueous titrations
  • Oxidation-reduction titrations
  • Precipitation titrations
  • Complexometric titrations
  • Gravimetry
  • Extraction techniques
  • Potentiometry
  • Miscellaneous methods of analysis
  • Calibration
  • General principles of spectroscopy
  • Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry
  • Spectrofluorimetry
  • Flame photometry & atomic absorption spectrometry
  • Infrared spectrometry
  • Proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Polarography
  • Nephelometry & Turbidimetry
  • Chromatography
  • Miscellaneous

Biochemistry Syllabus for GPAT Exam

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

Biotechnology syllabus for GPAT exam

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

Microbiology Syllabus for GPAT Exam

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

Pathophysiology Syllabus for GPAT exam

  • Basic principles of cell injury and adaptation
  • Basic mechanisms of inflammation and repair
  • Disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance
  • Disorders of homeostasis: white blood cells, lymphoid tissues, and red blood cells related diseases
  • Immunopathology including amyloidosis
  • Infectious diseases
  • Neoplastic diseases
  • Pathophysiology of common diseases
  • Laboratory tests for Liver function tests and kidney function tests

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics syllabus for GPAT exam

  • Bio-pharmaceutics
  • Bio-availability & Bio-equivalence
  • Bio- pharmaceutical statistics

Human Anatomy and Physiology syllabus for GPAT exam

  • Cell physiology
  • The Blood
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Respiratory System
  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Sense organs
  • Skeletal System
  • Central Nervous system
  • Urinary System
  • Endocrine Glands
  • Reproductive System
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Lymphatic system

Pharmaceutical Engineering Syllabus for GPAT Exam 2021

  • Fluid flow
  • Heat transfer
  • Evaporation
  • Distillation
  • Drying
  • Size reduction and size separation
  • Extraction
  • Mixing
  • Crystallization
  • Filtration and Centrifugation
  • Dehumidification and humidity control
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Material of constructions
  • Automated process control systems
  • Industrial hazards & safety precautions

Pharmaceutical Management Syllabus for GPAT exam 2021

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

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence Syllabus for GPAT Exam 2021

  • Historical background Drug legislation in India, Code of Ethics for Pharmacists
  • The Pharmacy Act 1948 (inclusive of recent amendments)
  • Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940, Rules 1945, including New Drug applications
  • Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, and Rules thereunder
  • Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act 1954
  • Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act 1955, Rules 1976
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1970 and Rules 1975
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960
  • Drug (Price Control) Order
  • Shops and Establishment Act
  • Factory Act
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Indian Pharmaceutical Industry- An Overview
  • Industrial Development and Regulation act 1951
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights and Indian Patent Act 1970
  • An Introduction to Standard Institutions and Regulatory Authorities such as BIS, ASTM, ISO, TGA, USFDA, MHRA, ICH, WHO
  • Minimum Wages Act 1948
  • Prevention of Food Adulteration Act 1954 and Rules

Dispensing Pharmacy Syllabus for GPAT Exam 2021

  • Introduction to laboratory equipment, weighing methodology, handling of prescriptions, labeling instructions for dispensed products.
  • Posological calculations involved in the calculation of dosage for infants. Enlarging and reducing formula, displacement value.
  • Preparations of formulations involving allegation, alcohol dilution, isotonic solution
  • Study of current patent and proprietary products, generic products and selected brand products, indications, contraindications, adverse drug reactions, available dosage forms and packing of
    • Antihypertensive drug
    • Antiamoebic drugs
    • Antihistaminic drugs
    • Antiemetic drugs
    • Antacids and ulcer healing drugs.
    • Antidiarrheals and laxatives
    • Respiratory drugs
    • Antibiotics
    • Analgesics and antipyretic drugs.
  • Compounding and dispensing of following prescriptions
    • Mixtures
    • Solutions
    • Emulsions
    • Lotions (External preparations)
    • Liniments (External preparations)
    • Powder
    • Granules
    • Suppositories
    • Ointments / Paste
    • Cream
    • Incompatibility: Prescription based on physical, chemical and therapeutic
    • incompatibility. Tablets
    • Inhalations
  • Reading and counseling of prescriptions from the clinical practice

Students need to prepared very well before they are sitting for the GPAT exam. To score a good mark in the GPAT exam students need to follow some good books which will help them to clear the GPAT exam with good marks. List of best books for GPAT exams are given below.

Name of the BookAuthorPublicationPrice
The Pearson Guide to GPAT and Other Entrance Examination in PharmacyAkaberi Shah BaserPearson EducationRs. 655
GPAT CrackerDr. Sanjar Alam and othersPiyush Book PublicationsRs. 1200
GPAT: A CompanionNazma N. InamdarCareer PublicationsRs. 1055
Compete Pharma (A Guide for Preparation Of GPAT/NIPER/BITS/CEEB/CET And Other Pharma Competitive Exams)Tarun Kumar DasAitbs PublishersRs. 439
Synopsis for GPATDr. Surendra H. Bodakhe, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Prof. Vijay juyal Dr. Munish AhujaDhawan Book PublicationRs. 1270
Table of Recommend Books for GPAT Exam 2021


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