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GPAT Syllabus 2020 – Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) has release a notification for their computer based exam admission test  2019 (GPAT 2020) for admission to various M. pharma or its equivalent courses across all over India. The GPAT 2020 conducted by the National Testing Agency (NAT) the same pattern will be in 2020 exam also. Those candidates are interested in GPAT Syllabus 2020 check out this article all the information given below.

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GPAT Syllabus 2020 In A One Table

Name Of The Subjects

Name Of The Chapters

  1. Composition & physical states of matter
  2. Colligative Properties
  3. Thermodynamics
  4. Refractive index
  5. Solutions
  6. Electrochemistry
  7. Ionic equilibrium
  8. Kinetics
  1. Matter, properties of matter
  2. Micromeritics and powder rheology
  3. Surface and interfacial phenomenon
  4. Viscosity and rheology
  5. Dispersion systems
  6. Complexation
  7. Buffer
  8. Solubility
  1. General principles
  2. Different classes of compounds
  3. Protection & deprotection of groups
  4. Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds
  5. Different aromatic classes of compounds
  6. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  7. Carbonyl Chemistry
  8. Heterocyclic Chemistry
  9. Bridged rings
  10. Kinetic & thermodynamic control
  11. Stereochemistry
  12. Carbohydrates
  13. Amino acids & proteins
  14. Pericyclic reactions
PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY ( I ) Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry

  1. Pharmaceutical Impurities
  2. Monographs
  3. Isotopes
  4. Dentifrices, desensitizing agents, & anticaries agents

( II ) Medicinal Chemistry

  1. Therapeutic classes of drugs
  2. Various classes of therapeutic agents
  3. Different classes of therapeutic drugs
  4. Different classes of therapeutic drugs
  1. Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals
  2. Introduction to dosage form
  3. Sources of drug information
  4. Allopathic dosage form
  5. Crude extract
  6. Allergenic extract
  7. Biological products
  8. Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout
  9. Dosage Form Necessities and Additives
  10. Powders
  11. Capsules
  12. Tablets
  13. Parenterals – product requiring sterile packaging
  14. Suspensions
  15. Emulsions
  16. Suppositories
  17. Semisolids
  18. Liquids(solutions, syrups, elixirs, spirits, aromatic water, liquid for external uses)
  19. Pharmaceutical Aerosols
  20. Ophthalmic preparations
  21. Preformulations
  22. Stability of formulated products
  23. Prolonged Action Pharmaceuticals
  24. Novel Drug delivery system
  25. GMP and Validation
  26. Packaging Materials
  27. Cosmetics
  28. Pilot plant scale-up techniques
  1. General Pharmacology
  2. Nerohumoral transmission in autonomic and central nervous system
  3. Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system
  4. Pharmacology of central nervous System
  5. Pharmacology of cardiovascular system
  6. Drugs acting on urinary system
  7. Drugs acting on Respiratory system
  8. Pharmacology of Endocrine system
  9. Chemotherapy
  10. Autacoids and their Antagonists
  11. Pharmacology of drug acting on the gastrointestinal tract
  12. Chronopharmacology
  13. Immnopharmacology
  14. Vitamins & Minerals
  15. Principles of toxicology
  1. Introductory Pharmacognosy
  2. Classification of crude drugs
  3. Factors influencing quality of crude drugs
  4. Techniques in microscopy
  5. Introduction to phytoconstituents
  6. Principles of plant classification
  7. Pharmaceutical aids
  8. Animal products
  9. Plant products
  10. Toxic drugs
  11. Enzymes
  12. Natural pesticides and insecticides
  13. Adulteration and evaluation of crude drugs
  14. Quantitative microscopy
  15. Biogenetic pathways
  16. Carbohydrates & lipids
  17. Tannins
  18. Volatile oils
  19. Resinous drugs
  20. Glycosides
  21. Alkaloids
  22. Extraction and Isolation Techniques
  23. Phytopharmaceuticals
  24. Quality control and Standardization of herbal drugs
  25. Herbal formulations
  26. Worldwide trade of crude drugs and volatile oils
  27. Herbal cosmetics
  28. Traditional herbal drugs
  29. Plants based industries and research institutes in India
  30. Patents
  31. Ayurvedic system of medicine
  32. Homeopathic system of medicine
  1. Importance of quality control in pharmacy
  2. Acid-base titrations
  3. Non-aqueous titrations
  4. Oxidation-reduction titrations
  5. Precipitation titrations
  6. Complexometric titrations
  7. Gravimetry
  8. Extraction techniques
  9. Potentiometry
  10. Miscellaneous methods of analysis
  11. Calibration
  12. General principles of spectroscopy
  13. Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry
  14. Spectrofluorimetry
  15. Flame photometry & atomic absorption spectrometry
  16. Infrared spectrometry
  17. Proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry
  18. Mass spectrometry
  19. Polarography
  20. Nephelometry & Turbidimetry
  21. Chromatography
  22. Miscellaneous
  1. Cell
  2. Carbohydrates
  3. Proteins
  4. Lipids
  5. Vitamins
  6. Biological oxidations & reductions
  7. Enzymes
  8. Nucleic acids
  9. Hereditary diseases.
  1. Plant Cell and Tissue Culture
  2. Animal Cell Culture
  3. Fermentation Technology and Industrial Microbiology
  4. Recombinant DNA Technology
  5. Process and Applications
  6. Biotechnology Derived Products
  1. Introduction to Microbiology
  2. Microscopy and staining technique
  3. Biology of Microorganisms
  4. Fungi and Viruses
  5. Aseptic Technique
  6. Sterilization & Disinfection
  7. Microbial spoilage
  8. Vaccines & Sera
  9. Microbial Assay
  1. Basic principles of cell injury and adaptation
  2. Basic mechanisms of inflammation and repair
  3. Disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance
  4. Disorders of homeostasis: white blood cells, lymphoid tissues, and
    red blood cells related diseases.
  5. Immunopathology including amyloidosis
  6. Infectious diseases
  7. Neoplastic diseases
  8. Pathophysiology of common diseases
  9. Laboratory tests for Liver function tests and kidney function tests
  1. Bio-pharmaceutics
  2. Bio-availability & Bio-equivalence
  3. Bio- pharmaceutical statistics
CLINICAL PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS 1. General Principles, preparation, maintenance, analysis of observational records in clinical
2. Clinical trials, type and phases of clinical trials, placebo, ethical and regulatory issues
including Good clinical practice in clinical trials.
3. Therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse drug reaction (ADR), types of ADR, Mechanism of
ADR. Drug interaction, Monitoring and reporting of ADR and its significance.
4. Drug information services, Drug interactions.
5. Drug interaction in pediatric and geriatric patients, drug treatment during pregnancy,
lactation and menstruation.
6. Pharmacovigilance, Therapeutic drug monitoring, Neutraceuticals, essential drugs and
rational drug usage.
7. Age-related drug therapy: concept of posology, drug therapy for neonates, pediatrics and
geriatrics. Drugs used in pregnancy and lactation.
8. Drug therapy in gastrointestinal, hepatic, renal, cardiovascular and respiratory Disorders.
9. Drug therapy for neurological and psychological disorders.
10. Drug therapy in infections of respiratory system, urinary system, infective meningitis, TB,
HIV, malaria and filaria.
11. Drug therapy for thyroid and parathyroid disorders, diabetes mellitus, menstrual cycle
disorders, menopause and male sexual dysfunction.
12. Drug therapy for malignant disorders like leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors.
13. Drug therapy for rheumatic, eye and skin disorders.
  1. Cell physiology
  2. The Blood
  3. Gastrointestinal tract
  4. Respiratory System
  5. Autonomic nervous system
  6. Sense organs
  7. Skeletal System
  8. Central Nervous system
  9. Urinary System
  10. Endocrine Glands
  11. Reproductive System
  12. Cardiovascular system
  13. Lymphatic system
  1. Fluid flow
  2. Heat transfer
  3. Evaporation
  4. Distillation
  5. Drying
  6. Size reduction and size separation
  7. Extraction
  8. Mixing
  9. Crystallization
  10. Filtration and Centrifugation
  11. Dehumidification and humidity control
  12. Refrigeration and air conditioning
  13. Material of constructions
  14. Automated process control systems
  15. Industrial hazards & safety precautions
  1. Introduction to management
  2. Planning and Forecasting
  3. Organization
  4. Research Management
  5. Inventory Management
  6. Communication
  7. Marketing Research
  8. Leadership and motivation
  9. Human resource and development (HRD)
  10. GATT
  11. World trade organization (WTO) and trade-related intellectual property rights
  12. Standard institutions and regulatory authorities
PHARMACEUTICAL JURISPRUDENCE 1. Historical background Drug legislation in India, Code of Ethics for Pharmacists.
2. The Pharmacy Act 1948 (inclusive of recent amendments).
3. Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940, Rules 1945, including New Drug applications.
4. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, and Rules thereunder.
5. Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act 1954.
6. Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act 1955, Rules 1976.
7. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1970 and Rules 1975.
8. Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960.
9. Drug (Price Control) Order.
10. Shops and Establishment Act.
11. Factory Act.
12. Consumer Protection Act.
13. Indian Pharmaceutical Industry- An Overview.
14. Industrial Development and Regulation act 1951.
15. Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights and Indian Patent Act 1970.
16. An Introduction to Standard Institutions and Regulatory Authorities such as BIS,
17. Minimum Wages Act 1948.
18. Prevention of Food Adulteration Act 1954 and Rules
DISPENSING & HOSPITAL PHARMACY 1. Introduction to laboratory equipment, weighing methodology, handling of
prescriptions, labeling instructions for dispensed products.
2. Posological calculations involved in the calculation of dosage for infants. Enlarging
and reducing formula, displacement value.
3. Preparations of formulations involving allegation, alcohol dilution, isotonic solution.
4. 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
Analgesics and antipyretic drugs. )

5. Compounding and dispensing of following prescriptions

6. Reading and counseling of prescriptions from the clinical practice.


GPAT Syllabus 2020

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