Broadly put the GPAT 2017 exam syllabus is divided into four parts, namely, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutics will contain details of Introduction to Pharmacy, importance of microbiology in pharmacy, introduction to pharmaceutical jurisprudence and ethics. Introduction to dispensing and community pharmacy, Stoichiometry, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
GPAT 2017 exam syllabus details
Pharmacology covers Pathophysiology of common diseases and basic principles of cell injury. Also it will include Pharmacology and nervous systems and cardiovascular systems along with fundamentals of general pharmacology,
Pharmacognosy will cover study of biological sources, collection, cultivation, chemical constituents, commercial varieties, substitutes and adulterants, uses, diagnostic macroscopic and microscopic features and chemical tests on certain group of drugs. It also includes general techniques of biosynthetic studies and biogenesis / Basic metabolic pathways.
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A total of 125 multiple choice questions need to be answered correctly in 180 minutes. Students preparing for GPAT 2017 syllabus details need to be aware that while every right answer will earn a score of four marks, every wrong answer results in deduction of one mark.
The complete details GPAT 2017 syllabus is available for download in PDF from the official site of AICTE. Click on the link below and go to the syllabus option to download the detailed syllabus in PDF format.