NTA declared GPAT 2020 result and merit list at gpat.nta.nic.in; Get direct link here

NTA declared GPAT 2020 result and merit list at gpat.nta.nic.in; Get direct link here
Sahiba.Sharma | Feb 4, 2020 - 9:42 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: After a number of changes in dates, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has finally declared the result of Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) for the year 2020 on February 4. The authorities have also released the category-wise cutoff required to qualify the examination. The official notice attached with the merit list of GPAT 2020 gives other information pertaining to the entrance test. These have been mentioned in the statistics section below.

NTA GPAT was conducted in computer-based mode on January 28, 2020. The exam is conducted every year for admission in 39,670 Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) seats offered by more than 800 participating institutes.

How to download NTA GPAT merit list 2020

The steps provided below will help candidates download the result of GPAT 2020

1. Visit the official website gpat.nta.nic.in

2. On the left hand top corner a clickable text ‘Merit List of GPAT 2020’ is provided, click on it

3. The screen will display NTA GPAT 2020 result in PDF format. Candidates can check their qualifying status by using Ctrl+f and entering their roll number

It is advised that pharmacy aspirants take 3-4 printouts of the same for future reference

Details mentioned on GPAT result 2020

The following details are mentioned on the result of GPAT

1. Rank

2. Roll number

3. Candidate’s name

4. Marks obtained

5. NTA score

6. Qualifying status

Method of calculation of scores

The scores in the graduate pharmacy test is calculated using the following method

100*number of candidates appeared in the examination with raw marks equal to or less than the candidate

Total number of candidates appeared

GPAT Cutoff 2020


Cutoff marks

Number of candidates

Unreserved (UR)



Economically Weaker Section (EWS)



Scheduled Caste (SC)



Scheduled Tribe (ST)



Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL)




According to the official notice released along with the merit list of GPAT 2020 a total of 50,747 candidates appeared for the examination and out of them 48,360 candidates appeared for the same. The result thus released has a validity of 3 years as announced by the authorities. In the graduate pharmacy entrance test a total of 4913 candidates qualified for the purpose of applying for scholarship. This number is inclusive of 178 PwD candidates.

Additional inputs

The notice attached with GPAT result 2020 also informs that in cases where two or more candidates have secured same marks, inter-se-ranking has been done. Method for the same is as follows:

1. Candidate securing higher marks in Pharmaceutics is given first preference

2. The above is followed by the candidate securing higher marks in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

3. In case the tie still exists, candidate with less number of negative responses is given a higher merit position

4. The last method to resolve tie in GPAT result 2020 is to give preference to the aspirant who is older in age

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