GPAT 2021 Syllabus will consist of chapters and topics for students to study and prepare. The GPAT syllabus is conducted every year and is prescribed by the NTA officials. GPAT is a national level entrance examination. It is conducted to offer seats into PG programs of M. Pharm course in various government and private colleges and institutions. Students can go through the complete article to know and understand the GPAT syllabus 2021.
GPAT 2021 Syllabus
GPAT 2021 syllabus includes various topics from multiple subjects like Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Organic chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Anatomy, Pharmaceutical Management, Pharmaceutical Engineering subjects.
It includes topics like General Pharmacology, Neurohumoral transmission in the autonomic and central nervous system, Drugs acting on Respiratory system, Pharmacology of central nervous System, Pharmacology of cardiovascular system, Pharmacology of peripheral nervous system, Pharmacology of Endocrine system, Drugs affecting on the urinary system, Chemotherapy, Chrono pharmacology, Pharmacology of drug acting on the gastrointestinal tract, Autacoids and their Antagonists, , Vitamins & Minerals, Immunopharmacology, Principles of toxicology.
It includes Pharmacy Profession & Introduction to Pharmaceuticals, GMP and Validation, Allopathic dosage form, Introduction to dosage form, Semisolids, Sources of drug information, Crude extract, Dosage Form Necessities and Additives, Parenteral – product requiring sterile packaging, Capsules, Tablets, Suspensions, Suppositories, Emulsions, Pilot plant scale-up techniques, Pharmaceutical Aerosols, Allergenic extract, Pharmaceutical Plant, location, layout, Biological products , Ophthalmic preparations, Reformulations, Prolonged Action Pharmaceuticals, Powders, Novel Drug delivery system, Stability of formulated products, Packaging Materials, Cosmetics.
There are two sections in pharmaceutical chemistry
Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry: Monographs, Pharmaceutical Impurities, Isotopes. Desensitizing agents, anticaries agents & Dentifrices.
Medicinal Chemistry: Different classes of therapeutic drugs, Therapeutic classes of drugs, various classes of therapeutic agents, Different classes of medicinal drugs
It includes topics on Introductory Pharmacognosy, Classification of crude drugs, Factors influencing the quality of natural medications, Techniques in microscopy, Introduction to phytoconstituents, Principles of plant classification, Alkaloids, Extraction and Isolation Techniques, Traditional herbal medicines, Pharmaceutical aids, Animal products, Plant products, Toxic drugs, Enzymes, Natural pesticides and insecticides, Glycosides, Herbal formulations, Phytopharmaceuticals, Quality control and standardization of herbal drugs, Plants based industries and research institutes in India, Herbal cosmetics, Patents, Worldwide trade of crude drugs and volatile oils, Homeopathic system of medicine, Ayurvedic system of medicine.
General principles, Different classes of compounds, Carbonyl Chemistry, Aromaticity & chemistry of aromatic compounds, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Bridged rings, Stereochemistry, Amino acids & proteins, Carbohydrates, Pericyclic reactions.
Plant Cell and Tissue Culture, Industrial Microbiology, Animal Cell Culture, Fermentation Technology and Process and Applications, Biotechnology-Derived Products, Recombinant DNA Technology.
Introduction to Microbiology, Microscopy, Biology of Microorganisms, Aseptic Technique, Sterilization & Disinfection, Microbial Assay, Microbial spoilage, Fungi and Viruses, Vaccines & Sera and staining technique.
Cell, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Enzymes, Lipids, Vitamins, Biological oxidations & reductions, Nucleic acids, Hereditary diseases.
It includes Importance of quality control in Pharmacy, Non-aqueous titrations, Oxidation-reduction titrations, Acid-base titrations, Precipitation titrations, Extraction techniques, Complexometric titrations, Potentiometry, Calibration, General principles of spectroscopy, Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry, Flame photometry & atomic absorption spectrometry.
Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Includes topics such as General Principles, preparation, Pharmacovigilance, maintenance, analysis of observational records in clinical Pharmacy, ethical and regulatory issues including Good clinical practice in clinical trials, Drug information services, Therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse drug reaction (ADR), types of ADR, Mechanism of ADR, Drug interactions, Drug interaction in paediatric and geriatric patients, drug treatment during pregnancy, lactation and menstruation, essential drugs and rational drug usage.
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Bio-pharmaceutics, Bio-availability, Bio-equivalence & Bio- pharmaceutical statistics,.
Introduction to management, Organization, Leadership and motivation, Communication, Inventory Management, Marketing Research, GATT, Standard institutions and regulatory authorities, Human resource and development (HRD), World trade organization (WTO) and trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS).
Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy
It includes topics on Study of current patent and proprietary products, generic products and selected brand products, indications, contraindications, Anti amoebic drugs, Antihistaminic drugs, Antiemetic drugs, Respiratory drugs, Antibiotics, Analgesics and antipyretic drugs, Antacids and ulcer healing drugs, Compounding and dispensing of prescriptions, Reading and counselling of medications from the clinical practice.
It includes topics on Cell Physiology, Gastrointestinal tract, Central Nervous system, Autonomic nervous system, Skeletal System, Urinary System, Cardiovascular system, Lymphatic system, Reproductive System, Sense organs.
Under Pharmaceutical Engineering, the topics will include Fluid flow, Distillation, Heat transfer, Size reduction and size separation, Crystallization, Dehumidification and humidity control, Filtration and Centrifugation, automated process control systems, Refrigeration and air conditioning, Industrial hazards & safety precautions.