GPAT 2011 Important Dates / Notification

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Online Application website opens:- 17th January 2011 (Monday) Online Application website closes:- 21st February 2011 (Monday) Last date for receipt of photo, signature, original copy of bank challan as a proof of payment for examination fees along with the printout of application (upto 17.00 hrs) at GPAT Office, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara 28th February 2011 (Monday) Date of Examination (GPAT - 2011):- 8th May 2011 (Sunday, 14.00-17.00 Hrs) Declaration of GPAT - 2011 Result:- 31st May 2011 (Tuesday, 17.00 Hrs)

GPAT 2012 Structure:GPAT-2011 Examination will be paper-pencil examination. It will consist of a single paper of 3 hours duration containing 150 questions, each of three (03) marks. The question paper will consist of multiple choice objective questions only. Each question will have four choices for the answer. The candidates will have to mark the correct choice on an Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question. Three (03) marks will be awarded for each right answer and zero (00) marks for no attempts. One (01) mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. GPAT Syllabus 2012:Pharmaceutics:* Introduction to Physical pharmacy; Matter, Properties of Matter * Micromeretics and Powder Rheology * Surface and Interfacial Phenomenon * Viscosity and Rheology * Dispersion Systems * Complexation * Importance of microbiology in pharmacy; Structure of bacterial cell; Classification of microbes and their taxonomy * Identification of Microbes * Control of microbes by physical and chemical methods * Sterilization * Immunology and Immunological Preparations * Genetic Recombination * Antibiotics * Introduction to pharmaceutical jurisprudence & ethics * Pharmaceutical Ethics; Pharmacy Act 1948 * Introduction to dispensing and community pharmacy; Prescription * Principles involved and procedures adopted in dispensing * Incompatibilities * Community Pharmacy * Organization and Structure of hospital pharmacy * Hospital Formulary * Drug Store Management and Inventory Control * Drug distribution Systems in Hospitals * Central Sterile Supply Unit and their Management * Manufacture of Sterile and Non-sterile Products * Drug Information Services * Records and Reports * Nuclear Pharmacy * Importance of unit operations in manufacturing; Stoichiometry

Bases and Buffers Inorganic Radiopharmaceuticals Importance of basic fundamentals of physical chemistry in pharmacy. Phase rule. Behaviour of Gases Kinetic theory of gases. deviation from ideal behavior and explanation Solutions Thermodynamics Thermochemical equations. Structure and .* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Fluid Flow Heat transfer Evaporation Distillation Drying Size Reduction Mixing Crystallization Dehumidification and Humidity Control Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Material of Construction Material Handling Systems Corrosion Plant location Industrial Hazards and Safety Precautions Automated Process Control Systems Liquid Dosages Forms Semisolid Dosage Forms Suppositories Extraction and Galenical Products Blood Products and Plasma Substitutes Pharmaceutical Aerosols Ophthalmic Preparations Cosmeticology and Cosmetic Preparations Capsules Micro-encapsulation Tablets Parenteral Products Surgical products Packaging of Pharmaceutical Products Designing of dosage forms. Pre-formulation studies Performance evaluation methods Biopharmaceutics Pharmacokinetics Clinical Pharmacokinetics Bioavailability and bioequivalence Pharmaceutical Chemistry:* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Importance of inorganic compounds in pharmacy and medicine Gastrointestinal Agents Essential and Trace Elements Topical Agents Gases and Vapors Dental Products Miscellaneous Agents Pharmaceutical Aids Used in Pharmaceutical Industry Acids. Adsorption Photochemistry Chemical Kinetics Quantum Mechanics Importance of fundamentals of organic chemistry in pharmaceutical sciences.

Properties * Stereochemistry * Stereoselective and stereospecific reactions. Microbial Transformations * Enzyme Immobilization * Different techniques of pharmaceutical analysis. Preliminaries and definitions * Fundamentals of volumetric analysis * Acid Base Titrations * Oxidation Reduction Titrations * Precipitation Titrations * Gravimetric Analysis * Non-aqueous titrations * Complexometric titrations * Miscellaneous Methods of Analysis * Extraction procedures including separation of drugs from excipients. Structure Activity Relationships including Physicochemical Properties of the Following Classes of Drugs * Autacoids * Steroidal Drugs * Drugs acting on the central nervous system * Diuretics. Insulin and oral hypoglycemic agents * Immunosuppressives and immunostimulants. Potentiometry * Conductometry * Coulometry * Polarography * Amperometry * Chromatography * The Theoretical Aspects. Conservation of Orbital Symmetry and Rules * Neighboring group effects. Pharmaceutical Aids. Cardiovascular drugs * Thyroid and Anti thyroid drugs. Preparation and Reactions of * Nucleophilic and Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Reactions * Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Addition Reactions * Elimination reactions. Diagnostic agents. Heterocyclic Compounds * Biochemistry in pharmaceutical sciences. and Applications (quantitative and qualitative) of the Following Analytical Techniques * Quality assurance . Principles of Drug Design (Theoretical Aspects) * Synthetic Procedures. Basic Instrumentation. Elements of Interpretation of Spectra. Mode of Action. The concept of free energy * Enzymes * Co-enzymes * The Citric Acid Cycle * Lipids Metabolism * Biological Oxidation * Metabolism of ammonia and nitrogen containing monomers * Purine biosynthesis * Pyrimidine biosynthesis * Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids * Mutation * Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis * Basic Principles of Medicinal Chemistry * Drug metabolism and Concept of Prodrugs. Nomenclature. Catalysis by transition metal complexes. Uses. Structure.

Ammi visnaga. * Classification of Drugs * Cultivation.Psoralea.Acute Leukaemias. Processing and Storage of Crude Drugs * Quality Control of Crude Drugs * Introduction to Active Constituents of Drugs * Systematic pharmacognostic study of the followings:. Infectious Diseases . Concept of Essential Drugs and Rational Drug use. Phytochemical Screening. Studies of Traditional Drugs * General Techniques of Biosynthetic Studies and Basic Metabolic Pathways/Biogenesis * Terpenes * Carotenoids * Glycosides * Alkaloids * Lignans. * ALKALOID CONTAINING DRUGS:. Role of plant-based drugs on National economy: * Plant Tissue Culture * Marine pharmacognosy . Urinary tract infections. chirata. Gastrointestinal Disorders . Hepatitis. Glycoalkaloid. Systems and their Management CNS Disorders Depression Respiratory disease . Purines. Tropane. RESINS. Joint and Connective tissue disorders . Lipids. TANNINS.CARBOHYDRATES and derived products.Diabetes mellitus and Thyroid disorders. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Basic Principles of Cell Injury and Adaptations Basic Mechanisms involved in the process of inflammation and repair Immunopathophysiology Pathophysiology of Common Diseases Fundamentals of general pharmacology Pharmacology of Peripheral Nervous System Pharmacology of Central Nervous System Pharmacology of Cardiovascular System Drugs Acting on the Hemopoietic System Drugs acting on urinary system Autacoids Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System Drugs acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract Pharmacology of Endocrine System Chemotherapy Principles of Toxicology Basic Concepts of Pharmacotherapy Important Disorders of Organs.Peptic ulcer. saffron. Enteric infections. VOLATILE OILS. Gout and Hyperuricemia. quassia.Rheumatic diseases. marine. FIBERS * GLYCOSIDE CONTAINING DRUGS: * Saponins * Cardioactive glycosides * Anthraquinone cathartics: * thers:.Asthma.Pyridine-piperidine. * Quinoline and Isoquinoline. Hematopoietic Disorders. gentian. mineral and plant tissue cultures as sources of drugs. Neoplastic Diseases . Collection. Endocrine Disorders .Anemias. Ammi majus. Ulcerative colitis. Cirrhosis. Indole.Tuberculosis. Upper respiratory infections.Pharmacology:Pathophysiology of common diseases. Hodgkin's disease. Imidazole. Pharmcognosy:* Sources of Drugs * Biological. Steroidal. quassanoids and flavonoids. Alkaloidal Amine.

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