NIPER Joint Entrance Examination – 2018 (NIPER JEE 2018)

NIPER Joint Entrance Examination – 2018 (NIPER JEE 2018)

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Last updated on April 21st, 2018 at 01:47 pm

Latest NIPER JEE 2018 Updates

NIPER JEE 2018 application forms have been released on 12th April 2018 and will be available till 15th May 2018. Visit the registration portal to apply.


NIPER JEE is a standardized national- level examination, which is required to gain admission into PG programs related to Pharmacy at 7 NIPER campuses across India. The official notification for NIPER JEE 2018 is expected to release in the 1st week of May 2018. In 2017, 2.5k students appeared for the entrance exam. NIPER JEE is known for its high selection ratio, reaching to 91% in 2016.

What is NIPER?

NIPER or National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research are a group of 7 seven public research institutes in the field of Pharmacy in India. Set up by the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, the institutes are analogous to “IITs & IIMs” in their respective field of Pharmacy in India. All of the NIPERs have been declared the “Institutes of National Importance” by Govt. of India.

List of Contents

NIPER JEE 2018 Important Dates

Online Registration starts from12th April 2018
Online Registration ends at15th May 2018
Late date of submitting application feesMay 2018
Publication of Admit card1st June 2018
NIPER JEE 2018 Exam date10th June 2018
Announcement of result18th June 2018
NIPER Joint Counseling12th – 14th July 2018

NIPER JEE 2018 Exam Date

NIPER JEE 2018 will be conducted on 10th June 2018 for both PG & Ph.D programs.

Mode of Answering

NIPER JEE 2018 will be a computer-based test (CBT) i.e. computers will be used to report answers.

Medium of Examination

The entrance test will be conducted in ENGLISH language only.

NIPER Campuses

  1. NIPER, Mohali.
  2. NIPER, Ahmedabad.
  3. NIPER, Hajipur.
  4. NIPER, Hyderabad.
  5. NIPER, Kolkata.
  6. NIPER, Raebareli.
  7. NIPER, Guwahati.

Eligibility Criteria

Master’s Courses [M.Pharm/M.Tech (Pharm.)/MBA (Pharm.)/M.S (Pharm.)]

  • Aspirants must have a Bachelor’s degree in the respective discipline in which they wish to apply. Following degrees are acceptable:
Course nameQualification Eligibility
M. Pharm.B.Pharm.
M.S (Pharm.)B.Pharm./M.Sc (Biological Sciences/Analytical Chemistry/Organic Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry)/B.Tech (BioInformatics)
M.Tech (Pharm.)B.Pharm./M.Sc (Life Science/Organic Chemistry)/B.Tech (Chemical Engg.)
M.B.A (Pharm.)B.Pharm.; B.Tech (Chemical Engg. or equivalent); M.Sc. (Chemical/Life Sciences)

NIPERs being autonomous have the right to choose eligibility criteria for programs. The above table lists all acceptable degrees at different NIPER as of 2017.

  • The candidate should have at least 60% or 6.75 CGPA aggregate marks in the qualifying exam (for general category) and 55% or 6.25 CGPA for SC/ST category and 50% for PH category candidates.
  • The applicant must have a valid GATE/NET/GPAT score.
  • Candidates applying under Foreign National category or who have completed M.B.B.S/B.V.Sc/B.A.M.S degrees aren’t required to appear for GATE/NET/GPAT.

Ph.D. (Pharmacy) 

  • The prerequisite qualification is M.Tech (Pharm)/ M.S. (Pharm)/M.Pharm in the relevant discipline and the required qualifying marks in the exam are at least 60% marks (50% marks for PH candidates and 55% for SC/ST)

NIPER JEE 2018 Application Form

Currently, the application portal for NIPER JEE 2018 is open.

Aspirants are advised to apply before the last date i.e. 15th May 2018.

Apply for NIPER JEE 2018 through the link

Application Fee

Each and every individual is required to pay the fee according to the category they belong to and the course they opt for.

Options Category wise fees
Option 1 – M.S. (Pharm)/ M.Pharm. / M.Tech.(Pharm)General/OBC/KM /PH – Rs.2000/

SC/ST – Rs. 1000/-

Option 2- M.B.A. (Pharm)General/OBC/KM/PH-Rs. 2000/-

SC/ST – Rs. 1000/-

Option 3- Opting for both option 1 & 2General/OBC/KM/PH- Rs. 2500/-

SC/ST- Rs. 1500/-

The payment for the application is done via multiple options such as net banking, debit/credit card, E-challan etc.

Documents to be uploaded

  • Scanned Color photograph against white/light background – JPEG/JPG format/- taken after 1st Jan 2018 – Size below 50Kb.
  • Scanned Signature black/blue pen on white paper – JPEG/JPG Format – 2X7 cm size – size below 50Kb.

Steps of Applying

The NIPER JEE 2018 application form involves following steps:

  1. Registration.
  2. Filling up Personal Details.
  3. Uploading Photograph & Signature.
  4. Application fee Payment.
  5. Printout of application & sending to NIPER Office.

After successfully registering for NIPER JEE 2018, candidates are required to take a printout of the application form, attach your GATE/NET/GPAT scorecard and send it to the following address:

NIPER JEE­ Masters, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER), Sector 67,
S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali), Punjab, 160062.

NIPER JEE Exam Pattern 2018

Masters Admission

There will be a common paper for all Masters programs in NIPER JEE 2018. The examination will be conducted online through computer-based mode.

There will be 200 questions to be solved within the time span of 2 hours.

Candidates will be awarded positive marks for correct answer and for wrong answers, 25% marks will be deducted.

Questions will be drawn mostly from following subjects:

  1. B.Pharm. Subjects.
  2. M.Sc.
  3. General Aptitude.

For M.B.A (Pharma.) admissions, candidates need to appear for written exam followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Ph.D Admissions

The Ph.D entrance test will have 170 questions carrying a total of 85 marks.

The duration of the test will be 2 hours.

Candidates will be awarded positive marks for correct answer and for wrong answers, 25% marks will be deducted.

Questions will be drawn mostly from following subjects:

  1. Chemical Sciences
  2. Biological Sciences.
  3. Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  4. General Aptitude.

Upon qualifying the written exam, candidates have to appear for an Interview in case of Ph.D. admissions.

NIPER JEE 2018 Admit Card

The NIPER JEE 2018 admit cards will be issued on 1st June 2018. The admit card is issued online at the official website.

NIPER JEE 2018 Results

NIPER JEE 2018 results will be published on the official website in the 18th June 2018. The candidates obtaining the minimum percentage of marks will be declared qualified. After qualifying the exam, the applicants can get admission into the various campuses of NIPER.

NIPER JEE 2018 Counseling

Once the written test has been qualified, the selected candidates are called for an interview and group discussion round. The NIPER JEE 2018 counseling is going to be held at NIPER Hyderabad, Auditorium. The admission will be provided on the basis of merit. The merit list will be made by clubbing together the marks of the candidate in written exam, Group discussion, and personal interview. The candidates are required to submit their original documents and photocopies at the time of counseling.

Documents that need to be provided:

  • 10th and 12th mark sheet
  • Semesters/years of qualifying exam marks sheet
  • Valid GATE/GPAT/ NAT scorecard
  • NIPER JEE 2018 admit card
  • Reservation certificate
  • Medical certificate

Application of LinkLink
NIPER JEE 2018 Official Website
Information BrochurePG Admissions

Ph.D Admissions

Registration Portal
NIPER, Ahemdabad Website


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