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NIPER JEE 2018 PhD Joint Admission Test

NIPER Joint Entrance Examination 2018 for PhD Program

NIPER JEE 2018 PhD Joint Admission Test- NIPER Institute is conducted Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission to PhD Course in various disciplines for all seven (7) NIPER's for academic year 2018

Interested candidates can check all the details of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) PhD Admission 2018 like application form, eligibility criteria, counselling procedure etc from this page give below

NIPER Institute

  • The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) was created as a centre of excellence in imparting higher education, research and development in pharmaceutical sciences and is the first Institute of its kind in the country
  • Presently there are following NIPERs functioning at different parts of the country:
  • NIPER, Ahmedabad
  • NIPER, Guwahati
  • NIPER, Hajipur
  • NIPER, Hyderabad
  • NIPER, Kolkata
  • NIPER, Raebareli
  • NIPER S.A.S Nagar(Mohali)
  • Institute is awarding degrees like PhD.; MPharm.; MTech. (Pharm.); M.S.(Pharm.) and M.B.A. (Pharm.) as mandated to it by Section 7 (ii), (iii) and Section 32 of the NIPER Act 1998.

Courses Offered

  • The Institute is offering the following courses for the academic year 2018-19
  • PhD/Masters in - Biotechnology 10 Seats, Medicinal Chemistry 16 Seats, Medical Device 10 Seats, Natural Products 10 Seats, Pharmaceutical Analysis 20 Seats, Pharmacology & Toxicology 16 Seats, Pharmaceutics 20 Seats

Important Dates

  • Date of Commencement of online Registration: 12th April 2018
  • Last date for online Registration: 15th May 2018
  • Last date for receipt of filled in registration forms in NIPER, Ahmedabad along with required documents: 28th May 2018
  • Online Delivery of Admit Card to respective e‐mails /Downloads: 01st June 2018
  • Online NIPER Joint Entrance Exam (Computer Based Test): 10th June 2018
  • Declaration of result (Website‐www.niperahm.ac.in): 18th June 2018
  • Interview for PhD at NIPER Ahmedabad: 16th - 17th July 2018
  • Declaration of result at NIPER Ahmedabad website for PhD: 18th July 2018 (10.00 am)
  • PhD joint counselling (02.00 pm onwards): 18th July 2018 (02.00 pm)
  • Orientation and commencement of classes 23rd July 2018

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Doctoral Research Program of the institute is classified into the following three disciplines:
  • Chemical Sciences: Includes departments of i) Medicinal Chemistry ii) Natural Products iii) Pharma coinformatic iv) Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry)
  • Biological Sciences: Includes departments of i) Pharmacology and Toxicology ii) Biotechnology iii) Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Science: Includes departments of i) Pharmaceutical Analysis ii) Pharmaceutics iii) Medical Devices

Availability of Disciplines for July 2018
Discipline of Chemical Sciences

  • Medicinal Chemistry (Offering NIPERs - Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar)
  • Natural Products (Offering NIPERs - S.A.S. Nagar Ahmedabad) -M.S. (Pharm) (Natural Products/Medicinal Chemistry/Traditional Medicines); M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Pharmacognosy); M.Tech (Pharm) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)
  • M.S. (Pharm) (Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products); M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry); M.Tech (Pharm) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)
  • Pharmacoinformatics (Offering NIPERs - Hajipur; S.A.S. Nagar) - M.S (Pharm) (Pharmacoinformatics /Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products); M.Tech (Pharm) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc/ M.Tech (Bioinformatics); M.Sc (Organic/Physical/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Biochemistry/Biophysics/Biotechnology/ Microbiology)
  • Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry) (Offering NIPERs - S.A.S. Nagar) - MS (Pharm); M.Tech (Pharm); M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)

Discipline of Biological Sciences

  • Pharmacology & Toxicology (Offering NIPERs - Guwahati; Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar)
  • M.S (Pharm) (Pharmacology & Toxicology/Biotechnology/Regulatory Toxicology); M.Pharm (Pharmacology); M.Sc (Pharmacology/Toxicology/Zoology/Biochemistry/Medical Biotechnology/ Microbiology); M.D (Pharmacology); M.V.Sc (Pharmacology/Pathology/Biotechnology)

Biotechnology (Offering NIPERs - Guwahati; Hajipur; S.A.S. Nagar)

  • M.S. (Pharm) or M.Pharm or M.Tech (Pharm) in (Medicinal Chemistry/ Natural Products/Pharmacology & Toxicology/Formulation/Biotechnology/Pharmaceutics/Pharmacoinformatics); M.E or M.Tech (Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Computational Sciences); M.Sc in Biological Sciences (Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Botany/Zoology/Physiology/Life Sciences); M.Sc in Chemistry (Organic)/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Computational Sciences; M.V.Sc; MCA

Pharmacy Practice (Offering - Hajipur)

  • M.Pharm. (Pharmacy Practice/Community Pharmacy/Hospital Pharmacy/Clinical Pharmacy)

Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Pharmaceutical Analysis (Offering NIPERs - Hyderabad)
  • M.S. (Pharm) Pharmaceutical Analysis; M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Sc (Organic/Analytical Chemistry)

Pharmaceutics (Offering NIPERs - Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar)

  • M.S. (Pharm) (Pharmaceutics/Biotechnology/Pharmacology); M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics/Formulations); M.Tech (Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology/Chemical Engineering)

General Eligibility

  • Candidates should have a minimum CGPA of 6.75 (or 60% marks) for General, 6.25 (or 55% marks) for SC/ST, 5.75 (or 50% marks) for physically handicapped (PH) candidates on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examination and should also have qualified GPAT/GATE/NET
  • Percentage of marks or CGPA will be based on the norms of the concerned university / Institution or aggregate marks or CGPA scored by the candidate for all years of the qualifying degree, in case University / Institution has not prescribed any norm for calculating such percentage or CGPA
  • Passing GPAT/GATE/NET is an essential qualification for all disciplines except for the following category of candidates:
  • Candidates holding M.D / M.V.Sc

Foreign Nationals

  • Foreign nationals under various scholarship schemes of the MHRD/Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India may be considered for admission on the recommendation/ sponsorship of the respective Ministry subject to eligibility criteria
  • Applications from self financing foreign candidates may be entertained directly by the Institute provided the requirements for eligibility under the respective program are fulfilled and their applications are cleared by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India
  • The brochure can be downloaded from the Institutional website www.niper.gov.in and filled application form can be sent to the institute with payment of US$ 100
  • Such candidates have to arrange for the clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India before they can be admitted, if selected

Seats Details

  • The seats available in various NIPERs/departments/disciplines include Institute funded and Government project funded fellowships
  • Details of seats will be displayed on website www.niperahm.ac.in separately


Application Procedure

  • Applicants shall register online on www.niperahm.ac.in as per instructions given on the website. The process of online registration shall commence on 12th April 2018 onwards and will continue till 15th May 2018, 05.00 PM
  • Instruction for Registration is available on www.niperahm.ac.in website
  • Instruction for Registration is available on the website. Open the link of Registration/Login for NIPER Joint Entrance Examination 2018
  • Fill the online application form available on the website very carefully
  • Upload the scanned copy of recent photograph and signature
  • Pay the registration fees through net-banking / e-Challan / Credit Card / Debit Card along with extra Bank Charges as per rule of Bank
  • Candidate can download the registration Form after the successful submission of fee
  • Take Printout of the Registration form , put signatures at the bottom of the registration form and attach the following (i) copy of award letter if any pertaining to NET‐JRF of CSIR/DBT/UGC/ICMR, DST Inspire etc. (ii) Sponsorship certificate from Industry / Govt. sponsored candidates (as per format given at Annuxer‐2 ) should be sent to Chairman, NIPER Joint Entrance Exam PhD, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER), Sector 67, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Punjab-160062, (through speed post/registered post/in person) so as to reach before the schedule date
  • The Institute will not be responsible for any postal delay

Registration Fee

  • For General/OBC/KM/PH category: Rs.3000/-
  • For Candidates belonging to SC/ST category: Rs.1500/-

Selection Process

  • Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of their performance in the NIPER Joint Entrance Exam 2018 (NIPER JEE) organized by the Institute

Entrance Exam Pattern

  • The duration of the entrance test will be of 2 hours.
  • The question paper will be of the level of M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm.; M.Tech. (Pharm.); M.V.Sc.; M.D. and M.Sc. (in relevant discipline) level.
  • Each discipline will also have questions from general Pharmaceutical Sciences and general aptitude
  • There will be negative marking in the entrance exam. 25% marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
  • The qualified candidates in each discipline shall have to appear for interview which will carry 15 marks

Test Centres

  • Online test will be held on Sunday, the 10th June 2018 at Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune, Agra, Vijayawada, Coimbatore, Patna, Ranchi, Raipur and Bhubaneshwar.
  • Based on the performance in the online test, list of candidates to be called for interview will be displayed on the website www.niperahm.ac.in
  • Interview will be held on 16-7-18 and 17-7-18 at NIPER- Ahmedabad
  • For more detail visit link www.niper.ac.in


NIPER Mohali

(Ahmedabad; Guwahati; Hajipur; Hyderabad; Kolkata; Raebareli; S.A.S.Nagar), Sector-67, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab-160062, Tel 01722214682, Email admissions@niper.ac.in, Website www.niper.gov.in