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CEE Kerala B. Pharma (Lateral Entry) Entrance Test 2018

CEE Thiruvananthapuram Entrance Exam for admission to B. Pharma Courses (Lateral Entry) 2018

CEE Kerala B. Pharma Lateral Entry Admission 2018 - The Commission for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) applications are invited for the entrance examination for admission to B.Pharm Course through Lateral Entry for the year 2018 in the Govt. and Private Self Financing Colleges


Also See : Pharmacy Admissions 2019


Govt. of Kerala

  • Health and Family Welfare Dept. - Medical Education Department - Academic- Approval of Prospectus for Admission to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) Course under Lateral Entry Scheme 2018-19 academic year - Orders Issued
  • Director of Medical Education &Commissioner for Entrance Exams shall take immediate steps for conduct of admission to the afore mentioned Course


Also See : Admissions Notification 2018


Important Dates

  • Application Start Date: 14th August 2018
  • Submission of Applications and Application Fee: 14th August 2018
  • Last date and time for online submission of application: 31st August 2018 (05.00 PM)
  • Issuing of Admit Card: 03rd September 2018
  • Basic of an Entrance Exam: 09th September 2018 (Sunday)


Eligibility Criteria

  • Nativity: Applicant should be an Indian citizen of Kerala origin
  • Educational Qualifications: Diploma in Pharmacy, candidate shall have studied in an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India and shall have passed the diploma examination conducted by the State Board of D. Pharm Exams or equivalent and must have a minimum of 50% marks for the second year D. Pharm Examination
  • For SEBC/OEC candidates, 45% marks and for SC/ST Candidates a pass in the second year D.Pharm examination will be sufficient
  • Age Criteria: There is no upper age limit for admission to the course


Selection Process

  • Selection on the basis of Entrance Examination: Selection of candidates for B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)Course 2018 will be made on the basis of an Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, [CEE] at Thiruvananthapuram on 09th September 2018 (Sunday)
  • The Exam will consist of one Paper, of two hours duration and will have 120 Objective Type (Multiple Choice) Questions. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and for each incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted

Reservation of Seats

  • Seats available in Govt. Colleges will be filled by CEE. In the case of self-financing colleges, 50% of the lateral entry seats will be filled by the CEE, on the basis of the rank obtained in the Entrance Exam and the other 50% by the Management
  • Lapsed seats in Govt. Colleges during 2017 admission will also be filled on the basis of the rank obtained in the Entrance Exam
  • Mandatory Reservation
  • Government seats will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated in G.O.
  • State Merit(SM) - 60%J
  • Socially and Educationally Backward Classes(SEBC) - 30%
  • Ezhava (EZ) 9%
  • Muslim (MU) 8%
  • Other Backward Hindu (BH) - 3%
  • Latin Catholic & Anglo Indian (LA) - 3%
  • Dheevara and Related community (DV) - 2%
  • Viswakarma and related community (VK) - 2%
  • Kusavan and related community (KN) - 1%
  • Other Backward Christian (BX) - 1%
  • Kudumbi (KU)- 1%
  • Scheduled Castes(SC)&Scheduled Tribes(ST) - 10%


Application Form

  • All candidates seeking admission to B.Pharm (Lateral Entry) Course 2018 can apply in the Online application form available from 14th August 2018 provided in the Website www.cee.kerala.gov.in of the CEE &then remit the required fee by way of online payment or by way of e-challan available during the submission of online application
  • Payment through e-challan can be made in cash at Head post offices in Kerala. After remitting the required application fee upload photo and signature of the candidates and all necessary certificates /Documents. No need to send printout of the application or any documents to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
  • Application Fee for General Candidates is Rs.800/- (Rupees Eight hundred only). In the case of SC candidates is Rs.400-
  • ST Candidates are exempted from the payment of application fee. Application fee once remitted will not be refunded. Application form will not be available in the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations or office of the DME
  • The Prospectus can be downloaded from the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in

Admit Cards

  • Admit cards for the candidates whose Applications have been accepted will be provided in the official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinationswww.cee.kerala.gov.in from03rd September 2018

Rank List

  • CEE will conduct the Entrance Examination and publish the Rank list of candidates as per the provisions in clause 10 of the Prospectus for Admission to B.Pharm (Lateral Entry) course 2018 approved by Government of Kerala


Government of Kerala

Office of the Commission for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Housing Board Building, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001, Website www.cee.kerala.gov.in