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NIPER announces Joint Entrance Examination (NIPER – JEE) for PhD Programmes Admission 2023

NIPER Mohali PhD Admission 2023 – National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) SAS Nagar, Mohali invites application for admission to PhD Programmes in various disciplines for the academic session 2023 (July Session)


NIPER Mohali PhD Admission 2023 


PhD Program Offered

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Medicinal Chemistry
  3. Medical Devices
  4. Natural Products
  5. Pharmacology and Toxicology
  6. Pharmaceutical Management
  7. Pharmaceutics
  8. Pharmaceutical Analysis


No. of Seats

  • Biotechnology – 2
  • Medicinal Chemistry – 3 
  • Medical Devices – 2
  • Natural Products – 7 
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis – 5
  • Pharmaceutics – 6 
  • Total Seats – 25


Important Dates

  • Date of commencement of online application: 17th April 2023 (Monday)
  • Last date for online application: 16th May 2023 (Tuesday)
  • Downloading of the Hall-tickets: 10th June 2023 (Saturday)
  • NIPER Joint Entrance Examination: 23rd June, 2023 (Friday)
  • Declaration of Result (Tentative): 30th June, 2023 (Friday)


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have passed the qualifying degree with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or CGPA of 6.75 on a 10 point scale wherever grades are awarded or equivalent as determined by Board of Studies and Research of NIPER (Percentage of marks or CGPA so calculated will be based on the norms fixed by 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 the GPAT/GATE/NET is an essential qualification.
  • Candidates having their own fellowship from CSIR-UGC NET (NET-LS not eligible) /DBT-JRF examination(‘A’ category only)/DST-INSPIRE Fellowships/ ICMR-JRF examination (those selected for working only in ICMR projects are not eligible) are eligible to apply.

Discipline of Chemical Sciences :

  • Medicinal Chemistry : M.S. (Pharm.) (Medicinal Chemistry/ Natural Products); M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry); M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs/Process Chemistry); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
  • Natural Products : M.S. (Pharm.) (Natural Products/Medicinal Chemistry/Traditional Medicines); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Pharmacognosy); M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs/Process Chemistry) M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry).
  • Pharmacoinformatics : M.S. (Pharm.) (Pharmacoinformatics/Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products); M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs/Process Chemistry); M.Tech. (Bioinformatics); Drugs/Process Chemistry); M.Tech. (Bioinformatics); M.Sc. (Organic/Physical/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biophysics /Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Microbiology).
  • Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry) : M.S. (Pharm.); M.Tech. (Pharm.); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry).

Discipline of Biological Sciences :

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


Application Process

  • Interested candidates can directly apply at along with receipt of application fee of Rs. 500/- (to be paid online).
  • Instruction for Registration is available on the website


Application Fee

PhD (All courses except medical devices)

  • Gen/OBC/PH/NRI/EWS 3,000/-
  • SC/ST 1,500/-

PhD (Medical devices)

  • Gen/OBC/PH/NRI/EWS 3,000/-
  • SC/ST 1,500/-
  • Mode of Payment : Through online mode


Selection Process

  • Admission to the PhD Program will be based on the combined merit obtained by a candidate in the entrance examination and interview. 


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website 


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