National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) conducts an entrance exam for candidates aspiring to make a career in Pharmacy by seeking admission into various Postgraduate and Doctorate level courses. It evaluates the aptitude of candidates for courses like MS (Pharm.), M Pharma, MTech (Pharm.), PhD and MBA (Pharm.). Students interested in knowing more about the NIPER JEE 2021 exam, should definitely read this blog!

NIPER JEE: Highlights 

Date of ExamTo Be Announced
Level of ExaminationAll India Level 
Conducting BodyNational Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)
Medium of ExamEnglish
Course OfferedMBA Pharmacy
Mtech in Pharmacy
MS in Pharmacy
PhD in Pharmacy
Duration of Exam120 minutes

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Important Dates for 2021

EventsTentative Dates
Online Registration Starts First week of April
Last Date for Online Registration Second week of May
Admit Card Issue DateLast week of May
Entrance ExamSecond week of June
Result DeclarationFirst week of July
Group Discussion and InterviewLast week of July
MBA (Pharm.) Joint CounsellingLast week of July
Joint Counselling for Admission to Masters CoursesFirst week of August

Eligibility Criteria 

GPAT is a national level pharmacy test conducted by NTA. It is mandatory to take this exam if you want to study a master level course in the field. Apart from that, candidates need to meet certain requirements to take the NIPER JEE exam. Given below is the same: 

Eligibility for Master Level Courses

NIPER offers quiet a few PG courses and the eligibility criteria for all of them is more or less the same. Let us have a look at it: 

  • A BPharma or a masters degree in Chemistry OR A Btech in Chemical Engineering OR MBBS/BMS from a recognized university. 
  • Minimum 60% aggregate for general category students, 55% for SC/ST and 50% for physically challenged candidates. 
  • Final year students can also take the exam as they wait for their final semester results. 

Eligibility for PhD Course

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in MPharma, Mtech Pharmacy, MS Pharmacy or any other equivalent course. 
  • Students belonging to the general category must secure at least 60% in their masters. Whereas candidates belonging to SC/ST category must have an overall 55%. For physically challenged students, the bar is set at 50%. 
  • Apart from the above stated conditions, aspirants also need to have a valid GPAT/ NET or GATE score. 
  • Those who are in the final year of their masters can also apply for PhD in Pharmacy at NIPER JEE. 

NIPER JEE Exam Pattern 2021

NIPER JEE conducts two separate exams for masters and PhD courses, however, the exam pattern for these exams will be the same. Tabulated below main highlights of the exam pattern:

Medium of ExamEnglish
Mode of ExamComputer-based (CBT)
Duration of ExamTwo  hours
Number of Questions200
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions(MCQ)
Evaluating Scheme+1  for every correct answer
– 0.25 for every incorrect answer


NIEPR JEE syllabus covers all the fundamental subjects of pharmacy that a candidate has studied at the graduate level or undergraduate level. It further aims to provide the students with advanced knowledge of biotechnology and clinical research. We have compiled the major list of subjects that will prove beneficial in qualifying NIPER JEE!  

  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Natural Products:
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Pharmaceutics and Formulation
  • Pharmaceutical analysis:
  • Biotechnology
  • Practice of Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical analysis:
  • Biotechnology
  • Polymers in pharmaceutics.
  • Applications of a spectroscopic technique
  • Pharmaceutics and Formulation
  • Hospital pharmacy & Clinical research

Application Process 

Following the below mentioned simple steps, you will be able to successfully fill up the application form for the NIPER 2021 exam-

  • Students can fill the application form by visiting the official website of NIPER.
  • Start filling the online application form by entering the personal and academic details.
  • Upload all the important documents like academic mark sheets and certificates, photo, signatures, etc.
  • After you fill in all the essential personal and academic details, cross-check all the information and submit the application.
  • As per the course and category you belong to, a certain sum has to be paid as the application fee via debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

Application Fee

Now that you are familiar with how you can you fill up the NIPER 2021 exam form, here are the details related to the application process of it-

CategoryApplication fee
Physically handicapped3000/-

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NIPER JEE 2021 Counselling

  • After the NIPER JEE result is out, all the qualified candidates will be called for the interview and group discussion.
  • After this, a new merit list for candidates on the basis of combined marks of online test, interview and group discussion will be released on the official website
  • Shortlisted candidates will become eligible to participate in the NIPER JEE counselling 2021.
  • During NIPER JEE 2021 counselling, candidates will be required to fill their preferences of colleges.
  • Document verification will be done during the NIPER JEE counselling.  

Documents Required during Counselling 

All the students who will be a part of the counselling process for the NIPER JEE exam must keep the below mentioned documents handy-

  • Admit card of NIPER JEE 2021
  • Certificate of reservation (if applicable)
  • Certificate of income (if applicable)
  • Certificate of disability (if applicable)
  • Medical Certificate
  • Matriculation Certificate (proof of age and correct name)
  • Mark sheets of all semesters/ years of the qualifying degree
  • GPAT/ GATE/ NET score card (wherever applicable)
  • Undertaking to be given by the parents regarding ragging for their wards to abide by the rules of NIPER
  • Attested copy of Aadhar Card
  • Sponsorship certificate from the employer in case of Government/ Industry sponsored candidates
  • Documentary proof in support of the NRI status (only for M.B.A. Pharm.)
  • Affidavit to be provided in the form of Undertaking

NIPER JEE Result 2020

Once the exam is conducted, the official authorities release the final merit list after the counselling process. Let us take a quick look at the result data of 2020-

NIPER JEE Exam Cities

NIPER JEE is a national-level exam conducted all over the country. While filling the application form candidates get and the option to select a suitable exam center. The table given below showcases the list of centers that are available for the upcoming 2021 exam:

New DelhiBengaluru

Participating Institutes 

Tabulated below are the institutes you can join by qualifying the NIPER exam as well as seats offered for the particular course in 2021-

InstituteM.S. (Pharm) SeatsM.Pharm SeatsPh.D Seats
NIPER Ahmedabad13215
NIPER Guwahati73218
NIPER Hajipur36186
NIPER Hyderabad10524
NIPER Kolkata6310
NIPER Raebareli676
NIPER S.A.S Nagar152254

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