NIPER JEE 2019

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is the first national level institute in pharmaceutical sciences. The Institute has been established for imparting higher education, research, and development in pharmaceutical sciences and management. The Institute offers masters and postgraduate courses in the following disciplines:

  • Biotechnology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Medical Devices
  • Natural Products
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Regulatory Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology

To get admission in the Institute, candidates are required to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination conducted by NIPER Institute. The examination is conducted once a year.

NIPER JEE 2019 Registration and Application Form Details:

All the interested candidates can apply for the NIPER JEE 2019 through online mode and offline mode as well. The registration process will tentatively start from 13th March 2019, onwards and will continue till 16th April 2019.

For online mode: Interested candidates can apply on the official website www.niperahm.ac.in. After filling in all the details, applicants should submit the form by clicking on the link “Submit”. After submitting all the information, an application fee must be paid through debit card/credit card/net banking. After the successful payment, candidates are required to send the hard copy of the duly filled application form to NIPER Mohali Campus.

For offline mode: The applicants can apply through offline mode. A candidate should send a Demand Draft of given amount along with “Request Application”. After filling in the application form, applicants should send the format below address:

The Chairman,

NIPER JEE – Master, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500037.

The Application Fee for different categories is given below:

  • For M.S.(Pharm.)/M.Pharm./M.Tech.(Pharm):

Gen/OBC/PH: Rs. 3000/-

SC/ST: Rs. 1500/-

  • For M.B.A:

Gen/OBC/PH: Rs. 3000/-

SC/ST: Rs. 1500/-

  • Combined Fee for Both of Above Streams:

Gen/OBC/PH: Rs. 4000/-

SC/ST: Rs. 2000/-

Eligibility Criteria for NIPER JEE 2019:

For Master’s Course:

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 60% (55% for SC/ST category) marks in aggregate or CGPA 6.75 (5.75 for SC/ST category) on a 10 point scale from a recognized university. For Physically Handicapped candidates, a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is required.
  • The candidate should have done B.Pharm./M.Sc. (Biological Sciences) or M.V.Sc. (Organic/Analytical Chemistry/Life Sciences/Botany) or B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) or equivalent or B.V.Sc. or MBBS or BVMS course.

For Ph.D. Pharmacy Course:

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 60% (55% for SC/ST category) marks in aggregate or CGPA 6.75 (5.75 for SC/ST category) on a 10 point scale from a recognized university. For Physically Handicapped candidates, a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is required.
  • The candidate should have done M.S. (Pharm.)/M.Pharm./M.Tech. (Pharm) from a recognized university.

NIPER JEE 2019 Examination Pattern:

The examination will be a pen-paper based test. The question paper will consist of multiple choice type objective questions. There will be 200 questions and the duration of the examination will be two hours. The medium of the question paper will be English. For each correct answer, 1 mark will be given. There will be negative marking. For each wrong attempt, 0.25 mark will be deducted. Candidates will be required to mark their answers on OMR sheets.

NIPER JEE 2019 Syllabus:

NIPER JEE doesn’t have a prescribed syllabus. There will be a common paper for all Masters Programs including MBA. The syllabus is almost the same as that of GATE. The level of questions will be of B.Pharm. and M.Sc. in the relevant field. But the main topics in syllabus covers Chemistry as a major topic. Given below is the list of few topics:

Natural Products: Secondary Metabolites, Phytochemistry, Methods of Extraction, Isolation, and Characterisation of Natural Products, Biosynthetic Pathways, Important Therapeutic Classes, Primary Metabolites, Marine Natural Products, Plant Growth Regulators, Spectroscopy, and Dietary Antioxidants.

Stereochemistry: Pharmacology and Toxicology, Evaluation of Formulation, Principles, and Methods of Release Control in Oral Formulations, Bioavailability, Bioequivalence Studies, Compartmental Modelling, Packaging, Dosage Forms, Additives of Formulation, Types, Examples, Advantages, Disadvantages, Drug Excipient Interaction, Incompatibility, and Various Types of Incompatibilities, Standardisation of Natural Products, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Drug Metabolism, Viscosity Measurements, Pharmacological Screening, and Drug Targeting.

Pharmaceutical Analysis: Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals, Various Stability Tests, Solubility, Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems, Osmolality, Spectroscopic Methods, Electrophoresis, Fluorimetry, Chromatography, Polymorphism, Preformulation, and Dosage Forms.

Biotechnology and Biochemistry: Pharmaceutical Technology, Genetic Engineering, Blotting Techniques, Gene Cloning, RNA Synthesis, DNA Synthesis, rDNA Technology.

Gene Expression: Mutation, Replication, Transcription, and Recombination.

Cloning: Fermentation, and Methods, Isolation of Nucleic Acids, and Enzymes in Cloning.

Chemistry: Basic Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Stereochemistry, Osazone Test, Mutarotation, IUPAC Nomenclature, Hybridization, Spectrochemistry, Huckle’s Rule, and Aromaticity.

Pharmacology: Bioavailability, Bioassay Methods, Chemotherapy, Pathophysiology, Various Types of Diseases, and Drug Metabolism.

Phytochemistry: Methods of Extraction, Isolation, and Characterisation of Natural Products, Various Separation Techniques, Biosynthetic Pathways, Primary Metabolites, Fischer Projection Formulas, and Standardization of Natural Products.

NIPER JEE 2019 Examination Dates:

The authority will release the admit card in the second week of June 2019. The admit card can only be downloaded from the portal after logging into using the same Application ID and password. Admit card will not be sent by post/courier. The examination will be held tentatively in the second week of June 2019.

The result of the written examination will be declared within ten days of the examination on the official website of NIPER. The result will be uploaded in pdf format and will consist of Application Number of the Candidate, Rank Secured and the Category of the Candidate. The shortlisted candidates will be called for group discussion round and interview round in the month of July 2019.

Admission to few courses like MBA (Pharm.) will be given on the basis of marks scored in the written examination and group discussion/interview. Weightage given for entrance examination and group discussion & interview shall be in the proportion of 85:15.

Documents to be submitted at the time of Counselling:

  • Matriculation Certificate as a proof of age and correct name
  • Mark sheets of all the semesters/years of the qualifying degree
  • Admit Card of NIPER JEE
  • Certificate of Reservation
  • Certificate of Income
  • Certificate of Disability
  • Medical Certificate to be provided in the form
  • Documentary Proof in support of the NRI status
  • Photocopy of AADHAR card

Note: – All the documents required to be submitted should be self-attested by the candidates.

List of NIPER JEE 2019 Examination Centres:

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 Bhubaneshwar

List of Books to prepare for NIPER JEE 2019:

  • NIPER: A Companion by Prof. Nazma Inamdar
  • Conceptual Pharmacy by Dr. Sagar Naskar
  • A Basic Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Analysis by Prof. S.Karmakar
  • Introduction to Spectroscopy by Donald L. Pavia, Gary M. Lampman
  • The mechanism, Design Oriented Kinematics by Charles E. Wilson
  • The Theory and Practice of Industrial Pharmacy by Lachman and Lieberman
  • The Science and Practice of Pharmacy by Remington
  • Organic Spectroscopy by William Keep
  • Comprehensive Review of Pharmacy by Leon Shargel

NIPER JEE Preparation Tips:

  • Time management is crucial in every examination to score more. So, candidates are advised to practice as much as possible.
  • Candidates should previous year questions to know about their strong and week sections.
  • Knowledge of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a must. So, candidates should thoroughly read these two topics.