BITS Notice: Admission in M.Pharm, M.S and Various PG Diploma Programmes | Mersa

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to the following postgraduate programmes of the Institute for the session 2010-11:

M. Pharm in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Clinical Research, and Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, M.S. Clinical Research & Pharmacovigilance, and PG Diploma in Bioanalytical Techniques, and Pharmacovigilance

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for the M. Pharm, M.S., and PG Diploma programmes (MEC - PG2):
1. For M. Pharm programme: Candidates must hold a B. Pharm degree from a PCI and AICTE approved Institute. Candidates must have a first class or minimum 60% marks in average (45% for SC/ST) in graduation. [Sponsored candidates must have minimum 55% in average (45% for SC/ ST) in graduation]. In case the examining Board does not award a class, the percentage marks in graduation will be computed as average of marks obtained in all subjects in which candidate has appeared (excluding optional subjects).
2. For M.S. and PG Diploma programmes: Candidates must hold a B. Pharm degree from a PCI and AICTE approved Institute / MBBS / BVSc / BDS / BAMS / M.Sc. Life Sciences degree from a recognized University. Candidates must have a first class or minimum 60% marks in average (45% for SC/ST) in graduation / postgraduation (QE). In case the examining Board does not award a class, the percentage marks in graduation / postgraduation will be computed as average of marks obtained in all subjects in which candidate has appeared (excluding optional subjects).
3. Candidates must be GPAT qualified for the M. Pharm programme in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology. Non-GPAT candidates may also apply for the M. Pharm programme in Clinical Research, and Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, M.S. Clinical Research & Pharmacovigilance, Postgraduate Diploma in Bioanalytical Techniques, Pharmacovigilance. Please see Selection Procedures for details. Please also see footnotes below.
4. Candidates appearing for final examinations of their Bachelor’s programme / qualifying examination in 2010 can also apply, provided they have obtained 60 % marks or equivalent (45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates) based on latest available grades / marks at the time of applying, and if selected can join the programme provisionally. At the time of the interview / counselling they must bring the following:
a) A certificate in original from the Principal of their Institute stating that by
30 June 2010, they will have appeared for examination in all subjects required for obtaining their qualifying degree.
b) A certificate in original from the Principal certifying that they have obtained 60% marks or equivalent (45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates) based on latest available grades / marks. Marks to be calculated as per items (1) / (2) above. Their admission will be confirmed only when they submit the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the Bachelor's degree / equivalent qualification with at least 60% marks (45% in case of SC/ ST). They must submit proof of passing their final examinations with requisite marks by 31 October 2010. Non-fulfillment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

Notes:
(1) Candidates with foreign diplomas should see the EdCIL website for equivalence (http://www.edcil.co.in), and if required should obtain an equivalence certificate well in advance
from the evaluation division of the AIU (website http://www.aiuweb.org).
(2) In case any Board / University awards grades instead of marks, the calculation of equivalent marks would be based on the procedure prescribed by the Board / University. In case a University does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

Selection Procedures for the M. Pharm, M.S., PG Diploma programmes:
• Provisional selections to the M. Pharm programme in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology will be on the basis of scores obtained in GPAT 2010, and previous academic record, and counselling provided that the candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned in the preceding pages / our advertisement / notification(s) on our website.
• Provisional selections to the M. Pharm programme in Clinical Research and Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs will be on the basis of previous academic record, written test and/or personal interviews, provided that the candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned in the preceding pages / our advertisement / notification(s) on our website. There will be no scholarships for students of these programmes. Syllabus of the test will be same as for GPAT 2010.
• Provisional selections to the M.S. Clinical Research & Pharmacovigilance and Postgraduate Diploma in (a) Bioanalytical Techniques, (b) Pharmacovigilance programmes will be on the basis of previous academic record, written test and/or personal interviews, provided that the candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned in the preceding pages / our advertisement / notification(s) on our website. There will be no scholarships for students of these programmes. Syllabus of the test will be same as for GPAT 2010.

Expected Dates of tests / interviews / counselling for all programmes:
Interview / counselling schedules and details of tests (wherever applicable) for the above programmes will be announced by third week of June 2010, only on our website and Notice Boards of the Institute and our Extension Centres. Candidates must occasionally visit our website for updates and any other matter related to the admission procedures. Noindividual intimations will be sent to candidates*.

Please click here to download the Application Form

Last date for receipt of completed forms for all programmes at Mesra is 22 June 2010

PG Information Brochure 2010 (Pdf)

Other Info:

Sec 5: Total number of seats, Reservations & distribution of seats

Sec 6 Financial information and Fees Payable

Sec 7: List of Enclosures required with the completed application form

Sec 8: Discipline, Rules & Regulations, Hostel, Medical Examination

Sec 9: Undertaking for candidates appearing for Final Examinations in 2010

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