NIPER JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION - 2012 (NIPER-JEE 2012) | For admission to M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm.; M.Tech. (Pharm.); M.B.A. (Pharm.)


National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is the first national level institute in pharmaceutical sciences with a proclaimed objective of becoming a centre of excellence for advanced studies and research in pharmaceutical sciences. The Government of India has declared NIPER as an ‘Institute of National Importance’. It is an autonomous body set up under the aegis of Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. The Institute is conceived to provide leadership in pharmaceutical sciences and related areas not only within the country, but also to the countries in South East Asia, South Asia and Africa. NIPER is a member of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.

For admission to M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm.; M.Tech. (Pharm.); M.B.A. (Pharm.)


Available disciplines

NIPER, Ahmedabad

Biotechnology, Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology & Toxicology

NIPER, Guwahati

Biotechnology, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmacy Practice

NIPER, Hajipur

Biotechnology, Pharmacoinformatics, Pharmacy Practice

NIPER, Hyderabad

Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Management, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology & Toxicology

NIPER, Kolkata

Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Pharmacoinformatics

NIPER, Rae Barelli

Medicinal Chemistry , Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology & Toxicology

NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar

Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Management, Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology), Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry), Pharmaceutical Technology (Formulations), Pharmaceutics, Pharmacoinformatics, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmacy Practice, Regulatory Toxicology, Traditional Medicine

Note: There is a possibility of commencing M.S. (Pharm.) in Medical Devices at NIPER Ahmedabad, which will be subject to approval of the competent authority.

Eligibility- (A) M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm. ; M.Tech. (Pharm.)



Qualifying Degree



B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Biological Sciences)

Clinical Research


B. Pharm.

Medicinal Chemistry

M.S. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry)

Natural Products

M.S. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry)

Pharmaceutical Analysis

M.S. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic/ Analytical Chemistry)

Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology)

M.Tech. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Life Sciences)

Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry)

M.Tech. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry)/B.Tech. (Chemical Engg. or equivalent)

Pharmaceutical Technology (Formulations)





B. Pharm.


M.S. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic/Physical/Pharmaceutical Chemistry)/M.Sc./B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)/M.Sc. (Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/ Microbiology)

Pharmacology & Toxicology

M.S. (Pharm.)


Pharmacy Practice


B. Pharm.

Regulatory Toxicology

M.S. (Pharm.)

B.Pharm./B.V.Sc./M.Sc.(Pharmacology/Toxicology/Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Medical Biotechnology/ Zoology)/M.B.B.S.

Traditional Medicine

M.S. (Pharm.)


Eligibility- (B) M.B.A. (Pharm.)

Pharmaceutical Management


B.Pharm./B.Tech.(Chemical Engg. or equivalent)/ M.Sc. (Chemical / Life Sciences)

Candidates should have scored a minimum CGPA of 6.75 (or 60% marks) for General, 6.25 (or 55% marks) for SC/ST, 5.75 (or 50% marks) for physically handicapped (PH) candidates on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examination and also have valid GPAT/GATE/NET qualification. (Percentage of marks or CGPA will be based on the norms of 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). 5% of total numbers of seats are available for officially sponsored candidates from the Govt. Department /P.S.U./R&D organisation with minimum of 2 years experience with the current employer. Valid GPAT/GATE/NET score (GPAT/GATE/NET score card of a candidate should be available at the time of counselling/Group Discussion & interview) is essential qualification for all disciplines (including M.B.A.) except for the following category of candidates:- (i) Candidates holding B.V.Sc. /M.B.B.S./B.A.M.S. degree; (ii) Foreign nationals; (iii) NRI and their wards category [for M.B.A (Pharm.)] only; (iv) Sponsored candidates from Public/Private Sector undertakings, Govt. Departments and Research and Development Organizations.

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