Kolkata; S.A.S. Nagar
NIPER JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION – 2008 (NIPER-JEE 2008)
For Admission To M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm.; M.Tech. (Pharm.); M.B.A. (Pharm.)
The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) at S.A.S Nagar (Mohali) has been created as Centre of Excellence in imparting higher education, research and development in pharmaceutical sciences and is the first Institute of its kind in country. The Institute was declared as an Institute of National Importance by Government of India through an Act of Parliament, notified on 26th June 1998. The Institute is a member of the Association of Indian Universities and Association of Common wealth Universities.
In the year 2007 Government of India established four more NIPERs at the following locations with the help of mentor Institutes:-
Ahmedabad [Mentor Institute- B. V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre], Hajipur (Mentor Institute- Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences), Hyderabad (Mentor Institute- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology) and Kolkata (Mentor Institute- Indian Institute of Chemical Biology).
(1) NIPER, Ahmedabad
Available disciplines: Biotechnology, Natural Products, Pharmaceutics
(2) NIPER, Hajipur
Available disciplines: Biotechnology, Pharmacoinformatics, Pharmacy Practice
(3) NIPER, Hyderabad
Available disciplines: Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology & Toxicology
(4) NIPER, Kolkata
Available disciplines: Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Pharmacoinformatics
(5) NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar
Available disciplines: Biotechnology, Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Management, Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology), Pharmaceutical Technology (Bulk Drugs), Pharmaceutical Technology (Formulations), Pharmaceutics, Pharmacoinformatics, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmacy Practice, Regulatory Toxicology, Traditional Medicine
(1) Eligibility- (A) M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm. ; M.Tech. (Pharm.)
(1) M.S. (Pharm.) Medicinal Chemistry
(2) M.S. (Pharm.) Natural Products
(3) M.S. (Pharm.) Traditional Medicines
(4) M.S. (Pharm.) Pharmaceutical Analysis
Eligibility: B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic/ Analytical Chemistry)
(5) M.S. (Pharm.) Pharmacology & Toxicology
(6) M.S. (Pharm.) Regulatory Toxicology
Eligibility: B.Pharm./B.V.Sc./M.Sc.(Pharmacology/Toxicology/Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Medical Biotechnology/ Zoology)/M.B.B.S.
(7) M.S.(Pharm.) Pharmaceutics
Eligibility: B. Pharm.
(8) M.S.(Pharm.) Biotechnology
Eligibility: B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Biological Sciences)
(9) M.Pharm. Pharmaceutical Technology (Formulations)
(10) M.Tech. (Pharm.) Pharmaceutical Technology (Bulk Drugs)
Eligibility: B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry)/B.Tech. (Chemical Engg. or equivalent)
(11) M.Tech. (Pharm.) Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology)
Eligibility: B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Life Sciences)
(12) M.Pharm. Pharmacy Practice
Eligibility: B. Pharm.
(13) M.S. (Pharm.) Pharmacoinformatics
Eligibility: B.Pharm./M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry)/M.Sc./B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)/M.Sc. (Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Microbiology)
(2) Eligibility - (B) M.B.A. (Pharm.)
M.B.A.(Pharm.) Pharmaceutical Management
Eligibility for Application:
B.Pharm./B.Tech.(Chemical Engg. or equivalent)/ M.Sc. (Chemical / Life Sciences)
Candidates should have 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 GATE/NET qualification. Percentage of marks or CGPA shall be calculated taking the aggregate scored by the candidate in all years or as per the norms of the concerned university/Institute. A limited number of seats are available for officially sponsored candidates from the Govt. Department /P.S.U./R&D organisation with minimum of 2 years experience. Valid GATE/NET score 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/NRI Sponsored candidates (in case of M.B.A (Pharm.); (iv) Sponsored candidates from Public/Private Sector undertakings, Govt. Departments and Research and Development Organizations.
1.Details of eligibility, qualifications, availability of programmes, admission procedure and other relevant information are available in the Information Brochure and also in the Institute’s website www.niper.gov.in/niperjee2008.html. Reservation of seats for SC/ST/PH and Kashmiri Migrants candidates will be as per Government of India norms.
2.Candidates appearing for final qualifying examinations can also apply but they must produce final result on the day of Counselling/Interview/GD failing which their candidature shall be rejected.
3.Information Brochure cum Application form can be obtained in person or by post from the office of the Organizing Chairperson, NIPER-JEE 2008 on submission of non refundable Bank Draft of Rs. 1000/-(Rs.500/- for SC/ST) payable at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)/Chandigarh in favour of “NIPER-JEE 2008” along with two duly typed self-addressed Slips (10 cms X 6 cms). Indian nationals residing abroad and foreign nationals have to remit US$100 by bank draft payable to “NIPER-JEE 2008”. Payment by cheque/postal order will not be accepted. Candidates desirous of obtaining information brochure by post should clearly mention the name of the programme in the application and on the top of the envelope carrying the request letter.
4.The candidates will have to make their own arrangement for travel and boarding for attending test/GD/Interview/Counselling.
5.Filled in applications should be sent to Organising Chairperson, NIPER-JEE 2008, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER), Sector 67, S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali), Punjab, 160062, so as to reach him on or before 28th April 2008. The Institute will not be responsible for any loss or postal delay. Applications received after the due date will not be considered. No correspondence/ inquiry will be entertained in this regard.
6.A common written test for all disciplines of the Masters programme will be held on Sunday, the 8th June, 2008 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna and Pune. The centres may be altered if sufficient number of candidates do not register for a particular centre.
Important dates to remember
(1) Admission notification will be displayed in prominent newspapers and on the official website of the Institute www.niper.gov.in/niperjee2008.html on
8th March 2008
(2) Starting date for issue of Information Brochure
10th March 2008
(3) Last date for issue of Information Brochure by post
15th April 2008
(4) Last date for issue of Information Brochure in person from the Office of Organizing Chairperson, NIPER-JEE 2008, NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar
28st April 2008
(5) Last date for receipt of completed applications in the office of Organizing Chairperson, NIPER-JEE 2008, NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar
28th April 2008
(6) Written test
8th June 2008
(7) Declaration of result of written test
16th June 08
(8) First counseling
15th July 08
(9) Group discussion and Interview for M.B.A.
16th–17th July 08
(10) Declaration of the list of M.B.A. candidates
18th July 08
(11) Admission of M.B.A. candidates
18th July 08
(12) Second & final counseling for all Masters programme and admission for M.B.A. for any vacant seats
1st August 08
For More Details Visit: www.niper.gov.in