National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) Admission to Ph.D Programmes

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National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

Name of Institute / University
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

Courses Offered
Medicinal Chemistry

Natural Products

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Pharmacology & Toxicology




Pharmaceutical Technology

Medicinal Chemistry: M.S.(Pharm.) [Medicinal Chemistry/ Natural Products];M.Pharm.(Pharmaceutical Chemistry); M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)

Natural Products: M.S.(Pharm.) [Natural Products/ Medicinal Chemistry/ Traditional Medicine]; M.Pharm. [Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Pharmacognosy];M.Tech.(Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)

Pharmaceutical Analysis: M.S.(Pharm.) (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Sc. (Organic/ Analytical Chemistry)

Pharmacology & Toxicology: M.S.(Pharm.) [Pharmacology & Toxicology/ Biotechnology/Regulatory Toxicology]; M.Pharm. (Pharmacology); M.Sc. [Pharmacology/Toxicology/ Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Medical Biotechnology/ Microbiology]; M.D. (Pharmacology); M.V.Sc. [Pharmacology/Pathology/ Biotechnology]

Pharmaceutics: M.S.(Pharm.) (Pharmaceutics/ Biotechnology/ Pharmacology); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics/ Formulations); M.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Chemical Engineering)

Biotechnology M.S.(Pharm.) or M.Pharm. or M.Tech. (Pharm.) [Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Natural Products/ Pharmacology & Toxicology/ Formulation/ Biotechnology/ Pharmaceutics/ Pharmacoinformatics]; M.E. or M.Tech. [Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/Computational Sciences]; M.Sc. in Biological Sciences [Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Physiology/ Life Sciences] M.Sc. [Organic Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Computational Sciences]; M.V.Sc.; MCA

Pharmacoinformatics M.S.(Pharm.) or M. Pharm. or M. Tech. (Pharm.) [Pharmacoinformatics/Medicinal Chemistry/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Natural Products/Biotechnology]; M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Tech.(Bioinformatics); M.Sc. [Organic/ Physical/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Bioinformatics]

Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology) M.S.(Pharm.); M.Pharm.;M.Sc.(Life Sciences);M.Tech.(Pharm.) (Biotechnology)

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 should also have qualified GPAT/GATE/NET. 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 etc.

5% of seats in all programmes are available for candidates sponsored by Public/ Private sector undertakings, Govt. Departments/ R&D organisations with minimum of 2 years experience. GPAT/GATE/NET is an essential qualification for all disciplines except for the following category of candidates:-

Candidates holding M.V.Sc. / M.D. degree

Foreign nationals

Sponsored candidates from Public/Private Sector undertakings, Government Departments and Research and Development Organizations.

Candidates appearing for final qualifying examinations (including NET-JRF) can also apply but they must produce final result on the day of Interview failing which their candidature shall be rejected.

How To Apply
Candidate shall fill the registration form online by registering on as per “steps for online registration” given in this notification and on the website.

The process of online registration shall commence on 29th April 2010 and will continue till 13thMay 2010. Candidate shall take printout of the registration slip, paste a coloured passport size photograph at the space provided for the purpose, put signatures at the end of the application form and attach following:

i) a non refundable Bank Draft of Rs. 1000/-(Rs.500/- for SC/ST) payable at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)/Chandigarh in favour of “Director, NIPER”.

ii) copy of the award letter (if any) pertaining to NET-JRF of CSIR/ DBT/ UGC/ ICMR etc.

iii)Sponsorship certificate for industry/government sponsored candidates (format given at Annexure-2 in information brochure). Indian nationals residing abroad and foreign nationals have to remit US$100 by Bank Draft payable to “Director, NIPER”. Payment by Cheque/Postal Order will not be accepted.

Registration slip with attachments should be sent to Registrar, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER), Sector 67, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Punjab, 160062 on or before the last date.

Contact Details
Sector-67, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Punjab 160062

Last date for receipt of form
13 May 2010

Entrance Date
13 June 2010

Test Centers
Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai

Based on the performance in the written test, list of candidates to be called for interview will be displayed on the institute website on 16th June 2010.

Interview will be held on Monday, the 5th July, 2010 at NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar

Date of commencement of online registration: 29th April 2010

Last date for registration online: 13th May 2010

Last date for receipt of completed and signed print out of Registration slip: 21st May 2010

Probable date for receiving admit card by email: 31st May 2010

Declaration of written test result ( ): 16h June 2010

Interview: 5th July 2010

Declaration of list of selected candidates: 6th July 2010

Admission of selected candidates: 6th July 2010

Admission of wait listed candidates: 7th July 2010

Orientation & Commencement of semester: 2nd August 2010.

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