NIPER 2018 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level

NIPER JEE is an all India level entrance examination, which is conducted by National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research. Candidates need to take this Joint Entrance Exam (NIPER JEE 2018) to take admission to master and doctoral level courses in Pharmacy. In India, a large number of institutes accept NIPER JEE score to give admission in different postgraduate programs like MS (Pharm), M.Pharm, M.Tech (Pharm) and MBA (Pharm).

There is a common entrance exam for all the programmes, which is conducted in various cities across India. While the admission to M.S. Pharm, M.Tech Pharm and M.Pharm programmes are based only on the entrance exams, the admission to MBA (Pharm) is based on a Written Test followed by a Personal Interview and Group Discussion.

NIPER JEE 2018 Important Dates

To ensure that candidates don’t miss any important event like online application form filling dates, admit card releasing date, examination and result, candidates should regularly check NIPER JEE 2018 calendar.

Official notification of NIPER JEE 2018 will be released by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research in the fourth week of April 2018. Given below is the tentative NIPER JEE 2018 Schedule.

NIPER JEE 2018 Calendar


Dates (Tentative)

Online registration starting

4th week of April 2018

Last date of online registration

2nd week of May 2018

Last date to submit fee

3rd week of May 2018

Last date of receipt of filled registration slips in NIPER-Hyderabad

4th week of May 2018

Admit card issue

1st week of June 2018

NIPER JEE 2018 Exam date

2nd week of June 2018

NIPER JEE 2018 Result Announcement

1st week of July 2018

Interview and GD at NIPER-Hyderabad

3rd week of July 2018

NIPER Joint Counselling

4th week of July 2018

NIPER Result Declared

NIPER JEE-2017 Result for Masters for Science

NIPER JEE-2017 Result for MBA

Instructions for Payment of Fees and Schedule for Interview

NIPER JEE-2017 Result for Ph.D


NIPER 2018 Eligibility Criteria

It is essential for every candidate to first check NIPER JEE 2018 eligibility criteria. The candidate should apply only when they meet all the conditions given in the advertisement. Here you can check NIPER JEE 2018 eligibility criteria and can proceed with the application form. 



Offering NIPER


M.S. (Pharm.)


Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Hajipur and S.A.S.Nagar

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


Clinical Research

S.A.S. Nagar

B. Pharm

M.S. (Pharm.)

Medicinal Chemistry

Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Raebareli, S.A.S. Nagar

B.Pharm.; M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry


Medical Devices



M.S. (Pharm.)

Natural Products

Ahmedabad, Kolkata, S.A.S.Nagar

B.Pharm., M.Sc. Organic  Chemistry)


Pharmaceutical Analysis

Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, S.A.S.Nagar

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

M.Tech. (Pharm.)

Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology)

S.A.S. Nagar

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


Pharmaceutical Technology (Formulations)

S.A.S. Nagar


M.Tech. (Pharm.)

Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry)

Hyderabad, S.A.S. Nagar

B.Pharm.; M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry); B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) or equivalent

M.S. (Pharm.)


Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Raebareli, S.A.S. Nagar


M.S. (Pharm.)


Hajipur, Kolkata, S.A.S. Nagar

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

M.S. (Pharm.)


Pharmacology and Toxicology

Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Raebareli, S.A.S. Nagar

B.Pharm.; B.V.Sc.;  M.B.B.S.


Pharmacy Practice

Guwahati, Hajipur, S.A.S. Nagar

B. Pharm

M.S. (Pharm.)

Regulatory Toxicology

Hyderabad, S.A.S. Nagar

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

M.S. (Pharm.)

Traditional Medicine

S.A.S. Nagar

B.Pharm; B.A.M.S.; M.Sc. (Botany)


Pharmaceutical Management

Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar

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



NIPER 2018 Application Details

NIPER JEE 2018 application process will start in the fourth week of April 2018. Registration process for NIPER JEE is open both in online as well as offline mode.

NIPER JEE 2018 Application Process:

·         Applicants willing to register for NIPER examination are required to visit the official website of NIPER i.e. to get the online application form.

·         Fill in all the details mentioned in the form and click on the "Submit" button.

·         After submitting all the information, make a payment of NIPER registration fee by using Debit/ Credit Card, e-challan or Net Banking.

·         Once the application form is submitted successfully, the candidate is required to send the hard copy of the filled-in application form to NIPER Mohali Campus.

(Note: The applicant is strongly advised to keep a copy of the filled-in application form for future reference.)

Offline Mode

Candidates can also fill NIPER JEE 2018 application form in offline mode. They first need to get the application form via post by sending a Demand Draft (DD) of given amount along with the “Request Application”.

After filing the application form, candidates need to send the copy at below address:

“The Chairman,

NIPER JEE – Master,

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER),

Hyderabad, Telangana State – 500037”

Application fees detail

Candidates applying for NIPER JEE 2018 need to pay the application fee to complete the registration process. They will be allowed to pay the fee through e-challan, debit/credit card, and net banking.

NIPER JEE 2018 Application Fee




Option-1: M.S. (Pharm.)/ M.Pharm./M.Tech. (Pharm.)


Rs. 750/-


Rs. 1500/-

Option-2: M.B.A. (Pharm.)


Rs. 750/-


Rs. 1500/-

Option-3: M.S. (Pharm.)/ M.B.A. (Pharm.)/ M.Pharm. and M.Tech. (Pharm.)


Rs. 1000/-


Rs. 2000/-


Exam Pattern

NIPER Exam Pattern

NIPER JEE 2018 will be a Pen & Paper based test that will cover basic concepts from Pharmaceutical. There will be a common entrance paper for M.Pharm branches and MBA. There will be 200 questions in the exam which candidates need to answer in 120 minutes. There will be a penalty of 25% marks for each wrong answer.

NIPER JEE 2018 Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination




Paper Type


Number of Questions

Total 200 questions will be asked in the exam

Duration of Exam

120 Minutes

Negative Marking

25% of the marks assigned to the question


NIPER 2018 Counselling/Interview

The admission to M.S. (Pharm), M.Pharm and M.Tech (Pharm) programs will be made through counselling, while admission to M.B.A. (Pharm) program (in NIPER, Hyderabad and S.A.S. Nagar) will be based on the combined merit prepared on the basis of student’s performance in written test, group discussion and interview. The weightage is given for written test and GD+PI will be in the proportion of 85:15.

Documents to be carried during counseling:                           

·         Class X&XII-mark sheet

·         Mark sheets of all semesters/years of qualifying exam

·         Valid GATE/GPAT/NET Score Card (if applicable)

·         NIPER JEE 2018 Admit Card

·         Reservation Certificate

·         Medical Certificate

NIPER 2018 Exam Centres

NIPER Exam Centres 2017














 New Delhi




NIPER 2018 Contact Details

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)

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

Phone: 91-172-2214682-87, Fax: 91-172-2214692