National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Kolkata Admission 2020: Courses, Fees, Eligibility Criteria

Kolkata, West Bengal PCI Estd 2007 Government Ranked 33 For Pharmacy By NIRF 2021 +1 more
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NIPER Kolkata Quick Updates

June 26: NIPER-JEE 2020 to be conducted on July 25, 2020. Check Here

June 6: Registration Deadline for NIPER Entrance Exam is June 25. Apply Now

April 14: NIPER JEE Exam Registration for Ph.D Admission has begun. Last Date to Apply is May 15. Check Here

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Kolkata offers a full time MS in Pharm program. There are around 5 specializations that are offered. Admission is entrance based either national level or the one conducted by NIPER Kolkata.

Some more details have been elaborated below:

  • For admission to MS in Pharm, Bachelor’s degree in relevant specializations from recognized universities.
  • Candidates must have qualified GATE / NET / GPAT for admission. Or NIPER JEE if not the national level exams.
  • Admission is finally given based on the performance in the interview, conducted by NIPER Ahmedabad.

NIPER Kolkata was established in 2007, and is accredited by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). It is a public institute and has been ranked #27 in India by NIRF for Pharmacy in 2020.

More than 50 prestigious companies visit the campus annually for taking part in campus recruitment drives.

NIPER Kolkata Admission Highlights 2020

Institute NIPER Kolkata
Type  Public
Accredited by PCI
Courses offered MS in Pharm
Admission Criteria Entrance Based
Application mode Online & Offline

Important Dates

NIPER RegistrationApr 1, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020
NIPER ExamJul 25, 2020

NIPER Kolkata M.S (Pharm) Admission 2020

The institute offers a Master of Surgery in Pharmacology (M.S Pharm). It is offered in full time regular mode with various specializations.

Course M.S Pharm
Duration 2 years
Type Full time
Specializations 5
Basic Eligibility Criteria Graduation
Selection Process Entrance Based

The number of seats offered under M.S (Pharm) :

  • Medicinal Chemistry - 20 seats
  • Natural Products - 07 seats
  • Pharmacoinformatics - 05 seats
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology - 20 seats
  • Pharmaceutics - 11 seats

Eligibility Criteria

  • Medicinal Chemistry & Natural Products – Candidates must have completed B.Pharm OR M.Sc (Organic Chemistry).
  • Pharmacoinformatics - Candidates must have completed B. Pharm OR M.Sc. (Organic /Physical/Pharmaceutical Chemistry) OR M.Sc./B.Tech. (Bioinformatics) OR M.Sc. (Biochemistry /Biotechnology /Molecular Biology /Microbiology).
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology - Candidates must have completed B.Pharm OR B.V.Sc OR M.B.B.S
  • The candidates must have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or CGPA of 6.75 out of scale of 10 (General candidates), 55% aggregate or CGPA 6.25 out of 10 (SC/ST) and 50% aggregate or CGPA of 5.75 out of 10 (Physically Handicapped) from the recognized University.

Selection Criteria

  • Admission is done on the basis of marks obtained in graduation and scores obtained in NIPER JEE.
  • The candidates are shortlisted and will have to appear for counseling and personal interview.
  • Candidates must have obtained a valid score in GATE/ NET or GPAT except for Foreign nationals, sponsored candidates from Government Departments, R & D organizations, Public Sector Undertakings/Reputed Pharmaceutical Enterprises.

NIPER Kolkata Application Process

  • Visit the official website of NIPER Ahmedabad institute for the examination
  • To register yourself, click on “NIPER JEE Apply Now”.
  • To create an account, Click on “Register Now”.
  • A username and password will be generated on your email.
  • Click on “Candidate Login” to complete the application process and fill up the registration form according to the instructions.
  • Pay the Registration Fee Online which is INR 3000 General/OBC/PH Candidates and INR 1500 for SC/ST candidates.
  • Keep the print out of the completed registration form for future reference.

Documents Required

  • Application Form Printout of NIPER JEE 2020 (2 Copies)
  • Marksheet of Class X (as a proof of age and correct name)
  • Marksheets of all semesters years of qualifying degree.
  • Admit Card of NIPER online test.
  • Migration Certificate
  • Caste certificate & Certificate of disability, if applicable.
  • Medical Certificate
  • Affidavit certificate against ragging
  • Sponsorship certificate
  • Adhar Card
  •  Undertaking of the candidate to be given by the parents

Note: All the documents (Except Migration) required to be submitted should be self attested by the candidates.


Ques. Who are the top recruiters of the institute ?

Ans. Some of the top recruiters of the institute are Cognizant, Lupin, Biocon, Coromandel International Limited, Piramal, Matrix Labs, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Zydus Cadila Limited, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Phyto Life Science,Emami and many more.

Ques. Does the institute offer hostel facilities ?

Ans. The institute offers separate hostel accomodation for both girls and boys. The hostels are provided on a sharing basis and have all the modern amenities like guest room, Recreational Room, open courtyard, mess, Sports & Games. The hostels are housed with a cafeteria that provides good quality, hygienic food.

Ques. What are the career prospects after completing a pharmacy degree ?

Ans. The candidates can find jobs in public as well as private sectors, healthcare, bio-medical, clinical research, supply and distribution of medicine, Defense services, Research colleges / Universities, Hospitals, Private clinics, Analytical chemist and such.

Ques. What are the facilities provided by the college?

Ans. The campus has a lush green and friendly environment with well equipped library, large auditorium, laboratories, well maintained playgrounds and sports complex, cafeteria and medical facilities. All class rooms, auditorium, seminar rooms are equipped with Projector, video conference facility etc for establishing a learning environment.

Ques. How are the placement facilities of the college ?

Ans. The institute invites various reputed companies for recruitment of the students. The placement cell trains the students every year for various rounds of interviews. The students are provided hands on training in labs.

NIPER, Kolkata Fees & Eligibility

MBA1.65 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.S62,044 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.Pharm62,044 (1st Year Fees) B.Pharm.
M.Tech62,044 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.Pharm, M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy, M.Sc, ME/M.Tech, Admission Link
M.Pharm, Admission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy, Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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NIPER JEE 2020: Result for Masters and Ph.D. Courses Announced; Check
October 01, 2020
NIPER JEE 2020: Result for Masters and Ph.D. Courses Announced; Check

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Ahmedabad has declared the result for NIPER Joint Entrance Examination 2020 on September 30, 2020. The result is released in the form of a merit list. NIPER JEE 2020 is conducted for admission in Doctoral degree course

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