“Pharmacy is the branch of health sciences that deals with the development and dispensing of drugs. Its aim is to assure the safe and productive use of pharmaceutical drugs”
Nowadays, pharmacy courses have turned out to be the prime choices of applicants across the nation. There are innumerable institutions/organizations that offer D.Pharma, M.Pharma, B.Pharma, and other courses in this field. With the advancement in this field, the applicants also get options to choose specializations at the PG and doctoral level courses desirable.
This field is quite colossal that candidates can pick any of the specializations like Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, etc. It is obligatory for the candidates to qualify the national, state or university level examinations which are organized by the particular authorities. Pharmacy is one of the traditional fields among the students. Knowledge in pharmacy differs from country to country. In India, the academic programs in the field of pharmacy start from diploma level to doctoral level.
In this article, we will be listing out all the prominent pharmacy entrance exams every aspirant must consider giving if they want to join a reputable institute and make a career in the field of pharmacy.
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is a national level entrance exam which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). This test is a pylon for admission into the Master’s (M.Pharm) programmes. The score of GPAT is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University. The GPAT examination will be conducted in January through online mode (computer-based).
Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET 2019) is a national level entrance exam conducted for offering admission into various UG & PG courses. It is a gateway to grab admission in Engineering, Pharmacy, Applied Sciences, and many other courses. Candidates get admission in the various affiliated institutions of the university, through this exam.
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) is a state-level exam regulated by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). The application form of UPSEE will be released in January 2019. The examination is organized to provide admissions into various courses in the field of pharmacy, engineering, and many other courses. Through UPSEE exam, candidates can secure admission in about 841 institutions/ colleges affiliated to AKTU along with other universities in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Around 93 colleges in Ghaziabad and 75 colleges in Gautam Budh Nagar are affiliated to AKTU.
Joint Entrance Examination Council of UP (JEECUP) is a state level Polytechnic entrance examination also called UP Polytechnic examination. This examination is a gateway for those students willing for admissions into a diploma, post diploma & PG diploma programmes in the pharmacy, engineering, technology, and other fields.This year, JEECUP 2019 is conducted in an offline mode scheduled for April 28, 2019.
Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) is a state level examination organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada for the aspirants of Andhra Pradesh. The exam is organized for admissions into the pharmacy, engineering, agriculture, and other courses. AP EAMCET 2019 will be held in the month of April in two sessions.
Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance test systematized by the Andhra Pradesh state board of Technical Education and Training. Students can get admissions into various polytechnic courses offered by different colleges in Andhra Pradesh state, through this examination. AP Polycet 2019 will be held in April 27, 2019, in offline mode.
Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2019) is a state level exam regulated by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada. Candidates seeking admissions into postgraduate pharmacy courses (M.Pharma) and other courses in Andhra Pradesh state may appear for this test. The exam will be held in offline mode i.e.- pen and paper-based examination.
Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET) is a state level entrance exam organized by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur. The authority conducts the examination in May 2019. Through this examination, aspirants can get admissions into the second year of B.Pharma and B.Tech programmes.
Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture, & Medical Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) is a state-level exam regulated by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad in favour of TSCHE. The application form for the same will be out in the month of March 2019. This entrance exam is organized to provide admission into UG professional courses in the field of pharmacy, engineering, etc.
TS Polycet also named as Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance exam conducted by the Telangana State Board of Technical Education. The exam is held for the aspirants those who wish to get admission in various polytechnic courses (Diploma in Pharmacy) of Telangana state. Candidates seeking admission can fill the application form from March 2019.
Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test TS PGECET is a state level examination regulated by Osmania University on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). The examination will be organized in May 2019. This exam is organized for admission to the first year postgraduate courses in pharmacy, engineering and many other fields.
JNTU, Hyderabad conducts the Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS ECET) examination for providing admissions into lateral entry in B.Pharma and B.Tech programmes. The exam was organized in May 2019. Various colleges and institutions of Telangana give admissions on the basis of TS ECET scores.
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH CET) is a common state level entrance test conducted in the state of Maharashtra every year to provide admissions to the aspirants in health science degree, engineering, technology, and pharmacy courses. The exam will be organized in the month of May 2019. In Maharashtra, several colleges and institutions of Maharashtra consider the MH CET qualifying marks for granting admission into the pharmacy programs.
The Assam Polytechnic (PAT) is the state level examination regulated for the students of Assam. The PAT exam is organized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) in May 2019. The exam is held for those candidates who want to avail admission in various polytechnic courses offered by the different colleges of the Assam state.
Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) is a state level entrance examination regulated by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). The test is going to be held in the month of April 2019. By qualifying the exam, students will be able to enrol admissions into UG courses in the discipline of engineering, pharmacy, and agriculture of the colleges located in the Bihar state.
The Bihar Polytechnic also named as Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination. It is a state level entrance exam conducted by the BCECE Board. The application form of this exam will be available from May 2019 on its official website. The aspiring candidates willing to enroll admissions in various polytechnic courses in the state of Bihar state can appear for this examination.
The Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) is regulated by Directorate of Technical Education, Government. After qualifying the exam, candidates get eligible for admissions into various pharmacy, architecture and other courses. The application form for the exam will be released through both online and offline mode. The authority will organize the GCET exam in May 2019.
Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) also named as Karnataka CET is a state-level exam organized by the Karnataka Examination Authority. It is a yearly exam that is held in the month of April 2019. This examination is regulated for providing admission to students in pharmacy, engineering and architecture courses.
The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) conducts the Karnataka Polytechnic exam in the state of Karnataka every year. The application form of this exam will be published in the month of May 2019. It is a state level polytechnic exam which is administered to provide admissions in various diploma programmes of various institutions/colleges of Karnataka state.
The Uttarakhand Technical University (UTU) organizes the Uttarakhand State Entrance Exam (UKSEE) in the state of Uttarakhand. By qualifying the UPSEE examination, students will be able to seek admissions in various courses like B.Pharma, M.Pharma, and other courses. The examination will be administered in the month of May 2019. This exam is also held for offering admissions into a lateral entres of B.Pharma programmes.
Uttarakhand Polytechnic (JEEP) is a state level entrance examination conducted by the Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education Roorkee (UBTER). This examination acts as a gateway for providing admission to the candidates in various diploma courses in various fields of engineering, pharmacy, fashion designing, and several others. The application form of Uttarakhand Polytechnic (JEEP) will be issued via offline mode.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board directs the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) every year. It is a state level entrance test which is organized in order to provide admissions in various undergraduate engineering, architecture & pharmacy programmes. The application forms of the exam are available in an online mode and will be released in the month of December 2018.
The Punjab Technical University (PTU) is located at Kapurthala, Punjab which offers various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the disciplines of engineering, pharmacy, architecture, and many other programmes. The advertisements for admissions in this university will be released in the month of May 2019. Admissions are given on the basis of the merit list of the entrance examination or qualifying examination (as applicable).
The Punjab Joint Entrance Test (Punjab JET 2019) is the procedure of polytechnic admission procedure which is regulated to offer admissions for Punjab candidates. There is no state level examination which is conducted for providing admissions in polytechnic courses. The application forms will be released in the month of May 2019 and admissions will be given on the basis of merit list of the qualifying examination.
Delhi CET is also referred to as Delhi Polytechnic entrance exam which is a state level examination organized by the Department of Training and Technical Education, Delhi. The examination for the same exam will be organized in the month of May 2019. This exam provides opportunities to those students who wish to seek admissions in the polytechnic courses offered by the various institutions of Delhi.
Haryana State Technical Education Society (HSTES) conducts the Haryana DET admission process every year. There will be no entrance exam conducted for giving admissions into the polytechnic courses. The application forms of Haryana DET 2019 will be published in the month of May 2019. Candidates can apply for seeking admissions on the basis of Inter-Se-Merit of the qualifying exam.
The Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Entrance Test (HP PAT) is a state level polytechnic entrance exam regulated by the Himachal Pradesh Technical Education Board (HPTEB). It is a yearly examination which is administered for providing admissions in the polytechnic courses offered by the government or private polytechnic colleges of Himachal Pradesh state. The exam will be held in the month of May 2019.
DET Odisha 2019 is the state level admission procedure which is administered by the Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha. For the aspirants admitting in the first year and second year diploma in the field of pharmacy engineering, and other courses no entrance test is conducted. Admissions are done on the basis of merit of the qualifying exam.
Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) is a state level entrance test which is organised by the by the state government. The examination will be organized in the month of May 2019. The exam is conducted to provide admission into the pharmacy, management and other courses that are offered by private and governmental institutions of Odisha.
KEAM 2019 is a state level exam which is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala, to provide admissions into the Undergraduate Engineering programs that are offered by various government and private colleges of the state. This exam is conducted to provide admissions in different courses in the field of pharmacy, engineering and many others. KEAM exam will be scheduled in the month of April 2019. Candidates can register for this exam either through online or through offline mode.
Central Admission Committee (CENTAC) is formed to fill the professional degree seats in the colleges that comes under the UT of Puducherry. The admission procedure is managed by the Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Government of Puducherry. Through the admission process, candidates can get admission in the engineering and various medical courses.. There is no entrance test conducted to provide admissions. Admission is done on the basis of the qualifying examination.
Chhattisgarh Pre Pharmacy Test (CG PPHT 2019) is a state level exam organized for the pharmacy aspirants. After qualifying this exam , applicants can get admission in B.Pharm and D.Pharma courses. There are numerous government and private institutions Chhattisgarh state consider the CG PPHT Score to provide admission
Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET 2019) is a state level entrance test regulated by Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB). The GUJCET exam will be held in the month of April 2019. The exam is held for admission to engineering and degree/diploma pharmacy courses in various institutions of Gujarat state.
Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is a state level examination regulated by Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. The online application form for BITSAT 2019 will be available from December. Qualifying this exam , candidates can get admission in various UG and PG programmes like B.Pharma, B.Tech, and M.Sc courses.
Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University Common Entrance Test (BVP CET) is a university-level examination conducted by the Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University. The exam is organised separately for admissions in various courses in the field of pharmacy, medical, management ,engineering, nursing, etc. As per the courses, the exams will be held on different sessions and different dates.
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) isd organised/regulated by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University . It is a university level examination organized for admission in various UG & PG courses provided by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University and its other campuses. The authority will conduct the exam in April 2019. Candidates can fill the application from December 2018.
Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) is a university level test which is managed by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The university administrates the exams to enroll admissions in different UG and PG courses in the field of pharmacy, engineering, management, law and others. The exam is conducted through offline mode.
Delhi University provides different Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes in the field of engineering, commerce, law, and many others. DU also offers admissions in Diploma in Pharmacy programme. The application will be discharged through online mode. The applicants are selected for admission on the basis of entrance exam or merit list of the qualifying examination.
PUCET (Punjab University Common Entrance Test) is a University level entrance exam managed by the Punjab University. Students can get admission in B.Pharma & other courses. The application form will be released in an online mode in the third week of March 2019.
NMIMS NPAT 2019 NMIMS Programs After Twelfth is conducted by the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. Through this entrance, exam candidates can enrol admission in the Undergraduate and Integrated degree programmes. If the applicants qualify this exam the candidates get admission in schools of NMIMS at Mumbai, Bengaluru, Shirpur, Indore and Navi Mumbai campuses. The courses offered in the field of Management, Pharmacy, Architecture, Engineering, Commerce, Economics, Science, Liberal Arts, Law, Design, Aviation, etc.