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Andhra B.Pharma Admission 2021: Dates, Web Options, Counselling Process, Seat Allotment

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: February 16, 2021

The admission process for the B.Pharm course in Andhra Pradesh is conducted by JNT University Kakinada. Candidates have to qualify for AP EAMCET to proceed in the selection process. Read in detail below. 

AP B.Pharm Admissions

B. Pharm admissions in Andhra Pradesh is done on the basis of merit in the entrance test followed by counselling. JNT University Kakinada is responsible for conducting the AP EAMCET entrance test. Apart from B.Pharm admissions, B.Tech/ B.Sc admissions in AP are also done on the basis of the AP EAMCET score. Intermediate 2nd-year students who are planning to take up B.Pharm admissions in AP must appear for the AP EAMCET entrance test. 

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Important Dates 2021

If you are looking forward to B.Pharm admission in Andhra Pradesh then you must be familiar with the important dates. The schedule is as follows:

Important EventImportant Date 
Applications BeginTBA
Applications CloseTBA
Release of Official Notification for AP B.Pharm CounsellingTBA
Online registration for AP B.Pharm Counselling 2021TBA
Certificate verificationTBA
Round 1 Choice FillingTBA
First-round seat allotmentTBA
AP B.Pharm Second Round Counselling 2021TBA

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2021

One of the most important parts of the admission process is the eligibility. Check out the detailed eligibility for Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm admission 2021 here:

Basic Eligibility: Candidate should be of Indian Nationality/ PIO/ OCI Card Holders and must belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana. Also, a candidate should qualify either Local/ Non- Local status requirements. Candidates who migrated from Telangana to AP in 2014 must produce a local status certificate.

AP. Govt Local Status Certificate

Educational Requirement: To be eligible for B.Pharm admission in AP candidate must have passed Intermediate or are in the final year of intermediate (10+2 pattern) with Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics/ Biology as mandatory subjects. MPC and Bi.PC candidates are eligible for B.Pharm admissions.


Candidate should have passed or are in the final year of the Diploma examination in Engineering conducted by the AP/ Telangana State Board of Education and Training or any other equivalent State Board of Technical Education.

Age Requirement: To secure B.Pharmadmission in Andhra Pradesh, the candidates must have completed 16 years of age as of December 31 of the year of admission. However, there is no upper age limit for B.Pharm admissions in AP.

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Admission Procedure 2021

For admission to the B.Pharm course in Andhra Pradesh candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks. More information regarding Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm admission procedure 2021 can be checked below:

Qualifying Marks for AP B.Pharm Admission 2021The qualifying marks for AP B.Pharm admission for General Category candidates is 25% in the entrance test. Whereas for SC/ST candidates there are no qualifying marks as such. To be eligible for AP B.Pharm admissions these candidates must secure a non zero score in the AP EAMCET entrance test.
AP B.Pharm Ranking ProcedureFor the Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm, ranking procedure candidate must have a valid rank in AP EAMCET. The ranking will be done on the basis of normalised marks. In the normalised process, 75% weightage is given to entrance test (EAMCET score) and the remaining 25% is given to marks in 2nd year intermediate. This rank is considered valid for admission to the B.Pharm course in AP.
Preparation of AP B.Pharm Merit ListThe preparation of the AP B.Pharm merit list will include the name of all the candidates who have qualified for the AP EAMCET. While preparing the AP B.Pharm merit list 2021 both the normalised score and rank will be taken into account.

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Tie Breaking Policy 2021

In case more than one student score the same combined score, the admission authority will follow the tie-breaking policy given below for B.Pharm admission in Andhra Pradesh.

  • The total score of the candidate in AP EAMCET
  • The total score of the candidate in Physics at Intermediate level
  • The total score of the candidate in Mathematics at Intermediate level
  • Average marks scored by the candidate in the intermediate public exams
  • However, if the tie still persists, the older candidate will be given preference over the younger for B.Pharm admission in AP.

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Selection Process 2021

The selection of the candidate to B.Pharm course in AP is done on the basis of rank and normalised score secured by the candidate in the AP EAMCET. However, the reservation policies will be applicable for the reserved category candidates for AP B.Pharm Admissions 2021 and will be applicable in the selection process. The selection is on the basis of merit as mentioned in the admission process.

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Counselling Process 2021

The detailed counselling process for Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm admission for the 2021 academic year is given below. The AP B.Pharm counselling process is centralised and has three main steps. The counselling process usually starts in the first week of June. Details pertaining to the counselling process are as follows:

Payment of Counselling (CAP) Processing Fee

The first step in the AP B.Pharm counselling process is the payment of CAP- Counselling Processing Fee. The CAP fee for OC/BC candidates is Rs.1200 and for SC/ST candidates it is Rs.600. The fees can be paid in the following ways:

  • Visit the official website of AP EAMCET and a separate website will appear for the counselling process
  • Click on- Processing Fee Payment and enter your AP EAMCET Hall Ticket Number and Rank
  • Enter the Captcha and click on pay fee online
  • You will be directed to the payment gateway.
  • Pay the counselling fee using credit card/ debit card/ internet banking
  • Once the candidate has successfully paid the counselling fee, they will receive an SMS. SMS is an important piece of information for document verification.

Document Verification Process

The usual document verification process for AP B.Pharm admission is that the admission authority will verify the data of the candidates through the data obtained from various government departments. These candidates will receive the Registration ID and Login ID for option entry. However, the candidate who does not receive the Registration and Login ID will have to go to Helpline Centre for document verification. The document verification process at the Helpline Centre is as follows:

Exercising Options

Once the candidate has paid the counselling fees and certificate verification, the candidate will receive Registration ID via SMS. The next is to register for the same. After the successful registration one can exercise the options for the counselling. Exercising options is the end of AP B.Pharm counselling and the next is the selection process.

Andhra Pradesh B.Pharm Seat Allotment Process 2021

Seat Allotment Process is a crucial process when it comes to admission. Therefore, it is advised that the students carefully go through the same to understand the entire process. B.Pharm seat allotment in Andhra Pradesh is given below:

  • The allotment of seats to the eligible candidates for B.Pharm admissions will be based on the options mentioned by the candidates in the entry form.
  • All the options given by the candidates will be taken into account until an option or seat is allotted.
  • The seat allotment for B.Pharm admission in AP is based on the option numbers exercised by the candidates in the option entry form.
  • In case a candidate does not get as per their preference, they can wait for the second round of counselling for B.Pharm.
  • B. Pharm candidates who are satisfied with the seat allotment must accept the same and download the seat allotment letter and should report to the allotted college for admission confirmation.
  • The admission of the candidate will be only confirmed once they have paid the first-year fee.

AP B.Pharm Admission Reservation Policy 2021

The B.Pharma admission reservation policy of AP is as per the reservation policies of the state government. Candidates who are belonging to reserved candidates will have a specific number of seats reserved for them under the admission reservation policy. However, equal representation is given to General Category as well as Reserved Category candidates during CAP.

Top B.Pharm Colleges in AP 2021

There are 148 B.Pharm Colleges in Andhra Pradesh and some of the top B.Pharm colleges are listed below. If you want to apply to any of these colleges, fill out our Common Application Form and our expert counsellors will get back to you with assistance soon. 


Name of the College


Approximate Annual Fees


KL University


Rs 1,50,000/-


Sri Vani Educational Society Group of Institutions


Rs 50,500/-


Narasaraopeta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Rs 50,000/-


GITAM University


Rs 2,00,000/-


Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research


Rs 1,30,000/-


AU College of Pharmaceutical Sciences




Sankar Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Rs 45,000/-


KVSR Siddhartha College of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Rs 1,10,000/-


Bapatla College of Pharmacy


Rs 1,10,000/-


Deccan School of Pharmacy


Rs 54,000/-

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