BITS M.Pharm Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Application Form, Selection Process

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahPublished On: July 15, 2020

Interested in taking admission in M.Pharm at one of BITS campuses? Check out the important information you need to know before you apply for BITS M.Pharm Admissions in India. Check out the eligibility criteria, application and selection processes at BITS campuses in India.

BITS M.Pharm Admissions 2020

At the postgraduate level, the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, there are three different Master of Pharmacy or M.Pharm courses on offer on two different campuses. Across India, admissions to the postgraduate pharmacy programme if done based on Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test or GPAT. However, BITS offers two modes of enrolling under any one of the three PG pharmacy courses on offer, which include GPAT or BITS HD (which is the university-level entrance test conducted by BITS itself).

In this article, we shall talk about the different admissions processes, eligibility criteria, application and the selection processes that you will need to go through if you wish to pursue the M.Pharm course at Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

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BITS (HD) M.Pharm Important Dates 2020

BITS HD Important Dates 2020

BITS M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria

BITS M.Pharm Application Process

BITS M.Pharm Application Fee

BITS M.Pharm Selection Process

BITS M.Pharm Important Dates 2020

Check out the important dates for the admissions to the postgraduate programmes offered by the institute. Given below are the BITS M.Pharm important dates 2020.

Important Events

Important Dates

Availability of Online Applications

21st March 2020

Last Date for Submission of Online Applications

30th May 2020 (Extended)

Revision/Editing of Online Application Forms

22nd June 2020 - 29th June 2020

Announcement of Admission Offers Based on GPAT Scores (1st Round)


Last Date for Advance Payment of Fees for Students Applying through GPAT


BITS HD Date of Examination

6th August 2020


10th August 2020

Announcement of Admission Offers based on BITS HD and GPAT (2nd Round)


Last Date of Advance Payment for Students Shortlisted in Round 2


Announcement of Admission Offers Based on BITS HD and GPAT (3rd Round)


Last Date of Advance Payment for Students Shortlisted in Round 3


Last Date of Balance Payment for Students Selected for Admissions


Date of Reporting to College


Note: Due to COVID-19 the dates are currently being revised and rescheduled. The dates will be updated here soon.

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BITS HD 2020 Test Dates

Here are some of the important dates for BITS HD.

Important Events

Important Dates

Allotment of Test Centre to Candidates


Slot and Date Booking


Availability of Hall Tickets


BITS HD Online Test


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BITS M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2020

In order to apply for and participate in the PG admission processes at the institute, all aspirants must first qualify the requisite BITS M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2020. Here, the eligibility criteria would depend on the method of admission chosen by you, as an applicant, i.e. via GPAT or BITS HD 2020. Check out the BITS M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2020, for both GPAT-based admissions and BITS HD-based admissions.

For Admission through BITS HD


BITS HD Eligibility

Academic Qualification

B.Pharm from BITS or equivalent

Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement

60% or More

For Admission Through GPAT


GPAT Eligibility

Academic Qualification

B.Pharm from a recognised Institution Only

Citizenship Requirement


Click here for Detailed GPAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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BITS M.Pharm Application Process 2020

If you qualify the necessary eligibility criteria for the course at the premier institute, then you will be able to complete the BITS M.Pharm application process 2020. As per the BITS M.Pharm admission guidelines, candidates are required to complete their application process in online mode. Here are the steps you need to follow to successfully submit the BITS application form for M.Pharm courses.

  • On the official website, under postgraduate admissions, you will be able to find the application form.

  • Under the application, along with the personal details, candidates are required to enter in the preferences of the subjects and courses that they wish to pursue at the institute.

  • Along with the personal details and courses of their choice, if you, an aspiring candidate, wish to pursue admissions through BITS HD (University-level entrance exam) then you must also enter three BITS HD Test Centres appropriate for you.

  • Once all the details have been entered, it is advisable to check the details that have been entered, in order to avoid any mistakes. However, if there are mistakes, they can also be rectified between the stipulated time period as outlined by the institute.

  • Once all details have checked, candidates may submit the application forms online and pay the non-refundable application form fee, as outlined by BITS.

After the payment and submission of the application forms, for future references, you must download the application form and take a printout of the same. You can skip the hassle and fill out the Common Application Form and let our counsellors help you in pursuing an M.Pharm course in India.

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BITS M.Pharm Application Form Fee 2020

While filling out the application form for the course, candidates must pay the BITS M.Pharm application form fee 2020. The application fee charged by the institute is as follows:


Application Form Fee

Admission Through GPAT


Admissions Through BITS HD



The application fee is mandatory for M.Pharm admissions at all BITS campuses in India and is non-refundable.

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BITS M.Pharm Selection Process

The BITS M.Pharm selection process consists of appearing for an entrance test, once all application processes and eligibility criteria have been met. Admissions to the postgraduate programmes offered at any one of the BITS campuses in India are based on the entrance scores, therefore, candidates must either carry a valid national level entrance exam score or must sit for the BITS HD, which is the university-level postgraduate entrance test.

For GPAT Students

Once your application form has been submitted and the application fee has been received by the institute, a merit list will be released by BITS announcing the names of candidates who are eligible for admission. There will be several rounds of such merit lists being released, wherein eligible candidates would be allowed to take admission at the institute provided they complete the payment of advance fees.

For BITS HD Students

Those who choose to take admissions through BITS HD will first be required to sit for the examination on the stipulated date and time. Once attempted, BITS will release the merit lists of shortlisted candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted for admissions based on their performance in the entrance examination. Once shortlisted, the names of candidates will be released in one of the many merit lists which will be updated by the institute in due time.

The Institute will lock the seats that have been reserved for shortlisted candidates, once they have completed the advance payment of some of the fees. The candidates will be asked to pay the remainder of the fees within the stipulated date and time. Payment of all fees, as outlined by the institute, will confirm the admission of the candidate to course at the respective BITS campuses.

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If you are interested in learning more about the course or admission process for M.Pharm in India, then fill out our Common Application Form, so that our counsellors can reach out and help you with choosing the best college and course for you, according to your requirements.

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