B.Pharm Entrance Exams in 2020 (State Wise List): Check Exam Dates, Notification & Eligibility

Published: | November 12, 2019
List of B.Pharm Entrance Tests

Find out all about B.Pharm entrance tests along with their detailed eligibility criteria, tentative dates and other relevant information pertaining to the B.Pharm entrance tests.

B.Pharm is gaining popularity among the students who wish to pursue a career in the pharmacy sector. The healthcare sector of India is booming day by day and creating a lot of jobs in the country. A career in pharmacy can be a very attractive one as the sector has some of the highest-paying jobs.

Generally, the students have to take entrance tests for getting into pharmacy colleges. There are state-level pharmacy entrance examinations as well which are along the same line as Engineering entrance tests. There are also centralised counselling facilities for students appearing for common entrance tests for pharmacy. However, there are facilities for direct admission and institute-examination based admissions for B.Pharm courses. Some of the major B.Pharm entrance examinations are mentioned below:

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2020

The WBJEE examination is taken for admissions in Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture streams in West Bengal. The examination is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB). This is a state-level examination with domicile characteristics.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of West Bengal or must have completed class 12th from a school in West Bengal.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates

  • The application Process of WBJEE 2020 started from 18th October and will continue till 14th November.

  • The entrance examination will be held on February 2, 2020.

Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) 2020

The Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) examination is conducted by the directorate of technical education in Gujarat. The examination is conducted to fill B.Pharm seats in various institutes in Gujarat which offer B.Pharm courses. The examination is also for admissions in Gujarat state engineering colleges.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Gujarat or must have completed class 12th from a school in Gujarat.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates

  • The application process of GUJCET 2020 began from 1st November 2019 and will continue till 30th November 2019.

  • The entrance examination will be held on 28th January 2020.

  • The results will be released on 7th February 2020.

Birla Institute of Technology Science Admission Test (BITSAT) 2020

The Birla Institute of Technology Science Admission Test known as BITSAT is taken for admissions in various campuses of Birla Institute of Technology (BITS). The examination is taken per year by the institute for filling the seats of B.E., B.Pharm and M.Sc Programs in the various campuses of the institute. This is an institute level examination for admissions but the student who has a good score in national level examinations are exempted from this exam.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have completed class 12th.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

  • For students who are appearing for the 12th board and still studying in 12th with the above-mentioned combination are also eligible to apply. However, they will be selected only after they clear 12th boards.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application Process of BITSAT 2020 will start from the 1st week of January 2020

  • The entrance examination will be held in May 2020.

  • The results will be released by the end of May 2020.

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET or MAHA-CET) 2020

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test which is also known as MHT-CET or MAHA-CET is taken every year to fill the seats of engineering and pharmacy courses in the colleges of Maharashtra. Primarily, all the government colleges and most of the private colleges in Maharashtra offering B.Pharm accept the scores of MHT-CET.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Maharashtra or completed his 12th class schooling from a school situated in Maharashtra.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application process of MHT CET 2020 will start from the 1st week of January 2020 and will continue till March 2020.

  • The entrance examination will be held in the middle of March 2020.

  • The results will be released by the end of April 2020.

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)

UPSEE or Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination is taken every year for conducting admissions into engineering and pharmacy Colleges situated in Uttar Pradesh. This is one of the most common exam for which a lot of students appear for.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Uttar Pradesh or completed his class 12th from a school in UP.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in his 12th class

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application process of UPSEE 2020 will start from the last week of January 2020 and will continue till the last week of March 2020

  • The entrance examination will be held in the middle of April 2020.

  • The results will be released in the first week of June 2020.

Telangana State Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET)

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) conducts the Telangana State Engineering, Agricultural ad Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) every year in Telangana. The examination is a state level examination to fill the technical and pharmacy courses seats in the state. The TS EAMCET exam was constituted alomg the similar lines as Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) after the separation of the state from Andhra Pradesh.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Telangana or completed his 12th class schooling from a school in Telangana

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application process of TS EAMCET 2020 will start from the first week of March 2020 and will continue until the first week of April 2020.

  • The entrance examination for B.Tech will be held in the first week of May 2020.

  • The entrance examination for B.Pharm will be held in the middle of May 2020.

  • The results will be released in the first week of June 2020.

  • The counselling process for TS EAMCET will begin from the last week of June 2020.

Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET)

The Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) examination is also conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) which also conducts TS EAMCET.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Andhra Pradesh or completed his class 12th from a school in Andhra.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application process of AP EAMCET 2020 will start from the last week of February 2020 and will continue until the 3rd week of April 2020.

  • AP EAMCET entrance exam will be held in the last week of April.

  • The results will be released in the first week of June 2020.

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) conducts the KECET examination and for filling the engineering and pharmacy sats in the state. Students can attempt the examination after passing Karnataka PUC II or any other 10+2 level exam recognised by KEA.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Karnataka or completed his class 12th from a school in Karnataka.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application process of KCET 2020 will start from the first week of February 2020 and will continue until the last week of March 2020.

  • The entrance examination for KCET will be held in the last week of April 2020.

  • The results will be released in the last week of May 2020.

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)

The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board (OJEEB) conducts the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) every year for students who want to get into engineering and pharmacy courses in Odisha colleges. The examination is also conducted for admission in Architecture courses admission in the state.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a domicile of Odisha or completed his class 12th from a school in Odisha.

  • The candidate must have had PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) in class 12th.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • The application process of OJEE 2020 began from 8th June 2019 and will continue until 9th June 2020.

  • The entrance examination for OJEE 2020 will be held on 18th May 2020.

  • The results will be released in the last week of May 2020 and the counselling will start from 21st June 2020 which will continue till 30th June 2020.

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Except for the above-mentioned examinations, there are many university or institute level examinations which are conducted. There are also other state level entrance tests such as Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry (BCECE LE), Himachal Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (HPCET), Uttarakhand State Entrance Examination (UKSEE) etc.

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