B.Pharm Entrance Exams in 2024 (State Wise List): Exam Dates, Notification & Eligibility

Aman Agarwal
Aman AgarwalUpdated On: December 03, 2023 10:08 pm IST

Check the detailed exam list along with important dates below.

List of B.Pharm Entrance Tests 2023

B.Pharm is gaining popularity among students who wish to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical sector. The healthcare sector of India is booming day by day and creating a lot of jobs in the country. After the completion of the Pharmacy course, there are many lucrative jobs in the pharmaceutical sector and the number is expected to rise in the coming years.

Generally, 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. 

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B.Pharm Entrance Exams 2024

Check out the important dates for B.Pharm entrance exams 2024 here. The schedule for various B. Pharm entrance exams have been released. Check out the schedule for state wise B.Pharm entrance exams below:

Exam Name

Important Dates (Tentaive)

CG PPHT

June, 2024 

WBJEE

April, 2024

Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET)

April, 2024

BITSAT

May- June, 2024

MHT-CET

May, 2024

UPCET (UPSEE)

May, 2024

TS EAMCET

May, 2024

AP EAMCET

May, 2024

KCET

May, 2024

OJEE

May, 2024

KEAM

May, 2024

Application Form for B.Pharm Entrance Exams 2024

Click on the links given below to fill the application form for B.Pharm entrance exams in India:

WBJEE Application Form 2024

OJEE Application Form 2024

GUJCET Application Form 2024

KEAM Application Form 2024

KCET Application Form 2024

BITSAT Application Form 2024

MHT-CET Application Form 2024

TS-EAMCET Application Form 2024

AP EAMECT Application Form 2024

CG PPHT Application Form 2024

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2024

The WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) serves as the gateway for admissions into Engineering, Pharmacy, and Architecture programs in West Bengal. Administered by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB), this state-level examination holds particular significance for candidates with a domicile connection to West Bengal.

Eligibility Criteria:

Prospective candidates are required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Domicile Requirement:

    • The applicant must be a domicile of West Bengal, emphasizing a connection to the state.
    • Alternatively, candidates should have completed their class 12th education from a recognized school within West Bengal.
  2. Educational Qualification:

    • A successful completion of class 12th with a focus on PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) is a prerequisite for eligibility.

These criteria collectively ensure that candidates not only demonstrate academic competence but also maintain a connection to the state of West Bengal, aligning with the localized nature of the examination.

Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) 2024

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 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.

Birla Institute of Technology Science Admission Test (BITSAT) 2024

The Birla Institute of Technology Science Admission Test known as BITSAT is taken for admission in various campuses of the 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 is exempted from this exam.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have completed the 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 the 12th boards.

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET or MAHA-CET) 2024

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 at a school situated in Maharashtra.

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

Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test/UPCET (UPSEE) 2024

The UPCET (UPSEE) exam is held every year for granting admissions to engineering and pharmacy Colleges situated in Uttar Pradesh.

Eligibility Criteria

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

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

Telangana State Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) 2024

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 course seats in the state. The TS EAMCET exam was constituted along 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.

Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) 2024

The Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) is organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH), the same institution responsible for conducting TS EAMCET.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for AP EAMCET, candidates must adhere to the following criteria:

  1. Domicile Requirement:

    • Prospective candidates are required to be domiciled in Andhra Pradesh.
    • Alternatively, candidates should have completed their class 12th education from a recognized school within the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  2. Educational Qualification:

    • Successful completion of class 12th with a focus on PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) is mandatory for eligibility.

These criteria not only emphasize academic proficiency but also ensure a connection to the region of Andhra Pradesh, thereby aligning with the localized nature of the examination.

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2024

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) conducts the KCET 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.

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) 2024

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.

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.

KEAM 2024

KEAM is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. The exam is conducted for candidates who wish to pursue courses in Engineering, Agriculture, and Pharmacy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or its equivalent examination.

  • Candidate must have secured 50% marks in Mathematics separately and 50 % marks in PCM (short for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) subjects together. 5% relaxation in minimum marks for reserved category applicants.

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FAQs

How to apply for UPSEE 2023?

To apply for UPSEE 2023 exam: 

  • Visit the official website of the UPSEE entrance exam.
  • Register with the website by providing the email ID and phone number 
  • It's recommended to check the eligibility criteria for UPSEE before applying.
  • Upon confirmation, you can fill out the UPSEE application by providing personal details and educational qualifications.
  • Check the details filled in the boxes before submitting. 
  • Next, you can submit the application by paying the UPSEE application fees

How to get admission to B.Pharma courses in Uttar Pradesh?

To get admission in B.Pharma courses in Uttar Pradesh, candidates need to appear for UPSEE state-level exam or national-level exam like GPAT.  UPSEE exam form is released in the month of April and the last date to submit the application is in May. The UPSEE exam is expected to be in the month of July

 

While preparing for MHT-CET applicants, you can refer to the below-mentioned reference material:

  • MHT-CET Chemistry by Arihant Publishers
  • Marvel Chemistry for MHT-CET by Mayur Mehta, Chitra Joshi, Rekha Diwekar
  • MHT-CET Physics by AJ Bapat (Marvel Publication)
  • Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Physics M.K. Dikshit (Arihant Publication)
  • MCQ Physics for MHT-CET by A J Bapat (Marvel Publication)
  • MCQ Mathematics for MHT-CET by Hemant G. Ainapure (Marvel Publication)
  • NCERT Textbooks 
  • And many more

When will the MHT-CET application for B.Pharma be released?

MHT-CET application form is usually released in the month of February and the last date to fill and submit the application is usually in April. The admit card for the same is released in the month of July and the exam is conducted in the month of August.

 

Is NEET required for admission into B.Pharmacy course?

No, NEET is not required for admission into B.Pharmacy course. Students looking to get admission into B.Pharmacy can either appear for national-level exam GPAT or state-level exams like WBJEE, UPSEE, KCET and MHT-CET.

 

How to apply for a B.Pharma course in Karnataka?

To apply for a B.Pharma course in Karnataka, candidates need to appear for national-level or state-level exams like GPAT and KCET.

 

What are the exams accepted in West Bengal for B.Pharma?

To get admission into B.Pharma in West Bengal colleges, candidates need to appear for national or state level exams like GPAT and WBJEE. To appear for WBJEE, candidates need to have a 10+2 examination certificate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects from a recognized board with a 45% minimum aggregate. Apart from that, candidates must have passed English in 10+2 with a minimum of 30% marks.

 

What is the fee for B.Pharma courses in India?

The B.Pharma fees vary between INR 40,000 to INR 6 Lakhs depending on the type of college selected. 

 

How to get admission into a B.Pharma Course?

To get admission into the B.Pharma course, candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria by providing the state or national level entrance exam score card along with basic documents like PUC or 10+2 exam marks card in Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board with a minimum of 45% aggregate.

 

Is B.Pharma a good course choice?

Yes, B.Pharma degree holders have a huge scope as they can work in both government and private sectors as pharmacists, and drug inspectors, and have their own medical stores.

 

Which entrance exam is best for B.Pharmacy?

There are different national-level and state-level exams like GPAT, NIPER JEE, OJEE, NPAT, UPSEE and MHT-CET that you can take for admission in B.Pharma courses in India.

 

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