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B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admission 2020 - Dates, Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Selection Process

Published: | February 27, 2020
B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions

All details about B.Pharm Lateral Entry admissions 2020 here. Here you can find all information related to B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions such as dates, eligibility criteria, entrance exam, and selection process.

A candidate who wishes to pursue a higher course in pharmacy with D.Pharma qualification is eligible to take admission in the B.Pharm course through lateral entry. The B.Pharm later entry helps the candidates to take direct admission to B.Pharm course in the second year. Such candidates can be turned into pharmacy graduates with three years of further studies. There are plenty of B.Pharm colleges in India that offers B.Pharm lateral entry admissions.

The lateral entrance route is different from regular B.Pharm, whether it's the course planning or the application process. Here you can find all the knowledge about B.Pharm lateral entry, entrance exam, and selection process.

B.Pharm Lateral Entry Highlights

Before applying for the B.Pharm Lateral Entry, it is very important to know about the B.Pharm later Entry highlights to be well aware of the entire admission process



Course Name

B.Pharm Lateral Entry




Direct admission to 2nd Year

Start Date of Application in most of College

1st Week of May 2020

Application last Date

Last Week of May 2020

Admission Process

Merit Base

B.Pharm Later Entry Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria that need to be followed in order to secure admission in B.Pharm Lateral Entry.

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

B.Pharm Lateral Entry

  • Candidates must have successfully cleared three of the diploma program in Pharmacy

  • In most of the Pharmacy college in order to get admission in B.Pharm L.E, candidates should have secured at least 60% marks in their three-year diploma program.

Doing a degree in pharmacy itself has a lot of possibilities. Candidates can either complete their 3-year diploma after the 12-year board exam or apply for a diploma program right after their class 10th exam. It’s up the candidates to decide whether they want to pursue Diplom in Pharmacy after class 10th or 12th exam,

Entrance Exam Accepted for B.Pharm Lateral Entry

The well-known entrance exam used for admission of the B.Pharm Lateral Entry is outlined below:-

Exam Name

Mode of Exam

Exam Date



10th May 2020



2nd February 2020


Online / Offline

1st Week of May 2020



31st March 2020



13th April to 18th April 2020



20th April to 24th April 2020



4th May to 7th May 2020



22nd April to 24th April 2020



16th May to 25th May 2020



12 April to 20th April 2020

How to apply for B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions?

Before applying for B.Pharm lateral entry admissions, it is mandatory to get a valid entrance score in the national or state level entrance exam. Students must, therefore, apply for the relevant entrance exam, depending on the aspirant’s requirements.

For the admission in the B.Pharm Lateral Entry course, respective institutes or states conduct centralized admission processes for the admission. If the student is prepared to attend a deemed institution, the student will need to fillup the university application from their official website. The candidates who have cleared the qualifying entrance exam need to register themselves register for the centralized admission process.

To appear for the admission process candidates must fill out the application form of the Institute/ College. The steps required to complete the application are discussed below:-

  • To complete the application form, the applicant must submit their personal details such as name, father's name, mother's name, date of birth, etc.

  • At the time of filling up the application form, candidates also need to provide to their email id and mobile number for the communication

  • Candidates also need to upload their photograph and the documents which are asked in the application form

  • After filling up the application form the candidates must review their application form because once the application form is submitted, candidates cannot change or edit their application form.

  • In order to complete the application process, the candidates also need to pay the application fee set by the institute.

Direct Admission:-

If a student wants to be admitted directly to the pharmacy college without an entrance score, the candidates can request a different application form through the college's website, or visit the college personally. The application fee of the B.Pharm program will be totally determined by the relevant authority.

Documents Required for B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions

The list of documents which are needed at the time of filling up the application form are listed below:-

  • Class 10th Certificate and its mark sheet

  • Class 12th Certificate and its mark sheet

  • D.Pharm Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Migration certificate

  • Entrance Exam Admit Card (UPSEE, WBSEE, AP EAMCET, BITSAT etc.)

  • Entrance Result

  • Application Fee Receipt

  • Domicile certificate (If Available)

  • Category Certificate (If Available)

  • PwD Certificate (If Available)

B.Pharm Lateral Entry Selection Process 2020

In most of the colleges, the candidates will be shortlisted based on scored in the entrance exam. Shortlisting will be done on the basis of merit. Based on the ranking candidates will get admission to the B.Pharm lateral entry course.

Top B.Pharm Lateral Entry Colleges in India

Check out the list of top B.Pharm colleges which offer later entry admissions here:

College Name

Approximate Fee

Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management & Gramothan

Rs 84,000/-

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Rs 2,75,000

Bombay College of Pharmacy

Rs 4,000/-

JSS College of Pharmacy

Rs 65000/-

Lovely Professional University

Rs 1,66,000/-

GLA University, Mathura

Rs 1,36,000/-

Shri Guru Ram Rai university

Rs 65,000/-

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