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B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admission 2022 - Dates, Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Selection Process

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: July 04, 2022 05:45 pm IST

All details about B.Pharm Lateral Entry admissions 2022 here. Here you can find all information related to B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions such as dates, eligibility criteria, entrance exam, and selection process.

B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions

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 the 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 offer 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 College

1st Week of May 2022

Application last Date

Ongoing in most of the Colleges

Admission Process

Entrance Base

B.Pharm Lateral 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 colleges 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 to 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



To be Announced



April 30, 2022


Online / Offline

July 4 to July 8, 2022



April 18, 2022



August 12 to 20, 2022



July 4 to July 8, 2022



July 18,19 & 20,  2022



June 16, 17& 18, 2022



Session 1: July 2 to July 9, 2022

        Session 2: August 3 to August 7, 2022



      Phase 1: January 08 &09, 2022

Phase 2: April 23 &24, 2022

 Phase 3: June 25 & 26, 2022

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 admission in the B.Pharm Lateral Entry course, respective institutes or states conduct centralized admission processes for admission. If the student is prepared to attend a deemed institution, the student will need to fill up 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 photographs 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.

Documents Required for B.Pharm Lateral Entry Admissions in India

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

Entrance-Based Admission:-

In most colleges, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the entrance exam score. Shortlisting will be done on the basis of merit means that the higher the score, the higher the chance of admission. The candidate ranking will be determined on the basis of the entrance score. Based on the ranking candidates will get admission to the B.Pharm lateral entry course.

Direct Admission:-

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

Fee Structure B.Pharm Lateral Entry in India

The fee structure for B.Pharm Lateral Entry in India is not fixed. It varies from institution to institution. There are many factors that distinguish the fee structure of B.Pharm Lateral Entry. Some of the important factors are the intake of the course, the reputation of the college and the syllabus of the course. Since the average fee for B.Pharm lateral entry is different for each college, candidates are advised to go through the total fee of the program before applying for admission.

Top B.Pharm Lateral Entry Colleges in India

Check out the list of top B.Pharm colleges which offer later entry admissions along with their yearly fee 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/-

If any candidate needs any admission assistance in any college mentioned above, they can also fill out ourCommon Application Form. Candidates can even call our toll-free number 18005729877 and can avail of free counselling or they can even leave their questions on CollegeDekho QnA Section. Meanwhile, some more B. Pharm-related articles are given below for more reference.

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In order to find a list of colleges that accept TS EAMCET score for Pharmacy admission, you need to read the following article:

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