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Maharashtra B.Pharmacy Admission 2023: Dates, Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Application, Counselling Process

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahUpdated On: February 01, 2023 02:06 pm IST

Maharashtra B.Pharmacy 2023 exam will be held between May 15-20.The application form filling will start shortly. Check out all the details about the Maharashtra B Pharmacy Admission 2023 including dates, merit list, seat allotment, option entry, cutoff, etc. in this article.

Maharashtra B.Pharmacy Admission 2023

Maharashtra B.Pharmacy 2023 admission: The State Common Entrance Test Cell - Maharashtra - conducts the B.Pharm admission 2023. Applicants are granted admission to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) courses via the test. MHT CET B.Pharm 2023 dates have been released by authorities. Maharashtra B.Pharmacy 2023 exam will be held between May 15-20, 2023. Candidates will be soon invited to register online and submit their details. Based on the details entered, the MHT CET exam will be held.

MHT CET 2023 score is mandatory to register for the counselling process. All the eligible aspirants taking part in the Maharashtra B Pharmacy Admission 2023 must note that the document verification process is online, and candidates are required to upload the same without fail.

Refer to this page to know more around Maharashtra B Pharmacy Admission 2023. 

Maharashtra B Pharmacy Admission Dates 2023

The important dates pertaining to Maharashtra B Pharmacy admission 2023 are as follows -

Event

Date

Online registration starts

February, 2023

Online registration ends

March, 2023

MHT CET B.Pharm 2023 edit window

March, 2023

Admit card release date - PCM

May 2023

Admit card release date - PCB

May 2023

MH CET 2023 Exam Date

May 15-20, 2023

Answer key

June 2023

Result declaration

June 2023

Counselling dates

September 2023

All About MHT CET 2023

MHT CET B.Pharm is held in a Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. The test is 180 minutes long where overall 200 questions are asked from two groups comprising PCM and PCB. The authorities release the result of MHT CET B.pharm 2023 in the scorecard form. Students can download their MHT CET 2023 results by entering their MHT CET application number and password. Students who qualify the pharmacy entrance exam are called for the MHT CET 2023 B.Pharm counselling session. Aspirants can scan through the article to know more about Maharashtra CET B.Pharma 2023, eligibility criteria, important dates, exam pattern, cutoff, seat matrix, and counselling. Given below are a few important details about MHT CET 2023 that candidates interested in Maharashtra B.Pharm admission must be aware of:

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2023

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2023

MHT CET Syllabus 2023

MHT CET Preparation Tips 2023

MHT CET Registration 2023

MHT CET Admit Card 2023

MHT CET Answer Key 2023

MHT CET Result 2023

Maharashtra B.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2023

In order to participate in the common entrance test, candidates need to ensure that they meet the requisite Maharashtra B.Pharm eligibility criteria 2023. The state CET Cell requires that the candidates meet the candidature type and academic qualifications before applying for the entrance test. All Indian candidates who wish to take B pharmacy admission 2023 offered at the pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra are required to sit for the entrance test.

Candidature Type:

  1. Maharashtra State Candidate:

    • Candidates who have passed SSC and HSC/Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Science from an educational institute in Maharashtra are eligible.

Or

    • Candidates who do not fall in the above category but his/her father or mother is domiciled in Maharashtra and have a domicile certificate proving the same are eligible.

Or

    • Candidates who do not fall in either of the categories above but either one of their parents is employed under the Government of India and is posted in Maharashtra and reports to the duty before the last date of submission of the application form for CAP, are eligible.

Or

    • Those who do not fall under any of the above-mentioned categories, if their parents are employed or retired employees of the Government of Maharashtra/Undertaking, they are also eligible.

Or

    • Candidates who cleared their class 12 board examination from one of the schools located in the disputed regions between Maharashtra & Karnataka and whose mother tongue is Marathi are also eligible.

  1. All India Category:

    • All applicants who are permanent residents of India are eligible for the entrance test

  2. Minority Candidates:

    • Candidates who belong to a specific Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from Maharashtra, as per the notification released by the Government of Maharashtra, can apply via this category.

  3. Children of NRI/OCI/PIO or children of Indian workers employed in Gulf countries or Foreign National are exempted from appearing for MHT CET 2023 for admissions.

Academic Qualification:

Apart from the nationality and domicile criteria, candidates are also required to have qualified the academic qualifications required for B pharmacy admission 2023 to the courses. The academic qualifications for the test are as follows:

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 in the stream of science from a recognised board of education.

  • It is important that the candidates have secured an aggregate score of 50% in the qualifying exam, with compulsory subjects like Physics and Chemistry with one other subject from Mathematics or Biology. Reserved category candidates from Maharashtra must have secured 45% aggregate score in the subjects mentioned above.

  • Candidates should have secured a non-zero score in the CET exam conducted by the Competent Authority.

  • For All India Candidates:

    • Candidates should have secured a non-zero score in NEET or equivalent CET exam, in all the subjects. The preference would be reserved for those who have a valid score in NEET over any other CET exam.

Maharashtra B.Pharm Application Process 2023

All the aspirants who qualify the required eligibility criteria for MHT CET must complete the Maharashtra B.Pharm application process 2023 before the B Pharmacy CAP Round 2023 Date. The State CET cell accepts application forms for the courses in online mode only. In order to complete the application form, candidates will have to comply with the following steps:

  • All candidates are to register themselves on the website.

  • Once registered, candidates will be able to complete the application form.

  • All candidates are required to check the details entered in the application form, prior to completing the payment of the application form fee. No changes to the application form will be entertained under any circumstances, once the application fee has been submitted.

  • Along with filling in the application, candidates are to pay the MHT CET 2023 application fee. The Application form fee is non-refundable.

  • After the payment of the application form, candidates are to upload their photograph and signature, as per the guidelines mentioned by the State CET Cell. Check the rules for uploading the Photograph and Signature section of the article below.

  • The registration process and confirmation of the application form will be completed once all the above steps are completed, as per regulations. All candidates are required to take a printout of the receipt of payment of the application form fee for further admission processes. After successful completion of the application form, candidates should take a printout of the application form as well.

All candidates are advised to keep the MHT CET 2023 application form number, login ID & password safe, as they are required to download the admit card for the entrance exam and for checking the results, subsequently.

Maharashtra B.Pharm Guidelines for Uploading Photograph and Signature

During the application process, candidates are required to upload a photograph of themselves and their signatures. Here are the rules for uploading photographs and signatures under the MHT-CET application form.

  • For Photograph:

    • Candidates are to take a recent color passport-size photograph of themselves, which has been taken against a light or white background.

    • A digital copy of the photograph is required, therefore, candidates should either scan the image or get a digital copy from the shop.

    • The file size for the photograph should lie between 15 KB to 50KB. Any images that do not adhere to the file-size regulation will not be accepted by the system.

  • For Signature:

    • Candidates are required to provide a signature of themselves on a white paper, using a black ink pen.

    • While scanning and saving the digital copy of the signature, candidates will be required to scan the image in 200 DPI (Dots per Inch).

    • The file size of the scanned image should lie between 5 KB to 20 KB, in JPG format.

Once the images have been uploaded successfully, candidates can see the result of the same on the screen. All candidates must ensure that the images that have been uploaded are as per the directives of the State CET Cell.

Maharashtra B.Pharm Application Fee 2023

A crucial element of completing the application form is the payment of the Maharashtra B.Pharm Application fee 2023. As per the information brochure released by the State CET cell, candidates are required to pay the following application fee:

Category

Application Fee Payable

Application Fee with Late fee

General Category and J&K Students

₹800

₹800 + ₹500 = ₹1,300

Reserved Category Candidates from Maharashtra Only Including PwD

(SC, ST, VJ/DT - NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT (D), OBC, SBC, SEBC & EWS)

₹600

₹600 + ₹500 = ₹1,100

Maharashtra B.Pharm Admit Card 2023

After successfully submitting the application form, the State CET cell of Maharashtra releases the Maharashtra B.Pharm Admit Card 2023. Students get to download the admit card for the examination. In order to download the Maharashtra B.Pharmacy Admit Card for MHT CET 2023, candidates have to visit the official website.

  • Using the Login ID and password, which is unique to every candidate, aspirants must log in on the official website.

  • The option of downloading the Admit Card will be visible on the screen. All candidates are to download the admit card and check whether all the details on the admit card are correct and complete.

Note:

The admit card which will be issued for each and every candidate is just a certificate that will allow the students to sit for the entrance exam and does not certify that they meet the required eligibility criteria.

Further, candidates who have submitted an incomplete application form will be rejected from appearing for the Maharashtra B.Pharmcy admission process. Students will not be allowed to submit the application forms twice. However, if candidates wish to submit the application form again, they will first be required to cancel the previous application form. It is important to note that the application fee which has been paid for the cancelled application form will not be refunded at any cost.

All information and communication regarding the admission process for Maharashtra B.Pharm courses will be done on the contact details entered in the application form, i.e. the email ID and phone number.

Maharashtra B.Pharm Selection Process and Results 2023

As part of the Maharashtra B.Pharm selection process and results 2023, a normalization process will be conducted, which will be used to shortlist the eligible candidates. The MHT CET 2023 is held by the State CET cell in multiple shifts.

As per the guidelines, the sets of question papers will be different in each shift. Since the sets of question papers that will be offered to candidates will be of different difficulty levels and to ensure that the candidates do not face an advantage or disadvantage due to this inconsistency, a normalisation process will be conducted.

The normalisation process will be conducted using the percentiles of the candidates. For further details, you can check out the link below to learn about the normalisation process in detail.

Also read: Maharashtra B.Pharm Norm

Maharashtra B Pharmacy Cut Off List 2023 Maharashtra - 2021, 2020 & 2019

Maharashtra B Pharmacy Cutoff for 2023 is yet to be released. Meanwhile, candidates can take a look at the previous year's cutoff to get an idea about their chances of getting B pharmacy admission 2023 to the desired college.

Admission Year

CAP Round 1 Cutoff

CAP Round 2 Cutoff

CAP Round 3 Cutoff

MH

AI

MH

AI

MH

AI

2021-22

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

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--

2020-21

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

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--

2019-20

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

MH Cutoff Download

AI Cutoff Download

alisation Process

After the Normalisation Process has been completed by the competent authority, the Maharashtra B.Pharm Results in 2023 will be released on the official website, i.e. mhtcet2023.mahaonline.gov.in. In order to check the Maharashtra B.Pharm Entrance Test results for 2023, candidates will be required to log in using the Login ID and Password, unique to them.

Maharashtra B.Pharamcy Seat Matrix 2023

Maharashtra B.Pharamcy Seat Matrix for the 1st B Pharmacy CAP round 2023-23 is released category-wise defining the number of seats for B Pharmacy Admission 2023 available for every category like Open, SC, ST, OBC etc. The PDF of the provisional Maharashtra B.Pharam seat matrix of 2022 has been provided below for reference. 

Maharashtra B.Pharamcy Seat Matrix for CAP Round 3(Download PDF)

Maharashtra B Pharmacy admission 2023 Seat Matrix for CAP Round 2(Download PDF)

Maharashtra B.Pharamcy Seat Matrix for CAP Round 1(Download PDF)

Maharashtra B Pharmacy CAP Round 2023

Once all the application processes including the document verification processes have been completed, the State CET Cell releases a Provisional Merit List on the official website, subsequently, releasing the final merit list. Admissions to the pharmacy courses are based on the B Pharmacy CAP Round 2023-23 or B Pharmacy Centralised Allotment Process 2023. After the first round, B Pharmacy CAP round 1 list 2023 is released. Similarly, the events follow for round 2 and round 3. 

As per the directives of the State CET Cell, once the provisional merit list has been released, applicants are to submit their grievances, if any, during the stipulated time period. Grievances are to be submitted in writing with the documentation to prove the claims. No grievance claims will be accepted after the stipulated time period.

Once all the grievances have been handled, the Final Merit list of Maharashtra B.Pharm admissions 2023 will be released on the official website. It is important to note that being listed under the Final Merit List does not mean that candidates will be granted admission.

Here are the steps in the Centralised Allotment Process for 2023 B pharmacy admission 2023 in Maharashtra.

  • The State CET Cell will release Provisional Merit List, subsequently releasing the Final Merit List, after changes have been made to the Provisional Merit, within the stipulated time period.

  • The merit list, displaying the number of seats available in different categories for the different B Pharmacy CAP rounds 2023-23, will be released by the competent authority. The list will contain information pertaining to the name of the institute, courses on offer, sanctioned intake along with the number of seats available under different candidate categories.

  • Filling Online Option form prior to the commencement of the B Pharmacy CAP rounds 2023-23, entering the preferences of Institutes and Courses, in descending order of preference. Once the options have been selected, they will be considered as the final options for the candidate. Applicants are allowed to select a maximum of 300 choices.

  • Students will then be called for the respective allotment rounds, where they will be able to accept or decline the options offered to them.

The competent Authority will subsequently release the merit lists, verify the documents of the candidates and then invite applications for admission. Candidates will also be able to download the mark sheet of the entrance test on the official website as well.

Here are the information given on the Maharashtra B Pharma Provisional Merit list for students’ reference:

  • Candidate’s name

  • Rank secured

  • Application number

  • Category

B Pharmacy CAP Round 2023-23: Caste Reservation

Given below is the reservation percentage that is applicable to the residents who belong to the Maharashtra state.

Category

Reservation Percentage

SCs converted to Buddhism

13%

Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)

2.5%

Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes(DT) (NT-A)

3%

ST

7%

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

19%

Orphan

1%

Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)

2%

Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)

3.5%

PWD

5%

Army Officers Dependents

5%

Top B.Pharm Colleges in Maharashtra

Check out the list of Top B.Pharm Colleges in Maharashtra along with the course fee. If you wish to apply for admissions at one of the colleges mentioned above fill out our Common Application Form, our experts will guide you and provide you with all the information related to admissions.

Name of the College

B.Pharm Course Fee (Annually)

Alard Group Of Institutions (AGI), Pune

INR 82,000/-

Sandip University, Nashik

INR 1,32,000/-

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai

INR 1,25000/-

MET Mumbai, Mumbai

INR 1.44 LPA

Alard Group Of Institutions (AGI), Pune

INR 1.2 LPA

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai

INR 1.25 LPA

DR. J.J. Magdum College of Engineering (JJMCOE ), Kolhapur

INR 90,000/-

Other Top B.Pharm Colleges in India

There are many other top B.Pharm colleges in India which offer quality education and great career opportunities. Some of them are from Uttar Pradesh. Students from other states who want to get admission in UP top B.Pharm Colleges can check the provisions. They can also go through the UP Board Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers and know the scheme of examination as the 10+2 is the qualification required to appear for the entrance examination to get into the B.Pharm colleges in UP.  The top B.Pharm colleges in India are as follows:

Amity University Manesar, Gurgaon

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata

Mandsaur University (MU), Mandsaur

Sanjay Ghodawat University (SGU Kolhapur), Kolhapur

Parul University, Gujarat

Swami Keshvanand Institute of Pharmacy (SKIP), Bikaner

GGS College of Modern Technology (GGSCMT, Punjab), Kharar

Sagar Group of Institutions (SGI), Barabanki

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FAQs

When does Maharashtra B.Pharmacy 2023 admission registrations begin?

MHT CET 2023 application form filling window will open in February tentatively. Aspirants will have to enter their personal details and academic information and submit the form. Those who have correctly filled in the details will be invited to download the admit card of Maharashtra B.Pharmacy 2023.

What are the MHT CET 2023 exam dates?

Maharashtra B.Pharmacy 2023 exam is scheduled to be held between May 15-20, 2023. Aspirants have to appear for the test and clear the exam to move to the counselling rounds. Only those candidates who have the admit card with them will be allowed to appear for the exam.

How can I check the provisional merit list for the MHT CET?

Candidates can find out the MHT CET provisional merit list on the official website cetcell.mahacet.org. Students can also feel free to examine the MHT CET 2023 Provisional Merit List by clicking on the direct link provided in this article.

How is the seat allotment result curated for Maharashtra B Pharmacy Admission 2023-24?

The official authorities prepare the results for Maharashtra B Pharmacy Admission 2023-24 on the grounds of the applicant’s merit list rank, seat matrix, reservation system, and eligibility criteria.

What are the details mentioned on the Maharashtra B Pharmacy CAP round 2023 result?

The list of details present on the Maharashtra B Pharmacy CAP round 2023 result includes the applicant’s name, roll number, category, father’s name, merit list rank, qualifying status, and college allotted.

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