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Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020 (Ongoing): Check Dates, Eligibility, Registration, Counselling Process here

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: December 24, 2020

The online registration for Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020 has begun on 10th December. Get detailed information about M.Pharm Counselling in Maharashtra including dates, eligibility, registration and counselling process here.

Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling

Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling: The Online registration for the Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020 has begun on 10th December 2020. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can register themselves for the Counselling. The admission for M.Pharm in Maharashtra will be carried out on the basis of MHT CET and GPAT score. The seat allotment will be done through the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) Counselling.

Through MHT CET, the aspirants can take admission in M.Pharm in Government and Government Aided professional educational institutions. This exam is conducted every year by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Maharashtra M.Pharmacy Counseling Registration 2020 has been Started. All the details regarding the Maharashtra M.Pharm Counseling can be found in this article. 

Direct Link to Register for Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020

Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling Highlights 2020

All the relevant information about the Maharashtra M.Pharm counselling for the 2020-21 academic year can be found in the form of highlights in the table below -

Competent Authority

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State


Admission Process

Based on Entrance Exam and Counselling Process

CAP Dates

Round 1: 31st Dec 2020 - 9th Jan 2021

Round 2: 10th Jan 2021 - 22nd Jan 2021

Type of Institutions Participating

Government, Government-Aided and Self Financing Institutions

Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling Important Dates  2020

All the important dates relating to the Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020 for the coming academic year are listed below:-


Important Dates

Online Registration & Uploading of Documents 

(For Maharashtra State/All India)

10th December 2020

Last Date for registration & Uploading of documents

23rd December 2020

Last Date for Online Verification of Documents

24th Dec 2020

Provisional Merit List

26th Dec 2020

Submission of Grievances, If Any

27th Dec - 28th Dec 2020 (Until 5:00 PM)

Final Merit List Declaration

30th Dec 2020

Display of Seat Matrix for CAP Round 1

30th Dec 2020

CAP Round 1

CAP Round 1 Online Option Entry Form

31st Dec 2020 - 2nd Jan 2021

Provisional Seat Allotment

6th Jan 2021

Seat Acceptance

7th Jan - 9th Jan 2021


7th Jan - 9th Jan 2021

CAP Round 2

Display of Provisional Vacant Seats

10th Jan 2021

Online Option Entry Form

11th Jan - 12th Jan 2021

Provisional Seat Allotment 

14th Jan 2021

Accepting to the Offered Seat by Candidates

15th Jan - 17th Jan 2021

Reporting to the Allotted Institute

15th Jan - 17th Jan 2021

Transferring of Vacant Seats to Government/ Govt. Aided/ Unaided Institutes

18th Jan - 21st Jan 2021

Commencement of Academic Activities 

11th Jan 2021


21st Jan 2021

For Institutes: Last Date to Upload Info

22nd Jan 2021

Maharashtra M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2020 

Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria are eligible to register themselves for Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020 -

For Maharashtra and All India Candidature Candidates:-


Eligibility Criteria

Indian National

The applicant should be an Indian National

Educational Qualification
  • Candidates need to secure a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy approved from AICTE/ PCI or State Government approved institution.

  • Candidates also need to secure minimum 55% marks in the bachelor degree.

  • Candidates belonging to the Backward Class Category need to secure at least 50% marks.

Entrance Exam

  • Must have qualified GPATconducted by National Testing Agency

For sponsored candidates

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2-years of work experience (full-time) from any registered company/ industry or Government Autonomous Organization in the relevant field.

For NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National:-

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must obtain a Bachelor's degree in pharmacy with at least 55% marks approved by the AICTE/PCI or Government approved institution.

  • Any other criterion that the appropriate authority has declared from time to time, as defined under the Act.

Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020

Centralised Admission Process (CAP):- Candidates are accepted by the Unaided Private Professional Educational Institution through the CAP (CAP). The Government, Government Aided and University Department shall also admit the candidates through CAP. 

Stage 1: Registration

The eligible candidates aspiring for admission on the basis of CET conducted by the Competent Authority of Maharashtra State should apply for Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling. The steps to fill the registration form are mentioned below:-

  • Visit the official website of MAHCET

  • Fill up the Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling Application form and upload valid scanned documents.

  • Before confirming any of the Facilitation Centres, the candidate may edit/update the information in his application form.

  • After submitting the application form the candidates can verify the data if required. Then they need to take a printout of the application form and sign it. 

  • A list of the documents required to be produced by the candidate to substantiate his claim will be mentioned in the printed application form.

  • Candidates need to carry the required documents for the verification of documents

Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling Fee 2020:-

The application fee for Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020 has been discussed in the table below - 


Application Fee

General Category 

₹ 1,000/-

Reserved Category 

₹ 800/-

NRI/OCI/PIO/FN Candidates

₹ 5,000/-

Stage 2: Provisional Merit List

  • The Competent Authority will publish the Provisional merit list or Final Merit Lists.

  • On the official website, the provisional list of merits will be displayed.

  • Candidates may submit their grievances within the specified grievance period set out by the  Competent Authority.

  • No document shall be accepted after the scheduled dates

  • After that final merit of candidates will be displayed on the official website

Stage 3: Online Choice Filling

Display of Category Wise Seats:- Before filling the choice, the competent authority shall publish the complete information on the institutes, courses offered, intake and no. of seats available for each category.

  • Fill up your online choices in decreasing order in order to participate in CAP (Minimum 1 and maximum 300 choices).

  • Through the login, candidates can fill their online option.

  • For all candidates, it is mandatory to confirm the online option form through their login.

  • The candidate will not be able to change the options after the confirmation.

  • To avoid impersonation, applicants should not disclose their application ID & password to others.

Stage 4: Allotment & Reporting

The competent authority will release the allotment of respective CAP Round indicating allotted institute and Course. The candidates shall report to the Admission Reporting Centre (ARC) and accept the seat offered by the competent authority. The candidate should report to the allocated institute only after reporting to ARC to seek admission to the allocated seat as per the final allotment in CAP rounds.

Stage 5: CAP Round 1

The Round-I seats will be published on the official website. The candidate whose names appear in the final CAP merit list is qualified to participate in this round.

  • In this round, if the seat is allocated to a candidate according to his first preference, that allotment shall be auto-frozen and the allotment thus made shall be accepted by the candidate. Such a candidate is not eligible to participate in subsequent rounds of the CAP. These candidates shall then report to the ARC for verification of document and the payment of the seat.

  • The candidates shall subsequently report to the allocated institute and shall apply for admission to the allocated seat. If such a candidate does not return to ARC for confirmation of seat by Competent Authority, his/her claim for the allotted seat shall automatically be revoked and the seat shall be made available for fresh allotment.

  • A candidate who has been allocated a seat other than their preference, and if the candidate is pleased with the allocation and does not wish to participate in more CAP rounds, the candidate may freeze their seat by login their account.

  • A candidate who has secured a seat other than their first reference and has not accepted a seat by not reporting to ARC is also qualified to participate in subsequent rounds.

Stage 6: CAP Round 2

Qualified candidates for Round II can alter or change their choice for the previous round. During this round, the seat will be allocated to eligible candidates under the following factors:-

  • Once a candidate is allocated the upward preference, his earlier seat allotment would be cancelled immediately. If no such upward preference is given, his previous allotment stands will be preserved.

  • After Round 2, no further option for change is available to the candidate. The allotment rendered and/or allotment retained in round 2 is final.

  • Reporting to Institute:- The candidate shall report to the college eventually assigned to him and shall confirm his admission to the institution as per the schedule. The Institute shall immediately verify the necessary documents and upload candidates admissions into the online system through Institute Login and shall provide a system-generated receipt for the confirmation of admission.

Documents Required for Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling 2020

The applicants have to be ready with the documents listed below during filling up the online registration and at the time of Maharashtra M.Pharm Counselling -

Graduation Mark Sheet & Certificates

12th/ Diploma Mark Sheet

10th Mark Sheet

GPAT Score Card

Character Certificate

Domicile Certificate (If Applicable)

Caste Certificate (If Applicable)

Disability Certificate (If Applicable)

Valid Id Proof

Passport Size Photographs

Top M.Pharm Colleges in Maharashtra 2020

If you want to take direct admission in M.Pharm, explore the top M.Pharm Colleges mentioned below.

Alard Group Of Institutions ( AGI), Pune

Sapkal Knowledge Hub, Nashik

Sandip University ( SU Nashik), Nashik

You can also fill our Common Application Form for more information about the colleges mentioned above.

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