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Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Admission 2023: Application, Dates, Eligibility, Counselling

Lam Vijaykanth
Lam VijaykanthUpdated On: January 31, 2023 11:28 am IST

Looking forward to B.Pharm admissions in Tamil Nadu? We have got you covered, find all details including important dates, eligibility, admission process and counselling process here.

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Admissions

Tamil Nadu is one of the popular states in India to pursue a B.Pharm course. TNEA is responsible for carrying out the centralised counselling for B.Pharm admissions in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu has several deemed (private) universities/ institutes that offer admission to B.Pharm courses on the basis of 10+2 marks.

For B.Pharm admissions of Tamil Nadu, candidates have to apply for TNEA-Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions. Anna University conducts TNEA for admission of B.Tech degree, B.Pharm degree, and B.Arch degree. If you are looking forward to B.Pharm admissions in Tamil Nadu, you have come to the right place to find all information about important dates, admission process, counselling, etc here.

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Admission Dates 2023

The dates for Tamil Nadu B.Pharm admissions have yet to be announced. Until the dates are confirmed, you can check at the tentative schedule on CollegeDekho.


Dates (Tentative)

TNEA Online Application Start Date

August/ September 2023

Last Date to apply

October 2023

Last Date for Receipt of the Online Application

October 2023

Merit List

October 2023

Counselling Process

November 2023

Supplementary Counselling

November 2023

Last date of Counselling

​​​​​​​December 2023

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2023

The eligibility criteria for B.Pharm admission in Tamil Nadu is as follows:

Academic Qualification

To be eligible for B.Pharm admissions in TN candidates must have passed class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as their main subjects

Minimum Qualifying Marks

For B.Pharm admission in Tamil Nadu, the minimum qualifying marks required in the class 12th exam are mentioned below:-


Minimum Percentage

General Category








Nativity or Domicile Rules:-

  • The residents of Tamil Nadu or the students who have studied their Class 8th to Class 12th in Tamil Nadu are eligible for admission, and they can claim state reservation policies, scholarships or concessions.

  • The students who have studied Class 8th to Class 12th outside Tamil Nadu can also apply for admission only if their parents are residents or natives of Tamil Nadu. However, these candidates need to provide their Nativity Certificate applications at the time of admission.

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Admission Procedure 2023

In order to secure admission to the preferred college, the candidates need to appear for the TNEA counselling process. On the other hand, the chances of getting admission to the B.Pharm colleges of your choice are based on options filled by the candidates at the time of choice filling. Some of the important guidelines that candidates need to note about the Tamil Nadu B.pharm Admission procedure is mentioned below:-

  • Only if candidates choose the option based on their TNEA ranking/scoring will get fair chances for admission. To have more clarity, the students are advised to check the previous year's opening and closing marks of that particular college.

  • For instance, if the candidates choose the institute whose cut off is high, then the chances of getting admission to that respective college for the candidates are less.

Before the beginning of the counselling process, Anna University will publish in the list of candidates eligible for B. Pharm admission. Candidates' Names, Categories, scores, and rankings will be mentioned in the merit list. The candidates may refer to the opening and closing ranks of college based on their ranking.

Also Read:TNEA 2023 Application Form, Online Registration - Dates, Fees, Documents, Process

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Reservation Policy 2023

The reservation policy for B.Pharm admissions in Tamil Nadu is as follows:


Seat Reserved



SC (Arunthatiyars)


BC – Muslim




Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities




Open Competition


Special Category Reservation:-

Category Name

Total Number of Seats

Visually Impaired/ Hearing Impaired/ Orthopedically Differently Abled Persons

3% (1% for each category)

Daughters/ Sons of Freedom Fighters


Daughters/ Sons of Ex-Servicemen


Eminent Sports Persons


Documents Required for Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Admission

The list of documents required for B.Pharm admissions in Tamil Nadu is as follows:

  • Class 10the Marksheet and Certificate

  • Class 12th Marksheet and Certificate

  • Admit Card of Class 12th exam

  • TC- Transfer Certificate from last studied institute

  • Nativity Certificate

  • Category Certificate (For the candidates belonging to reserved categories)

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Counselling Process 2023

The entire TNEA counselling process involves various stages and can be verified below:


To register for the counselling process, candidates have to visit the official website of TNEA i.e., Candidates must have a valid e-mail and mobile ID for their registration. After submitting the above details, the login Id and password will be generated.

Application Fee Payment:

The application fee for the reserved categories, the TNEA application fee is Rs 250/- and for the General category, it’s Rs 500/-. Candidates can use credit/debit card / Internet banking in the online mode to pay for TNEA application fees. A payment receipt will be generated after the payment is made. Save it for future use.

Applicants at the facilitation centre can pay their fee to the officer present at the facilitation centre.

Application Form Filling:

After paying the counselling fee, the TNEA online application form will be available. The candidates must fill out the application form by providing their academic and personal information.

Application Submission:

Check the details entered on the online application form before clicking on the ' Submit ' button. If all the information entered in the application form is correct in the knowledge of the candidate, submit the application form and take a printout of it as a future reference.

Document Verification:

Candidates will be required to visit the nearest facilitation centre for application and document verification. For certificate verification, it is mandatory to carry all the necessary documents and certificates.

Declaration of Merit/ Rank List:

A few days after the document verification has been completed, the TNEA authority will release a merit list that includes the candidates ' names, rank, category, and standardised score. Candidates whose names are in the TNEA merit list will be eligible to participate in the online choice filling.

Online Choice Filling:

Applicants must sign in to TNEA's official website and complete the online choice filling form. On the official website, the listing of colleges, opening and the closing cut-offs is published. Based on the candidates' scores/ marks, they must choose the list of colleges. It is advisable to complete as many options as possible to increase the chances of admission.

TNEA Counselling 2023 - Dates, Seat Allotment, Choice Filling, Merit/ Rank List, Process

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Seat Allotment  2023

The seat allotment process for Tamil Nadu B.Pharm admission is as follows:



I agree and Confirm

The candidates can select the option "I agree and confirm," if they are satisfied with their seat allocation.

I Reject Current Allotment and Move to the Next Round

If the candidates are not satisfied with the allocation of their seats, they should tick ' I reject the current allocation' and switch to the next round. The succeeding rounds of the TNEA counselling process will be open to these applicants.

I Decline Current Allotment and Quit Counselling

This option is available to those candidates who wish to leave the TNEA counselling. After that they are not allowed to appear on the next round of TNEA counselling nor the allocation of seats will be considered for these candidates.

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Seat Matrix 2023

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Seat Matrix is as follows:

College Name

No of Seats

Govt. Seats B.Pharm


Govt. Quota Seats in Self Financing Colleges B.Pharm


Govt Seats B.Pharm Lateral Entry


Govt. Quota Seats in Self Financing Colleges B.Pharm Lateral Entry


Once the seat allotment process is done, candidates need to read the agreement and click on the ' I accept' option. The initial admission fee shall be deposited by the candidates who accepted the allotment. To confirm the admission the candidates need to pay their admission. The admission fee for B.Pharm at TN is Rs.5,000 (general category) and Rs.1,000 for ( reserved category)

Tamil Nadu B.Pharm Colleges

College Name

Annual Course Fees

Sree Abirami College Of Nursing (SACN), Coimbatore

INR 1,25,000/-

Bharath Institute of Higher Education And Research (BIHER), Chennai

INR 1,20,000/-

PPG College of Pharmacy (PPGCP), Coimbatore

INR 1,40,000/-

Dr. M.G.R. Educational And Research Institute (DRMGRERI), Chennai

INR 72,000/-

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When will T.N B.Pharm Admission 2023 start?

The admission process of T.N B.Pharm is expected to be started either in the month of August or September.

What should be the minimum percentage of marks for the general category for applying B.Pharm Admission 2023 in T.N ?

The minimum percentage of marks that a student of the general category must have is 50% in order to apply for  B.Pharm Admission 2023 in T.N

What is the annual course fee of Dr. M.G.R Educational And Research Institute, Chennai?

The annual course fee of Dr. M.G.R Educational And Research Institute is Rs. 72, 000/-

What is the application fee for the reserved categories?

The application fee for the reserved categories is Rs. 250/- whereas for the general category it is Rs. 500/-

Does Anna University conduct an entrance exam for the admission of B.Pharm?

Anna University does not conduct any entrance exam for admission into B.Pharm. The candidates must participate in the counselling process after applying. Based on the merit, candidates will be placed.


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