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Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Admission 2021 - Dates, Application, Selection,Top Colleges

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: August 25, 2021 05:51 pm IST

Admission to the M.Pharm course in Tamil Nadu is on the basis of the entrance exam. Find out all about Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Admission 2021 here including dates, eligibility, selection and counselling process.

 Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Admissions 2021

Tamil Nadu certainly is a popular choice for students who want to pursue a Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) course. The Health & Family Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu is responsible for M.Pharm admission in the state. Based on marks scored in the Tamil Nadu M.Pharm entrance exam, admission will be provided to the candidates. In this article, we have covered everything you need to know about M.Pharm admissions in Tamil Nadu for the year 2021.

Popular M.Pharm Specialisations in Tamilnadu 2021

Some of the most popular M.Pharm specialisations offered in Tamilnadu are mentioned below:-

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M.Pharm in Pharmacognosy

M.Pharm in Pharmacology

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Bio-Technology

M.Pharm in Pharmacy Practice


Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Dates 2021

The COVID situation has caused a delay in the commencement of academic sessions across the country. As a result, in Tamil Nadu, there are no set dates for M.Pharm admissions. The schedule will be updated here as soon as its released:



Start Date of Online Registration

August/ September 2021

Last Date of Registration

September 2021

Entrance Exam 


Merit list


Seat Allotment


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Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2021

In order to be eligible for M.Pharm admission in Tamil Nadu, you must fulfil the following criteria mentioned below:-


Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates seeking admission to the M.Pharmacy Course should be citizens of India and Natives of Tamil Nadu.

  • Candidates of Tamil Nadu Nativity who have completed B. Pharma in other States should submit a certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) or relevant degree from any recognised university.

Percentage Required

  • Candidates belonging to the OC, BC, BCM, MBC categories need to secure minimum 55% marks from any recognized university.
  • Candidates who belongs to the SC, SCA, and ST categories need to at least 50% marks.

Note:- Before seeking admission to any one of the affiliated institutions, candidates shall obtain an Eligibility Certificate from the Dr MGR Medical University.

How to apply for Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Admission 2021

To apply, students must first visit the Health & Family Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu official website. The general steps to fill the application process involves the following steps.

  • Go to the official website and click the Apply option.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the registration procedure.

  • Login with the credentials created during registration and fill the application form.

  • Any relevant documentation, including images and signatures, should be uploaded.

  • Submit the application form after paying the application cost.

You can also register for M.Pharm admission in Tamil Nadu without taking an entrance exam using Collegedekho. You only need to fill out our Common Application Form, which you can see at the link below.

Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Common Application Form 

All you have to do to complete our CAF form by choosing a college, a course, fill in your information and pay the application money. You can use the form to apply to hundreds of additional colleges once you've completed it. You may also call our student helpdesk at 18005729877 for more details.

Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates seeking admission should appear Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Entrance Exam conducted by the Selection Committee. The exam pattern followed for the Tamil Nadu M.Pharm entrance exam are mentioned below:-

Total No. of Question


Question Type

Objective Type

Marking Scheme

Each question will carry 1 Mark

Negative Marks

No -ve Marking

Total Marks

90 marks for entrance examination + 10 marks for the experience.

Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Merit List 2021

After the successful completion of the exam and the announcement of the results and the Merit List will be released. The Merit List of candidates will be determined by adding the marks from the entrance examination and the marks from the experience. (90 marks for the entrance exam + 10 marks for work experience)

Inter-se merit determination:

If two or more candidates receive equal marks out of a total of 100 marks, the inter-se-merit of those candidates shall be determined using the recommended approach outlined below.

  • The results of the Entrance Examination.

  • The least number of times a student has appeared in a B.Pharm. examination in the final semester or year.

  • Total marks obtained in the B.Pharm final semesters/final year examinations.

  • Priority will be given to those who are older.

Also Read:- Kerala M.Pharm Admissions 2021: Dates, Application, Eligibility, Selection Process

Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Result 2021

After the entrance exam, results will be published on the Health & Family Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu official websites. The merit list will be published on the websites by the Selection Committee. Candidates will be contacted for counselling based on their merit, and they will be able to exercise their options in accordance with their eligibility criteria.

Note:- Answer papers will not be rechecked, revalued, or totalled again. And Answer keys will not be provided.

Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Selection Process 2021

The selection will be made using merit-based counselling as per the Rule of Reservation method followed by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Seats will be distributed equally between service and open quota as per their ranking in the merit list.

Reservation of Seats:-


Reservation %

Open Competition


Backward Class


Most Backward / Denotified


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Tamil Nadu M.Pharm Counselling 2021

Seats will be assigned through merit-based counselling in accordance with the reservation policy. Candidates will be contacted for counselling based on their merit list ranking. Eligible candidates can only obtain their Call Letters by logging into the Health & Family Welfare Department official websites with their Application Number and Password and attend the Counseling on the dates and times specified in the Counseling Schedule, which will be available on the official website.

It is not possible to change your mind after you have made a decision during counselling. After an option has been exercised at the time of counselling, it is not possible to request a change of branch/college. Only during the second part of counselling will re-allocation be permitted. Individual requests for college transfer will not be considered.

If you have any queries, you can contact us on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone or call our helpline number 18005729877. 

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