VMU AICEE (M.Pharm) -

Vinayaka Missions University (VMU) AICEE-M.Pharm (VMU AICEE (M.Pharm) - 2016)

Pen & Paper | State Level Exam
Important Dates
Registration Date
Mar 03, 2016
Test Date
Jun 23, 2016
Result Date
Jul 10, 2016

VMU AICEE (M.Pharm) 2016 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Pen & Paper    |     Exam Duration : 1.5 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Pharmaceutics 18 Minutes - 20
Pharmacology 18 Minutes - 20
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 18 Minutes - 20
Pharmaceutical Analysis 18 Minutes - 20
English Proficiency 18 Minutes - 20
  • Total Questions- 100 Questions
  • Test duration- 1.30 Hours
  • Marking System –
    • There is no negative Marking.

VMU AICEE (M.Pharm) 2016 Syllabus

Chapters
  1. Matter and properties of matter
  2. Micromeretics and powder rheology
  3. Surface and interfacial phenomenon
  4. Viscosity and rheology
  5. Dispersion systems
  6. Complexation
  7. Kinetics and drug Stability
Chapters
  1. Sources of crude drugs of natural origin and their classification
  2. plant growth regulators
  3. Adulteration and types of adulterants
  4. Methods of evaluation of crude drugs
  5. classes of phytoconstituents- Alkaloids
  6. diagnostic features
  7. chemical constituents
  8. substituents and allied drugs
  9. Study of fibres used in pharmacy
  10. Plant tissue culture
  11. Applications of plant tissue culture
Chapters
  1. Quality assurance and quality control methods
  2. Pharmacopoeial assays
  3. Chromatographic methods (Paper, TLC, Column, GC and HPLC)
  4. Conductometry and Polarography
  5. Gravimetric analysis
  6. Concepts of qualitative and quantitative analysis
Chapters
  1. General pharmacological principles including Toxicology
  2. Autonomic nervous system
  3. Gastro intestinal system and Respiratory system
  4. Pharmacology of Autacoids
  5. Pharmacology of Endocrine system
  6. Thyroid hormones and Antithyroid drugs
  7. Insulin
  8. Oral hypoglycemics
  9. Estrogens
  10. Progesterone and Oral contraceptives
  11. Androgens and Anabolic steroids
  12. Chemotherapeutic agents
  13. Clinical Pharmacy
Chapters
  1. Preformulation studies
  2. Pharmaceutical calculations
  3. blood products and plasma substitutes and surgical products
  4. Cosmetic preparations
Chapters
  1. Gastrointestinal agents
  2. Electrolytes
  3. Haematinics
  4. Topical agents
  5. Dental products
Chapters
  1. Passage of drugs across biological barrier
  2. Basic principles of Pharmacokinetics
  3. Compartment kinetics
  4. Concept of clearance
  5. I.V. drug administration
  6. Bioavailability and bioequivalence
  7. Concept of clearance
Chapters
  1. Introduction to drug design
  2. Stereochemistry of drug molecules
  3. Hypnotics and Sedatives
  4. Neuroleptics
  5. Antidepressants
  6. Anxiolytics
  7. Anticonvulsants
  8. Local Anaesthetics
  9. Cardiovascular drugs
  10. Antihypertensive drugs
  11. Antihistaminics
  12. Analgesics
  13. Chemotherapeutic agents
Chapters
  1. Pharmacy Act 1948
  2. Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945 and amendments thereto
  3. Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 and Rules
  4. Drugs Price Control Order

VMU AICEE (M.Pharm) Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What is the eligibility criteria?

A candidate for admission to the M.Pharm. Degree Program must have a degree of B.Pharm. or equivalent duly recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India and should have obtained permanent registration from any one of the State Pharmacy Councils in India. 

2) Can the candidate apply for M. Pharm. programme at VMU if he/she has appeared for the final semester qualifying examination but the result has not been declared yet?

Yes, he/she can apply for M. Pharm. programme at VMU. The result for final Semester is required to be submitted at VMU till 3rd July. Failing to do so, the admission is liable to be cancelled. However, such candidate has to produce a proof stating that he/she has already appeared for the final semester qualifying Examination.

3) Can I take admission if the result of my qualifying examination is awaited or I have back-log/ re-appear/ compartment in the qualifying examination?

Applicants who are either awaiting their result or are due to appear for qualifying exam may also apply, provided they furnish/ submit the result of the qualifying examination to the university either by the last date of provisional registration or at the time of admission, or by the last date as specified by the university.

4) I have a consolidated 55% marks in my B.Tech/ or B.Pharm/ or MBBS/ or BDS degree. Whether I am eligible to apply for M.Pharm course?

Yes. Students should get minimum of 50% marks (consolidated) during their degree program.

5) I have a bachelor's degree from a 3 - year program. Am I eligible to apply to this program?

The candidate must have passed B.Pharm or equivalent duly recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India and should have obtained permanent registration from any one of the State Pharmacy Councils in India. 

6) Will there be any breaks during the exam?

No, there will be no scheduled breaks during the test but candidates are allowed to go to the restroom by raising their hand to inform the test centre administrator. Note that the on-screen timer will continue running during restroom breaks.