NIPER JEE 2020 Admit Card (Released), Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus

NIPER JEE 2020 (NIPER Joint Entrance Exam) is the national level entrance exam conducted by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), and it is conducted so as to examine the aptitude of the candidates seeking admission to the various of Postgraduates and the Doctorate level courses into the field of Pharmacy. NIPER JEE 2020 was successfully conducted on June 9 ,2020. 

Highlights for the NIPER JEE 2020 are:

Date of Examination
June 9,2020
Conducting Body
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)
Level of the Examination
Mode of Exam 
The medium of the Exam 
Duration of the Exam 
120 Minutes
Course Offered 

Ph.D, MS (Pharm)


M.Tech (Pharm)

MBA (Pharm)

NIPER JEE 2020 Schedule : 

Tentative Dates 
Online Registration Starts From
April 1, 2020
Availability of NIPER JEE Admit Card
May 15, 2020
NIPER JEE 2020 Exam Date 
June 9, 2020
Interview and Group Discussion at NIPER (Hyderabad)
On or Before June 20,2020
NIPER Joint Counselling 2020
June 2020

 NIPER JEE 2020 Admit Card :

The admit card will be issued by the NIPER, Hyderabad. The candidates are here advised to download the relevant admit card within their relevant prescribed dates. Through the admit card, the candidates can also know the exam date, the venue and the exam timings.

Steps to Download NIPER JEE 2020 Admit Card

  • The official website i.e
  • Click over the link referred as the NIPER JEE 2020 Admit Card.
  • Enter the require credentials for the candidate such as the login details, the Application Number/User ID and the relevant Password. 
  • The login and the download the Admit Card, and  this printout will do the same for the future references

NIPER JEE 2020 Syllabus : 

The syllabus for the entrance examination are as :

Natural Products :
  • Secondary metabolites
  • Photochemistry
  • Methods of extraction, isolation and characterization of natural products
  • Biosynthetic pathways
  • Important therapeutic classes
  • Primary metabolites
  • Marine natural products
  • Plant growth regulators
Stereochemistry : 
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Evaluation of formulation, principles and methods of release control in oral formulations
  • Bioavailability, bioequivalence studies
  • Compartmental modeling
  • Packaging
  • Dosage forms
  • Additives of formulation, types, examples, advantages, disadvantages, drug excipient interaction, incompatibility, various types of incompatibilities
  • (TDDS)
  • Fischer, sawhorse and newmon projection formulas
  • Standardization of natural products
  • Various adrenergic, cholinergic and other receptors
  • Pharmaceutics and formulation (Pharmaceutical Technology)
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Pharmacological effect, desired, undesired, toxic, adverse effects
  • Bioavailability, bioequivalence, various factors of ADME
  • Drug metabolism
  • Drug interactions, agonist, antagonist, protein binding, drug distribution, distribution volume, excretion pathways
  • Pharmacological screening
  • Mechanism of drug action
  • Drug-receptor interaction
  • Detailed study of CNS pharmacology Transdermal drug delivery systems
  • Diseases
  • Chemotherapy and pathophysiology
  • Bioassay methods
  • Drug delivery systems (DDS)
  • Carriers in DDS
  • Biological sources of important classes of natural products
  • Parenteral
  • Drug targeting
  • Complexation
  • Solubilization
  • Dosage form development- stages, implications of dosage form
  • Viscosity measurements
Pharmaceutical analysis : 
  • Stability testing of pharmaceuticals, various stability tests, kinetic studies, shelf life determination, thermal stability, formulation stability
  • Various analytical techniques
  • Tests: physical and chemical tests, limit tests, microbiological tests, biological tests, disintegration and dissolution tests.
  • Solubility
  • Transdermal drug delivery systems (TDDS): principles, absorption enhancers, evaluation of TDDS.
  • Carriers in DDS: polymers and their classification, types, carbohydrates, surfactants, proteins, lipids, prodrugs etc. 
  • Drug delivery systems (DDS): NDDS models, osmotic pumps, various release patterns
  • Osmolality, osmolality, osmotic pressure, conductivity, Preservatives, Media for bioassay.
Biotechnology and Biochemistry : 
  • Pharmaceutical technology
  • Classification of enzymes and their functions mechanism of action of
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Blotting techniques(Western, southern)
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Gene cloning
  • Immunoassays, protein
  • RNA synthesis
  • DNA synthesis
  • rDNA technology
Gene expression : 
  • Mutation
  • Replication
  • Transcription, translation
  • Recombination, bacteriophages
Cloning : 
  • Fermentation
  • Methods, isolation of nucleic acids, enzymes in cloning
Chemistry : 
  • Basic organic chemistry and biochemistry Stereochemistry
  • Osazone test
  • Mutarotation
  • Medicinal chemistry and Bulk Drugs
  • Keto-enol tautomerism
  • IUPAC nomenclature
  • Introduction to thermal methods of analysis
  • Introduction to Redox reactions
  • Imine-enamine
  • Hybridization
  • Amino acids proteins
  • type of stereoisomer
  • Basic methods of synthesis of various organic compounds
Aptitude : 
  • Simple Mathematics
  • logical reasoning and data analysis,
  • questions based on English language 

Pharmacology : 
  • Bioavailability, bioequivalence, various factors of ADME
  • Bioassay methods, various requirements. Brief knowledge of the statistical tests.
  • Chemotherapy and pathophysiology- knowledge of antibiotics, their mode of action and the microorganisms responsible for various common diseases.
  • Diseases: study of the pharmacology of the diseases and drugs used with mode of action especially of diabetes, malaria, leishmaniasis, TB, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, inflammation, and immunomodualtion.
  • Study of basis of threshold areas of work in NIPER in pharmacology dept. Mentioned in brochure.
  • Detailed study of CNS pharmacology specially opiod receptors
  • Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacological effect, desired, undesired, toxic, adverse effects.
  • Drug metabolism: various pathways and other details.
  • Drug interactions, agonist, antagonist, Mechanism of drug action, drug-receptor interaction.
  • Various adrenergic, cholinergic and other receptors
  • partial agonist, protein binding, drug distribution, distribution volume, excretion pathways etc.
Phytochemistry : 
  • Methods of extraction, isolation and characterization of natural products.
  • Various separation techniques used for isolation of natural products.
  • Biosynthetic pathways.
  • Primary metabolites, their examples
  • Secondary metabolites, various classes of secondary metabolites (eg. Alkaloids, glycosides, tannins, lignans, saponins, lipids, flavonoids, coumarins, etc.).
  • Important therapeutic classes: antidiabetics, hepatoprotectives, immmunomodulators, neutraceuticals, natural products for gynaecological disorders, anti-cancer, anti-viral (mainly anti-HIV), adaptogens etc.
  • Dietary antioxidants, Marine natural products, Plant growth regulators.
  • Fischer projection formulas.
  • Biological sources of important classes of natural products. (Selected ones only)
  • Standardization of natural products, analytical pharmacognosy.

NIPER JEE 2020 Exam Pattern : 

The examination pattern for the NIPER JEE 2020 Exam Pattern is the same for the Master and Ph.D. courses.

Mode of Exam
Paper Type
Number of Questions
A total of 200 questions will be asked in the exam.
Duration of Exam
120 Minutes
Negative Marking
25% of the marks assigned to the question.

Exam Center:

The examination centers for the NIPER JEE 2020 entrance exam was held in the following cities which are : 

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Chandigarh
  • Dehradun
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Pune

NIPER JEE 2020 cut off: 

The cut off is the minimum score as required to secure for the admission, and for the cut off of NIPER JEE 2020, the various courses offered by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, NIPER JEE 2020 cut off will depend over the lot of factors such as the : 

  • Number of applicants
  • The number of seats available.
  • The previous year cut off marks and the difficulty levels of the entrance test.

NIPER JEE 2020 cut off is being published few days after the declaration of the results,and only for the students who will score more than the cut off marks, this will be considered as the qualified candidates and will be called as the further selection process such as the Group Discussion, Interview and Counselling. 

NIPER JEE 2020 application form : 

  • NIPER JEE 2020 application process started from April 1, 2020, and was finalized on May 15, 2020, the registration process for the entrance is open both in the online as well the offline mode.
  • 1-Applicants willing to register for NIPER examination are required to visit the official website of NIPER ie.e, to get the online application form.
  • Fill in up all the details mentioned in the form and click on the “Submit” button.
  • After submitting all of the information, the payment of NIPER registration by using the Debit/Credit Card. e-challan or the relevant Net Banking is accepted.
  • Finally, once the application form is submitted successfully, the candidate is required so as to send the hard copy of the filled-in application form to NIPER Mohali Campus.

NIPER JEE 2020 Counselling : 

The admission to M.S (Pharm), M.Pharm and M.Tech (Pharm) programs would be made through the counseling, while that of the admission to the M.B.A (Pharm) program (in NIPER, Hyderabad and that of S.A.S Nagar) will be based over the combined merit list, and this is prepared on the basis of the student’s performance and is written test, the group discussion, and the interview.

The weightage here is given for the written test and of the GDPI round, in the proportion of 85:15.

The documents required for the counseling process here are :

Class 10th and 12th mark sheet

  • Marksheets of all the semesters/years of the qualifying exam
  • Valid GATE/GPAT/NET Score Card (if applicable)
  • NIPER JEE 2020 Admit Card
  • Reservation Certificate
  • Medical Certificate

NIPER JEE 2020 Result : 

NIPER JEE 2020 results have been declared by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research on June 13, 2020. All the candidates who appear for the exam can check their relevant result by the visit of the official website of the exam.

NIPER JEE 2020 Results has reported as AIR (All India Ranks) secured by the candidate in the entrance examination.

NIPER JEE 2020 results are available only on the official website i.e , or

The details required to check the NIPER JEE 2020 results are the enrollment number and the candidate’s date of birth. 

NIPER JEE 2020 Important Dates : 
NIPER JEE 2020 Results Date
June 13, 2020
Official Site for NIPER JEE 2020 Results Announcement
Ranks Announced in NIPER JEE 2020 Results
Merit basis, Merit within Category basis
Starting of NIPER JEE 2020 Counselling
On or Before June 2020

Steps to Check for the NIPER JEE 2020 Results
  • Candidate can visit the NIPER’s official website or
  • Click on the link of NIPER JEE 2020 results. This link would navigate to the form page with the details such as the Name of the Candidate, the Enrollment Number, the Seat number and the date of birth.
  • Candidates are also required to fill in the required details and the results will be displayed for the entered information.
  • Candidates can also here download the results and also print it for the further reference.

NIPER JEE 2020 Answer Key : 

NIPER JEE 2020 Answer Key will be released by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and the Research S.A.S. Nagar. NIPER JEE 2020 official Answer Key will be available for the download purpose on the official website in the 3rd week of July 2020.

Steps to download NIPER JEE 2020 Answer Key : 
  • Answer Key for the different subjects and the courses will be released by the conducting body.
  • The candidates can also visit the NIPER S.A.S Nagar official website.
  • View and download the NIPER JEE Answer Key, should be clicked.
  • The link will also navigate to the paper wise and subject wise selection. Candidates are also required to select their respective subjects and papers and submit them.
  • Candidates can view and save the official answer key.
  • Candidates can check and cross verify the official answer key. 

NIPER JEE 2020 Eligibility :

The NIPER JEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria for the Master’s and Ph.D courses : 

For Master’s Courses :
  • Qualifying Exam  : For the M.S (Pharm)/M.Pharm/M.Tech. (Pharm.), the qualifying degree should be B.Pharm, or the M.Sc (Biological Sciences) or  M.Sc (Organic/Analytical Chemistry/Life Sciences/Botany) or B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) or the same as the equivalent or the B.V.Sc or M.B.B.S or BAMS.
  • Minimum Marks : The candidates have to score minimum 60% marks in the aggregate in the qualifying examination. 
  • Relaxation : For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks required for the qualifying exam should be 55%, for the physically handicapped candidates, the minimum marks here to be 50%.
  • Appearing candidates : Final year candidates can also apply fo the same.

For Ph.D Pharmacy Courses :
  • Qualifying Exam : The prerequisite qualification is M.S (Pharm.)/M.Pharm./M.Tech(Pharm.) in the required discipline.
  • Minimum Marks  The candidates are required to pass the qualifying examination with the minimum of the 60% marks (55% for SC/ST and 50% marks for Ph candidates).

NIPER JEE 2020 FAQs : 

Q: How can I get admission in NIPER?
Answer  :  The candidates must pass in the B.Pharm or the other degree with the minimum of 60% marks (CGPA of 6.75/10) from a recognized university, the admission here being done on the basis of the GPAT/NIPER JEE/ GATE/ NET Entrance examination. On the basis of GPAT/GATE/NET/NIPER JEE score.

Q: When will the counselling process be held?
Answer : NIPER JEE 2020 counselling will take place from July 9-12. Candidates will be invited according to their ranks so dates may vary.

Q: Who is the conducting body for NIPER JEE 2020?
A: The conducting body for NIPER JEE 2020 is National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER).

Q: What is the duration of the exam NIPER JEE 2020?
A: The exam duration is 2 hours or 120 minutes.

Q: What are the courses offered in NIPER JEE 2020?
A: The courses offered in NIPER JEE 2020 are Ph.D., MS(Pharm), M. Pharm, M.Tech (Pharm) and MBA(Pharm).

Q: What is the mode of the exam?
A: The exam will be conducted in offline mode.

Q: What are the documents required at the time of counselling?
A: Here are the documents required at the time of counselling-

  • Class X&XII-mark sheet
  • Mark sheets of all semesters/years of qualifying exam
  • Valid GATE/GPAT/NET Score Card (if applicable)
  • NIPER JEE 2019 Admit Card
  • Reservation Certificate
  • Medical Certificate

Q: What is the marking scheme in NIPER JEE 2020?
A:  For each correct answer 100% marks will be added and 25% of the assigned mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q: What is the total number of questions in NIPER JEE 2020?
A: In NIPER JEE 2020, the total number of questions asked is 200.

Q: What are the subjects comes under the syllabus of NIPER JEE 2020?
A: The NIPER JEE 2020 syllabus consists of Natural Products, Stereochemistry, Pharmaceutical analysis, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Gene expressio, Cloning, Chemistry, Aptitude, Pharmacology, & Phytochemistry.

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