NIPER JEE 2021 Registration, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus |

NIPER JEE 2021 is the national level entrance exam conducted by NIPER, to examine the aptitude of the candidates seeking admission to the various PG AND PhD courses in Pharmacy. 

Highlights for the NIPER JEE 2021 are:

Conducting Body National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)
Level of the Examination National
Mode of Exam  Offline
The medium of the Exam  English
Duration of the Exam  120 Minutes
Course Offered 

Ph.D, MS (Pharm)


M.Tech (Pharm)

MBA (Pharm)

NIPER JEE 2021 Schedule :

Event Tentative Dates 
Online Registration Starts From April 1, 2021
Registration Ended June 25, 2021
Availability of NIPER JEE Admit Card September 14, 2021
NIPER JEE 2021 Exam Date  September 28, 2021
Result Declaration September 30, 2021
Interview and Group Discussion at NIPER (Hyderabad) October 2021
NIPER Joint Counselling 2021

October 06, 2021(for M.Pharm)

October 12, 2021(for Ph.D.)

 NIPER JEE 2021 Admit Card :

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Ahmedabad will release the admit card of NIPER JEE 2021 (Joint Entrance Exam)

Steps to Download NIPER JEE 2021 Admit Card:

  • Go to the official website of NIPER JEE
  • Click on the admit card link present in the homepage
  • Enter your User ID and Password and then click on "Login"
  • The admit card will appear on the screen
  • Download and take a few print outs of the admit card

To download the admit card, Click Here

NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021 Exam Pattern : 

The examination pattern for the NIPER JEE 2021 Exam Pattern is the same for the Master and Ph.D. courses.

Mode of Exam Offline
Medium English
Paper Type Objective
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 2021 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 2021 cut off: 

The cut off is the minimum score as required to secure for the admission, and for the cut off of NIPER JEE 2021, the various courses offered by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021 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 2021 application form : 

  • NIPER JEE 2021 application process will start from April 1, 2021 tentatively, 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 2021 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 2021 Admit Card
  • Reservation Certificate
  • Medical Certificate

NIPER JEE 2021 Result : 

  • NIPER JEE 2021 results will be declared by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 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 2021 Results has reported as AIR (All India Ranks) secured by the candidate in the entrance examination.
  • NIPER JEE 2021 results are available only on the official website i.e , or
  • The details required to check the NIPER JEE 2021 results are the enrollment number and the candidate’s date of birth. 

Steps to Check for the NIPER JEE 2021 Results

  • Candidate can visit the NIPER’s official website or
  • Click on the link of NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021 Answer Key : 

NIPER JEE 2021 Answer Key will be released by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and the Research S.A.S. Nagar. NIPER JEE 2021 official Answer Key will be available for download purposes on the official website.

Steps to download NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021 Eligibility :

The NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021 FAQs : 

Q: How can I get admission in NIPER?
A: 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?
A: NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021?
A: The conducting body for NIPER JEE 2021 is National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER).

Q: What is the duration of the exam NIPER JEE 2021?
A: The exam duration is 2 hours or 120 minutes.

Q: What are the courses offered in NIPER JEE 2021?
A: The courses offered in NIPER JEE 2021 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 2021 Admit Card
  • Reservation Certificate
  • Medical Certificate

Q: What is the marking scheme in NIPER JEE 2021?
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 2021?
A: In NIPER JEE 2021, the total number of questions asked is 200.

Q: What are the subjects comes under the syllabus of NIPER JEE 2021?
A: The NIPER JEE 2021 syllabus consists of Natural Products, Stereochemistry, Pharmaceutical analysis, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Gene expressio, Cloning, Chemistry, Aptitude, Pharmacology, & Phytochemistry.

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