Date of Issue: Monday, April 06, 2009
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Courses/Exams: Applications are invited for admission to the following Ph.D. Programmes
for the academic year 2009: –
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology)
Eligibility: For Medicinal Chemistry:
M.S.(Pharm.) [Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products]; M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) ; M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
For Natural Products:
M.S.(Pharm.) [Natural Products/ Medicinal Chemistry/Traditional Medicine]; M.Pharm. [Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Pharmacognosy]; M.Tech.(Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
For Pharmaceutical Analysis:
M.S.(Pharm.) (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Sc. (Organic/ Analytical Chemistry)
For Pharmacology & Toxicology:
M.S.(Pharm.) [Pharmacology & Toxicology/ Biotechnology/Regulatory Toxicology]; M.Pharm. (Pharmacology); M.Sc. [Pharmacology/ Toxicology/ Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Medical Biotechnology/ Microbiology]; M.D. (Pharmacology); M.V.Sc. [Pharmacology/ Pathology/ Biotechnology]
M.S.(Pharm.) (Pharmaceutics/ Biotechnology/ Pharmacology); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics/ Formulations); M.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Chemical Engineering)
M.S.(Pharm.) or M.Pharm. or M.Tech. (Pharm.) [Medicinal Chemistry/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Natural Products/ Pharmacology & Toxicology/ Formulation/ Biotechnology/ Pharmaceutics/ Pharmacoinformatics]; M.E. or M.Tech. [Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Computational Sciences]; M.Sc. in Biological Sciences [Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Physiology/ Life Sciences]
M.Sc. [Organic Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Computational Sciences]; M.V.Sc.; MCA
M.S.(Pharm.) or M. Pharm. or M. Tech. (Pharm.) [Pharmacoinformatics/ Medicinal Chemistry/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Natural Products/ Biotechnology]; M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Tech. (Bioinformatics); M.Sc.[Organic/ Physical / Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics]
For Pharmaceutical Technology (Biotechnology) :
M.S.(Pharm.); M.Pharm.; M.Sc. (Life Sciences); M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Biotechnology)
Candidates should have a minimum CGPA of 6.75 (or 60% marks) for General, 6.25 (or 55% marks) for SC/ST, 5.75 (or 50% marks) for physically handicapped (PH) candidates on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examination and should also have qualified GATE/NET.
Percentage of marks or CGPA shall be calculated taking the aggregate scored by the candidate in all years or as per the norms of the concerned university/ Institute etc. A limited number of seats are available for officially sponsored candidates from the Govt. Department/P.S.U./R&D organisations with minimum of 2 years experience. GATE/NET is an essential qualification for all disciplines except for the following category of candidates:-
a) Candidates holding M.V.Sc. / M.D. degree
b) Foreign nationals
c) Sponsored candidates from Public/Private Sector undertakings, Government Departments and Research and Development Organizations.
Candidates appearing for final qualifying examinations (including NET-JRF) can also apply but they must produce final result on the day of Interview failing which their candidature shall be rejected
Application procedure: Information Brochure cum Application form can be obtained in person or by post from the office of the Registrar, on submission of non refundable Bank Draft of Rs. 1000/-(Rs.500/- for SC/ST) payable at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)/ Chandigarh in favour of “Director, NIPER”along with two duly typed self-addressed Slips (10 cms X 6 cms).
Indian nationals residing abroad and foreign nationals have to remit US$100 by Bank Draft payable to “Director, NIPER”. Payment by cheque/Postal Order will not be accepted. Candidates desirous of obtaining Information brochure by post should clearly mention name of the programme on the top of the envelope carrying the request letter.
Completed applications on the prescribed OMR form should be sent to Registrar, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER), Sector 67, S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali), Punjab, 160062, (through speed post/registered post) so as to reach him on or before 4th May 2009.
Email : –
Further details can be taken from: Phone: +91-172-2214682-87
Address: Sector 67, S.A.S Nagar(Mohali), Punjab-160062
Last date of submission of Forms: 4th May 2009
Last date of Issue of application form : By post: 13th April 2009
At Institute Counter: 4th May 2009
Date of Entrance Test : Written test (10.00 am to 12.00 noon): 5th July 2009