National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER),
Sector-67, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali),
Admission Notification for Ph.D Programmes-July, 2009
Department: Medicinal Chemistry
Eligibility for Application: M.S.(Pharm.) [Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products]; M.Pharm.(Pharmaceutical Chemistry); M.Tech. (Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
Department: Natural Products
Eligibility for Application: M.S.(Pharm.) [Natural Products/ Medicinal Chemistry/Traditional Medicine]; M.Pharm. [Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Pharmacognosy]; M.Tech.(Pharm.) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
Department: Pharmaceutical Analysis
Eligibility for Application: M.S.(Pharm.) (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Sc. (Organic/ Analytical Chemistry)
Department: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Eligibility for Application: 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]
Eligibility for Application: M.S.(Pharm.) (Pharmaceutics/ Biotechnology/ Pharmacology); M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics/ Formulations); M.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Chemical Engineering)
Eligibility for Application: 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
Eligibility for Application: 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]
Department: Pharmaceutical Technolog(Biotechnology)
Eligibility for Application: 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:
i. Candidates holding M.V.Sc. / M.D. degree
ii. Foreign nationals
iii. Sponsored candidates from Public/Private Sector undertakings, Government Departments and Research and Development Organizations.
Details of eligibility, qualifications, availability of programme, admission procedure and other relevant information are available in the Information Brochure and also in the Institute’s website www.niper.gov.in.
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.
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.
Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for travel and boarding for attending test and interview.
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. The Institute will not be responsible for any loss or postal delay. Applications received after the due date will not be considered. No correspondence/ inquiry in this regard will be entertained. The Institute shall not be held responsible for misplacement of any loose sheet. Therefore, all the applicants are required to submit the application form properly tied together.
Written test for all disciplines will be held on Sunday, the 5th July, 2009 and interview on Monday, the 6th July, 2009 at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali).
Important dates to remember
Date of commencement for issuing Information Brochures 30th March 2009
Last date for receipt of request for issue of Information Brochures by post 13th April 2009
Last date for issue of Information Brochure (at NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar in person) and receipt of completed application 4th May 2009
Written test (10.00 am to 12.00 noon) 5th July 2009
Declaration of written test result (www.niper.gov.in) 6th July, 2009
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