Pharmacy Colleges in Bangalore Admission

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b pharm Admission in Bangalore

Hundreds of pharmacy colleges came up amid India's booming sector in the field over past few years. The colleges in Bangalore are flourishing due to several flagship programs initiated by central government in collaboration with the state's. The count of pharmacy colleges in India have increased from 1425 in 2012-13 to 2694 in 2019-20 as per the records available at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), a central government body. With this, the colleges have also witnessed an abrupt increase in the number of students applying at pharmacy colleges in Bangalore. Few government and private colleges in Bangalore are premium name nationwide.

Those students who want to become professional pharmacist or chemist can attain their target though the Pharmacy Colleges in Bangalore Admission conducted each year by various colleges and universities. The bachelor of pharmacy is a job oriented undergraduate academic degree program accomplished over 4 years duration. As per the recent trends and reports, this course is regarded as the most suitable one for the students looking ahead to formulate their career as professional experts of pharmaceutical sciences.

The admission to the pharmacy colleges will be commenced by the month of August or September for the current year. The candidates can apply though state or national level pharmacy entrance test. Few colleges and universities in Bangalore conduct their own entrance exams for the intake of students. The students are offered colleges based on their rank/ score in the entrance exams.

Application Process

The candidates can apply for pharmacy colleges through GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test), a national level entrance test. They may also apply for the concerned colleges/ Universities individually at their website. The candidates are required to fulfill the registration in order to appear for the exams. The candidates can also apply through KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) for the admission to pharmacy colleges in Bangalore.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Those candidates who have qualified their Higher Secondary/ PUC/ Intermediate/ 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks in science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Maths & English) conducted by central/ state board or any other equivalent, are eligible to apply for Bachelor of Pharmacy program at the medical colleges.
  • The candidates prevailing from reserved category like SC/ ST or OBC are required with a minimum of 45% marks in their board exams.
  • The candidates with a degree in D. Pharma (Diplomacy in Pharmacy) can take lateral entry into the B. Pharma with a minimum of 45% marks in their qualifying exams.
  • The age limit for the general students is 20 years whereas for the reserved category the age limit should not exceed by 22 years.

Admission Process & Entrance Exams

The students are allotted seats into the colleges based upon the centralized counseling for pharmacy. The admission process for B. Pharma is quite transparent and the students can enroll for the program through-

  • GPAT 2020 (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test)
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test)
  • MET (Manipal Entrance Test)
  • NMIMS NPAT

Selection procedure

The selection of candidates are made on merit basis in their qualifying exams or through their rank/ score in the competitive entrance exams. Few colleges also provide admission to the students directly under the management quota.

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