The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research conducts annual joint entrance examinations (NIPER JEE) for admission to doctoral and master's degrees in the field of pharmacy. NIPER JEE 2020 is scheduled to take place on June 10, 2020 (tentative). It is being held at the national level.
Courses like that to M. Pharm, M.S.(Pharm.), M.Tech.(Pharm.), MBA (Pharm.) and Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences) are open for admission through NIPER JEE.
- The exam will be held in the offline mode (pen and paper mode).
- Question paper will comprise questions which will be objective in nature and you need to select one out of the given 4 options.
- The exam will throw 200 questions to be solved in 2 hours’ time.
- Medium of NIPER JEE 2020 is English.
- Correct answer shall bear 1 mark and 0.25 negative mark shall be deducted for each incorrectly answered question.
- Chemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis are the main topics on which questions are asked.
- You need to darken the circles on the ORS sheet using the HB pencil.
The syllabus is as follows:
- Secondary Metabolites
- Methods of extraction, isolation and characterisation of natural products
- Biosynthetic pathways
- Important therapeutic classes
- Primary metabolites
- Marine Natural Products
- Plant growth regulators
- Dietary antioxidants
- Pharmacology and toxicology
- Evaluation of formulation, principles and methods of release control in oral formulations
- Bioavailability, bioequivalence studies
- Compartmental modeling
- Dosage forms
- Additives of formulation, types, examples, advantages, disadvantages, drug excipient interaction, incompatibility, various types of incompatibilities
- Fischer, sawhorse and newmon projection formulas
- Standardisation of natural products
- Various adrenergic, cholinergic and other receptors
- Pharmaceutics and formulation (Pharmaceutical Technology)
- 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
- Chemotherapy and pathophysiology
- Bioassay methods
- Drug delivery systems (DDS)
- Carriers in DDS
- Biological sources of important classes of natural products
- Drug targeting
- Dosage form development- stages, implications of dosage form
- Viscosity measurements
- 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.
- 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.
- Spectroscopic methods
- NMR Peaks
- Particle sizing
- Chromatography- detailed QA and QC: GLP, TQM, ISO system
- Preformulation, cyclodextrin inclusion compounds
- Crystallinity, polymorphism, solvates and hydrates, crystal habits, porosity, surface area flow properties.
- Dosage forms, Stages of dosage form development
- Osmolality, osmolarity, osmotic pressure, conductivity,
- Gene expression, mutation, replication, transcription, translation, recombination, bacteriophages.
- Fermentation: fermenters, fermentation process, its regulation, conditions, bioprocessors, various enzymes in fermentation technology. Fermentation of Antibiotics, vitamins, amino acids, hydroxy acids such as lactic acid etc.
- Gene therapy: methods and applications.
- Monoclonal antibodies, insulin, interferons, enkephylins, angiotensin analogues and other peptides.
- Enzymes, types of enzymes and enzyme kinetics etc.
- Use of microorganisms in pharmaceutical industries.
Practice of Pharmacy
- Adverse Drug Reactions
- Rational drug use as well as some typical case studies in diabetes and hypertension and some case study regarding cvs and anti effective.
- Therapeutic drug monitoring
Hospital Pharmacy and Clinical Research
- You should give attention to statistics in which mean, median, mode, anova, paired test.
- Pharmacy Act and D&C act. and knowledge about important laboratories of India and their location.
Hope this helps. All the best!
The syllabus for NIPER JEE 2020 includes :-
- Aptitude questions
- Pharmacology ( both bachelor and master's level )
Total no of questions asked = 200;
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