The government of Kerala has released official notification for eligible candidates for admission to B.Pharm Course 2017 through lateral entry scheme has been approved by the Government of Kerala and is published herewith. The prospectus issued in the previous year is not valid for 2017. Candidates are required to go through the Prospectus carefully and acquaint themselves with all the relevant information. Candidates are also requested to visit the official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examination regularly for notification and announcement. Candidates who are eligible can check the complete information of Kerala B Pharm Lateral Entry 2017 like application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc through this page below.

Latest: Seat Allotment for the leftover seats has been published. Also, a notification regarding Spot Allotment has been released. Scroll down to check the same.

Kerala B Pharm Lateral Entry 2017

Candidates seeking admission in B.Pharm course has to be filled online through the official website. Applications are invited for the Entrance Examination for admission to B Pharm Course [through Lateral Entry] for the year, 2017 in the Government and Private Self-financing Colleges. Schedule for the Kerala B.Pharm Lateral Entry 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Application start date 04 Oct 2017
Application end date 11 Oct 2017
Availability of Admit Card 17 Oct 2017
Date of Examination 22 Oct 2017
Option Registration starts from 08 Nov 2017
Option Registration ends on 12 Nov 2017 (5 P.M.)
1st Phase Allotment Publication 13 Nov 2017
Students to join the allotted colleges 14-15 Nov 2017 (5 P.M.)
Principals of Colleges to Approve the Admission
list through Online Admission Management System
15 Nov 2017 (5:30 P.M.)

Spot Allotment


Allotment of candidates including Last Rank details has been announced on the official website. Candidates can login to check the allotment from the official website or through the direct link given below.

  • Vacant Seats Filling Allotment: Click Here to check Allotment for leftover seats.
  • Last Rank Details: Click Here to check Last Rank details for Vacant Seats Filling.
  • Notice for Vacant Seats Filling Allotment: English | Malayalam
  • Last Rank Details: Click Here to check Last Rank details.
  • Notice for Phase 1 Allotment: English | Malayalam
  • Notice for Option Registration: English | Malayalam


After the first phase of allotment to B.Pharm (LE) course 2017, a total of 74 seats are remaining vacant in Government/Govt. Controlled Self Financing/Private Self Financing Pharmacy colleges. In order to fill up these vacant seats, an online allotment is scheduled to be published on  23.11.2017. Candidates who have already obtained an allotment shall be considered for the existing higher order options. Also, facility is available for candidates to register fresh options. But they will be considered for the vacant seats only.

Facility for registering fresh options and for re-arrangement/deletion of existing options shall be available on the above website as per the schedule provided below.

Events  Dates
Website opens for Option Registration/rearrangement/deletion 20 Nov 2017
Time for Option Registration/re-arrangement/deletion ends 22 Nov 2017
Vacancy filling Allotment Publication 23 Nov 2017
Students to join the allotted colleges 24 & 25 Nov 2017
Principals of colleges to Approve the Admission list through Online
Admission Management System (OAMS) in the College portal
25 Nov 2017

Allotted candidates who do not take admission in the college concerned within the specified time shall lose their allotment.

To check official notice – Click Here

Rank list and Category List

The result Kerala B.Pharm Lateral Entry 2017 exam has been released. Now candidates can check the rank and category list from the direct link provided below or from the official website.

Answer Key 2017

Answer key of Kerala B.Pharm Lateral Entry 2017 exam has been uploaded to the official website.

Complaints regarding the Answer Key/questions, if any, may be forwarded to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations along with supporting documents and a fee of Rs.300/- for each question/answer key being challenged, by way of DD drawn in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram, by post or hand delivery so as to reach the office on or before 26.10.2017, 5 pm.

If the complaint filed is found to be genuine, the fee remitted for that question will be refunded. Complaints received after the stipulated time and without the requisite fee will not be considered under any circumstances. Complaints received via E-mail/Fax also will not be considered.

Admit Card 2017

The candidates who have applied for the Entrance Examination for B.Pharm Courses through Lateral Entry 2017-18 scheduled on 22.10.2017 (Sunday) can download their Admit cards from the website from 17.10.2017 onwards. The candidates have to enter their Application Number and Password on the page available after clicking on the link ‘B.Pharm (LE) 2017 – Candidate Portal’ of the website and click the menu item ‘Admit Card’ to download their Admit Cards. This Admit Card should be brought to the Examination Hall. Admit cards will not be sent to candidates by post. The link to download the admit card has also been provided below.

  • Admit card process is over…!!!

The Admit Cards of certain candidates are withheld due to some defects in their online applications. Those candidates can view the defects by clicking the ‘Memo’ link. Such candidates are required to rectify the defects by uploading the relevant documents through the website before 5 pm on 20.10.2017. Documents submitted by post/e-mail/fax will not be accepted for rectifying the defect under any circumstances.

Candidates who have forgotten their application number can get it by clicking on the link “Find Application Number” and after giving their name. The Name, Address and Application number will be displayed.

Application Form 2017

Application Form can be filled online through the official website. Candidates are requested to read the complete information and also ensure their eligibility criteria before filling the application form online. The direct link to fill the application form is given below.

  • Application process is over..!!!

Application Fee

  • General – Rs. 800/-
  • SC – Rs. 400/-
  • ST – Nil

Procedure of Application

There are 5 steps for the online submission of application and all the steps are mandatory. Candidates should complete all steps and the candidates are advised to keep a softcopy or printout of the application for future reference.

Step 1 : Registration
Step 2 : Fill Application
Step 3 : Pay Application Fee
Step 4 : Upload Photograph, Signature and Documents / Certificates
Step 5 : Print Application

Eligibility Criteria

Nativity: Applicant should be an Indian citizen of Kerala origin.

Academic Qualification – Candidates should have studied Diploma in Pharmacy(Under Education Regulations 1991 of Pharmacy Council of India) in an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India and have passed the Diploma in Pharmacy examination conducted by the State Board of D Pharm Examinations or equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks for the D. Pharm part I and D. Pharm II Examinations.

Age: There is no upper age limit for admission to the course.

Exam Pattern

The Entrance examination will consist of one paper of 2 hours (12 minutes) duration containing 120 Objective Type (Multiple Choices) Questions.

The question paper for the examination will be given in the form of Question Booklet. There will be a single version for the question paper. For each question, four suggested responses will be given as choices, A, B, C and D, of which only one will be the Most Appropriate Answer and the candidate, has to select, and mark the bubble corresponding to the most appropriate response in the separate OMR Answer Sheet provided. All entries in the OMR sheet, including filling of bubbles should be done using ballpoint pen only.

Scoring scheme: Each correct response will be awarded 4 marks.

Negative marking will be adopted for incorrect response. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect response and no mark will be given for the question not answered. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

Selection Procedure

Selection on the basis of Entrance Examination: Selection of candidates for Bpharm (Lateral entry) course 2017 will be made on the basis of an Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, [CEE] at Thiruvananthapuram on 22/10/2017 (Sunday). The examination will consists of one Paper, of two hours duration and will have 120 Objective Type (Multiple Choice) Questions.

For more details of Kerala B Pharm Lateral Entry 2017 – Download Information Brochure.

Kerala CEE


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