TNPPCAHS Admission 2018 – Tamilnadu Private Professional Colleges Association – Health Sciences had released notification for admission to the M.Pharm degree courses in unaided Private Colleges in Tamil Nadu through Entrance Examination. The duration of the course is 2 years. Eligible Candidates who are interested to take admission in TNPPCAHS can check all the details regarding TNPPCAHS Admission 2018 for M.Pharm degree course such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc. on this page is given below.

Latest: Merit list for M.Pharm are available. Visit “Result” page to check the same.

TNPPCAHS Admission 2018 for M.Pharm Degree Course

TNPPCAHS – Tamil Nadu Private Professional Colleges Association Health Sciences offers admission to the postgraduate M.Pharm degree courses in self-financing institutions affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University through the entrance test for the academic session 2018-2019. The complete details of TNPPCAHS Admission 2018 for M.Pharm courses along with important dates are given below.

Schedule for TNPPCAHS Admission 2018 for M.Pharm is given below.

Events Dates
Commencement of application form 03 Sep 2018
Last Date for submission of filled up Application 20 Sep 2018
Entrance Examination 23 Sep 2018
Declaration of Results 25 Sep 2018

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should possess a B.Pharm.Degree awarded by the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University or any other University recognized as Equivalent thereto by the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University / Pharmacy Council. Candidates who have qualified from other Universities should obtain and produce an Eligibility Certificate from the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University at the time of admission.

Candidates seeking admission to the Postgraduate M.Pharm.Degree course should have obtained not less than 55% for OC, BC, BCM, MBC and 50% for SC, SCA, and ST of the total marks obtained in all semester subject marks taken together in the B.Pharm.Degree course. In case of failure(s), the pass marks in the subsequent attempts shall be taken for calculation purpose. The number of attempts is not considered for calculation of marks.

Application Form 2018

Application form of TNPPCAHS Admission 2018 for M.Pharm courses is available on the official website at Interested candidates can also download the application form the official website.

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Candidates seeking admission to Post Graduate M.Pharm Degree course should submit the Application Form with necessary enclosures should reach:

The Secretary,
Tamil Nadu Private Professional Colleges Association – Health Sciences,
Prasanna Enclave, No: 30, Bharathi Avenue, (Near Kotturpuram Railway
Station), Kotturpuram, Chennai – 600 085.

The Candidates shall ensure that the completed application form with all particulars and enclosures reaches this Consortium office within the date and time specified. Applications received by speed post/courier or any other means, after the last date and time will not be accepted.

Procedure for Filling and Submission of the Application Form

  • The candidates should send the Application (OMR sheet) in the prescribed form only.
  • The Candidates shall fill the OMR sheet carefully and legibly.
  • Cutting, overwriting and erasing in the OMR Sheet should be strictly avoided.
  • Application with incomplete or insufficient particulars or without enclosures or those received after the last date mentioned will be summarily rejected (without any intimation to the candidate).
  • Recent passport size photograph should be pasted on the OMR sheet and the Entrance Examination Hall Ticket. (space provided).
  • Candidates should write his / her Name & Address in the Hall Ticket.
  • The candidates should put their signature in the appropriate column without fail. Filled up applications without the signature of the candidates will be rejected.
  • The Candidate shall submit only ONE application form (OMR Sheet) for admission to the Entrance Examination.
  • Candidates must enclose only attested Xerox copies (not originals) of the following documents in the order indicated below along with the application, failing which the application is liable for rejection.
    • B.Pharm.Degree Certificate or provisional pass certificate from the University concerned to which the college is affiliated.
    • First-year Semester to final year Semester B.Pharm.Mark sheets issued by the University concerned.
    • Permanent Registration Certificate of the State Pharmacy Council of the B.Pharm.Degree.
    • Birth Certificate or the copy of H.Sc.Certificate / School Leaving Certificate / College Leaving Certificate as evidence for Date of Birth.
    • Attempt Certificate in Final Year B.Pharm. course from the Head of the Institution studied in.
    • Eligibility Certificate from the TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University for candidates who have qualified for the undergraduate course from Universities other than the TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical University. (This certificate shall be produced at the time of admission).

Admit Card

Admit Card can be downloaded from the official website. Only candidates with valid Hall Tickets will be allowed to enter the Examination Hall. Candidates who did not receive the Hall Ticket may contact Consortium Office, TNPPCA-HS, two days prior to the conduct of the Entrance Examination for clarification. The Candidates shall also collect the Hall Tickets in the Examination Centre on the day of the examination (by 8.30 am) on producing a Photo Identification Document.

Entrance Exam

The Entrance Examination will be conducted only at Chennai as scheduled below:

Date & Time Centre
23 Sep 2018
10 am to 12 noon
Chellammal College for Women, Near Spic Building, Guindy,
Chennai – 600 032
  • Each question will carry 1 (one), Mark.
  • There will be NO NEGATIVE MARKS for incorrect responses.
  • Zero marks will be given for questions not answered.
  • When more than one answer is indicated or when it is illegible, no mark will be awarded for that question.
  • The Maximum marks will be computed to 90.

The Entrance Examination will be of the undergraduate level covering all subjects and will contain 125 objective type questions each with four responses (A B C D) in English. The number of questions in each subject is given below.

Experience Marks

One mark for each completed year of experience as on April 30, 2018 which is calculated from the last date of the month of passing B.Pharm. Degree Examination, subject to a maximum of 10 marks shall be awarded as experience mark.

Determination Of Inter-Se Merit

In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks out of the total of 100 marks, the inter-se-merit of such candidates shall be determined on the basis of the following order of preference.

  • Marks obtained in the Entrance Examination.
  • Least number of appearance in the final Semester of B.Pharm., Examination.
  • Total marks obtained in the final Semester/ final year examination of B.Pharm course.
  • Seniority in age will be given preference.

Merit List 2018

The Merit List is drawn for a Total mark of 100 by computing the Entrance Examination Marks and the Marks for the experience. ( 90 marks for entrance examination + 10 marks for experience).

  • Marks awarded for Entrance Examination: Maximum 90 marks.
  • Experience marks for all candidates to a maximum of 10 marks. Fractional values of a year will not be counted for awarding marks for the experience.
  • In the case of candidates who have furnished the mark sheets only in grades, they should furnish the actual marks obtained from the University. If not, only the minimum marks of the grade will be considered.
  • The marks obtained by the candidates in the Entrance Examination shall be considered for the purpose of preparing the merit list.

The Merit List will be displayed on the website After the publication of Merit List, the candidates should contact the respective colleges. The Candidates shall also visit the Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University website There will be NO Rechecking / Revaluation / Retotalling of answer sheets.

Admission Procedure

Candidates selected for admission should give a declaration that he/she is liable for forfeiture of admission if suppression of facts is found at any time during or after admission to the course. The admission shall be liable for cancellation based on the declaration at any time during or after the admission to the course.

The marks secured by the candidates in the Entrance Examination shall be considered for the purpose of preparing the Merit List.

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