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                                                                      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)- 2019-20

Q 1.Which courses are offered by college?

Sr. No.

Courses

Intake

1

B. Pharm.

60

2

M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics)

15

3

M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance)

15


Q 2. Where is the location of the College?

College is well located, adjacent to Akurdi Railway station connected by road and train facility. It is well connected with Lonavala and Pune station and Local bus facility is available from various parts of Pune, Pimpri, Chinchwad and nearby places

 
Q 3. What is admission procedure?

The college has 60 intake capacity for B. Pharm. Out of that 80% seats filled through centralized admission procedure (CAP) and 20% seats filled through Institute level.

 
Q 4.  What are the minimum eligibility criteria for admission?

 

F.Y. B. Pharm .

1) Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates

i) The candidate should be an Indian National

ii) Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology and obtainedat least 50% marks (150 marks out of 300 marks) for general category &at least 45% marks (135 marks out of 300 marks) in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging only to Maharashtra State)

iii) should have appeared in all the subjects and should obtain non zero score in MHT CET-2019

 

2) All India Candidature Candidates –

(i) The candidate should be an Indian National;

(ii) Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology and obtained at least 50% marks (at least 45% marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging only to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together;

(iii) should obtain non zero positive score in NEET or the candidate should have appeared in all the subjects in MHT-CET 2019 and should obtain non zero score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority. However, preference shall be given to the candidate obtaining non zero positive score in NEET over the candidates who obtained non zero score in CET.

Direct S. Y. B. Pharm.

Passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy with at least 45 % marks (at least 40 % marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) from an All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) or Central or State Government approved Institution or its equivalent..

F. Y. M. Pharm.

(i) The candidate should be an Indian National;

(ii) Passed Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from any All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE),  Pharmacy Council of India(PCI) or Central or State; Government approved institution, with at least 55% marks (at least 50% marks in case of Backward Class category and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only);

(iii) Obtained score in Graduates Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT-2018) conducted by All India Council for Technical Education;

 (iv) For sponsored candidates, minimum of two years of full time work experience in a registered firm/ company/ industry/ educational and/ or research institute/ any Government Department or Government Autonomous Organization in the relevant field in which admission is being sought.


 
Q 5. What is the last year cut off (2018-19) ?

Cut off marks for MH candidate (MH CET cut off-2018-19)

Marks for MHT-CET 2018 Examination

(out off 200)

Home University

Other than Home University

Cap Round-1

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-2

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-3

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-4

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-1

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-2

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-3

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-4

Open

116

(1716)

113

(2133)

118

(1607)

--

121

(1265)

119

(1503)

121

(1286)

--

SC

89

(8510)

89

(8510)

99

(4913)

--

111

(2448)

--

--

--

ST

82

(11887)

63

(35301)

--

--

96

(5565)

71

(22018)

71

(22018)

--

NT1

114

(1983)

89

(8352)

--

--

--

--

--

--

NT2 

110

(2557)

--

 

--

107

(3180)

115

(1852)

115

(1852)

--

NT3

113

(2117)

112

(2344)

--

--

--

--

--

--

OBC

108

(2910)

103

(3879)

114

(2023)

--

119

(1503)

116

(1719)

--

--

Cut off marks for All India (AI) candidate (NEET-2018-19 cut off)

Marks for NEET 2018 Examination

 

 

Cap Round-1

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-2

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-3

Marks (Rank)

Cap Round-4

Marks (Rank)

Seat type- AI

301

(1242)

292

(1397)

285

(1503)

--

 
Q6. What is college fee?

College fees are finalized by Fee Regulating Authority (FRA). Fee for academic year 2019-20 is as follows, for B.Pharm (UG)  is Rs. 1,40,000/- and for M. Pharm (PG)  is Rs. 1,31,000/-

Category wise fee structure

Category

Fee structure

(B. Pharm.)Rs.

Fee structure

(M. Pharm.)Rs.

Open

1,40,000

1,31,000

SC

14,438

13,510

ST

14,438

13,510

VJ

14,438

13,510

NT1

14,438

13,510

NT2 

14,438

13,510

NT3

14,438

13,510

OBC

77,219

72,255

EBC Scholarship*

77,219

72,255

*B.Pharm:

HSC marks should be above 60% and Annual Income less than Rs. 8,00,000/- (Rs. Eightlacs only) are only eligible for EBC scholarship. (GR No. TEM-2018-Letter No. 35-TE-4, dated 31/03/2018)

 *M.Pharm :Annual Income less than Rs. 8,00,000/- (Rs. Eightlacs only)are only eligible for EBC scholarship. (GR No. TEM-2018-Letter No. 35-TE-4, dated 31/03/2018)

 
Q.7. Criteria for different Scholarships available for students: (Government / Private)

Category

B. Pharm.

M. Pharm.

Open

EBC*

EBC*

SC

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

ST

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

VJ

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

NT1

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

NT2 

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

NT3

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

OBC

Scholarship (Govt)

Scholarship (Govt)

 *EBC(Economically Backward Classes):

 *B.Pharm–OPEN category:- HSC marks should be above 60% and Annual Income less 8lacs are only eligible for scholarship

*M Pharm:

OPEN category -OPEN category:-Annual Income less than 8lacs are only eligible for EBC scholarship


 Q 8.  What documents are needed for admission process?

F.Y. B. Pharm .

1) S.S.C. Mark Sheet ,

2) H.S.C Mark Sheet,

3) S.S.C. Board Certificate,

4) H.S.C Board Certificate,

5)Nationality certificate

6) Domicile certificate

7)College Leaving Certificate

8) MHT-CET-2019 Result Score Card

9) Category Student – Cast Certificate, Caste validity certificate, Non creamy layer certificate (if applicable)

10) Eligibility & Migration Certificate

(for Out of Maharashtra Candidates)

11)Gap Certificate(For Students applying after gap since

passing H.S.C.)

12) Aadhar Card (Photocopy)

13) Recent passport size photos (2 copies) 

14) 2 sets of  Attested photocopies of all above documents

15) Student’s Saving Account details in any Nationalised Bank

linked with Aadhar Card

Direct S. Y.

B. Pharm.

1) S.S.C. Mark Sheet ,

2) H.S.C Mark Sheet,

3) S.S.C. Board Certificate,

4) H.S.C Board Certificate

5)First Year & Second Year D. Pharm. Mark Sheet

6)Nationality& Domicile Certificate

7)College Leaving Certificate

8) Category Student – Caste Certificate, cast validity certificate  Non creamy layer certificate (if applicable)

9)Gap Certificate(For Students applying after gap since

passing D. Pharm.)

10) Aadhar Card (Photocopy)

11) Recent passport size photos (2 copies) 

12) 2 sets of  Attested photocopies of all above documents

13)  Student’s Saving Account details in any Nationalised Bank linked with Aadhar Card

F. Y.

M. Pharm

1) S.S.C. Mark Sheet

2) H.S.C Mark Sheet,

3) S.S.C. Board Certificate,

4) H.S.C Board Certificate,

5)First Year to Final Year B. Pharm. Mark Sheet

6)  B. Pharm. Degree Certificate

7)College Leaving Certificate

8) Nationality certificate 

9) Category Student – Cast Certificate, caste validity certificate, Non creamy layer certificate (if applicable)

10) First Year & Second Year D. Pharm. Mark Sheet.(If applicable

 11) GPAT- score card

12) Gap Certificate (If applicable)

13) Adhar Card

14) Recent passport size photos (2 copies)

 15) 2 sets of  Attested photocopies of all above documents

16) Student’s Saving Account details in any Nationalised Bank linked with Aadhar Card

 
Q 9. Whether hostel and canteen facility is available?

Well furnished andspacioushostel forgirls and boys with capacity of 258and 130respectively,are available with facilities like hygienic food, gymnasium, Wi-Fi, internet connectivity,on call medical help and 24x7 securities.


Q10.What is the reputation stage of institute?

B. Pharm. and M. Pharm. courses are approved by AICTE, New Delhi, Pharmacy Council of India, and New Delhi. Both courses are recognized by Gov. of Maharashtra and Ph. D course affiliated to SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Pune.

69th Rank amongst Pharmacy Colleges in all over India survey by National Institute Ranking Framework Survey 2018-19 (NIRF-2018-19)

Ranked amongst top 5 Pharmacy Colleges in Pune Region

Conferred consecutively Third Time with “GOLD RANK” by AICTE-CII survey 2018

Permanent Affiliation of B. Pharm. Course with SavitribaiPhule Pune University

MoU with Industries and organizations for students training and placement

Consistent track record of more than 90% Placement in various Pharmaceutical Sector

 
Q.11Whether college provides campus placements facility?

College has separate Training and Placement cell operating under the guidance of excellent Training & Placement officer. College is located in vicinity of various Pharmaceutical Industries which help us for training & placement. The college has excellent placement record and is within top 5among University of Pune providing placement in different pharmaceutical sectors. Our top recruiters include Emcure Pharmaceuticals, Neon Labs, Cognizant, Ranbaxy Lab, Galderma India Ltd., Sanofi- Synthelabo Pvt. Ltd., Alembic Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. etc in 2018-19

Q.12What is average package for B. Pharm / M. Pharm students after placements?

It depends upon market forces and demand, but it remains approximately between 2-3 lakhs / annum for B. Pharm students and 3-4 lakhs/ annum for M. Pharm students.


Q.13What is placement percentage and minimum package?

The college has excellent placement record. More than90% of students registered with Training & Placement Office, are placed in reputed pharmaceutical industries in diverse sectors as per the choice of the students


Q. 14What is Industry Exposure to students?

The College has MOU’s with different industries and active Industry Institute Interaction cell through which experts from industry visit the institute for interaction with the students for up gradation of knowledge and also student can perform short term projects, Industrial trainings.

 
Q. 15Does college conduct industry visits?

Every year the college organizes industrial visits to get an insight of industrial culture to the students.

2017-18:  Educational tour at Alkem Laboratories, Baddi, State- Himachal Pradesh.

 2018-19: Educational tour at Mapro Foods Pvt. Ltd., Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtrta


Q. 16What efforts are taken by college for personality development of the students?

Students are trained not only for curriculum related topics but also exposed to soft skills, communication skills and personality development.

The college has well equipped 03 language labs with trained faculty for development of communication and soft skills and also college has tie- up with consultancies SEED Infotech, Iris training etc.


Q. 17 Top reasons to join the Institute?

State of the art infrastructure

Up to 100% Fees Concession for University toppers

Well equipped ultra modern and spacious laboratories

Qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty

Enriched library

Career and entrepreneurship guidance by placement cell

Conduct of training sessions by Professionals for personality development

Ample opportunities to attend seminars, conferences and workshops for self updations

Exposure to various sports and cultural activities

Separate hostel facility for boys and girls in proximity of college with 24 hours security and all allied facilities

AICTE scholarships to GPAT qualified M. Pharm. students

Free seminars on Career development

Exposure to students to participate in intercollegiate activities

Social Welfare Department scholarships to eligible B. Pharm. and M. Pharm. students

Regular Parents Teachers Meeting

Conduct of Mock interviews

Educational tours

Regular Extra & Co -Curricular activities.

Mentoring by Alumni placed throughout India and abroad at reputed positions.

 

Q. 18 Does college impart part time B.Pharm/ M.Pharm course?

No. B.Pharm is 4 years full time course, while M. Pharm is full time 2 years course.


Q. 19 Does Collegehave any student welfare schemes?

The college has active NSS cell as well as Earn and Learn scheme for economically backward students.

 
Q.20What is procedure to avail loan facility?

College provides all necessary help to avail education loan through Oriental Bank of Commerce


Q. 21
What is the scope and placement of Pharmacy courses?

All Pharmacy courses are job oriented courses and also has potential for self employment.
Major Career Opportunities after B. Pharm. / M. Pharm. are as follows-

Production and Manufacturing

: Bulk Drugs, Formulations, Cosmetics, Nutraceuticals etc.

Quality Control

: Analytical Chemist in Quality Control laboratory, Quality Assurance Department

Research& Development (R&D)

: New drug discovery, Formulation Development, Analytical Development, Clinical trials, Bioequvalance& Bioavailability Studies etc.

Regulatory Affairs

: Drug product marketing authorization/ Dossier filling

Intellectual Property Right( IPR)

: Patent & Trade mark

Data Management

: Clinical Data management, Pharmacovigilance

Clinical Hospital Pharmacy

: Hospital Pharmacist, Clinical Research Associate

Sales and Marketing

: Product management, Market Research, Medical Representative,

Entrepreneurship

: Setting up of Pharmaceutical industry, Retail and Wholesale of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals

Government Jobs

: Drug Inspector, Food Inspector, Gvernment Analyst at State and Central drug testing laboratories, Hospital Pharmacist

Higher Education

: M. Pharm., MS(abroad), Ph.D., Post-doctoral study

 
Q. 22 Is there any Uniform for these courses?

Yes, students are required to wear college uniform 4 days in a week as well as white Apronis compulsory for routine practicals.

 
Q. 23What extracurricular activities are held in the College?

The Institute organizes Cultural events like Annual gathering, Days celebration, Debate competitions, Sports activities, and also encourages the students to participate in various Inter-collegiate events.


 Q 24 What is the minimum attendance required for appearing for final exams?

75% attendance for both theory and practical’s is mandatory for attending the final exams.


 Q 26Are there any options to select the subject during the course?

No, all the subjects during the four year B. Pharmacy course are compulsory


 Q 27 Is there any health care facility for students?

The campus has 24 hours emergency and ambulance service. The students are examined for a basic check up as soon as they join the college and later in case any need arises they are provided the best of services.

 
Q 28    How can I assure about students safety/ security

The students are not allowed to enter the campus without I-card, there is only one gate entry. The campus is under CCTV surveillance.

 

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