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How to Prepare for NIPER JEE Exam

How to Prepare for NIPER JEE Exam

NIPER is the abbreviation for National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER). It is the leading institute in India to pursue the post graduation in the field of Pharmaceutical running in Mohali, Ahmedabad, Raibareilly, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Hajipur.
NIPER JEE generally contains 200 Questions and time 2 hours that means 36 seconds per question.
Most of the basic questions are asked in this examination so there is no need to do much hard work but smart work.
The student needs to move fast with adequate time for thinking on the question.
Confidence, Self-control, thinking capability and hard working are the essential requirements to be successful in the exam.
NIPER JEE has its own merit that's why don’t think much about GPAT ranking.
Generally for all NIPERs admission closes on below 500 ranks.
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NIPER – Instructions to Read

So in order to give an essential thrust to your dream, We are providing a kind of near to exam point of view syllabus for aspirants (Although NIPER exam don’t have any syllabus, you have to read everything) and this syllabus is according to what our team member and our other NIPER friends read and not authorized. So if any discrepancy arises, you can refer if you know much than this!!!

1. Pharmaceutics

Leon Lachman is the most widely used book and most referred for an exam. Learn all the chapters, from Milling, mixing to semisolid dosage forms. All the tables of Lachman are important. Questions will be mostly from Lachman.
Important chapters including
  • Size reduction and separation,
  • Milling
  • Mixing
  • Drying
  • Filtration
  • Parenterals, Aerosols, and Sterilization
  • Emulsion and Suspension
  • Micro-encapsulation
  • Semisolids
  • Suppositories
  • Compression and Consolidation
  • Tablets, Capsules, Coating
  • Liquid dosage forms
  • Preformulation etc.
Martin/Subramanyam: Subramanyam should be referred for all chapters. However, States of matter and last 2 of chapters should be referred from Martin.
Brahmankar: Read this book very cautiously as there are many questions prone to come from this book.
  • ADME chapters
  • Nonlinear Pharmacokinetics
  • Compartment modelling (All methods like Wegner Nelson, Residual method, Loo Reigelman, NDDS, All equation of AUC, Tmax, Cmax, Clearance etc.)
Read all dose calculations formula from RM Mehta.
Cosmetics: Read essential ingredients of each cosmetic formulation and their use too.

2. Pharmacology

Rang and Dale
Tables and boxes of each chapter, bold letter points from the book. Introductory chapters are very important from the book like receptors, signal transduction. Everything should be known about receptors. Mechanism of action of drugs, classification of drugs (Refer KDT also for this), adverse effects (ADR), Specific use, haematology, vaccines etc from K.D. Tripathi.
Receptor- theories, Its type: spare, silent, orphan, pre and postsynaptic.
The concept of CGMP, CAMP, desensitization, tachyphylaxis, drug dependence .drug interaction.
Detail study –antimalarial, anti-TB, antileishmanial, anti-diabetic bioassay.

3. Organic Chemistry

Stereochemistry (Read from all the 3 books – Brahmankar, Morrison and Jerry March)
Concepts like hybridization, inductive effect, hyperconjugation, resonance, acidity and basicity comparison between heterocyclic’s, aliphatic and aromatics.
Name reactions (30-35)
Bio-molecules from Morrison-Boyd
Glossary from Mehta and Mehta
Name and its formula for all the catalysts used in the chemical processes
All the rules in chemistry (Markovnikov, Antimarkonikov, Bredt’setc)
SN1,SN2,E1,E2, Huckel’s rule,
Mechanism of Ester Hydrolysis, tautomerism, pericyclic reactions, Diels Alder reaction.

4. Analysis

NMR (Kemp and Pavia): NMR values, standards, solve simple spectra’s, and its instrumentation etc. Read Ravishankar.
  • Mass Spectroscopy(Pavia)
  • UV (Pavia)
  • IR(Pavia)
Read Kasture, Ravishankar and Chatwal for all chapters.
  • AAS, Fluorimetry, Flame photometry etc. (Kasture, Ravishankar, Chatwal)
  • Chromatography (Kasture, Ravishankar, Chatwal)
  • Karl-Fischer
  • Titrations
  • Stability studies and its conditions and zones of stability

5.  Pharmacognosy

C K Kokate (All the chapters including marine drugs)
Evans: Marine drugs, Quality control, Flavanoids, Caretenoidsetc
Khandelwal: Refer Khandelwal for tables of characteristics of important drugs, chemical tests, and Microscopies (generally type of stomata, type of leaf is asked).
Biosynthetic Pathways, primary and secondary metabolites, Nutraceuticals, Plant growth regulators etc.

6. Biochemistry

All essential title like Carbohydrates, protein, lipids, cell structure, vitamins, enzymes, nucleic acids, PCR, Porphyrins, metabolism cycles, Lac operon, biochemical values,  Biochemical Tests, Fermentation etc, industrial enzymes, vaccines and other biotech products, Electrophoresis.

7. Microbiology

Bacterial cell wall, growth, Disease-causing organisms from fungi, bacteria, Rickettsiae, diagnostic tests, microbial assays, Hypersensitivity, Immunology, Virus, Industrially utilized organisms.

8. IP

Blue pages in it, Solubility limits, temperature limits, Dissolution apparatus, limits of tablets, capsules, semisolids etc

What’s NEW????

  • General Knowledge: Read the everyday newspaper. Remember current happenings like Miss India, Miss World pageant, the Olympic Games will be held at?
  • Pharmaceutical News: Subscribe to Fierce pharmaceutical emails, Read pharmaceutical news from Economic times or another site from the web.
  • Nobel Prize winners: Name and his work. Recent award getters and all Indian Noble prize winners and their area.
  • New Drugs approvals: Read the drugs approved in the last 3 months and their use from USFDA site.
  • Regulatory Affairs: Read about guidelines like 505b2 (Hybrid NDA), 505b1 etc.
  • New Drug application (NDA), Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), Supplementary NDA, Emergency NDA, Treatment NDA
  • Intellectual Property Rights: Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks etc. Fees for patents, duration, time for processing for a patent, provisional patent, WIPO, TRIPS, Mail-box applications, Orange book, Hatch-Waxman Act, Para 1,2,3, 4 and what are they used for, compulsory license, Transfer of Technology and Capture of Technology, TRIMS, Patent Organization Treaty etc.
  • Full forms
  • Synonyms/Antonyms/ Vocabulary
  • Biostatistics: Mean, Median, and Mode, Standard deviation (SD), Correlation coefficients, confidence intervals, Probability, Permutation and combination, ANOVA (use, definition and formula), t-test (Use, definition and formula) etc.
  • Amorphous systems: Definition, methods for amorphous generation, Glass transition (Tg), vitrification, devitrification, Methods for determination of Tg etc.
  • Jurisprudence: Different Schedules, Members in committee, places of institutes, important years related to Act and laws in the field of pharmacy.
  • Bank: Several banks in India, their CEO, their year of establishment and other information.
  • World Regulatory agencies of various countries: INDIA (CDSCO), ANVISA (Brazil), TGA (Australia), FDA (USA), EMEA (Europe).
  • Gene sequencing, Alignment tools etc.
  • Stages of formulation development.
  • Basic knowledge about NABARD, Planning commission etc.
  • Symbols for amino acids.
  • Top 10 pharmaceutical companies in India and the World.
  • Software.
  • Refer all previous years papers

How to READ!!!

You have 2 months so read according to following - 2 subjects per day. As most of the content, you have read for GPAT. Concentrate on basics and move fast but steady so that you can remember.

12 days for Pharmacology + Pharmaceutics
12 days for Chemistry* + Analysis + Microbiology
12 days for Pharmacognosy + Biochemistry + Jurisprudence
5 days for Extra things asked in NIPER
10-15 days for Revision

Chemistry* - It can be completed in 7 days if you read specific, not whole books. If you have exams in between try to cope up with that by adjusting days.