Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2017
Jul. 26, 2017
Oct. 31, 2016
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001157075    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   973,167,811  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017    
Entity Public Float     $ 30,245,823
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No