Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
Jul. 29, 2016
Oct. 31, 2015
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, 2016    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   848,054,665  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Entity Public Float     $ 76,511,294
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No