The pharmacy council of India (PCI) recognized 6 year Pharm.D (a doctor of pharmacy) course and 3 year Pharm.D PB (post baccalaureate) in India, there is an increase in the scope of pharmacy to meet the ever-growing needs of healthcare industry
The duration of course shall be 6 years including 5 year of class room study (phase 1) and 1 year of internship or residency (phase 2) in speciality departments. During this intership period a student is exposed to actual clinical practice and acquires in-depth understanding of pharmacy practice concept so that he/she may become capable of functioning independently. Pharm.D is different in its course content from the undergraduate B.pharm and the Postgraduate M.Pharm course. However; it was more learning towards pharmaceutical industry than clinical practice. This gap was meant to be fulfilled by the Pharm.D programme. After successful completion of Pharm.D, the graduates enable to prefix the title of "Dr" for practising and they can work as clinical pharmacist, hospital pharmacist, nuclear pharmacist, researcher, Pharmacovigilance associate, oncology pharmacist, poison control pharmacist, psychiatric pharmacist, medical writer, medical advisor and regulatory pharmacist etc
The course of study for M.Pharm shall extend over a period of four semesters. Each semester consists of not less than 90 working days.
Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Number of seats -12
Pharmaceutics - Number of seats -15
Pharmacology - Number of seats -06
The course of study for B.Pharm shall extend over a period of eight semesters. Each semester consists of not less than 90 working days. For those admitted directly in to the third semester through lateral entry scheme the course of study for B.Pharm course shall extend over a period of seven semester.
The above rule regarding fee - both under Merit Quota and Management Quota shall be subject to the directions issued by Government and / or of any court order and such decisions prevailing at the time of Admission shall be binding on the candidate. Under no circumstances the fee once paid by the candidate securing admission under the Management Quota will be refunded, except the Caution Deposit.
The course of study for D.Pharm shall extend over a period of two academic years with each academic year spread over a period of not less than 180 working days in addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than three months
GROUP A- NCERT syllabus in Physics, Chemistry and Maths
GROUP B- NCERT syllabus in Physics, Chemistry and Biology