Pharmacy Courses – List of Pharmacy Courses in India: Eligibility, Curriculum, Career, Scope

Pharmacy Courses


List of Pharmacy Courses in India: Eligibility, Curriculum, Career, Scope

Pharmacy has emerged as one of the
most popular fields of study in India after the expansion in the healthcare
sector.

 

If you are looking forward to making
a career as a Pharmacist or in the related fields there are an ample number of
Pharmacy courses.

 

Depending upon your acumen and
interest you can opt for Diploma Courses in Pharmacy or UG Courses in Pharmacy.

 

Those looking forward to the more
academic experience can opt for a PG Course in Pharmacy known as M.Pharm.

 

Diploma
Courses in Pharmacy

 

1. D.Pharm. (Diploma in Pharmacy) 2-
Years

 

2. Diploma in Veterinary Pharmacy

 

3. Diploma in Pharmaceutical
Management

 

4. Post Graduate Diploma in Herbal
Products 1-Year to 3-Years (Depending on course and institute)

 

5. Post Graduate Diploma in
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

 

6. Post Graduate Diploma in
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 

7. Post Graduate Diploma in
Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs

 

8. Post Graduate Diploma in
Pharmacovigilance

 

9. Post Graduate Diploma in
Principles of Clinical Pharmacology

 

10. PGDM in Pharmaceutical
Management 2-Years

 

11. PGDM in Technical &
Analytical Chemistry

 

Undergraduate
Pharmacy Courses

 

1.     
B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy) 4-Years

 

2.     
B.Pharm. (Hons.) (Bachelor of
Pharmacy in Honours)

 

3.     
B.Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 

(Bachelor of Pharmacy in
Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

 

4.     
B.Pharm. in Pharmaceutics (Bachelor
of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics)

 

5.     
B.Pharm. in Pharmacognosy (Bachelor
of Pharmacy in Pharmacognosy)

 

6.     
B.Pharma. in Pharmacology (Bachelor
of Pharmacy in Pharmacology)

 

7.     
B.Pharm. in Ayurvedic (Bachelor of
Pharmacy in Ayurvedic)

 

8.     
B.Pharm + M.B.A. (Dual Degree) (Bachelor
of Pharmacy + Master of Business Administration) 5-Years

 

Postgraduate
Pharmacy Courses:-

 

1.     
M.Pharm. (Master of Pharmacy) 2-Years

 

2.     
M.Pharm in Biopharmaceutics &
Pharmacokinetics (Master of Pharmacy in Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)

 

3.     
M.Pharm in Biopharmaceutics (Master
in Pharmacy in Biopharmaceutics)

 

4.     
M.Pharm in Biotechnology (Master of
Pharmacy in Biotechnology)

 

5.     
M.Pharm in Clinical Pharmacy (Master
of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy)

 

6.     
M.Pharm in Clinical Practice &
Research (Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Practice and Research)

 

7.     
M.Pharm in Cosmeceuticals (Master of
Pharmacy in Cosmeceuticals)

 

8.     
M.Pharm in DDRS (Master of Pharmacy
in Drug Development & Regulatory Sciences)

 

9.     
M.Pharm in Drug Discovery and Drug
Development (Master of Pharmacy in Drug Discovery and Drug Development)

 

10. 
M.Pharm in Drug Regulatory Affairs (Master
of Pharmacy in Drug Regulatory Affairs)

 

11. 
M.Pharm in Industrial Pharmacy (Master
of Pharmacy in Industrial Pharmacy)

 

12. 
M.Pharm in Medicinal Chemistry (Master
of Pharmacy in Medicinal Chemistry)

 

13. 
M.Pharm in Medicinal Natural
Products (Master of Pharmacy in Medicinal Natural Products)

 

14. 
M.Pharm in Nanotechnology (Master of
Pharmacy in Nanotechnology)

 

15. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical
Administration (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Administration)

 

16. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Quality
Assurance (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance)

 

17. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis (Master
of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Analysis)

 

18. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical
Biotechnology (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology)

 

19. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Master
of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

 

20. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Market and
Management (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Market and Management)

 

21. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Regulatory
Affairs (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs)

 

22. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology
and Biopharmaceutics (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Technology and
Biopharmaceutics)

 

23. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology
(Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics)

 

24. 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics (Master of
Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics)

 

25. 
M.Pharm in Pharmacognosy &
Phytomedicine (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmacognosy and Phytomedicine)

 

26. 
M.Pharm in Pharmacognosy and
Phytochemistry (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry()

 

27. 
M.Pharm in Pharmacology &
Toxicology (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmacology & Toxicology)

 

28. 
M.Pharm in Pharmacology (Master of
Pharmacy in Pharmacology)

 

29. 
M.Pharm in Pharmacy Practice (Master
of Pharmacy in Pharmacy Practice)

 

30. 
M.Pharm. in Natural Products &
Phytochemistry (Master of Pharmacy in Natural Products and Phytochemistry)

 

31. 
M.Pharm in Quality Assurance (Master
of Pharmacy in Quality Assurance)

 

32. 
M.Sc in Pharmacology (Master of
Science in Pharmacology)

 

Doctoral
course in Pharmacy

 

1.     
PhD in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Doctor
of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology) 3-Years

 

2.     
PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Doctor
of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

 

3.     
PhD in Pharmaceutical Medicine (Doctor
of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Medicine)

 

4.     
PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Doctor
of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences)

 

5.     
PhD in Pharmaceutics (Doctor of
Philosophy in Pharmaceutics)

 

6.     
PhD in Pharmacognosy &
Phytochemistry (Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry)

 

7.     
PhD in Pharmacognosy (Doctor of
Philosophy in Pharmacognosy)

 

8.     
PhD in Pharmacology (Doctor of
Philosophy in Pharmacology)

 

9.     
PhD in Pharmacy Practice (Doctor of
Philosophy in Pharmacy Practice)

 

10. 
PhD in Pharmacy (Doctor of
Philosophy in Pharmacy)

 

11. 
PhD in Phytopharmacy &
Phytomedicine (Doctor of Philosophy in Phytopharmacy and Phytomedicine)

 

12. 
PhD (Quality Assurance) (Doctor of
Philosophy in Quality Assurance)

 

13. 
Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy)

 

14. 
Pharm.D. (PB) Doctor of Pharmacy
(Post Baccalaureate)

 

Eligibility
to Pursue Pharmacy Courses:
 

D.Pharm

 

10+2 in Science Stream

 

Physics, Chemistry and
Mathematics/Biology

 

Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement 40%
and More

 

Entrance Test Score

 

State-Level or University-Level
Entrance Test

 

B.Pharma

 

10+2 in Science Stream / D.Pharm
Graduate

 

Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement 50%
and More

 

Entrance Test Score

 

State-Level or University-Level
Entrance Test

 

Exams
for Postgraduate Courses:

 

TS EAMCET

 

AP EAMCET

 

BCECE

 

WBJEE

 

Banaras Hindu University
Undergraduate Entrance Test (BHU UET)

 

Maharashtra B.Pharm Common Entrance
Test (MHT-CET)

 

B.Sc Pharma Entrance Exam Rohtak

 

B.Sc Pharma Entrance Exam Hissar

 

Himachal Pradesh University Shimla
B.Pharma Entrance Test

 

B.Sc Pharma Common Entrance Exam,
Kerala

 

B.Sc Pharma Entrance Exam Bareilly

 

GGSIPU – B. Pharma Common Entrance
Test (IPU CET)

 

B.Sc Pharma Entrance Exam in Punjab

 

Rajasthan Pre Entrance Test for
Pharmacy (RPETEAP)

 

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test
(GPAT)

 

Syllabus
in Pharmacy Courses

 

First
Year

 

1.     
Human Anatomy & Physiology

 

2.     
Anatomy & Physiology

 

3.     
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 

4.     
Pharmaceutics

 

5.     
Organic Chemistry

 

6.     
Pharmacognosy

 

7.     
Pharmacognosy

 

8.     
Biochemistry & Clinical
Pathology

 

Second
Year

 

1.     
AP-HE – I & II

 

2.     
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

 

3.     
Pharmaceutics

 

4.     
Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy

 

5.     
Pathophysiology of Common Diseases

 

6.     
Pharmacology & Toxicology

 

7.     
Dispensing and Community Pharmacy

 

8.     
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 

Third
Year

 

1.     
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence Ethics

 

2.     
Biopharmaceutics

 

3.     
Chemistry of Natural Products

 

4.     
Medicinal Chemistry

 

Fourth
Year

 

1.     
Drug Interactions

 

2.     
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

 

3.     
Pharmacognosy

 

4.     
Medicinal Pharmacy

 

Scope
for Pharmacy Courses:

 

Some of the career prospects and job
opportunities in Pharmacy available to pharmacy graduates in India are as
follows:

 

Chemical/Drug Technician

 

Drug Therapist

 

Hospital Drug Coordinator

 

Bio-Technology Industries

 

Drug Inspector

 

Health Inspector

 

Making Prescription to Patients

 

Pharmacist

 

Research Officer

 

Pathological Lab

 

Scientist

 

Research & Development

 

 

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