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

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: July 09, 2021

Planning to make a career in Pharmacy? Here, you can get all the details about the list of pharmacy courses in India along with other important details.

List of Pharmacy Courses in India

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 more academic experience can opt for a PG Course in Pharmacy known as M.Pharm.

In this article, you will find the list of Diploma courses in Pharmacy, UG Courses in Pharmacy, PG Courses in Pharmacy, and Research Courses in Pharmacy. Read to know what course is the best for you.

Diploma Pharmacy Courses in India

Check out the list of Diploma Courses in Pharmacy here:

S.No.

Course Name

Duration

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 in India

The list of Undergraduate Pharmacy Courses offered in India is given below:-

S.No.

Course Name

Duration

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 in India

The list of Postgraduate Pharmacy Courses offered in India is given below:-

S.No.

Course Name

Duration

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 Pharmacy Course in India

The list of Doctoral Pharmacy Courses offered in India is given below:-

S.No.

Course Name

Durations

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)

Pharmacy Courses Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for UG, PG Pharmacy courses are as follows:

For Under Graduate Pharmacy Courses

  • To apply for UG courses in Pharmacy candidates must have passed 10+2 examinations (PCB) with minimum 50% marks from recognised board in India

OR

  • Candidates must have passed Diploma (D.Pharm) with a minimum of 50% marks.

  • Candidates who have qualified the TS EAMCET,AP EAMCET, BCECE, WBJEE, are also eligible for B.Pharm admissions.

For Postgraduate Pharmacy Courses

  • Candidates must secure a bachelor's degree (B.Pharm) with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognised institution in India.

  • And have appeared in GPAT entrance exam

Top Pharmacy Course Entrance Exams

There are a number of top-ranked colleges in India offering entrance exams for Pharmacy courses at different levels. Some of the top B.Pharm and M.Pharm entrance exams in India are mentioned below.

Top B.Pharm Entrance ExamExam Date
WBJEE11th July 2021
MHT-CETTBA
TS EAMCET4th Aug - 10th Aug 2021
AP EAMCET19th Aug - 25th Aug 2021
BITSAT3rd Aug - 6th Aug 2021
Get the full list of B.Pharm entrance exams here.
Top M.Pharm Entrance ExamExam Date
NIPER JEE5th June 2021
BITS HDTBD
OJEE17th - 24th June 2021
TS PGECET19th June - 22nd June 2021
GPAT22nd to 27th February 2021
Get the full list of M.Pharm entrance exams here.

Scope for Pharmacy Courses

An individual after graduation or post-graduation in Pharmacy can look out for career scope after Pharmacy in different areas. Many job profiles are available to welcome the applicants in private as well as government sectors. In addition, if one wishes, he/she can come up with his/her own pharmacy store setup.
Those interested in taking up research or looking forward to a job as a Professor should go for Ph.D. in Pharmacy. Have a look at the following looks to know more. 

What after B. Pharmacy? - A Complete GuideWhat After M.Pharm: Check Career Scope and Future Prospects
Lucrative Jobs in the Pharmaceutical SectorHow to Get Admission in M.Pharm Without GPAT score?

Top Pharmacy Colleges in India

Here's a list of top pharmacy colleges in India that you can explore. If you want to apply to one of the Pharmacy colleges in India of your choice fill our Common Application Form and avail expert assistance. 

Top CollegesAnnual Fee (in INR)
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Sadopur (MMU, Sadopur), Ambala1.04 L
Amity University Manesar, Gurgaon1.7 L
Rai University, Ahmedabad60,000
Sachdeva College of Pharmacy, Gharuan, Mohali85,200
Sagar Group of Institutions (SGI), Bhopal72,000 - 76,000
Parul University, Gujarat45,000 - 95,000
Shyam University (SU), Dausa1.2 L
Graphic Era Hill University Dehradun Campus (GEHU), Dehradun1.26 L
MET Mumbai, Mumbai1.44 L
People'S University (PU), Bhopal63,000

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D.Pharma kr chuke students apne name ke age Dr likh skte h?

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Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, you can not add "Dr." after completing the D.Pharm course.

Please fill in our Common Application Form (CAF) if you need any admission assistance or need any admission related information of any college. After that, our admission counsellor will then contact you and provide you with all the important details you need to know and help you with the admission process of the college.

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Dear Student,

In order to take admission in D.Pharm at Ranchi College of Pharmacy, you must have passed intermediate examination in science steam with PCB or PCM as your main subject.Admission will be done on the basis of merit.

If you need any admission assistance,  please fill out our Common Application Form (CAF) and our education experts will contact you and provide all the details you need to know. You can also call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 to avail FREE counselling if you have any doubts.

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What is the 4 years total fee of b.pharm at Shellino Education Society'S Group Of Institutions

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Dear Student,

The annual fee for B.Pharm at Shellino Education Society'S Group Of Institutions is Rs 38,000/-. As a result, the total fee for four years is Rs 1,52,000/-.

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