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    M Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    About M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is a postgraduate degree programme that explores the Biotechnological aspects of the field of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical industry. This programme deals with an in-depth study of hybridomas, macro and microorganisms in Pharmacogenomics, Biotech Pharmaceutical Drugs and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Products like proteins, antibodies, R-DNA products, etc.  

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Course Highlights

    Course Name

    Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    Short Name

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    Course Level


    Course Type



    M.Pharm (Master of Pharmacy)


    Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    Course Duration

    2 Years


    Not Mandatory

    Course Mode

    Full-Time/ Part-Time

    Minimum Qualification Required



    Not Specified

    Selection Process

    Through Entrance Exams/ Merit-Based

    Course Fee

    INR 22,000 Per Annum - INR 2.76 LPA

    Relevant Field 


    Job Types

    Business Development Executive, Laboratory Instructor, Customer Solutions Application Scientist, Lab Technician, Research Associate, Marketing Executive Trainee, etc.

    Initial Average Salary

    INR 1.5 LPA - INR 8.40 LPA

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Eligibility Criteria

    Mentioned below is the eligibility criteria for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course. 

    • Candidates must hold a B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) degree. 

    • The degree must have been issued by a recognised university.

    • The requirements for minimum percentage varies from institute to institute. But, candidates must have scored at least 50 per cent marks in their respective bachelor’s degree. 

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Admission Process

    • The admission to M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course in many colleges is done through entrance exams. 

    • These entrance exams can be institute-specific or state-level.

    • Candidates who perform well in the exam are called to further the admission process.

    • There are many colleges that offer direct admissions as well. 

    • In such a case, candidates’ performance in the bachelor degree is considered for selection. 

    • The higher a candidate has scored in B.Pharm the higher her/ his chances to get admission. 

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Entrance Exams

    Here are some of the top entrance exams conducted for admission to the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course. 


    • GPAT

    • HPCET

    • CPNET UP

    • KCET


    • BUAT

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Syllabus

    Candidates can find the semester-wise syllabus for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course below. 

    Year I

    Semester I

    Semester II

    Evaluation of Drugs

    Metabolic Engineering and Molecular Farming

    Recent Advances in Pharmacognosy

    Pharmacoepidemiology, Bioterrorism, and Pharmacovigilance

    Modern Analytical Techniques I

    Animal Cell Culture and Immuno-technology

    Evaluation of Drugs Lab

    Animal Cell Culture and Immunotechnology Lab

    Drug Regulatory Affairs & Intellectual Property Rights

    Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Lab

    Plant Tissue Culture Techniques

    Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    Modern Analytical Techniques Lab I

    Modern Analytical Techniques II

    Plant Tissue Culture Techniques Lab

    Metabolic Engineering and Molecular Farming Lab

    Communication Skills I

    Communication Skills II

    Foreign Language I

    Foreign Language II

    Behavioral Science I

    Behavioral Science II

    Seminar I

    Seminar II

    Year II

    Semester III

    Application of Genomics 

    Proteomics in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


    Pharmacoinformatics Labs

    Drug Discovery and Nanobiotechnology

    Project Protocol Presentation

    Term Paper I (Evaluation)

    Major Project Protocols and Synopsis

    Term Paper (Evaluation)

    Communication Skills III

    Behavioral Science III

    Foreign Language III

    Semester IV

    Major Project (Dissertation, Presentation)

    Project Experimental and Dissertation Compilation

    Foreign Language Choices

    • German

    • French

    • Chinese

    • Japanese 

    • Spanish 

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Course Fee

    Mentioned below are the fee details for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course at different institutions. 



    Minimum Fee

    INR 22,000 Per annum

    Maximum Fee

    INR 2.76 LPA

    Average Fee

    INR 1.49 LPA

    M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Career Options and Job Prospects

    Following are the employment areas and career opportunities that candidates can explore after completing the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course.

    Employment Areas

    • Pharmaceutical Companies

    • Educational Institutions

    • Research Centres

    • Hospitals

    • Healthcare Centres

    • Private Clinics

    • Biotechnology Industries/ Units

    • Production and Marketing of Medicine

    • Environment Industry

    • Agriculture 

    • Animal Husbandry

    Job Type/ Profile/ Role

    • Lab Technician

    • Pharmacist

    • Project Manager

    • Quality Control Programs Executive

    • Drug Inspector

    • Export & Import Specialist

    • Laboratory Instructor

    • Marketing Executive Trainee

    • Business Development Executive

    Salary After M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    Here’s how much does an M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology graduate earn.

    Minimum Salary

    INR 1.5 LPA 

    Maximum Salary

    INR 8.40 LPA

    Average Salary

    INR 4.95 LPA

    Related Questions

    Sir 2course ke liy apply kr sakte ha
    -Shivkumar -Updated on Jun-23-20201 Answers

    Simran Saini, CollegeDekho Expert


    Yes, you can apply for multiple courses in CPNET 2020 exam. The entrance exam is a single-window for multiple courses. However, you will be eligible for admissions in only one course.

    PNET is conducted by Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences (UPUMS) for admission to Pharmacy, Paramedical and Nursing courses. CPNET is conducted in an offline mode. Qualifying the intermediate examination is the minimum academic requirement for CPNET 2020.  These students get admission in the courses offered by the following colleges under Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences.

    • College of Dentistry

    • College of Nursing

    • Paramedical Vigyan Mahavidyalaya

    • Pharmacy College of Saifai


    Eligibility for m pharm clinical pharmacy
    -Jagruti -Updated on Feb-03-20201 Answers

    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    To be eligible for the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) course, you need to have cleared a B.Pharm course from an institute recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).

    You may be also required to have a certain minimum percentage in the bachelor's course, which depends upon the college you wish to join.

    Here is a list of colleges offering MPharm in Clinical Pharmacy in India.

    If you need help with admissions, please fill our Common Application Form or call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877.

    Thank you.


    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    CollegeDekho is an online platform that provides guidance, counselling and information about the courses offered in colleges in India and select countries abroad. We do not offer any course directly but we can help you find the best college(s) for your requirements.

    Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) is a postgraduate programme open to candidates who have completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) programme. Please refer to this list of colleges offering M.Pharm in India.

    If you need help with admissions, you can fill our Common Application Form or call our toll-free student helpline number 1800-572-9877.

    Thank you.

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