M Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

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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

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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



  • KCET


  • BUAT

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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

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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

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Related Questions

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

Simran Saini, CollegeDekho Expert

-Answered on June-23-2020


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



Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

-Answered on Feb-03-2020

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

-Answered on Dec-12-2019

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.