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About M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis

Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Analysis is a postgraduate degree course that deals with analysing sequences of processes to quantify or/ and identify a drug or substance. Pharmaceutical Analysis actually revolves around the process of drug development, analysing the quantity and quality of drugs and its contaminants and elucidating its structure. 

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis is an advanced programme through which, students learn both practical and theoretical skills to operate lab instruments. The curriculum of the course covers FDA guidance, critical CMPs regulations and ICH Quality guidelines. 

M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis Course Highlights

Course Name

Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Analysis

Short Name

M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis

Course Level


Course Type

Degree Course


Master of Pharmacy


Pharmaceutical Analysis

Course Duration

2 Years


Not Mandatory

Exam Type

Semester System

Minimum Qualification Required

Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in Science Stream


Not Prescribed

Selection Process

Entrance Exams

Course Fee

INR 90K to INR 7 lakh

Relevant Field 

Pharmaceutical Industries, Medical Colleges, Research Labs, Chemist Shops, Private Clinics 

Job Types

Biostatistician, Professor, Formulation pharmaceutical Technology Scientist, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Pharmaceutical Subject Matter Executive, etc.

Average Salary

INR 1.9 LPA to INR 10 LPA

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M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis Eligibility Criteria

Mentioned below are the minimum eligibility criteria for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis. Candidates must know that the criteria can change from college to college. So, they are advised to check with the official website of the intended college before filling up the application form. 

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in any of the following subjects/ fields: Pharmacy/ Biology/ Genetics/ Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Agriculture/ Biotechnology/ Botany.

  • Candidates with a BDS or MBBS or B.Phs degree are also eligible for this course. 

  • The bachelor’s degree should have been awarded by a recognised university.

  • Candidates are also required to crack a relevant institute-level or state-level or national-level entrance exam for this course. 

Admission Process for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis 

  • The admission process for M.Pharma Pharmaceutical Analysis varies from institute to institute. 

  • Some colleges accept students on the basis of their percentage in the bachelor’s degree. 

  • Some institutes accept students on the basis of their performance in different entrance exams. 

  • These entrance exams could be institute specific or state or national level. 

  • Candidates who show good performance in the exams are then called for the next steps of the selection process. 

  • The exams are generally followed by GD and PI rounds. 

  • Finally, a merit list is prepared and candidates who make it to the list get enrolled to the course. 

M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis Entrance Exams

Some of the top entrance exams for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis admissions are:

  • GPAT

  • GATE

  • NET 

NOTE: Some colleges exempt MBBS, BAMS, foreign nationals and BASc degree holders from taking the exam.

M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis Course Fee

College Type

Minimum Fee (Per Annum)

Maximum Fee (Per Annum)

Average Fee (Per Annum)

Public India Colleges

INR 3,000

INR 5 Lakhs

INR 2.5 Lakhs

Private Indian Colleges

INR 72,000

INR 9 Lakhs

INR 4.8 Lakhs

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M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis Syllabus

Mentioned below in the table is the year-wise syllabus of M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis.

Year I

Semester I

Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis

Drug Regulatory Affairs**

Pharmaceutical Validation*

Herbal Cosmetics Technology**

Pharmaceutical Formulation Technology**

Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques

Food Analysis

Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics**

Pharmaceutical Management**

Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques

Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis Lab

Intellectual Property Rights*

Semester II

Advanced Instrumental Analysis

Modern Bioanalytical Techniques

Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Biostatistics And Research Methodology*

Spectral Analysis*

Stability of Drugs and Dosage Forms**

Screening Methods in Pharmacology**

Entrepreneurship management**

Herbal & Cosmetics Analysis**

Quality Control and Quality Assurance Lab

Advanced Instrumental Analysis Lab

Nano Based Drug Delivery Systems**

*Core Elective     **Open Elective

Year II

Semester III

Professional Ethics

Trace, Forensic and Food Analysis

Major Project Part - I

Semester IV

Social Extension Activity

Major Project Part - II

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M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis Career Options and Job Prospects

Employment Areas

  • Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Hospitals (govt. or private)

  • Private Clinics

  • Research Labs

  • Medical Universities or Colleges

  • Chemist Shops

Job Profiles/ Types

  • Manager Biostatistician

  • Professor - Pharmaceutical Analysis

  • Looking Head - Logistics and Warehouse

  • Business Analyst

  • Lecturer or Teacher

  • Scientist at Finding & Development (F&D) or Research & Development (R&D)

  • Formulation Pharmaceutical Technology Scientist

  • Packaging Development Officer

  • Pharmaceutical Subject Matter Executive

Salary After M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis

  • The minimum salary of an employee after completing M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis is about INR 3 LPA. 

  • The salary depends on job profiles and organisations. 

Job Title


Executive Assistant


Pharmaceutical Sales Representative


Territory Sales Representative 


Territory Sales Manager


Product Manager, Healthcare


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FAQs about M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis

What is the duration of the course M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis ?

M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis is a 2 year course.

What are the popular specializations related to M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.Pharm. (Master of Pharmacy) are : Medical Sciences , Natural Products & Phytochemistry , Pharmacology , Nursing , Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.

What is the average fee for the course M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis ?

The average fee for M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis is INR 150000 per year.

I want admission in M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

NIPER Joint Entrance Exam , Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test , BITS Higher Degree Entrance Test , Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test , Combined Paramedical Nursing & Pharmacy Entrance Exam are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis courses.

What are the top colleges offering M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Pharmacy courses : Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute (Chennai) , JSS College of Pharmacy (Ooty) , Goa College of Pharmacy (Panaji) , SCHOOL OF PHARMACY, DEVI AHILYA VISHWAVIDYALAYA (Indore) , L. M. College of Pharmacy (Ahmedabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Analysis or not.
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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.