Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) is a six-year professional degree that has recently been approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). The learnings of patient healthcare services are also covered in the curriculum of this degree, in addition to the fundamental courses of pharmacy. Pharm D. offers a wide variety of applications in India and internationally due to the extensive number of courses available.
Candidates who have passed two year P.U.C. examination of Karnataka P.U.C. Board or an equivalent examination of any other approved Board or University with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subject – Mathematics or Biology or P.C.M.B. Minimum eligibility should be based on P.C.M. / P.C.M.B. or P.C.B. with 40% in aggregate. For SC/ST students, the minimum requirement in percentage of marks for the admission will be 35% in PUC or its equivalent examination (PCMB/PCB/PCM),
Candidates who have passed D.Pharm course with 40% in aggregate from institutions approved by Pharmacy Council of India U/S 12 of Pharmacy Act, 1948, are only eligible to be admitted to first year Pharm. D course.
The candidate should have been born on or before 31.12.1993
After Pharm D candidates can choose from a variety of post-Pharm D courses. Some of the attractive Pharmacy job opportunities for students are listed below:
Retail Pharmacist, Medical Writer, Clinical Pharmacist, Analytical Chemist, Drug Inspector, Other Opportunities
Government Agencies in India in Pharm D graduates can work:
Staff Selection Commission
Government Colleges & Universities
Sports Authority of India