Career scope and opportunities
The demand for pharma graduates is high in sectors like – healthcare, research, manufacturing, medical marketing, pharmacovigilance etc. As a pharma graduate, you can take up job roles like – drugs inspector, drugs controller, hospital pharmacist etc.
Diploma in Pharmacy
2 years + practical training of 500 hours spread over a period of not less than 3 months in a Govt. Hospital/Pharmacy, which is recognized by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.
A pass in any of the following exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics
- PUC / 10 + 2 / PDC / Intermediate / Higher Sec. exam in Science
- Vocational course with Physics, Chemistry & Biology / Mathematics conducted by Government of Kerala only.
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following – Mathematics / Computer Science / Biotechnology / Biology. Obtained at least 40% marks (35% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together. Candidates who have passed D.Pharm course approved by Pharmacy Council of India shall also be eligible to this course and can be admitted directly to II Year.
Master of Pharmacy
2 years (12 + 12 months)
Extending for twelve months from the commencement of academic term which includes four papers. At the end of M.Pharm Part-I, there shall be a university examination for M.Pharm Part-I.
Extends to a period of twelve months. At the end of M.Pharm Part-II, the candidate shall submit a dissertation on the topic approved by the university.
A candidate should have passed B.Pharm degree examination of RGUHS or B.Pharm examination of any recognized Indian University as established by law in India or should have completed any other degree courses in pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS University or Pharmacy Council of India,(PCI) and/or All India Council of Technical Education (A I.C.T.E,) for this purpose and should have secured not less than 50% of the maximum marks (aggregate of four years) prescribed for the qualifying examination. Then s/he shall be eligible for admission to the M.Pharm course.For SC / ST / Category-I (Karnataka) candidates must have a degree in B.Pharm.
Contact for Admission
VIVEKANANDA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Dr. Rajkumar Road, Near Orion Mall, Rajajinagar II Stage