Pharm D Colleges in Bangalore

Best Pharm D Colleges in Bangalore

Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm D) is a professional healthcare Doctorate course that involves the design, characteristics, properties, and manufacture of medicines, analytical techniques, and drug delivery systems. Skills like analytical reasoning, research, decision-making, and critical-thinking are enhanced through the course.  

Pharm D course details

Duration 5 years + 1-year Internship

Recognition and Accreditation

  • Government of Karnataka
  • Pharmacy Council of India(PCI)
  • NAAC Accredited
  • AICTE or UGC Approved
Affiliation Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science (RGUHS)
Academic System Semester System
Entrance Examinations
  • Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)
  • Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
  • State-specific Entrance Examinations
  • University-specific Entrance Examinations
Entrance Examinations

Syllabus: (MCQs)

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • English Language
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
Fee Structure
  • Merit: Between Rs. 20000 to 60000
  • Management: Between Rs. 2.5 Lakhs to 4 Lakhs
Salary Range Between Rs. 4.5 Lakhs to 8 Lakhs p.a.
Career Areas
  • Colleges
  • Research Institutions
  • Marketing Professional
  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Drug Inspector
  • Analytical Chemist

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 55% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English from a recognized education board
  • Should have completed 17 years of age in the year of admission 
  • Candidates with Diploma in pharmacy
  • Qualifying examinations

Admission Procedure

  • Merit – Candidates who wish to apply to colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) can undergo counseling conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
  • Management – Candidates who wish to apply for Management seats can go for Direct Admission

Career Prospects

  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Teacher and Lecturer
  • Research Associate
  • Medical Consultant
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Medical Coding Analyst
  • Medical Transcriptionist

Higher Studies

Candidates can pursue higher studies after course completion:

  • MBA
    Hospital Administration
    Healthcare Management
  • Doctorate

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