About Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) Program
Course : Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) Program
Course Duration : 5 Years + 1 year internship
Affiliation : Constituent School of RK University (Accredited by NAAC, Approved by UGC and Government of Gujarat)
Approved by : Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi
Title obtained after course completion :Dr.
Academic System : Year
Tuition Fee : 1,30,000/- per year
Level of Degree : Post graduate
Mode of Admission : As per RK University procedure and PCI guideline
Pharm.D course is a Professional Pharmacy doctoral programme of 6 years duration after 10+2 (science academic stream) which includes 5yrs of academic study + 1 year of internship or residency.
- 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one or both of the following subjects: Mathematics or Biology.
- A pass in D. Pharm course from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.
- Provided that a student should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the course.
1. What is the course content of Pharm.D programs?
For detailed course content (syllabus) see: Pharm D Regulations 2008. PCI website: www.pci.nic.in
2. Whether the Pharm.D is a registrable qualification?
Yes, Pharm.D is a registrable qualification under the Pharmacy Act, 1948.
3. In what way Pharm.D differs from regular B.Pharm?
Both B.Pharm and Pharm D are the registrable qualification for practicing pharmacy profession under the Pharmacy Act. B.Pharm is a 4years course and Pharm D is 6 years s course including one year of clinical internship.
Pharmacy practice component in all spheres of Pharmacy professional services like Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, clinical research, regulatory, formulation development, quality control are emphasized in Pharm D programme and after Pharm D qualification the professionals are eligible to undertake Ph.D. programme.
4. After completion of Pharm D am I eligible for Ph.D.?
Yes. After Pharm.D the candidate is eligible to register for Ph.D
5. Can I prefix Dr to my name?
Yes, for the purpose of practicing Pharmacy Profession under Pharmacy Act.
|I.Health Care (Hospital)|
|a.Clinical pharmacist||b.Drug information pharmacist||c.Quality services officers|
|d.Clinical Pharmacy manager||e.Research associates||f.Hospital administration|
|a.New drug development||b.Medial information||c.Medial Advisors|
|d.Medical writing and publications||e.Pharmacovigilance||f.Clinical operations department|
|g.Clinical data manager||h.Product management team||i.Drug regulatory officers|
|j. Medical marketing research|
|III.Clinical research organization|
|a.Clinical team leaders||b.Clinical research associates||c.Clinical trail site manager|
|d.Programming manager||e.Clinical project manager/td>|
|IV.Public health sector|
|a.Community pharmacist (individual and chain pharmacies)||b.Project leader ( National and International organizations)|
|V.Research and Development|
|a.Pharmacokinetics / Pharmacodynamic analyst||b.Bioavailability / Bioequivalence specialist|
|a.Medical advisor (Medical insurance)|
|Teaching – B. Pharm / M. Pharm / Ph. D.|