Master of Pharmacy or M.Pharm is a 2 year post graduate course in Pharmacy where a pharmacy graduate can do his/her specialization in various departments like Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacy Practice, etc. The post graduates of pharmacy are highly skilled and well trained pharmacy professionals who can practice their profession clinically as well as in industries and also in academics both in government and private sectors within India or in any other country. In most of the foreign countries, for practicing pharmacy profession, a student should undergo his/her course with minimum of five year duration. Since post graduates have 4+2 years course duration, they are eligible in many countries for practicing the pharmacy profession. Post-graduation is must for pharmacy professionals to reach to top position in their corresponding departments and also there is a lot of scope for serving the society with professional satisfaction.
Course Structure - M. Pharmacy
The entire course of study is for two academic years with two semesters in the first year followed by project work in the second year. Student’s overall performance is evaluated by conducting internal and external examinations both in theory and practical. A student shall be eligible to appear for University examinations if he/she acquires a minimum of 75% of attendance in aggregate of all the subjects in a semester. For qualifying in a subject, one has to secure a minimum of 40% marks in that subject. In each semester of the first year, each student has to give seminar on his/her research or review work on a specific topic. In the second year, student has to perform a project in industry or within their institution. During his/her project period, student has to present timely report and seminar on his/her project status. Finally he/she has to present seminar and attend for the viva-voice on their dissertation. One who fulfills all the requirements within the time can be awarded M. Pharmacy degree.