Top Courses to become a registered Pharmacist


The profession of Pharmacy is heavily regulated in India and the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) is a statutory body constituted to regulate the profession and practice of pharmacy in the country. 

If you are looking for a career in the field of pharmacy then here we are providing a list of approved courses under the Pharmacy Act 1948: 

3. Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharma) - 1 and half years or 2 years
4. Research Studies (Ph. D) - 2 to 3 years

Admission Process:
To get admission into the Pharmacy course, students have to go through a national level or state level Pharmacy entrance exam. The national level entrance exam is Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT). 

Some top Institutes:
  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali
  • University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigargh
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad
  • S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  • Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi
  • Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Career prospects:
The job avenues for a pharmacist are open in public and private sector. They can get a job in government and private hospitals, health care departments and pharmaceutical industries for research work. Various government departments like Railways and Defense also recruit pharmacists in their departmental hospitals.


For Diploma or Bachelor degree - 12th with science stream and at least 45% of marks
For Master Degree - Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy


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