Top Courses to become a registered Pharmacist

Overview

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.

Eligibility:

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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