- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 6 Years
Pharm D is short form of “Doctor of Pharmacy.” It is the professional pharmacy doctoral program. Pharmacy council of India introduced this programme in the year 2008 to improve the clinical pharmacy services in India. The duration of the course shall be six academic years (five years of study and one year of internship or residency) full time with each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days.
The period of six years duration is divided into two phases – Phase I – consisting of First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth academic year. Phase II – consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year involving posting in specialty units. It is a phase of training wherein a student is exposed to actual pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services and acquires skill under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.
candidate must pass with at least 50% marks in 10 + 2 (or an equivalent examination) by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology as optional subjects individually.