Pharm. D. Colleges in India- Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope & Salary

Pharm D Colleges in India

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) is a 6 year course, including academic study of 5 years and one year of internship or residency. The main purpose of this course is to prepare eligible students in the management of patient medication therapy and enhancing patient outcomes.  Through this write-up we will explain you about the Pharm. D. colleges in India.

In 2008, the Government of India and Pharmacy Council of India made acquainted Pharm. D. Course. It was introduced to reform Clinical Pharmacy Services in India and it is the only pharmacy service which is in direct contact with the patient Health Care System.

Top institutes of Pharm. D. in India

Listed below are some Pharm. D. Colleges in India, along with the corresponding locations and Pharm. D. Course Fee Details charged by each.

Rank

Institute Name

City

State

Score

Annual Fees in INR

1

Jamia Hamdard

New Delhi

Delhi

73.64

88,000

2

National Inst. of Pharmaceutical Edu. and Research

S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Punjab

73.18

1,36,000

3

University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

69.59

11,000

4

Institute of Chemical Technology

Mumbai

Maharashtra

65.67

1,78,000

5

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Telangana

65.14

1,30,000

6

Birla Institute of Technology & Science –Pilani

Pilani

Rajasthan

64.79

-

7

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Manipal

Karnataka

59.64

95,000

8

Poona College of Pharmacy, Erandwane, Pune

Pune

Maharashtra

54.69

92,000

9

S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

54.28

3,02,000

10

JSS College of Pharmacy

Mysore

Karnataka

52.83

70,000

11

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya-Sagar

Sagar

Madhya Pradesh

51.13

-

12

Birla Institute of Technology

Ranchi

Jharkhand

51.09

2,00,000

13

Annamalai University

Annamalainagar

Tamil Nadu

50.91

25,000

14

Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research

New Delhi

Delhi

48.44

21,000

15

Bombay College of Pharmacy

Mumbai

Maharashtra

47.87

22,500

16

Nirma University

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

47.57

2,00,000

17

JSS College of Pharmacy

Ootacamund

Tamil Nadu

47.13

72,000

18

Andhra University

Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

46.25

30,000

19

Sri Ramachandra University

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

45.97

1,50,000

20

Banasthali Vidyapith

Banasthali

Rajasthan

45.76

92,000

21

I.S. F. College of Pharmacy

Moga

Punjab

45.13

3,16,000

22

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sci., Dibrugarh Univ.

Dibrugarh

Assam

45.12

 

23

L. M. College of Pharmacy

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

44.40

 

24

Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy

Aurangabad

Maharashtra

41.85

 

25

Integral University

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

41.57

 

26

Acharya Nagarjuna Univ. Coll. of Pharmaceutical Sci.

Guntur

Andhra Pradesh

41.50

 

27

N.G.S.M.Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mangalore

Karnataka

40.63

 

28

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sc., Maharshi Dayanand Univ., Rohtak.

Rohtak

Haryana

40.53

 

29

Prin.K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy

Mumbai

Maharashtra

40.37

 

30

Goa College of Pharmacy

Panaji

Goa

40.01

 

31

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya

Indore

Madhya Pradesh

39.20

 

32

Sanjivani Col. of Pharmaceutical Edu. and Research, Kopargaon

Kopargaon

Maharashtra

38.44

 

33

Colg. of Pharmacy, Madras Med. Coll.

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

38.34

 

34

Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar College of Pharmacy

Kamptee

Maharashtra

38.20

 

35

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

Bilaspur

Chhattisgarh

38.10

 

36

Bharati Vidyapeeth Coll. of Pharmacy, Kolhapur

Kolhapur

Maharashtra

37.67

 

37

KLE Academy of Higher Edu. and Research

Belagavi

Karnataka

37.61

2,40,000

38

R. C. Patel Inst. of Pharmaceutical Edu. & Research

Shirpur

Maharashtra

37.53

 

39

Shoolini Univ. of Biotechnology and Mgmt. Sci.-Solan

Solan

Himachal Pradesh

37.45

 

40

Padmashree Dr D Y Patil Inst. of Pharmaceutical Sci and Research

Pune

Maharashtra

37.42

 

41

P. E. Society's Modern College of Pharmacy

Pune

Maharashtra

37.06

 

42

SVKM's Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy

Mumbai

Maharashtra

36.93

 

43

NMIM

Mumbai

Maharashtra

36.64

 

44

Guru Jambeshwar Univ. of Science and Tech.

Hissar

Haryana

36.59

 

45

Inst. of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

Wardha

Maharashtra

36.28

 

46

PSG Coll. of Pharmacy

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

36.21

 

47

MVP Samaj's Coll. of Pharmacy

Nashik

Maharashtra

36.11

 

48

Chalapathi Inst. of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Guntur

Andhra Pradesh

36.10

 

49

Gurunanak College of Pharmacy

Nagpur

Maharashtra

35.99

 

50

AISSMS College of Pharmacy

Pune

Maharashtra

35.70

 

 As we can see the List of Pharm. D. Colleges is pretty long and it’s been difficult to explain the Pharm. D. course details of each and every institute individually, that’s why, we will elaborate about the popular top Pharm. D. colleges of India 2019.

Popular top 10 Pharm. D. College in India

Dayananda Sagar University, Bangalore

Dayanand Sagar College of Pharmacy, Bangalore is a unit of Dayanand Sagar Institution Group (DSI). It currently offers diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the field of Pharmacy. Besides high-caliber teaching staff, the students of Dayanand Sagar college of Pharmacy are given a challenging academic environment with well-equipped lecture theatres, laboratories, excellent libraries and computer networking facilities. Besides academics, the institute also has exceptional sports facilities. The institute aims to achieve all the objectives in an environment that enhances student’s creativity, innovation and scholarly pursuits within the stated values.

Facts And Figures of Dayanand Sagar College of Pharmacy:

Establishment

1991

Institute type

Private

Trust Associated

Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peetha Trust

Affiliation

Rajiv Gandhi university of Health Sciences

Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)

Accreditation

AICTE

Campus Strength

1500+

No. of seats in Pharm. D

30

Pharm. D. Annual Fees

1.29 Lakhs

Entrance Test for Pharm. D.

Dayananda Sagar Admission Test (DSAT)

Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar

Established in 1929, Annamalai University is the first Private University and one of Asia's Largest Public Residential Universities located in India. The university is one of the first institutions in the country to offer courses of higher education in engineering, science, agriculture, humanities, and arts. A pioneer in imparting quality education, it was taken over by the Tamil Nadu government in 2013 and has emerged as one of the Largest Public Residential University with 10 faculties and 49 departments of study. This renowned university also provides over 500 courses through distance learning mode.

Facts And Figures of Annamalai University:

Establishment

1929

Institute type

State University

Approval

UGC

Accreditation

NAAC A

Campus size

950 acres

Pharm. D. Annual Fees

1.79 Lakhs

Package offered to Pharm. D students

13.91 lakhs (median)

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences is situated in Manipal in Karnataka state of India. Established in 1963, it is accredited from AICTE and it is affiliated to Manipal University. MCOPS, Manipal offers 11 courses across 1 streams, namely Pharmacy and across 4 degrees like Pharm. D., B.Pharm., M.Pharm, PGD, Diploma. Hostel facility is available for its students. Additional campus facilities such as A/C, Academic Zone, Auditorium, Boys Hostel, AV Lab, ATM, Canteen, CSC, Computer Lab, Convo. Hall is also there.

Establishment

1963

Institute type

Private

Approval

AICTE, PCI

Accreditation

NBA

Pharm. D. (Course fees)

15.80 Lakhs

No. of seats in Pharm. D

186

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, [JNTU] Anantapur is a college established by A.P. Govt. in 2008. It is one of the leading institutions of South India providing quality education in the field of Engineering, Pharmacy, Science, Computer Applications, Management. JNTU Anantapur Admissions are based on the past academic merit and scores in qualifying examinations.

Presently, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, [JNTU] Anantapur has 33 Pharmacy Colleges, 98 Engineering Colleges and 29 stand-alone MBA/ MCA Colleges affiliated to it. The overall Ranking and Engineering Ranking comes under National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF].

Year of Establishment

 2008

Ranking

NIRF

Affiliations

  • University Grants Commission
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council
  • Association of Indian Universities

Courses

 Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate and Research

Pharm. D. Eligibility

  • The admissions are based on EAMCET rank.
  • The student should have completed 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM as subjects

JNTU Anantapur Pharm. D. Fee Structure

50,000 to 2 lakh per annum

Andhra University, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Visakhapatnam

College Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, was established in 1975. It is approved by Govt. of Andhra, AICTE, PCI, UGC and accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade, ISO 9001:2000 certified. The institute is offering courses Diploma in Pharmacy, undergraduate course in Pharmacy (B. Pharm), post graduate courses in Pharmacy (M. Pharm), Pharm. D., and PhD. programmes with specializations namely Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical and Food Analysis, Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry.

Facts And Figures of Andhra University College Of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Establishment Year

1975

College Type

Public

Approval

AICTE, PCI and UGC

Total Faculty

13

Total no. of seats in Pharm. D.

30

Pharm. D. annual Fees

3,44,493

Average starting salary in Pharm. D.

2 lakhs to 15 lakhs

Employment areas of Pharm. D.

  • Drug Control Administration
  • Food & Drug Administration
  • Health Centres
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Medical Dispensing Stores
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Foundation/Trust
  • Govt./Pvt. Hospitals

Job types of Pharm. D

  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Drug Inspector
  • Clinical Pharmacist & Retail Pharmacist
  • Researcher
  • Drug Inspector
  • Retail Pharmacist
  • Analytical Chemist

Vel's Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies

In 2008, VELS University (Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies - VISTAS) has been declared as deemed-to-be-University by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The alluring campus of Vels University is situated at Pallavaram, Chennai, approx 4 kms away from Chennai Airport. Vels University has total 15 schools, 42 departments with 49 UG courses and 45 PG courses along with various diplomas and certification courses. Vels University also offers Ph.D program.

Facts And Figures of Vel's Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies:

Establishment

1992

Institute type

Deemed to be university

Approval

AICTE, NIRF Ranking, NAAC Certificate

Accreditation

UGC

Campus Size

29 acres

No. of seats in Pharm. D

30

Pharm. D. Course Fees

20.54 Lakhs

Jaipur National University, Jaipur

Jaipur National University (JNU) was established in 2007. The University was visited by the panel of experts of UGC members which accorded approval of programs under UGC Act, 1956 to the university in 2008 .The School of Distance Education was accorded approval by the Joint Committee of the UGC-AICTE-DEC for offering programs through distance education mode. Apart from these recognitions, the university has earned the trust and generosity of aspiring students, parents, public and concerned agencies, based on excellence in teaching and sincere emphasis on high standards of research.

Facts And Figures Of Jaipur National University:

Establishment

2007

Institute type

Private

Approved by

UGC, AICTE, BCI, MCI, NCTE, NAAC-B

No. of seats in Pharm. D

30

Pharm. D. Annual Fees

1,00,500 Lakhs

Average starting salary after Pharm. D.

2 Lakh to 18 Lakh

Employment Areas of Pharm. D.

  • Medical Dispensing Stores
  • Research Agencies
  • Food & Drug Administration
  • Health Centres
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Drug Control Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Foundation/Trust
  • Govt./Pvt. Hospitals
  • Non-Profit Organization

Pharm. D. Job Types

  • Drug Inspector
  • Retail Pharmacist
  • Clinical Pharmacist & Retail Pharmacist
  • Researcher
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Drug Inspector

 Chitkara University, Patiala

Chitkara Educational Trust was established in 2002, its Punjab campus is 30 kms away from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh–Patiala National Highway. Chitkara University was established in 2010 xby the Punjab State Legislature under “The Chitkara University Act”.

Facts And Figures of Vel's Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies:

Establishment

2002

Institute type

Government recognized

Approval

PCI

Accreditation

UGC

Pharm. D. Fees (per semester)

1,00,000

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana

Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed To Be University (MMDU) is North India’s leading University striving to shape the destiny of India’s youth ever since Maharishi Markandeshwar Education Trust was created in 1993. Today, MMDU is reckoned as a beacon of light and an epitome of excellence providing globally synced education in technical, medical and other professional streams. The University with its sprawling campus and state-of-the-art education, infrastructure assume magnificent courage and dedication to empowering the youth through the creation, transfer, and applications of knowledge.

The institutes under MMDU are also approved by the regulatory bodies like Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India, Indian Nursing Council, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, and All India Council for Technical Education etc. MMDU Mullana offers a wide range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research degree programs for students from across more than 32 countries all around the world.

Facts And Figures of Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana:

Establishment

1993

Institute type

Private

Recognitions

University Grants Commission (UGC)

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Accreditation

NAAC- ‘A’

Campus Size

500 Million sq.ft.

Pharm. D. Course Fees

20.54 Lakhs

Pharm. D. Highest Salary package

24 LPA

NIMS College of Pharmacy, Jaipur

NIMS College of Pharmacy (NIMSCP) is a pharmacy college located in Jaipur (Rajasthan). It is affiliated to NIMS University Jaipur, It is recognized from both governing bodies All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). The college works under a private management. Established in 2006, it is the NIMS College of Pharmacy (NIMSCP) offers the courses like Pharm. D.

The NIMS College of Pharmacy (NIMSCP) has various laboratories for conducting courses and providing research facilities in the field of computer-aided drug design, synthesis and characterization of novel drug entities, pharmacological screening and toxicological studies, pharmaceutical analysis, drug delivery systems, pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics, phytochemistry and pharmacognosy. 

Central Analytical Laboratory houses many sophisticated instruments, which are used for training of the students as well as carrying out research work at all levels. The instruments include – IR Moisture Balance, Visual Digital Melting Point Apparatus, Brookfield Viscometer, Environmental Cabinet, UV-Visible Spectrophotometers, UV-Visible-NIR Scanning Spectrophotometer, IR Spectrophotometer, FTIR Spectrophotometer, Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, Scanning Spectroflourimeter, NMR Spectrometer, High Voltage Electrophoresis, Polarimeters, Ultra and Refrigerated Centrifuges, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Gas Liquid Chromatography, High Performance Thin Layer Chromatograph and High Performance Liquid Chromatography with auto-sampler and various detectors.

The NIMS College of Pharmacy (NIMSCP) provides average infrastructure facilities to the students. It also provides hostel facility within the college which would be fruitful for the students who live outside Jaipur city.

Facts And Figures of NIMS College of Pharmacy, Jaipur:

Establishment

2006

Institute type

Private

Approval

AICTE, PCI

Accreditation

UGC

Pharm. D. Course Fees

INR 1,50,200

Pharm. D. Average Starting Salary

2 Lakh to 15 Lakh

Pharm. D. Employment Areas

  • Food & Drug Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Drug Control Administration
  • Research Agencies
  • Foundation/Trust
  • Govt./Pvt. Hospitals
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Medical Dispensing Stores
  • Health Centres
  • Colleges & Universities

Pharm. D. Job Types

·         Drug Inspector

·         Analytical Chemist

·         Retail Pharmacist

·         Researcher

·         Clinical Pharmacist

·         Clinical Pharmacist & Retail Pharmacist

·         Drug Inspector

Apart from these, following is a list of government colleges of Pharm. D. in India:

  • Government College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Govt. College of Pharmaceutical Science, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Government College of Pharmacy, Satara District
  • Govt. College of Pharmacy, Amravati
  • Govt. College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad
  • Government College of Pharmacy, Amritsar, Punjab.

You can further check out the Pharm. D. colleges in UP, D. Pharmacy colleges in Mumbai, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and other states.

For more information related to Pharm. D. course such as Admission in D. Pharmacy, D. Pharm. Course details, D. Pharm. Fees, etc. you can visit [Link to Pharm D course page]

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