Job Prospects in Pharmacy
Indian Pharma Industry






Career in Pharmacy

Pharmacists are not doctors or practitioners but they perform the role of associated health professionals to emphasize the efficient use of medication. Earlier there was no degree or
course in Pharmacy but now one has to opt for D.Pharma or B.Pharma after completion of the 12th class to be a Pharmacist. Only those who score 50% or above marks in PCM or PCB can apply for this course. Students have to appear in entrance tests conducted by the state or central universities in order to do this course. D.Pharma is a two-year diploma course in pharmacy. While B.Pharma is a four-year degree course in Pharmacy. After B.Pharma students can go for M.Pharma and then for the post doctorate degree in Pharmacy.

Pharmacy interlinks health sciences and medical sciences. It is the leading science based Research and Development industry of India and its low cost of research over the Western countries has given it a potential advantage for future developments. Recently, Government of India has allowed 100% FDI in the drugs and pharmaceutical sector that has also facilitated foreign Pharma players to move to India and induce Indian Pharma market to attain global
standards.As a result of its wide range capabilities in drug manufacturing and technology, it is worth $ 4.5 billion industry in India, at present and estimated to be $ 31.59 billion by 2020. Sun Pharma, Biocon, Cadilla Healthcare, Piramal Life Sciences, Cipla, Ranbaxy, Dr. Reddy's Lab, Lupin and Wockardt are hot employers, that offer various lucrative job prospects to professionals in this industry in India.

The job opportunities that pharmacy courses offer are as follows:
  • Pharmacist
  • Drug Therapist
  • Hospital Drug Coordinator
  • Health Inspector
  • Preparing Prescription to Patients
  • Drug Inspector
  • Chemical / Drug Technician
  • Research Officer
  • Pathological Lab.
  • R&D
  • Scientist
  • Bio-tech Industries





The following is a comprehensive list of pharmacy institutes along with the courses they offer:


STATES COURSES IN PHARMACY
  B.PHARMA D.PHARMA M. Pharma
ASSAM DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, DIBRUGARH    
BIHAR MUZAFFARPUR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, MUZAFFARPUR    
BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RANCHI   BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RANCHI
BIHAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PATNA    
WEST BENGAL JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY    
K. L. E. SOCIETY'S COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , HUBLI    
ORISSA COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, BERHAMPUR    
ROLAND INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE    
SRI JAYAVE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY    
KANAK MANJARI INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, ROURKELA   KANAK MANJARI INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, ROURKELA
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SCIENCE, MOHUD, BERHAMPUR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SCIENCE, MOHUD, BERHAMPUR  
STATES COURSES IN PHARMACY
  B.PHARMA D.PHARMA M.Pharma
MADHYA PRADESH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , SGSITS CAMPUS, INDORE   COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , SGSITS CAMPUS, INDORE
DR. HARISING GOUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA, DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, SAGAR   DR. HARISING GOUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA, DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, SAGAR
VIKRAM UNIVERSITY , B. R. NAHATA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MANDSAUR   VIKRAM UNIVERSITY , B. R. NAHATA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MANDSAUR
DELHI COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MEHRAULI BADARPUR ROAD , NEW DELHI   COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MEHRAULI BADARPUR ROAD , NEW DELHI
JAMIA HAMADARD UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, NEW DELHI   JAMIA HAMADARD UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, NEW DELHI
DELHI UNIVERSITY , DELHI    
UTTAR PRADESH DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICS, INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY , BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY   DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICS, INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY , ALLAHABAD   DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY , ALLAHABAD
DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY , ALIGARH   DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY , ALIGARH
DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, AGRA UNIVERSITY , AGRA   DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, AGRA UNIVERSITY , AGRA
UTTARANCHAL BHAGABAN SINGH INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY, DEHRADUN    
STATES COURSES IN PHARMACY
B.PHARMA D.PHARMA M.Pharma
HARYANA HINDU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , SONEPAT    
JAMBESHWAR UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, HISSAR    
CHANDIGARH INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY CHANDIGARH   INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY CHANDIGARH
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION, MOHALI, PUNJAB   NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION, MOHALI, PUNJAB
J&K DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, KASHMIR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, HAZARTBAL SRINAGAR    
RAJASTHAN M.G. COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, JAIPUR    
BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, PILANI (B.PHARMA-HONS)    
BHUPAL NOBELS COLLEGE , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, UDAIPUR BHUPAL NOBELS COLLEGE , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, UDAIPUR  
LACHOO MEMORIAL OF SCIENCE, JODHPUR LACHOO MEMORIAL OF SCIENCE, JODHPUR  
STATES COURSES IN PHARMACY
B.PHARMA D.PHARMA M.Pharma
MAHARASHTRA INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY , PUSAD    
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MUMBAI   COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MUMBAI
BOMBAY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, KALINA, MUMBAI    
MAHARASHTRA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, LATUR   MAHARASHTRA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, LATUR
DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, NAGPUR    
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , NASIK   COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , NASIK
POONA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PUNE    
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , AHMEDNAGAR   COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , AHMEDNAGAR
GOVT. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, SATARA    
UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, MUMBAI    
GOA GOA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PANAJI    
ANDHRA PRADESH J. V. D. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY,DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, VISAKHAPATNAM    
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, WARANGAL   UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, WARANGAL
STATES COURSES IN PHARMACY
B.PHARMA D.PHARMA M.Pharma
KARNATAKA AL-AMEEN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE AL-AMEEN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE  
TIMMEGOWDA KENGAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE TIMMEGOWDA KENGAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE  
GOVT. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE   GOVT. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE
MMU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAMANAGARAM MMU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAMANAGARAM  
PES COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE PES COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE  
ST. JOHNS PHARMACY COLLEGE , VIJAYANAGAR, BANGALORE ST. JOHNS PHARMACY COLLEGE , VIJAYANAGAR, BANGALORE  
VUTKOOR LAXMAIAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAICHUR VUTKOOR LAXMAIAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAICHUR  
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , GULBARGA    
KARNATAKA B. PHARMACY COLLEGE , BIDAR    
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , NAWBAD, BIDAR    


States Courses In Pharmacy
B.Pharma D.Pharma M.Pharma
Karnataka LUQMAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, GULBARGA    
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , CAMPUS JNMC, BELGAUM COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , CAMPUS JNMC, BELGAUM  
SJM COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, JMITCAMPUS, CHITRA DURGA    
SET COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , DHARWAD    
JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MYSORE JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY  
Manipal COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAI SCIENCE, KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE , MANIPAL    
Gujarat DEPT. OF PHARMACY, M. S. UNIVERSITY OF BARODA    
LALLUBHAI MOTILAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, AHMEDABAD   LALLUBHAI MOTILAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, AHMEDABAD
A. R. COLLEGE AND G. H. PATEL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY, VALLABH VIDYANAGAR, KHEDA A. R. COLLEGE AND G. H. PATEL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY, VALLABH VIDYANAGAR, KHEDA  
B. K. MODY GOVT. PHARMACY COLLEGE , POLYTECHNIC CAMPUS, RAJKOT B. K. MODY GOVT. PHARMACY COLLEGE , POLYTECHNIC CAMPUS, RAJKOT  
States Courses In Pharmacy
B.Pharma D.Pharma M.Pharma
Tamilnadu UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAI TECHNOLOGY, ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY , ANNAMALAINAGAR    
CL BAID MEHTA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MADRAS CL BAID MEHTA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MADRAS  
JKK NATARAJAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, SALEM    
JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, OOTACAMUND   JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, OOTACAMUND
KM COLLEGE OR PHARMACY, MADUARI    
PERIYAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, (FOR GIRLS), TIRUCHIRAPALLI   PERIYAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, (FOR GIRLS), TIRUCHIRAPALLI
SRI RAM KRISHNA INSTITUTE OF PARAMEDICAL SCIENCES, COIMBATORE    
CHERAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, COIMBATORE    
CHENNAI MEDICAL COLLEGE , CHENNAI, PONDICHERRY    
PANT INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY , PONDICHERRY