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:

Career Institutes

STATES:ASSAM
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA
Institute:

  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, DIBRUGARH

STATES:BIHAR
COURSES IN PHARMACY: B.PHARMA, M. PHARMA
Institute:

  • MUZAFFARPUR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, MUZAFFARPUR;
  • BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RANCHI;
  • BIHAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PATNA

STATES: WEST BENGAL
COURSES IN PHARMACY: B.PHARMA
Institute:

  • JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY;
  • K. L. E. SOCIETY’S COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , HUBLI

STATES:ORISSA
COURSES IN PHARMACY: B.PHARMA, M. PHARMA, D. PHARMA

    Institute:

  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, BERHAMPUR;
  • ROLAND INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE;
  • SRI JAYAVE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY;
  • KANAK MANJARI INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, ROURKELA;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SCIENCE, MOHUD, BERHAMPUR;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SCIENCE, MOHUD, BERHAMPUR;

STATES: MADHYA PRADESH
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , SGSITS CAMPUS, INDORE;
  • DR. HARISING GOUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA, DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, SAGAR;
  • VIKRAM UNIVERSITY , B. R. NAHATA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MANDSAUR;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , SGSITS CAMPUS, INDORE; DR. HARISING GOUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA, DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, SAGAR;
  • VIKRAM UNIVERSITY , B. R. NAHATA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MANDSAUR;

STATES:DELHI
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MEHRAULI BADARPUR ROAD , NEW DELHI;
  • JAMIA HAMADARD UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, NEW DELHI;
  • DELHI UNIVERSITY , DELHI;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MEHRAULI BADARPUR ROAD , NEW DELHI,
  • JAMIA HAMADARD UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, NEW DELHI;

STATES: UTTAR PRADESH
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICS, INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY , BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY , ALLAHABAD, DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY , ALIGARH;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, AGRA UNIVERSITY , AGRA; DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICS, INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY , BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY , ALLAHABAD;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY , ALIGARH;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, AGRA UNIVERSITY , AGRA;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICS, INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY , BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY , ALLAHABAD;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACY, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY , ALIGARH;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, AGRA UNIVERSITY , AGRA

STATES:UTTARANCHAL
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA,
Institute:

  • BHAGABAN SINGH INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY, DEHRADUN

STATES:HARYANA
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA,
Institute:

  • HINDU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , SONEPAT;
  • JAMBESHWAR UNIVERSITY , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, HISSAR

STATES:CHANDIGARH
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICALSCIENCE, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY CHANDIGARH;
  • INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY CHANDIGARH;
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION, MOHALI, PUNJAB;
  • INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY CHANDIGARH;
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION, MOHALI, PUNJAB

STATES: J&K
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA,
Institute:

  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, KASHMIR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, HAZARTBAL SRINAGAR

STATES:RAJASTHAN
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, M. PHARMA
Institute:

  • M.G. COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE,
  • JAIPUR; BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, PILANI (B.PHARMA-HONS);
  • BHUPAL NOBELS COLLEGE , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, UDAIPUR;
  • LACHOO MEMORIAL OF SCIENCE, JODHPUR;
  • BHUPAL NOBELS COLLEGE , DEPT. OF PHARMACY, UDAIPUR;
  • LACHOO MEMORIAL OF SCIENCE, JODHPUR;

STATES:MAHARASHTRA
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY , PUSAD, COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , MUMBAI;
  • BOMBAY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, KALINA, MUMBAI;
  • MAHARASHTRA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, LATUR;
  • DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, NAGPUR;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , NASIK;
  • POONA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PUNE;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , AHMEDNAGAR;
  • GOVT. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, SATAR;
  • UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, MUMBAI;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , NASIK;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , AHMEDNAGAR

STATES:GOA
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA
Institute:

  • GOA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PANAJI

STATES: ANDHRA PRADESH
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B.PHARMA, M.PHARMA, D.PHARMA
Institute:

  • J. V. D. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY,DEPT. OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, VISAKHAPATNAM;
  • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, WARANGAL;
  • AL-AMEEN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE;
  • TIMMEGOWDA KENGAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE;
  • GOVT. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE;
  • MMU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAMANAGARAM;
  • PES COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE;
  • ST. JOHNS PHARMACY COLLEGE , VIJAYANAGAR, BANGALORE;
  • VUTKOOR LAXMAIAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAICHUR;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , GULBARGA;
  • KARNATAKA B. PHARMACY COLLEGE , BIDAR;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , NAWBAD, BIDAR;
  • AL-AMEEN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE, TIMMEGOWDA KENGAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE;
  • MMU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAMANAGARAM;
  • PES COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE;
  • ST. JOHNS PHARMACY COLLEGE , VIJAYANAGAR, BANGALORE;
  • VUTKOOR LAXMAIAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, RAICHUR;
  • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, WARANGAL;
  • GOVT. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, BANGALORE

STATES: KARNATAKA
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B. PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • LUQMAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, GULBARGA;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , CAMPUS JNMC, BELGAUM;
  • SJM COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, JMITCAMPUS, CHITRA DURGA;
  • SET COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , DHARWAD;
  • JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MYSORE;
  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACY , CAMPUS JNMC, BELGAUM;
  • JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MYSORE;

STATES:MANIPAL
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B. PHARMA,
Institute:

  • COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAI SCIENCE, KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE , MANIPAL

STATES:GUJARAT
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B. PHARMA, M. PHARMA, D. PHARMA

    Institute:

  • DEPT. OF PHARMACY, M. S. UNIVERSITY OF BARODA;
  • LALLUBHAI MOTILAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, AHMEDABAD;
  • A. R. COLLEGE AND G. H. PATEL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY, VALLABH VIDYANAGAR, KHEDA;
  • B. K. MODY GOVT. PHARMACY COLLEGE , POLYTECHNIC CAMPUS, RAJKOT;
  • A. R. COLLEGE AND G. H. PATEL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY, VALLABH VIDYANAGAR, KHEDA;
  • B. K. MODY GOVT. PHARMACY COLLEGE , POLYTECHNIC CAMPUS, RAJKOT;
  • LALLUBHAI MOTILAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, AHMEDABAD

STATES:TAMILNADU
COURSES IN PHARMACY:B. PHARMA, M. PHARMA, D. PHARMA
Institute:

  • UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAI TECHNOLOGY, ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY , ANNAMALAINAGAR;
  • CL BAID MEHTA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MADRAS;
  • JKK NATARAJAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, SALEM;
  • JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, OOTACAMUND; KM COLLEGE OR PHARMACY, MADUARI;
  • 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;
  • CL BAID MEHTA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MADRAS;
  • JSS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, OOTACAMUND;
  • PERIYAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE, (FOR GIRLS), TIRUCHIRAPALLI

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