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M.Pharm (Master in Pharmaceutical technology) course information- Duration, Subject Specialization, Scope

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Master in Pharmacy (M.Pharm)

M.Pharm is the next course of B.Pharm. B.Pharm is a course that contains basic information about all the pharmaceutical subjects but in the case of M.Pharm, it contains detailed information about any pharmaceutical subject like M. Pharm in Pharmaceutics or Pharmacology, etc.

Basically, it's a 2 years full-time course with theoretical and practical classes. In this course, you can learn in-depth about any particular specialized subject (you choose). Practical classes are very important in M.Pharm because there is a project, which you have to submit in the final year of M.Pharm. This thing is quite interesting in M.Pharm.

All the M.Pharm course is divided into 4 semesters in academics.

If you want to know more courses after B.Pharm rather than M.Pharm, then you can do. We shared the top 10 best courses after B.Pharm for a better pharma career in another article.

Master in Pharmaceutical technology or  Master in Pharmacy course full information

After B.Pharm if you are interested in M.Pharm, then you should prepare for these entrance examinations to get admitted to the best government or private colleges.

  • GPAT(Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude): This is a national level entrance examination for joining the Master in Pharmacy program, conducted by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). This examination is very useful for your further career and to get a scholarship from the Government of India.

  • NIPER JEE (National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Joint Entrance Exam):  This is a national level entrance examination for joining the post-graduate program for pharmacy graduates, conducted by the NIPER (National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research). This examination is great for those students who want to study at NIPER.

  • State-level entrance exams for M. Pharm: State level examinations depend on the various state. These types of examinations are quite easier than GPAT and NIPER. By qualifying for this examination you can't choose the best college in India because it's only cover particular state government colleges or government-affiliated colleges.  Example- Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET), Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE), West Bengal Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET)

Important information:

M.PharmMaster in Pharmaceutical technology or Master in Pharmacy
Duration of time2 years of a full-time course
No. of semesters4 Semesters
Who can apply?
  • After completing B.Pharm and Pharm.D.
Entrance Exam for Counseling
  • GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude)
  • NIPER JEE (National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Joint Entrance Exam)
  • State-level technical entrance exams (Depends on your state)

Specialization in M.Pharm:

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Drug Discovery and Drug Development
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance

Scope of M.Pharma Students:

  • Government and private hospital pharmacist
  • Retail pharmacy store
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing sector jobs
  • Pharmaceutical marketing sector jobs
  • Jobs in e-commerce pharmacy
  • Jobs in the teaching sector (As an Assistance Professor, the lab assistant)
  • Drug inspector jobs.
  • Regulatory Affairs is a great opportunity.
  • Jobs in the pharmacovigilance sector.
  • And a lot of health-related business opportunities.
  • Job in Research and development sector

How to choose the best college for M.Pharm?

After B.Pharm, if you are interested in the M.Pharm course then you have to choose a pharmacy college with proper facilities for your practice as well as theoretical works. This is a quite difficult but important job for you to choose a good college. But there are some factors to choose the best pharma institution.
  • AICTE approval: The institution should be approved by AICTE. Before admission asks for the brochure of the college and checks their AICTE Identification Number.
These two things are super important for you to choose a good college. These two organizations are national statutory bodies for pharmaceutical as well as technical education.

So best of luck with your career. If you like this article, then share it with your friends, who are interested in chemistry and biology.

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