A two year Course after the completion of B.Pharm is designed to train the students to carryout research in the field of pharmacy and to work at various levels in Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Formulation and Development, Pharma Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research Organizations and as academicians.


A candidate who has passed B.Pharm degree examination of Rajiv Gandhi University of health Sciences, or B.Pharm examination of any other recognized Indian University established by law in India or any other degree courses in pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS or Pharmacy council of India and/or All India Council of Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E) for this purpose and who has secured not less than 55 % of the maximum marks (aggregate of four years) prescribed for the qualification examination shall be eligible for the admission to the M.Pharm course.

Further, Pharmacy teachers having recognized B.Pharm qualification and with minimum of five years of teaching experience in an institution approved by A.I.C.T.E. and PCI will be eligible provided they have scored not less than 50% of the maximum marks (aggregate of four years in B.Pharm).

For SC/ST/ (Karnataka) Category-I candidates the prescribed percentage of marks will be 50% of the maximum marks in the qualifying examinations.


2 years


32 seats

Medium of Instruction

Medium of Instruction and Examination Shall be English.

Attendance and Progress

A candidate is required to put in at least 80% attendance in theory and practical subjects separately in a recognized institution approved by Pharmacy council of India and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The candidate shall complete prescribed course satisfactorily to be eligible to appear for the respective examination..

Areas of specialization in M.Pharm:

Pharmaceutics: 18 seats Curriculum
Pharmaceutical Chemistry: 08 seats Curriculum
Pharmacology: 06 seats Curriculum


Curriculum - M. Pharm Pharmaceutics

1st Year
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Preformulation and Production Management
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Advancs in Drug Delivery Systems
2nd Year – Dissertation


Curriculum - M. Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry

1st Year
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Advanced Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Organic)
Medicinal Chemistry – I (Drug design)
Medicinal Chemistry – II (Natural Products)
2nd Year – Dissertation


Curriculum - M. Pharm Pharmacology

1st Year
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Advanced Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmacological Screening Methods and Clinical Evaluation
Molecular Biology
2nd Year – Dissertation