Pharm D PB


A three year course after completion of B.Pharm course is an opportunity to B.Pharm students to get trained clinically and to work at hospitals, clinical research organization, Pharma regulatory affairs, government drug administration departments and as academicians.


Qualifying Examination

For Pharm D Post (Baccalaureate), a pass in 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 and Pharmacy Council of India.

Eligible candidates are directly joining to fourth year Pharm D course as lateral entry.

Duration of the course

Pharm D. (Post Baccalaureate): The duration of the course shall be for three academic years (two years of study and one year internship or residency) full time with each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days. The period of three years duration is divided into two phases -

Phase I - consisting of First and Second academic year.

Phase II - consisting of Internship or residency training during third year involving posting in speciality units. It is a phase of training wherein a student is exposed to actual pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services, and acquires skill under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.

Intake:10 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.

I Year II Year III Year
Pharmacotherapeutics- I & II Clinical Research Internship or residency training including postings in specialty units. Student should independently provide the clinical pharmacy services under supervision of a preceptor to the allotted wards.  (i)  Six months in General Medicine department, and  (ii) Two months each in three other specialty departments
Hospital & Community Pharmacy Pharmacoepidemiology and
Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics
Biostatistics & Research Methodology Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Therapeutic
Drug Monitoring
Clinical Toxicology Clerkship *
Pharmacotherapeutics-III Project work (Six Months)


* Attending ward rounds on daily basis.