Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

Our institution is tied up with MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital for the Pharm.D course which is a super specialty tertiary care hospital with all the modern infrastructure and equipment to support the Pharm.D course. Our institution has been approved by Pharmacy Council of India and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka

Commencement of session : August / September

Duration : 6 years (5 years study and 1year of internship in hospital)

Eligibility : Pass in 12th Std / PUC / PDC / H.Sc / Intermediate with Physics

Age : 17 yrs and above on 31st December of the year of admission

Attendance : A minimum of 80% attendance in both theory and practical classes is essential to get eligibility for sessional and university examination

Internal Assessment marks : During each academic year three sessional exams for theory and practical papers will be conducted for a maximum of 30 marks and an average of the best two marks will be considered to qualify for the annual exam

Minimum marks for passing Examination : A student shall not be declared to have passed the examination unless he or she secure at least 50% marks in each of the subjects separately in the theory examinations, including sessional marks and at least 50% marks in each of the practical examination including sessional marks.

Practical Training

Hospital posting: Every student shall be posted in constituent hospital for a period of not less than seventy five hours to be covered in not less than 200 working days in each of second, third & fourth year course. In the fifth year, every student shall spend half a day in the morning hours attending ward rounds on daily basis as a part of clerkship.

Project work: To allow the student to develop data collection and reporting skills in the area of community, hospital and clinical pharmacy, a project work shall be carried out under the supervision of a teacher. The project topic must be approved by the Head of the Department or Head of the Institution. Project work shall be presented in a written report and as a seminar at the end of the year. External and the internal examiners shall do the assessment of the project work.


Every student must complete a one year mandatory internship period as per Appendix-C regulations.

Internship is a phase of training where a student is expected to conduct actual practice of pharmacy and health care and acquires skills under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.

A student shall be permitted to start the internship only after having passed in theory and practical of all subjects of all previous years.Every student has to undergo one-year internship as per PCI regulations.

Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy is attached to MVJ Medical College & Research Hospital. MVJ Medical College & Research Hospital is a state of the art Medical Research Center with 950 beds, and Pharm D programmes of Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy uses the facilities for clinical rounds.

Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy also operates Drug Information Center in the hospital premises and has a memorandum of understanding for knowledge sharing with the institution.

Course Structure

Sl No. Name of Subject
1.1 Human Anatomy and Physiology
1.2 Pharmaceutics
1.3 Medical Biochemistry
1.4 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
1.5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
1.6 Remedial Mathematics/ Biology *
Sl No. Name of Subject
2.1 Pathophysiology
2.2 Pharmaceutical Microbiology
2.3 Pharmacognosy&Phytopharmaceuticals
2.4 Pharmacology-I
2.5 Community Pharmacy
Sl No. Name of Subject
3.1 Pharmacology-II
3.2 Pharmaceutical Analysis
3.3 Hospital Pharmacy
3.4 Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
3.5 Medicinal Chemistry
3.6 Pharmaceutical Formulations
Sl No. Name of Subject
4.1 Pharmacotherapeutics-I
4.2 Pharmacotherapeutics-II
4. Clinical Pharmacy
4.4 Biostatistics & Research Methodology
4.5 Biopharmaceutics& Pharmacokinetics
4.6 Clinical Toxicology
Sl No. Name of Subject
5.1 Pharmacotherapeutics-III
5.2 Clinical Research
5.3 Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
5.4 Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
5.5 Clerkship *
5.6 Project work (Six Months)

In Year 6, students will undergo one year mandatory internship period

Internal Assessment Marks

A. Theory: Three sessional examinations evenly spread during the academic year shall be conducted and the average marks of the best two examinations shall be computed out of a maximum 30 marks and shall constitute the sessional marks in theory.

B. Practical: Students are expected to perform the number of experiments listed in the respective syllabus. The average marks of the best two practical examinations shall be computed out of a maximum of 30 marks. While awarding the sessional marks of practical experiments, the following considerations should be taken into account.

Preparation of the candidate
Manipulative skills
Results of the experiment
Knowledge of the experiment
Viva voce pertaining to the experiments only

Krupanidhi Group of Institutions
(AICTE Approved ISO 9000 - 2008 Certified)

Chikka Bellandur, Carmelaram Post,

Varthur Hobli, Bangalore - 560 035



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