Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharma. D) course

Pharm D


The Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharma. D) program at Amritsar Group of Colleges (AGC) is a newly introduced, six-year course designed to prepare students for a dynamic and rewarding career in the pharmaceutical industry. This program combines rigorous academic coursework with practical training to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical sciences and clinical practice. Our state-of-the-art facilities and experienced faculty ensure that students receive top-tier education and hands-on experience, making them industry-ready professionals equipped to meet the challenges of modern healthcare.

Eligibility Criteria

    To enroll in the Pharma. D program, applicants must have:
    - Completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Mathematics with at least 50% marks from a recognized board.
    - Alternatively, a diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution.

Pathways After Doctorate in Pharmacy

Graduates of our Pharma. D program can explore a wide range of career pathways in various sectors of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. The advanced knowledge and clinical skills acquired during the program enable graduates to pursue roles such as:
1.Hospital Pharmacist
2.Clinical Pharmacist
3.Hospital Pharmacist
4.Community Pharmacist
5.Pharmaceutical Researcher
6.Drug Inspector
7.Regulatory Affairs Specialist
8.Medical Writer
9.Pharmacovigilance Associate
10.Academia and Teaching

Graduates can also pursue further studies, such as Ph.D. programs, to specialize in specific areas of pharmaceutical sciences or clinical research.

Job Opportunities

The Pharma. D degree offers numerous job opportunities across different sectors, including but not limited to:

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Community Pharmacies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Research and Development Organizations
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Academic Institutions
  • Clinical Research Organizations (CROs)
  • Healthcare Consulting Firms

Qualities Required

To succeed in the pharmaceutical field, students should possess the following qualities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Compassion and patient care orientation
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong ethical principles
  • Continuous learning and adaptability

Industry Exposure

At AGC, we emphasize practical learning and industry exposure. Our Pharma. D course in Punjab includes extensive clinical training, internships, and industry visits, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings. This hands-on experience is crucial for developing the practical skills necessary for a successful career in pharmacy

Pharmacy Department