The Ph. D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences highlights the basic as well as applied research in drug delivery and targeting, utilizing medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacy practice, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, herbal drugs, quality control, nanotechnology, immunology, and molecular & cell biology.

This program prepares students for careers in academia and advanced scientific research at a variety of institutions. To achieve this, Amrita School of Pharmacy gives students solid training in the pharmaceutical-related basic sciences and creates an environment in which students can develop into independent and creative scientific problem-solvers.

Amrita School of Pharmacy offers Ph. D. degree in various areas of drug research. Topics related to Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Herbal Drugs, Quality Control, Nanotechnology, and other aspects of Pharmaceutical Sciences are some of the areas of interest of the Ph. D. program.

The students who have completed M. Pharm. from PCI & AICTE approved institutions and who are eligible for student fellowships like Inspire (DST), CSIR etc. can apply for the Ph. D. program at any time by sending an application by email.

The application will be considered and admissions are usually done twice in an academic year. The students admitted for Ph. D. will have to comply with the requirements of the Ph. D. as per Amrita University and UGC guidelines.


Amrita School of Pharmacy
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
AIMS Health Sciences Campus
Kochi, AIMS Ponekkara P. O.
Kochi - 682 041

Contact Numbers
00 91 (0) 484 285 7900
00 91 (0) 484 285 7903
00 91 (0) 484 285 7904
Fax: 00 91 (0) 484 280 2051

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