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 Vishwa Vidyapeetham and UGC guidelines.

Applications are invited for Ph. D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Amrita School of Pharmacy, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Eligibility: Pass in M. Pharm. in any specialization or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.)

Selection will be based on an entrance examination and interview

Selected candidates will be supported by a student scholarship as well as a research grant for a maximum of two years. The scholarship as well as research grant for the second year is subject to satisfactory progress made in the first year.

Interested candidates may send an application along with biodata to or APPLY ONLINE on or before July 15, 2019.


Amrita School of Pharmacy
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,
Health Sciences Campus, Kochi,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS),
Ponekkara P. O.
Kochi - 682 041
Kerala, India

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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