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Doctor of Pharmacy is a hospital oriented globally accepted pharmacy program. We have started the program Pharm. D. (Regular) in the year 2010. This is a six year course after completion of the plus two with science stream. The course is approved by the Pharmacy Council of India and the intake is 30 students per annum.

The course is designed to make the students competent as per the global demand in management of patient medication therapy and improve patient outcomes. The students acquire their clinical knowledge and skills to manage patients with chronic or acute illness, collaborate other health care providers to provide cost effective care, identify and correct drug related issues, educate patients and family members on correct use of medications etc. The students undergo one Year internship/residency during the final year (6th year) in the various major departments of the specialty teaching hospital in the campus.

The program follows the syllabus and regulation prescribed by PCI an Research Methodology published in the official gazette.



Name of the course No. of hours Theory/ Practical (OR Hospital Posting) Tutorial
Clinical Research - Theory 3 1
Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics - Theory 3 1
Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacotherapeutic Drug Monitoring 2 1
Clerkship* - 1
Project Work(Six months) 20  
Total Hours Theory = 8
Practical = 20
4 = 32

* Attending ward rounds on daily basis


Internship or residency training including postings in specialty units. Students should independently provide the clinical pharmacy services to the allotted wards.

  • Six months in General Medicine department and .
  • Two months each in three other speciality departments

Academic Regulations for Pharm. D. Program

Very Important

Management of AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM reserves the right to change any of the conditions enumerated herein for the purpose of complying with any of the regulations of the University Grants Commission or any other competent authorities.

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Undergraduate (UG)
School of Pharmacy