Jobs after M. Pharm


M.Pharm or Master of Pharmacy is a postgraduate degree, which covers the preparation, dispensing, and proper consumption of drugs. The course offers ample job opportunities in hospitals, pharmaceuticals, and nursing homes. M.pharm graduates are much demanded in research operations in pharmaceutical industry. The research section usually involves in processes associated with the development of new drugs.

M.pharm graduates are also preferred in production work in pharmaceutical industry and in pharmaceutical laboratories. The role of pharmacist in laboratories is to analyze the purity and strength of drugs manufactured. In addition to the job opportunities in India there exist many job options outside the country also.

Private sector Jobs after M. Pharm

India is host to a lot of pharmaceutical companies which have made a mark nationally and as well as internationally. They recruit professionals of Pharmacy to fill up the various vacancies arising in the organization. After the completion of the course, the candidate can register in State Pharmacy Council. This helps them to start up their own pharmacy shops. The other areas where Pharmacist can find jobs include:

  • Health Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Chemist Shops
  • Drug Control Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Educational Institutes
  • Sales and Marketing Department
  • Research Agencies
  • Food and Drug Administration

In the above-mentioned areas a postgraduate in Pharmacy can work as

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Customs Officer
  • Data Manager
  • Drug Inspector
  • Lecturer
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Regulatory Manager
  • Researcher
  • Teacher

The major job providers in the corporate sector includes

  • Wockhardt Limited
  • Sun Pharma Industries
  • Ranbaxy
  • Pfizer
  • Nicholas Piramal
  • Lupin Labs
  • Ipca Laboratories
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Cipla
  • Cadila Healthcare
  • Aventis Pharma
  • Aurobindo Pharma etc.

Government Sector Jobs after M. Pharm

Pharmacists can also work in government sector in all the similar profiles mentioned above. They can find jobs in cosmetics and food industry where they have to ensure the quality and the safety in using the products. The Pharmacist has to maintain all records as per the government acts when they are working under public sector. The aspirants can also find vacancies in government laboratories operating in collaboration with private companies.  Pharmacists are employed with various central and state government departments such as

  • Health Protection Branch of the Department of Health and Welfare
  • The Pest Control Division of Agriculture
  • The Department of National Defense
  • Provincial Research Councils
  • The Provincial Departments of Agriculture or the Environment

Job Prospects Abroad after M. Pharm

M.Pharm graduates are much demanded in international Companies also. These Companies offer good remuneration packages for employees working in this sector. Companies located in European Countries are the major job providers outside India.



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8 Responses to “Jobs after M. Pharm”

  1. 8

    I have pass my M.Pharmacy with distinction, looking for job in Hyderabad

  2. 7

    b pharma & m pharma job opperchanaties & salery in govt&private pharma industry

  3. 6

    how to approach pharma companies directly, because its becoming late through consultancy

  4. 5

    Hai sir, i ‘m pursing my m.pharm degree-pharmacology. what are the jobs we have after completing mostly with attractive salary

  5. 4
    Rakesh omre:

    hello sir,
    I had completed my m.pharma in pharmaceutics 2012, so please send a job information in production and f&d.
    thank you…

  6. 3

    Hai sir,
    I completed my MPharm-Pharmacology with74% in only i came to know this sir their will be chances in Department of National Defence, the Pest Control Division of Agriculture ,Health and the Welfare Department,hire pharmacists for various specific jobs.i searched alot but i did got any link atleast plz send me and when will be these going to be held in every annum.

  7. 2

    im pursing my m.pharm degree in analysis branch. what are the jobs we have after completing mostly with attractive salary around 3lacs per annum

  8. 1

    Scopes of after in organic chemistry?