Need of doing M. Pharm after B. Pharm


The pharmaceutical industry in India is in a very interesting and developing phase. Because of the massive development happening in this industry the job opportunities have also gone up drastically. Experienced individuals of this field are given priority in the field. But experience alone is not enough for one to move up the ladder of success. It is also needed for them to have advanced level qualifications. More details on why the Masters level degree is needed for a B.Pharm student is mentioned below.

Reasons for doing the masters:

One of the main reasons why a person must do the M.Pharm course is that only through this degree will one get more skilled in any one particular field. Moreover, the majority of Indian as well as international firms gives more preference for those students who have master’s level course in pharmacy. Though students after completing their B.Pharm can get, the options available at hand for them will be very much limited. So, one can say that it is necessary for a person to have the PG degree in pharmacy if they wish to pursue a better career in this field.

The masters degree in pharmacy offers a person advanced training in a variety of field. A few specializations available comprise of:

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy

One other available specialization is Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.

A few Indian institutions that offer the M.Pharm course include:

  • Alwar Pharmacy college , Alwar , Rajasthan
  • Bombay College of Pharmacy , Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU ) , Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh
  • Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (DIPSAR ), New Delhi
  • ISF College of Pharmacy , Moga , Punjab
  • Manipal University , Bangalore , Karanataka
  • Madras Medical College , Chennai , Tamil Nadu
  • NIPERs at Mohali , Hajipur , Rae baraeli , Hyderabad etc
  • Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi

Why is doing this so important?

One must understand that with the B.Pharm degree, one will only get the fundamental idea about the subject. But with studying the M.Pharm course, one will be able to understand the finer aspects of this course clearly. Because of this reason, the number of students who are opting for the Masters degree has increased. In addition to this, because of the growth of the pharmaceutical industry the job opportunities available have also gone up in this field. With better job prospects come better salary packages. Therefore, it is considered to be important for a person to take up the masters in pharmacy degree soon after finishing the B.Pharm degree.



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16 Responses to “Need of doing M. Pharm after B. Pharm”

  1. 16

    hello, iam a t.y b.parm student $ have a interest in pharmaceutics , which are the best colleges in india offering a master’s degree in it. also kindly tell oppurtunities after doing m.pharm in pharmaceutics.

  2. 15

    sir,i’m doing my 3rd year b.pharm now,i want to do my m.pharm in abroad……..!plz tel me entrance exam to be appeared for m.pharm seat ?

  3. 14

    plzz tell me government college of m.pharma..
    and fee structure of m.phrma
    and what is the criteria of admission?

  4. 13

    i want to do m.pharm in pharmacology now,so is there november or january intake in either in gujarat or in karnataka?if yes then kindly give me college list along with con tact no.

  5. 12

    hiii madam/sir
    may i know wat r the entrance exams to be appeared in india after

  6. 11

    Sir i am in b pharma 3rd year. i want to doing m pharma after this. and it is the right time to start coching for gpet? What are jobs and carrier after this please tell me soon.

  7. 10

    sir i m doing b.pharm final year, i want to take admission in m.pharm in UK. so sir pl suggest me about admission. how much fees is required n how many years n after completion of study how many years work permit they will give………….. n wat is scope in uk?

  8. 9

    Iam ab.pharm 3rd year student.can i know the m.pharm exams in us as well as in uk?

  9. 8

    i have completed my bpharma and now i wants to do m pharma after completing my master degree how much sallary i got in the pharmaceutical companny

  10. 7

    i am studyng 3rd year i knw d entrnce exams for m.pharm which i am eligible 2 apply.

  11. 6

    how to get job in U.S.A with B.PHARMACY graduation in India?

  12. 5

    I heard that gate for pharmacy will be taking,is that true?

  13. 4
    sonal singh:

    what is the admission procedure into the M.PHARM courses in different govt. colleges for the year 2010 and generally when it is started?

  14. 3

    college available m.pharma in pharmacology after b.pharma.

  15. 2
    Amit singh verma:

    i h’ve done B.pharma at 2008 with 59%. then i m eligible to entrance exam of M.pharma. which date entrance exam and which date i collect the from of M.pharma entrance exam plz give me full detail of M.pharma entrance exam and exam rules.


  16. 1

    Please, let me know the career growth / opportunities available at present scenario in India and abroad for this Pharmacy field. If this field is good for future career , can you update the available institutes well known in india .