ADMISSION PROCEDURE : As per the guidelines given by the Government of Karnataka & Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences From Time To Time.
A. Mention the admission test being followed, site name and address of the Test Agency and its URL (website)
B. Number of seats alloted to different Test Qualified Candidates separately [AIEEE/CET (State conducted test/University tests)/Association conducted test]
C. Calender for admission against management/vacant seats:
|Last date for request for applications.||Refer to the calendar below|
|Last date for submission of application.|
|Dates for announcing final results.|
|Release of admission list (main list and waiting list should be announced on the same day)|
|Date for acceptance by the candidate (time given should in no case be less than 15 days)|
|Last date for closing of admission.|
|Starting of the Academic session.|
|The waiting list should be activated only on the expiry of date of main list.|
|The policy of refund of the fee, treatment in case of withdrawal, discount should be clearly notified.||The fees is refunded for the seats which are reserved well in advance of the session|
|Diploma in Pharmacy (Part –III)
(1) After having appeared in Part –II examination for the Diploma in Pharmacy, conducted by Board/University or other approved Examining Body or any other course accepted as being equivalent by the Pharmacy Council of India, a candidate shall be eligible to undergo practical training in one or more of the following institutions namely:
(2) The institutions referred in sub–regulation (1) shall be eligible to impart training subject to the condition that number of student pharmacists that may be taken in any hospital, pharmacy, chemist and druggist and drugs manufacturing unit licensed under the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 made under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 shall not exceed two where there is one registered pharmacist engaged in the work in which the student pharmacist is undergoing practical training, where there is more than one registered pharmacist similarly engaged, the number shall not exceed one for each additional such registered pharmacist.
(3) Hospital and Dispensary other than those specified in sub–regulation (1) for the purpose of giving practical training shall have to be recognised by Pharmacy Council of India on fulfilling the conditions specified in Appendix –D to these regulations.
(4) In the course of practical training, the trainee shall have exposure to
(i) Working knowledge of keeping of records required by various Acts concerning the profession of Pharmacy, and
(ii) Practical experience in: –
(5) The practical training shall be not less than five hundred hours spread over a period of not less than three months, provided that not less than two hundred and fifty hours are devoted to actual dispensing of prescriptions.
(1) The head of an academic training institution, on application, shall supply in triplicate ‘Practical Trainning Contract Form for qualification as a Pharmacist’ (hereinafter referred to as the Contract Form ) to candidate eligible to under take the said practical training. The Contract Form shall be as specified in Appendix –E to these regulations.
On satisfactory completion of the apprentice period, the Apprentice Master shall fill SECTION IV of the second copy and third copy of the Contract Form and cause it to be sent to the head of the academic training institution who shall suitably enter in the first copy of the entries from the second copy and third copy and shall fill SECTION V of the three copies of Contract Form and thereafter hand over both the second copy and third copy to the trainee.
A certificate of Diploma in Pharmacy shall be granted by the Examining Authority to a successful candidate on producing certificate of having passed the Diploma in Pharmacy Part I and Part II and satisfactory completion of practical training for Diploma in Pharmacy (Part –III).
No course of training in pharmacy shall be considered for approval under regulation 18 unless it satisfies all the conditions prescribed under these regulations.
Provided however, the Examining Authority in a particular State may fix a date after which the examinations under the said Regulations shall not be conducted.
|Candidates who have passed two years P.U.C examination of Karnataka P.U.C Board or any equivalent examination of any other approved Board or university with not less than 40% marks in any combination comprising P.C.M or P.C.B (minimum eligibility should be based on the aggregate of P.C.M. or P.C.B) or P.C.M..B, PC and computer Sciences, P.C and Electronic|
|In case of students belonging to SC/ST/ or Category-I , the minimum percentage of marks for admission to B.pharm Course shall be not less than 35% in P.U.C or its equivalent examination (P.C.B. or P.C.M. or P.C.M.B) P.C and Computer Science, P.C and Electronics.|
|Candidates who have passed D.Pharmacy course with not less than 50% aggregate approved by Pharmacy Council o India shall also be eligible for this course and shall be admitted directly to II B.Pharm course 10% over and above the sanctioned intake and shall have to study Matematics, Computer science & Statistics of I B.Pharm in addition to the II.B.Pharm subjects.|
|Duration of the Course|
|The course of study for B.Pharm shall extend over a period four academic years and theree academic years for those admitted to second B.Pharm directly|
|Medium of Instruction & Examinations|
|Medium of Instruction and Examination shall be English|
|Attendance & Progress|
|A candidate is required to put in at least 80% attendance in theory and practical subjects separately in a recognized institution approved by and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The candidate shall complete the prescribed course satisfactorily to be eligible to appear for the respective examinations|
|Internal Assessment Marks :
Three Sessional examinations evenly spread during the academic year shall be conducted. The average marks of the best two examinations shall be computed out of a miximum of 30 marks and shall constitute the sessional award in theory.
|Students are expected to perform the experiments listed in the respective syllabus. The number of experiments are also listed. Marks shall be awarded out of a maximum of 10 to each of the practical exercise and an average of those shall be computed out of maximum of 10 marks. In addition, three practical sessional examinations evenly spread during each academic year shall be conducted. The average marks of the best two practical examinations shall be computed out of a maximum of 20 marks. A total of 30 marks shall constitute the sessional award in practical.|
|Annual examination shall be conducted for 70 marks in both Theory & Practical|
|Criteria for pass|
|Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the Theory (including sessional) and practical (including sessionals ) separately in any subject or subjects shall be declared to have passed in the subject and exempted form appearing in that subjects at subsequent examination.|
|Theory and practical of a particular subject are considered as individual subjects for the purpose of pass criteria|
|Every candidate shall undergo practical training in pharmaceutical Manufacturing House / Approved Hospital / CSIR research labs for a period of not less than one hundred and fifty hours to be covered in not less than 45 days after completing III B.Pharm or IV B.Pharm course|
|Course of Study|
|First year B.Pharm|
|College Exam only|
|Second year B.Pharm|
|Third year B.Pharm|
Pharm D degree curriculum is different than that of B .Pharm, it includes extensive didactic clinical preparation and a full year of hands-on practice experience.
In 1990, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) mandated that a doctor of pharmacy degree would be the new first-professional degree. Currently all accredited schools and colleges of pharmacy in the US offer the PharmD degree. National association of Boards of Pharmacy is now permitting students with 5 years degree like Pharm D for FPGEE eligibility.
Many other countries like Canada, Spain, France, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Philippines, Thailand, Pakistan, Jamaica, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Nigeriaetc have started Pharm D programs. India has started Pharm D Program from 2008.
Pharmacists can start their career in a limitless number of professional areas that range from community pharmacies, drug development, fundamental or applied research, biotechnology to areas such as forensic sciences, toxicology, regulatory affairs, clinical analysis, law enforcement (scientific police), bromatology, drug marketing, regulatory authorities, university teachers, executive managers (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and governmental institutions)etc.
Large numbers of Pharmaceutical companies are opting for clinical trials and the spending in four types of trials represented about $7.8 Billion in 2007 and is projected to grow to $17.2 Billion in 2013.Pharm D graduates will be the best suited for clinical research and related jobs across the globe.
Pharm D course shall be of six academic years (five years of study and one year of internship or residency) each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days. Sixth year involves posting in specialty units training students in pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services
Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate) course shall be for three academic years (two years of study and one year internship or residency) full time with each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days.
Pharm.D: 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Biology, Or A pass in D.Pharm; completed 17 years of age.
Examinations – Internal Assessment
Examinations – External l Assessment
Criteria for Pass
Certificate of passing examination
|Course of Study:|
|First Year Pharm D:
|Second Year Pharm D:
|Third Year Pharm D:
|Fourth Year Pharm D:
|Fifth Year Pharm D:
* Attending ward rounds on daily basis.
|Sixth Year Pharm D:
Internship or residency training including postings in specialty units. Student should independently provide the clinical pharmacy services to the allotted wards.
Gautham College of Pharmacy has a memorandum of understanding with Saptagiri Medical College and Research Institute for clinical facilities.
|M. Pharmacy - Pharmaceutics
M. Pharmacy - Pharmacology
|A candidate who has passed B.Pharm degree examination of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, of B.Pharm examination of any other recognized Indian University established by law in India or any other degree courses in Pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS or Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and/or All India Council of Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E) for this purpose and who has secured not less than 55% of the maximum marks (aggregate of four years) prescribed of the qualification examination shall be eligible of the admission to the M.Pharm course.|
|Duration of the Course|
|The course of study including submission of dissertation on the topic registered shall be of 24 months (Two Years) duration from the commencement of academic term.
The study of M.Pharm course shall be of annual system that includes M.Pharm Part-1 extending for twelve months from the commencement of academic term and M.Pharm Part – II of twelve months duration. At the end of M.Pharm part – I, there shall be an university examination of M.Pharm Part –II. At the end of M.Pharm Part –I, the candidate shall submit a dissertation on the topic approved by the university.
|A Candidate pursuing M.Pharm Course shall study in the concerned department of the institution for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work in any laboratory/college/industry/Pharmacy, etc., While studying postgraduate course.
No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration.
|Candidate who has put in a minimum of 80% of attendance in the theory and practical assignments separately shall be permitted to appear for M.Pharm part-I examination. Candidate who has put in a minimum of 80% of attendance in M.Pharm part-II shall only be eligible to submit the dissertation|
|There shall be an examination for M.Pharm part-I at the end of the academic year. For M.Pharm Part-II the examination shall be an evaluation of dissertation and Viva-Voce at the end of twelve months (one year) after commencement of M.Pharm Part –II course|
|Scheme of Examination|
|There shall be minimum of two sessional examinations in each subject of specialization conducted by the college at regular interval at the end of First term and Second term respectively both in theory and in practical which include seminars.
The sessional marks shall be awarded out of a maximum of 50 for theory and practical
|University Examination (M.Pharm part-I)|
|There shall be two university examinations annually conducted at an interval of not less than four months. There shall be four thory papers in the university examination. Each theory paper shall be of 3 hours duration carrying 100 marks each. There shall be four practical examinations in all the respective brances. The duration of each practical examination if of six hours which carries 100 marks each.|
|Criteria for pass|
|M. Pharm part -1|
|A Candidate who secures 50% of marks in each subject in theory and practical separately including sessional marks and university examination marks together shall be declared to have passed in M.Pharm part I examination|
|M. Pharm part – II|
|Every candidate pursuing M.Pharm course is required to carry out work on a selected research project under the guidance of a recognized postgraduate teacher. The result of such a work shall be submitted in the form of a dissertation.|
|The Viva-voce examination shall be held after the submission of dissertation.
The minimum marks for pass in M.Pharm part II shall be 50% of the marks of dissertation and viva voce and an aggregate of 100 marks out of 200 marks.