Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Science is the study of medicine concerned with the discovery, characterization, investigation, formulation, laboratory trials, export, and other related issues. Furthermore, Pharmaceutical Science is frequently mixed up with Pharmacy. However, pharmacists are concerned with the evaluation of drugs and dealing with patients, thus they are somewhat different. Pharmaceutical specialists, on the other hand, work on a larger scale, encompassing all aspects of medicine from research through regulation. The Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science program seeks to educate experts in the industry who will be able to effectively serve society in their careers. As these graduates are recruited by hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and other associated government and private institutes, it is a completely applied discipline.

Core Courses

  • Professional Ethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Advances in Biochemistry
  • Structural Elucidation and Analysis of Drugs
  • Applied Medicinal Chemistry
  • Retrosynthetic Drug Analysis
  • Phytochemistry
  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry

Eligibility Criteria

  • MS in Pharmaceutical Science or relevant field with 3.0 CGPA.ย 
  • Passing marks in entrance exams.


The demand for new, modified, and effective medicines is increasing on a daily basis as the world’s population grows. As new ailments and diseases emerge in every region of the world, the demand for pharmaceutical specialists will continue to grow. Furthermore, Pharmaceutical Research connects with other schools of science such as biotech and forensic sciences, and there are job opportunities in these fields as well. Pharmaceutical science is one of the modern era’s fastest-growing fields. The pharmaceutical industry is expanding at a rapid speed. Environmentalists with expertise, dedication, resilience, and a professional attitude are recruited by medical sectors, companies, and academics. The following are some of the job opportunities open to Pharmaceutical Professionals:ย 

  • Drugs inspector
  • Drugs controller
  • Analytical chemist
  • Community pharmacies
  • Crime scene investigator
  • Food technologist
  • Animal technician
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Clinical scientist jobs
  • Forensic scientist
  • Hospital pharmacist etc


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