Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

Eligibility:

Candidates should have passed 10+2/PUC examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects

Original Documents and 3 sets of photocopies of all documents required at the time of Admission for Pharm-D course


  • P.U.C Markcard / 12th Markscard

  • SSLC / 10th Markscard

  • Address proof

  • Transfer certificate

  • Aadhar Card

  • Study and Conduct Certificate

  • Color passport size photograph – 4 nos

  • Parent’s PAN Card

  • Caste and income certificate

  • Migration certificate from the former University/Board

  • Eligibility certificate from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences for CBSE/ICSE/Non-Karnataka/NRI/Foreigners

  • Passport, Visa and Residential permit from Police Commissioner, Bangalore for NRI/Foreigners


Commencement of session:August

Our institution is tied up with KIMS Hospital and Research Center for the Pharm.D course which is a super specialty tertiary care hospital with all the modern infrastructure and equipment to support the Pharm.D course. Our institution has been recognized and approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka


Course Duration:

6 years (5 years study and 1year of internship in hospital)


Internal Assessment Marks

During each academic year three sessional exams for theory and practical papers will be conducted for a maximum of 30 marks and an average of the best two marks will be considered to qualify for the annual exam


Minimum Marks For Passing Examination

A student shall not be declared to have passed the examination unless he or she secure at least 50% marks in each of the subjects separately in the theory examinations, including sessional marks and at least 50% marks in each of the practical examination including sessional marks.


Practical Training

Hospital Posting

Every student shall be posted in constituent hospital for a period of not less than seventy five hours to be covered in not less than 180 working days in each of second, third & fourth year course. In the fifth year, every student shall spend half a day in the morning hours attending ward rounds on daily basis as a part of clerkship.


Project Work

To allow the student to develop data collection and reporting skills in the area of community, hospital and clinical pharmacy, a project work shall be carried out under the supervision of a teacher. The project topic must be approved by the Head of the Department or Head of the Institution. Project work shall be presented in a written report and as a seminar at the end of the year. External and the internal examiners shall do the assessment of the project work.


Internship

Every student must complete a one year mandatory internship period as per Appendix-C regulations of PCI.

Internship is a phase of training where a student is expected to conduct actual practice of pharmacy and health care and acquires skills under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.

A student shall be permitted to start the internship only after having passed in theory and practical of all subjects of all previous years. Every student has to undergo one-year internship as per PCI regulations.

Visveswarapura Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences has an MOU with KIMS Hospital and Research Centre which is a state of the art Medical Research Center with 1050 beds, and Pharm D programmes of Visveswarapura Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences uses the facilities for clinical rounds.

Visveswarapura Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences also operates Drug Information Center in the hospital premises and has a memorandum of understanding for knowledge sharing with the institution.


SUBJECTS:


PHARM-D


I Pharm-D

II Pharm-D

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Patho Physiology

Pharmaceutics

Pharmaceutics

Pharm.Micro Biology

Pharm.Micro Biology

Medicinal Bio Chemistry

Medicinal Bio Chemistry

Pharmacognosy & Phyto

Pharmacognosy & Phyto

Pharm.Org. Chemistry

Pharm.Org. Chemistry

Pharmacology-I

Pharm.Inorg. Chemistry

Pharm.Inorg. Chemistry

Community Pharmacy



Pharmacotherapeutics-I

Pharmacotherapeutics-I



III Pharm-D

IV Pharm-D

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

Pharmacology-II

Pharmacology-II

Pharmacotherapeutics-III

Pharmacotherapeutics-III

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Hospital Pharmacy

Hospital Pharmacy

Pharmacotherapeutics-II

Pharmacotherapeutics-II

Clinical Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

Bio.Stat & Research Methodology

Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry

Bio.Pharm & Pharmacokinetics

Bio.Pharm & Pharmacokinetics

Pharmaceutical Formulations

Pharmaceutical Formulations

Clinical Toxicology



V Pharm-D

Theory

Practical

Clinical Research

Phar. Epidemiology & Economics

Clinical Ph.Kinetics &Thera

Clerkship

Project Work



INTERNAL ASSESSMENT MARKS

Theory

Three sessional examinations evenly spread during the academic year shall be conducted and the average marks of the best two examinations shall be computed out of a maximum 30 marks and shall constitute the sessional marks in theory.

Practical

Students are expected to perform the number of experiments listed in the respective syllabus. The average marks of the best two practical examinations shall be computed out of a maximum of 30 marks. While awarding the sessional marks of practical experiments, the following considerations should be taken into account.

  • Preparation of the candidate

  • Manipulative skills

  • Results of the experiment

  • Knowledge of the experiment

  • Viva voce pertaining to the experiments only