The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) program is intended to produce a scientifically and technically skilled pharmacist, who can utilize this education for catering healthcare services to patients. This course trains the students to endow them with skills required for patient care as its focus and health as its goal. The course curriculum of Pharm. D program entails pharmaceutical, biological, social and clinical services information emphasizing on utilizing this knowledge to patient health care. The Pharm.D program at Chandigarh College of Pharmacy is a 6 years doctoral program in pharmacy which is approved by the Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi and affiliated to IKGPTU, Jalandhar, Punjab.
The course was started in India to advance clinical and hospital pharmacy services. Further, this is the only Pharmacy course which provides direct contact with patient healthcare system and certifies the professional to take vital decisions in prescribed medicines. The Pharm. D program specially consists of classroom and hospital-based informative study followed by one year internship in a hospital for clinical management of in-patients in addition to ongoing practical and a research project.
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10+2 with a minimum aggregate of 60% with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

The course offers incredible possibilities in diverse fields of pharmacy and health care organizations

  • Patient care, direct contact with clinicians/physicians/doctors and other members of the health care team
  • Opportunity to participate in several international seminars/conferences and continuing education programs
  • Carry out research projects in collaboration with many reputed universities in India and abroad
  • Excellent opportunities to settle in countries like USA, Canada, Australia, and Europe as a crucial member of health care industry
  • Appropriate training to crack drug queries and literature search
  • The students will be trained in the clinical use and application of drugs, the composition of drugs, adverse effects of pharmaceuticals, and potential interactions between drugs.
  • Hands on training on different software like SPSS, Micromedex and Winnonlin
  • Incredible industrial and hospital training to meet the existing demand
  • Campus placement in reputed hospitals and corporate sector

On completion of Pharm D course, the students have ample scope in several job segments such as

  • Pharmacovigilance, medical writing, and business development
  • Clinical pharmacists in the hospital
  • Carry out research projects in collaboration with many reputed universities in India and abroad
  • Application scientists, medical affairs, and teaching
  • Business analyst and Pharmaceutical industry
  • Marketing and insurance sector