Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

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The Ph.D. Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences at GLA University offers both regular and part time basis. GLAU provides a rigorous background in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the preparation of the next generation of pharmaceutical scientists. With efficient faculty members and Students earn a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, concentrating in Drug Discovery or Drug Development.

Research in Drug Discovery focuses on areas related to medicinal chemistry, such as small molecule development, natural products isolation and characterization, organic synthesis, chemical biology, rational drug design, pharmacology, toxicology, cellular differentiation, development, and disease. Drug Delivery/development emphasizes principles in physical chemistry, biomaterials, and drug transport, aiming for advances in formulation, drug targeting, and multi-modal therapy. Delivery research includes the solid state chemistry of drugs, nano-pharmacy, biocompatibility, molecular recognition, computational chemistry, and pharmacokinetics. Other than coursework, candidate need to plan out research, execute with possible outcome patent, publications, thesis or dissertation etc.

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Career Prospect

  • Pharmacist
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Production / R&D Chemist
  • Research Associates / Coordinator / Scientist
  • Training Analyst
  • Project/Trials Manager
  • Medical underwriter
  • Production Executive / Manager/ Planner / Officer
  • Drug Analyst / Drug Inspector / Drug Controller
  • Food Inspector
  • Scientist in CSIR/ICMR and RA Assistants/Associate
  • Duration

    3 years
  • Course Fee

    1st Year : 60,000/- INR
    2nd Year : 60,000/- INR
    3rd Year : 60,000/- INR

  • Eligibility

    • 55% marks in Master's degree for the admission in Applied & Humanities (Biotechnology and Immunology,Microbiology, Physics,Chemistry,Mathematics, English) However, 60% marks in Master's degree remaining Courses.
  • Admission Process

    • The applicant will have to qualify the Ph.D. entrance test conducted by the University or central bodies such as UGC /CSIR etc. The qualified applicant will be interviewed by the respective departmental research committee.