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M. Pharm (Pharmacology)


Course Overview

M. Pharm (Pharmacology) is a three-year post-graduate course drafted to implement the practice and principles of pharmacology that deal with the toxic and therapeutic impact of drugs on organisms. The specialization involves cell & receptor pharmacology, tissue & organism pharmacology, and pharmacology of the nervous system. In addition, the course modules consider the study of drug discovery and research dealing with the processes involved in the treatment of human diseases.

M. Pharm course is outlined for those who possess a positive approach to learning and are ready to infuse problem-solving and analytical skills. It also adds glimpses of an analytical model that handles rehabilitation studies under the impact of medicines. With the help of this programme, the students can strengthen their skills and knowledge about pharmaceutical products. Furthermore, under the guidance of certified faculty, the students get involved in the planning, evaluation and implementation part of the medical system.

The programme justifies the students' dedication and allows them to explore multiple career options right, from Pharmacologist, Professor/Consultant, Chief Scientist and Clinical Research Associate to Regulatory Project Manager, Research Scientist and Health Outcomes Executive. Some skilled and efficient candidates can go ahead with advanced studies and land on PhD in the same stream. However, those struggling for the best career in the Pharma sector must opt for this course.

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Designed to Produce Efficient Pharmacists

At GLA University, we emphasize education beyond classrooms with project-based learning to ensure our students imbibe what the industry requires.
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    Highly Equipped Pharma Lab

    for practical study of medical drugs & their compounds

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    12 Research Centres

    to provide students with immense scope for research

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    Hands-on Learning

    with compulsory lab assignments

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    Experienced Faculty

    drawn from top-notch institutions

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    400+ Patents Filed

    in the last academic year

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    Top-Notch Placements

    up to Rs. 44.00 LPA

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M. Pharm degree in Pharmacology specialization is the most revered education across diverse industries and government departments.

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  • Government Hospitals
  • Government Scientist   
  • India Analytical Laboratories
  • Indian Council for Medical Research  
  • India Drug Research Association & Laboratory
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Ministry of Health
  • Pharmacy Council of India 

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  • AbbVie
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • Cipla
  • GlaxoSmithKline
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  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lotus Herbal      
  • Lupin    
  • Merck
  • Pfizer   
  • Piramal
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals & many more

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  • Ph.D. in Pharmacy 
  • Preparation for competitive government job exams
  • Research Projects


In the ongoing placements of Batch 2022, 2000+ GLAians have bagged offers from top recruiters from the industry.
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Why Pharmacology at GLA?

The pharmaceutical industry has grown in leaps and bounds especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. It is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 12% in the next five years. In 2021, the CAGR of pharma industry was 17.7%. The pharmaceutical companies have paced up advanced medicine research after the outbreak of Coronavirus. This scenario has created a sea of opportunities for the budding pharmacists to land future-proof jobs.

Pharmacology grads acquire the following positions:
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    Quality Control Officer

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    Production / R&D Chemist

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    Packing and Labeling Officer

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    Research Associates / Coordinator / Scientist

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    Training Analyst

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    Project/Trials Manager

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    Medical Underwriter

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    Production Executive / Manager/ Planner / Officer

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    Sales Officer

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    Drug Analyst / Drug Inspector / Drug Controller

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    Food Inspector

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    Scientist in CSIR / ICMR and RA Assistants / Associate




Applicants must have passed B. Pharm with at least 60% marks.


  • 1st Year : 1,76,000/- INR
  • 2nd Year : 1,81,000/- INR