M.Pharmacy - Course Overview
Duration: 4 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 70000-75000 / Year

About M.Pharmacy

M.Pharm Industrial Pharmacy, short for Master of Pharmacy in Industrial Pharmacy is a two-year-long postgraduate programme divided into four semesters. The programme deals with scientific knowledge by using various guidelines to regulate different aspects of the pharmaceutical industry. 

The course is designed to acquaint students with the manufacturing of different pharmaceutical dosage forms,  material management, patent knowledge and different analytical techniques needed to evaluate dosage form. 

M.Pharmacy Course Highlights

Check out the M.Pharm course highlights.

Course Name

Master of Pharmacy in Industrial Pharmacy

Short Name

M.Pharm Industrial Pharmacy

Course Level


Course Type

Degree Programme


Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.)


Industrial Pharmacy

Relevant Stream


Course Duration

2 Years

Course Mode


Minimum Qualification Required



Not Specified

Selection Process

Admission Through Entrance Exam/ Direct Admission

Course Fee

INR 50,000 – INR 3 Lakhs

Job Type

Pharmacist, Medical Coder, Distribution Manager, Professor, Drug Inspector, etc. 

Average Salary


M.Pharmacy Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree in Pharmacy, preferably B.Pharma from a university recognised by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).

  • The minimum marks scored by candidates should be at least 50%.

  • It may vary for different colleges/ institutes/ universities. 

M.Pharmacy Admission Process:

  • In most of the colleges, the admission to M.Pharm Industrial Pharmacy is done through entrance exams. 

  • Candidates who perform well in the entrance exam accepted by the intended college are called to further the selection process. 

  • Some colleges offer merit-based admissions. 

  • In such kind of admissions, candidates who score well in their bachelor’s examinations have higher chances of getting admission

Career Options and Job Prospects

Employment Areas

  • Hospitals

  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Pharmaceutical Marketing

  • Sales

  • Clinical or Community Pharmacy

  • Government Sector

Job Titles

  • Medical Coder

  • Pharmacist

  • Area/ Regional or National Sale Manager

  • Online Medical Transcript

  • Regional Training Manager

  • Pharmacy Professor

  • Lecturer

  • Therapy Business Manager

  • Development Manager (Pharma)

  • Training Manager (Pharma) 

M.Pharmacy Syllabus

First Year:

Semester I

Semester II

Methods in Pharmaceutical Research, Theory

Advances in Drug Delivery Systems, Theory

Industrial Pharmacy, Theory

Advanced Industrial Pharmacy, Theory

Methods in Pharmaceutical Research, Practical

Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences including Biostatistics, Theory

Packaging Technology, Theory

Advances in Drug Delivery Systems, Practical

Industrial Pharmacy, Practical

Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences including Biostatistics, Practical

Professional Practice

Professional Practice

Second Year:

Semester III

Semester IV

Dissertation (Report, Presentation & Viva-voce)

Dissertation (Thesis, presentation & Viva-voce)

Dissertation Synopsis