Pharm.D Syllabus & Subjects:

The Doctor of Pharmacy [pharm.D] course syllabus pursued according to the curriculum is given below.

Pharm.D Course Syllabus - Year I
Sl.No.  Subjects
1 Human Anatomy & Physiology
2 Pharmaceutics
3 Medicinal Biochemistry
4 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
6 Remedial Mathematics/ Biology



Pharm.D Course Syllabus - Year II
Sl.No. Subjects
1 Pathophysiology
2 Pharmaceutical Microbiology
3 Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmaceuticals
4 Pharmacology-I
5 Community Pharmacy
6 Pharmacotherapeutics-I


Pharm.D Course Syllabus - Year III
Sl.No. Subjects
1 Pharmacology-II
2 Pharmaceutical Analysis
3 Pharmacotherapeutics-II
4 Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
5 Medicinal Chemistry
6 Pharmaceutical Formulations


Pharm.D Course Syllabus - Year IV
Sl.No. Subjects
1 Pharmacotherapeutics-III
2 Hospital Pharmacy
3 Clinical Pharmacy
4 Biostatistics & Research Methodology
5 Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
6 Clinical Toxicology


Pharm.D Course Syllabus - Year V
Sl.No. Subjects
1 Reseaclinical
2 Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics
3 Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacotherapeutic Drug Monitoring
4 Clerkship
5 Project Work (Six months)



Pharm.D Course Syllabus - Year VI
Sl.No. Subjects
1 Internship or residency training including postings in speciality units
2 Students should independently provide the clinical pharmacy services to the allotted wards
3 Six months in General Medicine department and Two months each in three other speciality departments

The subjects in the Pharm.D course followed in most colleges across the nation are listed below.

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Medicinal Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
  • Remedial Mathematics/Biology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytopharmaceuticals
  • Pharmacology
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Formulations
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Biostatistics and Research Methodology
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Reseaclinical
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacotherapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Clerkship

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Frequently Asked Questions

D Pharm stands for Diploma in Pharmacy. It is a certification course in pharmacy which holds lesser value than a Doctorate in Pharmacy [Pharm.D]

Pharm.D is better than B Pharmacy because Pharm.D is a professional doctoral course while B.Pharmacy is an undergraduate course in pharmacy.

Pharm.D is a professional doctoral course in pharmacy which is more job-oriented while PhD in Pharmacy is also a doctoral course focussing more on research.