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About Karnataka College of Pharmacy

Karnataka Education Trust was found in the year 2003 with the virtuous objective of brining educational institutions in various fields.

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PHARM - D / POST BACCALAUREATE
MASTER IN PHARMACY (M.PHARM)
BACHELOR IN PHARMACY (B.PHARM)
DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY (D.PHARM)
Introduction

 

Pharm D degree curriculum is different than that of B .Pharm, it includes extensive didactic clinical preparation and a full year of hands-on practice experience.

In 1990, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) mandated that a doctor of pharmacy degree would be the new first-professional degree. Currently all accredited schools and colleges of pharmacy in the US offer the PharmD degree. National association of Boards of Pharmacy is now permitting students with 5 years degree like Pharm D for FPGEE eligibility.
Many other countries like Canada, Spain, France, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Philippines, Thailand, Pakistan, Jamaica, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Nigeria etc have started Pharm D programs. India has started Pharm D Program from 2008.

Opportunities

 

Pharmacists can start their career in a limitless number of professional areas that range from community pharmacies, drug development, fundamental or applied research, biotechnology to areas such as forensic sciences, toxicology, regulatory affairs, clinical analysis, law enforcement (scientific police), bromatology, drug marketing, regulatory authorities, university teachers, executive managers (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and governmental institutions)etc.
Large numbers of Pharmaceutical companies are opting for clinical trials and the spending in four types of trials represented about $7.8 Billion in 2007 and is projected to grow to $17.2 Billion in 2013.Pharm D graduates will be the best suited for clinical research and related jobs across the globe.

Course Pattern

Duration:

Pharm D course shall be of six academic years (five years of study and one year of internship or residency) each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days. Sixth year involves posting in specialty units training students in pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate) course shall be for three academic years (two years of study and one year internship or residency) full time with each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days.

Minimum qualification:

Pharm.D: 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Biology, Or A pass in D.Pharm; completed 17 years of age.
Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate): A pass in B.Pharm from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India

Attendance:

Candidate having regularly and satisfactorily undergone the course of study by attending not less than 80% of the classes held both in theory and in practical separately in each subject shall be eligible for appearing at examination.
Every student has to undergo one year internship as per Appendix-C of PCI regulations. Internship is a phase of training wherein a student is expected to conduct actual practice of pharmacy and health care and acquires skills under the supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.

Examinations – Internal Assessment

A regular record of both theory and practical class work and examinations conducted for Pharm.D. or Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate) course, shall be maintained for each student in the institution
30 marks for each theory and 30 marks for each practical subject shall be allotted as sessional.
There shall be at least two periodic sessional examinations during each academic year and the highest aggregate of any two performances shall form the basis of calculating sessional marks.
The sessional marks in practicals shall be allotted on the following basis Actual performance in the sessional examination (20 marks); Day to day assessment in the practical class work, promptness, viva-voce record maintenance, etc. (10 marks).

Examinations – External l Assessment

Theory examination shall be of three hours and practical examination shall be of four hours duration. A Student who fails in theory or practical examination of a subject shall re-appear both in theory and practical of the same subject. Practical examination shall also consist of a viva –voce (Oral) examination. Clerkship examination – Oral examination shall be conducted after the completion of clerkship of students. An external and an internal examiner will evaluate the student. Students may be asked to present the allotted medical cases followed by discussion. Students’ capabilities in delivering clinical pharmacy services, pharmaceutical care planning and knowledge of therapeutics shall be assessed. Criteria for Pass

A student shall not be declared to have passed examination unless he or she secures at least 50% marks in each of the subjects separately in the theory examinations, including Sessional marks and at least 50% marks in each of the practical examinations including Sessional marks.
The students securing 60% marks or above in aggregate in all subjects in a single attempt at the Pharm.D. or Pharm. D. (Post Baccalaureate) course examination shall be declared to have passed in first class.
Students securing 75% marks or above in any subject or subjects shall be declared to have passed with distinction in the subject or those subjects provided he or she passes in all the subjects in a single attempt.
All students who have appeared for all the subjects and passed the first year annual examination are eligible for promotion to the second year and, so on. However, failure in more than two subjects shall debar him or her from promotion to the next year classes.

Certificate of passing examination

Every student who has passed the examinations for the Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) or Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate) (Doctor of Pharmacy) as the case may be, shall be granted a certificate by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore.

Sl.No
Branch Specialization
Paper
Name of the Subject
1 Pharmaceutics I
II
III
IV
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Preformulation and Production Management
Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
Advances in Drug Delivery Systems
Pharmacology I
II
III
IV
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Advanced Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmacological Screening Methods and Clinical Evaluation
Molecular Biology
3 Pharmaceutical Technology I
II
III
IV
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology
Biopharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Analysis
Advances in Drug Delivery Systems
4 Pharmaceutical Analysis I
II
III
IV
Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Analysis
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
Chemical and Biological Evaluation

Eligibility

 

Acandidate who has passed B.Pharm degree examination of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, of B.Pharm examination of any other recognized Indian University established by law in India or any other degree courses in Pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS or Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and/or All India Council of Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E) for this purpose and who has secured not less than 55% of the maximum marks (aggregate of four years) prescribed of the qualification examination shall be eligible of the admission to the M.Pharm course.

Duration of the Course

 

The course of study including submission of dissertation on the topic registered shall be of 24 months (two Years) duration from the commencement of academic term.

The study of M.Pharm course shall be of annual system that includes M.Pharm Part-1 extending for twelve months from the commencement of academic term and M.Pharm Part – II of twelve months duration. At the end of M.Pharm part – I, there shall be an university examination of M.Pharm Part –II. At the end of M.Pharm Part –I, the candidate shall submit a dissertation on the topic approved by the university.

 

Attendance

 

A Candidate pursuing M.Pharm Course shall study in the concerned department of the institution for the entire period as a full time student. No candidate is permitted to work in any laboratory/college/industry/Pharmacy, etc., While studying postgraduate course.

No candidate should join any other course of study or appear for any other examination conducted by this university or any other university in India or abroad during the period of registration.

Candidate who has put in a minimum of 80% of attendance in the theory and practical assignments separately shall be permitted to appear for M.Pharm part-I examination. Candidate who has put in a minimum of 80% of attendance in M.Pharm part-II shall only be eligible to submit the dissertation

Examination

 

There shall be an examination for M.Pharm part-I at the end of the academic year. For M.Pharm Part-II the examination shall be an evaluation of dissertation and Viva-Voce at the end of twelve months (one year) after commencement of M.Pharm Part –II course

 

Scheme of Examination
Sessional Examination

 

There shall be minimum of two sessional examinations in each subject of specialization conducted by the college at regular interval at the end of First term and Second term respectively both in theory and in practical which include seminars.
The sessional marks shall be awarded out of a maximum of 50 for theory and practical

 

University Examination (M.Pharm part-I)

 

There shall be two university examinations annually conducted at an interval of not less than four months. There shall be four thory papers in the university examination. Each theory paper shall be of 3 hours duration carrying 100 marks each. There shall be four practical examinations in all the respective brances. The duration of each practical examination if of six hours which carries 100 marks each.

Criteria for pass

M. Pharm part -1

 

A Candidate who secures 50% of marks in each subject in theory and practical separately including sessional marks and university examination marks together shall be declared to have passed in M.Phar part I examination

 

M. Pharm part – II

 

Every candidate pursuing M.Pharm course is required to carry out work on a selected research project under the guidance of a recognized postgraduate teacher. The result of such a work shall be submitted in the form of a dissertation.

 

Viva-voce examination

 

The Viva-voce examination shall be held after the submission of dissertation.
The minimum marks for pass in M.Pharm part II shall be 50% of the marks of dissertation and viva voce and an aggregate of 100 marks out of 200 marks.

Eligibility

1. Candidates who have passed two years P.U.C examination of Karnataka P.U.C Board or any equivalent examination of any other approved Board or university with not less than 40% marks in any combination comprising P.C.M or P.C.B (minimum eligibility should be based on the aggregate of P.C.M. or P.C.B) or P.C.M..B, PC and computer Sciences, P.C and Electronic

2. In case of students belonging to SC/ST/ or Category-I , the minimum percentage of marks for admission to B.pharm Course shall be not less than 35% in P.U.C or its equivalent examination (P.C.B. or P.C.M. or P.C.M.B) P.C and Computer Science, P.C and Electronics.

3. Candidates who have passed D.Pharmacy course with not less than 50% aggregate approved by Pharmacy Council o India shall also be eligible for this course and shall be admitted directly to II B.Pharm course 10% over and above the sanctioned intake and shall have to study Matematics, Computer science & Statistics of I B.Pharm in addition to the II.B.Pharm subjects.

Duration of the Course

The course of study for B.Pharm shall extend over a period four academic years and theree academic years for those admitted to second B.Pharm directly

Medium of Instruction & Examinations

Medium of Instruction and Examination shall be English

Attendance & Progress

A candidate is required to put in at least 80% attendance in theory and practical subjects separately in a recognized institution approved by and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The candidate shall complete the prescribed course satisfactorily to be eligible to appear for the respective examinations

Academic Work

Internal Assessment Marks :

Three Sessional examinations evenly spread during the academic year shall be conducted. The average marks of the best two examinations shall be computed out of a miximum of 30 marks and shall constitute the sessional award in theory.

Practical

Students are expected to perform the experiments listed in the respective syllabus. The number of experiments are also listed. Marks shall be awarded out of a maximum of 10 to each of the practical exercise and an average of those shall be computed out of maximum of 10 marks. In addition, three practical sessional examinations evenly spread during each academic year shall be conducted. The average marks of the best two practical examinations shall be computed out of a maximum of 20 marks. A total of 30 marks shall constitute the sessional award in practical.

University Examination

Annual examination shall be conducted for 70 marks in both Theory & Practical

Criteria for pass

a. Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the Theory (including sessional) and practical (including sessionals ) separately in any subject or subjects shall be declared to have passed in the subject and exempted form appearing in that subjects at subsequent examination.
b. Theory and practical of a particular subject are considered as individual subjects for the purpose of pass criteria Every candidate shall undergo practical training in pharmaceutical Manufacturing House / Approved Hospital / CSIR research labs for a period of not less than one hundred and fifty hours to be covered in not less than 45 days after completing III B.Pharm or IV B.Pharm course

Course of Study

First year B.Pharm

Sl.No

Subject Theory Hours/Week Practical Hours/Week Tutorial Hours/Week
1.1 Human Anatomy & Physiology 03 03 01
1.2

Pharmaceutics

02 03 01
1.3

Pharmacognosy-I

02 03 01
1.4

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-I

03 03 01
1.5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 03 03 01
*1.6 Mathematics or Biology 03 / 02 00 / 02 Nil
*1.7 Computer Science & Statistics 03 02 Nil

Second year B.Pharm

Sl.No

Subject Theory Hours/Week Practical Hours/Week Tutorial Hours/Week

2.1

Physical Pharmaceutics

03 03 01
2.2

Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotech

03 03 02

2.3

Pathophysiology

03 00 02
2.4

Applied Biochemistry

03 03 01
2.5

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry – II

03 03 02

Third year B.Pharm

Sl.No

Subject Theory Hours/Week Practical Hours/Week Tutorial Hours/Week

4.1

Pharmaceutical Technology & Biopharmaceutics

03 03 01
4.2

Instrumental and Biomedical Analysis

02 03 01

4.3

Pharmacology and Toxicology

02 04 01
4.4

Medicinal Chemistry – II

03 03 01
4.5 Industrial Pharmacognosy 02 03 01
4.6

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I.  Industrial Pharmacy
a. Advanced Industrial Pharmacy
b. Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management                                  

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II. Pharmacy Practice
a.  Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic drug monitoring
b.  Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy

 

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Eligibility

Minimum qualification for admission to Diploma in Pharmacy Part I course: A candidate should pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects :
1. Intermediate Examination in Science,
2. 10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science
3. Pre-degree examination or
4. Any other qualication approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations

Duration of the Course

The duration of the course shall be for two academic years, with each academic year spread over a period of not less than one hundred and eighty working days in addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months.

Course of Study

First year D.Pharm

Sl.No Subject Theory Hours/Week Practical Hours/Week

1.1

Pharmaceutics – I

75 100
1.2

Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I

75 75

1.3

Pharmacognosy

75 75
1.4

Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology

50 75
1.5 Human Anatomy & Physiology 75 50
1.6 Health Education & Community Pharmacy 50 00

Second year D.Pharm (Part – II)

Sl.No Subject Theory Hours/Week Practical Hours/Week

1.1

Pharmaceutics – II

75 100
1.2

Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II

100 75

1.3

Pharmacognosy & Toxicology

75 50
1.4

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

50 00
1.5 Drug store & Business management 75 00
1.6 Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy 75 50

Vision and mission

To be the leading academic center for innovative interdisciplinary research and excellence in pharmacy education, patient care, service to the community in India. Further enhance its position of international preeminence especially in pharmaceutical research and education.

 

ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2020 – 21

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