Regulations for the M.Pharm Degree
A Candidate who has passed B.Pharm degree examination of Rajiv Gandhi University of health Sciences, or B.Pharm examination of any other recognized Indian university established by law in India or any other degree courses of pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS or pharmacy council of india(PCI)and / or All Indian 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 for the qualification examination shall be eligible for the admission to the M.Pharm course.
Further,Pharmcy teachers having recognized B.Pharm qualification and with minimum of five years of teaching experience in an institution approved by A.I.C.T.E and PCI will be eligible provided they have scored not less than 50% of the maximum marks (aggregate of four year in B.Pharm).
For SC/ST/Karnataka)category-I candidates the prescribed percentage of marks will be 50% of the maximum marks in the qualifying examinations.
Pharm course i.e, M.Pharm part I.The subject of Pharmacy Ethics shallbe studied by candidate belonging to all the 12 branches. The syllabus for pharmacy Ethics is given in section V. There shall be three specialized subjects in each branch of M.Pharm course in addition to the common subject mentioned earlier.
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 included M.Pharm part –I . 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-I. At the end of M.Ph Part-II , the candidate shall submit a dissertation on the topic approved by the university.
1.3 Course of the study
There are 12 branches of specializations in M.Pharm.During the course of study,candidates of M.Pharm part –I , Shall undergo a compulsory course in Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis common to all branches of specialization except in pharmaceutical Marketing and Management and Pharmacy practice branches.The student studying Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management shall study the subject of pharmacological basis of disease management and those studying pharmacy practice shall study clinical pharmacy practice subject .In the first year M.
Title of papers
Paper I : Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis (T:3Hrs/wk, P:6Hrs/wk)
Paper II : Preformulation & Production management (T:2Hrs/wk, P:6Hrs/wk)
Paper III : Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics (T:2Hrs/wk,P:6Hrs/wk)
Paper IV : Advanced in Drug Delivery Systems (T:2Hrs/wk, P:6Hrs/wk)
|Goal :||To produce a competent industrial Pharmacise|
|Objective :||Upon completion of the course ,the candidate shall have|
|Knowledge :||understanding of the concept and design of various pharmaceutical dosage forms.|
|Skill:||The ability to formulate and evaluate various dosage forms.|
|Attitude:||– The ability to work independently and as a member of the team
– The abi9lity to plan his/her work for efficient use of time and resources.
– The ability to identify the cause and to solve the problem
– The ability to think and evaluate scientifically and critically
a) Knowledge and understanding :
A postgraduate student should acquire detailed theoretical knowledge and practical techniques of the following during the period of his course.He/She should acquire thorough theoretical knowledge and practical skill in Pharmaceutical analysis with special emphasis on all modern analytical instruments and techniques. He /She should acquire adequate theoretical knowledge and practical skill in QSAR, Computer Aided Drug Design and design of drugs targeted to act at specific sites.
He/She should acquireadequate theoretical and practical knowledge about structure elucidation of natural products of medicinal interest , reaction mechanism elucidation and also mechanism of different reactions involved in the synthesis of various classes of drugs used in therapy.
b) Attititude :
A postgraduate student must inculcate attitude for applying his acquired knowledge of reaction mechanisms and drug design in the synthesis of new molecules to provide a cure for diseases of mankind .He /She has to maintain a high standard of professional ethics. He/She should continuously upgrade the acquired knowledge by keeping in touch with contemporary research through national and international journals and should be willing to participate in continuing education programs.
M .Pharm pharmaceutical chemistry
A post graduate in pharmaceutical chemistry while undergoing the course in the institution should acquire adequate knowledge and necessary practical skills and attitude required for understanding reaction mechanisms, identification of lead molecules and their eventual refinement for development as drugs, knowledge of natural and synthetic molecules used as therapeutic agents.
The objectives are dealt under two heading namely
(a) Knowledge and understanding
Titles of the papers :
Paper I : Modern pharmaceutical analysis (T :3Hrs/wk , P:6Hrs/wk)
Paper II : Advanced Pharmaceutical chemistry (T:2Hrs/wk , P:6Hrs /wk)
Paper III : Medicinal chemistry – I (Drug design) (T:2Hrs/wk,P:6Hrs/wk)
Paper IV : Medicinal chemistry- II (Natural products) (T:2Hrs/wk , P: 6Hrs/wk)