Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) - Pharmacology (2 Years)



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Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm) with specialization in Pharmacology is a 2-year postgraduate program in Pharmacology that includes the study of theoretical concepts and practical applications of pharmacology in the medical world and drug delivery system. 
KRUM's School of Medical and Applied Sciences (SMAS) offers a Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology) degree that has been approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The course provides postgraduate students with training in pharmacology and toxicology, with the goal of preparing them for careers in preclinical/clinical research, pharmacovigilance studies, regulatory processes for drug export and approval, and careers in academic, industrial, and healthcare provision settings.
SMAS prepares exceptional students for productive and successful careers in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, and research through this course. We have academic affiliations with the best pharmaceutical companies involved in research in Delhi NCR, such as Dabur Research Foundation, Sun Pharma, Arbo Pharma, Indian Pharmacopeia Commission, Catalyst Clinical Services, Suraksha Pharma, Medicament Biotech, Mankind Pharma, and others.
Our P.G. students at K.R. Mangalam University conduct preclinical studies such as drug screening for antidiabetic/ antihypertensive/ neurodegenerative diseases, anticancer and immunomodulatory activity, and clinical research on a variety of drugs and pharmaceuticals. We give our students an advantage by teaching and training leading pharmaceutical experts in preclinical/clinical research, pharmacovigilance studies, drug regulatory processes, and participation in conferences/workshops/skill development programmes.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should possess a B. Pharmacy. degree of an Indian university established by law in India from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and have scored not less than 55% of the maximum marks (aggregate of 4 years of B.Pharmacy). Every student who is selected for admission to the postgraduate programme in pharmacy in any PCI-approved institution should have obtained registration with the State Pharmacy Council or must obtain the same within one month from the date of his/her admission, failing which the admission of the candidate is liable to be canceled.

Programme Details

Programme Highlights
  • Students at KRMU are taught by highly experienced academicians and industry experts only.
  • Study at the best university in Gurgaon with state-of-the-art infrastructure and well-equipped laboratories to give the best learning experience to the students.
  • Various academic tie-ups with organizations like Sun Pharma, Dabur, Arbo Pharma, etc. to enhance the training of students at various levels in the university.
  • Frequent guest lectures are taken by industry experts from leading pharmaceutical companies in the industry.
  • Get varied chances to intern at various leading MNCs. Private and Government Research Laboratories.
  • Students at KRMU get hands-on training on various key instruments used in the industry for the development of products and quality analysis.
  • Regular monitoring of students’ personal and professional well-being is done to ensure a holistic growth environment.
  • KRMU has designed the course in the form of project-based learning which helps the students grasp theoretical knowledge and also to apply their knowledge in real-life situations. 
  • The course curriculum is designed with a focus on multidisciplinary studies
  • The development of soft skills is done through co-curricular and extracurricular activities
Programme Structure

Semester 1
Course Title Credit
Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques 4
Advanced Pharmacology I 4
Pharmacological and Toxicological Screening Methods-I 4
Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology 4
Experimental Pharmacology - I 6
Seminar / Assignment 4

Semester 2
Course Title Credit
Advanced Pharmacology II 4
Pharmacological and Toxicological Screening Methods-II 4
Principles of Drug Discovery 4
Clinical Research & Pharmacovigilance 4
Experimental Pharmacology - II 6
Seminar/Assignment 4

Semester 3
Course Title Credit
Research Methodology and Biostatistics 4
Journal Club 1
Discussion / Presentation (Proposal Presentation) 2
Research Work 14

Semester 4
Course Title Credit
Journal Club 1
Research Work 16
Discussion / Final Presentation 3


Programme Outcomes

 Graduates will be able to:

  • PO1. Possess the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of pharmacy, including biomedical sciences; pharmaceutical sciences; behavioral, social, and administrative pharmacy sciences; regulatory and manufacturing practices
  • PO2. Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.
  • PO3. Honor personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behavior that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.
  • PO4. Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, thinking analytically, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions.
  • PO5. Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and legal issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional pharmacy practice.
  • PO6. Communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • PO7. Understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, educators, managers, employers, employees).
  • PO8. Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfillment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. Assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles when appropriate to facilitate improvement in health and wellbeing.
  • PO9. Learn select, and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO10. Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO11. Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an on-going basis.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


  • PEO1 - To produce pharmacy graduates with profound knowledge and high technical skills to meet various aspects in wide areas of Pharmaceutical industry.
  • PEO2 - Pharmacy graduates will be able to gain theoretical and practical knowledge in various subjects to discover novel formulation for the benefits of society.
  • PEO3 - Graduates will be able to become entrepreneur in Pharma sector with effective communication skill, teamwork and ethical attitude and high integrity for the betterment of society and community.
  • PEO4 - To promote and train the students towards contribution of health care system and patient counselling for prevention and treatment of diseases. 
  • PEO5 - To encourage the students for lifelong learning process for and highly competent carrier prospect related to interdisciplinary pharmaceutical sciences.  
Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • PSO1 - Relate the acquired scientific information and principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in drug discovery process.
  • PSO2 - Interpret data of pharmaceutical experiments in drug discovery as per the needs of pharmaceutical industries.
  • PSO3 - To apply knowledge of drug action into various stages in preclinical and clinical research studies.
  • PSO4 - To acquire skills required for various aspects of pharmaceutical Industries, including Good manufacturing practice, Good documentation practices, Good laboratory practices and good clinical practices.
  • PSO5 - To identify and resolve the research problems by utilizing the technical skill gained through training and experimentation.
  • PSO6 - To utilize the soft skills as a part of team in the professional endeavour.


Who should Pursue

As a Pharmacist, you will need to be at the forefront of treatment and help in the prevention of disease. You should be able to assess a patient’s needs and attentively cater to them. You will also have the choice to undertake certain projects that require scientific research. Many universities and research institutions directly hire Pharmacists after they graduate. This is a career path that would require you to be constantly learning new things and improving your knowledge in the area of medicine. Pharmacists also need to have good communication skills so that they can talk to the patients in a clear, effective and empathetic manner. You would need to have a fair understanding of how to treat commonly occurring illnesses.

Financial Assistance

K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.


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  • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.
  • Concessional rate of interest.
  • Speedy disposal of loan applications
  • Availability of the loan across the country
  • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees
  • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years.

Career Options

There are various areas in which you can build a good career after graduating from this course. Some of these paths are well-known, while others aren't much of a common choice. Here is the list of some of the possible career options that you can take up after completing this degree:
  • Lecturer/Professor/Academician
  • Academic Researcher
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Scientist (Biochemistry/Immunology)
  • Medicinal Chemist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Research Scientist (Life Sciences/Medical)


It can be difficult to find the right job after graduating college if you try to do it all on your own. But guidance from the right mentors can ease your journey to a great extent. The experts at K.R. Mangalam University provides career counseling services for students who need help in making decisions for their careers. It also exposes its students to multiple job opportunities that are available in the industry. Students have a plethora of options to choose from and they can easily get a high-paying job right at the beginning of their careers. Here is a list of the companies that are a part of the KRMU placement drive: 
  • Cipla
  • Biocon
  • Lupin
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals 
  • Aurobindo 
  • INovozymes 
  • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories 
  • Wockhardt 
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals 


If you are seeking admission in this course, you need to first fill out the application form at Then you will get a link for the admission test at your registered email address. Once you complete the test, your interview will be scheduled with one of the faculty members at KRMU. Upon selection, you have to submit the required documents and fee.

The KRMU has some of the best on-campus hostels for its students. The premises are spacious and well-ventilated. Additionally, KRMU has excellent learning facilities like classrooms, labs, a moot court, and a museum.

Yes, students have access to high-quality transportation services at the university. KRMU provides its transportation facilities to all of the parts of Delhi-NCR. Shuttle Services from the Rajiv Chowk and HUDA Metro Station are also available.

The KRMU Campus has a well-equipped medical room in Block-A. The Campus Clinic offers multiple healthcare services for the prevention and treatment of injuries and illnesses. It caters to first-aid needs for both the students and the faculty members.

Yes, KRMU has collaborated with some banks to provide scholarships and loans to its students. If you feel that you require any kind of financial aid, you can submit an application to the university. To get further information about the various kinds of financial assistance available at KRMU, Click here.


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