Masters of Pharmacy (M. Pharm)

What is this Programme about?

M. Pharm or Master of Pharmacy is a postgraduate Academic Degree which is awarded for a course or program in the field of Pharmacy. Pharmacy is the branch of the health sciences dealing with the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs. Some Institutes offer it as M. Pharm Course. The duration of Master Degree in Pharmacy is 2 years. M. Pharm is divided into a number of semesters. At the end of the each semester, there is an examination wherein candidates are examined in the courses prescribed for that semester. Students are also required to submit Thesis at the end of the last semester. Master Degree in Pharmacy provides a candidate with various practical aspects of the research methodologies, instrumental techniques, emerging areas and industrial operations. There are various Pharmacy Schools in India which provide Master of Pharmacy course.

Master of Pharmacy Eligibility:

Candidates who have passed Bachelor of Pharmacy Programme with not less than 50% of marks, of any recognised University or any other Institute equivalent thereto the University, are eligible for admission to the Master of Pharmacy Programmes. For SC/ST candidates, the eligibility is a pass in the B. Pharm degree Programme. An entrance examination Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) and interview is also conducted for admission. GPAT is an all India Examination to be conducted by the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara on behalf of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The Scores in Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) were in use till the year 2009 for admission in Masters Programme in Pharmacy (M. Pharm) and also for awarding fellowships/scholarships to Pharmacy graduates along with engineering graduates. The Organizing Committee for GATE expressed its inability to include Pharmacy graduates in GATE with effect from the year 2010, owing to operational problems due to large number of candidates appearing for GATE examination. Therefore, in order to facilitate admission of Pharmacy graduates in M. Pharm. as also to award fellowships/scholarships to Pharmacy graduates, AICTE decided to organize and conduct an examination in the name of Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) with effect from academic year 2010-11. Accordingly, a National Monitoring Committee (NMC) was constituted for monitoring the issues pertaining to the policy as well as conduct of GPAT examination.

Master of Pharmacy Specialisations:

M. Pharm in Pharmaceutics

M. Pharm in Regulatory Affairs

M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M. Pharm in Pharmacognosy

M. Pharm in Pharmacology

M. Pharm in Industrial Pharmacy

M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis

M. Pharm in Pharmacy Practice

M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

 

How this Programme Benifit you & your Career?

1. Higher studies: After a M. Pharm in pharmacy there are various opportunities for the individual, they can either go for higher studies like Ph. D through GATE and other entrances for improving their skills and up gradation of their degree or they can go for jobs in the chemical companies, research institutes, Pharma companies ,even universities and colleges.

2. Overseas career: Some of the M. Pharm is choosing to fly overseas and make their career bright. By scoring well in GRE, TOEFL, IELTS etc. entrances they can pursue MBA and other pharmacy related courses in US, UK, Australia etc.

3. Clinical research: They can work as Clinical programmer, required to coordinate and monitor the tasks in the laboratories, implementing data management plans, designed to meet project and protocol deadlines, and consults in the design and development of clinical trials protocols, and case report forms, analyses and evaluation of clinical data, recognizes inconsistencies, and initiates the resolution of data problems.

4. Production: Large rate of vacancies are appearing in pharma industries for production. All the big firms invite suitable skill pharma individual in manufacturing units. Initial pay is less around 15000-20000 per month but later it show faster growth rate than any other line. Manufacture of pharmaceuticals involves all the drugs in different dosage forms and cosmetics.

5. Scientists: Pharma graduates can absorb as scientist in R&D and F&D. It is field of innovation where talented people in pharmacy working as scientist. Numerous researches are going on in India though compare to less than US and other British industries. Most of the candidates from M. Pharm are selected because they are greater in skills and have application of knowledge.

6. Quality control: They have to develop, apply, revise, and maintain quality standards for processing materials into partially finished or finished products. Helps in designing and implementing methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and prepares documentation for inspection testing procedures.

7. Academics: Post graduates in pharmacy are most welcomed in this field. They are paid lucrative remunerations in good institutions. They can work as professor after getting Ph. D. It is very trustworthy position where you have to build up skills in new comers in pharmacy. They have to give complete information of practical and theory to students and developed encyclopaedia between students.

 

Research:

Sl. No.

Name of the collaborating agency with contact details

Name of the participant

Source of financial support

Year of collaboration

Duration

Nature of the activity

1

Assam down town University, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Haryana, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, Gauhati University, Jalukbari, Nalbari College, Nalbari, Pandu College, Guwahati, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Assam down town University, Guwahati, The Dale View College of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Kerala.

Dr. Saikat Sen and

Dr. Raja Chakraborty

DBT

2016

3 years

Research

 

Programme Contents:

Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm) course as per PCI regulations 2014

Table-I: Course of study for M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) semester I

Course code

Name of the course

Credit Hours

Credit Points

Hours / week

Marks

MPH101T

Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques

4

4

4

100

MPH102T

Drug Delivery System

4

4

4

100

MPH103T

Modern Pharmaceutics

4

4

4

100

MPH104T

Regulatory Affair

4

4

4

100

MPH105P

Pharmaceutics Practical – I

12

6

12

150

-

Seminar / Assignment

7

4

7

100

Total

35

26

35

650

Table-II: Course of study for M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) semester II

Course code

Name of the course

Credit Hours

Credit Points

Hours / week

Marks

MPH201T

Molecular Pharmaceutics (Nano Tech and Targeted DDS)

4

4

4

100

MPH202T

Advanced Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

4

4

4

100

MPH203T

Computer Aided Drug Delivery System

4

4

4

100

MPH204T

Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals

4

4

4

100

MPH205P

Pharmaceutics Practical – II

12

6

12

150

-

Seminar / Assignment

7

4

7

100

Total

35

26

35

650

Table-III: Course of study for M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) semester III

Course code

Name of the course

Credit Hours

Credit Points

MRM301T

Research Methodology and Biostatistics

4

4

-

Journal Club

1

1

-

Discussion / Presentation (Proposal Presentation)

2

2

-

Research Work

28

14

Total

35

21

Table-IV: Course of study for M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) semester IV

Course code

Name of the course

Credit Hours

Credit Points

-

Journal Club

1

1

-

Research Work

31

16

-

Discussion / Final Presentation

3

3

Total

35

20

 

Fees Structure:

Fess Amount
Admission Fess Rs. 50,000
1st Semester Rs. 50,000
2nd Semester Rs. 50,000
3rd Semester Rs. 50,000
4th Semester Rs. 50,000
Total Programme Fee Rs. 250,000

 

Achievement:

FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, AdtU

ACHIEVEMENTS

ACHIEVEMENTS OF FACULTY

Sl No

Name of the faculty

Type of achievement

Title

1

Dr. Saikat Sen

Invited as Session Speaker in International Conference in Taipei, Taiwan scheduled on Oct 2015

Revival, modernization and integration of Indian herbal traditional medicine in clinical practice – An approach to address the unfulfilled promise of ‘Health for All’

2

Mr. Apurba Talukdar

Abstract accepted for Presentation in 7th International Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy' to be held from 15th -18th February 2016 at Dubai Womens College, Dubai, UAE.

Design, Development and In Vitro Evaluation of Hydrogels as Controlled Drug Delivery System

3

Mr. Pallab Kalita

Abstract accepted for Presentation in 1st International Conference on Novel Frontiers in Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences (INNOPHARM 1) scheduled on Oct 2015

Alphaglucosidase and Alpha-Amylase Enzymes Inhibitory Activity of Kolakhar: A Traditionally Used Local Soda of Assam

4

Mr. Satyendra Deka

Abstract accepted for 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry & Natural Products during October 26- 28, 2015 at HICC, Hyderabad, India

Syntheses and characterization of some novel isoxazolines for In-vitro antiplatelet aggregation activity.

5

Mr. Koushik Nandan Dutta

Abstract accepted for oral presentation 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry & Natural Products during October 26- 28, 2015 at HICC, Hyderabad, India

Effect of Mucuna pruriens Linn. hair lining on acute dermal toxicity, elctrocardiography, and respiratory variable of Wister rats

6

Mr. Purbajit Chetia

Abstract accepted for oral presentation 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry & Natural Products during October 26- 28, 2015 at HICC, Hyderabad, India

Plant derived biomolecules significantly decrease oxidative stress in isolated inflammatory lymphocytes of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: An ex vivo study

7

Dr. Saikat Sen

Recommended for Travel grant from SERB, Govt. of India for his upcoming seminar scheduled on Oct 2015

-

8

Mr. Bhargab Jyoti Sahariah

Abstract accepted for Presentation in 7th International Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy' to be held from 15th -18th February 2016 at Dubai Women‟s College, Dubai, UAE.

9

Dr. Saikat Sen, Dr. Raja Chakraborty, Mr. Pallab Kalita, Mr. Bhargab Jyoti Sahariah, Mr. Apurba Talukdar, Mr. Satyendra Deka, Mr. Mrinmoy Basak, Mr. Manoj Kr. Deka, Mr. Koushik Nandan Dutta, Mr. Kamal Sharma, Mr. Purbajit Chetia

Attended SFE India (symposium) held 26/09/2015. Organized by Dept. of Pharmacology, ADR Monitoring Centre, Guwahati

Pharmacovigilance of Natural Products – A Preliminary Approach

10

Dr. Saikat Sen

Article in 3rd ed of News Letter on the occasion of World Pharmacists’ Day, 25th Sep 2015, Guwahati.

Expanding the role of pharmacists’ in a changing healthcare environment.

11

Mr. Kamal Sharma

Marine life: New hope for cancer drug

12

Mr. Koushik Nandan Dutta

Nuclear Pharmacy Practice

13

Mr. Bapi Ray Sarkar

Natural way to boost up your memory power

ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS

1

Mr. Khanjan Uzir, 5th Sem B. Pharm.

Mr. Biswajeet Mishra, 5th Sem, B. Pharm.

Ms. Nisha Sonowal, 5th Sem, B. Pharm.

Achieved 1st position in poster presentation in World Pharmacists day,2015 held in District Library, Guwahati on 25th September organized by State Pharmacy Council

Vague Idea of Medicines and Its Complication

2

Lakshman Chauhan, 2nd year, D. Pharm.

Rakesh Kumar Nath, 2nd year, D. Pharm

Achieved 1st position in poster presentation in World Pharmacists day, 2015 held in District Library, Guwahati on 25th September organized by State Pharmacy Council

Optimization of Health Through Pharmacist Partner

Dept. of Pharmacy, AdtU awarded as the ‘Best Pharmacy College’ in Guwahati in respect to their cultural and extracurricular activities by Organizing committee of World Pharmacists day, 2015 celebration.

 

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Teaching Faculities

Dr. Biplab Kumar Dey
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Dr. Atanu Bhattacharjee
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Koushik Sen Gupta
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Dr. SAIKAT SEN
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Dr. Raja Chakraborty
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Dr. Faruk Alam
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Ananta Choudhury
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Chinmoy Bhuyan
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Jahnabi Kalita
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Iblina Begum
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Nongmaithem Randhoni Chanu
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Ruhul Amin
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Chanam Melody Devi
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Satyabrat Sarma
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Dr BAPI RAY SARKAR
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KAMAL DEKA
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Juti Rani Devi
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Charu Baruah
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Dr Mrinmoy Basak
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Ramen Kalita
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Rituraj Bharadwaj
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Chandrajit Dohutia
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Dr. Pallab Kalita
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