Courses

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Duration 04 years (Semester Pattern: 08 Semesters)
Affiliation Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Intake Capacity 60

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria for admission to first year of degree course in Pharmacy:

  1. Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed the HSC (Std.XI) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with subjects English, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject.
  2. Secured minimum 45 % marks (minimum 40 % marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging only to Maharashtra State) in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject added together (Maximum of marks obtained in Mathematics/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject shall be considered for the purpose of addition).
  3. Obtained a non-zero score in subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology added together at MT-CET 2016
  4. Rounding of the percentage of marks for deciding eligibility for admission.
    In case percentage, marks (converted out of 10) in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Mathematics/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational Subjects added together at HSC (Std. XII), comes in fraction then percentage of marks shall be rounded off as explained in the example for the purpose of deciding the eligibility of the candidate.
    Example: If the percentage of marks comes out to be 39.50% to 39.9% then it shall be rounded to 40% and if the percentage of marks comes out to be 39.01% to 39.49% then it shall be rounded to 39%.

Eligibility criteria of Candidates who have passed/ passing Diploma in Pharmacy and seeking admission to First Year of Pharmacy:

If seats remain vacant, Diploma holders who have passed the Diploma course in Pharmacy with minimum of 45% marks and medium of instruction as English from AICTE approved Polytechnics can be considered for admission to First Year B. Pharm., as per the government Rules.

Second Year B. Pharmacy

The Candidate must be an Indian National and should have passed Post-HSC Diploma Course in Pharmacy with at least 50.00 % marks (45.00 % marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories belonging only to Maharashtra State) from an AICTE approved Institution with English as the medium of instruction at Diploma level.

Useful link

Please click here http://www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in/PH2015/StaticPages/HomePage.aspx

Master of Pharmacy

Duration 02 years (Semester Pattern: 04 Semesters)
Affiliation Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Intake Capacity 18 per specialization

 Specializations

  1. Pharmaceutics
  2. Quality Assurance Techniques

Intake Capacity

Course Approved intake
Pharmaceutics 18
Quality Assurance Techniques 18

Eligibility

To be eligible for First Year Post Graduate Course in Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) admission, the candidate

  1. Should be an Indian National and who possess bachelor’s degree of equivalent in Pharmacy from any AICTE approved institution, with at least 55% marks (at least 50% marks in case of SC/ST category AND Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  2. Should have non-zero Score in MAH-MPH-CET 2016, if the candidate has neither appeared for GPAT 2015 nor having valid and qualified GPAT 2016 All India Rank / Total Score.
  3. In case percentage, marks in the B. Pharmacy Examination comes in fraction then the percentage of marks shall be rounded off as explained in the example for the purpose of deciding the eligibility of the candidate.
    Example: If the percentage of marks comes out to be 49.50% to 49.99% then it shall be rounded to 50% and if the percentage of marks comes out to be 49.01% to 49.49% then it shall be rounded to 49%.

Note: Qualifying the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is compulsory for awarding any fellowship. However, it is not mandatory for seeking admission to the M. Pharm. Course.

Useful link

Please click here http://mpharm15.dtemaharashtra.org/mpharm15/

Registration

Registration as a Postgraduate student is essential within one month of his/ her admission to the course.

The Postgraduate student in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences will not be permitted to register his/ her name simultaneously for Diploma or Degree course of the University of Pune or any other College/ Institution.

Rules & Regulation (Credit Grading System)

For PG program, the credit system is adopted by the institute as per SPPU, Pune guidelines. For M. Pharmacy Semester I and Semester II, 50% marks are allocated on the basis of internal examination comprising sessional examination (30 %) and in semester assessments (20 %). The 50 % marks are allocated on the basis of external examinations conducted by the SPPU, Pune. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is calculated based on the marks obtained by the students in these examinations. The grades and credits are also allocated to the seminars conducted throughout the semesters. Second Year M. Pharmacy students need to complete a project work which is research based and evaluated as per guidelines of SPPU, Pune. The Guide or any other Recognized Post-graduate teacher in the subject (Internal Examiner) and an External Examiner appointed by the University to examine the dissertation. The Examiners jointly assign the marks for dissertation out of 300 which includes Seminar of 50 marks, Research work of 150 marks and viva-voce of 100 marks. The allotment of marks of the dissertation is as follows.

  • Seminar on Dissertation

Scheme of Seminar on Dissertation

Contents Marks
1. Presentation and communication 25
2. Quality of Research work 25
Total 50
  • Research work
    Scheme of Research work
Contents Marks
1. Literature Survey 10
2. Experimental Work 50
3. Scientific Contents 25
4. Result/ Conclusion 25
5. Organization of scientific material, thesis, dissertation and references 20
6. Patent or Publication on thesis work 20
Total 150
  • Scheme Dissertation and Defense (viva/voce)
    Scheme of Dissertation and Defense
Contents Marks
1.      Depth of knowledge on research work done 50
2.      Result and Discussion 25
3.      Defense 25
Total 100

Features of the Credit System
Master’s degree is of 100 credits each

  • Four credit course of theory is of four clock hour per week running for 15 weeks.
  • Four credit courses of practicals consist of 8 hours of laboratory exercise for 15 weeks
  • Every student has to complete minimum 75% credits in all semesters

First Year M. Pharmacy
First year is divided into two semesters (Semester-I & II) and have

  • 6 Theory courses x 4 credits = 24 credits
  • 2 Theory courses x 3 credits = 06 credits
  • 3 Practical courses x 4 credits = 12 credits
  • 2 Seminar = 04 credit
  • Research work = 06 credits
  • Total = 52 credits

Second Year M. Pharmacy
Second year is divided into two semesters (Semester III & IV)

Third Semester

  • Seminar on Research Envisaged for Dissertation = 4 Credits
  • Seminar on Recent Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences = 4 Credits
  • Research work = 18 Credits

Fourth Semester

  • Seminar on Dissertation = 04 Credits
  • Research work =18 Credits