Demand for professionals with M. Pharma degree in Pharmacology will increase in India as Indian medicines are becoming increasingly prevalent in many parts of the world due to its cost efficiency and increased availability. NSHM is one of the top colleges in West Bengal to offer a Master’s Degree in Pharmacology aiming at fulfilling the need of the society by creating industry-ready professionals.
NCPT performs the crucial task of transforming scientific knowledge to technical skills through excellent laboratory facilities and industrial training. At NSHM, separate Research Laboratories have been developed for PG students which include Pharmaceutics Research Laboratory, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Research Laboratory and Pharmacology Research Laboratory. It is an epicentre of knowledge where the faculty members ASPIRE TO INSPIRE the young, fresh minds in a holistic fashion.
As Pharma industry is continuously evolving, there is lack of skilled professionals in this field. Pharmacy being one of the fastest-growing industries in healthcare sector in India, the career prospects and job opportunities seems to be very impressive. Students can pursue higher education or join the industry where the area of employment can be:
what drugs do to the living organisms and how their effects can be applied to therapeutics. Information about the drugs like, mechanism of action, physiological and biochemical effects (pharmacodynamics) as well as absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion (pharmacokinetics) along with the adverse effects, clinical uses, interactions, doses, contraindications and routes of administration of different classes of drugs. Fundamentals of various aspects (classification, mechanism of action, therapeutic effects, clinical uses, side effects and contraindications) of drugs acting on different systems of body, emphasis on the basic concepts of bioassay, drugs acting on respiratory and gastrointestinal system, infectious diseases, immunopharmacology, principles of toxicology, and chrono-pharmacology.
study of causes of diseases and reactions of the body to such disease producing causes. Thorough knowledge of the relevant aspects of pathology of various conditions with reference to its pharmacological applications, and understanding of basic pathophysiological mechanisms. Baseline knowledge to practice medicine safely, confidently, rationally and effectively
fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the various systems of the human body, homeostatic mechanisms, and about the basic knowledge required to understand the various anatomical and physiological features and use.
practice of Hospital Pharmacy, skills like drug distribution, drug information, and therapeutic drug monitoring for improved patient care, dispensing of drugs, responding to minor ailments by providing suitable safe medication, and patient counselling for improved patient care in a community set up.
introduction to Databasse, Database Management system, computer application in clinical studies and use of databases
scientific study of the environmental system and the status of its inherent or induced changes on organisms, study of physical and biological characters of the environment but also the social and cultural factors and the impact of human on environment
|One Time Payment||Yearly Payment Payment Deadline||Half-Yearly Payment|
|Admission Fee||INR 50,000||INR 50,000||INR 50,000|
|Within 15 days of Admission||INR 3,91,700||INR 2,47,500||INR 1,31,500|
|on or before 30th Nov, 2023||INR 1,31,500|
|on or before 31st May, 2024||INR 1,70,000||INR 87,700|
|on or before 30th Nov, 2024||INR 92,600|
|Total Fees:||INR 4,41,700||INR 4,67,500||INR 4,93,300|
|Course Fee including Admission :|
* The fees mentioned above are only for students from India.
Please contact the admission counselor for a detailed fee structure for International Students.
Pharmacology is an evergreen subject. It is a branch of medicine that studies the origin & composition of drugs, their effects on cells, tissues, organ systems and even on the whole organism. The pharma industry has grown dramatically and there are still great prospects of further growth. Keeping this fast expanding scope of pharmacology in mind, Pharmacologists have wonderful career opportunities in multiple fields after M. Pharmacy in Pharmacology, ranging from Clinical settings to Pharmaceutical companies. One can pursue career in Academics, Drug Research, Drug Discovery, Formulations Research, Clinical Research, Bio-safety studies, Consultancy, Pre-clinical & Clinical Trials, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Control, Quality Assurance; Production, Regulatory affairs, Research Associate, Research Scientist, Project Manager (R&D), Academic Researcher, Pharmacologists, Toxicologist etc.
Undoubtedly, the career growth is excellent with this specialization and the aforementioned career opportunities sound tempting and promising at the same time. However, due diligence and relentless hard work are the keys to success.