Academic Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D)

Introduction Program Structure How to Apply Employability

The objectives of the Pharm D program include training learners to transform into pharmacy professionals who meet national as well as international benchmarks.

The program aims at preparing pharmacists who are scientifically and ethically conscious and able to deliver the full range of pharmaceutical services in the community, pharmaceutical industry, health centers, drug information centers, and laboratories.

The program is divided into 10 semesters completed over a five-year period.

Program Summary

  • Program: Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Short Title: Pharm-D
  • Duration: 5 years (10 Semesters)
  • Credit Hours: 198 credit hours

Degree Plan

The doctor of Pharmacy program is a study program divided into 10 semesters in which the first five semesters consist of more than 20 credit hours each and the rest consist of less than 20 and more than 18 credit hours.

Definition of credit hour

Theory: One credit hour shall be equal to one hour of teaching per week throughout the semester.

Practical/Lab: One credit hour shall be equal to two hours of lab work per week throughout the semester.

Eligibility Criteria

The policy for admission is notified as under:

  • The upper limit of age for admission is 21 Years
  • Student profile with pre-medical background, FSc Pre-medical with 60% marks or equivalent/equivalence certificate from IBCC in case of A-Level.
  • Candidates having 3rd division are not eligible for admission.
  • Candidates failing a course in the annual examination or appearing in the supplementary examination conducted by a Board/university are not eligible for admission.
  • Selection of the candidate shall be made on the basis of criteria as laid by UMT. University will hold an entry test as part of the admission process and candidates would be required to achieve a minimum of 50% marks in the admission test.

Confirmation of Admission

The selected candidate is required to confirm their acceptance by paying the non-refundable admission and tuition fees within the specified dates.

The admission process will be completed only after the payment of all dues and submission of enrollment forms.

If a candidate fails to submit the enrollment form, his/her admission will stand canceled and the seat will be offered to the next candidate on the merit list.

Program/Credit Transfer:

As per the rules and regulations of the university.


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