Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences


    A Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences is designed to train students for the pharmaceutical industry, where they will work to develop new medications that are effective and safe enough for consumers. With the right structure, you can have a career that blends science with business.
    The Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences programme offered by the School of Medical and Allied Sciences (SMAS), K.R. Mangalam University provides an opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree with a specialization in pharmaceutical sciences within the structure and environment of an established research institution.

    Full-Time Scholars

    Scholars are required to devote full time on campus for the Ph.D. programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

    Sponsored Scholars

    Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

    Part-Time Scholars

    Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

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    Program Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction To Psychology(Life skill)
    • Perspective in Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Introduction to Psychology Practicum/Lab
    • Communication Skills(Life skill)
    • Open Elective-1
    • Statistical Method For Psychological Research-I
    • Biopsychology
    • Biopsychology Practicum/Lab
    • Environmental Studies
    • Open Elective-2
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Abnormal Psychology(Employability)
    • Introduction To Personality(Life skill)
    • Life Span development(Life Skill)
    • Introduction To Personality_Practicum/LAB
    • Psychology of Relationships (Entrepreneurship)
    • Inter Group Relations(Open Elective)
    • Disaster Management
    • Fundamental of Cognitive Psychology
    • Counseling skill(Life Skill &Employability)
    • Statistical Method for Psychological research-II
    • Counseling skill_ Practicum/Lab
    • Research Publication and Presentation (Employability)
    • Psychology and Media(Open Elective)
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Organizational Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychological Research
    • Clinical Psychology (Employability)
    • Health Psychology(Life Skill)
    • Psychological Research Practicum/Lab
    • Advance Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention(Employability)
    • Forensic Psychology(Employability)
    • Project/dissertation(DES-4)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention Practicum/Lab
    • Value Added Course
    Semester 7
    Semester 8

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    At KRMU, we are proud to collaborate with a prestigious array of Digit, Cutback Coach, Betterment, Ieso Digital Health, Medanta, and Ganga Ram Hospital. These esteemed partners actively engage in our campus recruitment initiatives and internships for the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences programme.

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    Career Options

    Graduates after earning Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree are inclined to explore a variety of career paths. Below is a list of promising career sectors that you can take after completing this programme:

    • Lecturer/Professor/Academician : Lecturer/Professor/Academician educates future professionals through extensive research-based learning and publishes findings.
    • Regulatory Affairs Manager : Regulatory Affairs Managers serve as critical links between companies, regulatory authorities, and consumers, safeguarding public health.
    • Product Developer/Formulator : This profession includes designing and developing new pharmaceutical products. Product Developer/Formulator has creative problem-solving with scientific acumen to create innovative healthcare solutions.
    • Pharmaceutical Sales Manager : A Pharmaceutical Sales Manager is someone who leads sales teams, strategizes market approaches, and ensures the achievement of sales targets. Also, they provide expertise on new drugs, how drugs impact patient care and treatment options.
    • Medicinal Chemist : Medicinal Chemists are professionals who are central to drug discovery and development, applying chemistry to find new treatments for diseases, enhancing drug performance, and minimizing side effects.
    • R&D Advisor : R&D (Research and Development) Advisors provide expert guidance on research and development strategies, helping to navigate complex scientific challenges.

      Hear straight from our Students

      Tanvi Rao

      Choosing KRMU for my Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences was a transformative decision. The best research facilities and the mentorship provided by experienced faculty have enriched my learning experience. I am confident that the knowledge and experience gained here will shape a successful career in pharmaceutical research.

      Nidhi Pandey

      The faculty members at K.R. Mangalam University are not only experts in their fields but also incredibly supportive mentors helping me to develop a sense of innovation and independence mind.

      Mohit Ahuja

      Completing my degree Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences at KRMU programme has been a great learning experience. The programmes emphasis on practical research and real-world applications has given me a strong foundation in pharmaceutical sciences. Also, students were exposed to national and international conferences has broadened my network and provided invaluable insights.

      Pooja Patel

      Hi! I’m a Ph.D student currently studying at KRMU and I must say that this university is the right match for me and for those students who want real-world exposure to the course curriculum.

      Programme Outcomes

      Becoming more employable

      One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Pharmaceutical Sciences, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package.

      Gaining confidence in communication

      Another reason why you should consider getting a Pharmaceutical Sciences degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.

      Global Communication

      By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.


      The Ph.D.programme is designed under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields.
      It is based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s).

      The programme duration depends upon the completion of the chosen research work by the scholars.

      The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts.

      Ph.D. Admission

      Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website (click here) and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of INR 5000 (Refundable).

      Admission to Ph.D. in CSE programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions available. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.


      It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with NET, GATE, M Phil. or equivalent qualifications may be exempted from the entrance examination.

      Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for the personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in-depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.

      Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

      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.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      The minimum qualification for admission to a PhD course is a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the concerned subject from a recognized Indian University, or a postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities/UGC/AICTE with not less than 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.

      Yes, it is mandatory to have all required mark sheets to enrol in phd course at KRMU. A candidate’s form will be registered and he /she will be offered an entrance exam date only on submission of all required documents including last semester marksheet in case of final year appearing candidates.

      No, PhD Application forms can only be filled and submitted online through the website

      The Phd Application 2024 are accepted twice a year. For January Session – Between November to January and for July Session – Between June to August

      If you are in a job, then you must produce an NOC from your employer at the time of joining.

      Commence Your Journey
      in 6 Simple Steps

      Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

      Start your Application

      Complete payment and submit

      Pay the required Application Fee

      Take an entrance test

      K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

      Appear for interaction

      Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

      Get the admission offer

      You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

      Get Enrolled

      Be prepared to embark on your journey

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