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What is Doctor of Pharmacy ?

A Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.; New Latin Pharmaciae Doctor) is an expert doctorate in pharmacy.

In a few nations, it is a first expert degree, and an essential for authorizing to rehearse the calling of pharmacy.Pharm.D course introduced by the Government of India and Pharmacy Council of India in 2008.

According to this criteria , a student must have secured 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Optional subject (Mathematics/Biology) in twelfth board examination. Pharm D (Post-Baccalaureate): Graduates who have completed B Pharm from a PCI recognized organization are qualified to seek after this course.

The Pharm.D program is a pre-PhD, post-graduate proficient doctorate of 6 years.The Pharm.D degree requires five years of classroom and doctor's facility based didactic study (two years didactic post-baccalaureate course), followed by one year of temporary position preparing in addition to progressing practicals and research project.

With reference to Clarification on Pharm.D qualification, it is clarified to all colleges that Pharm.D is a post graduate degree and passing students can directly enlist for Ph.D From 2012.