M.Pharma or Master of Pharmacy at Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmacy(GNIP) is a Two years Post Graduate course with four semesters, approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to IKG-PTU, Jalandhar. B.Pharm program educate a graduate student in the sciences of various fields of pharmacy such as industry, marketing, practice, community, drug discovery etc., just to name a few. However, a graduate lacks an in-depth knowledge and hands on experience in psychomotor skills in the specialized areas of the profession of pharmacy.
Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmacy(GNIP), with a view to making a student to face the challenges in the specialized areas of pharmacy profession, has been offering M.Pharma program in Pharmaceutics specialization for several years.
Why M.Pharma in GNIP?
The advantage GNIP for a student who wishes to pursue M.Pharm is as follows:
- The syllabus and course content of each specialization have been prepared with futuristic intentions.
- The spacious labs are equipped with state-of-art instruments.
- Electronic journals and Internet connectivity are vital ingredients in the modern learning process.
- In addition to the regular teachers of the institution, the students will also be exposed to adjunct faculty, either from well-known industries or from reputed overseas universities.
- The frequent conduct of workshops and quality improvement program helps in continuous learning and updating knowledge.
- The Placement Cell of the college arranges for campus interviews by leading industries. A number of students find themselves recruited through campus selection.
First Year M.Pharm
- Continuous and consistent evaluation of students through assignments, class tests and viva voce
- Evaluation of seminars presented by the students
- Periodic assessment of students by conducting three theory and two practical sessional examinations in each subject (internal examination)
- A final theory university examination at the end of first academic year
- A university practical examination at the end of first academic year
- A minimum of 75% attendance and 50% of marks in theory and practical examinations are necessary to move to next level
Second Year M.Pharm
- The students should carryout a research project and submit a thesis of their research work
- The thesis will be evaluated by a panel of internal and external examiners
- A viva voce examination will be conducted to evaluate the student’s research work.
Selection in M.Pharm in Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmacy is based on the marks secured in B.Pharmcy (minimum 50% marks general candidates and 45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates)
- Research position in R & D departments, universities, central laboratories etc.
- Higher studies in national and international universities
- Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology: R&D, Production, Analytical R & D, Marketing, Market research, Regulatory affairs
- Hospitals: Pharmacists, Clinical research