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Ph.D. Pharmacology

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology

Are you a post graduate in pharmacology or other related sciences? Aspiring for a research based career doing research on drugs and studying their effects on the human body? Learn here the details of the program PhD Pharmacology, a field dealing with drugs and their actions.

Course Name: Ph.D. Pharmacology
Group: Ph.D.
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Pharmacy
Clinical Research
Duration: 3 - 5 Years


Pharmacology is that field of science which deals with the study of drugs and their effects on cells, tissues and every organ of a living organism. It studies the interactions that the cells and tissues in our body have with the drugs or chemicals that our body takes in. it is because of the field of pharmacology that we are able to know which drug should we take for a certain ailment or how it should be taken, whether before meal or after meal and so on. It is a highly research oriented field and a PhD course in pharmacology definitely helps you in pursuing a research based career.

Eligibility and course duration

A post graduate degree in pharmacology or other related fields like pharmacy, pharmaceuticals and biosciences. Candidates for PhD are selected via entrance tests and personal interview.

Takes at least 3-5 years to complete the entire course.

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Ph.D. Pharmacology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D. Pharmacology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Puducherry
Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College, Karnataka
GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, Andhra Pradesh
GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, Andhra Pradesh
Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi
Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
Nargund College of Pharmacy, Karnataka
Poona College of Pharmacy, Maharashtra
Seth GS Medical College And Kem Hospital, Maharashtra
Siksha ''O'' Anusandhan University, Odisha

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More about the course

PhD in pharmacology allows you to get an in-depth understanding about the field of drugs and their effects on the living organisms and the biological processes. Here in pharmacology, you may explore various sub-disciplines for undertaking some original research work. There will be a research guide to mentor you during the whole part of the research program. Since, pharmacology is an interdisciplinary field; you get to build expertise on a variety of disciplines concerning drugs and their discoveries. The field has many applications too. A few such applications are in the field of public health, neuroscience, endocrinology, toxicology, biochemistry, molecular biology and so on. During the course of research you get the opportunity to work in clinics and come to interact with clinical scientists. The course culminates with a dissertation that is to be based on the research work undertaken by you.

Job prospects and opportunities

Specialization and a PhD degree in pharmacology allow you to work as a researcher in the field of drugs. You can be an independent researcher and engage in full time research in the laboratories, working out the effect of a certain drug on the human body. One can also take up a career in academics in one of the many educational institutes in the country or abroad. As a pharmacologist you are most likely to work in pharmaceutical labs, pharma companies, the healthcare sector, labs in hospitals, diagnostic clinics and medical institutions.

Ph.D. Pharmacology Admissions for 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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