A pass in any of the following examinations - 10+2/ P.U.C or equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Biology. Candidates who have passed D. Pharm course from institutions approved by Pharmacy Council of India U/S 12 of Pharmacy Act, 1948, are only eligible to be admitted to first year Pharm. D course.
Admission is through Common Entrance Test (CET) Conducted by Govt. of Karnataka. Aspiring students can seek admission directly with the University.
Pharm D course is aimed at facilitating and enabling pharmacists to fully utilize their substantial knowledge and expertise in areas such as pharmacotherapeutics, clinical pharmacy, hospital and community pharmacy. The course is aimed at promoting the rational use of drugs and other health care services to the patients and public. The principle goal is to achieve positive clinical outcomes such as cure of a disease, elimination or reduction of symptoms with minimum risk to patients and improve patient’s quality of life.