Master in Pharmacy

Master in Pharmacy

Masters ·
2 years

Master in Pharmacy (MPharm.) is a two year: Four semester course run by Kathmandu University. Currently there are two specialization areas:

  1. Industrial Pharmacy
  2. Pharmaceutical Care

KU enrolls 10 students (from the merit list of entrance exam) and 4 seats are corporate seats, allocated for the pharmaceutical companies/ institutions having MoU with KU) for each specialization area.


To be eligible for applying to the program, the candidate shall possess BPharm degree of Kathmandu University with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent BPharm degree of any other university, recognized by Kathmandu University.

Admission Procedure
Notification for admission to graduate programs offered by the school under the Pharmacy department is published in major dailies and is in the website: in the month of July seeking applications from eligible candidates. Collection of applications is followed by an interview/test. The interview/test is aimed at testing individual's aptitude academic status and diligence in the field in which one is seeking admission and is taken by the relevant department.

Admission Criteria

MCQs from following courses will be included in the entrance exam:

MPharm (Industrial Pharmacy)

MPharm (Pharmaceutical Care)

Industrial Pharmacy

Physical Pharmacy

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Instrumental Analysis

Quality Assurance

Pharmacology and toxicology

Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacology and toxicology


Clinical Pharmacy

Hospital Pharmacy

Pharmacy Practice

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Human physiology and Pathophysiology

Documents to be submitted with application form:

  • Photocopies of academic certificates, character certificates & citizenship
  • Two recommendations (preferably one from the academic supervisor and another from the present employer and in case of unemployed candidate, both can be from academic supervisors of institution of recent graduation)
  • Work experience letter
  • One recent PP size photo
  • Original migration certificate (at the time of admission)

Job Prospects

Career Opportunities:

After obtaining MPharm degree, the pharmacy graduates will be eligible for rewarding employment in the following situations:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Hospitals
  • Drug Dispensing Establishment
  • Governmental Drug Administrations
  • Academia
  • Drug Research Laboratory
  • Health Research Council