Master in Pharmacy

Master in Pharmacy

Masters
·
2 years
  • Fee: NPR 501,600

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.

 

Eligibility

Eligibility

  • B. Pharm or equivalent degree recognized by the government of Nepal
  • Registered in Nepal Pharmacy Council
  • Candidate should score a minimum of 50% (Pass Marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be on the merit list 

Exam Format

  • Single best response type with Multiple choice questions
  • Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • No. of questions - 200
  • Recall:Understanding: Application – 30:50:20 
  • Duration – 3 hours including one-time voluntary toilet break

Weightage

S.No. Subjects Marks
1 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics 20
2 Industrial Pharmacy 18
3 Physical Pharmacy 18
4 Instrumental Analysis 18
5 Quality Assurance 18
6 Pharmacology and Toxicology 18
7 Pharmaceuticals and Jurisprudence 18
8 Pharmacotherapeutic 18
9 Clinical Pharmacy 18
10 Hospital Pharmacy 18
11 Pharmacy Practice 18
Total   200

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