M.Pharm course is conducted in the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode and Al- Shifa, Perinthalmanna with 51 sanctioned seats in various branches as detailed below.
Eligibility for admission. –
The candidates who have passed the B.Pharm Degree of any of the Universities in Kerala or of any other Universities recognised by any of the Universities in Kerala as equivalent thereto from an institution recognised by the All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi, with a minimum of 50% marks for all the four years of B. Pharm Examination taken together, will be eligible for admission. For Lecturer in pharmacy who seeks admission against the reserved quota, the minimum marks will be 50% except in the case of Pharmacy Practice for which minimum 55% is required. Candidates who have passed their B.Pharm Course from Universities outside Kerala will be eligible for admission only if their qualifying examination is recognised by the Universities of Kerala on the date of counselling by the Director of Medical Education.
In addition to the above, candidates applying for the sponsored seats in Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Chemistry should possess a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in a registered firm/company/industry/educational and research institution /any Government departments or Government autonomous organisation in any field of pharmacy after obtaining the minimum educational qualification for admission. In the absence of candidates with 2 years experience candidates with less experience will be considered.
Only Indian Citizens of Kerala origin are eligible for admission to the course. They have to provide the certificate along with the application form. For Sponsored seat all Indian citizens are eligible.
Duration The course of study including the Thesis work shall extend over a period of 2 years.