Ph.D. in Pharmacy

Ph.D. in Pharmacy is a 3-year Doctorate Degree Course in Pharmacy. 


About the Ph.D. in Pharmacy Program

Our Ph.D. in Pharmacy program offers a rigorous and comprehensive research-focused curriculum aimed at training future leaders and innovators in pharmaceutical sciences. Through advanced coursework, hands-on laboratory experience, and interdisciplinary collaboration, students delve into specialized areas such as drug discovery, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics, and pharmacotherapy. Under the guidance of renowned faculty mentors, doctoral candidates conduct original research projects that contribute to the advancement of pharmaceutical knowledge and the development of novel therapeutic interventions. The program equips graduates with the skills, expertise, and critical thinking abilities necessary to excel in academia, industry research, government agencies, and healthcare institutions, shaping the future of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical innovation.

Career prospects

A Ph.D. in Pharmacy opens up diverse career pathways in academia, research, industry, and healthcare. Graduates can pursue roles such as:

Academic Researcher: Conducting cutting-edge research in pharmaceutical sciences at universities and research institutions, contributing to scientific knowledge and mentorship of future pharmacists and researchers.

Pharmaceutical Scientist: Leading research and development projects in pharmaceutical companies to discover and develop new drugs, improve drug delivery systems, and enhance pharmaceutical formulations.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Ensuring compliance with regulations and standards set by regulatory agencies for the development, approval, and marketing of pharmaceutical products.

Clinical Research Scientist: Designing and conducting clinical trials to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and therapeutic effects of drugs and medical devices, contributing to evidence-based healthcare practices.

Pharmacoeconomist: Analyzing the cost-effectiveness and economic impact of pharmaceutical interventions and healthcare policies to inform decision-making in healthcare settings and government agencies.

Healthcare Consultant: Providing expertise in pharmaceuticals and healthcare management to healthcare organizations, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies to improve patient care and operational efficiency.

Medical Science Liaison: Acting as a bridge between pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals, providing scientific and medical information about products and therapies.

Regulatory Affairs Manager: Overseeing regulatory compliance activities, managing regulatory submissions, and ensuring adherence to legal and quality standards in pharmaceutical companies.

Health Policy Analyst: Analyzing healthcare policies, regulations, and trends to influence public health initiatives, drug pricing, and access to pharmaceutical products.

Entrepreneur: Starting their own pharmaceutical consulting firm, research laboratory, or biotechnology startup to innovate and address unmet medical needs.

Overall, a Ph.D. in Pharmacy equips graduates with advanced research skills, critical thinking abilities, and expertise in pharmaceutical sciences, preparing them for impactful careers that contribute to advancements in healthcare, drug development, and patient outcomes.

Program Details
Composition Name
Sigma University
AICTE, New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
03 Years
Eligibility for Admission
• Candidate shall have passed Higher Secondary Examination (Grade 12) or equivalent stage of education
• Candidates must have a master's or equivalent degree in any field of science in a relevant discipline of pharmacy or equivalent with at least 60% aggregate.
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Pharmacy (Sigma Institute of Engineering), Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
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Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

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To secure admission for the Ph.D. program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC ( and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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