2 years + practical training of 500 hours spread over a period of not less than 3 months in a government hospital / pharmacy/chemists & druggists.
Eligibility: A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics and Chemistry as optional subjects.
Pre-university course / 10+2 /PDC/ Intermediate / Higher Secondary examination in Science.
Age : 17 Years and above as on 31st December of the year of admission.
Attendance Requirement : A minimum of 80% in both theory and practical classes is mandatory to get eligibility for sessional /internal assessment as well as annual examination.
Internal assessment / sessional examination
There will be three periodic sessional /internal assessment examinations in theory and practical during the academic year for maximum marks of 20 per subject. Average of the best two sessional marks will be considered.
Board Exam : Examination will be conducted by the Board of Examination Authority, Drugs Control Department, Bengaluru. The first examination in a year will be annual examination during May/June and second is the supplementary examination during November/December.
Hospital Training : After having appeared in the final examination of second year, the student must undergo 500 hours of practical training in a government hospital / pharmacy/chemists & druggists which is recognised by the Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.