Course Branch Total Intake
  B.Pharmacy   60
  M.Pharmacy ( first Shift ) Pharmaceutics 24
  M.Pharmacy ( first Shift ) Pharmaceutical Analysis 18
  D.Pharmacy   30
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is an undergraduate academic degree in the field of pharmacy. The degree is the basic prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist in many countries.

Duration: Four years

Total Seats: 60

Pre requisites for entry and course completion:

The degree of Bachelor of pharmacy of Acharya Nagarjuna University will be conferred on a candidate who has satisfied the following conditions.

The candidate must have passed the intermediate examination of the 'Board of Intermediate Education' Government of Andhra Pradesh or any other examination recognized by the academic senate as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology as group subjects and must have qualified in the entrance examination as prescribed by the university for being eligible to join I year of B. Pharm course.

The candidate must have after passing the qualifying examination pursued a regular course of study for not less than four academic years and satisfied the academic requirements as prescribed thereafter.

A regular course of study during an academic year means a minimum of average attendance of 75% of all the courses of the year computed by totaling the number of periods of lecturer and practical, as the care may be, held in every course.

Eligibility for Lateral Entry:

Students who have completed Diploma in Pharmacy (D Pharm) are also eligible to apply for the B.Pharm II year program .

Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)
  Course Year of starting Total Intake
  M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) 2011 24
  M.Pharm (Ph.Analysis ) 2012 18

The Category-A (General and SC/ST) seats will be filled by the Convener, PGECET (PG Engg. Common Entrance Test). The AP State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will be conducting the admissions on a single-window policy for M.Pharm.course. Preference will be given to GPAT qualified candidates, the remaining vacant seats will be filled with those candidates,who have secured ranks in the PGECET as per merit order. The admissions for Category-B(Management/NRI) seats will be made by management of the college on merit basis.Preference will be given to PGECET qualified candidates.

Pharm.D (Doctor of Pharmacy)

Six Year Integrated Programme

Duration : Six years

Pharm.D course is a Professional Pharmacy doctoral programme of 6 yrs duration after 10+2 (science academic stream) which includes 5yrs of academic study + 1 year of internship or residency. Pharm.D is a registrable qualification under the Pharmacy Act 1948 Both B.Pharm and Pharm D are the registrable qualification for practicing pharmacy profession under the Pharmacy Act. B.Pharm is a 4 yrs course and Pharm D is 6 yrs course including one yr of clinical internship.

Pharmacy practice component in all spheres of Pharmacy professional services like Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, clinical research, regulatory, formulation development, quality control are emphasized in Pharm D programme and after Pharm D qualification the professionals are eligible to undertake Ph.D. programme.


A pass in any of the following examinations....

•   10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects: Mathematics or Biology.

•   A pass in D.Pharm course from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

•   Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.

Provided that a student should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st

December of the year of admission to the course.

Course content of Pharm.D programs:

The duration of the course shall be six academic years (five years of study and one year of internship or residency) full time with each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days. The period of six years duration is divided into two phases -

Phase I - consisting of First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth academic year.

Phase II - consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year involving posting in speciality units. It is a phase of training wherein a student is exposed to actual pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services and acquires skill under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.

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