Pharm.D - Doctor of Pharmacy

Duration : 6 years (5 years study and 1year of internship in hospital)

Age : 17 yrs and above on 31st December of the year of admission

Eligibility :

Pass in 12th Std / PUC / PDC / H.Sc / Intermediate with Physics

Attendance :

A minimum of 80% attendance in both theory and practical classes is essential to get eligibility for sessional and university examination

Internal Assessment marks :

During each academic year three sessional exams for theory and practical papers will be conducted for a maximum of 30 marks and an average of the best two marks will be considered to qualify for the annual exam

Minimum marks for passing Examination :

A student shall not be declared to have passed the examination unless he or she secure at least 50% marks in each of the subjects separately in the theory examinations, including sessional marks and at least 50% marks in each of the practical examination including sessional marks.

Practical Training

Hospital posting :

Every student shall be posted in constituent hospital for a period of not less than seventy five hours to be covered in not less than 200 working days in each of second, third & fourth year course. In the fifth year, every student shall spend half a day in the morning hours attending ward rounds on daily basis as a part of clerkship.

Project work :

To allow the student to develop data collection and reporting skills in the area of community, hospital and clinical pharmacy, a project work shall be carried out under the supervision of a Preceptor. The project topic must be approved by the Head of the Department Followed by Head of the Institution. Project work shall be presented in a written report and as a seminar at the end of the year. External and the internal examiners shall do the assessment of the project work.


Every student must complete a one year mandatory internship period as per Appendix-C regulations. Internship is a phase of training where a student is expected to conduct actual practice of pharmacy and health care and acquires skills under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.A student shall be permitted to start the internship only after having passed in theory and practical of all subjects of all previous years.Every student has to undergo one-year internship as per PCI regulations. The ErodeCollege of Pharmacy is attached with Government Headquarters Hospital Tiruppur with 530 beds, and Pharm D programmes of The ErodeCollege of Pharmacy uses the facilities for clinical rounds. The ErodeCollege of Pharmacy also operates Drug Information Center in the hospital premises and has a memorandum of understanding for knowledge sharing with the institution.

Sl No. Name of Subject
1.1 Human Anatomy and Physiology
1.2 Pharmaceutics
1.3 Medical Biochemistry
1.4 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
1.5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
1.6 Remedial Mathematics/ Biology *

          The Erode College Of Pharmacy & Research Institute

          Perundurai Main Road, Veppampalayam,


          Erode - 638112.

          Tamil Nadu, India.

          Fax:0424 233 9539

For Admission Contact

Mobile:98434 92100, 94423 24397, 98652 25323

Phone(office):0424-233 99 29, 233 9538, 233 9539