To pursue research level studies in pharmaceutical chemistry, candidates are required to have completed their masters’ degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biological science, chemical engineering, M.Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, M.Tech in Pharm. or M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, or related disciplines with at least a minimum of CGPA 6.5 on a 10 Scale or 60% aggregate marks.
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry is a research-level program that deals in the pharmaceutical sciences with a course duration of three years. Pharmaceutical chemistry is the broader and research-oriented part of medicinal chemistry.
This field of study mainly focuses on the development and discovery of drugs by concentrating on the creation of new synthetic compounds. The minimum eligibility criterion to seek admission in the course is a masters’ degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biological science, chemical engineering, or related disciplines.