Pharmacy is a multifaceted health-care profession that links health with the applied sciences. The profession is continually evolving to expand its scope of services and responsibilities to meet the needs of patients in a rapidly changing healthcare system. Nowadays, pharmacy has progressed into broader scope with a range of career options including clinical

Admission Requirements

  • Pharm.D. requires a minimum of 60% marks in Fsc Pre-Medical.
  • CUST Admission Test or HEC Approved test.
Undergrad Merit Scholarship Based on Marks of Intermediate Level
Semester Cr. Hrs Full Fee PGC Fee 70% and Above 25% Scholarship 75% and Above 50% Scholarship 80% and Above 75% Scholarship 85% and Above 99% Scholarship
1 22 Rs. 176,000 Rs. 132,000 Rs. 132,000 Rs. 88,000 Rs. 44,000 Free
2 20 Rs. 160,000 Rs. 120,000 Rs. 120,000 Rs. 80,000 Rs. 40,000 Free
3 22 Rs. 176,000 Rs. 132,000 Rs. 132,000 Rs. 88,000 Rs. 44,000 Free
4 21 Rs. 168,000 Rs. 126,000 Rs. 126,000 Rs. 84,000 Rs. 42,000 Free
5 20 Rs. 160,000 Rs. 120,000 Rs. 120,000 Rs. 80,000 Rs. 40,000 Free
6 19 Rs. 152,000 Rs. 114,000 Rs. 114,000 Rs. 76,000 Rs. 38,000 Free
7 19 Rs. 152,000 Rs. 114,000 Rs. 114,000 Rs. 76,000 Rs. 38,000 Free
8 19 Rs. 152,000 Rs. 114,000 Rs. 114,000 Rs. 76,000 Rs. 38,000 Free
9 18 Rs. 144,000 Rs. 108,000 Rs. 108,000 Rs. 72,000 Rs. 36,000 Free
10 18 Rs. 144,000 Rs. 108,000 Rs. 108,000 Rs. 72,000 Rs. 36,000 Free
Admission Fee (Payable once at admission) Rs. 20,000 Rs. 20,000 Rs. 20,000 Rs. 20,000 Rs. 20,000 Rs. 20,000
TOTAL FEE 198 Rs. 1,604,000 Rs. 1,208,000 Rs. 1,208,000 Rs. 812,000 Rs. 416,000 Rs. 20,000

Degree Requirements

Each candidate for the Pharm.D. degree is required to complete successfully 198 credit hours (Cr. Hrs.). as per the following details:

AREA Cr. Hrs.
Pharmaceutics Courses 56
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Courses 32
Basic Medical Sciences Courses 32
Pharmacognosy Courses 16
Pharmacy Practice Courses 41
Mathematics and Bio-statistics Courses 06
Computer Science Courses 04
Humanities Courses 11
Total 198

(a) Pharmaceutics Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) PH1113 03
Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) PH1123 03
Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) PH2133 03
Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) PH2153 03
Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) PH2143 03
Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) PH2163 03
Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) PH4173 03
Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) PH4213 03
Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) PH4233 03
Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) PH4183 03
Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) PH4223 03
Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) PH4243 03
Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) PH5253 03
Pharmaceutics-VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) PH5263 03
Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) Lab PH1111 01
Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) Lab PH1121 01
Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) Lab PH2131 01
Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology &Immunology) Lab PH2151 01
Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) Lab PH2141 01
Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) Lab PH2161 01
Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) Lab PH4171 01
Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Lab PH4211 01
Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Lab PH4231 01
Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) Lab PH4181 01
Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Lab PH4221 01
Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Lab PH4241 01
Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) Lab PH5251 01
Pharmaceutics-VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) Lab PH5261 01

(b) Pharmaceutical Chemistry Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) PH1313 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) PH1333 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) PH1323 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) PH1343 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA(Pharmaceutical Analysis) PH3353 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) PH3363 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) PH5373 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) PH5383 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) Lab PH1311 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) Lab PH1331 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) Lab PH1321 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) Lab PH1341 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Lab PH3351 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Lab PH3361 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) Lab PH5371 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) Lab PH5381 01

(c) Basic Medical Sciences Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Physiology-A PH1513 03
Anatomy & Histology PH1533 03
Physiology-B PH1523 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA PH2543 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB PH2553 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA PH3563 03
Pathology PH3583 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB PH3573 03
Physiology-A Lab PH1511 01
Anatomy & Histology Lab PH1531 01
Physiology-B Lab PH1521 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA Lab PH2541 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB Lab PH2551 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA Lab PH3561 01
Pathology Lab PH3581 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB Lab PH3571 01

(d) Pharmacognosy Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) PH2713 03
Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) PH2723 03
Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) PH3733 03
Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) PH3743 03
Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) Lab PH2711 01
Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) Lab PH2721 01
Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) Lab PH3731 01
Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) Lab PH3741 01

(e) Pharmacy Practice Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) PH3813 03
Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social & Administrative Pharmacy) PH3823 03
Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy) PH4833 03
Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) PH4843 03
Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) PH4853 03
Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) PH4863 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) PH5873 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) PH5883 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) PH5913 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) PH5923 03
Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) Lab PH3811 01
Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Lab PH4851 01
Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Lab PH4861 01
Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Lab PH5871 01
Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Lab PH5881 01
Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) PH5933 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) PH5943 03

(f) Mathematics and Biostatistics Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) MTPH2013 03
Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio-statistics) MTPH2023 03

(g) Computer Science Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) CSPH3113 03
Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) Lab CSPH3111 01

(h) Humanities Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
English-A (Functional English) HMPH1012 02
English-B (Communication & Writing Skills) HMPH1024 04
Islamic Studies HMPH2033 03
Pakistan Studies HMPH2042 02

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Program Learning Objectives (PLOs)

The Pharm.D. program aims to produce graduates who will:

  • Foundational Knowledge: An ability to develop, integrate and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (basic medical and pharmaceutical sciences) to execute various services in pharmacy profession.
  • Problem Analysis and Decision Making: An ability to identify and systematically analyze problems, synthesize and interpret information, explore and prioritize potential strategies and make logical and appropriate decision to reach a viable solution.
  • Medication Use System Management: An ability to manage healthcare system using human, financial, technological and physical resources, appropriate techniques and tools to optimize safety and efficacy of medications.
  • Pharmaceutical Care: An ability to deliver customized pharmaceutical care to the patients by identifying patient needs, cultural sensitivity, socio-economic conditions and understand how population-based care influences patient-centered care to develop evidence-based guidelines and provide best pharmaceutical care for individuals and communities.
  • Dispensing and Compounding Practices: An ability to implement the process of compounding and dispensing medications in compliance with established standards to meet specific patient needs.
  • Drug Design and Development: An ability to demonstrate appropriate professional skills and techniques involved in drug manufacture, design, development and screening, quality control and quality assurance of pharmaceutical products.
  • Professionalism and Ethics: An ability to practice pharmacy in legal, ethical and professional ways and exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers and society.
  • Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively as an individual or as a member or leader of a team in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of Pharmacy practice.
  • Communication: An ability to effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally and use appropriate technologies when interacting with individuals, groups and organizations.
  • Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: An ability to engage in research, innovation and entrepreneurship in pharmacy profession by using creative thinking to envision better ways of accomplishing professional goals.
  • Life – Long Learning: An ability to demonstrate independent study skills to pursue lifelong learning by engaging in experiences and activities that challenge them to continuously update their knowledge and develop new abilities for their personal and professional growth.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Pharm.D. program aims to produce graduates who will:

  • Contribute competently in the pharmaceutical profession by applying requisite knowledge and skills.
  • Exhibit quest for learning and initiative through elevation in education or growth in professional status.
  • Demonstrate ethical values and contribute positively towards the society.