M.Pharma (Ayurveda): About the Course

M.Pharma
M.Pharma

The faculty of Ayurveda,Institute of Medical Sciences offer MPharma (Ayurveda), a 2 year master
course which was started in 2011 as one of the special courses at Rajiv Gandhi South Campus,BHU.
The university continues to stand among one of the prestigious central universities of India. As a
result of increased demand for ayurvedic products many ayurvedic companies are coming up and this
course works as a platform to meet the increasing demand of skilled professionals for ayurvedic drug
manufacturing, Research and Development and dispensing as well.

Moreover, this course also provides an opportunity for self employment.
To meet the above requirement and develop such skilled individuals we have well qualified teachers
under whose supervision students carry out several projects , presentations and research work ,thesis
and practicals.

ELIGIBILITY:

Students who have passed BPharma (Ay) from a recognized university with atleast
 50%marks in aggregate for GEN
 45%marks in aggregate for OBC/PC
In case of ST/SC there is no requirement for any minimum percentage but the student must pass the
qualifying exam

ADMISSIONS:

The university conducts separate entrance exam in the month of June for which the notifications are
available beforehand on the website .The candidates have to apply online at BHU website
(www.bhu.ac.in/ims). Admission to the course is done on merit basis.

No of seats- 15 (internal-8 external-7)
In case of non-avaliability of internal candidates ,remaining vaccant seats are filled up by external
candidates.

FEE STRUCTURE:

Along with the university fee, students have to submit a demand draft of 75,000 every year.(For 2
consecutive years)
Course fee = university fee + demand draft
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Various activities are organized for students
 Campus field visits are organised on a regular basis for identification of plant species.
 Presentations and projects
 National and international seminars
 Prepration of Ayurvedic formulations like Chawanprash , Rasa Sindoor.
 Extraction of new drugs form natural origin.
 Use of rat models for testing of prepared drug and other research work.
 Submission of thesis work.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Students can opt for various careers in different sectors
Private sector
 Own pharmacy
 As production manager
 As quality assurance executive
 As quality control executive
Government sector
 As drug inspector
 Can opt for CCRAS
 Pharmacist in government hospital
 As analyst in laboratories
 Jobs In Ayush ministry

Students can also pursue PhD and go for careers in teaching or research and development field.
They can also go for MBA in branches like pharmacy management or health-care management based
on their interest.

CAMPUS PLACEMENTS AND ALUMNI

The placement cell of RGSC BHU organizes campus interview for students every year.Different
ayurvedic companies like Baidyanath Ayurveda Bhawan Pvt. Ltd. , Swastha Vardhak etc are invited for
placement of students.Several students have been placed in reputed industries like EMAMI Pvt Ltd,DABUR , BAIDHYANATH AYURVEDA BHAWAN Pvt Ltd and have been engaged as Quality Control head ,Production
Manager ,Quality Assurance head ,Pharmacist or as professors in various pharmacy colleges or as
Researcher at different places.

  • By- Arunima Dixit & Pooja Pandey, B.Pharma

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