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About Course - B.Pharm Lateral

The candidates who have passed Diploma in Pharmacy examinations can be admitted directly to the 2nd year of B. Pharmacy degree course by Lateral Entry system. Duration: 3 Years Eligibility: Candidates should have passed D. Pharmacy with an aggregate of 40% marks in the first and second year examinations (For SC/ST candidates not less than 35% aggregate is essential) Vocational stream / National Open School certificate is not eligible for admission.

The GRD College of Pharmacy is research oriented institution; its students have the opportunity to be taught and mentored by faculty pursuing cutting edge research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice.

Transfer Certificate from the Institution last studied
HSC/Pre-Degree/ AISSCE/ ISCE/ Intermediate or equivalent mark statement.
Migration Certificate for the students who have passed other than HSC Examination of Tamil Nadu.
Community Certificate (except OC candidates)
Eligibility Certificate obtained from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai for students who have passed their Qualifying examination other than HSC Examination, Tamil Nadu.
Passport Size Photographs (10 Nos) & Stamp Size Photographs (6 Nos)

To educate and train the students as professionals suitable for the requirements of pharma profession

Lecture/ Demonstration
Power point presentation
Assignments, Seminar & Viva
Tutorials & Group discussion
Projects & Journal presentation

Scope of the Program
The options are in production, quality control, administration, management, marketing, research and development, medicinal detailing, hospitals and in teaching. They can also opt for higher education; few with entrepreneurial ability may start production or a repackaging unit or bulk drug manufacturing or retail pharmacy.

Some of the opportunities are listed below: -
Manufacturing of:
Pharmaceutical Formulations.
Herbal Cosmetics.
Bulk Drugs.

Pharmacy Academics:
Research and Development.

Pharmaceutical Marketing:
Bulk Drug Distribution.
Wholesale and Retail Drug Stores.
Medical Representatives.
FDA/Drug Control Department: as Drug Inspectors, Scientific officers etc.
Higher Education – M.Pharm, Pharm.D (PB), MBA, M. S., Ph. D and Post Doctoral studies.
Pharmacist in Abroad
Hospital and Clinical Pharmacist
Drug Testing Laboratory
Medical Coding & Writing
Pharmaceutical Consultancy.