PhD Pharmacology (After MS/MPhil)


Objective is to prepare graduated to execute original high level research in drug delivery and targeting, pharmaceutics and, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and cell biology. Graduates might be employed at leading research universities and industries government or any other centric arena.

Role and Scope

The doctor of Philosophy (3-8yrs) is a research based program specially designed to serve the needs of industry, academia, pharmaceutical organizations and primary and secondary health care department.

  • Duration

    6 Semesters (3 years)

  • Eligibility

    18 of Education, MS/M Phil or Equivalent degree from HEC recognized university with minimum 3.00/4.00 CGPA in semester system or 60% marks in Annual system. All the applicants having MS/MPhil or Equivalent degree (18 Years Education) may be given waiver in coursework as per HEC policy. A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test administered by the Education testing Service, or a graduate admission test administered by the Education Testing Council, or an equivalent TUF test developed by TUF is mandatory to pass. For the interview, the applicant shall also be required to submit a ‘Statement of Purpose’

  • credit hours


  • Fee Rs


semesters and courses


Semester I

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDPH- 901 Endocrine Pharmacology 3(2-1)
CVPH-902 Cardiovascular Pharmacology 3(2-1)
STAT-903 Design and Analysis of Experiments for Researchers 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 09

Semester II

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSPT-911 Cellular Signaling Pathways 3(3-0)
ADPT-912 Advanced Pharmacological Techniques 1(0-1)
PHSE-913 Seminar -1 1(1-0)
BCH-722 Advanced Medical Biochemistry 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 08

Semester III

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHSE-920 Seminar -2 1(1-0)
  Comprehensive examination -
  Credit Hours 01

Semester IV, V & VI

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PCT-921 Research and Thesis 12 (0-12)
  Thesis Defense -
  Credit Hours 12
  Total Credit Hours 30