About;Eligibility;Criteria;Admission Process;Sylabus;Career;Top Entrances;Faqs

This course involves an integrated study of health and chemical sciences and management & marketing strategies. It academically explores areas of research, analysis, sales, innovation, consultation, distribution and administration in the sector of Pharmaceuticals with the application of various managerial and research skills and business strategies. The major components of study within the course include management, research, communication, pharmaceutical science, accounting, human resource management, aspects of Pharmaceutical business etc.


CoursePost Graduate
Duration 2 years
Exam TypeSemester

Graduation from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates)

Admission Process
Course fee20,000 to 2 lakhs

Courses and Eligibility:

MBA2 years

1- Graduation in any stream from a recognised university.

2- A minimum aggregate score of 50% at the level of graduation (45% for SC/ST candidates)

3- Qualification of a relevant national-level entrance examination.





Top Recruiters:

1- Dabur India Ltd.

2- Ranbaxy Laboratories

3- Central Ware Housing Corp

4- Cipla

5- Infosys

6- Abbott India

7- Dr. Reddy’s lab

8- Lupin

9- Sun Pharma

10- Piramal

Admission Process:

Admission to the course in India is made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in a relevant State, national, or institute-level written test and/or subsequent rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview and/or performance in a relevant qualifying examination.

Through such stages, candidates’ general aptitude for the course is examined and a merit list is announced based upon it. Students still in the final year of graduation are eligible to appear for the entrance exam, but admission to such candidates is made on provisional basis, and is confirmed only once the graduation results are out.

Candidates are shortlisted based on both academic record and performance in a relevant nation-wide screening test


Semester 1

Quantitative techniques in Management

Managerial Economics

Managerial accounting

Managerial Communication

Organizational Behavior

Principles of management

Computer application in Management

Communicative English: Laboratory 1

Semester 2
Business Environment
Cost and Management accounting
Marketing Management
Financial Management
Production and operations management
Human resource management
Business research methodology
Communicative English: Laboratory 2
Semester 3
Strategic management
Pharmaceutical management information system
Anatomy, physiology and Pharmacology
Legal aspects of Pharmaceutical business
Pharmaceutical multinational management
Personality growth Lab 1
Semester 4
Entrepreneurship and management of innovations
Management control system
Corporate governance and business ethics
Pharmaceutical advance human resource management
Pharmaceutical management research project
Practical Work: Personality growth Lab 2

Skills Required:

1- Collaborative Team Work

2- Individualized Self-Discipline

3- Interaction with People

4- Crisis Handling

5- Business acumen

6- Good communication skills
7- Problem-solving Skills
8- Management skills
9- Strong mathematical skills
10- Research oriented
11- Analytical thinking
12- Leadership qualities
13- Eye for detail

Top Entrances:

1- CAT

2- XAT


4- MAT


6- NMAT 

Career and Job prospect:

Job profileJob description annual salary
Business Development ManagementTo develop business opportunities, negotiate sales initiatives, and raise funds for projects
3.6 lakhs
Market Researcher and Drug Developer
To gather and analyze information from market and developing drugs based on such results
4.5 Lakhs
Sales ManagerAchieving growth and hitting sales targets by successfully managing the sales team.Designing and implementing a strategic sales plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure it’s strong presence
4 lakhs
Drug Distribution ManagerTo manage storage and distribution of drug and liaise with manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, etc
4.5 lakhs   
Pharmaceutical Purchase Manager
Developing, leading and executing purchasing strategies.Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.Crafting negotiation strategies and closing deals with optimal terms
3.5 lakhs


Q: What is the curriculum for MBA in Pharmaceutical Management?

A: MBA in Pharmaceutical Management is an integrated program of Pharmaceutical science and technology with various business strategies and regulatory issues pertaining to pharma industries. As a pharmaceutical management aspirant, you will study a blend of course curriculum of business management topics and pharmaceutical technology issues specific to the pharmaceutical industry. The learning pedagogy is designed to stimulate the young brain through advanced classroom lectures, group work, management games, extensive field visits and case studies which prepare students to become competent pharmaceutical managers.

The course curriculum on business topics includes core management subjects, besides pharmaco-economics, strategic management, data management and analysis.

Q: Are there any Eligibility to get into this course?

A: You will need to obtain a bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 year’s duration with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) from a recognized university in Pharmacy, Medicine (MBBS), BDS, Biotechnology, BAMS, BHMS, Science and Management with a valid score of entrance exams like MAT/CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT/IIHMR -U MAT. Working professionals with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Q: What is the admission process in pharmaceutical management program?

A: The eligible candidates will be invited for a group discussion followed by a personal interview. The final selection of the candidate is based on his/her performance in the qualifying examination with a proportional score in MAT/GPAT/CMAT/CAT/GMAT/XAT the group discussion, and the interview.

Q: When does the academic session begins?

A: The academic session begins in July or as may be notified.

Q: What all documents would be required for applying online?

A: Please make sure you have the scanned copies of the following documents before filling up the online form: passport sized photo, class X certificate, 10+2 certificate showing the subjects passed, final mark sheet/degree of the candidates who have passed the qualifying degree or mark sheet of the pre-final year for those who have appeared in the final year exam for the qualifying degree, scanned copy of signature,certificate(s) of work experience(If you have)

Q: How will my application be evaluated?

A: The application will be evaluated based on your academic qualifications and management entrance exam score. Short-listed candidates will be called to attend the group discussion & interview which would be intimated through post/courier and through e-mail.

Q: what are the top recruiting companies?

A; As it is belong to a marketing MBA the demand for this course would be high every time and companies would love to take recruit you especially in pharma sector. Companies like Infosys, Sun Pharma, Piramal, Ranbaxy, HCL, Dabur India Ltd are the top recruiters.

Q: What are the skills required to study this Course?

A: In this cut throat world u need to be competitive,well known apart from this  there are several skill u need to be successfully complete this course given below:

1- Business acumen

2- Good communication skills
3- Problem-solving Skills
4- Management skills
5- Strong mathematical skills
6- Research oriented
7- Analytical thinking
8- Leadership qualities
9- Eye for detail

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