To become a successful pharmacist, one must have an admiration for science particularly Biology and chemistry. An ability to keep patience, a sense of responsibility, strong logical mind, patient counseling skills are among the qualities required for pharmacist. To be a successful medical representative, one needs to have good communication skills and an urge for convincing people, Retail pharmacy shopkeepers and business skills with good product knowledge.


If you wish to make your future in the pharmacy sector than you can choose one of the several courses which contains:

  1. Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)
  2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
  3. Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)
  4. Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm.D)

The students should have score minimum 50% marks in their higher secondary examinations or 10 + 2 examinations with Mathematics, Biology as one of the subjects. A number of states make compulsory for the students to appear for an extra Pharmacy entrance exam so that they can qualify for the B-Pharm program.


The pharmacy sector offers lots of opportunities to the students after the completion of the course. The students can work in a Pharmaceutical company or can practice as a Pharmacist. You can also make your career in Pharmaceutical Management & marketing field as a Production Manager, Medical Representative, Area Manager, etc. There is huge number of opportunities available for the students in both public and the private sector as well as government sector. Beside this, you can also work in a foreign Company. You can also start your own consultancies & medical shop.

Various career options after completing pharmacy courses successfully are—

  1. Pharmacist
  2. Chemical/Drug Technician
  3. Health Inspector
  4. Bio-Technology Industries
  5. Drug Therapist
  6. Drug Inspector
  7. Hospital Drug Coordinator
  8. Scientist
  9. Research Officer
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