MD Pharmacology






    3 Years

MBBS college in mangalore


Pass in MBBS from a recognized medical college with permanent registration of any State Medical Council. Candidate should be NEET-PG qualified.

Admission to both General and NRI category seats in MD/MS is based on inter-se merit in NEET-PG.

Admission Procedure

In addition to the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, students seeking admission to MD/MS program will be required to qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET-PG which will be conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) generally in January each year. The responsibility of NBE is limited to the conduct of NEET-PG, declaration of the result and providing the result to MCC, DGHS, MoHFW for onward transmission to State Counselling Authorities. NBE has no role in counselling and allotment of seats.

Application form for NEET-PG can be submitted online through the website on notification. Students are advised to carefully read the Information Bulletin and keep the correct details ready, before submission of the form. Kindly visit after announcement of the NEET-PG results to know the procedure of counselling in Deemed/Central Universities.

The fee structure of MD/MS is made available on our website

Documents required for admission to MD/MS (Original + 3 attested copies)

  • Admit card issued by NBE
  • Result/rank letter issued by NBE
  • NEET-PG allotment letter & score card
  • SSLC or equivalent marks card or birth certificate
  • MBBS degree marks cards of all years
  • Internship completion certificate
  • Provisional/MBBS degree certificate
  • Medical Council Registration certificate
  • Karnataka Medical Council Registration certificate (compulsory for all students)
  • MCI recognition of MBBS degree
  • Transfer certificate
  • Conduct certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Physically handicapped certificate issued by the authorized medical boards (if applicable)
  • Physical fitness & blood group certificate
  • PAN card copy of the parent and student
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • For NRI category admission: NRI status proof (Passport copy, employment certificate, Residence proof, Income tax documents, Sponsorship letter of parent/sponsor)
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

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Program Structure

Paper I Basic General Pharmacology, Clinical pharmacology, Biostatistics and Screening methods.
Paper II Autonomic nervous system, Cardiovascular system, Diuretics, Respiratory system and their recent advances.
Paper III Central nerouvs system, Gastrointestinal system, Blood, Autacoids and their recent advances.
Paper IV Chemotherapy, Endocrine system, Immunomodulators and heir recent advances.

Other requirements: Dissertation

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Apply the pharmacological principles to explain the mechanism of action of drugs used in therapeutics
  • PO2: Integrate the basic knowledge of pharmacology in dealing with patient care, design and operationalize the concept of essential medicine in various levels of the health care system
  • PO3: Apply the basic principles of pharmacology in dealing with special patient populations like paediatric, geriatric, pregnancy,  lactation,  poisoning, patients with specific organ dysfunction and prescribe appropriate drug dosage and formulation in these circumstances
  • PO4: Apply principles of good clinical practice and good laboratory practice guidelines in clinical and basic research and effectively lead a team of experts in conducting clinical & basic research
  • PO5: Apply the principles of basic research methodology in designing research protocols, the conduct of research appropriately and in ethically acceptable manner, evaluate, analyse and monitor preclinical and clinical data in drug discovery and development.
  • PO6: Practice the principles of teaching-learning technology in the interactive classroom and small group teaching effectively.
  • PO7: Effectively communicate with the patients about the  safe and effective use of drugs with emphasis on patient education on adherence to medication.
  • PO8: Demonstrate skills for self-directed lifelong learning in teaching, research and patient care by keeping abreast with the recent advances in the respective fields.
  • PO9: Recognize the adverse effect seen during routine clinical care, document the same in appropriate manner as per the guidelines, assess the causal  relationship with the drug responsible for  and report to the  concerned authority and communicate the information with the stakeholders
  • PO10: Apply the principles of pharmacoeconomics in clinical research and patient care and operationalize with the stakeholders.
  • PO11: Apply the principles of pharmacogenetics, pharmacoepidemiology, chronopharmacology, ethnopharmacology, ecopharmacology, toxicology in teaching and research