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Query: I am a veterinarian by profession. Have been going through your website from past 1 year and have planned now to give a start to my own pharma company. Please let me know what will be the first step I need to take.  Answer: First Step you need to prepare yourself for Pharmaceutical Company:  Preparation means Choose marketing type, Choose molecules want to launch, Location where you want to launch product, Choose Company, Products Name, Budget available...  Choose marketing type: As number of marketing and selling types present in pharmaceutical market. i.e. Branded Marketing , Generic Marketing , OTC Marketing, Franchise Marketing etc. You need to select any one from above.  Choose Molecule: Once you have selected which marketing type is best suitable for you then you need to select at which segment and molecules you want to work. Check out: How to choose products/service for business? Location: You can't launch your pharmaceutical company all over India or at broad area.

How to register as a Pharmacist in India?

Pharmacist:

Pharmacist is a person having educational qualification in pharmacy profession i.e. Diploma in Pharmacy or Bachelor in pharmacy or Pharma D etc.

Registered Pharmacist:

Registered Pharmacist is a person having educational qualification in pharmacy and his/her name is registered under state pharmacy council of state in which person want to conduct his/her profession or business.

How to register as a Pharmacist?

For becoming pharmacist in India, a person has to fulfill criteria as per Pharmacy Act. A person want to register himself/herself as a pharmacist should have at least minimum of Diploma in Pharmacy or Bachelor in Pharmacy or Pharma D. After completing above mentioned qualifications, you become eligible for registering as a pharmacist. If you have only Diploma in pharmacy, then 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months is also required to become eligible.

Entry Qualification for Pharmacy Courses:

For Diploma in Pharmacy (2 Year Course):

  • A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics:
  • Intermediate examination in Science;
  • The first year of the three year degree course in Science,
  • 10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science;
  • Pre degree examination;
  • Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examination

For Bachelor in Pharmacy (4 Year Course):

A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics:
  • Intermediate examination in Science;
  • The first year of the three year degree course in Science,
  • 10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science;
  • Pre degree examination;
  • Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examination
  • Diploma in Pharmacy from PCI approved institution (D. Pharma get admission in 2nd academic year of B. Pharmacy)

For Pharma D (6 Year Course):

A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics:
  • Intermediate examination in Science;
  • The first year of the three year degree course in Science,
  • 10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science;
  • Pre degree examination;
  • Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examination
  • Diploma in Pharmacy from PCI approved institution
  • B.Pharm from PCI approved institution (B.Pharm holder gets direct admission in 4th year Pharm.D)

Documents required for pharmacist registration:

  • Educational Qualification certificates (12th, all years mark sheet of D. Pharma, B. Pharma or Pharma D)
  • Proof of Identification and Proof of residence in state applying for registration
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Practical training certificate (For D. Pharmacy students only)
  • Prescribed fee
  • Photographs
  • Affidavit if required
  • Original character certificate / College Leaving Certificate/Migration /transfer certificate
  • Letter from pharmacy institution/college showing its approval from PCI for the year in which candidate qualifies for its diploma/degree
  • Diploma Degree certificate
  • Any other document asked by state pharmacy council

Registration Procedure for Pharmacist:

Registration process varies state to state. Some states have online registration process and some has offline registration process. First you need to confirm at your state pharmacy council for complete process for registering as a pharmacist.

For offline registration process, candidate has to submit his/her certificate personally or through post for applying for pharmacist registration.

For online registration process, candidate has to visit website of concern state pharmacy council and follow the instructions as given at website and fill all information’s and upload documents.

Comments

  1. Respected Sir/Madam

    I Dr. Amit R Karnani read your blog over How to get yourself registered at Pharmacist in India.

    My question and Query Over how a Foreigner ( My Wife Completed B Pharma Graduated from Kazakhstan) wants to get herself Resgister in Pharma council of India also Wants to work as B Pharmacist in India.

    Plz need your advice on how should we proceed further on this matter.

    Thanking you.

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