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Call for Application for Admission in Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

isms | 21 July, 2017 10:22

Kathmandu University

School of Science

Department of Pharmacy 


Call for Application for Admission in Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)


Entry Requirement

Candidates with BPharm or equivalent degree with minimum CGPA of 2.0 can apply.


Specialization Areas

We offer MPharm in two specializations.

1.       Industrial Pharmacy

2.       Pharmaceutical Care 

Course Duration

Regular MPharm program is of 2 years.



We take 14 students in each specialization areas. In each area 10 students will be selected on merit basis and 4 from the corporate seat applications.

In case corporate seat admission is less than allocated, remaining seats will be filled from the merit list.


Application Form Collection & Submission

Application Forms can be collected from Department of Pharmacy, Block no. 12, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel from July 27, 2017 onward in between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm during working days. 

Last date for form submission is August 25, 2017

Application processing fee of NRs 1500/- should be deposited in one of the following bank accounts

Account Name: Kathmandu University
Bank Account and Account Number
Nepal Investment Bank: 00501030250009
Machhapuchchhre Bank: 2022524044147028
Nabil Bank: 0110010955102


Entrance Exam and Interview

Entrance Exam will be held as per following schedule: 

Date   : August 28, 2017

Time   : 10:00 am 

Venue: Department of Pharmacy, Block no. 12, Kathmandu University

Result will be published in KU home page on August 29, 2017


Date for the interview: August 31, 2017


Multiple Choice Questions from following courses will be included in the entrance exam: 

I.           MPharm (Industrial Pharmacy)

·           Industrial Pharmacy

·           Physical Pharmacy

·          Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

·           Instrumental Analysis

·           Quality Assurance

·           Pharmacology and toxicology

·           Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence


II.            MPharm (Pharmaceutical Care)

·            Pharmacotherapeutics

·            Clinical Pharmacy

·            Hospital Pharmacy

·            Pharmacy Practice

·            Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

·            Pharmacology and toxicology

·            Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence


Documents to be submitted COMPULSORILY with application form

·         Photocopies of academic and character certificates from SLC onward

·         Photocopy of citizenship or passport

·         Two recommendations (preferably one from the academic supervisor and another from the present employer and in case of unemployed candidate, both can be from academic supervisors of institution of recent graduation)

·         Work experience letter (if applicable)

·         Three recent passport size photographs

·         Photocopy of migration certificate (submission of original is required at the time of admission)

·         Sponsorship letter (if applying for corporate seat)

·         Bank voucher of application processing fee payment


NOTE: Any document, including sponsorship letter, submitted after the deadline given for application form submission, i.e. August 25, 2017, will not be accepted.


For Further Details

Department of Pharmacy, Block no. 12

Kathmandu University

Phone: (011) 661399 Ext.: 1205, 1204

Email: pharmacy@ku.edu.np


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