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Best PharmD fellowship in India

Best Fellowships for Pharm.D (Doctor of Pharmacy) in India.

PharmD Fellowship or Residency are one of the golden opportunities for the Indian Pharm.D graduates to specialize themselves and gain a thorough knowledge of specialized departments. PharmD fellowships are super speciality programs for Pharm.D graduates.

The Residency/Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacy is a structured, directed, salaried postgraduate training program that typically lasts one or two years. This program focuses mainly on the development of competency skills and the application of drug therapy knowledge in providing a broad scope of pharmaceutical services to patients. The program expertise the Pharm D graduates in specialized areas like Oncology, Nephrology, Critical Care Pharmacy, etc.,

In India, Pharm.D graduates have the option to pursue residency programs to gain specialized clinical training and experience in different pharmacy practice areas. These residency programs are typically offered by hospitals, healthcare institutions, and academic institutions. Here are some examples of residency opportunities available in India after completing Pharm.D:

  1. Pharmacy Practice Residency: Pharmacy practice residencies focus on providing comprehensive training in various aspects of clinical pharmacy practice. These programs aim to develop advanced skills in medication therapy management, patient counseling, drug information, medication safety, and interdisciplinary collaboration. They often involve rotations in different clinical specialties, including internal medicine, critical care, infectious diseases, pediatrics, and ambulatory care.

  2. Clinical Pharmacology Residency: Clinical pharmacology residencies emphasize the principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. These programs provide training in drug development, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, and personalized medicine. Clinical pharmacology residents often participate in clinical trials, pharmacovigilance activities, and collaborate with healthcare professionals to optimize drug therapy.

  3. Drug Information Residency: Drug information residencies focus on developing expertise in the retrieval, evaluation, and dissemination of drug information to support evidence-based clinical decision-making. Residents gain skills in literature evaluation, pharmacovigilance, formulary management, medication safety, and answering drug-related queries from healthcare professionals.

  4. Infectious Diseases Residency: Infectious diseases residencies provide specialized training in managing infectious diseases and optimizing antimicrobial therapy. Residents work closely with infectious diseases specialists, participate in infectious diseases consultations, and gain expertise in antimicrobial stewardship, infection control, and infectious diseases research.

  5. Clinical Research Residency: Clinical research residencies focus on developing skills in conducting clinical trials, research methodology, data analysis, and research ethics. Residents gain hands-on experience in study design, data collection, statistical analysis, and manuscript preparation. These programs prepare residents for careers in clinical research, academia, or pharmaceutical industry research.

  6. Oncology Pharmacy Residency: Oncology pharmacy residencies provide specialized training in managing cancer patients’ medication therapy. Residents work in oncology departments and gain experience in chemotherapy preparation, supportive care management, oncology clinical services, and research in oncology pharmacy practice.

It’s important to note that the availability of residency programs, specific requirements, and application processes may vary across institutions and regions in India. It is advisable to research and reach out to individual hospitals, healthcare institutions, and academic institutions that offer residency programs in your area of interest.

Kindly view the official websites of the hospital for more related and updated details related to the PharmD fellowships program in various specialities.

The briefs of the fellowships and offering institutions are given below.

  1. Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Navi Mumbai
  2. JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru
  3. Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru
  4. HCG Cancer Hospital, Bangalore
  5. Bhagwan Mahaveer Medica Hospital, Ranchi
  6. Parul University, Vadodara

1. Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Navi Mumbai

Advanced Centre for Treatment Research & Education in Cancer

It is one of the premier institutes in the country that offers the PharmD fellowship program in oncotherapeutics with one year’s duration, and there is only one seat available in the institute where the eligibility is Pharm.D or MD in Pharmacology. PharmD graduates will be paid 53,000 per month, and MD Pharmacology graduates will be provided with a 65,000 per month stipend during the study.

Offered Residency/Fellowship:

  • Fellowship in Oncotherapeutics.

Click here to visit Tata memorial Cancer Hospital’s official website for updated fellowship vacancies and details.

However, the oncotherapeutics fellowship program is offered every alternate year.

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A stipend of 53,000 per month is paid to Pharm.D graduates.

Number of seats (Oncotherapeutics): 01

 2. JSS Academy Of Higher Education and Research 

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research

JSS Provides a two-year Residency program after Pharm D in Clinical Pharmacy Oncology and Clinical Pharmacy Nephrology.

 The main aim of this Residency program is:

  1. To advance knowledge and develop skills and competencies to practice efficiently after pharmacy graduation
  2. To provide training to Pharmacy graduates on speciality pharmacy practice
  3. To be competent in managing daily clinical pharmacy services in an oncology care setting.
Offered Residency/Fellowship:
  • Residency in Clinical Pharmacy (Oncology)
  • Residency in Clinical Pharmacy (Nephrology)

 The duration of the course is 2 years which is divided into :

1. First-year: training and exposure in clinical pharmacy practice in the diverse patient population 

2. Second-year: speciality training and exposure in clinical pharmacy practice in oncology

Link for Regulations and Syllabus for the Residency program at JSS University, Mysore


  1. Pharm D degree with a minimum aggregate of 60 percent is eligible for the residency program
  2. The applicant should be a registered pharmacist

Click here to visit the official website of JSSAHER for more updates related to the Residency program.

A stipend of 15,000 per month is provided for the resident for 2 years.


Number of seats (Oncology residency ): 40

Number of seats (Nephrology residency ): 40


 3. Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Center

Best Cancer Hospital in Bangalore | Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital & Research CentreSri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Center offer a fellowship in Onco Pharmacy for Pharm D graduates, which is of 18 months duration affiliated with RGUHS.

Offered Residency/Fellowship:
  • Fellowship in Onco Pharmacy

Number of Seats (Onco Pharmacy): 02

Stipend: Will be shared after Selection according to the authority.

Click here to visit official website of Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Center to know more about PharmD fellowship.


4. HCG Cancer Hospital.

HCG Academics

Eligibility for the Program: A candidate who has completed a Pharm.D degree with minimum aggregate marks of 60% (aggregate of 5 years) from any Pharmacy College Approved by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi, and affiliated to a recognized university.

Offered Residency/Fellowship:
  • Fellowship in Oncology Pharmacy

HCG offers a 2 year fellowship program in oncotherapy where the first year includes a classroom study along with the hospital visits. In contrast, a second year is entirely dedicated to hospital work or internship, where the student will put forward his gained knowledge into practical aspects.

Fellowship: Affiliated to RGUHS, Bangalore

Number of Seats (Oncology Pharmacy): 04

Click here to visit official website.


5. Bhagwan Mahavir Medica SuperSpeciality Hospital

Medica Ranchi

Bhagwan Mahavir Medica Superspecialty Hospital is a 300-bed multispecialty hospital managed by Medica Hospitals Pvt Ltd. The purpose of the FCCP program is to equip the critical care pharmacotherapy specialist with advanced knowledge and experience to optimize patient outcomes by Rapidly assessing clinical data and delivering direct patient care to the critically ill and injured patients who may require specialized pharmacologic or technological interventions to maintain blood pressure, respiration, nutrition, and other homeostatic functions, in addition to helping to manage the patient’s primary condition.

Offered Residency/Fellowship:
  • Fellowship in Critical Care Pharmacotherapy (FCCP)

Number of Seats (Critical Care Pharmacotherapy ): 02

Eligibility: PharmD

Click here to visit the official site of Bhagwan Mahavir Medica Superspeciality Hospital for more details and updates regarding the fellowship program.

 6. Parul University 

Parul University ranked 23rd for outcome-based education | Vadodara News - Times of India

PharmD Residency Program in Critical Care Pharmacotherapy is proposed by Faculty of Pharmacy, Parul University and is commencing from 2022-23 academic year.

Course Duration: 2 Years

Offered Residency/Fellowship:
  • Residency in Critical Care Pharmacotherapy 

Number of Seats (Critical Care Pharmacotherapy ): 03
Eligiblity: PharmD Graduates with Good Research Background

Stipend: First Year – 10000 Rs / Month From Second Year – 15,000 Rupees/Month

Fees: 3 Lakh Per Year

Interested candidates can send your resume to

Click here to visit official website of Parul University.


Dr. Priyanshi R. Shah
Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Parul Sevashram Hospital,
Faculty of Pharmacy, Parul University.
Vadodara, Gujarat- 391760
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Contact Number: +91 9328319196

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