The KMCH College of Pharmacy running under the Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust, Coimbatore is a Pharmacy college offering various UG, PG, Doctoral, and Diploma courses in the same stream. The college provides undergraduate level and postgraduate level courses such as B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D, Ph.D. in pharmacy and Diploma in Pharmacy. Admissions at the college are based on merits obtained by the student in the previous qualifying exam. The application process to apply for the admission is offline, the applicants are required to visit the campus in person to fill the application form and complete all the required formalities.

KMCHs College of Pharmacy Highlights

Established | Type 1995 | Private
Recognized by PCI and AICTE
Affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai (MGR Medical University)
Courses Offered D.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D & Ph.D
Admission Criteria Merit
Application Mode Offline 
Address KMCH College of Pharmacy,
Kovai Estate, Kalapatti Road,
Coimbatore - 641048.
Ph. +91 422 2369301,302
Facilities Available Library, computing facility, sports, laboratory, animal house, etc.
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KMCH College of Pharmacy Courses

Course Details
B.Pharm Regular mode
Duration: 4 years
Intake: 60
Eligibility: 10+2
Admission criteria: Merit-based Lateral entry
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: D.Pharm
Admission criteria: Merit-based
M.Pharm Duration: 2 years
Intake: 15
Eligibility: Candidates should have passed B.Pharmacy Degree
Admission criteria: Merit based
Specializations: Pharmacy practise, Pharmaceutical Analysis,Pharmaceutics, and Pharmacology
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Pharm.D Duration: 6 years
Intake: 30
Eligibility: Candidates should have passed HSC
Specialization: Pharmacy Admission criteria: Merit-based
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Pharm.D (PB) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Candidates should have passed B.Pharmacy
Specialization: Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate)
Intake: 10
Admission criteria: Merit-based
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Ph.D Specialization: Pharmacy
Eligibility: M.Pharm Degree course from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India
Admission criteria: Merit-based
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KMCH College of Pharmacy Admission

  • An application form is available at the college website or office
  • The duly filled application form along with the registration fee specified in the notified date on the college notice board.
  • The selected candidates will be called for an interview.

The following certificates/ items have to be submitted during the admission process.

  •  Transfer Certificate from the latter institution studied.
  • HSC/Pre-Degree/ AISSCE/ ISCE/ mark statement.
  • PCI Registration Certificate
  • Migration Certificate for the students who have passed other than HSC Examination of Tamil Nadu.
  • Community Certificate (except OC candidates)
  •  Eligibility Certificate obtained from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai for students who have passed their qualification exams in addition to HSC Examination, Tamil Nadu.
  • Passport Size Photographs (5 Nos.)
  • Aadhaar Copy

KMCH College of Pharmacy Placements

College placement cell KMCH Pharmaceuticals is in collaboration with some of the pharmaceutical industry and hospitals to provide the opportunity for pharmacy students to work in the same industry. About 88% of students got placed in the leading pharmaceutical industry, hospitals and academia across the country opted for production, research and development, pharmacovigilance, marketing of pharmaceutical, clinical pharmacy, community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, and teaching. About 12% of students have opted for higher studies in the past year. The top recruiters are Visionary RCM, Abbott, troika, Apollo pharmacy, Alembic, KMCH, BD, Akumentis, Zydus, Amrita hospital, indigene, Mylan, Novo Nordisk, Glenmark & Zinnia.

KMCH College of Pharmacy Faculty

The college faculty as part of the ongoing pursuit of a higher level of performance and quality improvement of student services. The college has 10 Ph.D. from 33 faculties with the head of the department, associate professor, and assistant professor. The strength of the KMCH College of Pharmacy faculty in terms of position is as follows:

  • Professor: 7
  • Associate Professor: 10
  • Assistant Professor: 26

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KMCH College of Pharmacy FAQs

Ques. What are the Eligibility criteria for admission into KMCH College?

Ans. The eligibility criteria at KMCH College of Pharmacy is as follows:
  • Male and Female candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Candidate must have passed HSC or equivalent examination with an aggregate of 40% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics (For candidates for SC / ST is not less than 35% of the aggregate is very important)
  • Vocational school certificates / National Open School are not eligible to enter.

Ques. How is Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate)?

Ans. Pharm.D (PB) program is a doctoral program Professional Pharmacy. B. Pharm graduates will be accepted as a candidate for lateral entry into the 4th year Pharm.D program and the duration of the course is three academic years (2 yrs of study and 1 year internship or residency).

Ques. What is the intake capacity for the Pharm.D and Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate)?

Ans. Total revenue for the Pharm.D program shall be as determined by the Pharmacy Council of India from time to time and when it is restricted to the intake of 30 students to 10 students for the Pharm.D & Pharm D (PB) per academic year.

Ques. In what way Pharm.D differ from regular B.Pharm?

Ans. Both B.Pharm and Pharm D are qualified to run the pharmacy profession under the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law. B. Pharm is a course 4 yrs and 6 yrs Pharm D is of course included one year of clinical internship. components of pharmacy practice in all areas of pharmacy professional services such as Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, clinical research, regulatory, formulation development, quality control are emphasized in the Pharm D program, and after Pharm D professional qualification are qualified to do a Ph.D. program.

Ques. What are the traits of a successful pharmacist?

Ans. They must have high ethical standards, to communicate well with patients and other health care providers, maintain reliable records, and knowledge of existing and new drugs on the market to make sure each patient has optimal drug therapy outcomes.