Recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka


Recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Department Of Pharmacy Practice


To enhance patient's health-related quality of life by accomplishing a raft of pharmacists who promote rational use of medicines.


Patient Care : Being an integral member of the healthcare team responsible for the outcomes associated with the medication use process. Contributing to and accepting responsibility for optimal therapeutic outcomes including promoting wellness and fostering an environment that promotes the safe, efficacious, and cost-effective use of medications.

Education : Fostering an environment designed to advance knowledge of the rational use of medications. Educating patients, patient counselling and healthcare professionals on the safe use of medicines. Providing health education programs to the community to prevent disease and promote public health.

Research : Making sound decisions supported by evidence based medicine through research on medication use and patient safety. Developing and conducting research to improve the safety and efficiency of the medication use system. Initiating and supporting interdisciplinary collaborative research.

Core Values :

  • Excellence and Patient Centered Care

  • Honesty and Integrity in implementation of rational use of medicine.


The Pharm D ( Doctor of Pharmacy ) and Department Of Pharmacy Practice of B.V.V.Sangha’s Hanagal Shri Kumareshwar College Of Pharmacy, Bagalkot, approved by PCI New Delhi & RGUHS, Bangalore was established in 2008 and S. Nijalingappa Medical College and H.S.K Hospital and Research Centre which offers excellent clinical pharmacy services. Our department owns a separate Drug & Poison Information Centre and Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centre (AMC). Our college is one among the first colleges in India to start Pharm D Programme in 2008. We also offer Pharm D Post Baccalaureate {PB} programs. As of now, we have 8 successful pass out batches with excellent results.

A six year professional program leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. This course is unique because it combines the development & application of advanced clinical pharmacy skills with contextual research. The program emphasizes an integrated, problem based approach to disease management, which constitutes the core of study plan. Pharm D comprises of five years of classroom/ hospital based didactic study and a research project followed by one year of internship. Post-Baccalaureate (PB) is a 3 year program which includes 2 years of inquisitive study, a research project and 1 year internship, empowers practicing pharmacist to assume leadership roles that drive professional enrichment.

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Drug Safety Associate
  • Clinical Research Associate/Coordinator
  • Clinical Trial Management
  • Academics
  • Medical Coding/Writer
  • Marketing & Insurance Sector
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Pharmacology Industry
  • Drug Inspector
  • Health Care Advisor