Career Opportunities at Shivalik College of Pharmacy





There are no vacancies currently. The college advertises its vacancies from time to time in leading local, regional and national newspapers. The college endeavours to provide such information on its website also.

You may also send your Curriculum Vitae along with other details at In case there is a vacancy and your profile suits the requirements as per the norms, you may apply as per the procedure of application.


Career Options in Pharmacy

Pharmacists are responsible for the preparation, dispensing and appropriate use of medication and which provides services to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes. A Pharmacists job is to prepare, mix, compound or dispense drugs and medicines, ointments, powder, pills, tablets and injections on the prescription of a medical practitioner, dentist or veterinarian. Those in research concern themselves with synthesis of new drugs, clinical testing of the effects of such drugs on animals and humans, and obtaining the required License from the drug control authorities.

Shivalik College of Pharmacy, currently offers two courses, one at the undergraduate level and the other one at post graduation level.


Career Prospects

The job avenues for a pharmacist are open in public and private sector. They are mostly absorbed in by government hospitals and health care departments. Besides they have also ample avenues in private hospitals, clinics and nursing homes. They can also work in pharmaceutical industries. Various government departments like Railways and Defense also recruit pharmacists in their departmental hospitals. Appointments are also available in sale promotion work as medical representatives. M.pharm or Ph.D holders are normally absorbed in research work, to develop new useful drugs, in laboratories and in production work in pharmaceutical industry and analyzing them for purity and strength. Pharmacist may also take up teaching as a profession as lectures in pharmacy colleges and universities.


Pharmacists get reasonable salary in government and private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic laboratories etc. The average starting salary of a pharmacists ranges between Rs.6000 - 10000 per month in hospitals and in clinics. Those working in private hospitals and clinics have more income than those of government employees. Those who are doing private practice are earning handsome returns depending upon their skill and popularity. Those working in private sector pharmaceutical companies have basic pay of Rs 12000 to Rs 20000 depending upon qualification and experiences. Medical Representatives are earning on an average Rs 10000 to Rs 15000 per months.

Discalimer : The above information except what relates to Shivalik College of Pharmacy, Nangal is only for general information collected from various sources and in no manner confirmative. Your reliance on the information is solely your responsibility and Shivalik College of Pharmacy disclaims itself for confirming the validity of information.