MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management)
NMIMS University Mumbai

Type: Masters Degree

Category: MBA, PGDM and Management

Sub Category: MBA - Pharma

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About MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management) Course

Here are the details of MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management) Course including duration, Eligibility, Admission Criteria, Fees and Syllabus.

Program Introduction

This course is a general management course concentrating on Pharmaceutical Marketing Strategy, distribution, promotion, pricing, product and promotion -mix. Courses on International Marketing, Managing Multinationals and Innovation Management are also offered. Mandarin (Chinese) or Spanish language is compulsory. All students have to do rigorous field work, analysis and reading in this course. This course is not meant for Bio-technology, clinical trials or Veternarians. This course is for Science and Pharmacy Graduates. Doctors may apply for positions in the Pharmaceutical industry. Biotechnologists, Boichemists and Veternarians may not find this course useful.
The distinct feature of the course is that the students undertake regular fieldwork and meet Doctors, Retailers, Stockist, etc. and work on special projects.

The objective of this MBA Pharmaceuticals Management course is to develop students, over a period of two years, by rigorous fieldwork and academics, for Managerial positions in the Pharmaceutical industry. Students will spend 8 weeks summer internship with Pharmaceutical companies also.

Every week, one day is devoted to fieldwork in every trimester involving visits to doctors, retailers, patients and wholesalers. Total fieldwork will exceed 50 hours and require an additional 20 hours of data analysis.

In addition, students are required to devote at least 60 hours per week for academics. Opportunity exists for immersion studies abroad during summer internship. Learning Mandarin or Spanish are essential.


  1. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biotech, Medicine (MBBS) and allied subjects with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  2. Candidates holding a Masters degree in any discipline may also apply.
  3. The Candidates having 2 years of post qualification work experience will be preferred.
  4. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree.
  5. In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/institution from where they have obtained bachelor’s degree. In case the university/institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by NMIMS by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.
  6. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. But their admission will be subject to their fulfilling the eligibility norms as mentioned above.

Special Features About MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management)

  • EntranceExam EntranceExam: Pharma Management Admission Test (PAT)
  • Placement Placement: Yes
  • Average Salary Average Salary: Rs.8 Lakh
  • Fees Fees: Rs. 3,00,000/- p.a.
  • Syllabus Syllabus:

About the College

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies is the best management institute in Mumbai and among top 10 B-schools in the country. The brightest young talents get the opportunity to enter in this institute due to its difficulty level of the exam. The institute is managed by Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal since its inception in the year 1981. As the institute is located in the heart of Mumbai, it is easily accessible from every part of the city. NMIMS is declared as deemed-to-be University. It has strength of more than 5000 students and around 200 faculty members. It has a good student teacher ratio for personal attention on each student. Once the student joins this institute he has no more worries of his future professional life because of its good placement profile.

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V. L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai - 400 056. India. Tel.: +91 - 22 - 2613 4577 / 2618 3688 Fax: +91 - 22 - 26114512


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Comments / Reviews / Queries MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management)

  • sir, i got shorlisted for nmims pharma mba... now asa part of the further admission procedure want to know about PAT ie pharmaceutical aptitude exam syllabus and presentation and group discussion areas to concentrate... please let me know as soon as possible so that i can convert my call... Posted By : HARSHINI, on 20-02-2012 17:23:27
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  • inquiry for admission in pharmaceutical management Posted By : binay ranjan, on 08-06-2011 11:13:34
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  • kindly give me details abt admission procedure Posted By : rakesh, on 19-05-2011 16:32:36
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  • respected sir, i m a medical microbiological student and i have done B.Sc. Medical microbiology from dehradun under H.N.B Garhwal university. i just want to know that can i do mba in pharmaceuticals. Posted By : ashish gupta, on 04-02-2011 06:35:22
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  • I completed my Bsc. graduation with CZS(Chemistry, Zoology & Sericulture) in mysore university. Can i apply for MBA in Pharmaceutical management. Please advice.. Posted By : Sreekantha, on 04-01-2011 11:12:19
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  • i am pharmacy graduate,n i am working with pharma company as an medical rep from last 6 yrs. sir i want to know that can i do MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management) whether it is useful for me or not? if yes, then in what aspects, but i don't wan't to leave the current job. please give me the complete details of course ,fees, exam center etc. Posted By : LOKENDRA, on 20-12-2010 08:05:17
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  • please tell me the procedure to get admission in pharma mba course. and about any entrance test if any for admission Posted By : anup mishra, on 13-12-2010 13:13:17
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  • Please give me the lowest fees , best quality pharma MBA course . Posted By : SAHADEV BARADA, on 09-12-2010 06:50:53
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  • please tell me the procedure to get admission in pharma mba course. and about any entrance test if any for admission Posted By : amandeep kaur, on 07-12-2010 06:37:45
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  • I want to know recent date of mba exam Posted By : Pravin, on 11-11-2010 04:45:44
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  • please provide information about part time mba in pharmaceutical mangement programe Posted By : pankaj dangre, on 12-09-2010 01:40:11
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