MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management) in at NMIMS University, Mumbai, Course Fees, Syllabus

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MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management)
NMIMS University
NMIMS University, Mumbai
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Following are the admission and eligibilty details of MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management) from NMIMS University. Here you will also find details about this college.

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  :  Pharma Management Admission Test (PAT)

Placement  :  Yes

Average Salary  :  Rs.8 Lakh

Fees  :  Rs. 3,00,000/- p.a.
About NMIMS University

NMIMS is the first business school to be accredited and awarded a “FIVE STAR” rating by the UGC sponsored National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which is the highest rating that is awarded by the council.

NMIMS has been awarded the ISO 9001:2000 Certification by ICL in 2004.
    * The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission (UGC) has accredited NMIMS University with Grade 'A' (Score 85-90%)

SVKM's NMIMS University is conveniently located at JVPD Scheme, Mumbai at a walking distance from Vile Parle railway station. The institute has 40,000 square feet of built up area. The classrooms, the seminar and the conference halls have been fully air - conditioned for long hours of teaching and interactive participation with a spacious well - planned campus. All classrooms and seminar halls are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-video aids and catering facilities.

Comments / reviews on MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management)
Posted By : PANKAJ DEVIDAS KOTHAWADE, on 24-11-2011 13:46:26 
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Syllabus for PAT?
Posted By : Nikhil, on 26-09-2011 13:54:33 
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sir,i did engn BE and secured 56%,i want to pursue mba...i want to knw whether my graduation marks wil affect mba campusing sessions....i wish to knw abt the placements of mba....wad s their criteria during placements???...pls rply
Posted By : yogita, on 21-09-2011 09:21:50 
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i am complted my b.pharm in 2011..and i want to admission in pharma mba in i dont know about syllabus and dates of exam..sp please inform me for admission procedure as well as syllabus..thank you..
Posted By : bhavik mistry, on 01-08-2011 12:37:41 
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i have just appeared for tybsc exam in i eligible for mba in pharma management as i m a fresher?
Posted By : ketki dalvi, on 19-05-2011 20:09:39 
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right now i completd my 3 bpharm and entering in to 4 b pharm very much interstd in pharma mba..i want to know the syllabus...what kind of exam we are going to face to get seat in pharma mba......
Posted By : venky, on 12-04-2011 23:08:47 
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right now i completd my 3 bpharm and entering in to 4 b pharm very much interstd in pharma mba..i want to know the syllabus...what kind of exam we are going to face to get seat in pharma mba......
Posted By : venky, on 12-04-2011 23:08:17 
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sir,i hv got nmat score of 175 and hv appld for pharma.mgmt 4 d same,my questn is,in dis yr's eligibility criteria der is no mention 4 pharmacy graduates.i mean only life sciences course has been described.hv dey scrapped up d pharmacy graduates dis tym 4 d admissn??????kindly reply asap
Posted By : Sarthak Parikh, on 24-01-2011 04:28:25 
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