Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D)


Doctor of Pharmacy is a 5 year program, recognized by Higher Education Commission and Pharmacy council of Pakistan. Lahore Institute of Professional Studies is playing a key role in the development and enhancement of healthcare professionals by educating them with quality education without gender discrimination and providing simple opportunities to learn and explore in order to meet the challenges related to healthcare needs of nation, state and all over the world.

Pharm D program provides students with at LIPS:

  • A unique pharmacy practice experience program that gives students immediate and progressively challenging clinical experience.
  • The largest alumni network of pharmacists in the region, which can provide valuable career support to graduates entering the pharmaceutical profession.

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) program combines rigorous basic science education with extensive and varied clinical experiences so that graduates will be prepared to contribute to revolutionizing the future of health care through new discoveries and innovations to improve patient lives.


The objective is to train pharmacy practitioners to possess leadership qualities, advanced expertise and clinical experiences that enable them to be at the forefront of the pharmacy profession and health care in a variety of settings, Institutional, Community practice, Government, Academia, Industry and Drug development.

Pharm D Program Learning Objectives are:
  • Provide patient care.
  • Apply medical and therapeutic knowledge to pharmacy practice.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive approach to practice and care.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior.
  • Manage and Use the Resources of the Health-Care System.
  • Engage in Personal and Professional Development.
Career Prospects:

Career in pharmacy unfolds a vista full of opportunities leading to a golden future for a young career aspirant. The job opportunities, working conditions, job satisfaction and monetary benefits are excellent.Following are some of the numerous and diverse career options available to Pharm-D graduates:

  • Research and development
  • Health department, Government of the Punjab as Drug inspector, Deputy drug controller, drug controller, Hospital pharmacist, Clinical pharmacist, Drug analyst
  • Analysis and testing
  • Marketing, sales, drug regulatory affairs.
  • Academics
  • Drug Regulatory affairs
  • Consultancy are the highest awarding industries
  • Forensic science agencies
  • Pharmaceutical industries , Production and development
Entry Requirements:
  • 60% or above marks in (Pre-Medical) or Equivalent.
  • The aspiring candidate must hold Domicile of Punjab
  • The maximum age limit is 22 years on the closing date of applications.

Become a health professional.


Students will have the opportunity to participate in collaborative research projects, benefit from one-on-one academic tutoring and engage with classmates coming from different backgrounds.