The admission criteria are set by pharmacy council of Bangladesh. The students must pass HSC with a CGPA of at least 2.5, A-level or recognized equivalents with any one of the following two combinations for the subjects:
- Chemistry, Physics and biology (with Mathematics as an optional subjects)
- Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (with Biology as an optional subject)
A student must secure at least three B grades in the above mentioned subjects to qualify for admission. Admission in the department should be based on competitive written test evaluations. In addition for further sorting of the better candidates oral test may be taken.