Go to high school or junior college and take Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
STEP 2: Graduate Degree
You have to appear for exams like Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT). Once you qualify for the CPMT test, you can start a Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharma) course, which is a three-year program, along with practical training.
Alternatively, you can take up a Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharma) which is a two-year course. After completing this, you can join as an intern with any hospital, to get trained under a doctor.
STEP 3: Internship
You can join a pharmacy, hospital, clinic while you are studying as an intern to gain practical knowledge.
STEP 4: Land a Job
On completing your education, you can join a hospital. You can even open your own chemist shop after getting a drug license. In India, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization and State Drugs Standard Control Organization control the drug licences.
Congratulations, you are now officially a Pharmacist!
STEP 5: Postgraduate Degree
You can pursue a three-year Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharma) degree. You can also opt for a Ph.D. in Pharmacy. This could help you get a higher paying job at a senior position in a pharma company.