Bachelor of Pharmacy

About The Program

Bachelors of Pharmacy is a Four- Year Undergraduate Course. The Course curriculum combines Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy where Students can learn the various methods of Drugs Formulations, Drug analysis, Natural and synthetic sources of Drug extraction methods and Mechanism of Actions of Drugs. The Course enables candidates to practice the profession of a pharmacist after the completion of the Degree.

The Regulatory Body for the Program is the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), responsible for laying down all norms and regulations for the B. Pharmacy Course.

    • B.Pharmacy : An Applicant should have passed the 10+2 examination with an aggregate of 50% and above marks conducted by the respective State/ Central Government Authorities with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) or Biology (PCB / PCMB) as optional subjects.
      Any student possessing any other qualification as approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above Examinations shall also be considered for admission to the B. Pharmacy Program.
    • B.Pharmacy (LE) : The Candidates should have a Diploma in the Pharmacy Course from any Institution as approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.
    • 4 years (8 Semesters); 3 years (Six Semesters) for the lateral entry Students.
  • Program Structure
    First Year Semester-I Semester-II
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I– Theory
    • Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory
    • Pharmaceutics I – Theory
    • Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Theory
    • Communication skills – Theory
    • Remedial Biology
    • Remedial Mathematics – Theory
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology – Practical
    • Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical
    • Pharmaceutics I – Practical
    • Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Practical
    • Communication skills – Practical
    • Remedial Biology – Practical
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory
    • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Theory
    • Biochemistry – Theory
    • Pathophysiology – Theory
    • Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Theory
    • Environmental sciences – Theory
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Practical
    • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I– Practical
    • Biochemistry – Practical
    • Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Practical


    Module I*: 1. Conference (Desirable) 2. Industrial Training (Desirable)


    Semester-III Semester-IV

    Second Year

    • Pharmaceutical Organic   Chemistry   II   –


    • Physical Pharmaceutics I – Theory
    • Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Theory
    • Pharmaceutical Engineering – Theory
    • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical
    • Physical Pharmaceutics I – Practical
    • Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical
    • Pharmaceutical Engineering –Practical
    • Pharmaceutical   Organic    Chemistry    III–


    • Medicinal Chemistry I – Theory
    • Physical Pharmaceutics II – Theory
    • Pharmacology I – Theory
    • Pharmacognosy and   Phytochemistry   I–


    • Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical
    • Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical
    • Pharmacology I – Practical
    • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I – Practical


    Module II*: 1. Conference (Desirable) 2. Industrial Training (Desirable)


    Semester-V Semester-VI
    Third Year
    • Medicinal Chemistry II – Theory
    • Industrial Pharmacy I– Theory
    • Pharmacology II – Theory
    • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II–


    • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – Theory
    • Industrial Pharmacy I – Practical
    • Pharmacology II – Practical
    • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II – Practical
    • Medicinal Chemistry III – Theory
    • Pharmacology III – Theory
    • Herbal Drug Technology – Theory
    • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics –


    • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Theory
    • Quality Assurance –Theory
    • Medicinal chemistry III – Practical
    • Pharmacology III – Practical
    • Herbal Drug Technology – Practical
    Module III*: 1. Conference (Compulsory) 2. Industrial Training (Compulsory)
    Semester-VII Semester-VIII
    • Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Theory
    • Industrial Pharmacy II – Theory
    • Pharmacy Practice – Theory
    • Novel Drug Delivery System – Theory
    • Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical
    • Practice School
    • Biostatistics and Research Methodology
    • Social and Preventive Pharmacy
    • Pharma Marketing Management
    • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science
    • Pharmacovigilance
    • Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals
    • Computer Aided Drug Design
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
    • Cosmetic Science
    • Experimental Pharmacology
    • Advanced Instrumentation Techniques
    • Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals
    • Project Work
    • * Module I, II, III & IV will be Evaluated in VIIth Semester under Practice School (BP706PS). Each Module has two components 1. Conference/Seminar & 2. Industrial training. Students have to submit a report for each module in the format provided by the University, and a copy of the certificate (for the participation & completion of Conference/Industrial Training) enclosed within the Report.
    • # Course code from BP803ET to BP812ET are Elective Subjects, Students have to select only 2 out of these subjects.
    • A career in the Pharmaceutical Sciences / Pharmacy is full of opportunities. A Pharmacy professional can venture into:

    • Research & Development:

      Pharmacy industry is one such industry that thrives on research and development. Highly skilled pharmacy professionals are required for research of new drugs, process development, formulation development, toxicological Studies and clinical trials.

    • Academics:

      Pharmacy graduates can also opt for Teaching Profession and can spread the light of Knowledge.

    • Hospital Pharmacist:

      Although it might be a trend of the US or Canada, but it is one that seems to be set in India as well. The pharmacists in the hospitals are the bestinformed individuals for prescribing a drug. Mostly in western countries, the diagnosis is made by the Doctors but the pharmacists decide the medicines and their dosage. Therefore, Pharmacy graduates have an important role and can earn attractive remuneration and can occupy strategic positions both in government and private hospitals.

    • Analysis & Testing:

      Analysis and testing go hand in hand with this industry specially in order to maintain proper Quality control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA). Highly skilled pharmacy professionals are required by Pharmaceutical industries to deal with sensitive analytical techniques and sophisticated instrument.

    • Production & Manufacturing:

      Highly skilled Pharmacy professionals are required for production and manufacturing of Biologics, Parenteral, Pharma, Cosmetics, API, Hormones and Food Industries etc.

    • Regulatory Bodies

      There are bodies that control and regulate medicines. FDA is the regulatory body that deals with governing and implementing the rules and regulations for the Drug and Pharmaceutical industry. The opportunities as Drug Inspector (DI), Assistant Drug Controller, Deputy Drug Controller, Drug Controller of State and Drug Controller of India DCI) is an option one can aspire for.

    • Marketing Professionals:

      The Pharmaceuticals sales and marketing is considered to be a highly technical arena and hence one of the best when it comes to perks.