Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
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B.Pharm, is a four-year (eight semester) undergraduate programme and one of the most popular pharmacy degree that provides students with essential knowledge of medicine manufacturing and prescription of drugs. B.Pharm students are well-versed with drug development,
B.Pharm students can work as pharmacists in government and private hospitals, clinics and health departments. Additionally, they can also be a drug inspector, chemist or druggist, and a quality control and manufacturing chemist. The program provides the opportunity to open an own manufacturing unit as well.
Program Design and Delivery Method
Bachelor of Pharmacy is a four years program that prepares students for career in pharmaceutical industry and research. The candidates having Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.) qualification may join in the second year of B. Pharm. as a lateral entry. The students are exposed and trained in synthetic and natural chemistry and drugs formulation development, quality control of drugs and formulations, screening of substances for pharmacological activities, and to a little extent in the pharmaceutical care process. The students also undergo focused training in the ‘Practice School’ being held at the college and ‘Industrial Training’ at an identified pharmaceutical industry for a specified period of time.
Extra-Curricular / Co-Curricular Activities
In Pharmacy, various Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular activities are regularly conducted along with academic activities and students are continuously inspired and motivated to participate in these various activities to ensure the overall development of the students.
Curricular or academic activities encompass the prescribed courses of study. The curricular activities at our College include Workshops, Seminars, Webinars, Guest Lectures and Industrial Trips for the students, by the students, for the faculty, by the faculty.
B.Pharm program is a four-year program which includes academic study and clinical training. The academic study includes subjects like human anatomy physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy etc. The clinical training includes internships in various hospitals and community pharmacies. After successful completion of the program, B.Pharm graduates are eligible for registration in state Pharmacy council and Tracking system. We at Faculty of Pharmaceutical sciences conduct B.Pharm program based on industry driven approach to prepare our students for a great career in pharmacy.
Industry/ Corporate Connect
The Pharmacy profession is growing day by day and the demand of registered pharmacist’s also increased. Pharmacy profession is having a remarkable position in corporate world. Therefore, it is need of an hour to educate pharmacy students with noble techniques and to develop skill during their courses. The syllabus of B.Pharm is designed in such a way that students should be aware about the latest techniques and methodology. Hence, focus on practical training along with theory is incorporated
The final year students are exposed to practical training and involving them in either industrial project or consultancy. Special training also being provided to final year students based on their area of interest.
Placement Opportunities & Career Assistance
Students have the option of working in a pharmaceutical company or working as a pharmacist. Students have access to a wide range of options in both the public and private sectors. They can also work for the government.
They can work in government hospitals, private medical shops, and private hospitals/clinics after earning a bachelor’s degree. They can even open their own medical practice and store.
Students have the option of working in a pharmaceutical company or practicing as a pharmacist. They can work in departments such as quality control, manufacturing, packing, and marketing at a pharmaceutical company.
Specializations / Domains
Specializations are as follows: Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance, Clinical Pharmacy.
The four main subjects included in B. Pharm are pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacognosy, which are known as pillars of pharmacy.