Bachelor of Pharmacy covers all the facets of healthcare such as bio-chemical areas that concern the practice of medicines and implementing those for the right diagnose. Prevailing modernization within the field of Pharmacy has globally increased its fees. Bachelor of Pharmacy engages in studies of all those subjects that therapeutically help people provided from their medicines.
B. Pharmacy is all about maintaining a standardized quality of people’s fitness and living. As a scholar of B. Pharmacy, you learn about the medicines and their impact on the human body, with information about the chemical and organic properties of all the elements used. the program teaches students how to become attentive specialists in order to make a sure selection of a right drug for proper treatment for which all topics of pharmacology, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, kinetics, pharmacy management and compounding medications are included.
Courses & Eligibility
When applying for Bachelor of Pharmacy, a candidate must be from Maths or Science Stream & must have the following eligibility:
- 50% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
- Applicant having a degree in Pharmacy can also choose this course.
Bachelor of Pharmacy, course curriculum are given as under:
Remedial Mathematical Biology
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I (Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Basic Electronics & Computer Applications
Pharmaceutics -I (Physical Pharmacy)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry -II (Physical Chemistry)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-III (Organic Chemistry-I)
Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IV (Organic Chemistry - II)
Pharmaceutical Analysis – II
Pharmaceutics – III
Pharmacognosy - III
Pathophysiology of Common Diseases
Pharmaceutics -N (Dispensing & Community Pharmacy)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Pharmaceutics (Pharmaceutical Technology I)
Pharmaceutics (Hospital Pharmacy)
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence & Ethics
Pharmaceutics (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics)
Pharmacognosy - V (Chemistry of Natural Products)
Pharmaceutics (Pharmaceutical Technology - II)
Pharmaceutical Industrial Management
Pharmaceutical Chemistry(Medicinal Chemistry - II)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Medicinal Chemistry - III)
Pharmacology (Clinical Pharmacy & Drug Interactions)
Project related to Elective
With a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree, a student can register with the State Pharmacy Council and open their personal Chemist shop to stock and sell medicines.
The course offers job opportunities in both public as well as non-public sectors that permits students to make a valuable career in this field. Students may even choose a teaching job in this field if they are willing to become a lecturer.
|After the completion of Pharmacy course the students can work as a:|
Hospital Drug Coordinator
Research & Development
Making Prescription to Patients
|There are different practice environments in this field. Some of them are:|
Medical Dispensing Store
Food and Drug Administration
Sales and Marketing Department
Pay & Remuneration
Salary will be different according to the type of job, the postion of the job and company in which a person is working. The initial earnings of a Bachelor of Pharmacy graduate can be the Rs. 15,000 - 20,000 per month.
Earning rises with time but depending upon work performance of the employee.
Some of the famous personalities in the field of Pharmacy are as follows:
- Caleb Davis Bradham (22 January 1865 - 10 March 1942)
- Caleb Davis Bradham (27 May 1867 - 19 February 1934)
- Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (854 AD - 15 October 925 AD)
- Alexander Flemming (6 August 1881 - 11 March 1955)
- Friedrich Serturner (19 June 1783 - 20 February 1841)
- Jesse Boot (2 June 1850 - 13 June 1931)
- John Pemberton (8 July 1831 - 16 August 1888)
Top Colleges in India
There are various Government as well as Private colleges available for the course of Pharmacy across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows:
|Top Colleges for Pharmacy|
|National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali ||Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal |
|Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi ||JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty|
|University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh||Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai|
|Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur||Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune |
|Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai ||Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai|
|Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT BHU, Varanasi||Nirma University, Ahmedabad|
|Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara||Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra|
|National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad||PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore|
|Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi||RC Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shirpur|
|Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam||SRM University, Chennai|
Some of the Entrance Test for Pharmacy:
- GPAT - Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test
- GCET - Goa Common Entrance Test
- MHT-CET - Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
- GUJCET - Gujarat Common Entrance Test
Benefits of Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree:
- After doing B.Pharm one can become a medical representative.
- One can also work in big companies like Himalaya, Ranbaxy, Biocon etc.
- One can also become a wholesale distributor.
- After B.Pharm a person can also apply for government jobs.
- There is also a scope of studying abroad and getting into international expansion.