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Bachelor of Pharmacy

Overview

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.

Course Curriculum

Bachelor of Pharmacy, course curriculum are given as under:


Year-I

Pharmaceutical Analysis-I
Remedial Mathematical Biology
Pharmacognosy-I
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I (Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Basic Electronics & Computer Applications
Pharmaceutics -I (Physical Pharmacy)
Advanced Mathematics
Pharmaceutical Chemistry -II (Physical Chemistry)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-III (Organic Chemistry-I)
Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education

Year-II

Pharmaceutics -II
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IV (Organic Chemistry - II)
Pharmacognosy -II
Pharmaceutical Analysis – II
Pharmaceutics – III
Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Pharmacognosy - III
Pathophysiology of Common Diseases
Pharmaceutics -N (Dispensing & Community Pharmacy)


Year-III

Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Pharmaceutics (Pharmaceutical Technology I)  
Pharmacology
Pharmacognosy
Pharmaceutics (Hospital Pharmacy)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence & Ethics
Pharmaceutics (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics)
Pharmacology
Pharmacognosy - V (Chemistry of Natural Products)


Year-IV

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Pharmaceutics (Pharmaceutical Technology - II)
Pharmaceutical Industrial Management
Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Chemistry(Medicinal Chemistry - II)
Elective (Theory)
Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Medicinal Chemistry - III)
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology (Clinical Pharmacy & Drug Interactions)
Project related to Elective


Career Prospect

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:

Chemical/Drug Technician
Bio-Technology Industries
Drug Inspector
Drug Therapist
Hospital Drug Coordinator
Health Inspector
Pharmacist
Pathological Lab
Research & Development
Making Prescription to Patients
Scientist
Research Officer

There are different practice environments in this field. Some of them are:

Hospital Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy
Technical Pharmacy
Research Agencies
Medical Dispensing Store
Food and Drug Administration
Sales and Marketing Department
Educational Institutes
Health Centres



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.

Famous Personalities

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


Other Details

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

More Information

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.

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