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B. Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is an undergraduate degree course in the field of Pharmacy education. The Pharmacy field offers us lots of career opportunities. B Pharm focuses on the study of biology, pharmaceutical chemistry (inorganic, physical and organic), biochemistry, medicines, physiology, pharmacology, dispensing etc. B. Pharmacy gives a broader understanding about effect on different drugs on human body.

The duration of this course is 4 years which is further divided into eight semesters for 12th pass students and six semesters (three academic years) for lateral entry students after diploma. Each semester lasting for a period of 6 months. Students who want to join the B.Pharma programme have to passed class 12th with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology with minimum of 50% marks.

The curriculum and syllabus for the program is as per the guidelines issued by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi. Medium of instruction and examination is English. Each semester shall consist of not less than 100 working days. The odd semesters shall be conducted from the month of June/July to November/December and the even semesters shall be conducted from December/January to May/June in every calendar year.

Courses are broadly classified as Theory and Practical. Theory courses consist of lecture (L) and /or tutorial (T) hours, and Practical (P) courses consist of hours spent in the laboratory. A candidate have to clear a total of 72 different subjects (47T & 25P) for completion of B. pharm. course in addition to the project work in VIII semester.

After completing the course and obtaining practice license, graduates may work as pharmacists at Government hospitals, private hospitals/clinics or private medical shops. If one has access to decent financial resources, one may also start an own medical shop. In pharmaceutical industries graduates may work in departments such as manufacturing, quality control, packing, marketing etc. State wise health boards also provides numerous job opportunities to graduates like Drug inspector.

In addition to this a wide-range of career opportunities is available to the pharmacy graduates worldwide. There is a great scope for pharmacist in well reputated companies like glaxo smith, sun pharma, abott, cipla, Ranbaxy etc. A part from this a graduate Pharmacists can also opt for higher education for better advancements in pharmacy field.


1st Semester

Impart fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the various systems of the human body

Deals with the fundamentals of analytical chemistry and principles of electrochemical analysis of drugs

Pharmacy with arts and science of preparing the different conventional dosage forms

Monographs of inorganic drugs and pharmaceuticals

Prepare the young pharmacy student to interact effectively with doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists and other health workers

Learn and understand the components of living world, structure and functional

2nd Semester

Designed to impart fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the various systems of the human body

Classification and nomenclature of simple organic compounds

Understanding of the molecular levels of the chemical process associated with living cells.

Study of causes of diseases and reactions of the body to such disease producing causes

Subject deals with the introduction Database, Database Management system,computer application in clinical studies and use of databases

Scientific study of the environmental system andthe status of its inherent or induced changes on organisms

3rd Semester

General methods of preparation and reactions of some organic compounds

Principles involved in dosage forms/formulations

Study of all categories of microorganisms especially for the production of alcohol Antibiotics, vaccines, vitamins enzymes etc.

Impart a fundamental knowledge on the art and scienceof various unit operations used in pharmaceutical industry

4th Semester

Knowledge on stereo-chemical aspects of organic compounds and organic reactions, important named reactions, chemistry of important hetero cyclic compounds

Impart fundamental knowledge on the structure, chemistry and therapeutic value of drugs.

Physical and physicochemical properties, and principals involved in dosage forms/formulations.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of drugs

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy

5th Semester

Emphasizes on structure activity relationships of drugs, importance of physicochemical properties and metabolism of drugs

Understand and appreciate the influence of pharmaceutical additives and various pharmaceutical dosage forms

Drugs acting on different systems of body

Knowledge of how thesecondary metabolites are produced in the crude drugs

Basic knowledge on important legislations related to the profession of pharmacy in India

6th Semester

Impart fundamental knowledge on the structure, chemistry and therapeutic value of drugs

Drugs acting on respiratory and gastrointestinal system, infectious diseases, immuno-pharmacology

Knowledge of basic understanding of herbal drugindustry

Impart knowledge and skills of Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics and their applications in pharmaceutical development

Scientific application of biotechnology in the field of genetic engineering, medicine and fermentation technology

Deals with the various aspects of quality control and quality assurance aspects of pharmaceutical industries

7th Semester
Application of instrumental methods in qualitative and quantitative analysis of drugs

Impart fundamental knowledge on pharmaceuticalproduct development and translation from laboratory to market

Successful practice of Hospital Pharmacy

Impart basic knowledge on the area of novel drug delivery systems.

8th Semester

Understand the applications of Biostatics in Pharmacy

Number of health issues and their challenges

Knowledge and Know-how of marketing management groom the people for taking a challenging role in Sales and Product management

Impart the fundamental knowledge on the regulatory requirements for approval of new drugs

About development of pharmacovigilance as a science and basic terminologies used in pharmacovigilance

Various methods and guidelines for evaluation and standardization of herbs and herbal drugs

Knowledge of rational drug design process and various techniques used in rational drug design process

Knowledge of cellular system and process of molecular biology system

Knowledge of cosmetoligical products relative to pharmacuetical sciences

Knowledge of different instrumental techniques used in pharmacy

Knowledge of Preclinical and clinical Pharmacology

Eligibility (Duration: 4 Years)

The Candidate should have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, English, Mathematics and/ or
Biology as optional subjects individually.
Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects
taken together.


Passed Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category), subject to vacancies in the First Year, in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.

B. Pharmacy (Lateral Entry to 2nd year)
Eligibility (Duration: 3 Years)

The candidate should have passed in D. Pharm course with minimum 45% marks from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act


Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
B. Pharmacy
80,000 10,000


  1. The Fee will have to be deposited at the time of Counselling.
  2. University Charges will be extra as per University norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. There will be an annual increase of 7% in tuition fee.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Life time Alumni Membership fee is Rs. 4,000/-.
  7. Hostel & Transport Charges will be extra.
  8. Students who wish to leave the Institute mid-stream, will have to deposit the fee for the remaining period of the course as per judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Islamic Academy of Education and others Vs State of Karnataka & PA lnamdar case.

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