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Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy (SOP)

  • Programme Code

    SOP0101

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    4 Years

About the Programme

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is a four-year undergraduate programme designed to introduce students with the properties and impacts of pharmaceutical drugs. The programme helps students in developing the skills essential to counsel patients about medication and use of drugs. The curriculum and syllabi for the course are as per Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) the statutory body governing pharmacy profession in India. The core pharmacy subjects include Pharmaceutics Pharmaceutical Chemistry Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology.
Under this programme the emphasis is laid on human anatomy drug dosage drug action and reaction active ingredients used in the formulation of the drugs and how to maintain their quality in the storage.
In addition the programme also concentrates on preparing the students and training them for industry-ready holistic pharmaceutical care in the practice setting. The industrial visits and equally important practical sessions ensure students receive a perfect exposure to the real-world situations while learning.

Programme Educational Objectives(PEO)

  • PEO1 :  To produce pharmacy graduates with strong fundamental concepts and high technical competence in pharmaceutical sciences and technology, who shall be able to use these tools in the pharmaceutical industry and/or institutes where ever necessary for success.
  • PEO2: To provide students with a strong and well defined concepts in the various fields of Pharmaceutical sciences viz., pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry,pharmacology and pharmacognosy according to the requirement of pharmaceutical industries, Community and Hospital Pharmacy and also to develop a sense of teamwork and awareness amongst students towards the importance of interdisciplinary approach for developing competence in solving complex problems in the area of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • PEO3: To promote the development of trained human resource in Pharmaceutical Sciences for dissemination of quality education with highly professional and ethical attitude, strong communication skills, effective skills to work in a team with a multidisciplinary approach.
  • PEO4:To generate potential knowledge pools with interpersonal and collaborative skills to identify, assess and formulate problems and execute the solution in closely related pharmaceutical industries.
  • PEO5:To train and encourage the students to participate in life-long learning process for a highly productive career, contribute towards health care system and to relate the concepts of Pharmaceutical Sciences towards serving the cause of the society.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1: Pharmacy Knowledge: Graduates will possess knowledge and comprehension of sciences pharmaceutical sciences behavioural, social, and administrative pharmacy sciences and manufacturing practices. Graduates will have hands on training of practical aspects of Synthesis of APIs and its intermediates along with Formulation and Development, Analysis and Quality assurance of various pharmaceutical dosage forms including those of herbal origin as per standards of official books, WHO, and other regulatoryagencies.
  • PO2: Graduates will demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, working independently, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skils. They would be able to develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.
  • PO3: Thinking Ability & Problem analysis :Graduates would be able to utilize theprinciples of scientific inquiry, thinking analytically, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. They would be able to find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions. Graduates will develop an ability to conduct, analyze and interpret data of pharmaceutical experiments in various departments (Eg: Drug discovery, Formulation & Development, Production, Quality control & Quality assurance etc) as per the needs of pharmaceutical industries.
  • PO4: Modern tool usage: Graduates will be equipped to handle current instruments, technologies and use knowledge of mathematics and computers for drug analysis and research. They would be able to select and apply appropriate methods, procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO5: Leadership skills: Graduates would be able to understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfillment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. They would exhibit good managerial and entrepreneurship abilities They shall assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles when appropriate to facilitate improvement in health and well-being.
  • PO6: Professional Identity: Graduates will demonstrate the ability to understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, suppliers of pharmaceuticals, promoters of health, educators, business managers, employers, employees) through consideration of historical, social, economic and political issues. Graduates will retrieve, evaluate, and apply current drug information in the delivery of pharmaceutical care and assure safe and accurate preparation, dispensing and use of medications.
  • PO7: Ethics: Graduates will swear by a code of ethics of Pharmacy Council of India in relation to community and shall act as integral part of a health care system. They will demonstrate honesty, integrity, ethical understanding, and respect for others and will carry out their professional responsibilities by adhering to high ethical standards.Honor personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts.
  • PO8: Communication: Graduates would communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions. . They will be able to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency with current audio-visual presentation technologies and develop an ability to communicate scientific knowledge in non-expert/lay term by adopting various modes of scientific communications (e.g., abstract, manuscripts, project reports, oral and poster presentations etc).
  • PO9: The Pharmacist and society: Graduates will apply reasoning informed by thecontextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional pharmacy practice. They will create awareness of healthcare issues through interactions with others and will gain a sense of self-respect towards community and citizenship.
  • PO10: Environment and sustainability: Graduates will be able to demonstrate a high- level of understanding of the key stages in drug discovery, development, and commercialization. Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO11: Life-long learning: Graduates would be able to recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis. Graduates will apply theoretical and practical skills developed through classroom, laboratories and team project experiences and thus will develop confidence and will be able to i) do specialized research in the core and applied areas of pharmaceutical sciences. ii) manufacture, analyze and assure the drug based formulations. iii) promote and market the pharmaceuticals and iv) train the budding pharmacist to become self-reliant pharmacist and a health care professional.

This course is for individuals who...

Are resilient able to do multiple tasks and possess the skills to communicate easily with doctors patients and other health professionals.

Students who are looking for...

A fulfilling career by attaining solid circumspection skills to help in developing drugs and medications for the benefit of the society. This programme is for students who are determined and envision making a difference in the healthcare industry.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 184597 2nd Year 190134 3rd Year 195839 4th Year 201714
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1850 3600
Programme Structure

Sr. No

Course Code

Course Name

Category

L

T

P

Credits

Semester I

 

 

1

BP101T

Human Anatomy and Physiology I–

Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

2

BP102T

Pharmaceutical Analysis I–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

3

BP103T

Pharmaceutics I–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

4

BP104T

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry–

Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

5

BP105T

Communication skills– Theory*

Core

2

-

-

2

6

BP106RBT

BP106RMT

Remedial Biology/

Remedial Mathematics–Theory*

Core

2

-

-

2

7

BP107P

Human Anatomy and Physiology–

Practical

Practical

-

-

4

2

8

BP108P

Pharmaceutical Analysis I–Practical

Practical

-

-

4

2

9

BP109P

Pharmaceutics I–Practical

Practical

-

-

4

2

10

BP110P

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry–

Practical

Practical

-

-

4

2

11

BP111P

Communication skills–Practical*

Practical

-

-

2

1

12

BP112RBP

Remedial Biology–Practical*

Practical

-

-

2

1

 

Semester I  Credits:          Min : 27      Max:    30     

 

 

Semester II

 

1

BP201T

Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

2

BP202T

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I –Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

3

BP203T

Biochemistry–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

4

BP204T

Pathophysiology– Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

5

BP205T

Computer Applications in Pharmacy–Theory*

Core

3

-

-

3

6

BP206T

Environmental sciences –Theory*

Core

3

-

-

 

3

7

BP207P

Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

8

BP208P

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

9

BP209P

Biochemistry– Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

10

BP210P

Computer Applications in Pharmacy–Practical*

Core

-

-

2

1

 

Semester II  Credits:          Min : 29    Max:    29         

 

Semester-III

 

1

BP301T

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II –Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

2

BP302T

Physical Pharmaceutics I– Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

3

BP303T

Pharmaceutical Microbiology–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

4

BP304T

Pharmaceutical Engineering–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

5.

KV301

Universal Human value & Professional Ethics

Core

3

0

0

3

5

BP305P

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II–

Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

6

BP306P

Physical Pharmaceutics I–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

7

BP307P

Pharmaceutical Microbiology– Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

8

BP308P

Pharmaceutical Engineering–Practical

Core

-

 

4

2

 

Semester III Credits:          Min : 27    Max:            27 

 

Semester IV

 

1

BP401T

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

2

BP402T

Medicinal Chemistry I–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

3

BP403T

Physical Pharmaceutics II–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

4

BP404T

Pharmacology I–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

5

BP405T

Pharmacognosy and PhytochemistryI–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

6

BP406P

Medicinal Chemistry I– Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

7

BP407P

Physical Pharmaceutics II–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

8

BP408P

Pharmacology I– Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

9

BP409P

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I –Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

 

Semester IV Credits:          Min : 28  Max:            28 

 

Semester-V

 

1

BP501T

Medicinal Chemistry II–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

2

BP502T

Industrial Pharmacy I–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

3

BP503T

Pharmacology II–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

4

BP504T

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

5

BP505T

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence– Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

6

BP506P

Industrial Pharmacy I– Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

7

BP507P

Pharmacology II–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

8

BP508P

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry  II–

Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

9

PCC301

Community connect

Core

-

-

4

2

 

Semester V Credits:          Min :28        Max:    28         

 

Semester-VI

 

BP601T

Medicinal Chemistry III–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP602T

Pharmacology III–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP603T

Herbal Drug Technology–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP604T

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics–

Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP605T

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology– Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP606T

Quality Assurance–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP607P

Medicinal chemistry III–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

 

BP608P

Pharmacology III–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

 

BP609P

Herbal Drug Technology– Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

 

Semester VI Credits:          Min :30        Max:    30         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester-VII

 

BP701T

Instrumental Methods of Analysis–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP702T

Industrial Pharmacy II–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP703T

Pharmacy Practice–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP704T

Novel Drug Delivery System–Theory

Core

3

1

-

4

 

BP705P

Instrumental Methods of Analysis–Practical

Core

-

-

4

2

 

BP706PS

Practice School*

Core

-

-

    12

6

 

Semester VII Credits:          Min : 24      Max:    24         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester-VIII

 

1

BP801T

Biostatistics and Research Methodology

Core

3

1

--

4

2

BP802T

Social and Preventive Pharmacy

Core

3

1

-

4

3

BP803ET

Pharma Marketing Management

Elective

3+3=6

1+1=2

 

4+4=8

4

BP804ET

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science

Elective

5

BP805ET

Pharmacovigilance

Elective

6

BP806ET

Quality Control and Standardization

Of Herbals

Elective

7

BP807ET

Computer Aided Drug Design

Elective

 

 

 

8

BP808ET

Cell and Molecular Biology

Elective

9

BP809ET

Cosmetic Science

Elective

10

BP810ET

Experimental Pharmacology

Elective

11

BP811ET

Advanced Instrumentation Techniques

Elective

12

BP812ET

Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals

Elective

13

BP813PW

Project Work

Core

-

-

-

12

6

 

Semester VIII Credits:  Min : 22    Max:  22           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Programme Credits :            Min : 215      Max:        217     

 

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) in PCM/PCB with minimum 50% marks
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Drug Inspector
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Hospital Drug Coordinator
  • Drug Therapist
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Executive
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Quality Assurance Executive
  • Pharmacologist
  • Product/Process Development Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Technical Writer
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Ranbaxy
  • Pfizer
  • Cipla
  • Cadila
  • Mankind
  • Sun Pharma
  • Intas
  • Modi Mundi Pharma
  • Albert David
  • GSK
  • Panacea
  • Glenmark
  • Aimil Pharmaceuticals
  • Sanofi
  • Jublient

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