B.Pharmacy


Duration

4 years

Commencement

September

Intake

100 Seats

Eligibility

Physics/Chemistry/Biology (or) Mathematics (or) Botany/Zoology

Overview
B. Pharmacy is one of the popular job oriented undergraduate degree Program among the science students after HSc. It is a four year program to be completed in eight semesters (each semester is of 6 months).
This program is about the manufacture, quality control, research and development of drugs. The program is highly career oriented and opens up excellent opportunities in Pharma industry.

Eligibility for Admission
All categories of candidate except SC/ST community should have minimum of 40% aggregate marks in HSc with science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, or Physics, Chemistry & Biology or Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology). Diploma in Pharmacy holders (from a PCI recognized institute) is eligible to pursue this course under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act. The curricula and syllabi for the program shall be prescribed by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi and The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.

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. Candidate is required to put in at least 80% attendance in individual courses considering theory and practical separately. The candidate shall complete the prescribed course satisfactorily to be eligible to appear for the respective examinations.

Course Outline

Semester I

Human Anatomy and Physiology I–Theory

Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory

Pharmaceutics I – Theory

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry–Theory

Communication skills – Theory *

Remedial Biology/Remedial Mathematics – Theory#

Human Anatomy and Physiology – Practical

Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical

Pharmaceutics I – Practical

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry –Practical

Communication skills – Practical*

Remedial Biology – Practical

Semester II

Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Theory

Biochemistry – Theory

Pathophysiology – Theory

Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Theory *

Environmental sciences – Theory *

Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Practical

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I– Practical

Biochemistry – Practical

Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Practical*

Semester III

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Theory

Physical Pharmaceutics I – Theory

Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Theory

Pharmaceutical Engineering – Theory

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical

Physical Pharmaceutics I – Practical

Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical

Pharmaceutical Engineering –Practical

Semester IV

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III– Theory

Medicinal Chemistry I – Theory

Physical Pharmaceutics II – Theory

Pharmacology I – Theory

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I– Theory

Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical

Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical

Pharmacology I – Practical

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I – Practical

Semester V

Medicinal Chemistry II – Theory

Industrial Pharmacy I– Theory

Pharmacology II – Theory

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II– Theory

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – Theory

Industrial Pharmacy I – Practical

Pharmacology II – Practical

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II – Practical

Semester VI

Medicinal Chemistry III – Theory

Pharmacology III – Theory

Herbal Drug Technology – Theory

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics – Theory

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Theory

Quality Assurance –Theory

Medicinal chemistry III – Practical

Pharmacology III – Practical

Herbal Drug Technology – Practical

Semester VII

Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Theory

Industrial Pharmacy II – Theory

Pharmacy Practice – Theory

Novel Drug Delivery System – Theory

Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical

Practice School*

Semester VIII

Biostatistics and Research Methodology

Social and Preventive Pharmacy

Pharma Marketing Management

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science

Pharmacovigilance

Quality Control and Standardisation of Herbals

Computer Aided Drug Design

Cell and Molecular Biology

Cosmetic Science

Experimental Pharmacology

Advanced Instrumentation Techniques

Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals

Project Work

#Applicable ONLY for the students who have studied Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry at HSC and appearing for Remedial Biology course.

* Non University Examination (NUE)

Career Prospects
  • After B.Pharm, students can pursue higher studies like M.Pharm degree for improving their skills and knowledge with monthly stipend after qualifying the GPAT examination. After Qualifying in GRE, TOEFL, IELTS entrance examinations they can pursue MS (Pharm), MBA and other pharmacy related courses in USA, UK, Canada and Australia etc.
  • B.Pharm graduate can directly join in Pharm.D Post Baccalaureate (PB) 3 years Program. B.Pharm candidate can take up the role of a medical scientific writer, Industry pharmacists, Formulation Development (F&D) Associate, Drug Inspector/Analysis, Marketing professional, whole sale and retail sale of drugs. They can also serve as lecturer in D. Pharm institution.

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