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Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

The Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is popularly known as B-Pharm. It is a four-year program with both annual and semester schemes available. To be eligible, one must pass with at least 50% marks in 10 + 2 (or an equivalent examination) with biology or biotechnology as one of the subjects. D. Pharmacy (Diploma of Pharmacy) holders are eligible for admission into B. Pharmacy second year directly via lateral entry. B. Pharmacy holders can directly join into the 4th year of Pharm. D (PB) course.

For a student to be eligible for registration as a Pharmacist/ Clinical pharmacist in India, the college from which he or she graduated must be approved by the PCI. B. Pharm is often superseded by M. Pharm, Pharm D (PB) and PhD-level courses although the minimum qualification required for registration as a pharmacist is D. Pharmacy.

Career Opportunities

Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Production
  • Quality control
  • Quality assurance
  • Research and product development
  • Purchase and inventory management
  • Pharmaceutical jurisprudence
  • Marketing management
  • Product management
  • Medical representative
  • Area manager
  • Regional manager
Drug Administration
  • Drug inspector
  • Central drug control labs
  • State drug control labs
  • A B. Pharmacy may establish his own pharmaceutical industry
  • May own a retail or whole sale medicine shop
  • Teacher in D. Pharm institutes
  • Community pharmacy
  • Hospital and clinical pharmacy division
  • Defense
  • Bank and other financial concern
  • IT & Insurance sector jobs