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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.

Duration

4 years

Commencement

September

Intake

100 Seats

Eligibility

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

B. Pharmacy

Eligibilty 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.

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.

Course Outline

Course of study for semester I

Course of study for semester II

Human Anatomy and Physiology I–Theory

Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory

Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Theory

Pharmaceutics I – Theory

Biochemistry – Theory

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry–Theory

Pathophysiology – Theory

Communication skills – Theory *

Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Theory *

Remedial Biology/Remedial Mathematics – Theory#

Environmental sciences – Theory *

Human Anatomy and Physiology – Practical

Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Practical

Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I– Practical

Pharmaceutics I – Practical

Biochemistry – Practical

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry –Practical

Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Practical*

Communication skills – Practical*

 

Remedial Biology – Practical

 

Course of study for semester III

Course of study for semester IV

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Theory

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III– Theory

Physical Pharmaceutics I – Theory

Medicinal Chemistry I – Theory

Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Theory

Physical Pharmaceutics II – Theory

Pharmaceutical Engineering – Theory

Pharmacology I – Theory

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I– Theory

Physical Pharmaceutics I – Practical

Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical

Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical

Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical

Pharmaceutical Engineering –Practical

Pharmacology I – Practical

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I – Practical

Course of study for semester V

Course of study for semester VI

Medicinal Chemistry II – Theory

Medicinal Chemistry III – Theory

Industrial Pharmacy I– Theory

Pharmacology III – Theory

Pharmacology II – Theory

Herbal Drug Technology – Theory

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II– Theory

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics – Theory

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – Theory

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Theory

Industrial Pharmacy I – Practical

Quality Assurance –Theory

Pharmacology II – Practical

Medicinal chemistry III – Practical

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II – Practical

Pharmacology III – Practical

 

Herbal Drug Technology – Practical

Course of study for semester VII

Course of study for semester VIII

Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Theory

Biostatistics and Research Methodology

Industrial Pharmacy II – Theory

Social and Preventive Pharmacy

Pharmacy Practice – Theory

Pharma Marketing Management

Novel Drug Delivery System – Theory

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science

Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical

Pharmacovigilance

Practice School*

Quality Control and Standardization 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)

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