Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)

What is Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)?

Full form of B.Pharma is Bachelor of Pharmacy. Whenever a cure for a disease is found, Pharmacy has a really big role in researching and testing it before it is available for treatment. The medicine which includes diagnosing the cause of disease and then, treatment to eradicate the disease or to prevent it from growing in the environment; Pharmacists are becoming an integral part of the healthcare industry for this and making the sector a success. It is a major segment of healthcare Industry contributing with research in medicinal drugs as well as developing, manufacturing and supply of medications in Market.
As a Pharmacy practitioner who understands medicines majorly work in research and development of pain drugs, work on medical complications by altering the drugs. Also, to quality check and control as per the regulations of Pharmacy Council. The Pharmacy sector is divided into different segments including hospital/clinical pharmacy, industrial pharmacy and Pharmacy Regulators etc.
A Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is the gateway for entering Pharmacy sector in Medical and Health Care Industry. One who pursues this degree studies core subjects including Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy.

Bachelor of Pharmacy colleges by popular locations:

  • B pharma colleges in Delhi
  • B pharma colleges in UP
  • B pharma colleges in Lucknow

Required Skillset for B. Pharma

Communication skills and Interpersonal skills

Medicinal and scientific research skills

Curiosity and Persuasive skills

Business skills like marketing, organizing

Science wizard and technical skills

Sharp memory and wicked knowledge

Therapeutic and counselling skills 

Medical writing and ethics

Determinant and consistency skills

Adaptation ability to dynamic situations

B. Pharma: Eligibility Criteria

The Bachelor of Pharmacy course is for candidates who have completed their higher secondary education i.e. 10+2 with subject combination of either Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. There could be minimum marks criteria mentioned by the Institute/University offering the course.

Course Curriculum for B. Pharma



B. Pharm

  • 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 II – Theory
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Theory
  • Biochemistry – Theory
  • Pathophysiology – Theory
  • Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Theory
  • Environmental sciences – Theory
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Physical Pharmaceutics I
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III
  • Medicinal Chemistry I
  • Physical Pharmaceutics II
  • Pharmacology I
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I
  • Medicinal Chemistry II
  • Industrial Pharmacy I
  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Medicinal Chemistry III
  • Pharmacology III
  • Herbal Drug Technology
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Quality Assurance
  • Herbal Drug Technology
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Industrial Pharmacy II
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Novel Drug Delivery System
  • Biostatistics and Research Methodology
  • Social and Preventive Pharmacy
  • Pharma Marketing Management
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • 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

B.Pharm: Top Job Profiles and Top Recruiters

Pharmaceutical Scientist: Design new drug therapies using natural or synthetic (man-made) ingredients. Uncover new ways to use existing drugs to treat different types of disease. Study how disease affects the body and what causes some people to develop certain types of disease. Study how the human body responds to medications, so scientists can develop better, safer drugs Test drugs on animals and humans to ensure safety and efficacy. Determine the most effective formulation and dosage for a specific drug. Work on improving the drug manufacturing process. Ensure the consistent quality of prescription based medications. Advice corporations or government agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, on issues related to pharmaceutical development. Quality Control Associate: As a quality controller, you need to quality check all medicinal drugs in-process or post-processing, basically before the drugs are dispersed in the market. The Quality Control Associate in Pharmacy ensures that all medicinal drugs are produced as per the standards of Pharmacy Association.

Indian Recruiter

International Recruiter

  • Lupin
  • Cipla
  • Piramal
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • Dr, Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Pfizer
  • AbbVie
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Amgen
  • Merck

Frequently Asked Questions

No, NEET is a requisite entrance exam for medical and dental courses in India. For B.Pharm, separate institutes conduct entrance exams. 

 Pharm.D degree is better than a B. Pharm degree. Pharm.D stands for doctor of pharmacy and it is a 6-year academic program. It comprises more of clinical aspects of pharmacy than B.Pharm.

The minimum age limit for B.Pharma course is 19 years and the maximum age limit is 23 years on or before 31st December of the year of application. It requires a pass in plus two as well with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Biotechnology, Computer Science or Maths).

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