Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) – Pokhara University

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Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is a four year, 8 semesters program of Pokhara University. There are 4 colleges affiliated to Pokhara University which offers Bachelor of Pharmacy.

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. The Pharmacy industry offers not just developing drugs but also, testing for quality check, regulating labs as per the standards.

The B. Pharm. Program is committed to endeavor for quality in pharmaceutical education. It is escalating up the horizon and setting a new trend with respect to the education system and career opportunities. Health care has perceived rapid development in recent year. The pharmacist acts is an important bridge between doctors and patients for providing medicines and information for better health care.

 

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Objectives

The course of B. Pharm. are designed to achieve the following targeted objective:

  • To provide adequate educational facilities to students for career in pharmacy profession.
  • Study and strengthen the existing pharmacy practices in the public and private sector organizations through continuous education and training.
  • To provide adequate knowledge and practical skill for rewarding career in natural medicine research and pharmaceutical care practice in different settings.
  • To assist pharmaceutical and related organizations in solving their problems by providing consultancy services.
  • To contribute to the scientific community through research and publications.

Eligibility

To be eligible for applying to the program, one must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have passed 12 years (10+2) of formal education.
  • Must have passed Higher Secondary Level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) OR Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with an average grade of 50%.
  • Must appear in the entrance examination.

The entrance examination is highly competitive and only the successful candidates are eligible to get admission.

Course Structure

Semester I
Total Credits : 19
  • Pharmaceutics I (Fundamentals of Pharmacy) 3 hrs
  • Anatomy and Physiology I 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry I (General Chemistry 2 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry II (Stereochemistry and Reaction Mechanism) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacognosy I (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants) 2 hrs
  • Mathematics 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 1 (Fundamentals of Pharmacy) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 2 (General Chemistry) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 3 (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants) 1 hr
Total Credits : 21
  • Pharmaceutics II (Physical Pharmacy) 3 hrs
  • Biochemistry 3 hrs
  • Anatomy and Physiology II 3 hrs
  • Molecular Cell Biology (Genetic Engineering) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry III (Physical Chemistry) 2 hrs
  • Biostatistics and Computer Application 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 4 (Physical Pharmacy) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 5 (Physiology and Biochemistry) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 6 (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Seminar 1 1 hr
Total Credits : 21
  • Pharmaceutics III (Dosage Forms and Formulations A) 3 hrs
  • Anatomy and Physiology III (Pathophysiology) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology 3 hrs
  • Immunology (Fundamentals of Immunology) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry IV (General Chemical Reaction) 2 hrs
  • Pharmacognosy II (Natural Products Chemistry I) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 7 (Dosage Forms and Formulations A) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 8 (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 9 (Natural Product Chemistry) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Seminar 2 1 hr
Total Credits : 22
  • Pharmaceutics IV (Dosage Forms and Formulations B) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutics V (Biopharmaceutics A) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacology I 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry V (Analytical Chemistry) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacognosy III (Natural Products Chemistry II) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacognosy IV (Spectroscopy) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 10 (Dosage Forms and Formulations B) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 11 (Analytical Chemistry) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 12 (Spectral Analysis) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Seminar 3 1 hr
Total Credits : 21
  • Pharmaceutics VII (Pharmaceutical Engineering and Drawing) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutics VI (Biopharmaceutics B) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacology II 3 hrs
  • Medicinal Chemistry I (Natural Drugs) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry VI (Name Reaction) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacognosy V (Himalayan Crude Drugs) 2 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 13 (Pharmaceutical Engineering and Drawing) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 14 (Biopharmaceutics) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 15 (Pharmacology) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Seminar 4 1 hr
Total Credits : 22
  • Pharmaceutics VIII (Industrial Pharmacy) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutics IX (Hospital and Community Pharmacy) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutics X (Quality Assurance) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacology III (Toxicology) 3 hrs
  • Medicinal Chemistry II (Synthetic Drugs) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Management and Entrepreneurship 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 16 (Industrial Pharmacy) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 17 (Quality Assurance) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 18 (Medicinal Chemistry) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Seminar 5 1 hr
Total Credits : 21
  • Pharmaceutics XI (Cosmetology) 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutics XII (Clinical Pharmacy) 3 hrs
  • Social and Public Health Pharmacy 3 hrs
  • Pharmacology IV (Pharmacotherapeutics) 3 hrs
  • Pharmacognosy VI (Traditional Systems of Medicine) 2 hrs
  • Research Methodology 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 19 (Cosmetology) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 20 (Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory 21 (Traditional Systems of Medicine) 1 hr
  • Pharmaceutical Seminar 6 1 hr
Total Credits : 12
  • Pharmacy Practice 3 hrs
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 3 hrs
  • Research Project Work 6 hrs

Career Opportunity

After obtaining the B.Pharm, the pharmacy graduates will be eligible for rewarding employment in the following situations:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Hospitals
  • Drug dispensing establishment
  • Governmental drug administrations
  • Academia
  • Drug research laboratory
  • Health research institutes
  • Natural Medicine Research Institutes
  • NGOs/INGOs

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