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Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • 4 Years
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • 10+2

About B.Pharm

B Pharm stands for Bachelor of Pharmacy. It is an undergraduate Pharmacy course in the field of Pharmacy. B Pharm is 4 year duration Pharmacy in India course. After the completion of class 12th (PCM/PCB) students can take admission in Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm). After the completion of this Pharmacy course, graduates will acquire the 'Bachelor of Pharmacy' degree. In the wake of getting this degree, graduates may begin rehearse as a Pharmacist in India and abroad. Science stream students, from both Mathematics and Biology groups, are eligible to pursue B Pharm course after completing 12th standard.

B Pharm admission requirements are as per the following: candidates must be no less than 17 years old at time of confirmation, and are required to complete the 10+2 exam in the science stream. Essential subjects are physics, chemistry and biology or mathematics. It is also important to get a high rank in the state or institutional entrance examination for admission in best pharmacy colleges in India.

The B Pharm course in India regularly involves six branches of subject and they are as per the following:

  • Biological outcome of medicines
  • Data analysis in pharmacy
  • Dosage form design
  • Invention of medicines
  • Professional and social aspects of pharmacy
  • Quality use of medicine

B.Pharm Highlights

Course Level



4 years

Examination Type

Semester System


10+2  from a recognized University

Admission Process

Direct admission to colleges. However, some colleges may check student's skills in through an entrance test.

Average Starting Salary

INR 1.8 Lakh

Top Recruiting Organization's

  • Lupin
  • Cipla
  • Glenmark
  • Zydus
  • Alkem Lab
  • Dr Reddys Labs
  • Ranbaxy

Top Recruiting Area's

Medical industry, Pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, healthcare centers, Medical equipment companies, Homecare industry, Pathology Laboratories, etc.

Top Job Profiles

Analytical Chemist, Food and Drug Inspector, Hospital Drug Coordinator, Drug Therapist etc.

B.Pharm Top Colleges

B.Pharm Syllabus

Semester 1
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Remedial Mathematical Biology
  • Pharmacognosy I
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry I (Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
  • Basic Electronics & Computer Applications

Semester 2
  • Pharmaceutics I (Physical Pharmacy)
  • Advanced Mathematics.
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry II (Physical Chemistry)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry III (Organic Chemistry I)
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education (APHE) I
Semester 3
  • Pharmaceutics II (Unit Operations I, including Engg. Drawing)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry IV (Organic Chemistry II)
  • Pharmacognosy II
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • A P HE-II

Semester 4
  • Pharmaceutics – III
    (Unit Operations II)
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmacognosy III
  • Pathophysiology of
    Common Diseases
  • Pharmaceutics IV (Dispensing & Community Pharmacy)
Semester 5
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry – V (Biochemistry)
  • Pharmaceutics V
    (Pharmaceucal Technology I)
  • Pharmacology I

  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutics VI
    (Hospital pharmacy)
Semester 6
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Medicinal Chemistry I)
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence & Ethics

  • Pharmaceutics VII (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics)
  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmacognosy V (Chemistry of Natural Products)
Semester 7
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutics VIII
  • Pharmaceutical Technology II
  • Pharmaceutical Industrial Management
  • Pharmacology III
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry VII
  • Elective (Theory)
Semester 8
  • Pharmaceutics IX
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis III
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry VIII (Medicinal Chemistry III)
  • Pharmacognosy VI
  • Pharmacology IV (Clinical Pharmacy & Drug Interactions)

  • Project related to Elective