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B Pharmacy Course Details,Eligibility Criteria & Career Opportunities 2022


Here we are going to discuss about b pharmacy course details.The full form of B Pharm is Bachelor of Pharmacy.It is a 4 year graduate academic degree course in the field of pharmacy education.It deals with the study of health and medicinal science.In this 4-year program,students can learn the preparation of various medicines and drugs as well their uses and effects.

It is very nice course for the students who are interested in medical field.It is also a job oriented course. After completing this course students can join hospital as a pharmacist.Other than that they can do further study or work in pharmaceutical industries.

We are living in a generation where medical fields are tremendously developing day by day.As a result of this various job opportunities are arising in pharma industries.If you have the keen interest to deal with the medicine and various drugs then b pharma is absolutely right choice for you.


Any student who passed 10+2 with atleast 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology can be eligible for this degree.


To get admission in B Pharm.Student have to pass 10 + 2 with atleast 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.After passing 10 + 2 they can apply for national/state level entrance exam.There are also various private universities in every state who conduct entrance exam for this course.They select candidadtes on the basis of common entrance examination.


B pharmacy subjects list for first year

Here we have written the  syllabus of B pharmacy according to PCI .(pharmacy council of India).You can get the 1st to 8th semester subjects list written below  respectively.As we know that B Pharmacy course duration is 4 years and it includes total 8th semester .


Human Anatomy and Physiology I

Pharmaceutical Analysis I

Pharmaceutics I 

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry –

Communication skills

Remedial Maths

Remedial BIology


Human Anatomy & Physiology-2

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-1



Computer Applications

Environmental Sciences


Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-2

Physical Pharmaceutics-1

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Pharmaceutical Engineering


 Pharmaceutical  Organic   Chemistry III

 Medicinal Chemistry I

 Physical Pharmaceutics II 


 Pharmacognosy and   Phytochemistry I


 Medicinal Chemistry

 Industrial Pharmacy

 Pharmacology II

 Pharmacognosy and   Phytochemistry

 Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence


 Medicinal Chemistry

 Pharmacology III

 Herbal Drug Technology

 Biopharmaceutics and   Pharmacokinetics 

 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

 Quality Assurance 


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


Quality Control and Standardization of

Computer Aided Drug Design

Cell and Molecular Biology

Cosmetic Science

Experimental Pharmacology

Advanced Instrumentation Techniques

Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals

B pharmacy course fees details

Jamia hamdard university

Admission fees-5000 INR

Tution fees-1,20,000 INR

others fees-7000 INR

BITS Pilani

Admission fees-48,100 INR

Tution fees- 2,18,500 INR

Others fees- 15000 INR


We have discussed about the b pharmacy course details above in brief.Now we are going to discuss about after b pharmacy jobs and salary.A pharmacist is a specialist in medication,companion of physician, counselor to the patient and guardian of the public health.Since he can perform a number of roles,so he can adopt anyone of the following fields of pharmacy to earn his livelihood:—

1)Community Pharmacy: A pharmacist having an interest for business can open a retail drug store to serve the community.Community Pharmacist is a unique hybrid of businessman and professional.He is usually the best educated and informed person,so he holds a unique position in the community.

2)Wholesale Pharmacy:It offers opportunities to a limited number of pharmacist to run wholesale business of drugs and medicines. The wholesaler serve as a middleman between manufacturer and retailer. the wholesalers buy goods in large quantities from the producer and sell them to the retailers. They keep huge stock of goods to meet the requirements of retailers without delay.They also provide credit facilities to the retailers and thus finances the retail trade.

3)Industrial Pharmacy: Pharmaceutical industry offers opportunity to pharmacist of all educational levels. It provides job to a pharmacist in the following fields

Production, analytical and quality control, research and development, marketing and sale.

a)Production:In production, the pharmacist work as manufacturing chemist. He has to supervise the production of various types of pharmaceutical formulations, packaging, levelling and storage. Normally a single manufacturing chemist look after the production in a small scale unit, but in big concerns a separate manufacturing chemist is employed to look after an individual formulation section, such as, tablet section, syrup section, capsule section and ointment section etc.

b)Analytical and Quality Control Manager: A manufacturing unit needs the service of analytical chemists in its analytical laboratory to do the testing of raw materials and finished goods manufactured by it. The drug and the cosmetics act (1945), Rules 71(1) and 76 (1) says that the manufacturing activity can be controlled by a technical man whose qualification should be  B Pharm oe D Pharm.

c)Research and Development(R&D):The big pharmaceutical houses have their own separate research and development unit. A pharmacist having doctorate degree or master degree in pharmacy is ideally suited for product development in pharmaceutical industry.

Research and development unit is generally engage in the following fields:

  • The synthesis of new compounds to be used as drugs and cosmetics, excipients, industrial chemicals and preservatives.
  • Research on cultivation of medicinal plants.
  • The isolation and purification of the active principles of plant and animal tissues, the determination of their chemical composition and further its synthesis.
  • The preparation of drugs in suitable dosage forms designed and its testing to find the bio-availability of drug.

4)Pharmaceutical Marketing and Sales: A  B Pharm graduate person having pleasant personality and good communication skill can do the the job in pharmaceutical marketing and sales sector.Companies often prefer B Pharm graduate for this job because they have good knowledge about drugs and their side effects.



  • Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science
  • Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
  • JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty 
  • Annamalai University, Annamalainagar
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara 
  • Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi 
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi 


A.What are the subjects in B Pharm 1st year?
1.Human Anatomy and Physiology
3.Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
4.Pharmaceutical Analysis
5.Communicaton Skills
6.Remedial Biology
7.Remedial Maths

B.Is B Pharm easy?

It is completely depends on the person who is Persuing this degree.All I can say that it is comparatively easier than other medical degree.For any degree, you have to be sincere and honest with yourself and your study.

C.Can I pursue PharmD after B Pharm?
Yes,you can.Students who have passed B pharm degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a PCI (Pharmacy Council of India) recognised institute are qualified to parsue pharma D

D.Is NEET mandatory for B Pharm?
Definitely not.For other medical course such as MBBS,BAMS,BDMS Neet is required.

E.What careers are available after completing a B Pharm degree?

After completing B Pharm from a pci recognised institute you can works in hospital as a pharmacist.Other opportunities like sales and marketing,clinical research,medical research are also available.


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