Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.)

Bachelor in Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) is a 4-year Undergraduate Course in Pharmacy. 

 

About the Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) Program

The Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) program offers a rigorous curriculum designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for a rewarding career in the pharmaceutical field. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical experience, students delve into subjects such as pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics, and pharmacy practice. They learn about drug development, formulation, dosage forms, and the safe and effective use of medications. The program also emphasizes clinical pharmacy, where students gain hands-on experience in patient care, medication therapy management, and drug information provision. With a strong focus on ethical and professional standards, graduates of the B. Pharm. program are well-prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry, research institutions, regulatory agencies, and academia.

Career prospects

A Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. Graduates can pursue various roles such as:

Community Pharmacist: Working in retail pharmacies, providing medication counseling, dispensing prescriptions, and offering healthcare advice to patients.

Hospital Pharmacist: Managing medication therapy, preparing sterile products, and collaborating with healthcare teams to optimize patient care in hospital settings.

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative: Promoting pharmaceutical products to healthcare professionals, pharmacies, and hospitals, and providing product information and support.

Clinical Research Associate: Conducting clinical trials, collecting and analyzing data, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements in pharmaceutical research organizations.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Ensuring compliance with regulatory guidelines and requirements, preparing regulatory submissions, and liaising with regulatory agencies to facilitate product approvals.

Pharmaceutical Production Manager: Overseeing the manufacturing process, ensuring quality control, and managing production operations in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

Drug Safety Specialist: Monitoring adverse drug reactions, assessing drug safety profiles, and implementing risk management strategies in pharmaceutical companies and regulatory agencies.

Academic Researcher: Conducting research in pharmaceutical sciences, drug discovery, pharmacology, or pharmacy practice, and contributing to advancements in the field through academic institutions or research organizations.

Pharmacovigilance Officer: Monitoring the safety of marketed drugs, collecting and evaluating safety data, and ensuring compliance with pharmacovigilance regulations in pharmaceutical companies.

Quality Control/Quality Assurance Analyst: Performing quality testing, analyzing product samples, and ensuring compliance with quality standards and regulations in pharmaceutical manufacturing or testing laboratories.

With the demand for healthcare professionals and the continuous advancements in the pharmaceutical industry, graduates of the B. Pharm. program are well-positioned to embark on rewarding careers that contribute to improving patient health outcomes and advancing pharmaceutical science.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
AICTE, New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
Duration
04 Years
Eligibility for Admission
• Candidate shall have passed Higher Secondary Examination (Grade 12) or equivalent stage of education
• D.Pharm holder will be eligible for admission in Semester-III of B.Pharm Program will be considered as D2D admission.
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Pharmacy (Sigma Institute of Engineering), Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60
Syllabus
Downloadable link

Curriculum

Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
I
1BPH01
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3
1
4
8
6
I
1BPH02
Pharmaceutical Analysis I
3
1
4
8
6
I
1BPH03
Pharmaceutics I
3
1
4
8
6
I
1BPH04
Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
3
1
4
8
6
I
1BPH05
Communication skills
2
0
2
4
3
I
1BPH06
Remedial Biology
2
0
2
4
3
I
1BPH07
Remedial Mathematics
2
0
0
2
2
14/16*/16#
0
18/18*/20#
36/38*/40#
27/29*/30#
Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
II
2BPH01
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3
1
4
8
6
II
2BPH02
Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
3
3
4
8
6
II
2BPH03
Biochemistry
3
1
4
8
6
II
2BPH04
Pathophysiology
3
1
0
4
4
II
2BPH05
Computer Applications in Pharmacy
3
0
2
5
4
II
2BPH06
Environmental sciences
3
0
0
3
3
15
4
14
33
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Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

OR

To secure admission for the (B. Pharm.) program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC (https://gujacpc.admissions.nic.in/) and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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