Bachelor of Pharmacy (Practice)



Bachelor of Pharmacy (Practice) details


Bachelor of Pharmacy (Practice) [B.Pharm. (Practice)] shall consist of a degree certificate of having completed the course of study and passed examination as prescribed in these regulations for the purpose of additional qualification to be entered in the register of pharmacists.

Duration of the course. –
The duration of the course shall be of two academic years with each year spread over a period of not less than 180 working days

Minimum qualification for admission to the course –
1.    A pass in Diploma course in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948.
2.    A registered pharmacist.
3.    A minimum of four years of pharmacy practice experience in a community or hospital pharmacy –
a)    A certificate from competent authority stating that the candidate is endorsed as registered
b)    pharmacist in the drug license of a pharmacy as proof of practice experience in case of community pharmacist
c)    A certificate from the Principal/Medical Superintendent/competent person of the Hospital/Health Unit stating that the candidate is working as a pharmacist will be accepted as proof of practice experience in case of hospital pharmacist
4.    A ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer in prescribed format (Annexure -A) Provided that there shall be reservation of seats for the students belonging to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government/State Government/Union Territory Administration, as the case may be, from time to time.

The number of admissions in the programme shall be as prescribed by the Pharmacy Council of India from time to time and presently be restricted to 40 students in an academic year