The Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. pharm) generally deals with impacts, properties and use of medicine. The program is designed to produce skilled pharmacist with an in-depth knowledge of medicine. It provides students with sufficient understanding of the techniques and principles of pharmacy. In addition to the theoretical knowledge, students are provided with practical training with the intention of preparing them for the job market.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy offered at Purbanchal University (PU) is a four-year academic program. This degree is based on the semester system and is divided into eight semesters in total. Students are expected to complete 160 credit hours of full-time study. Under this program, students have to study about the pharmaceutical, physical, chemical & pharmacological properties of medicine and its application in the pharmacy profession. The program consists of courses like Basic Electronics & Computer Application, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Remedial Mathematics, Communication Skill, Chemistry of Natural Products, Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Public Health Pharmacy etc.
Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Pharmacy program under Purbanchal University in Nepal.
|Asian College of Advance Studies||01-5540183/01-5530656,||Satdobato, Lalitpur||Apply|
|Birat Health College and Research Center||+977 21 420974 +977 9842045040,||biratnagar , Biratnagar||Apply|
|Gandaki Medical College||+977-61-538595, 061-207130,061-538595,||Sanchayakosh Bhawan Nayabazar, Prithivichowk, Pokhara||Apply|
|HOPE International College||01-5151867/01-5151936,||Satdobato, Lalitpur||Apply|
|Kantipur Academy of Health Science||01-4117920, 01-4112146,||Tinkune, Kathmandu||Apply|
|Karnali College of Health Sciences||01-4470205, 01-4470906,||gaushala, Kathmandu||Apply|
|Little Buddha College of Health Sciences||01-4784458, 01-4784459,||Minbhawan, Kathmandu||Apply|
The major aim of the program is to provide intensive pharmacy program both at basic and professional levels, equipping students with knowledge and skills needed to conduct the pharmacy profession. Some of the major objectives of this program are mentioned below:
Candidates must have to meet the following criteria to be eligible for applying for Bachelor of Pharmacy:
PHAR 321 Lab Medicinal Chemistry II (Practical)
PHAR 324 Lab Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics (Practical)
PHAR 414 Lab Literature Survey and Project Design (Practical)
In Nepal, pharmacist has very bright future, as there are very few nurses and doctors to attend the patients. Moreover, in some of the places in Nepal, people don't have access to the medicines and there are very few medical stores. So, there is always a huge demand of a skilled pharmacist to fulfill the increasing need of clinics and medicines, creating a lucrative job opportunities for this degree holder. As this program basically deals with medications and its maintenance, graduates with this degree can work as: