B.Pharm: Career Scope, Colleges, Recruiters and Pay Scale

Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is the science or practice of the preparation and dispensing of medicinal drugs. A pharmacist is a person who engages in the occupation of preparing and dispensing medicinal drugs. In order to become a pharmacist, one has to understand that this is a social responsible which needs vigilance.

If you wish to pursue a career in B.Pharm, below are helpful elements of the course.



Under Graduation Course: Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Eligibility:  Aspirants completed age 17 having passed the required Medical Entrance Exam and STD 12 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and English or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and English.

Course Duration: 4 Years

Number of Semesters: 8 Semesters

Post Graduation Course: Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)

Eligibility: Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Course Duration: 2 Years

Important Subjects

Below are the top most important topics in the syllabus of B.Pharm.

  1. Biological outcome of medicines
  2. Data analysis in pharmacy
  3. Dosage form design
  4. Invention of medicines
  5. Professional and social aspects of pharmacy
  6. Quality use of medicine
  7. Human Anatomy
  8. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  9. Biochemistry
  10. Pharmaceutical Maths and Biostatics
  11. Physiology

Top Colleges

Below are some of the top B.Pharm and M.Pharm colleges in India

  1. AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Pune
  2. Alard College of Pharmacy, Pune
  3. Alwar Pharmacy College, Rajasthan
  4. Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  5. Bharti Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sri Ganganagar
  6. Bombay College of Pharmacy, Maharashtra
  7. Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (DIPSAR), New Delhi
  8. Gyan Vihar School of Pharmacy, Rajasthan
  9. Hamdard University, New Delhi
  10. Indira College of Pharmacy, Pune
  11. ISF College of Pharmacy, Punjab
  12. Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu
  13. Madurai Medical College, Tamil Nadu
  14. Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  15. SGRR Institute of Pharmacy, Uttarakhand
  16. Srinivas College of Pharmacy, Mangalore

Top Job Profiles

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for B.Pharm and M.Pharm students.

  1. Bio-Technology Industries
  2. Chemical/Drug Technician
  3. Drug Inspector
  4. Drug Therapist
  5. Health Inspector
  6. Hospital Drug Coordinator
  7. Making Prescription to Patients
  8. Pathological Lab
  9. Pharmacist
  10. Research & Development
  11. Research Officer
  12. Scientist

Top Recruitment Areas

Below mentioned are some of the reputed fields that absorb students of B.Pharm and M.Pharm.

  1. Drug Control Administration
  2. Educational Institutions
  3. Food and Drug Administration
  4. Health Centres
  5. Hospitals
  6. Medical Dispensing Store
  7. Pharmaceutical Firms
  8. Research Agencies


Know the pay scale offered to and professionals.

Just started: Rs 300,000- Rs 500,000 per annum

Have some experience and/or is a M.Pharm: Rs 900,000+ per annum

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Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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