What is Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)?
Full form of B.Pharma is Bachelor of Pharmacy. Whenever a cure for a disease is found,
Pharmacy has a really big role in researching and testing it before it is available for treatment.
The medicine which includes diagnosing the cause of disease and then, treatment to eradicate
the disease or to prevent it from growing in the environment; Pharmacists are becoming an
integral part of the healthcare industry for this and making the sector a success. It is a major
segment of healthcare Industry contributing with research in medicinal drugs as well as
developing, manufacturing and supply of medications in Market.
As a Pharmacy practitioner who understands medicines majorly work in research and
development of pain drugs, work on medical complications by altering the drugs. Also, to
quality check and control as per the regulations of Pharmacy Council. The Pharmacy sector is
divided into different segments including hospital/clinical pharmacy, industrial pharmacy and
Pharmacy Regulators etc.
A Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is the gateway for entering Pharmacy sector in Medical and
Health Care Industry. One who pursues this degree studies core subjects including
Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy.
The Pharmacy industry offers not just developing drugs but also, testing for quality check,
regulating labs as per the standards
|Communication skills and Interpersonal skills||Medicinal and scientific research skills|
|Curiosity and Persuasive skills||Business skills like marketing, organizing|
|Science wizard and technical skills||Sharp memory and wicked knowledge|
|Therapeutic and counselling skills||Medical writing and ethics|
|Determinant and consistency skills||Adaptation ability to dynamic situations|
The Bachelor of Pharmacy course is for candidates who have completed their higher
secondary education i.e. 10+2 with subject combination of either Physics, Chemistry and
Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. There could be minimum marks criteria
mentioned by the Institute/University offering the course.
Pharmaceutical Scientist: Design new drug therapies using natural or synthetic (man-made)
ingredients. Uncover new ways to use existing drugs to treat different types of disease. Study
how disease affects the body and what causes some people to develop certain types of
disease. Study how the human body responds to medications, so scientists can develop better,
safer drugs Test drugs on animals and humans to ensure safety and efficacy. Determine the
most effective formulation and dosage for a specific drug. Work on improving the drug
manufacturing process. Ensure the consistent quality of prescription based medications.
Advice corporations or government agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration,
on issues related to pharmaceutical development.
Quality Control Associate: As a quality controller, you need to quality check all medicinal
drugs in-process or post-processing, basically before the drugs are dispersed in the market.
The Quality Control Associate in Pharmacy ensures that all medicinal drugs are produced as
per the standards of Pharmacy Association.