Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science Assam down town University

A Bachelor of Pharmacy (abbreviated B. Pharm or BS Pharm) is a graduate academic degree in the field of pharmacy. The degree is the basic prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist in many countries. It's training to understand the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use. B. Pharm is a job-oriented undergraduate degree for science students who want to make a career in the pharmacy sector. B. Pharm course duration is of 4 years divided in 8 semesters. This course is popular because of diverse career options in pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology firms, medical sectors, private sectors, and public sectors. Many drug research companies are also hiring students with B. Pharm degree. B. Pharm holders can work in several fields such as being a pharmacist, patient counseling, working as a lecturer in diploma colleges, doing further studies such as master degree (M. Pharm), or working as a drug information specialist. The Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is popularly known as B. Pharm in India. It is a four-year program divided in eight semesters. To be eligible, one must pass with at least 50% marks in 10 + 2 (or an equivalent examination). In some states it is mandatory to give an additional pharmacy entrance examination to be eligible for the course. Diploma of Pharmacy (D. Pharm) holders is eligible for taking admission into B. Pharm into the second year directly via lateral entry in India. Colleges imparting pharmaceutical education (D. Pharm, B. Pharm, M. Pharm or Pharm D) must be approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). For a student to be eligible for registration as a pharmacist in India, the college from which he or she graduated must be approved by the PCI. B. Pharm is often superseded by M. Pharm and Ph.D. level courses although the minimum qualification required for registration as a pharmacist is D. Pharm.

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Assam Down Town Group University
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Assam down town University, Sankar Madhab Path, Gandhi Nagar, Panikhaiti, Guwahati, Assam, India, PIN - 781026