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4 Years
(8 Semesters)*

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is an under graduate course in the field of Pharmacy. This field mainly concerns with the preparation and dispensing of drugs and medicines. It is a course of 4 year duration (8 Semesters). B.Pharm course will cover a syllabus including health care and biochemical science. The programme covers practical experiments along with theory classes. The candidate with a degree in Pharmacy has a great career ahead. They are assured of good salary packages also. They can also go for their higher studies including Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Master of Business Administration etc.

Job and career options for B.Pharm

The pharmacy sector offers lots of opportunities to the students after the completion of the course. The students can work in Pharmaceutical companies or Clinical Research Organizations or can practice as a Pharmacist. There is huge number of opportunities available for the students in both Government and the private sector.

Job Opportunities

  • Lecturer
  • Analytical chemist
  • Drug Inspector
  • Medical Writer / Scientific writer
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • R & D Scientist
  • Quality Control Associate
  • Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Formulation Development Associate
  • Sales and Marketing Executive
  • Data Validation Associate
  • Hospital Pharmacist/ Community Pharmacist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Regulatory Manager
  • Clinical Investigator
  • Pharmacovigilance/Drug Safety Professional Drug Researcher
  • Clinical Project Manager

Employment areas

  • Chemist
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Research and Development Organizations
  • Medical / Regulatory Affairs
  • Clinical Research Organizations
  • Drug control administration
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Medical Coding
  • Educational institutions
  • Food and drug administration
  • Health centres
  • Hospitals
  • Medical dispensing store
  • Sales and marketing department
  • Clinical Project Manager


Candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations (10+2) of the Government of Kerala or any other course treated as equivalent thereto with English as one of the Subject and Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects and Biology/ Maths/ Biotechnology or Computer Science as optional subjects. Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50 % marks for the optional subjects and 50 % marks aggregate for all the 3 subjects put together.

B. Pharm Lateral Entry (To third semester) requires a pass in D. Pharm course from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act