B.Pharm is a four-year course approved by the PHARMACY COUNCIL OF INDIA (PCI), New Delhi & Directorate of Medical Education, Swasthya Bhawan, Govt. of West Bengal, and affiliated with The West Bengal University of Health Sciences(WBUHS).Pharmacists are the multi services health care provider all over the globe. It is a well recognized fact that the course of B Pharm focuses on the study of the core area of health sciences like- Physiology, Patho-physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical biotechnology, Pharmaceutical chemistry, drugs of natural resources like-Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, analysis of raw to finish products like-Pharmaceutical chemistry, Medicinal chemistry & Pharmaceutical analysis etc, keeping in mind the role played by them in Pharmaceutical Production Houses and R & D. The course trains students in the above mentioned aspects and makes them ready to take on various roles in the Pharmaceutical industry from production of raw materials to complete dosages form for the sufferer mankind. Possessing the knowledge of manufacturing medicines, pharmacy graduates may perform tasks such as dispensing right medicine to right patients, along with clinical research and working at pharmaceutical production houses etc. One of the main tasks of a Hospital / Community Pharmacist is to dispense medications to patients. Besides, those pharmacists are the key personnel in sales & marketing, clinical research, production, quality control & quality assurance as well. It is not far away that the role of clinical pharmacists in India will be recognized as in developed countries of the globe, there, pharmacists play a far greater role and command more respect from the society.
Duration of Corse:
Course duration is 4 years. The 4 years’ duration is divided into 8 semesters, with each semester lasting for a period of 6 months. In each semester, students will have to face one theoretical and practical examination by the affiliating university (main exam). In some papers, there may not have any practical examinations.