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Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) – Ayurveda

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Course ID
2 Years

B.Pharm program offered by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at APU as per regulations of the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), the statutory body governing pharmacy education in India.

Bachelor of Pharmacy is a Four year degree program designed to impart profound pharmaceutical knowledge through quality research and training programs to cater the community health needs thereby facilitating the development of socially responsible pharmacists and entrepreneurs. The course of study for B. Pharm shall extend over a period of eight semesters (four academic years) and six semesters (three academic years) for lateral entry students. 

Programme Educational Objectives 

  • Graduate will demonstrate knowledge and research skills to identify and solve complex pharmaceutical issues across a broad range of application areas.
  • Graduates will integrate knowledge and skills with clinical research to provide healthcare solutions for the benefit of society.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate leadership qualities and entrepreneur skills by working and communicating effectively in an interdisciplinary environment, either independently or in a team.
  • Graduates will be cognizant and responsive to the health care needs of the community and possess a commitment to continuously improve knowledge and abilities.
  • Graduates will be skillful in current techniques and technologies, skillful in problem solving, and will possess professional, ethical and compassionate behavior and standards.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Upon the completion of the course student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and research skills acquired in the major specialization of pharmacy i.e pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics including cosmetology, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, biotechnology etc.
  • Plan logically synthesis, formulation, analysis, phytochemical screening and pharmacological testing of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  • Identify and solve complex pharmaceutical related problems across a broad range of application areas of pharmaceutical industries.
  • Lead actively various interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary health care teams.
  • Understand and appreciate the role of pharmacist in in the development of healthy society
  • Undertake Public Health care projects and camps for educating society about safe use of pharmaceuticals and related nutritional and environmental counseling.
  • Recognize environmental and societal factors that require intervention of pharmacists to provide optimal solutions.
  • Understand code of ethics of pharmacy in professional and social contexts that govern decision making and respect for the dignity of the patient.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with effective exchange of professional information.
  • Create, select and apply current tools and techniques of pharmacy field tools necessary for solving pharmaceutical problems.
  • Recognize the need to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change in the field of pharmacy through continuing education and research.

Career Avenues

Pharmaceutical industry of India is evolving as leading industries worldwide. It is technologically strong and totally self-reliant. Known for high spending on Research & Development, India has also become a major destination for generic drug manufacturing. A career in the pharmaceutical industry has a bright future. Pharmacy graduates can also pursue their professional career in almost all types of healthcare organizations i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, government departments, universities, research institutes etc. Some of the jobs in the pharma sector is:

  • Drug Inspector
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Hospital Drug Coordinator
  • Drug Therapist
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Executive
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Quality Assurance Executive
  • Pharmacologist
  • Product/Process Development Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Technical Writer
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Clinical Research Associate

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students

Sr. Secondary (10+2) in PCM/PCB with minimum 50% marks

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program


First Year

Code Semester – I Code Semester – II
Code Semester – I Code Semester – II
BP101T Human Anatomy and Physiology I– Theory BP201T Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory
BP102T Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory BP202T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Theory
BP103T Pharmaceutics I – Theory BP203T Biochemistry – Theory
BP104T Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Theory BP204T Pathophysiology – Theory
BP105T Communication skills – Theory * BP205T Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Theory *
BP106RBTBP106RMT Remedial Biology/Remedial Mathematics – Theory* BP206T Environmental sciences – Theory *
BP107P Human Anatomy and Physiology –Practical BP207P Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Practical
BP108P Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical BP208P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I– Practical
BP109P Pharmaceutics I – Practical BP209P Biochemistry – Practical
BP110P Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Practical BP210P Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Practical*
BP111P Communication skills – Practical*
BP112RBP Remedial Biology – Practical*

Second Year

Code Semester – III Code Semester – IV
BP301T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Theory BP401T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III– Theory
BP302T Physical Pharmaceutics I – Theory BP402T Medicinal Chemistry I – Theory
BP303T Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Theory BP403T Physical Pharmaceutics II – Theory
BP304T Pharmaceutical Engineering – Theory BP404T Pharmacology I – Theory
BP305P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical BP405T Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I– Theory
BP306P Physical Pharmaceutics I – Practical BP406P Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical
BP307P Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical BP407P Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical
BP 308P Pharmaceutical Engineering –Practical BP408P Pharmacology I – Practical
    BP409P Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I – Practical

Third Year

Code Semester – V Code Semester – VI
BP501T Medicinal Chemistry II – Theory BP601T Medicinal Chemistry III – Theory
BP502T Industrial PharmacyI– Theory BP602T Pharmacology III – Theory
BP503T Pharmacology II – Theory BP603T Herbal Drug Technology – Theory
BP504T Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II– Theory BP604T Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics –Theory
BP505T Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – Theory BP605T Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Theory
BP506P Industrial PharmacyI – Practical BP606T Quality Assurance –Theory
BP507P Pharmacology II – Practical BP607P Medicinal chemistry III – Practical
BP508P Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II –Practical BP608P Pharmacology III – Practical
BP609P Herbal Drug Technology – Practical

Fourth Year

Code Semester – VII Code Semester – VIII
BP801T Biostatistics and Research Methodology
BP802T Social and Preventive Pharmacy
BP803ET Pharma Marketing Management
BP804ET Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science
BP805ET Pharmacovigilance
BP806ET Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals
BP807ET Computer Aided Drug Design
BP808ET Cell and Molecular Biology
BP809ET Cosmetic Science
BP810ET Experimental Pharmacology
BP811ET Advanced Instrumentation Techniques
BP812ET Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals
BP813PW Project Work


Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

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