Programme - Bachelor in Pharmacy (B. Pharm)


About Programme:

Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy is a four-year graduate Programme spread over eight semesters. The Programme is affiliated to Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi and designed as per the norms of PCI. It helps to train the students to play an important role in community pharmacy and assist the Pharma industry at various levels.

B. Pharm graduate programme is designed considering the needs of industry which gives more emphasis on development of knowledge and skill.

Programme Objectives:

  • To provide technical expertise along with the ability to demonstrate core competence for analysing and problem solving in multiple pharmaceutical aspects.
  • To make awareness about the rapidly changing pharma industry profession along with the emerging areas of science and technology.
  • To inculcate the attitude, ability to observe, research and experiment to discover the solutions
  • To train and develop students as techno managers, self-motivation, working teamwork, leadership and proactive to be successful in profession and organization.
  • To cultivate an inclination for higher learning, entrepreneurial abilities and research.
  • Impart industrial and clinical training to students to acquire skills required as per trends in the industry.

Programme Design:

B Pharma programme is designed for students to have in depth knowledge of human body, diseases, drug molecules (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) along with excipients, natural drug resources, chemistry involved in API including synthesis of commonly used drugs, effect of drug on human body, toxicity and impurity profile, ADME studies of drugs (behaviour of drug in human body), dosage form studies including novel approaches, designing and development of formulation and pilot plant scale-up studies, stability studies, analysis. Programme also teaches drug distribution system, patient counselling, industrial laws and regulatory agencies playing role in pharma industries at national and international level.

Programme Delivery:

  • Industry, Hospitals and Laboratory Visits
  • Winter, Summer and Industry Internship
  • Guest Lectures, Seminars and Conferences by various national and international professional bodies viz. IPA, IPGA, APTI, FIP etc.
  • Case studies based on community and industrial pharmacy.
  • Special course on Ethical behaviour
  • Social awareness programs in Tuberculosis, Obesity, HIV – AIDS, Diabetes etc.
  • Active Learning pedagogy involves Problem Based Learning (PBL) and Project Based Learning approach for effective learning.
  • Emphasis on the social context in pharmaceutical education
  • Study visits to Industry, Exhibitions, Research Laboratories and Research Organizations.
  • National Immersion Programme*

Certifications* :

  • The certification programmes shall be organized at various schools/ departments as per the branches or programmes, required for Technical and Professional Managerial skills with leading and reputed Industry, Professionals and Certifying organizations.
  • Students can also pursue courses on online platforms such as a Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs*, Coursera*, National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL*) etc.

Credits :

Total Credits: 209/211$/212#

$Applicable ONLY for the students studied Physics / Chemistry / Botany / Zoology at HSC and appearing for Remedial Mathematics course.

#Applicable ONLY for the students studied Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry at HSC and appearing for Remedial Biology course.

Intake: 60 Students

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Passed HSC (10+2) or its equivalent examination with English as one of the subject & Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics or Biology as optional subjects individually. However, the students possessing 10+2 qualification from non-formal and non-class rooms based schooling shall not be eligible for admission to B. Pharm Course.
  2. Any other Qualification approved by Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent any of the above examination.
  3. Candidate should have appeared in all the subjects and should obtain non zero score in MHT-CET or NEET conducted by the Competent Authority. However, preference shall be given to the candidate obtaining non zero positive score in NEET over the candidates who obtained non zero score in MHT-CET.
    B. Pharm lateral entry (to third semester): (i) The Candidate should be an Indian National; (ii) Passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy with at least 45% marks (at least 40% marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) from an All India Council for Technical Education or Pharmacy Council of India or Central or State Government approved Institution or its equivalent.

Selection Process:

All Eligible students willing to apply should submit their academic credentials in online application form with CET or NEET score Based on above, a merit list will be prepared.(for details please refer admission handbook)


    Further Educational Paths

  1. Post graduation (M. Pharm) in Pharmaceutics, Quality Assurance, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy,NDDS,Industrial Pharmacy, Forensic Pharmacy etc.
  2. Ph.D.
  3. Courses in Patent laws
  4. Management courses like DRA, OGDM, MBA
  5. Clinical research courses
  6. M.Sc. in drug chemistry.
  7. Radiopharmacy
  8. M.Tech
  9. Abroad studies(MS)

    Job Opportunities

  1. Actual practice – as community, hospital, clinical Pharmacists
  2. Industry - production, Quality assurance, research and development, quality control etc. industrial divisions required qualified pharmacist, drug discovery.
  3. In Sales and marketing
  4. In Bulk drugs manufacturing and formulation developmental studies.
  5. Clinical research
  6. Regulatory
  7. Academics as teacher as well as researcher
  8. Government jobs( FDA inspectors)

Industry Experts:

Dr. Ranjit Barshikar
Quality management consultant Q and D management

Mr. Sachin Tipare
Deputy Manager AGM project management


DR. Mahesh Burande

Dr. Charu Pandya

Mrs.. Shital Kalekar

Dr. Ashish Chimbalkar

Mrs. Reshma Jondhale - Kumbhar

ExtraCurricular Activities:

Current Academic Year

Academic Calendar

School of Pharmacy – Academic Calendar for 2020-21



Details of Activities

Date (

First Term


B Pharm, 1st Year

Commencement of Teaching




First Year Orientation Program




Int. Assessment I
Int. Assessment II
Int. Assessment III




First sessional Examination

15.08.2020 to 21.08.2020



Second Sessional Examination

19.10.2020 to 27.10.2020



End Semester Theory Examination

23.10.2020 onwards


B Pharm, 1st Year

Related Study(environmental)Tour

15.12.2020 to 17.12.2020

Second Term


B. Pharm, 1st Year

Commencement of Teaching




Int. Assessment I
Int. Assessment II
Int. Assessment III




First Sessional Examination




SecondSessional Examination




End Semester Theory Examination

19.04.2021 onwards

*The dates may vary in any circumstances, School will reserve the rights. Changes will be informed prior.

Programme Structure:

  • Four year programme revolves around ‘class rooms and laboratories’ that are aided by workshops, industrial visits, electives, and regular lectures. First three years enable student’s fundamental understanding of B. Pharmacy. Fourth year takes them through advancement of Pharmacy profession.
  • For brilliant revelation, the students are taken through the education process with an exposure to Science, Medicine and History of medicine, Sociological role of Pharmacist, Psychology, Technology and yet keeping Humanity and environment as a core subject. Students get an opportunity to experience professional internship of min. 1 month with professional offices.
  • DYPUSOP, works on a Semester system, in which each day in laboratory is mandatory for students and faculties. A projects undertaken as ‘Social Service’ is planned to make students socially responsive.
  • To enable each student to map his or her unique traits and interest and realize their own individual professional potential, pupils are offered a wide range of professional & open elective courses. Subjects and syllabus are designed especially to hone the specialised and ever changing industry requirements from the young graduate maximizing his or her employability in today’s competitive job market.
  • Practical Training and short courses are planned to increase student’s exposure towards fieldwork, remarkable pharmaceuticals and passionate professionals from the field. In addition, students are required to invest 42 hours per week for rigorous academics.
  • On successful completion of four years, students are awarded Baccalaureate of Pharmacy degree by D Y Patil University, Pune which is recongnised by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.

Subject Basket:

Admission Handbook




Board of Studies:

Dr. B. S. Kuchekar

MEER’s Maharashtra Institute of Pharmacy,Kothrud,Pune

Dr. N.S. Vyawahare

Dr. D. Y.Patil College of Pharmacy,Akurdi, Pune

Dr. R. R. Somani

Dr. D Y Patil university School of Pharmacy Nerul

Dr. Ranjit Barshikar

Quality management consultant Q and D management

Mr. Sachin Tipare

Deputy Manager
AGM project management

Dr. Ganesh Chaturbhuj

Professor and research Scientist
UICT Mumbai

Dr. Janhavi R Rao

Professor and ex Vice Principal
Poona College of Pharmacy , ex Dean of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and ex member of Board of Management, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) Pune


I’m the student of this college. This is one of the best college I have ever seen in pharmacy field. we have comfortable Class Rooms and Good Environment. It is best and top college of pharmacy in Pune region, excellent teaching staff with the skilled knowledge. Here regularity in academics is the basic key for the development. Campus is very big. College has world class infrastructure and all other amenities so I refer this collage for pharmacy.
-Tushar Dange

The teachers here are very helpful and solves each and every doubt of mine. The campus is very peaceful and mind soothing and makes a student indulge in his studies more effectively. – Kaustubh Joshi