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Pharmaceutical Science

Preamble
The pharmacy program is designed to produce skilled and efficient professionals to manage pharmaceutical industries, hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy services and other government body related to health services and research organizations. Students following successful completion of this program will be able to pursue higher studies and work at home and abroad.

Eligibility for Admission: The minimum qualifications for admission into the undergraduate program are:
Academic Qualifications:

Students seeking admission to pursue the course for the degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy should have passed both the SSC & HSC with at least total GPA 6 from Science group having Chemistry & Biology. The minimum GPA in either SSC or HSC should be 2.5. Students who have passed 5 subjects in ‘O’ level and 2 subjects in ‘A’ level from science background with Chemistry and Biology for admission in B.Pharm program.

Admission and Duration of a Semester
There are two semesters in every year . Admission for 1st year, 1st semester is open in every semester. Notice for admission in B. Pharm will be published in different national dailies. The Pharmacy program consists of 8 (eight) semesters for B. Pharm spreading over four academic years. Duration of each semester is 20 working weeks, which may be divided into classes, preparatory leave and semester final examinations as follows:

Working weeks
i Classes both theoretical and sessional 18 weeks
ii.Semester final examination  2 weeks
Total = 20 week

Apart from the 20 working weeks, the university remains open for clearance/ improvement/ carryover examinations, finalization of results, and admission of students.

DegreeRequirements

Total course requirements for degree program are as follows:

Total 50 courses (137 credits)

 

Course Listings

General Education Course 7 courses 18 credits
Basic Science and Mathematics 14 Courses (Lectures and Corresponding Labs)  33 credits
General Education 04 Courses 12 credits
PHR Core Courses 28 Courses 80 credits
PHR  Elective 04 courses 12 Credits
Total 50 Courses 137 Credits

 

GED COURSES

Course Code Course Title Pre-Requisite Co-Requisite Credit Hours
ENG 122 English  Composition 3.00
ENG 123 Advanced Reading Strategies and Writing ENG 122 3.00
SOC 101 Sociology 3.00
WOH 101 World History 3.00

 

Basic Science and Mathematics

Course Code Course Title  Pre-Requisite  Co-Requisite Credit Hours
CHE 125 General Chemistry 1  CHE 126 3.00
CHE 126 General Chemistry 1 Laboratory  CHE 125 1.00
CHE 127 General Chemistry 2   CHE 125, CHE 126  CHE 128 3.00
CHE 128 General Chemistry 2 Laboratory   CHE 125, CHE 126  CHE 127 1.00
BIO 103 Biology 1  BIO 104 3.00
BIO 104 Biology 1 Laboratory  BIO 103 1.00
BIO 105 Advanced Biology  BIO 103, BIO 104  BIO 106 3.00
BIO 106 Advanced Biology Laboratory  BIO 103, BIO 104  BIO 105 1.00
CHE 201 Organic Chemistry 1  CHE 127, CHE 128 3.00
CHE 202 Organic Chemistry 2  CHE 201 3.00
CHE 203 Organic Chemistry Laboratory  CHE 201,CHE 202 2.00
CHE 206 Introduction to Biochemistry  CHE 201,CHE 202, CHE 203 3.00
MAT 112 Algebra and Trigonometry 3.00
MAT 122 Calculus  MAT 112 3.00

 

Major Core Courses

Major Core Courses cannot be taken without completing all GED and Basic Science and Mathematics Courses.

There are four levels of classes: 100, 200, 300 and 400. Students are required to complete all 100, 200 and 300 level classes before they can start taking 400 level classes.

Course Code Course Title  Pre-Requisite  Co-Requisite Credit Hours
PHR 112 Inorganic Pharmacy- I 3.00
PHR 113 Organic Pharmacy 3.00
PHR 114 Physical Pharmacy- I 3.00
PHR 115 Pharmacognosy- I 3.00
PHR 121 Inorganic Pharmacy- II  PHR 113 3.00
PHR 122 Physical Pharmacy- II  PHR 114 3.00
PHR 123 Physiology and Anatomy- I 3.00
BIO 210 Medical Microbiology 3.00
BIO 211 Biostatistics 3.00
BIO 311 Immunology  BIO 313 3.00
BIO 313 Virology  BIO 210  BIO 311 3.00
BIO 420 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 3.00
PHR 211 Pharmaceutical Analysis- I 3.00
PHR 212 Bio-molecular Pharmacy 3.00
PHR 213 Pharmacognosy- II  PHR 115 3.00
PHR 214 Physiology and Anatomy- II  PHR 123 3.00
PHR 221 Pharmaceutical Analysis- II  PHR 211 3.00
PHR 222 Medicinal Chemistry 3.00
PHR 223 Basic Pharmaceutics 3.00
PHR 224 Pharmacology- I 3.00
PHR 225 Pathology 3.00
PHR 313 Pharmacology-II  PHR 224 3.00
PHR 314 Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology- I 3.00
PHR 323 Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology- II  PHR 314 3.00
PHR 324 Bio-pharmaceutics- I 3.00
PHR 412 Bio-pharmaceutics- II  PHR 324 3.00
PHR 416 Project Work  BIO 420, PHR 223, PHR 323 1.00
PHR 428 In-Plant Training completion of all Major Core Courses / last semester of Core Courses 1.00

 

ELECTIVE COURSES

Minimum 4 courses has be chosen from the followings:

Course Code Course Title  Pre-Requisite  Co-Requisite Credit Hours
PHR 325 Quality Assurance & Validation 3.00
PHR 330 Regulatory Affairs 3.00
PHR 415 Pharmaceutical Marketing and Product Management 3.00
PHR 421 Hospital, Clinical and Community Pharmacy 3.00
PHR 422 Cosmetology 3.00
BIO 135 Bacterial Pathogenesis BIO 210, BIO 311, BIO 313 3.00
BIO 213 Medicinal Genetics BIO 420, PHR 222, PHR 225 3.00
BIO 310 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3.00
BIO 312 Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity 3.00
BIO 314 Microbial Physiology and Metabolism 3.00
BIO 421 Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology BIO 210, BIO 135 3.00
CHE 207 Enzymology 3.00

 

N.B.: The course curriculum for B. Pharm program may be revised at any time to meet the global demand. The revised curriculum will be submitted to the competent authority, if required as per Private University Act.