Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelors
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4 years
  • Fee: NPR 750,000

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharmacy) is a four-year undergraduate degree program that covers all aspects of the pharmaceutical sector, from manufacturing drugs and pharmaceuticals to dispensing them through a variety of medical shops, distributors, and inventories. The program offers valuable information about biochemical science and the healthcare industry.

Objectives of the program

  • To produce pharmacy graduates with the knowledge, skills and problem-solving attitude, and who will meet the quality and standard set by the Nepal Pharmacy Council.
  • To enable pharmacists in contributing to the health services and pharmaceutical care need of Nepal.
  • To support and strengthen the development of National Pharmaceutical Industries through highly qualified professional Pharmacists with practical knowledge, skills, and competency.
  • To train, the next generation pharmacists focused on research and development with clinical and industrial skills.
  • To develop competent researchers who will utilize local natural resources in the production of Pharmaceuticals, Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals.
  • To produce potential Entrepreneurs in the field of Pharmaceutical business and marketing.

Eligibility

  • Passed 10+2 Science or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) with 50% aggregate in total marks or GPA 2.4 OR
  • Secured the percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (eg. A-Level) with different grading system OR
  • Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate/Diploma(General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with at least 50% aggregate in total marks AND
  • Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Council as per related educational program.

Admission Criteria

Applicants who have passed the common entrance examination conducted by the Medical Education Commission (MEC) and nominated for B. Pharmacy are eligible for enrollment after match up.

Provisions for Admission Process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.

  2. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Candidates who have been successfully selected in the admission process will have to submit the following original and 1/1 photocopy of the following documents to the concerned educational institution at the time of admission.

  1. Certificate of qualification, Transcript and Character Certificate of 10+2 and SLC/SEE or Equivalent.

  2. Copy of Citizenship / Passport.

  3. Admit card of the Entrance Examination.

  4. Documents submitted for reservation.

  5. Certificate of Equivalence for the students with certificates from foreign institutions.

Foreign candidates wishing to study in the vacated seat for foreign students must fill in the online application form mentioning the academic program of their choice within the time limit mentioned in this notice.

Provisions for Scholarships

As per Rule 20 of the National Medical Education Rules, 2077, out of the total scholarship seats to be awarded to the Government of Nepal at the undergraduate level, 55 percent of the seats will be distributed through open competition and 45 percent of the seats will be distributed on the basis of the following:

Female

33%

Dalit

9%

Aadibasi janajati

15%

Khas Aryan

17%

Madhesi

12%

Tharu

4%

Muslim

2%

Candidates from the Backward community

4%

Disabled

2%

Families of martyrs, families of disappeared persons, families of injured warriors, and conflict victims

2%

Examination Format

Question Type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questionsOption:Four Options (A,B, C,D)Number Of Questions: 200Full marks:200Cognitive Ratio:Recall:Understanding:Application-30:50:20Duration: 3 hours

Weightage

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Zoology

40

1.

Biology, origin, and evolution of life

4

2.

General characteristics and classification of protozoa to Chordata.

8

3.

Plasmodium, earthworm, and frog,

8

4.

Human biology and human diseases

14

5.

Animal tissues

4

6.

Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology

2

b.

Botany

40

7.

The basic component of life and biodiversity

11

8.

Ecology and environment

5

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

9.

Cell biology and genetics

12

10.

Anatomy and physiology

7

11.

Developmental and applied botany

5

c.

Chemistry

40

12.

General and physical chemistry

15

13.

Inorganic chemistry

10

14.

Organic chemistry

15

d.

Physics

40

15.

Mechanics

9

16.

Heat and thermodynamics

5

17.

Geometrical optics and physical optics

5

18.

Current electricity and magnetism

7

19.

Sound waves, electrostatics, and capacitors

5

20.

Modern physics and nuclear physics

5

21.

Solid and semiconductor devices(electronics)

2

22.

Particle physics, source of energy, and universe

2

e.

Contents from PCL level course of a specific subject

20

23.

Contents from PCL/ diploma level course of a specific subject

20

f.

Mental Agility Test(MAT)

20

24.

Verbal reasoning

5

25.

Numerical reasoning

5

26.

Logical sequencing

5

27.

Spatial relation/Abstract reasoning

5

 

Total

200

Job Prospects

Pharmacists can operate in a diverse settings, from hospitals to community health, as integral parts of the healthcare team.

Graduates with a B. Pharm. degree will be qualified for positions in the pharmaceutical industry, herbal industry, clinical and hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, academia, research institutions, and government agencies, among other fields. Graduates will be qualified to work as consultants, drug informants, military, nuclear, and oncology pharmacists.

Prospect Careers

Curricular Structure

The unique curriculum has included all the multidisciplinary subjects of pharmaceutical education including Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurship, Cellular, and Molecular Immunology, Traditional and Complementary Medicine, Herbal Pharmacology and Formulation, Digital Health, Nutraceuticals and Cosmeceuticals, Tropical Diseases and Disaster Medicine, Advanced Biopharmaceuticals, etc.

This Unique curriculum is having 166 credit hours (theory: 125, practical: 25, seminar:5, proposal:1, thesis: 6, and professional internships: 4 credit hours). Internships in four different areas of pharmacy are required by the program (Hospital, Community, Marketing and Pharmaceutical industry). Elective topics including Drug Information and Pharmacovigilance, as well as Veterinary Medicine and Pharmaceutical Seminars, contribute to its sophistication.