Bachelor of Pharmacy - Pokhara University

Bachelor of Pharmacy is a four year, 8 semester program of Pokhara University. Four pharmacy colleges offers Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bpharm) course with affiliation from Pokhara University.

Pharmacy is the science concerned with therapeutic substances - their discovery, origin and nature, their development into medicines and their use in disease prevention and treatment. Pharmacy also denotes the profession which uses its unique knowledge of medicines in the service of society.

Bachelor in Pharmacy

The Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is designed to provide graduates with the core skills and knowledge required for effective delivery of pharmaceutical care and the ability to proceed to research. The degree covers the study of the chemical, physical, pharmaceutical, and pharmacological properties of medicinal substances and the application of these in the pharmacy profession.

Pharmacy is one of the main disciplines under Biomedical Sciences and the Pharmaceutical Industry. Pharmacy is also relate

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Admission criteria

Scholarships Quota in Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (B.Pharm)

  1. PU School of Health & Allied Science: 8
  2. Crimson College of Technology: 2
  3. Nobel College: 2
  4. CIST College: 2

Salient features

Proposed Fee Structure for B.Pharmacy in Pokhara University School of Health & Allied Sciences Lekhnath, Kaski for the academic year 2012

1. First Semester: NPR 65,500

2. Second Semester: NPR 37,000

3. Third Semester: NPR 37,000

4. Fourth Semester : NPR 37,000

5. Fifth Semester: NPR 37,000

6. Sixth Semester: NPR 37,000

7. Seventh Semester: NPR 37,000

8. Eighth Semester: NPR 37,000

Total cost for 4 years B.Pharmacy programme will be NRs 3, 24,000


The candidate applying for Bachelor of Pharmacy program must have successfully completed 10+2 (Biology stream) or PCL (Biology stream) or I.Sc. (Biology stream) or any other equivalent degree recognized by Pokhara University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

Job prospectus

Career Opportunities

The role of the Pharmacists is expanding day by day. On the other hand, the number of Pharmacists in Nepal is quite limited. Therefore, there is a great employment opportunity for the Pharmacists within Nepal or in foreign countries.

A career in pharmacy can be versatile and highly rewarding. Pharmacy graduates can choose to work mainly with people, by using their unique knowledge and skills in patient care. Pharmacists supply medicines, provide medicines, health information and advice, and help to manage long-term illness. Pharmacy graduates can also choose to focus mainly on products . Skilled graduates are needed in clinical research, in formulation research and development, production, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and marketing.

In general, a Pharmacist can choose following area to build their career.

• Pharmaceutical Industries

• Hospital Pharmacy

• Community Pharmacy

• Pharmacy (Retail/Wholesale)

• Academic Institutions

• Government Sectors

• Drug Research Laboratories

• Health Research Institutes<

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Curricular structure

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharma) Curriculum of Pokhara University

Year (Semester) Year (Semester)
Year One (Semester One)
  • PHT 101 Pharmaceutics I (Fundamental of Pharmacy)
  • PHC 171 Pharmaceutical Chemistry I (General Chemistry)
  • PHC 172 Pharmaceutical Chemistry II (General Chemistry)
  • CSC 191 Computer Science (Introductory)
  • MTH 192 Mathematics (Algebra, Triginometry, Calculus)
  • ENG 193 Communication Skill (Technical English)
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