Bachelor of Pharmacy - Purbanchal University


The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bpharm) 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. Eight pharmacy colleges offers Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bpharm) course with affiliation from Purbanchal University.

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.The course provides knowledge and skills that enable on safe and rational use, quality and economic production, quality control/quality assurance of drugs and research and development of new drugs.

Objectives

The overall objective of the B. Pharm program is to prepare competent pharmacist required for the country who can provide leadership in community and hospital pharmacy, critically assessing and resolving pharmacy problems and promotion of national drugs policies and rules/regulations for improving quality of health services.

  • Produce internationally competent human resources in pharmaceutical field.
  • Prepare basic human resources for research, development, quality control and management of drugs and medicines.
  • Provide advance knowledge and skills to ensure better pharmacy practice in hospital, pharmaceutical industries as well as community settings.
  • Develop the professional leadership quality for health promotion and programming.
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Admission criteria

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 questions
Option:Four Options (A,B, C,D)
Number Of Questions: 200
Full marks:200
Cognitive Ratio:Recall:Understanding:Application-30:50:20
Duration: 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

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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.

Curricular structure

Course Structure of Bachelor of Pharmacy...

The course has a total of 4 years duration with a semester based academia

Curriculum for B. Pharma

First Year First Semester

S.No

Code No

Subjects

Credit

Lecture

hrs

Laboratory / Field hrs

Tutorial hrs

Total hrs

1

CHEM 111 BP

Pharmaceutical Chemistry- I

( Inorganic)

3

2

3

1

6

2

COG 111 BP

Pharmacognosy - I

4

3

3

1

7

3

CHEM 112 BP

Pharmaceutical Chemistry- II

( Physical)

4

3

3

1

7

4

MATH 111 BP

Remedial Mathematics

3

3

-

2

5

5

COM 111 BP

Basic Electronics & Computer

Applications

3

2

3

1

6

6

ENG 111 BP

Communication Skill

2

2

-

2

4

Total

19

15

12

8

35

First Year Second Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory / Field hrs Tutorial hrs Total hrs
1 CHEM 123 BP Pharmaceutical Chemistry- III

(Organic Chemistry)

4

3

3

2

8

2 COG 122 BP Pharmacognosy - II

4

2

3

1

6

3 PCEU 121 BP Pharmaceutics - I

( Physical Pharmacy)

4

3

3

2

8

4 ANAL 121 BP Pharmaceutical Analysis- I

4

3

3

1

7

5 MATH 122 BP Advance Mathematics

4

4

-

2

6

Total

20

15

12

8

35

Second Year First Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory / Field hrs Tutorial hrs Total hrs
1 CHEM 214 BP Pharmaceutical Chemistry- IV

(Organic Chemistry)

4

3

3

1

7

2 CNP 211 BP Chemistry of Natural Products

4

3

3

1

7

3 PCEU 211 BP Pharmaceutics - II

(Unit Operations I)

4

3

3

1

7

4 ANAL 212 BP Pharmaceutical Analysis- II

4

3

3

1

8

5 APHY 211 BP Anatomy & Physiology I

5

4

3

1

7

Total

21

16

15

5

36

Second Year Second Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory / Field hrs Tutorial hrs Total hrs

1

BCHEM 221 BP

Pharmaceutical Chemistry- V

(Biochemistry)

4

3

3

1

7

2

PCEU 223 BP

Pharmaceutics - III

(Unit Operations II)

4

3

3

1

7

3

MBIO 221 BP

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

4

3

3

1

7

4

APHY 222 BP

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

3

3

1

8

5

CNP 222 BP

Chemistry of Natural Products

II

5

4

3

1

7

Total

21

16

15

5

36

Third Year First Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory/

Field hrs

Tutorial hrs Total hrs
1 MCHEM 311 BP Pharmaceutical Chemistry- VI

(Medicinal Chemistry I)

4

3

3

2

8

2 PCEU 314 BP Pharmaceutics - V

(Pharmaceutical Technology I )

4

3

3

1

7

3 PATH 311 BP Pathophysiology

3

3

-

2

5

4 PCOL 311 BP Pharmacology -I

5

4

3

2

9

5 PHP 311 BP Public Health Pharmacy

4

3

2

1

6

Total

20

16

11

8

35

Third Year Second Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory/

Field hrs

Tutorial hrs Total hrs
1 MCHEM 322 BP Pharmaceutical Chemistry- VII

(Medicinal Chemistry II)

4

3

3

1

7

2 PCEU 325 BP Pharmaceutics - VI

(Pharmaceutical Technology II )

4

3

3

1

7

3 PCOL 322 BP Pharmacology -II

4

3

3

1

7

4 PKIN 321 BP Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

4

3

3

1

7

5 BTEC 321 BP Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

4

3

3

1

7

Total

20

15

15

5

35

Fourth Year First Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory/

Field hrs

Tutorial hrs Total hrs
1 PCEU 416 BP Pharmaceutics - VIII

(Dispensing &

Community Pharmacy)

4

3

3

1

7

2 PCEU 417 BP Pharmaceutics - IX

(Dosage form Design)

3

2

3

1

6

3 MGMT 411 BP Pharmaceutical Management

& Entrepreneurship

4

2

2

1

5

4 EDRAW 411 BP Engineering Drawing

1

-

3

-

3

5 PCOL 413 BP Pharmacology -III

3

2

3

1

6

6 THEP 411 BP Pharmacotherapeutics

3

3

-

1

4

7 RMPD 411 BP Research Methodology &

Project Design

3

2

2

-

4

Total

21

14

16

5

35

Fourth Year Second Semester

S.No Code No Subjects Credit Lecture

hrs

Laboratory/

Field hrs

Tutorial hrs Total hrs
1 CPDI 421 BP Clinical Pharmacy &

Drug Interaction

2

2

-

1

3

2 HP 421 BP Hospital Pharmacy

3

2

3

2

7

3 SPPJ 421 BP Social Pharmacy &

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

3

3

0

1

4

4 ANAL 423 BP Quality Assurance & Instrumental Analysis

4

3

3

1

7

5 THES 421 BP Project Work

6

-

14

1

15

Total

20

10

20

6

36

Total Credits: 160 (Theory 119 credits, practical 35 credits and project work 6 credits)
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