Bachelor of Pharmacy is a four-year course introduced at Maharajgunj Campus under Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2000 AD. B.Pharm is a four-year course under Tribhuvan University (TU). Seven pharmacy colleges offers Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bpharm) course with affiliation from Tribhuvan University.
Bachelor of Pharmacy course is divided into four academic years, concentrating mainly on professional pharmacy courses and the supplementary subjects which are essential for the professional pharmacy courses.The objective of the program is to produce qualified pharmacists who could provide pharmaceutical services in the capacity of:
The basic professional education will enable the graduates to demonstrate a broad understanding of the scientific principles and techniques of the pharmaceutical sciences. At the same time, it will also enable them to continue their studies to under
Entry Criteria into the Bachelor in Pharmacy (B. Pharm) Program:
The entry to the program is Certificate Pharmacy from IOM or other recognized University, I.Sc. Or 10+2 (Biological Group) or equivalent degree recognized by TU. Candidates securing 50% marks in aggregate in I.Sc. Or 10+2 or equivalent or Certificate in Pharmacy is eligible to apply.
For I.Sc. And 10+2, the candidate should not be over 25 yrs. No age bar for Certificate Pharmacy.
All candidates will have to pass an entrance exam to enter into the program. The entrance exam will consist a single paper consisting of MCQ. The full marks of the paper will be 150 and the duration of the exam will be 3 hrs. The entrance test paper will consist of 2 parts, of which one part will be English (50) and the other part will be Science (100). For the 100 mark science part, 50 marks weight will be given to General Science & 50 marks to General Health.
The candidate will have to pass in both English and Science parts preparing to be qualified for the inclusion in the merit list. The pass mark will be 50% in both English and Science. Separate merit list will be prepared for candidates from General Science stream and
Curriculum Structure: Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm): Tribhuvan University
The first year consists of 7 papers carrying a total load of 1295 hours including both theory and practical. In the second year, there will be 6 theory papers and also the corresponding practical carrying a total load of 1260 hours. In the third year, there will be 7 theory papers and the corresponding practical carrying a total load of 1120 hours and in the fourth year there will be 4 theory and practical papers carrying a total load of 700 hours. Apart from these papers, a 3 months' period is allotted to dissertation and a 2 and half months time is allotted to the in plant training with credit in the fourth year.
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