A Bachelor of Pharmacy is an undergraduate academic degree in the field of pharmacy. The degree is the basic prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist in many countries. It’s training to understand the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use. If you want to work as a pharmacist then you are required a license to start a work. If the students want to pursue higher study, you must through B.Pharm examination and then pursue M.Pharm that is master degree in pharma.
B. Pharmacy is all about maintaining a standardized quality of people’s health and living. As a student of B. Pharmacy, you learn about the medicines and their effect on human body, with details of the chemical and organic properties of all the elements used.
The program teaches students how to become attentive professionals so as to ensure selection of a right drug for right treatment for which all topics of pharmacology, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, kinetics, pharmacy management and compounding medications are covered.

Career opportunity after course

With a degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy, a student can register with the State Pharmacy Council and open their own Chemist shop to stock and sell medicines.The student can apply for the job in government sector, pharmaceutical companies or they can start their own practice as a Pharmacist. There are many companies and government sectors in India who are hiring B.Pharm students in Indian colleges and there is much other opportunity also if B.Pharm students are interested to settle abroad. B.Pharm is one of the job oriented course amount science students and after completion course of B.Pharm, it will be the wide opportunity to get job in pharmacy industries like drugs and medicines, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical engineering etc. This course may give you many ways of opportunity. In pharmaceutical companies students can work in different department like Packing Marketing, QC (Quality control) Production etc. Those who wants to study further in pharmacy industry, they can pursue for master of pharmacy (M.Pharm) after completion of B.Pharm.
There are different practice environments in this field, some of which are:
• Hospital Pharmacy
• Clinical Pharmacy
• Technical Pharmacy
• Research Agencies
• Medical Dispensing Store
• Food and Drug Administration
• Sales and Marketing Department
• Educational Institutes
• Health Centres

Bachelor of Pharmacy: Job Profiles

Analytical Chemist:

Analytical Chemist has to look after the elements used in a compound and its reaction with other elements.

Food and Drug Inspector:

Food and Drug Inspector is required to collect samples of products bacteriological and chemical laboratory analysis and check manufacture of foods, drugs and cosmetics.

Hospital Drug Coordinator:

Hospital Drug Coordinator has to prepare medications under the directions of a pharmacist and manage dosage as prescribed.

Regulatory Manager:

Regulatory Manager has to study scientific and legal documents and organize various formats.

Drug Therapist:

Drug Therapist are required to counsel people who are addicted to prescribed or illegal drugs..

salary scale in India for fresher and experienced

As per the recent studies, there will be a wide opportunities for B.Pharm degree holder, they can get job in many sectors. An average salary falls in the range of Rs. 71,422 and Rs. 493,286 per annum according to Payscale.com. Students who have just passed out B.Pharm can get up to Rs. 25,000 per month in private sector.
In government sectors like hospital or clinics, for fresher salary starts with Rs. 60,000 per annum and it will go up once you get more experience. Salary package is also vary city to city.
A projection of salary trends for persons employed in the Pharmaceutical industry after B.Pharmacy. degree is given below.