Welcome to the B.D.M. Group of
science with chemistry and
it is charged with the discovery, production, control, disposal, safe
and effective use of drugs.
The practice of pharmacy requires excellent knowledge of drugs, their mechanism
of action, side
interactions, mobility and toxicity.
At the same time, it requires knowledge of treatment and understanding
of the pathological process.
Some specialties of pharmacists, such as that of clinical
require other skills.
The scope of pharmacy practice includes
more traditional roles such as compounding and
dispensing of medications, and it also includes more modern services
related to health
care, including clinical
services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Pharmacists,
therefore, are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health
professionals who optimize the use of medication for the benefit of the
The field of pharmacy can
generally be divided into three primary disciplines:
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
Health Organization estimates
that there are at least 2.6 million pharmacists and other pharmaceutical
A Bachelor of Pharmacy (abbreviated B Pharm or PharmB or BS Pharm) is
an undergraduate academic
the field of pharmacy.
In many countries, this degree is a prerequisite for registration to
practice as a pharmacist.
Since both PharmB and PharmD are prerequisites to license in most
western countries they’re considered equivalent. In many western
countries, the foreign graduates with BPharm, PharmB or BS Pharm
practice similarly as PharmD graduates. It is analogous to MBBS vs. MD
where MBBS is foreign equivalent of MD. It is training to understand the
properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required
to counsel patients about their use.
holders can work in several fields such as being a pharmacist, patient
counseling, doing further studies such as master's degree, working in a
university as a lecturer, or working as a drug information specialist.
countries, it has been superseded by the Doctor
of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is popularly known as B-Pharm in India.
It is a four-year program with both annual and semester schemes
available. To be eligible, one must pass with at least 50% marks in 10 +
2 (or an equivalent examination) with physics, chemistry, biology or
biotechnology as one of the subjects. In some states, it is mandatory to
give an additional pharmacy entrance examination to be eligible for the
course, the entrance tests can be the state common entrance test or,
Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate)(NEET).
D.Pharm (Diploma of Pharmacy) holders are eligible for admission into
B.Pharm second year directly via a lateral entry in India. B.Pharm
holders can directly join into the 4th year of Pharm.D (PG) course.
Colleges imparting pharmaceutical education (D.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Pharm,
Pharm D) must be approved by All Indian Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
and the Pharmacy Council Of India (PCI).
Pharmacists are healthcare
specialized education and training who perform various roles to ensure
optimal health outcomes
for their patients through the quality use of medicines. Pharmacists may
also be small-business proprietors,
owning the pharmacy in which they practice. Since pharmacists know about
the mode of action of a particular drug, and its metabolism and
physiological effects on the human body in great detail, they play an
important role in optimization of drug treatment for an individual.
Mr. Amarjeet Phogat