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B Pharmacy Syllabus 2023



B Pharmacy Syllabus 2023

B Pharma full form is Bachelor of Pharmacy, It is a four-year duration undergraduate program in the field of pharmacy which is considered as a prerequisite for the practice of pharmacist or chemist.

Pharmaceutics, Inorganic Medicinal Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Human Anatomy are important B Pharmacy subject that almost all colleges offer their students to study. A thorough study of these courses improves the student's overall preparedness for the pharmacy world. The foundational knowledge required to comprehend the fundamentals of medicine and related research is provided by the core subjects. Also Read: B Pharma Courses: Duration, Eligibility, Fees, Jobs, Salary and Scope.

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B Pharmacy Subject list - Year Wise

B Pharmacy Syllabus :1st Year

  1. Human Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Pharmaceutics
  3. Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
  4. Remedial Biology
  5. Remedial Mathematics
  6. Pharmaceutical Analysis
  7. Biochemistry
  8. Computer Applications in Pharmacy
  9. Pathophysiology
  10. Human Anatomy and Physiology
  11. Environmental Sciences
  12. PharmaceuticalOrganic Chemistry

B Pharmacy Syllabus: 2nd Year

  1. Physical Pharmaceutics
  2. Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  3. Pharmaceutical Engineering
  4. Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
  5. Medicinal Chemistry
  6. Pharmacology
  7. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

B Pharmacy Syllabus: 3rd Year

  1. Industrial Pharmacy
  2. Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  3. Medicinal Chemistry
  4. Herbal Drug Technology
  5. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  6. Pharmacology
  7. Medicinal Chemistry

B Pharmacy Syllabus: Final Year

  1. Novel Drug Delivery System
  2. Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  3. Industrial Pharmacy
  4. Pharmacy Practice
  5. Computer-Aided Drug Design
  6. Biostatistics and Research Methodology
  7. Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals
  8. Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals
  9. Pharmacovigilance
  10. Cell and Molecular Biology
  11. Cosmetic Science
  12. Experimental Pharmacology
  13. Advanced Instrumentation Techniques
  14. Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals
  15. Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science
  16. Social and Preventive Pharmacy
  17. Practical Training
  18. Project Work

B Pharmacy 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Many colleges set their own eligibility criteria for B Pharmacy. Listed below are the eligibility criteria followed by most B pharmacy colleges in India. 

  1. The minimum eligibility criteria that almost all the colleges ask for is that the candidates applying for B Pharmacy need to pass 10+2 with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Math.
  2. Some colleges also accept students who have studied biotechnology or life sciences instead of biology or math in 10+2. 
  3. There are several colleges that take marks in English in consideration as well such as BITS Pilani, JSS College of Pharmacy and Amity University. 
  4. National level and state level entrance examinations are also conducted to check students' aptitude and ability. 
  5. However, the admission criteria vary from college to college. Some take admission entirely based on merit whereas others take students based on entrance score and marks obtained in their 10+2. 

B Pharmacy Syllabus 2023: Semester Wise

The Semester Wise B Pharmacy is important to understand the subjects that will be studied one after the other. There are 8 semesters in the B Pharmacy Syllabus.

B Pharmacy Syllabus: 1st Year 

B Pharmacy Subject: 1st Semester

B Pharmacy Subject: 2nd Semester

Pharmaceutics-I (General and Dispensing Pharmacy)

Pharmaceutical Analysis-I

Inorganic Medicinal Chemistry

Remedial Maths and Biology

Mathematics and Statistics


Pharmaceutics-II (Unit Operations)

Organic Chemistry

Computer Applications

Human Anatomy Physiology

Human Anatomy Pathophysiology

Check out the Course wise Subjects Breakdown in the section below - 

B Pharmacy Syllabus: 2nd  Year

B Pharmacy Subject: 3rd Semester

B Pharmacy Subject: 4th Semester

Pharmaceutics-III (Physical Pharmaceutics)

Heterocyclic and Natural Products Chemistry


Pharmacognosy and Natural Products-I


Pharmaceutics-IV (Cosmeticology)


Microbiology and Immunology

Pharmacognosy and Natural Products-II

B Pharmacy Syllabus: 3rd Year

B Pharmacy Subject: 5th Semester

B Pharmacy Subject: 6th Semester

Pharmaceutics-V (Biological Pharmacy)

Medicinal Chemistry-I

Pharmacognosy and Natural Products-III

Industrial Management and Pharmaceutical Marketing

Pharmaceutics-VI (Pharmaceutical Technology 1)


Hospital Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Analysis-II


B Pharmacy Syllabus: Final Year

B Pharmacy Subject: 7th Semester

B Pharmacy Subject: 8th Semester

Pharmaceutics-VII (Pharmaceutical Technology 2)


Medicinal Chemistry-II

Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology

Pharmaceutics-VIII (Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)


Pharmaceutical Analysis-III

Forensic Pharmacy


B Pharma Entrance Exam 2023: Syllabus

B Pharmacy admission takes place through various Entrance exams. NEET is the most important entrance exam for B Pharmacy. Important topics in NEET syllabus are Genetics and Evolution, Human Physiology, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Chemical Bonding, Chemical Equilibrium, etc.

                    B Pharmacy Entrance Exam Syllabus: Physics

Physical world and measurement

Atoms and Nuclei

Oscillations and Waves

Current Electricity

Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Laws of Motion

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

                   B Pharmacy Entrance Exam Syllabus: Chemistry

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry


Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)



Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

                   B Pharmacy Entrance Exam Syllabus: Biology

Diversity in Living World

Plant Physiology

Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants


Biology and Human Welfare

Biotechnology and Its Applications


B Pharmacy Syllabus: Subject List

  1. B Pharmacy Lateral Entry
  2. B Pharmacy Hons
  3. B Pharmacy Ayurveda

B Pharmacy Syllabus 2023: (Lateral Entry) 

B Pharma (Lateral Entry) Subjects: 1st Year Subjects

B Pharma Subject : Semester 1

B Pharma Subject : Semester 2

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Pharmaceutical Engineering- Practical

Pharmaceutical Microbiology  

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Practical

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II

Physical Pharmaceutics- I

Physics Pharmaceutics- I Practical


Medicinal Chemistry- I

Medicinal Chemistry – I

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry- III

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry- I

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry- I Practical

Pharmacology- I

Pharmacology- I Practical

Physical Pharmaceutics- II

Physical Pharmaceutics- II Practical


B Pharma (Lateral Entry) Subject:  2nd Year

B Pharma Subject: Semester 3

B Pharma Subject: Semester 4

Industrial Pharmacy I

Industrial Pharmacy I Practical

Medicinal Chemistry II

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry- II

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry- II Practical

Pharmacology II

Pharmacology II Practical

Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Herbal Drug Technology

Herbal Drug Technology Practical

Industrial Training / Hospital Training

Medicinal Chemistry III

Medicinal Chemistry III Practical

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Pharmacology III

Pharmacology III Practical

Quality Assurance



B Pharma (Lateral Entry) Subjects:  Final Year

B Pharma Subject: Semester 5

B Pharma Subject: Semester 6

Industry Pharmacy II

Instrumental Methods of Analysis

Instrumental Methods of ANALYSIS Practical

Novel Drug Delivery System

Pharmacy Practice

Practice School


Biostatistics and Research Methodology

Co-Curricular Activities

Department Elective 1

Department Elective 2

Project Work

Social and Preventive Pharmacy



B Pharma Lateral Entry Elective

Elective courses from within the discipline, to give more depth or breadth to a student's core competencies.

·       Advanced Instrumentation Techniques

·       Cell and Molecular Biology

·       Computer Aided Drug Design

·       Cosmetic Science

·       Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals

·       Experimental Pharmacology

·       Pharmaceutical Marketing

·       Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science

·       Pharmacovigilance

·       Quality Controls and Standardizations of Herbals


B Pharma (Hons) Syllabus 2023

1)      B Pharmacy 1st Year Syllabus

2)      B Pharmacy 2nd Year Syllabus

3)      B Pharmacy 3rd Year Syllabus

4)      B Pharmacy 4th Year Syllabus

B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 1

B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 2

Inorganic Pharmacy

Organic Pharmacy

Physical Pharmacy


English Fundamental

Inorganic Pharmacy Lab

Organic Pharmacy Lab

Physical Pharmacy Lab

Pharmacognosy Lab


Inorganic Pharmacy

Physical Pharmacy

Physiology and Anatomy

Pharmaceutical Microbiology


Computer Fundamental

Physical Pharmacy Lab

Physiology and Anatomy Lab

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Lab


B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 3

B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 4

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Bio-Molecular Pharmacy


Physiology and Anatomy

Basic Pharmaceutics

History of the emergence of Bangladesh

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Pharmaceutical Analysis-2

Medical Chemistry

Basic Pharmaceutics-2


Clinical Pathology

Pharmaceutical Analysis- 2


B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 5

B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 6

Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis

Medical Chemistry

Pharmacology- 2

Pharmaceutical Technology-1

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Medical Chemistry Lab

Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis- 2

Pharmacology- 3

Pharmaceutical Technology- 2

Bio- Pharmaceuticals

Quality Assurance and Validation

Pharmacology lab- 3

B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 7

B Pharmacy Subject: Semester 8

Advanced Medicinal Chemistry

Bio- Pharmaceutics- 2

Drug Regulatory Affairs

Molecular Biology

Pharmaceutical Marketing

Biotechnology and Immunology

Project work and Presentation


Hospital and Community Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy and toxicology

Pharmaceutical Technology- 3


Pharmaceutical Management

Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology

B Pharmacy Syllabus 2023: Ayurveda

B Pharmacy Ayurveda is a 4-years undergraduate course, the course Syllabus is divided into 8 semesters. Check out the Syllabus for the B Pharmacy Ayurveda mentioned below in the table:

                                B Pharmacy Ayurveda Syllabus 2023: First Year Subjects

B Pharmacy Syllabus 1st Year: Semester I

B Pharmacy Syllabus  2nd Year: Semester II

Advanced Sanskrit

Ayurvedic Aushadh Gunadharma Shastra Laboratory-I

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra Laboratory-I

Ayurvedic Aushadh Gunadharma Shastra-I

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra-I

Dispensing Community Pharmacy and Hospital Laboratory

Fundamentals of Ayurveda Swasthavritta

Dispensing Community Pharmacy and Hospital

Natural Remedies for Daily Life

Operating Systems Laboratory

Professional English in Use - Medicine - I

Professional English in Use - Medicine - II

Sharir Rachna

Sharir Kriya

Sharir Rachna Laboratory

Sharir Kriya Laboratory

                                   B Pharmacy Ayurveda Syllabus 2023: Second Year Syllabus

B PharmacySyllabus 2nd Year : Semester III

B Pharmacy Syllabus 2nd Year : Semester IV

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra Laboratory-II

Pharmaceutical Analysis of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - I

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra-II

Pharmaceutical Analysis of Ayurvedic Drugs - I

Communication Skills

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Environmental Studies

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory

Pharmaceutical Biology

Pharmaceutical Technology of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - I

Pharmaceutical Biology Laboratory

Pharmaceutical Technology of Ayurvedic Drugs - I

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry

Physical Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

Physical Pharmacy Laboratory

Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - I


Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs - I




                                      B Pharmacy Ayurveda Syllabus 2023: Third Year Syllabus

B Pharmacy Syllabus 3rd Year : Semester V

B Pharmacy Syllabus 3rd Year: Semester VI

Ayurvediya Aushadhi Gunadarma Shastra laboratory- II

Ayurvediya Aushadhi Gunadarma Shastra laboratory- III

Ayurvediya Aushadhi Gunadarma Shastra - II

Ayurvediya Aushadhi Gunadarma Shastra - III

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra Laboratory-III

Pharmaceutical Analysis of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - II

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra-III

Pharmaceutical Analysis of Ayurvedic Drugs - II

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Pharmaceutical Engineering Laboratory

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory

Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - II

Pharmaceutical Technology of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - II

Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs - II

Pharmaceutical Technology of Ayurvedic Drugs - II

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - I

Soft Skills

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs - I


Training Pharmaceuticals Marketing


                                      B Pharmacy Ayurveda Syllabus: Fourth Year Syllabus

B Pharmacy Final Year Syllabus: Semester VII

B Pharmacy Final Year Syllabus: Semester VIII

Capstone Project-l

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra Laboratory-IV

Department Elective 1

Ayurvedic Aushadh Nirman Shastra-IV

Forensic Pharmacy Act Rules and Regulations

Capstone Project-lI

Industrial Training

Pharmaceutical Management

Pharmaceutical Analysis of Ayurvedic Drug lll

Pharmaceutical Technology for Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - IV

Pharmaceutical Analysis of Ayurvedic Drug Laboratory- lll

Pharmaceutical Technology for Ayurvedic Drugs -IV

Pharmaceutical Bio-Chemistry Laboratory

Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - IV

Pharmaceutical Technology of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - III

Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs - IV

Pharmaceutical Technology of Ayurvedic Drugs - III

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - III

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs Laboratory - II

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs - III

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs - II


Technical Aptitude


B Pharmacy : Government Colleges in India

Check out the top government pharmacy institutes below.

College Name


B Pharma Fees

Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research

New Delhi

INR 35,350

ICT Mumbai


INR 341,400

Government College of Pharmacy, Amravati


INR 97,500

Pharmacy College, Saifai

Uttar Pradesh

INR 86,200

Jadavpur University


INR 9,600

Madras Medical College, Chennai


INR 646,000 

School of Pharmacy Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

Madhya Pradesh

INR 325,344

University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences


INR 58,660

Madurai Medical College

Tamil Nadu

INR 320,000 

Annamalai University

Tamil Nadu

INR 145,520

Dibrugarh University


INR 23,280

Government Jobs After B Pharmacy 



Average Salary

Drug Inspector

B. Pharmacy

Must qualify UPSC/SSC

Rs 4-6 LPA

Railway Pharmacist

Must qualify RRB Pharmacist Exam

Rs. 4.6-6.3 LPA

AIIMS Pharmacist

B. Pharmacy / Diploma in Pharmacy

Rs. 1-6-3 LPA

Indian Army Pharmacist

D. Pharma with minimum 55%, must be registered with PCI

Rs. 3.6-4.6 LPA

Research Officer

M. Pharm

Valid GPAT score

Rs. 5.3 LPA

Private Jobs After B. Pharmacy



Average Salary


B. Pharmacy Degree

Rs. 20,000-35,000

Pathological Lab Technician


Rs. 8,000-21,000

Medical Underwriter

B. Pharmacy Degree

Rs. 10,000-25,000

Quality Control Associate

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or B. Pharma degree

Rs. 18,000-30,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the B Pharmacy syllabus like?

The B Pharmacy syllabus is designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in pharmaceutical sciences, including subjects such as pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, and pharmaceutical analysis.

What are the core subjects covered in the B Pharmacy curriculum?

The core subjects covered in the B Pharmacy curriculum include Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, and Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence.

Are there any elective subjects in the B Pharmacy program?

Yes, B Pharmacy programs often offer elective subjects to allow students to specialize in specific areas of pharmacy. Some common elective subjects include Clinical Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, and Medicinal Chemistry.

What topics are covered in the Pharmaceutics subject?

Pharmaceutics covers topics such as dosage forms, drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical technology, pharmaceutical calculations, and formulation development.

Can you explain the scope of Pharmaceutical Chemistry as a subject in B Pharmacy?

Pharmaceutical Chemistry encompasses topics like organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical analysis, drug synthesis, and drug discovery. It provides a deep understanding of chemical aspects related to pharmaceuticals.

What does the subject of Pharmacology entail in the B Pharmacy program?

Pharmacology focuses on the study of how drugs interact with living organisms. It covers topics like drug actions, mechanisms of action, drug receptors, toxicology, and pharmacokinetics.

What is the significance of Pharmacognosy in the B Pharmacy curriculum?

Pharmacognosy is the study of medicinal plants and natural sources of drugs. It involves topics such as herbal medicines, phytochemistry, plant identification, and standardization of herbal products.

Can you elaborate on Pharmaceutical Analysis as a subject in B Pharmacy?

Pharmaceutical Analysis deals with the analysis and quality control of pharmaceuticals. It covers techniques such as spectroscopy, chromatography, titration, and validation of analytical methods.

Are there any practical laboratory sessions included in the B Pharmacy curriculum?

Yes, B Pharmacy programs include practical laboratory sessions to provide hands-on training in various aspects of pharmacy, such as formulation development, drug analysis, pharmacological experiments, and microbiological techniques.

Are there any regulatory and legal aspects covered in the Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence subject?

Yes, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence covers topics related to pharmacy laws, drug regulations, intellectual property rights, ethics, and pharmacy practice guidelines.

How does the B Pharmacy syllabus prepare students for a career in the pharmaceutical industry?

The B Pharmacy syllabus is designed to equip students with a strong foundation in pharmaceutical sciences, practical skills, and industry-relevant knowledge. It prepares them for various roles in drug manufacturing, research and development, quality control, clinical pharmacy, and regulatory affairs.

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