Government Colleges for Bachelor of Pharmacy


Pharmacists are involved in the job of dispense injections, tablets, pills, powder, ointments, medicines as per the prescription provided by a medical practitioner and they are also engaged in compounding, mixing and preparation of medicines.

In India a number of educational programmes are offering with respect to pharmacy and one of the popular courses is Bachelor of Pharmacy or B. Pharm. This course is being offered by a number of colleges in India and these colleges should get approval from the Pharmacy Council of India to offer courses in Pharmacy. The list of government colleges offering B. Pharm course in India is given below:

Bhagwanlal K. Mody Government Pharmacy College, Rajkot, Gujarat

Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, Delhi

Government College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka

Government College of Pharmaceutical Science, Calicut, Kerala

Government College of Pharmaceutical Science, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Government College of Pharmacy, Satara District, Maharashtra

Government College of Pharmacy, Amravati, Maharashtra

Government College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Government College of Pharmacy, Amritsar, Punjab

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Polytechnic College for Girls, Patiala, Punjab

Regional Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, Agartala, Tripura

Institute of Pharmacy, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Goa College of Pharmacy, Goa

Eligibility to get admission to the B. Pharm Course:

Candidates who have completed their higher secondary examination in science stream with any of the following combination of subjects are permitted to take up Bachelor of Pharmacy course in most of the Government Polytechnic Colleges:

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology

Course duration and admission procedure:

The duration of Bachelor of Pharmacy course is four years and admission is offered to this course based on the marks secured by the students in the qualifying examination. Even some colleges conduct their own entrance examination and some colleges admit students based on their performance in the state-level entrance examination for this course.

Higher studies after B. Pharm:

On successful completion of Bachelor of Pharmacy course, candidates can take up Master of Pharmacy course, which is being offered with a number of specializations in a number of educational institutions in India. Some of these specializations are:

Pharmacy Practice

Pharmaceutical Chemistry




Pharmaceutical engineering


Even though, all these courses might not be available in a single college, some colleges might offer a specialization, while the other college might offer some other specialization.

Career prospects after Bachelor of pharmacy:

Some of the career opportunities prevailing for B. Pharm graduates are:

Finding a job in pharmaceutical industry

Finding a job in research institutions

Working with educational institutions as lecturer in the field of pharmacy, but for this, candidates must complete their PG course in pharmacy

They can engage in activities pertaining to creation, formulation, manufacturing and distribution of new drugs by finding job opportunities in pharmaceutical companies engaged in these activities

They can also run their own pharmacy/drug shops by registering themselves with State Pharmacy Council

Therefore, Bachelor of Pharmacy course offers a wide range of aforesaid career prospects to the aspirants.



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5 Responses to “Government Colleges for Bachelor of Pharmacy”

  1. 5

    sir i have just completed my 12th class i want to know dat which course is better 4 me b.farma or pharma.d

  2. 4

    i am attn to b,pharm entranec exam so how to apply

  3. 3

    i am 12th passed student with maths science steam…and i have secured 63percnt.
    And recently i have faced mp pet exam.
    I want to do B PHARMA from a governement collage in MP…so what i will have to do for admission…???

  4. 2
    Vishwakarma Jyoti:

    Requied marks in CET and in 12 class

  5. 1
    Madan Mohan:

    I want to get admission in B.Pharma from college of repute in NCR Delhi, region,

    pl provide me the names of such institutes/colleges in and around delhi.