A Bachelor of Pharmacy (abbreviated B Pharm) is an undergraduate academic degree in the field of pharmacy. The degree is the basic prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist in India and its about understanding the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use. In some countries.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is popularly known as B-Pharm in India. It is a four-year program in semester scheme. In order to be eligible, one must pass with at least 45% marks in 10 + 2 (or an equivalent examination) with biology or mathametics as one of the subjects. D.Pharm (Diploma of Pharmacy) holders are eligible for admission into B.Pharm into the second year directly via lateral entry in India.
Colleges imparting pharmaceutical education (B.Pharm, D.Pharm) must be approved by All Indian Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and Pharmacy Council Of India (PCI). For a student to be eligible for registration as a pharmacist in India, the college from which he or she graduated must be approved by the PCI. B-Pharm is often superseded by M-Pharm and PhD-level courses although the minimum qualification required for registration as a pharmacist is D.Pharm.