We can identify the professionals who diagnose our illness, but most of the people aren’t aware of the fact that the drug we take is manufactured by the Pharmacy industry, commonly known as the pharmaceutical industry. There’s a long process involved in the manufacturing of a drug, and its approval in the Pharma industry.
Pharmacists (Chemists or druggists): Pharmacists are healthcare professionals who practice in pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication use.
They are licensed to prepare and dispense medications, involved in patient care, counsel patients, and monitor outcomes according to a prescription from a licensed health professional.
Apart from drugs too, a pharmacist has holistic roles to play in anything that has chemicals, from the food you take to the products you use, all of this comes under the umbrella of pharmacy. They have an active role to play in many industries.

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Pharmacy

UG Level

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognised board.
  • Candidates must have Physics, Biology and Chemistry as their compulsory subjects.
  • An aggregate of a minimum of 55 % is required.

PG Level

  • Candidates must have done their Bachelor of Pharmacy  from a recognised university or institute.
  • Minimum aggregate is dependent on the university you’re pitching for, but the candidate should at least have obtained 50% marks.

Scope of Pharmacy

Pharmacy science is way broader than sitting behind the counter of a drug store. It is a vast and very important field.  India is one of the biggest pharma markets in the world.

What is pharmacy all about? When you go to a doctor, he diagnoses the diseases, but the medicine you take is not developed by the doctor.
It is developed by a pharmacist. The pharmacist knows the chemical compound, its nature and effect on the body of a living being.
Therefore, in the medicinal field, pharma is one of the most important fields. Owing to the increased no. of diseases, there’s a huge scope in the field of pharmacy.
Medicine is important to humankind and so the professionals who manufacture it. Not just in India but there’s a huge demand for Pharmacy professionals in foreign countries too.

Pharmacy Courses

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