Pharmacy is a versatile, dynamic, growing and increasingly diverse profession; one which creates an excitement because there are so many opportunities for service. Recognized as a science-driven and clinically focused area, Pharmacy is a discipline that combines a wide range of scientific concepts which are critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is an undergraduate degree course in the field of Pharmacy education. In this course the students study about the drugs and medicines, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Medicinal Chemistry etc.
To provide excellent pharmaceutical education and research opportunities in pharmaceutical sciences to improve healthcare needs of community and technological aspects of industries.
Adequate guidance, extensive training with broad vision is provided to students through multi-dimensional programs by the experienced faculty and industry institute interaction coupled with latest tools and techniques in Pharmaceutical Sciences to make them potential leaders, research scientists and entrepreneurs with assured placement in the profession of pharmacy.
- To impart need based quality education in the areas of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
- To establish national/ international collaborative research and linkages.
- To Collaborate with pharma industries to meet the global challenges.
- To create of specialized centers to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical industries and other research and teaching institutes.
- To educate the students in community pharmacy and pharmaceutical management.
- To Inculcate the values of professional ethics, discipline and zeal to excel in the students.
- To develop holistic personality of the students by all possible ways so that they can contribute effectively and efficiently in the respective professional career, besides offering sound technical knowledge.
- B.Pharmacy (60 Seats)
- B.Pharmacy (Lateral Entry into 2nd Year)
All those candidates who have passed the 10+2 with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects and one subject from Mathematics, Biology or Bio-Technology conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council can apply for admission to this course.
B.Pharmacy (Lateral Entry into 2nd Year):
All those candidates who have passed the 2 year diploma in pharmacy from an institution affiliated to PSBTE&IT /recognized Board / University / Council and duly approved by PCI/AICTE and should have obtained a minimum of 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST Category) in the above mentioned qualifying examination, can get admission to this course.
- To Develop professional Pharmacists globally considering the needs of whole world.
- To produce a pharmacist having skills and ability equivalent to International standards of Pharmacy Training.
- To initiate research which will utilize locally available materials for possible use in Pharmaceutical Industry.
- To practice according to the internationally accepted professional code of ethics which will include the ability to: Compound and dispense medicine including sterile preparations, Evaluate drugs to determine and maintain their quality, Participate in the health teams by giving advice in all matters relating to drugs, and, Participate in the training of nonprofessional pharmaceutical staff e.g. dispensers and other health personnel as appropriate.
- Develop ability for in-depth analytical and critical thinking in order to identify, formulate and solve the issues related to Pharmaceutical Industry, Regulatory Agencies, Hospital Pharmacy and Community Pharmacy.
- Develop an ability to solve, analyze and interpret data generated from Formulation Development, Quality Control and Quality Assurance.
- Develop written and oral communication skills in order to communicate effectively the outcomes of the Pharmaceutical problems.
- Develop team spirit, apart from responding to the social needs and professional ethics.
- Develop an aptitude for lifelong learning and continuous professional development.
- Develop an understanding for the need of pharmaceutical sciences and technology towards giving quality life to people in society.
Scope of Employment
Due to the opening of large pharmaceutical companies, the future in the field of pharmacy is bright. Numerous jobs are available for pharmacists in government as well as private organizations. As such after completing the studies, a student can easily find jobs in pharmaceutical industries, government departments, colleges and universities, hospitals, investigation and research institutes etc. Pharmacists can practice in community pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, psychiatric hospitals, and regulatory agencies. Sales & Marketing job sector also hires maximum number of pharmacy graduates. One can also work in retail stores of medicines. After registering with the state Pharmacy Council, one can open chemist/drug store and sell medicines as per doctor’s prescription.After the completion of the course the students can work as a:
- Chemical/Drug Technician
- Drug Therapist
- Drug Inspector
- Hospital Drug Coordinator
- Health Inspector
- Research Officer
Program Outcomes (POs)
PO1: Domain Expertise: Apply comprehensive knowledge and basic principles of Pharmaceutical and other associated sciences.
PO2: Professional Skills: Demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate and solve complex problems of Pharmaceutical Industry, Community & Hospital Pharmacy.
PO3: Research Orientation: Apply and demonstrate their professional skills and comprehensive knowledge to carry out research in the core and applied areas of pharmaceutical sciences.
PO4: Planning Abilities: Demonstrate effective planning, delegation skills, organizational skills and resource management abilities for their effective implementation.
PO5: Critical Thinking: Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, thinking analytically, and critically, for solving pharmaceutical problems and drawing decisions.
PO6: Modern Tool Usage: Apply appropriate methods, procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools.
PO7: Leadership and Team Work: Demonstrate leadership skills with high level of integrity and ethics to function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO8: Communication: Communicate effectively with the professional community and with society at large; for effective and impressive representation.
PO9: Professional Ethics: Possess personal & universal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts.
PO10: Social Responsibility: Apply contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and legal issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional pharmacy practice.
PO11: Leadership and Teamwork: Understand the impact of professional pharmacy solutions in context environment and demonstrate the knowledge for sustainable development.
PO12: Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, Self-assess and effectively use the feedback from others to identify learning needs to compete globally.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)
PSO1: Pharmacy Graduates will have fundamental knowledge in preparing conventional as well as novel pharmaceutical dosage forms, their methods of dispensing and recent advancements made in the field of Pharmaceutical Product Development.
PSO2: The Graduates will develop an ability to design, conduct, and interpret various analytical studies/reports being used by pharmaceutical industries during drug design, formulation design, and production etc.
PSO3: Pharmacy Graduates will have an understanding about different laws that govern different aspects of pharmacy that builds up their fundamental knowledge about the ethics associated with the profession of pharmacy.
“The Department of Pharmacy organized an enriching industrial visit to ASPEN LIFESCIENCES, AMRITSAR on April 12, 2023 for the students of 2nd Semester of B. Pharmacy.”
“The Department of Pharmacy organized an enriching visit to IVY hospital Amritsar on April 6, 2023 for the students of D. Pharmacy second year.”
“Department of Pharmacy organized a visit for the students of 1st year Diploma in Pharmacy to Botanical Garden in Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar on 1st March 2023.”
“Pharma Club organised “Handwriting Competition” on 1st March 2023 in the Pharmacy Department.”
“The Department of Pharmacy organized an Industrial visit to Systacare Remedies, Amritsar on 23rd Feb., 2023 for students of B.Pharmacy (4th Semester).”
Students got the opportunity to gain vital knowledge regarding various equipments, manufacturing processes, sample preparation and standard testing procedures. They visited various sections including Production Unit, Quality Assurance and Quality Control Labs.
Students were also exposed to various various testing procedures and SOP’s that are required to follow while working in a pharmaceutical industry.
Two faculty memebers of the Department Ms Rupinder Kaur and Ms Richa accompanied the students.
“Pharma Club of Pharmacy department Organized *Talent Show” Competition on 22 Feb, 2023”
A talent show is an event in which participants show their talent and skill in various arts such as Singing, Dancing, Lip-syncing, Acting, Martial Arts, Playing some musical instrument, Poetry, Comedy or such other activities. Students participated in various events with zeal and enthusiasm and entertained the audience.
At the end of the activity, the following students were declared as winners and awarded with certificates:
1.Zameer Manzoor ( B-Pharmacy 6th)
2. Sanamdeep Chohan
(D- pharmacy Ist )
*Awareness Session on Dental Myths v/s Facts and the Maintenance of Oral Hygiene”
“Department of Pharmacy of the Institute organised an awareness session about oral hygiene on 20-2-22.”
“Department of Pharmacy organized a free Eye check-up camp on 13th February 2023 for the students and faculty members of the Institute in collaboration with ASG Eye Hospital Amritsar.”
“Department of Pharmacy organized an expert talk on the topic of “Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening” on 21-12-22.”
“Pharma Club of Pharmacy Department organized Paper Dance Competition on 2nd November 2022.”
“Pharma Club of Pharmacy Department Organized JUST A MINUTE ” Competition on 26th october 2022.”
“Global Group of Institutes in association with PhulkariCan, an NGO. organized a seminar on gender equality and health issues related to women at its campus today on 20th October 2022.”
“Pharma Club of Pharmacy Organized “Debate Competition “on 19th October 2022”
Pharma Club of Pharmacy Organized “Debate Competition “on 19th October 2022
It is an event where the participants present their arguments or discuss a topic from two different perspectives.
The main objective of such an activity is to convince others about one’s viewpoint.
At the end following students were declared as winners and were awarded certificates :
1. Akshit Joshi MLS 1st Sem
2. Aman Hans B Sc OTT 1St Sem.
3. Anjali B Pharmacy 1St Sem.
4. Gurpal Singh B Pharmacy 1st Sem
5 . Rumman MLS
5th Sem .
6 . Lovepreet Singh B Pharmacy 3rd Sem
LIP SYNCHRONIZATION COMPETITION
Pharma Club of Pharmacy Department Organized the “Lip Synchronization Competition” on 28th September 2022 in Pharmacy Department.
Lip Sync or lip Synch is a technical term used for matching a speaking or singing person’s lip movements with the sung or spoken vocals.
Audio for lip syncing is generated through the sound reinforcement system in a live performance or via television, computer, cinema speakers, or other forms of audio output.
Students participated enthusiastically in the competition.
The winners were :
1. Bhumika Bedi ( B.Pharma 1st Sem )
2.Shouket Hamid ( B.Pharma 5th Sem )
Dumb Charades Activity by Pharmacy Department
“INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY ON 15-11-2021
Department of Pharmacy organized an Expert Talk on Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. Mr. Kartik Kapur, the production Head – Adison Pharmaceuticals. In this interactive session, he gave detailed information about the Liquid insights of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry, the stats of our Indian Market, the history of pharmaceutical industries, which was a very knowledgeable topic to be learnt for the upcoming pharmacist. The pharmaceutical industry in India is one of the largest industry in the whole world with maximum production and supply rate. It was much interesting to note that how small pharmaceutical industries have a major impact on the economy of the country. He also made students aware about the career opportunities that have increased with the increasing demand of medicine as well as pharmaceutical products specifically in this post-covid era. The webinar was followed by question answer session and it was a great success and well appreciated by the students and faculty members.
“IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS FOR GOOD CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN PHARMA SECTOR on 20-08-2021
Department of Pharmacy coordinated a guest lecture for the understudies, as these lectures become a significant part of education. The talk was conveyed by Dr. Subheet Kumar Jain, Head of Department of Pharmaceutical sciences GNDU, Amritsar. The subject of talk was ‘Important Considerations for Good Carrier Opportunities in Pharma Sector.’ All the understudies went to the talk effectively and furthermore cleared their questions about their prospectus
“RECENT TRENDS IN ANALYTICAL SCIENCE: LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY ON 14-06-2021
Department of Pharmacy organized a Webinar on Recent trends in analytical science: Liquid chromatography: Basics, Instrumentation & applications in Pharma industry. Miss Kriti Gulati an application specialist – Liquid chromatography was the Expert Speaker for this webinar. In this interactive session, she gave detailed information about the Liquid chromatography including its principle, instrumentation and applications in pharmaceutical industry which is a very knowledgeable topic to be learnt. HPLC is the form of liquid chromatography that is generally used in the pharmaceutical industry, as it can provide the precise results that are required. The results can be used to analyse finished drug products and their ingredients quantitatively and qualitatively during the manufacturing process. The webinar was followed by question answer session and it was a great success and well appreciated by the students and faculty members.
“LABORATORY QUALITY MANAGEMENT ON 08-06-2021
Department of Pharmacy and MLS organized a Webinar on Laboratory Quality Management. Mr. Roshan Sah, a certified internal auditor and a scientific officer at SRL diagnostics was the Expert Speaker for this webinar. In his interactive session, he gave detailed information about the Laboratory Quality Management which is one of the most important protocols to be followed these days. Mr. Sah also gave practical hands-on experience providing the students with the