Introduction : Career Growth After B.Pharma

What is Pharmacy

Pharmacy is defined as the branch of science that deals with the preparation, doses, dispensing and effects of medicines. A student gets a professional name as *Pharmacist* after completing 4 years pharmacy course. He or She gets a licence to his or her name issued by the respective State pharmacy councils of different states.Pharmacy is one of the most popular careers to pursue for PCB or PCM students after class 12th class.

The Subjects that we study in Pharmaceutical Sciences whole course are:

Pharmaceutical Chemistry including Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Medicinal Chemistry .

Pharmaceutics : which deals with formulation, drug delivery, drug stability, dosage forms, patient acceptanceetc.

Pharmacology : the study of effects of drugs on the human body and biological systems — a mixture of biology, physiology, and chemistry; will cover both basic, advanced and clinical pharmacology.

Pharmacognosy : the study of medicinal drugs derived from plants; deals with botany, plant science, and phytochemistry

Biochemistry : the study of biological reactions within living organisms Microbiology : the study of micro- organisms like bacteria, virus, protozoa etc. Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology : which deals with basic concepts of Chemical Engineering — e.g. Fluid Dynamics, Process Chemistry and Industrial Processes.

Career Scopes after B.pharma Course:

  1. Go abroad

B.Pharm is one of the best degree courses to get a job abroad. Pharmacy aspirants can even give TOEFL, GRE, IELTS, etc who wish to go to other countries.

2. Clinical Research Associate CRO:

After a degree course one can avail a medical underwriter, clinical research associate, CRO and data validation associate.

3. R & D Scientist

R and D is the most consistent  area  to work with after b.pharma even through one can achieve higher education along with it.The pharma industry mostly thrives on the R&D division. Research is important to develop new medicine and evaluate the efficacy and safety of new medicines for human consumption.

4. Quality Control Associate:

once  the B Pharma  degree is in hand the area of Quality control can be taken . The job role  includes developing, applying, revising and maintaining quality standards  in process of making aformulation.

5. Formulation Development (F&D): Associate.

Identifying new and more effective formulations like tablets ,capsules, syrups, ointments, lotions etc is as important as finding a new drug molecule. This is where the F&D plays an important role.

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6. Drug Inspector:

As a drug inspector, monitoring the utility, safety, and quality of a drug from the time of its manufacturing to the time it is dispatched to the retail shop.

7. Scientific Writer:

As a scientific writer, researching, writing and editing scientific news, features, and articles in a clear, concise and accurate manner. New research articles , reviews are also written by a scientific writer.

8. Sales & Marketing Executive:

The sales and marketing job function absorbs the maximum number of pharmacy graduates. The number of jobs available in the sales function is plenty. The salary structure is also decent. More importantly, on good performances, the incentives are really lucrative. The job is challenging of course, but rewarding aswell.

9. Community Pharmacist

As a community  pharmacist,  there is a direct customer contact while giving them advice and information about their general health. Selling OTC and prescription medicines to patients and inform them about the use and dosage.

10 Higher studies:

B. Pharmacy degree holders can also get employed in the private or government sector as pharmacists, drug inspectors, medical underwriters  or even open a drug store.  After completion of B.pharma one can also go for Higher Education- M. Pharmacy


With a range of lucrative Pharmacy career options and so many career.

So, above mentioned points should be taken into consideration when any student seeking the admission in pharmacy. I would like to share one of the top college in Uttar Pradesh who is committed to their students to provide top quality of knowledge and overall grooming of their students from last 26 years known as IIMT COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, Greater Noida.