Doctor of Pharmacy

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The program curriculum has been designed to achieve the following PEOs:

PEO – I

To produce graduates who possess adequate knowledge, attitude and skills which ensure that they can effectively contribute to the product development process

PEO – II 

To produce graduates who would be able to integrate and apply the basic principles of pharmaceutical sciences and product development to drug therapy and human health

PEO – III  

To produce graduates who design, develop, apply, assess and optimize the safe, appropriate and cost-effective pharmacotherapy protocols

PEO – IV  

To produce graduates whose competence, innovation and entrepreneurial skills can support and contribute to the development of a pharmaceutical or related industry

PEO – V

To produce graduates who can harness their knowledge and skills for the design and development of self-sustaining technopreneurial projects that can address the national and international needs

PEO – VI

To produce graduates who are committed to life-long learning and the professional development process to ensure that they are interested and dedicated to equip themselves with the knowledge of the latest evidence base in the field of pharmacy practice and product development

PEO – VII

To produce graduates with excellent communication, teamwork and leadership skills so that they play an influential role and a key part in shaping better patient care


Scheme of Studies

Year

Blocks

Modules

Courses

 

Foundation Year
(1st Professional)

I

Biochemical Basis of Life I

Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences I 

Cellular Basis of Life I

Professional Practice I

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry  
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology Physical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Forensic Pharmacy
  • Cell Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Mathematics and Biostatistics

II

Biochemical Basis of Life II

Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences II

Cellular Basis of Life II Behavioral Sciences I

III

Chemical Biology

Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences III

Cellular Basis of life III

Year

Blocks

Modules

Courses

 

Freshman Year
(2nd Professional)

 

IV

Basics of Drug Discovery &  Development I

Neurosciences I

Principles of Pharmacokinetics

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Dosage Form Science
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dispensing, Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer and its Application in Pharmacy
  • Functional English
  • Hands-on Training/Internship

V

Basics of Drug Discovery & Development II

CVS I (CVS)

Professional Practice II

VI

Oral Dosage Form I

CVS II (CVS & Hematology)

Behavioral Sciences II

VII

Oral Dosage Form II

Renal System

Integrated Practice I (Retail Community)

Year

Blocks

Modules

Courses

 

Sophomore Year
(3rd Professional)

 

VIII

Sterile Products

Gastrointestinal System

Behavioral Sciences III

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Dosage Form Science
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dispensing, Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer and its Application in Pharmacy
  • Functional English
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Hands-on Training/Internship

IX

Instillations

Endocrine & Reproductive System

Professional Practice III

Integrated Practice II (Industrial)

X

Aerosols & Inhalations

Respiratory System

Professional Practice IV

Integrated Practice III-A (Hospital OPD)

XI

Topical and Transdermal Systems

Integumentary System and MSK System

Behavioral Sciences IV

Integrated Practice III-B (Hospital IPD)

Year

Blocks

Modules

Courses

 

Junior Year
(4th Professional)

 

XII

Unit Operations

Neurosciences II

Professional Practice V-A

Integrated Practice IV-A (Clinical)

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Dosage Form Science Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dispensing, Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer and its Application in Pharmacy
  • Functional English
  • Hospital Pharmacy Industrial Pharmacy Forensic Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Mathematics and Biostatistics Hands-on Training/Internship

XIII

Clinical Pharmaceutics

Infectious Diseases

Behavioral Sciences V

Integrated Practice IV-B (Clinical)

XIV

Biopharmaceutics I

Nutrition Support

Professional Practice V-B

Integrated Practice IV-C (Clinical)

XV

Biopharmaceutics II

Oncology

Behavioral Sciences VI

Integrated Practice IV-D (Clinical)

Year

Blocks

Modules

Courses

 

Senior Year
(5th Professional)

XVI

Advances in  DDD  I

Professional Practice VI A

Research Methodology I

Integrated Practice IV-E (Clinical)

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis Anatomy and Histology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Dosage Form Science Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dispensing, Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer and its Application in Pharmacy Functional English
  • Hospital Pharmacy Industrial Pharmacy Forensic Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Mathematics and Biostatistics
  • Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing
  • Hands-on Training/Internship

XVII

Advances in DDD  II

Professional Practice VI B

Research Methodology II

Integrated Practice IV-F (Clinical)

XVIII

Community Service & Public Health

Entrepreneurship

Final Year Project

Student-led Clerkship

Program Design

The student shall be able to develop integrated projects (products/ procedures/ set-ups) to ensure safe, efficacious and cost-effective use of medicines through production, use, promotion, entrepreneurship and scholarship.

The student shall be able to:

  • Plan a pharmacotherapeutic intervention plan for the patients suffering from a specific diseased state.
  • Develop an understanding of technical, technological, managerial, regulatory and financial requirements of establishing a pharmacist-run practice set-up.
  • Contribute to the fulfilment of national needs as an active member of the society as a person and a professional.

The student shall develop an understanding of the biological, chemical and physical processes involved in the preparation of drug molecules/ dosage forms and the mechanisms that lead to the establishment of their pharmacological actions at molecular, cellular, organ and organismal level.


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