Department of Pharmacy

Philosophy

UITS is more of a “learning institution” than a mere “teaching institution”.  It is not a “teaching shop”; obviously the focus is more on knowledge than mere skills. The faculty are individuals who are deep researchers qualified to write and critique contemporary textbooks in the area they reach; obviously they do not teach to a “fixed syllabus”.  They “design” the courses taking into account current trends and the student background so as to blend what is collectively taught across different courses into a cohesive body of knowledge that prepares the students not just for today but to take on the developments that are likely to take place years ahead. What is laid in the courses is a solid foundation that prepares the individual student to pursue academic or industrial career with rigor and innovation.  The lectures are supplemented tutorials and self-reading (both individually and in groups) as well as projects.  It is not sufficient to pick up what is taught in the class or written in the textbooks; it is important to understand, assimilate and demonstrate the individual and collective ability to apply the knowledge to a research/application environment.  This is what sets apart UITS from the rest of the institutions.

Objectives

The Department of Pharmacy offers the Bachelor of Pharmacy i.e., B. Pharm. Degree. Bachelor of Pharmacy is a four-year degree course, which includes theoretical courses, laboratory works, project works and intensive industrial and hospital training. This program aims at providing students with modern and broad-based education in pharmaceutical sciences and preparing them as well-trained pharmacy professionals/pharmacists to meet the needs of the Pharmacy profession as practiced all over the world. Through this program students will be equipped with the ethical requirements and technical know-how of the profession to develop their ability to practice as skilled and competent pharmacists both at home and abroad and in any field of the Pharmacy profession. B. Pharm. graduates have ample scope to work in the production, quality control, quality assurance, sales and promotion departments of the pharmaceuticals manufacturing industries and in the Community and Hospital pharmacies both at home and abroad.

Program

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy

Academic Year

Each Academic Year is divided into 2 semesters Spring (February – July), Autumn (August- January). Classes are held within 20 weeks of a semester and 2 weeks are allocated for Mid Term and Term Final Examinations.

Curriculum Structure

Categories Credits
General Education 10.0
Program Core 159.0
Total 169.0

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