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               Duration of the Course                     

 The course of study for B.Pharm shall extend over a period of four academic years and three academic years for those admitted to second B. Pharm directly. The curricula and syllabi for the course shall be prescribed from time to time.

 Medium of Instruction and examinations 

Medium of Instruction and Examination shall be English

Attendance  and Progress

A candidate is required to put in at least 80% attendance in theory and practical  subjects  separately  in a recognized institution approved by and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The candidate shall complete the prescribed course satisfactorily  to be eligible to appear for the respective examinations.

Course of Study

The course of study for B.Pharm I, II, III and IV year shall include the respective theory & practical subjects as given in Table -I, II, III and IV respectively. The number of hours to be devoted to each theory and practical subject in an academic year shall not be less than that shown in Table -I ,II, III and IV

Approval of institution conducting the course of study

The regular course for B.Pharm I, II, III and IV  year under clause V shall be conducted by an institution  approved by All  India Council for Technical Education and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi  University  of Health sciences , Karnataka. The approval  and affiliation will be granted only if adequate arrangements for teaching and non-teaching staff are provided  as required under the norms of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, Karnataka (as prescribed in Section VI).

Academic Work

A regular record of  attendance both in theory and practical shall be maintained by the teaching staff of respective subjects.

Internal Assessment Marks :

A. Theory : Three sessional examination evenly spread during the academic year shall be conducted by the affiliated colleges. The average marks of the best two examinations shall be computed out of a maximum of 30 marks and shall constitute the sessional award in theory. Provided further the colleges may conduct one special theory sessional examinations towards the end of the academic session for those who might have missed any one of the regular sessional examination on genuine grounds. For special theory sessional examination, the portion prescribed shall be the entire syllabus of the subject.

B. Practical : Students are expected to perform the experiments listed in the respective syllabus. The number of experiments are also listed. Marks shall be awarded out of a maximum of 10 to each of the practical exercise and an average of those shall be computed out of maximum of 10 marks . In addition, three practical sessional examinations evenly spread during each academic year shall be computed  out of  a maximum of 20 marks. A total of 30 marks shall constitute the sessional award in practical. While awarding the sessional marks for practical experiments, the following considerations should be taken into account.

1. Preparation of the candidate.

2. Manipulative Skills.

3. Results of the experiment.

4. Knowledge of the experiment

5. Viva voce pertaining to the experiments only.

The college shall maintain the sessional books of  the students and the record of sessional award of the students.

A regular record of both theory and practical class work and sessional examinations conducted in an institution imparting the course shall be maintained for each student in the institution. Marks shall be awarded as per the schemes given in Table- V, VI, VII and VIII.

Examinations

There shall be four examinations namely , First year, Second Year, Third year and Final year B. Pharm examination. The details regarding the duration of papers, maximum marks for each paper including the sessional marks allotted to each subject is given in Table- V, VI, VII an VIII.

Criteria for pass

a) Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50 % marks in the Theory (including sessionals) and Practical (including sessionals) separately in any subject or subjects shall be declared to have passed in that subject/s and exempted from appearing in that subject/s at subsequent examination.

b) Theory and Practical of a particular subject are considered as individual subjects for the purpose of pass criteria

Conditions under which candidates are permitted to proceed to next higher class :

a) Out of seven subjects to be studied at I. B.Pharm course , there shall be an examination conducted by the college in respect of the following three subjects.

     (i) Mathematics - theory.

    (ii) Biology- theory and practical .

   (iii) Computer Science & Statistics for the candidates admitted on PUC /12th standard /Equivalent qualification and for the candidates admitted to II. B.Pharm, admitted on the basis of D.Pharm.

b) The candidates are required to score a minimum of 40 % marks of the total marks prescribed for  pass in all the above three subjects both in theory and practical separately including their sessional marks for a pass.

c) Candidates of I B.Pharm are permitted to carry over all the failed subjects to II B.Pharm examination concurrently along with failed subjects of I B.Pharm. However, these candidates have to pass all the failed subjects of I B.Pharm to become eligible to proceed to III B.Pharm.

d) Similarly, candidates of II B.Pharm who have completely passed all the subjects of B.Pharm but have failed in II B. Pharm are permitted to carryover all the failed subjects of  II B. Pharm. to III B.Pharm and appear for IIIB.Pharm concurrently  along with fialed subjects of II B.Pharm. However, these candidates have to pass all the failed subjects of II pharm to III B.Pharm to become eligible to proceed  to IV B.Pharm.

e) Candidates of III B.Pharm who have completely  passed all the subjects of II B. Pharm but have failed in III B.Pharm  are permitted to carry over all the failed subjects of II B.Pharm and appear for IV B.Pharm examination concurrently along with failed subjects of III B.Pharm.

The carryover facility as above shall be applicable to B.Pharm students of 1998-99 batch and onwards.

f) The final B. Pharm candidates can appear for all the subjects of IV B.Pharm along with the failed subjects of III B.Pharm. However they have to pass all the subjects of III B.Pharm before the announcement of IV  B.Pharm results.

g) However in case of  In-service  candidates  (those who are Registered Pharmacists and have put in minimum of 5 years working experience in either Government or Private sector), they are permitted  to take admission into Final year  B.Pharm subjects also in case of carryover  and he/ she satisfactorily completed the practical training as mentioned under clause XIII.

Improvement of sessional marks

Candidates who wish to improve the sessional marks only in theory subjects can do so by appearing in the special re-sessional examinations conducted by the college. A minimum of two and maximum of three sessional examinations shall be conducted by the college out of which the average marks of the best two of the three special re-sessional examination shall be forwarded to the university at least 15 days prior to the commencement of the next university examination. Incase the marks scored by the students in the re-sessional examination  are less than regular sessional examination. The head of the institution shall forward the marks whichever is higher ( Re-sessional / Regular sessional). The re-sessional /regular sessional marks shall be sent to the university at least 15 days  prior to the next university examination.

Declaration of class

Class hall be awarded at the end of I, II, III and final year of B. Pharm examination as shown below:

  • Distinction                        75% and above
  • First  class                        60 % and above and less than 75%
  • Second class                     50 % and above and less than 60%

Pass class shall be awarded to such of the candidates who would have passed the examination in more than one attempt. However , this shall not be applicable to candidates who are exempted in Introductory Mathematics by the RGUHS  Karnataka, Bangalore.

 Submission of Certificates

Every candidate shall undergo practical training in Pharmaceutical manufacturing  House  / Approved Hospital / CSIR research labs for a period of not less than one hundred an d fifty hours to be covered in not less than 45 days after completing  III B. Pharm or IV B. Pharm course.

Candidates should submit two copies of the training report duly certified by the authorities of the training center in which he/ she has undergone training duly accepted and certified by the Head of the Institution.

 Industrial Tour

Candidates studying in final year of the course shall visit several Pharmaceutical  manufacturing houses as a supplement to their academic training and submit a report to the satisfaction  of the Head of the Institution  where he/ she has studied.

 Award of Ranks

Ranks and Medals shall be awarded on the basis of aggregate of all the four university examinations of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences , Karnataka, Bangalore. However , candidates who fail in one or more subjects during the B. Pharm courses shall not be eligible for award of ranks.

Moreover, the candidates should have completed the B.Pharm course in minimum prescribed number of years, (four years) for the award of Ranks, 

Award of Degree
Candidates who fulfill  the requirement s mentioned in X (h) and XIII will be eligible for award of degree during the ensuring convocation.

  Courses of Study for B.Pharm

Sl.No Subject Theory Hours / Week Practical Hours Tutorials Per batch of 20 students/ Hours / Week
1.1 Human Anatomy and Physiology 03 03 01
1.2 Pharmaceutics 02 03 01
1.3 Pharmacognosy - I 02 03 01
1.4 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 03 03 01
1.5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 03 03 01
1.6 Mathematics
OR Biology
03/02
00/02 Nil
1.7 Computer Sciences & Statistics 03 02 Nil
  Total Number of Working Hours** 16 17/19 05
      38 hours  

     * College Exams Only

   **Total number of working hours per week for students securing  admission to I B.Pharm  with P.C.M.B is 38 hours.

   ** Total number of working hours per week for students securing admission to I B.Pharm with P.C.B is 41 hours.

  ** Total number of working hours  per week for students securing  admission to I B.Pharm  with P.C.M is 42 hours

Second year B.Pharm

Sl.No Subject Theory Hours / Week Practical Hours Tutorials Per batch of 20 students/ Hours / Week
2.1 Physical Pharmaceutics 03 03 01
2.2 Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Bio technology 02 03 02
2.3 Patho Physiology 03 00 02
2.4 Applied Biochemistry 03 03 01
2.5 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-II 03 03 02
  Total Number of Working Hours** 15 12 08
      35 hours  

Note : 2.6 Maths / Biology  and Computer Science for D.Pharm students (ER91) for  PCB/ PCM candidates only.

Third year B.Pharm

Sl.No Subject Theory Hours / Week Practical Hours Tutorials Per batch of 20 students/ Hours / Week
3.1 Medicinal Chemistry -I 03 03 01
3.2 Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 02 03 02
3.3 Pharmacognosy and Phyto Chemistry 03 00 02
3.4 Pharmaceutical Engineering 03 03 01
3.5 Pharmacology 03 03 02
  Total Number of Working Hours** 14 12 08
      34 hours  

 

Fourth year B.Pharm

Sl.No Subject Theory Hours / Week Practical Hours Tutorials Per batch of 20 students/ Hours / Week
4.1 Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics 03 03 01
4.2 Instrumental and Biomedical Analysis 02 03 01
4.3 Pharmacology and Toxicology 02 04 01
4.4 Medicinal Chemistry- II 03 03 01
4.5 Industrial Pharmacognosy 02 03 01
4.6 ELECTIVE *

I. Industrial Pharmacy:

a. Advanced Industrial Pharmacy

b. Pharmaceutical marketing & management. or

II. Pharmacy Practice :

a. Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic drug monitoring

b. Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy

 

 

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  Total Number of Working Hours 16 16 6
      38 hours  

* Students are given the option to select the elective subjcts of therir choice. ie.,

I.Industrial Pharmacy, OR II.Pharmacy PRactice.

SCHEME OF STUDY AND EXAMINATION FOR B.PHARMA COURSE


SCHEME OF STUDY AND EXAMINATION FOR FIRST YEAR B.PHARMA COURSE
Code.No Theory Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessoinal Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Written Papers Total
1.1 Human Anatomy and Physiology 01 03 30 70 100
1.2 Pharmaceutics 01 03 30 70 100
1.3 Pharmacognosy - I 01 03 30 70 100
1.4 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 01 03 30 70 100
1.5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 01 03 30 70 100
1.6 Mathematics
Or Biology
01
01
03
03
30
30
70
70
100
100
1.7 Computer Sciences & Statistics 01 03 30 70 100

Code.No Practical Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Practical Exam Total
1.1 Human Anatomy and Physiology 01 04 30 70 100
1.2 Pharmaceutics 01 04 30 70 100
1.3 Pharmacognosy - I 01 04 30 70 100
1.4 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 01 04 30 70 100
1.5 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 01 04 30 70 100
1.6 Mathematics
Or Biology
-
01
-
04
-
30
-
70
-
100
1.7 Computer Sciences & Statistics 01 04 30 70 100

SCHEME OF STUDY AND EXAMINATION FOR SECOND YEAR B.PHARMA COURSE
Code.No Theory Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Written Papers Total
2.1 Physical Pharmaceutics 01 03 30 70 100
2.2 Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology 01 03 30 70 100
2.3 Pathophysiology 01 03 30 70 100
2.4 Applied Biochemistry 01 03 30 70 100
2.5 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-II 01 03 30 70 100

Code.No Practical Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Practical Exam Total
2.1 Physical Pharmaceutics 01 04 30 70 100
2.2 Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology 01 04 30 70 100
2.3 Pathophysiology - - - - -
2.4 Applied Biochemistry 01 04 30 70 100
2.5 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry -II 01 04 30 70 100


SCHEME OF STUDY AND EXAMINATION FOR THIRD YEAR B.PHARMA COURSE
Code.No Theory Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Written Papers Total
3.1 Medicinal Chemistry - I 01 03 30 70 100
3.2 Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 01 03 30 70 100
3.3 Pharmacognosy and Pathochemistry 01 03 30 70 100
3.4 Pharmaceutical Engineering 01 03 30 70 100
3.5 Pharmcology 01 03 30 70 100

Code.No Practical Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Practical Exam Total
3.1 Medicinal Chemistry - I 01 04 30 70 100
3.2 Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence - - - - -
3.3 Pharmacognosy and Pathochemistry 01 04 30 70 100
3.4 Pharmaceutical Engineering 01 04 30 70 100
3.5 Pharmcology 01 04 30 70 100

SCHEME OF STUDY AND EXAMINATION FOR FOURTH YEAR B.PHARMA COURSE
Code.No Theory Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Practical Exam Total
4.1 Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics 01 03 30 70 100
4.2 Instrumental and Biomedical Analysis 01 03 30 70 100
4.3 Pharmacology and Toxicology 01 03 30 70 100
4.4 Medical Chemistry -II 01 03 30 70 100
4.5 Industrial Pharmacognosy 01 03 30 70 100
4.6 Electives :
I. Industrial Pharmacy -
a) Advanced Industrial Pharmacy
b) Pharmaceutical Management or Marketing
Total Quality Management
II) Pharmacy Practice -
a)Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic drug monitoring
b)Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

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01



01

01

03

03



03

03

30

30



30

02

70

70



70

70

100

100



100

100


Code.No Practical Subject No. of Papers Duration (Hrs.) Sessional Maximum marks Maximum Marks for Practical Exam Total
4.1 Pharmacology and Biopharmaceutics 01 04 30 70 100
4.2 Instrumental and Biomedical Analysis 01 04 30 70 100
4.3 Pharmcology and Toxicology 01 04 30 70 100
4.4 Medicinal Chemistry 01 04 30 70 100
4.5 Industrial Pharmacognosy 01 04 30 70 100
4.6 Electives :
I. Industrial Pharmacy -
a) Advanced Industrial Pharmacy
b) Pharmaceutical Management or Marketing
Total Quality Management
II) Pharmacy Practice -
a)Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic drug monitoring
b)Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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