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Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) is an undergraduate academic degree to learn and acquire adequate knowledge, necessary skills to practice the profession of pharmacy. The programme is a versatile interdisciplinary programme preparing graduates with a sound knowledge and understanding of the science, technology and practice of pharmacy. The core subjects include Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis (Chemistry of Drugs), Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacy Practice.

Important Note

Dates of Entrance Examination: May 12, 13, 14, 2023
Last Date to Apply: May 05, 2023

Examination Date & Timing

Date Shift 1
(9.00 AM to 11.00 AM)
Shift 2
(12.00 PM to 2.00 PM)
Shift 3
(3.00 PM to 5.00 PM)
May 12, 2023 AEEB AEEL AEEP
May 13, 2023 AEEL AEEP AEEB
May 14, 2023 AEEP AEEB AEEL
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B.Pharm Regular

  • Candidates should be of minimum 17 years and maximum 23 years as on December 31st of each admission year.
  • Pass in Plus Two with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology. In place of Biology or Maths are also eligible.

B.Pharm Lateral

  • Candidates should be of minimum 17 years and maximum 23 years as on December 31st of each admission year.
  • Pass in Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)
  • Pass in Plus Two with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology. In place of Biology or Maths are also eligible.

Amrita Entrance Examination – Syllabus 2023

Admission Process 2023

College contact no: 0484-2857903/0484-2857900

College Email:

Core subjects of B. Pharm.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis (Chemistry of Drugs)

Study of Pharmaceutical Chemistry enables the student to understand and perform the synthesize, purification and identification of various medicinal agents and the Pharmaceutical analysis look after the quality control and quality assurance aspects of medicines.


The subject deals with the variousl aspects of formulation, preparation and analysis of various pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. A graduate shall be able to formulate, dispense, preserve and analyse the medicines of a prescription and scale up the manufacture of the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics at the commercial level. This need a sound knowledge of the physiochemical properties of drug, need of various additives, selection of solvent, pharmacokinetic parameters of the drug and so on. It also helps the student acquire knowledge and skill to apply quality assurance principles, including legal and ethical aspects involving drugs, delivering a quality assured product as per the pharmacopoeial, WHO and ISO standards including their mechanism of action, therapeutic indications, adverse effects etc.


This helps the student gain knowledge and scientific information regarding pharmacology of drugs, including the practical aspects of pharmacological screening for various medicinal agents using the appropriate animal model, pharmacology calculations, biological standardisation, and in-vivo drug interactions and toxicity studies are also covered under this subject.


The subject of Pharmacognosy deals with drugs of natural sources viz. herbal drugs, their cultivation methods, bio-technological methods, production of pharmaceutical herbal products and their evaluation. The students will develop adequate skill to extract, purify, identify, and know the therapeutic value of herbal/crude/natural products.

Pharmacy Practice

The subject of Pharmacy Practice deals with Hospital, Clinical and Community Pharmacy. It provides an understanding of the processes involved in providing primary healthcare, drug information and other clinical pharmacy services in different practice environments. This enables students to acquire knowledge of clinical studies for patient counseling, drug information, adverse drug reaction monitoring, toxicological studies, therapeutic drug monitoring and other similar aspects of Clinical Pharmacy.

Program Educational Objectives
  1. To develop competent pharmacy graduates by structured teaching learning process through dedicated and devoted faculty.
  2. To develop technically sound pharmacy professionals with a competent approach to cater the needs of the society and pharmaceutical industries.
  3. To inculcate in students confidence, planning abilities, leadership qualities, teamwork, and communication skills to emerge as compassionate pharmacy professionals.
  4. To emphasize social responsibility, integrity and ethical aspects to serve the society at large and health care system in particular.
  5. To inspire the graduates for higher education, research or entrepreneurship and life¬long learning in the context of technological advancement.


Selection is based on the entrance exam conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and performance in the eligibility exam (12th /Diploma result).

Question Distribution & Duration

  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Question Paper Split up: Mathematics – 5, Physics – 20, Chemistry – 35, Biology – 35, English – 5
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Syllabus: Based on 11th and 12th school curriculum.
  • Marking Scheme: +3 for correct answer and –1 for wrong answer.

No.of seats

  • B.Pharm. – Regular : 60
  • B.Pharm. – Lateral:   6

Program Duration

  • B.Pharm. – Regular: Four years (8 Semesters)
  • B.Pharm. – Lateral: Three years (6 Semesters)


Semester I
Category Course Code Name of the Course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP101T Human Anatomy and Physiology I – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP102T Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP103T Pharmaceutics I – Theory 3 0 3
PHAR BP104T Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
HUM BP105T Communication skills – Theory* 2 2
SCI BP106RBT BP106RMT Remedial Biology/ Remedial Mathematics#-Theory* 2 2
HUM 22ADM101 Foundations of Indian Heritage – Theory* 2 0 2
HUM 22AVP103 Mastery Over Mind – Theory* 1 0 2
PHAR BP109P Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical 2 1
PHAR BP110P Pharmaceutics I – Practical 3 1.5
PHAR BP111P Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Practical 2 1
HUM BP112P Communication skills – Practical* 2 1
  Total 23/25# 1.5 20/22#
#Applicable only for the students appearing for Remedial Biology (RB)/Remedial Mathematics (RM)course.
*School level exam (non CGPA)
Semester II
Category Course Code Name of the Course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP201T Human Anatomy and Physiology II–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP202T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I–Theory 3 0 3
PHAR BP203T Biochemistry–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP204T Pharmaceutical Engineering–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP205T Computer Applications in Pharmacy–Theory* 2 2
HUM 22ADM111 Glimpses of Glorious India -Theory* 2 2
PHAR BP207P Human Anatomy and Physiology II–Practical 2 1
PHAR BP208P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I–Practical 3 1.5
PHAR BP209P Biochemistry–Practical 2 1
PHAR BP210P Pharmaceutical Engineering–Practical 2 1
PHAR BP211P Computer Applications in Pharmacy– Practical* 2   1
  Total 24 1.5 20
*School level exam (non CGPA)
Semester III
Category Course Code Name of the Course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP301T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP302T Physical Pharmaceutics I–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP303T Pharmaceutical Microbiology–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP304T Pathophysiology–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP305T Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP306T Social & Preventive Pharmacy–Theory 2 0.5 2.5
HUM BP307T Environmental sciences–Theory* 2 2
HUM Amrita Value Programme ITheory* 1 1
PHAR BP309P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II–Practical 2 1
PHAR BP310P Physical Pharmaceutics I–Practical 2 1
PHAR BP311P Pharmaceutical Microbiology–Practical 2 1
PHAR BP312P Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I–Practical 2 1
Total 23 3 22
*School-level exam (non-CGPA)
Semester IV
Category Course Code Name of the Course No.of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP401T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP402T Medicinal Chemistry I – Theory 3 0.5 3.5
PHAR BP403T Physical Pharmaceutics II – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP404T Pharmacology I – Theory 3 0.5 3.5
PHAR BP405T Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP406T Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
HUM   Amrita Value Programme II – Theory* 1 1
PHAR BP408P Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical 2 1
PHAR BP409P Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II – Practical 3   1.5
  Total 20 3 20.5
*School-level Exam (non-CGPA)
Semester V
Category Course Code Name of the Course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP501T Medicinal Chemistry II – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP502T Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP503T Pharmacology II – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP504T Herbal Drug Technology – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP505T Industrial Pharmacy I – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP506T Pharmacy Practice – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
HUM BP507T Life Skill I – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP508P Pharmacology II – Practical 2 1
PHAR BP509P Herbal Drug Technology – Practical 2 1
PHAR BP510P Industrial Pharmacy I – Practical 3 1.5
  Total 21 3.5 21
Semester VI
Category Course Code Name of the Course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP601T Medicinal Chemistry III –  Theory 3 0.5 3.5
PHAR BP602T Pharmacology III – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP603T Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP604T Industrial Pharmacy II – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP605T Quality Assurance – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP606T Pharmacotherapeutics –  Theory 2 0.5 2.5
HUM BP607T Life Skill II – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP608P Medicinal chemistry III – Practical 2 1
PHAR BP609P Pharmacology III – Practical 2 1
  Total 19 3.5 20.5
Semester VII
Category Course Code Name of the Course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP701T Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Theory 3 0.5 3.5
PHAR BP702T Novel Drug Delivery System – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP703T Biostatistics and Research Methodology – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP704ET Pharma Marketing Management–Theory 2+2=4 0.5+0.5=1 2.5+2.5=5
PHAR BP705ET Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science – Theory
PHAR BP706ET Cosmetic Science  – Theory
PHAR BP707ET Computer Aided Drug Design – Theory
PHAR BP708ET Pharmacovigilance – Theory
PHAR BP709ET Cell and Molecular Biology – Theory
PHAR BP710ET Experimental Pharmacology – Theory
PHAR BP711ET Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals Theory
PHAR BP712ET Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals – Theory
HUM BP713T Life Skill III – Theory 2 0.5 2.5
PHAR BP714P Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical 2 1
PHAR BP715PW Live in Labs #* 3
PHAR BP716PS Practice School 16 4
  Total 31 3 21/24#*
*School level exams (non CGPA)
Out of the nine core electives from BP704ET to BP712ET; students need to opt for two courses
# Live in Labs is an optional experiential learning initiative. Those who complete it successfully shall get a separate grade sheet/certificate.
Semester VIII
Category Course Code Name of the course No. of Hours Tutorial Credit Points
PHAR BP801PR Advanced Practice School & Research Project 32 16
Total 32 16
Value Added and Skill Based Electives
Cat. Course Code Name of the course No.of hours Credit points Semester in which course can be taken
HUM BPHUM01 Language: Sanskrit* 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM02 Language: Hindi* 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM03 Language: Malayalam* 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM04 Psychology and Mental Health for Effective Living * 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM05 Gender equality* 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM06 Health & lifestyle* 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM07 Philosophy* 2 2 1-IV
HUM BPHUM08 Economics* 2 2 1-IV
SCI BPSCI01 Bioethics 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI02 Computer programming in AI 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI03 Medical/Scientific writing 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI04 Clinical data management 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI05 Medical coding 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI06 Pharmaceutical impurities 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI07 Nano synthesis 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI08 Medical Devices 2 2 III-VII
SCI BPSCI09 Landmarks in drug discovery and major Indian contributions 2 2 III-VII
SKILL BPSKILL01 Organizational behavior 2 1 III-VII
SKILL BPSKILL02 Graphic design 2 1 III-VII
SKILL BPSKILL03 Quality control of pharmaceuticals (SOP, Reporting) 2 1 III-VII
SKILL BPSKILL04 Animal handling/ experiments 2 1 V-VII
SKILL BPSKILL05 Statistical software 2 1 VII
SKILL BPSKILL06 Quality by Design (QbD) 2 1 VII
*School-level exams only
Amrita Value Programmes I & II
Course Code Title L-T-P Credits
22ADM201 Strategic Lessons from Mahabharatha 1-0-0 1
22ADM211 Leadership from Ramayana 1-0-0 1
22AVP210 Kerala Mural Art and Painting 1-0-0 1
22AVP218 Yoga Therapy and Lessons 1-0-0 1
22AVP212 Introduction to Traditional Indian Systems of Medicine 1-0-0 1
22AVP201 Amma’s Life and Message to the modern world 1-0-0 1
22AVP204 Lessons from the Upanishads 1-0-0 1
22AVP205 Message of the Bhagavad Gita 1-0-0 1
22AVP206 Life and Message of Swami Vivekananda 1-0-0 1
22AVP207 Life and Teachings of Spiritual Masters of India 1-0-0 1
22AVP208 Insights into Indian Arts and Literature 1-0-0 1
22AVP213 Traditional Fine Arts of India 1-0-0 1
22AVP214 Principles of Worship in India 1-0-0 1
22AVP215 Temple Mural Arts in Kerala 1-0-0 1
22AVP218 Insights into Indian Classical Music 1-0-0 1
22AVP219 Insights into Traditional Indian Painting 1-0-0 1
22AVP220 Insights into Indian Classical Dance 1-0-0 1
22AVP221 Indian Martial Arts and Self Defense 1-0-0 1
22AVP209 Yoga and Meditation 1-0-0 1

Fee Structure

Course Scholarship Fees Non -Scholarship Fees NRI Other Fees Hostel Fees
 BPharm 1,00,000 1,50,000 4000 62,750


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Admission Cancellation and Fee Refund Policy
Withdrawal requests received within 30 days after the formally notified admission. Tuition Fees and Security deposite is refundable.
Rs.5000/- as maximum processing charge can be deduted.
*Note : In the event of a student leaving midstream other than on bonafide medical grounds, the student is liable to pay the remaining fee for entire course as stated in the prospectus in order to indemnify the institution for the loss of seat.

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  • Banking Facilities
  • Transport
  • Medical Services
  • Canteen
  • General Store
  • ICTS
  • Reprographic Facility
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PH: 0484-285 7903 / 285 7900


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