BS Pharmacy

It is a 5 years degree program in Pharmacy and almost all major universities offer this degree. The prerequisite of starting BS Pharmacy is FSc (pre-medical) and the percentage should be at least 60%. All universities may have their entry test that a student must have to clear to get his/her name on the merit list. So, it is recommended to check the admission procedure. Before 2003, it was a Bachelor in B Pharmacy that was a 4 years degree program. Afterward, it was converted to a 5 years degree program to meet the international standards and named Pharm D; thus, enabling the students to attain the status of Doctor in Pharma. However, they are not practicing doctors/physicians.

Core Courses

  • Pharmaceutical Management, Marketing & Quality Control
  • Forensic Pharmacy
  • Clinical, Industrial, and hospital pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Mathematics & statistics
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology & Histology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Biochemistry

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate ( FSc pre-medical /equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


In Pakistan, a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy has good scope in the private and public sectors. Students who study pre-medical in FSC always keep it in the top 3 priorities to choose as their profession. This trend has risen after turning the Graduate degree of Pharmacy into a 5 years program to attain the international standards. The degree holder can have multiple options to work in the pharmaceutical industry and research. Many national drug controlling authorities always prefer to enroll the Pharma Doctors for their organizations. At such places, an MBBS doctor may not be encouraged to join because of the professional requirements of that particular field. In research in the pharmaceutical field, the pharmacy degree holder is highly preferred. However, it is recommended to attain postgraduate pharmacy degrees to excel in research.

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Universities Offering BS Pharmacy in Pakistan

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