B. Pharm

Bachelor of Pharmacy

4 Years – 8 Semesters – Full Time

Optimize the Potential for Betterment of Healthcare


B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy) programme is about the design and development of drugs for the use of the living world. It is an industry and product-oriented profession. Pharmaceutical industries have become hi-tech and are performing an important role in global healthcare today. It is paramount that students are prepared to meet all the new challenges. At VU Pune, the B.Pharm. syllabus, teaching methodology, training, and infrastructure are designed to meet the current requirement.

The programme is focussed on the advancement of technology in the pharmacy field and as per the requirement of the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). To enable this, the laboratories in VU are well equipped with the latest, modern scientific instruments and a library with the best reference books, scientific magazines, and journals.

Building technical and managerial capabilities amongst students to meet the needs of society and industry is an integral part of the B. Pharm. Admission to our institute will ensure the creation of awareness amongst students about the social demands and role of a pharmacist in society.

Outcome On successful completion of B.Pharm. programme at VU the student will be able to : 
1 Acquire the knowledge and comprehension of core concepts of pharmacy, biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, and manufacturing practices.
2 Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills.
3 Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, analytical thinking and critical thinking, while solving problems during daily practice.
4 Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and make defensible decisions. .
5 Learn, select, and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.
6 Understand the human reaction to change, motivational issues, leadership and team-building issues while fulfilling professional and societal responsibilities as a responsible citizen to facilitate improvement in health and well-being.
7 Understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g., healthcare professionals, promoters of health, educators, managers, employers, employees).
8 Honour personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behaviour that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles while making decisions and taking responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.
9 Communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation.
10 Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal health, safety and legal issues while professional practice in pharmacy.
11 Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
12 Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.



Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Human Anatomy and Physiology I – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Analysis I – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutics I – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – TH 4
SEC Communication skills – TH * 2
PAECC Remedial Biology/ Remedial Mathematics – TH * 2
PC Human Anatomy and Physiology – Practical 2
PC Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical 2
PC Pharmaceutics I – Practical 2
PC Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Practical 2
SEC Communication skills – Practical* 1
PAECC Remedial Biology – Practical* 1

* Non-University Examination (NUE)


Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Human Anatomy and Physiology II – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – TH 4
PC Biochemistry – TH 4
PC Pathophysiology – TH 4
PAECC Computer Applications in Pharmacy – TH * 3
PAECC Environmental sciences – TH * 4
PC Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Practical 2
PC Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I– Practical 2
PC Biochemistry – Practical 2
PAECC Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Practical* 1

* Non-University Examination (NUE)


Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – TH 4
PC Physical Pharmaceutics I – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Microbiology – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Engineering – TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical 2
PC Physical Pharmaceutics I – Practical 2
PC Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical 2
PC Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III– TH 4
PC Medicinal Chemistry I – TH 4
PC Physical Pharmaceutics II – TH 4
PC Pharmacology I – TH 4
PC Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I– TH 4
PC Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical 2
PC Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical 2
PC Pharmacology I – Practical 2
PC Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I – Practical 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Medicinal Chemistry II – TH 4
PC Industrial Pharmacy– TH 4
PC Pharmacology II – TH 4
PC Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II– TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – TH 4
PC Industrial Pharmacy I – Practical 2
PC Pharmacology II – Practical 2
PC Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II –Practical 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Medicinal Chemistry III – TH 4
PC Pharmacology III – TH 4
PC Herbal Drug Technology – TH 4
PC Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics –TH 4
PC Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – TH 4
PC Quality Assurance –TH 4
PC Medicinal chemistry III – Practical 2
PC Pharmacology III – Practical 2
PC Herbal Drug Technology – Practical 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Theory 4
PC Industrial Pharmacy II – Theory 4
PC Pharmacy Practice – Theory 4
PC Novel Drug Delivery System – Theory 4
PC Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical 2
PAECC Practice School* 6


Course Type Sem VIII - Course Name Credits
PC Biostatistics and Research Methodology 4
PC Social and Preventive Pharmacy 4
PE Pharma Marketing Management 4+4 = 8
PE Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science
PE Pharmacovigilance
PE Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals
PE Computer-Aided Drug
PE Cell and Molecular
PE Cosmetic Science
PE Experimental Pharmacology
PE Advanced Instrumentation Techniques
Project Project Work 6

  • One of the most sought after and popular diploma programme which opens job opportunities in a plethora of sectors like marketing, education, analysis, sales, government and many more.
  • Academic structure supporting capability building and skill enhancement.
  • Corporate connect through live internships, field studies and industry interaction opportunities collaborations.
  • Aligned with industry practices, emerging technologies and the evolving expectations of key stakeholders.
  • Relevant to changing technological, social, cultural and economic environment of the nation.
  • Learning through diverse pedagogical approaches.
  • Nurturing Entrepreneurial aspirations and preparedness.

Mr. Makarand Puri
Faculty of Pharmacy

Mr. Makarand Puri
Assistant Professor & HoD
Dr. Vijay Khedkar
Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Vijay Khedkar
Associate Professor
Dr. Sachin Shridhar Sakat
Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Sachin Shridhar Sakat
Associate Professor
Ms. Sonali Manwatkar
Faculty of Pharmacy

Ms. Sonali Manwatkar
Assistant Professor
Dr. Poonam Inamdar
Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Poonam Inamdar
Assistant Professor
Dr. Swati Sachin Mutha
Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Swati Sachin Mutha
Assistant Professor
Dr. Preeti Prashant Mehta
Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Preeti Prashant Mehta
Assistant Professor
Bindurani L G P Ram
Faculty of Pharmacy

Bindurani L G P Ram
Assistant Professor
Dr. Devendra Pratap Singh
Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Devendra Pratap Singh
Assistant Professor
Ms. Shweta Shankar Ghodake
Faculty of Pharmacy

Ms. Shweta Shankar Ghodake
Assistant Professor
Mr. Ashok Nandlal Khatawakar
Faculty of Pharmacy

Mr. Ashok Nandlal Khatawakar
Assistant Professor
Miss. Pallavi Shrirang Dhekale
Faculty of Pharmacy

Miss. Pallavi Shrirang Dhekale
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Mrunalini Harish Kulkarni
Faculty of Pharmacy

Mrs. Mrunalini Harish Kulkarni
Assistant Professor


The pharmaceutical industry is growing rapidly worldwide and a career in this field has a bright future. The career path of pharmacy graduates takes them to assume the positions like:

  • Scientists - Research & Development, Clinical Research
  • Managers / Head – Production, Manufacturing, Marketing, HR, Pharmacovigilance, Operations Analysts /Auditors – Quality control & Quality Assurance (QA/QC), Medical underwriting
  • Explore the career in Clinical research
  • Government sector: Inspectors – Drug inspector, Food & Drug Administration officer/ Drug regulatory bodies
  • Academics professional
  • Executives – Relationship, Brand, Investment
  • Generalists / Specialists
  • Own business ventures- Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug store/ Wholesaler


“A platform of knowledge and excellence means Vishwakarma University, School of Pharmacy. I believe that it is my best decision to be a part of Vishwakarma University. The most important factor about this institute is the infrastructure and teaching staff. Each and every faculty is a symbol of knowledge, passionate and bringing the best in each student. Along with teaching we also enjoy a lot of various co-curricular activities.

VU has a very much attentive attitude towards placement and training for students which is a great initiative and essential need in today's era. I really feel an attitude of gratitude for this educational system of Vishwakarma University and whole management.”

Samita Nikam, Student


“My experience in the VU School of Pharmacy is illuminating and rewarding. This institute provides me great opportunities to develop my educational skills. I am very much thankful to all faculties for grooming my skills and talent and teaching the values of ethics and morality which makes me proficient and competent."

Ashutosh Vitthal Gaikwad, Student


“Vishwakarma University, School of Pharmacy, prepares me for the independent and strong work ethics. VU faculty takes immense efforts for nurturing the students and making them more skilled. With great facilities at the pharmacy department and the best faculty members, students will pursue the path to become successful leaders in the field. Thank you very much for everything"

Mitali Sarlashkar, Student

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Vishwakarma University Pune has been declared Winner for Excellence in Design Education Award at the World Education Award 2021(Higher Education) held on March 6, 2021 for the project “Industry on Campus and Industry Connect”.
  • Dr. Poonam Inamdar (Faculty of B.Pharm.) has received the PERFICIO AWARDS 2020 title - Young Achiever of the Year-2020 | UPACRI 2020 - Hosted & Organized by DHS Foundation, New Delhi (a non-profit ISO 9001:2015 organization) in collaboration with CAMPBELL University, North Carolina, USA.
  • Mr. Vasudev Bendre a student of 2nd year B.Pharm. won the title Best researcher award (cash prize of 5000/-) in I-WIN’s first virtual national IPR moot court competition-2020 in collaboration with the center for IPRS and Patent Facilitation Services of Osmania University & University colleges of Law, Osmania University.
  • Mr. Amit Jitendra Choudhary student of 1st year B.Pharm won 1st place in 82 Kg. wt. class in The District Association of Jabalpur Powerlifting bench press & Dead Lift Championship 2021-22 held at Ramleela Manch, GCF Estate, Jabalpur (M.P)
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, Dr. Swati Mutha received a consolation prize for oral presentation in the International e- Conference-2021 on “Covid-19: Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Research” organized by the Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University and Indrashil University.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • Basic Qualification Required: Passed 12th / 10+2 examination with physics, chemistry and Biology or Mathematics from any recognized Board / University.
  • Intermediate examination in Science
  • MHT-CET/ VU Entrance/ PERA-CET

Entrance Examination : VUNET

  • Saturday, 27th March 2021
  • Saturday, 29th May, 2021
  • Saturday, 26th June, 2021
  • Saturday, 24th July, 2021
  • Saturday, 25th September, 2021


Intake: 100.

Programme Commencement Date: 16th August 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • Rs. 1,70,000/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remain the same for the 2nd , 3rd and 4th year.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email (accounts.university@vupune.ac.in) or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

Contact Numbers: +91 90670 022 23 / 24 / 25 / 26

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