Since 1996, UAP is the pioneer in launching 4 years Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm Hons.) program. The Pharmacy Department is one of the most progressive and established departments of the university as well as in the country. Following a bi-semester system, the Bachelor of Pharmacy requires minimum 8 semesters to prepare students as pharmacists and the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology requires minimum 2 semesters to instruct and train the graduate pharmacists for working as integrated members of health-care system. The courses of the B. Pharm (Hons.) program are offered in 4 Academic sessions consisting of 8 six-monthly Semesters. Each academic session consists of 2 Semesters and each Semester consists of 15 weeks of lectures and lab work, 1 week of preparation period and 3 weeks of Mid-Term and Semester final examination. The Department admits 110 students in the undergraduate and 110 students in the graduate program in a given academic year. From its inception in 1996 with only 6 students enrolled in B. Pharm program it has expanded in 2017 to 110 enrollment. Similarly, only 30 students took admission in MS. Pharm Tech back in 2003 when the masters’ program was first introduced but reached a remarkable number of 114 in 2017.
The vision of the Department of Pharmacy is to be the preeminent institution in pharmacy education, research and practice where graduates are prepared to lead in pharmaceutical industry, academia and allied sectors at home and abroad.
The mission of the Department of Pharmacy is
To develop competent professionals, scientists and academicians by providing the highest quality educational experience
To foster a learning-centered, research-oriented and professionally motivated educational environment that encourages individuals to make positive contributions to the health sector
To cultivate relationships with the key stakeholders to meet the changing needs and shape the evolving health care system
To achieve its mission by striving for excellence in education, service and research, all directed towards enhancing health and quality of life of people
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