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Bachelor of Pharmacy
(Lateral Entry)


Course Overview

Accredited by the Pharmacy Council of India, B. Pharm Lateral Entry is an option for students who have completed a diploma in Pharmacy to directly enter the second year of a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy. This pathway provides an opportunity for diploma holders to continue their education and pursue a higher degree.

The B. Pharm Lateral Entry program typically takes three years to complete, as opposed to the regular four-year Bachelor's degree program. This is because students entering the program have already completed the first year of the Bachelor's degree curriculum through their diploma program. As a result, they are exempted from the first-year courses and can directly join the second year.

The program curriculum includes advanced courses in Pharmacy, such as Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, and Pharmacognosy. Students are also required to complete practical training through internships, which provides them with hands-on experience in the field. Upon completing the program, graduates can pursue careers in pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, research organizations, or pursue higher education.

To be eligible for B. Pharm Lateral Entry, students must have completed a diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution. They must also meet the minimum eligibility criteria for admission, which may vary depending on the institution. Admission is typically based on merit, and students are required to appear for a entrance exam or interview.

Overall, B. Pharm Lateral Entry is an excellent opportunity for diploma holders to continue their education and pursue a higher degree in Pharmacy. The program provides them with advanced knowledge and practical training, which can help them excel in their careers and make a positive impact in the field.

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Designed to Produce Efficient Pharmacists

At GLA University, we emphasize education beyond classrooms with project-based learning to ensure our students imbibe what the industry requires.
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    Highly Equipped Pharma Lab

    for practical study of medical drugs & their compounds

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    14 Research Centres

    to provide students with immense scope for research

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    with compulsory lab assignments

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    Experienced Faculty Advisors

    drawn from top-notch institutions

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    400+ Patents Filed

    in the last academic year

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    Top-Notch Placements

    up to Rs. 55.00 LPA

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Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is the most revered education across diverse industries and government departments.

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  • Government Hospitals
  • Government Scientist   
  • India Analytical Laboratories
  • Indian Council for Medical Research  
  • India Drug Research Association & Laboratory
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Ministry of Health
  • Pharmacy Council of India 

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  • AbbVie
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • Cipla
  • GlaxoSmithKline
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  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lotus Herbal      
  • Lupin    
  • Merck
  • Pfizer   
  • Piramal
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals & many more

iconFurther Study

  • Master in Pharmacy (M. Pharm) 
  • Preparation for competitive government job exams
  • Research Projects


In the placements of previous batch, 3000+ GLAians have bagged offers from top recruiters from the industry
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Why B.Pharm at GLA?

The pharmaceutical industry has grown in leaps and bounds especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. It is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 12% in the next five years. In 2021, the CAGR of pharma industry was 17.7%. The pharmaceutical companies have paced up advanced medicine research after the outbreak of Coronavirus. This scenario has created a sea of opportunities for the budding scientists to land future-proof jobs.

Pharm grads acquire the following positions:
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    Quality Control Officer

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    Production / R&D Chemist

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    Packing and labeling officer

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    Research Associates / Coordinator / Scientist

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    Training Analyst

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    Project / Trials Manager

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    Medical underwriter

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    Production Executive / Manager/ Planner / Officer

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    Sales Officer

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    Drug Analyst / Drug Inspector / Drug Controller

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    Food Inspector

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    Scientist in CSIR / ICMR and RA Assistants / Associate




Applicants must have passed Diploma in Pharmacy from a PCI approved Institution, with at least 60% marks. (Candidate must attain the age of 18 years on 31 Dec of applying year).


  • 2nd Year : 1,51,000/- INR
  • 3rd Year : 1,56,000/- INR
  • 4th Year : 1,61,000/- INR