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Department of Pharmacy

Discipline Established: 1976
Dean : Dr. Bashir Ahmad Chaudhry
Contact Email: pharmacy@bzu.edu.pk

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Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (PJPR) ISSN: 2410-6275

The Faculty of Pharmacy, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan owes its origin to the Department of Pharmacy, established in 1976 in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Pharmacy. Initially, it was housed in a rented building but later on it was shifted to a part of a borrowed building called Old Campus on Bosan Road, Multan. The Department moved to its present premises, the Pharmacy Block, at the University Campus in 1984.With the start of Department in 1976, a three year course for the degree of B.Pharmacy was launched, which was then replaced by a four year course in 1979 on the recommendations of the University Grants Commission (Now HEC). B. Pharmacy (four year program) has now been replaced by a five year program of Pharm.D. from the session 2003-2004. The program of studies for the degree of M.Phil. in the subject of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutics was started in 1986 and M.Phil. in the subject of Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy have also been started in 1997. Ph.D. program is also offered by the Department. The Department after its establishment, gradually strengthened its academic programs as a result of which in 1992, it was given the status of a separate Faculty Faculty of Pharmacy.

Library Facilities

An adequate collection of text books, reference books and research journals is available in the library of the Department/ Faculty covering various disciplines of Pharmacy. The books are also available to the students from the Book Bank of the University on loan basis. Internet facility is available in computer lab for maintaining high standards of education in Pharmacy.

Industrial Tours
The students during the course of their studies go on industrial tours of various pharmaceutical industries and laboratories as a part of their practical/professional training and skill development. The Faculty keeps liaison with different employing agencies and pharmaceutical institutions which facilitates the students seeking employment.

Merit Awards

Two Gold Medals are awarded to students getting first position in M.Phil. Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry respectively.

Laboratory Facilities
The Department houses modern laboratory facilities and is equipped with the following equipment/instruments:

  • HPLC
  • Power Lab for Pharmacological Studies
  • Rotary Evaporator
  • Fraction Collector
  • Freeze Dryer
  • Filtration Pump
  • Electric Incubators
  • Spectrophotometers (Digital and Electronics)
  • Rotary Compression Machine
  • Single Punch Machine
  • Disintigrator
  • Dissolution Apparatus

    Computer Labs

    The Department also houses two computer Laboratories having 20 P-IV systems connected with the University Local Area Network. These laboratories have been established not only to give basic computer training to the students under University Computer Literacy Program but also to meet the requirements of research programmes of the Department.
  • Course Name
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Pharm.D. (5 years course) (Morning & Evening Program)
  • F.Sc (Pre-medical Group), B.Sc ( Botany, Zoology and Cehmistry With F.Sc Pre Medical) with 60% marks in F.Sc/B.Sc
    Determination of Merit
    Aggregate marks in F.Sc (Pre Medical ), B.Sc or Equivalent Plus 20 Marks for Hifze Quran.

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  • Pharm.D. (One year Condense Course)
  • B. Pharmacy (4 year Course from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, admitted in session 1996- 1997 and onward).

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