Acharya & BM Reddy College of PharmacyABOUT US :
Mr. B. Premnath Reddy, a visionary with a passion for service founded the JMJ Education Society. Inspired by his father, Mr. B.M. Reddy’s active involvement in the pharmaceutical services he established ‘Acharya and B M Reddy College of Pharmacy’ during 1992, located at Soldevanahalli, Bangalore. The campus has been designed in such a way it is unique, student centric, with spacious, airy and well lit Class-rooms with projector facility, Seminar Halls and Laboratories. It has an impressive Olympic size stadium for all track and field and cultural events with an expansive green – grove. The campus is so eco- friendly in every way that it has got rainwater harvested lake and water treatment plant. It is a fully Wi-Fi enabled campus and it is complete with a vibrant student activity centre, canteen and residential halls.
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)
Doctor of Pharmacy is one of the new courses introduced in the Indian pharmaceutical education. The first and foremost role of a pharmacist is to make the patient feel happy about his health and provide better advices for the patient apart from dispensing medicine. As members of the health care team composed of physicians and nurses, among others, pharmacists have an opportunity for direct involvement with patient care. The knowledge and clinical skills that the contemporary pharmacist possesses, make this individual an authoritative source of drug information for physicians, nurses, and patients. The opportunities exist in Hospital pharmacy, Academics, Clinical trials, Regulatory affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Drug Monitoring Services.
Duration: Pharm D course shall be of six academic years (five years of study and one year of internship or residency) each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days. Sixth year involves posting in specialty units training students in pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services
Eligibility: Pharm.D: 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Biology, Or A pass in D.Pharm; completed 17 years of age.
Master in Pharmacy
The Master of Sciences of Pharmacy( M Pharma) is the standard Master's degree course in Pharmacy. it is the honourable Diploma(Degree) authorized from the European Facuilties of Pharmacyas it take five to seven years to complete.
Duration: The course of study including submission of dissertation on the topic registered shall be of 24 months (Two Years) duration from the commencement of academic term.
Eligibility : A candidate should have passed B.Pharm degree examination of RGUHS or B.Pharm examination of any recognized Indian University as established by law in India or should have completed any other degree courses in pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS University or Pharmacy Council of India,(PCI) and/or All India Council of Technical Education (A I.C.T.E,) for this purpose and should have secured not less than 50% of the maximum marks (aggregate of four years) prescribed for the qualifying examination. Then s/he shall be eligible for admission to the M.Pharm course.For SC / ST / Category-I (Karnataka) candidates must have a degree in B.Pharm
Bachelor in Pharmacy
A Bachelor in Pharmacy is an undergraduate academic degree in the field of Pharmacy.The degree is the basic prerequisite for registration to pratice as a pharmacists in many countries and its about understanding the properties and the impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their uses.Duration:
Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following - Mathematics / Computer Science / Biotechnology / Biology. Obtained at least 40% marks (35% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together. Candidates who have passed D.Pharm course approved by Pharmacy Council of India shall also be eligible to this course and can be admitted directly to II Year.
Diploma in Pharmacy
D.Pharma means Diploma in Pharmacy.The persons who has completed D.Pharma can be employed as pharmacists in shops selling medicine.Pharmacist can work with pharmaceutical industry, government departments, universities, teaching hospitals, investigation and research institute etc.
Duration: 2 years + practical training of 500 hours spread over a period of not less than 3 months in a Govt. Hospital/Pharmacy, which is recognized by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.
Eligibility: A pass in any of the following exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics.
Doctor of Pharmacy – Post Baccalaureate (Pharm D - PB)
Doctor of Pharmacy is one of the new courses introduced in the Indian pharmaceutical education. The first and foremost role of a pharmacist is to make the patient feel happy about his health and provide better advices for the patient apart from dispensing medicine. As members of the health care team composed of physicians and nurses, among others, pharmacists have an opportunity for direct involvement with patient care. The knowledge and clinical skills that the contemporary pharmacist possesses make this individual an authoritative source of drug information for physicians, nurses, and patients. The opportunities exist in Hospital pharmacy, Academics, Clinical trials, Regulatory affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Drug Monitoring Services
3 years (two years of study and one year internship or residency)
A graduate in B. Pharm degree examination of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences or B. Pharm examination of any other recognized Indian University established by law in India. He may also have completed any other degree courses in Pharmacy recognized as equivalent by RGUHS and Pharmacy Council of India.Eligible candidates who may be of the capacity to join in the fourth year of Pharm.D course as lateral entry are allowed.
Third Year Post Baccalaureate: Internship or Residency Training : The students will dedicate one year for Internship or residency training including postings in specialty units. Student should provide the clinical pharmacy services under supervision of a preceptor to the allotted wards.Six months in General Medicine department, andtwo months each in three other specialty departments
Housing : Acharya Halls of Residence runs 12 Residences (05 for Boys and 07 for Girls), with the capacity for 1500 residents, who can be accommodated in a single, double, three bedded rooms and common areas with TV and Newspaper. Residents can avail themselves of the sports facilities, horse- riding and other facilities. Well-equipped Laundry services are provided for residents. Each Residence is managed under the supervision of the Chief Warden and Deputy Warden, who are the faculty members of Acharya along with the assistance of Managers and Supervisors.
Dining : Dining halls are maintained with highly mechanized Kitchen and hygienic cooking infrastructure. We serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Menu is prepared according to the food habits and tastes of residents. Mess Committee (comprising of Hostel Authority, Mess Manager and Leaders from Students) meet every month to discuss the menu and decide the same for the following month. International students have the option to choose existing mess facility or to cook for themselves in a separate kitchen facility provided in the international student hostel.
Library : The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) – The Central Library, at the heart of the Campus, provides an ideal environment for intellectual inquiry with its multiple Study Spaces, Research Assistance, and Reading, Learning and Instructional Resources. The State-of-the-Art ICT facilities established to provide much-needed services to support excellence in Teaching, Learning, Research, and Extension. The User-focused facilities and services provide seamless access to resources and to evaluate Scholarly information to learn and create new Knowledge. The LRC caters to over 15,000 Students pursuing Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses, Research Scholars, and about 1,000 Faculty and Staff members. The LRC is housed on three floors with a carpet area of 4,289 sqms accommodating various facilities, reading and learning resources, and seating arrangements for about 500 Users at any point-of-time. Wi-Fi, Internet access, Electrical plug-in facilities, etc., are provided in all Reading areas and Study Carrels. The Virtual Learning Resource Lab and Study Carrels with 100 Apple Computers in networked environment provide Internet access, Digital Learning Resources and Online access to major E-Journals and E-Books on Science and Technology, Management, Health Sciences and Social Sciences available from VTU, HELINET, and N-LIST / e-Shodha Sindhu (UGC-INFLIBNET) Consortia. KOHA, an Integrated Library Management Software package is used for Library operations and resource sharing among the Acharya Institutes’ Libraries. ALIBNET, a network of all Libraries of Acharya Institutes has been established using KOHA "Single Instance and Multiple Libraries". Institutional Repository (IR), a digital repository of Acharya Institutes publications provides access/downloading publications, and other homogeneous data/reports and non-traditional reading material. Centrally well-protected Fire alarms, CCTV surveillance, and RFID technology provide much-needed security. Readers can have coffee/Tea from vending machines kept in Coffee Bar. Qualified, experienced and well trained Library professionals serve the user community with excellence and provide assistance in meeting academic and research information needs.