Pharmacists comprise the third-largest healthcare professionals in the world so in India. Today pharmacists have expanded their role from dispensing to pharmaceutical care by maximizing the benefit of medications and their safety. In hospital as well community pharmacy settings, counseling patients is one of the key roles that pharmacists offer due to the higher trust level and time span spent with the pharmacists in the understanding of disease or medication. The general public also regards community pharmacists working in medical stores as a first choice to seek medical counsel for minor ailments.
Why should you choose Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) after 10+2?
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 10 and 18 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948(8 of 1948), The Pharmacy council of India(PCI), with the approval of the Central Government, hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Pharmacy Practice Regulations, 2015, Under the heading- “Details of the position title and Job responsibilities for Drug Information Pharmacist at Health Care Settings & Clinical Pharmacist at Hospitals, should possess Pharm. D. degree from an institution approved by the PCI”.
If you like helping people, working for patient care, and look forward to work side by side with the doctors in the hospitals, then opt for the most exclusive Pharmacy program in Delhi NCR i.e., Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy) at SGT University. This six years’ program includes a year of internship at multispecialty SGT hospital (720 bedded hospital) and is designed at par with the international standards giving you an opportunity to add a prefix of doctor with your name.
At SGT university, you will gain the unique experience of developing skill-based responses in a simulated environment of real-life health care scenarios at the National Reference Simulation Centre and gain experiential learning by working together with a team of physicians and other health care professionals at SGT Hospital. You would be groomed and trained to become a community / clinical / hospital pharmacist and act as a medication expert to advise doctors, nurses, etc. and counsel patients on programs such as asthma care, cholesterol screening, blood pressure monitoring services, smoking cessation, consultation of medicines, diabetes disease management, etc.
You have added advantages to work as an academician or work for the evergreen pharmaceutical industry and KPOs as drug safety officers or medical writers.
Pharm D program offers you ample opportunities to work as a pharmacist abroad as well as in Government and private hospitals in India. You become a registered pharmacist after completion of Pharm. D course and may work as an entrepreneur too.
Why should you choose B Pharm after 10+2?
If you are looking forward to work for the recession-proof pharmaceutical industry in areas of production of medicines and vaccines, sales and marketing, maintaining the quality of pharmaceuticals, carry out regulatory work and inspections, then B. Pharm. (Bachelor’s in Pharmacy) at SGT University is the right program for you.
In this 4 years’ program, SGT university with its highly qualified faculty, state of the art laboratories and infrastructure, the right blend of conventional and modern teaching methods, and functional industrial linkages would groom you, train you and make you technically sound and skilled professional, ready for the pharma industry. Having a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy also makes you eligible to work in the Government sector (in hospitals/ railway/ Army etc) as a pharmacist or as a drug inspector. You become a registered pharmacist after completion of B. Pharm. degree and may work as an entrepreneur too.
If you are interested in making a pharmaceutical career in research and development or academics, B. Pharm. may be followed by two years Masters in Pharmacy program in various specializations and a Ph.D. at SGT University. A Bachelor of Pharmacy Graduate is also eligible to join Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Post-Baccalaureate (PB) program in the fourth year.
Pharmacists are an expert, skilled, competent, and motivated workforce for the safe and effective delivery of healthcare. Overall, there is considerable evidence to demonstrate the value of professional pharmacy services for improving patient outcomes and medication use in the community, hospital, and clinical settings.
SGT College of Pharmacy, SGT University is truly a special place, and our motto of “Excellence in Pharmacy Education” through programs and services, allows you the opportunity to take advantage of all the offerings that SGT puts in place to help each student realize their dreams, in and outside the classroom. We in student affairs are here to support and challenge you to become global citizens of the world. Take advantage of all we offer; attend classes & events, meet new people, ask questions, explore new neighborhoods, open your head, heart, and eyes to new experiences and become the person you want to be.
Dr. Vijay Bhalla & Dr. Sonal Setya
Prof. (Dr.) Vijay Bhalla
Principal, SGT College of Pharmacy
SGT University, Gurgaon