Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda) after 12th standard

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda) is a 4 years long undergraduate course. This professional course is also known by the names of- Bachelor of Ayurvedic Pharmacy, B Pharm (Ay) and B Pharm (Ayu). It is a job oriented course with job opportunities available in Government as well as Private sector. Students who have passed 12th Science stream (any Group- Mathematics or Biology) are eligible to pursue this course. In this article, you will be reading about Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda) course details, eligibility criteria, admission process, syllabus, alternative and PG courses, career prospects and job profiles available.
bips (1)

Course Details:

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayurveda) is an undergraduate course. On completion of the course, graduates may start practice as Ayurvedic Pharmacists in India and certain countries abroad. Let us check out the course duration now.

Duration: The course is 4 years long. The academic program consists of both theoretical sessions as well as practical lab sessions.


Science stream students (Mathematics or Biology group PCM/B) who have passed 12th standard board examination from a recognized board are eligible to pursue this professional course. Minimum marks scored in PCM/B subjects must be 45% (some institutes do have minimum marks criteria).


Job opportunities are available for graduates in Government as well as Private sector enterprises. The most common job that B Pharm Ayurveda graduates take up is that of pharmacist. Graduates may become pharmacists at Government as well as Private Ayurveda Hospitals/clinics.


Graduates, after acquiring practice license, may also work at Private Ayurveda Medicine shops. If one has access to good financial resources, one may also start up own Medical shop!


Ayurveda Pharmaceutical companies also recruit graduates. In such companies, graduates may take up a job in sections such as- manufacturing, quality control, marketing and research.


Here are some well known job profiles available in front of graduates-

  • Pharmacist
  • Shop owner
  • Marketing specialist
  • Quality control officer
  • Medical representative
  • Drug manufacturer (after acquiring manufacturing license)
  • Junior Lecturer (Teaching job)
  • Research professional

Graduates may find a job in the below mentioned places/sectors-

  • Ayurveda Hospitals (Government/Private)
  • Ayurveda Pharmaceutical companies
  • Ayurveda Medical shops
  • Ayurveda Colleges


Leave a Reply