Pharmaceutical Chemistry

About Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Chemistry encompasses the principles of chemistry, molecular biology, and pharmacy. It is a scientific field dedicated to the research and development of pharmaceutical drug substances. Pharmaceutical Chemistry also explores the biological properties of drugs, aiming to enhance existing medications.

Duration of course: 3 years

The primary focus of pharmaceutical chemistry is to ensure the quality and suitability of medicinal products for their intended purposes. With the global rise in demand for medicines and pharmaceutical drugs, there is a growing number of job opportunities for medical professionals who have pursued courses in pharmaceutical chemistry.

B.Voc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Glocal University

B.Voc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry is a vocational three-year degree program offered by Glocal University which has received recognition and accreditation from bodies like UGC & NAAC. The course provides all the necessary theoretical and practical exposure to students who wish to make a career in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. This course presents a valuable opportunity for students to acquire professional skills in dispensing while gaining a comprehensive understanding of the biochemical components of medicines. Students who have the potential to demonstrate precision and excellence in their work, make them valuable assets to pharmacy firms, pharmaceutical businesses, and medicine production units.

Key Highlights

University Name

Glocal University


Saharanpur, UP

Course Name

B.Voc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Course Type

UG Degree


3 years




Semester wise

Average Course Fee

50,000/ year*


Interested candidates should have passed class 10+2 or equivalent in a relevant stream from a recognized board.


3-12 LPA

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates must have successfully completed their Intermediate (12th class) education with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from a recognized board in India.
  2. Candidate should not be below the age of 17 years
  3. Candidates are required to produce all the necessary documents like 10th marksheet, 12th marksheet, etc. during the process of document verification.


First Semester

1. Anatomy & Physiology

2. Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

3. Basic Pharmaceutical Calculations

4. Environmental Science

5. Anatomy - Practical

6. Physiology - Practical

7. Basic Pharmaceutical Calculations - Practical

8. Project-I

Second Semester

1. Pharmaceutics General

2. Physical Chemistry

3. Biochemistry

4. Pharmaceutics Practical

5. Physical Chemistry

6. Biochemistry Practical

7. Project-II

Third Semester

1. Advance Organic Chemistry

2. Analytical Chemistry

3. Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy

4. Advance Organic Chemistry - Practical

5. Analytical Chemistry - Practical

6. Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy - Practical

7. Project-III

Four Semester

1. Microbiology

2. Advanced Analytical Chemistry-I

3. Medicinal Chemistry-I

4. Microbiology - Practical

5. Advanced Analytical Chemistry-I

6. Medicinal Chemistry-I - Practical

7. Project-IV

Fifth Semester

1. Pharmacology-I

2. Advanced Analytical Chemistry-II

3. Medicinal Chemistry-II

4. Pharmacology-I - Practical

5. Advanced Analytical Chemistry-II - Practical

6. Medicinal Chemistry-II - Practical

7. Project-V

Sixth Semester

1. Pharmacology-II

2. Introduction to Drug Delivery System

3. Medicinal Chemistry-III

4. Pharmacology-II - Practical

5. Introduction to Drug Delivery System - Practical

6. Medicinal Chemistry-III - Practical

7. Project-VI

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Dialysis TechnologyOptometryPatient Care Management
Medical Laboratory TechnologyCMS & EDCritical Care Technology

Career Opportunities

There are several job options after completing a B.Voc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Some of them are listed below.

Medicinal Chemist

Analytical Chemist

Quality Control/Quality Assurance Specialist

Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Research Scientist


Formulation Scientist

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

Process Development Chemist

Clinical Research Associate



Environmental Monitoring Specialist

Pharmaceutical Consultant

Educator/Trainer in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Other B.VOC Programs Provided by Glocal University

Para Medical

Information Technology

Tourism and Hospitality

Yoga & Naturopathy

Banking and Finance

Child Care & Education

Management and Entrepreneurship


Automotive Skills

Beauty and wellness

Food & Quality Management

Interior Design

Fire Safety

Jewellery Design

Construction and Draughtsman 

Agriculture and Rural Development

Theatre & Acting

Printing & Publication

Green House Technology

Tea Husbandry & Technology

Hospitality and Hotel Management



Frequently Asked Question

Pharmaceutical Chemistry is the scientific field dedicated to the research and development of pharmaceutical drug substances.

Emerging technologies such as 3D modeling are being incorporated into the manufacturing of chemical substances and pharmaceutical drugs. As the methods for analyzing and developing medicines advance, there is a significant demand across various sectors for professionals with a degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Glocal University that provides pharmacy courses (B.Voc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry) is situated in Saharanpur, UP.


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