5 Years

About this course


What Is Pharmacy

Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences, and it is charged with ensuring the safe use of medication. It deals with collection, preparation, and standardization of drugs. The scope of pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications on the orders of physicians, and it also includes more modern services related to patient care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Pharmacy is regarded as one of the most trusted professions in the world. Pharmacy has always been an exciting and rewarding career, but has recently become on the most pursued fields in the health care industry.


Pharmacy at JUW

The faculty of Pharmacy was set up by the founder Al-HAj Maulvi Riaz-ud-Din Ahmed in the year 2002 and introduce B.Pharm (4 years degree Program ) with an aim to produce technically trained personnel in the field of Pharmaceutical Technology & to promote the Technical Education in general. In the light of the recommendation of Pharmacy Council of Pakistan and Higher Education Commission, the Faculty of Pharmacy has adopted Pharm. D. (extending over a period of five years) as the basic degree in Pharmacy in 2003. B-Pharm as well as Pharm-D both are recognized by Pharmacy Council of Pakistan.

The faculty has spacious class rooms and well-equipped advanced laboratories with modern pharmaceutical manufacturing equipments and analytical instruments, magnificent spacious, well furnished Library & reading room with more than 30000 books available in reading room and circulation.

The faculty provides Clinical Internship/Clerkship in a teaching hospital of 200 active credit hours as a part of Pharm-D course requirement and to provide an opportunity to Pharm-D students to participate in patient care rounds with multi-professional team .

Over the years, the faculty has gone a long way in advancing its teaching and research pursuits in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The faculty developed MS. and Ph. D Programs in Regulatory Affairs in 2011.

To provide career guidance and to discuss professional scope in the domain of pharmacy practice, subject experts and specialists from industrial and clinical domain are invited to deliver expert knowledge and opinion with academic references in a routine manner with each semester.

Faculty also arrange study visits in different local and multinational pharmaceutical industries with a great focus on advanced formulation techniques, aerosol and inhalation formulation, GMP implications, quality control and management .

The teaching faculty comprises of highly qualified and devoted staff. Most of them have the basic professional degree of Pharm-D with additional qualifications of M. Phil and Ph. D. They excel in teaching skills and are research motivated with considerable experience of pharmaceutical industry.



Pharmacists are considered one of the most visible and one of the most accessible health care professionals in the world. Pharmacists work in a number of different settings include: retail, hospitals, clinics, home health care facilities, home infusion facilities, long-term care facilities, managed care facilities, Armed Services, mail service, internet companies, public health service, veterans administration, local, state, and federal government, association management, community pharmacy, consultant pharmacy, pharmaceutical sales and marketing, drug research and development, managed care, universities and numerous other settings.


Contact Details:

Faculty of Pharmacy,
Jinnah University for Women,
5-C Nazimabad, Karachi-74600, Pakistan.
Tel: (92-21)36619902, 36620857-59, 36620615
Fax: 36620614
E-mail: [email protected]



Course outline

Scheme Of Courses For Pharm.D

First Year

First Semester Second Semester
Code Subject Cr.Hr. Code Subject Cr.Hr.
301 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I (Organic-I) (Th.) 3 302 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II (Organic-II) (Th.) 3
303 Pharmaceutical Chemisty,I (Organic-I) Lab. 1 304 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II (Organic-II) Lab 1
305 Pharmaceutical Biochemistry-I (Th.) 3 306 Pharmaceutical Biochemisty-II (Th.) 3
307 Pharmaceutics Biochemisty-I (Lab.) 1 308 Pharmaceutics (Biochemistry Lab-II) 1
309 Pharmaceutics-I (Physical Pharmacy-I) (Th.) 3 310 Pharmaceutics-II (Physical Pharmacy-II) (Th.) 3
311 Pharmaceutics -I (Physical Pharmacy Lab-I) 1 312 Pharmaceutics-II (PhysicalPharmacy-II) (Lab.) 1
313 Physiology & Histology-I (Th.) 3 314 Physiology & Histology-II (Th.) 3
315 Physiology & Histology-I Lab 1 316 Physiology & Histology-II (Lab.) 1
317 Anatomy 3 318 Biostatistics 4
319 Pharmaceutical Mathematics 2

Second Year

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Code Subject Cr.Hr. Code Subject Cr.Hr.
401 Pharmaceutics-III (Pharmaceutical Preparations-I (Th.) 3 402 Pharmaceutics-IV (Pharmaceutical Preparations-II) (Th.) 3
403 Pharmaceutics-III (Pharmaceutical Preparations-III) (Lab.) 1 404 Pharmaceutics-IV (Pharmaceutical Preparations) (Lab) 1
405 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-I (General-I) (Th.) 3 406 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-II (General-II) (Th.) 3
407 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-I (General Lab-I) 1 408 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-II (General-II) (Lab.) 1
409 Pharmacognosy-I (Th.) 3 410 Pharmacognosy-II (Th.) 3
411 Pharmacognosy-I Lab 1 412 Pharmacognosy-II (Lab.) 1
413 Pharmaceutical Microbiology-I (Th) 3 414 Pharmaceutical Microbiology-II (Th.) 3
415 Pharmaceutical Microbiology-I (Lab) 1 416 Pharmaceutical Microbiology-II (lab) 1
417 Pakistan Studies 3 418 Islamiat 3

Third Year

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
Code Subject Cr.Hr. Code Subject Cr.Hr.
501 Pathology (Th.) 3 502 Computer and its Application in Pharmacy (Th.) 3
503 Pathology (Lab.) 1 504 Computer and its Application in Pharmacy (Lab.) 1
505 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-III (Systematic Pharmacology-I) (Th.) 3 506 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-IV (Systematic Pharmacology-II) (Th.) 3
507 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-III (Systematic Pharmacology-I) (Lab) 1 508 Pharmacology & Therapeutics -IV (Systematic Pharmacology-II) (Lab.) 1
509 Pharmacognosy-III (Th.) 3 510 Pharmacognosy-IV (Th.) 3
511 Pharmacognosy-III- (Lab.) 1 512 Pharmacognosy-IV (Lab.) 1
513 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-III (Instrumentation-I) (Th.) 3 514 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IV (Instrumentation-II) (Th.) 3
515 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-III (Instrumentation) Lab-I 1 516 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IV (Instrumentation-II) (Lab.) 1
517 Pharmaceutics-V (Dispensing Pharmacy) (Th.) 2 518 Pharmaceutics-VI (Community Pharmacy) (Th.) 4
519 Pharmaceutics-V (Dispensing Pharmacy) (Lab.) 1

Fourth Year

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
Code Subject Cr.Hr. Code Subject Cr.Hr.
Pharmaceutics-VII (Hospital Pharmacy-I) (Th.)
3 602 Pharmaceutics-VIII (Hospital Pharmacy-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-I) (Th.)
3 604 Pharmaceutics-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-I) (Lab.)
1 606 Pharmaceutics-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-II) (Lab.) 1
Pharmaceutics-IX (Industrial Pharmacy-I) (Th.)
3 608 Pharmaceutics-IX (Industrial Pharmacy-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-IX (Industrial Pharmacy-I) (Lab.)
1 610 Pharmaceutics-IX (Industrial Pharmacy-II Lab.) 1
Pharmaceutics-X (Bio-Pharmaceutics-I) (Th.)
3 612 Pharmaceutics-X (Bio-Pharmaceutics-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-X (Bio-PHarmaceutics-I) (Lab.)
1 614 Pharmaceutics-X (Bio-Pharmaceutics-II) (Lab.) 1
Phamaceutics-XI (Pharmaceutical Quality Management-I) (Th.)
3 616 Pharmaceutics-XI (Pharmaceutical Qualtiy Management-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-XI (Pharmaceutical Quality Management-I) (Lab.)
1 618 Pharmaceutics-XI (Pharmaceutical Quality Managment-II (Lab.) 1

FIfth Year

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
Code Subject Cr.Hr. Code Subject Cr.Hr.
Pharmaceutical Chemistr-V(Medicinal-I) (Th.)
3 702 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-V(Medicinal-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-V(Medicinal-I) (Lab.)
1 704 Pharmaceutical Chemistr-V(Medicinal Lab-II) 1
Pharmaceutics-XVIII (Clinical Pharmacy-III) (Th.)
3 706 Pharmaceutics-XVII (Clinical Pharmacy-IV) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-XVII (Clinical Pharmacy-III) (Th.)
1 708 Pharmaceutics-XVII Clinical Pharmacy-IV) (Lab.) 1
Pharmaceutics-XVIII (Pharmaceutical Technology-I) (Th.)
3 710 Pharmaceutics-XVIII  (Pharmaceutical Technology-II) (Th.) 3
Pharmaceutics-XVIII  (Pharmaceutical Technology-I) (Lab.)
1 712 Pharmaceutics-XVIII  (Pharmaceutical Technology-Lab-II) 1
Pharmaceutics-XIX (Forensic Pharmacy-I) (Th.)
3 714 Pharmaceutics-XIX (Forensic Pharmacy-II) (Th.) 3
Phamaceutics-XX (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing-I) (Th.)
3 716 Phamaceutics-XX (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing-II) (Th.) 3
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