Pharmacy is one of the professional courses under health sciences, that links the health sciences with chemical sciences and it is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. This profession has high demand in Western countries as well as in developing countries. Pharmacists have appreciable employment opportunities in India and abroad. Government of India has well invested in the field of Pharmacy.
More than 20,000 pharmaceutical industries are operational in India employing more than 1.5 million people across. Biotechnological Research has added a dynamic potential to the work of pharmacists.
A Pharmacist can work in the Following positions:
- Hospital Pharmacist
- Retail Pharmacist
- Medical representatives
- Industrial Pharmacists
- Officers in Drug Control administration
- Research scientists in R&D
- Analytical Research scientist