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1 Year of commencement 1994-BPharm

2000-MPharm Industrial Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Care)

2010 PharmD (Post Baccalaureate)

2 Duration of Course

4 years

(8 Semesters)

MPharm - 2 years (4 Semesters)/PharmD (PB) - 3 years (4 semesters + 1 year resedency training or internship); PhD - 3 years (Full time student)

3 Total Credits 152-BPharm

MPharm (Industrial Pharmacy) - 56

MPharm (Pharmceutical Care) - 60

PharmD, Post Baccalaureate - 62

4 Pharmacists Produced upto 2016 434 - BPharm

190-MPharm

26 - PharmD (Post Baccalaureate)

PhD Produced upto 2016
02
5 Current strength BPharm MPharm
 

BPharm (Year 1)

60
-
 

BPharm (Year 2)

54
-
 

BPharm (Year 3)

60
-
 

BPharm (Year 4)

55
-
 

MPharm (Year 1)

-
28
 

MPharm (Year 2)

-
15
 

PharmD PB (Yr 1)

 
-
 

PharmD PB (Yr 2)

 
-
 

PharmD PB (Yr 3)

 
-
 

PhD students

 
01
  Total (273)
229
44
6 Allocation of time (%) for BPharm  
 

Lectures

50.21%
 

Practicals

29.11%
 

Tutorials

17.30%
 

Projects/Seminars (2nd & 8th Semesters)

3.38 % (15% - 2nd semester & 29.41% - 8th Semester)
7 Structure & % weightage for BPharm  
 

Basic sciences (Foundation courses)

22.00%
 

Professional subjects (Chemistry)

26.66%
 

Professional subjects (Clinical oriented)

28.00%
 

Professional subjects (Industrial Pharmacy oriented)

11.33%
 

Management & Engineering Sciences (Industrial)

11.33%
8 Curriculum structured by: Educationists, Industrialists and Administrators through Subject Committee in Pharmacy
9 Training Programs
Clinical & Industrial experience.
10 Faculty Cadres
 

Regular Staff

11 (Pharmacy Dept.)
18 (Sister Depts.)
 

Professors

1
 

Associate Professors

0
5
 

Assistant Professors

5
5
 

Lecturers

7
8
 

Full time Faculty

1

 
 

Visiting faculty

5
-
 

Graduate teaching assistant

0
-
 

Research assistant (Full time)

0
-
  Total (70)
19
18
11 Facilities  
  11.1 Curricular  
 

Lecture Hall

4
 

Seminar Room

1
 

Laboratory

10
 

Research Laboratory

5
 

Laboratory of basic and engineering sciences

4
 

Library, computer and internet facility

Centralized and departmental (Separate computer lab for BPharm & MPharm students)
  11.2 Co-curricular  
 

Common

Kathmandu University International Centre (KUIC), Staff quarter, Social house, Music, Hostels, Fitness centre, Canteen & Playgrounds
 

Medical facility

Kathmandu University Teaching Hospital, Dhulikhel.
12 Type of institution
Self-financed & not for profit making university by act of parliament
13 Funding  
 

Primary

Tuition fees & Fund raising
 

Secondary

Government & Non-government agencies
14 Research funds resources
KU, UGC, NHRC, WHO, Wellcome Trust, Nepal Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Shimadzu (Singapore), IFS, FIP & NRF
15 Accreditation

Nepal Pharmacy Council (NPC) has accredited BPharm Program run by the department for the annual intake of 60 students.

16 QIP-Faculty development program
7 pharmacy faculty derived benefit as of date.
17

New program - PharmD (Post Baccalaurate) & PhD

PharmD (Post Baccalaurate) has been launched from September 2010.

Launched in 2004 after successful completion of Pre-PhD (2003-2004)

18 New Pharmacy Block - Block 12
Inaugurated and occupied in May 2004 (Building area =1506 sq. meter.
19 Industry - Academia Linkage

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Department of Pharmacy, Kathmandu University and Nepal Pharmaceutical Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Birgunj, Nepal at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu on 16th August 2005 to begin and bolster academia and private sector collaboration for technological development of the nation.

Shimadzu - Kathmandu University (KU) Education Centre for Pharma Professionals was officially inaugurated amidst a function here at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel by Professor Suresh Raj Sharma, Vice Chancellor of KU and Mr. T. Kishida, Managing Director of Shimadzu (Asia Pacific). The centre is established with an objective of developing human resources for pharmaceutical analysis, other chemical analysis as well as increasing quality testing capabilities of various chemicals, food, water etc. Shimadzu has provided a full configuration HPLC (Prominence UFLC system) and a GC (GC - 2014 system) to begin with and Shimadzu plans to develop this centre gradually. This centre will also be training centre for all SAARC countries in due course of time.

Department also has linkage between Deurali-Janta Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu and Simca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu.

20
Bioavailability
&
Bioequivalence Research Lab
Bioavailability & Bioequivalence Research Lab is established in the department in collaboration with Nepal Pharmaceutical Lab (Pvt.) Ltd., Birgunj, Nepal.
21
Shimadzu - Kathmandu University (KU) Education Centre for Pharma Professionals
Shimadzu - Kathmandu University (KU) Education Centre for Pharma Professionals is established in Department of Pharmacy. Shimadzu has provided a full configuration HPLC (Prominence UFLC system) and a GC (GC - 2014 system) to begin with and Shimadzu plans to develop this centre gradually. This centre will also be training centre for all SAARC countries in due course of time.
22 Important Events
  • Model Pharmacy-Health Care Center was inaugurated at 2.00 pm on 16th March 05 in Block 12 (Pharmacy Block).
  • Department of Pharmacy-Health Awareness Meet (HAM) started from 25th September 2005 (World Heart Day).
  • Forum for Pharmacy (FoP), Kathmandu University, Nepal had organized 6th Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Symposium (APPS), which was held in 2007.
  • Inauguration of Bioavailability and Bioequivalence lab in the department sponsored by Nepal Pharmaceutical Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Birgunj.
  • Inauguration of Shimadzu – Kathmandu University Education Centre for Pharma Professionals at Department of Pharmacy, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel Nepal on 24 December 2007.
23 Future Plan Consultancy/Additional specialization in MPharm like Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis & etc/Manufacture of IV fluid for teaching hospitals.
24 Website www.ku.edu.np/pharmacy
25 Contact us  
 

Mailing address

Department of Pharmacy, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal
G. P. O Box 6250 (Kathmandu)
 

Telephone

00977-11-661399 / 661511 / 663188
 

Fax

00977-11-661443
 

Email

pharmacy@ku.edu.np
 
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