1.1 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. The scope of Pharmacy practice includes more
traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications,
and it also includes more modern services related to patient care,
including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and
efficacy, and providing drug information.
1.2 The significance of Pharmacy profession and the role of
Pharmacists in uplifting health care system have been well
established and acknowledged all over the world. The Pharmacy
profession is well known as a “Life Saving Profession”. The major
emphasis of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the developing
countries is to provide prompt and economical means for caring human
health. This noble task can not be achieved with out Pharmacists
because they are the only ones who know about drugs and related
1.3 Department of Pharmacy was established in 1980 and due to high
demand of its graduates; it is one of the most sought after
discipline. It is very well staffed and equipped. Due to its high
standard it is recognized by Pakistan Council of Pharmacy.
2.1 To prepare professional and focused pharmacists for the
provision of high level pharmacy services in a range of services.
2.2 To provide an opportunity to students to acquire specialized
knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice.
2.3 To provide qualified and focused professionals in the subject of
pharmacy to meet the needs of health care system, clinical pharmacy,
industry and society.
2.4 To prepare researchers to meet the needs of industry and
research organization as community pharmacist, science and
2.5 To impart knowledge of major disciplines of pharmacy, enabling
the students to understand the principles of organization and
inter-relationship in health with particular references to pharmacy.
2.6 To teach different methods for exploration, investigation,
organization formulation of data and its utilization in practical
life, particularly in health field.
2.7 To equip students with knowledge and skill for better planning
and management of Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Community
Pharmacy and Health Medicine.
2.8 To provide education programs, which encourage students to think
creatively Medical Sales Officer, Medical Sales Representative etc.
3. Vocational Job Opportunities/Marketability of Graduates
3.1 Hospital Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist
3.2 Retail Pharmacist, Community Pharmacist
3.3 Production Pharmacist, Manager Quality Control
3.4 Sale Promotion Officer, Sale Manager, Marketing Director
3.5 Educational Institutes and research
3.6 Drug Inspector, Assistants Drugs Controller, Drugs Analyst