Pharmacists who are also known as chemists are the health experts who study pharmacy, the field of health science which focuses on safe and effective use of medicines. Pharmacists are familiar with ingredients, interactions and cautions of any medication. They also fill prescriptions for the patients.
- Community pharmacist
- Hospital pharmacist
- Research scientist (medical)
- Clinical research associate
- Higher education lecturer
- Medical sales representative
- Product/process development scientist
- Regulatory affairs officer
- Research scientist (life sciences)
- Science writer
12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board.
- Communication Skills - Interpersonal Skills - Leadership Skills - Analytical Skills - A good memory - Scientific Aptitude - Counseling Skills
Courses to be pursued
- Diploma in Pharmacy
- B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
- Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy)
Address: Mehrauli - Badarpur Road, Near Batra Hospital, Hamdard Nagar, Delhi 110062
Phone: 011 2605 9688
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Address: Sector 67, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 160062
Pharmacists play an important role in today’s world so we have the facility of a chemist everywhere like schools, military and government. Many pharmacists work all day and full time, although about 1 in 5 might work part time because majority chemists are open at all hours whether its day, night or weekends.
Cadila Pharmaceutical Limited
Address: D1011, New Friends Colony, New Delhi-110001
Phone: 011 2632 8214
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Address: KLJ Complex- 2, Najafgarh Rd, Block C, Industrial Area, New Delhi-110015
Phone: 088605 25203
Alexander Flemming has an excellence in medical and chemical research and he also researched drugs with antiseptic properties after seeing many deaths of soldiers due to sepsis during World War 1. His major contribution to the world of pharmacy is the discovery of penicillin.
John Pemberton is the inventor of the most popular drink till date, Coca Cola to counteract his own addiction of morphine. Earlier, this drink had alcohol which is known as kola nut and damiana and was sold as a Pemberton’s French Wine Cola.