BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology (BCDAPT) was established in 2006 by BCDA Members Benevolent Trust. It is one of the oldest organizations in the trade of medicines with more than 32,000 members all over Kolkata. The college is situated inside the modern city of Kolkata at 78 Jessore Road, Hridaypur, Barasat city and is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), Kolkata.
BCDAPT, Barasat, West Bengal offers undergraduate courses in the field of pharmacy. The college is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, and Pharmacy Council of India.
The minimum eligibility for admission to B. Pharma course is 10+2 while a D. Pharm degree is required for admission to B. Pharm (Lateral) course. The selection of candidates is through the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE).
As per the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018, the BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology is ranked under the 76 – 100 Rank Band.
|Established / Institute Type||2006/ Private|
|Affiliated To||MAKAUT, Kolkata|
|Approved by||AICTE, PCI|
|Recognized by||Government of West Bengal|
|Courses Offered||B. Pharma, B. Pharm (Lateral)|
|Admission Criteria||Merit-based through WBJEE|
|Top Recruiters||RANBAXY, CTS, Pfizer, CIPLA, LUPIN, ALKEM, Cadila, Biocon, ABBOTT, SUN|
|Facilities available||Labs, Library, Workshops, Medical, and Sports facility, Transportation|
BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology offers B. Pharma and B.Pharm (Lateral) course and the details of the courses are tabulated below:
|Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharma)||Duration: 4 years|
Eligibility: Must have scored at least 30% aggregate marks in 10+2 from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Maths / Biology as mandatory subjects.
|B. Pharm (Lateral Entry)||Duration: 3 years|
Eligibility: Must have cleared D. Pharma with at least 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized college or its equivalent
BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology accepts offline applications for admission of candidates for which selection is done on the basis of the cut–off in WBJEE examination prepared by the authorities. The college follows the admission guidelines laid by AICTE and MAKAUT, Kolkata.
|Round 1||B. Pharma||2480 – 19746||20862 - 33340||3270 – 6454|
|Round 2||B. Pharma||4343 – 30009||33340 - 46094||3270 – 8104|
|Round 3||B. Pharma||4343 – 31109||3340 – 50434||3270 – 8385|
On average, more than 20 pharmaceutical companies visited the BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology for recruitment. In 2019, the highest package offered was INR 3,00,000 and the lowest package was INR 50,000.
The most frequent recruiters of the college are RANBAXY, CTS, Pfizer, CIPLA, LUPIN, ALKEM, Cadila, Biocon, ABBOTT, SUN, HIMALAYA, Intas Escan, etc.
BCDA College of Pharmacy and Technology offers various scholarships to meritorious students as well as those in need. Some of the scholarships are:
BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology offers certain facilities to facilitate the requirements of the students as well as lecturers of the college.
BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology is proud to have experienced faculty members who are working very hard for student’s development and always available to help them in any case. Even remedial classes are conducted by faculty members for weak students. Different methods of teaching are adopted to make topics clear like PowerPoint presentations, digital classes, spaced learning, and collaborative learning.
Ques. What are the minimum and maximum age required to apply for Pharmacy programs offered at BDCA College of Pharmacy and Technology?
Ans. The minimum age required for admission to the Pharmacy course offered at BDCA College of Pharmacy and Technology is 17 years. However, there is no age restriction on the upper age limit.
Ques. What is the selection procedure of BDCA College of Pharmacy and Technology?
Ans. The selection in the pharmacy course offered at BDCA College of Pharmacy and Technology will be done on the basis of the cut-off in the WBJEE state level examination. Moreover, the admission guidelines of MAKAUT will be followed.
Ques. What is the fee for the B.Pharma and B. Pharm (Lateral) course offered at BDCA College of Pharmacy and Technology?
Ans. The total Fee for the B. Pharma course of BDCA College of Pharmacy and Technology is INR 3.57 lakhs and for B. Pharm (Lateral) program is INR 3 lakhs.
Ques. What is the total intake of BDA College of Pharmacy & Technology?
Ans. The total intake of BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology in its B. Pharma and B. Pharm (Lateral Entry) is 120 seats.
Ques. Does BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology organize seminars?
Ans. Yes. BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology organizes various national seminars annually at the campus. The themes are based on awareness and prevention of various diseases and health issues.