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B.Sc Nursing Vs B.Pharm Vs BPT - Finalise the Best Course For You

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: March 01, 2021 03:59 pm IST

If you are in fix and can’t decide whether to choose BPT or B.Pharm or B.Sc Nursing and read this article below. After going through the comparison drawn below, the decision-making process will become easier for you. 

B.Sc Nursing Vs B.Pharm Vs BPT

With the commencement of new academic sessions all around the nation, students are looking for the best undergraduate programme to pursue. Deciding between courses to choose can be a very tough decision as next 3 to 5 years of one’s life will be invested in the outcome. So, it becomes of utmost important for students to compare their prospective courses well before making a final decision. 

If you are looking to pursue Medical or Allied Health Science courses then this is the comparison you need. A well-researched comparison between B.Sc Nursing, BPT and B.Pharm below will make the process of decision-making easier for you.  

B.Sc Nursing Vs B.Pharm Vs BPT - Major Highlights


B.Sc. Nursing




Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy


4 Years

4 Years

4.5 Years

Minimum Qualification

Class 12

Class 12

Class 12

Duration Flexibility




Course Type

Degree Programme

Degree Programme

Degree Programme


Bachelor of Science



Course Fee

₹20,000 - ₹2,50,000

₹15,000 - ₹1,25,000

INR 1 Lakh to INR 5 Lakh

Salary Package

₹1.5 lakhs - ₹8.5 lakhs per annum

₹2,00,000 - ₹3,00,000 LPA

INR 15,000 per month to INR 5.5 LPA

BPT Vs B.Pharm Vs B.Sc. Nursing - Eligibility Criteria

Depending on an institute’s discretion, the eligibility criteria for these courses can vary highly or be similar. Let us find out which aspects are similar and which not. 



B.Sc. Nursing


Minimum Qualification

Class XII

Class XII/ GNM

Class XII

Compulsory Subjects

Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/ or English

Case 1: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/ or English at XII

Case 2: Commerce/ Arts/ PCM at XII + GNM 

Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics and/ or English



Minimum Age Requirement

17 Years

17 Years

17 Years

Age Limit


35 Years

31 Years

Minimum Percentage Required

45% - 50% (may vary for different institutes)

Job Experience

Not required

Not required (may vary)

Not required

BPT Vs B.Pharm Vs B.Sc. Nursing - Top Entrance Exams

Here is a list of top entrance exams that you can appear in to get admission to BPT or B.Sc Nursing or B.Pharm. 

B.Pharm Entrance Exam

BPT Entrance Exams

B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exams

Get the Full List of B.Pharm Entrance Exams Here.

Get the Full List of BPT Entrance Exams Here.

Get the Full List of B.Sc Nursing Entrance Exams Here.

BPT Vs B.Pharm Vs B.Sc. Nursing - Major Topics Taught

While some of the topics taught in these courses may be somewhat similar, other are highly different from each other. Let’s check it out in detail below. 

Topics syllabus of B.Pharm

Topics syllabus of B.Sc Nursing

Topics syllabus of BPT

  • Biochemistry

  • Pharmacology

  • Biology

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Pharmaceutical Analysis

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Computer Applications

  • Organic Chemistry

  • Advanced Mathematics

  • Pharmacognosy

  • Pharmaceutics

  • Clinical Pharmacy

  • Medicinal Chemistry

  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence Ethics

  • Applied Biochemistry

  • Pharmacology 

  • Adult Health Nursing

  • Pathology

  • Applied Microbiology

  • Nursing Management and Leadership

  • Mental Health Nursing

  • Child Health Nursing

  • Community Health Nursing

  • Obstetrics

  • Gynaecology

  • Midwifery

  • Forensic Nursing

  • Indian Laws

  • Professionalism

  • Integrated Pathophysiology

  • Physiology

  • Pharmacology

  • Anatomy

  • Basic Nursing

  • Pathology 

  • Orientation to Physiotherapy

  • Psychology

  • Exercise Therapy

  • General Medicine

  • General Surgery

  • Electrotherapy

  • Microbiology

  • Allied Therapies

  • Orthopaedics

  • Sports Physiology

  • Traumatology

  • Clinical Observation Posting

  • First Aid and CPR

B.Pharm Vs B.Sc Nursing Vs BPT - Scope of Employment

A comparison between the scope of employment each of these three courses: B.Pharm, BPT and B.Sc Nursing offer can be found below in the table. 



B.Sc Nursing


Employment Areas

  • Orthopaedic Departments

  • Physiotherapy Equipment Manufacturers

  • Health Institutions

  • Health Institutions

  • Defence Medical Establishments

  • Hospitals

  • Fitness Centres

  • Nursing Homes

  • Hospitals

  • Health Institutions

  • Educational Institutes

  • Medical Content Writing

  • Medical Dispensing Store

  • Technical Pharmacy

  • Health Centres

  • Clinical Pharmacy

  • Drug & Food Store

  • Private Clinic

Job Profiles

  • Consultant

  • Osteopath

  • Lecturer

  • Asst Physiotherapist

  • Customer Care Assistant

  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator

  • Researcher 

  • Private Physiotherapist

  • Assistant Nurse

  • Nurse

  • Junior Psychiatric Nurse

  • Nursing Assitant Supervisor

  • Nursing Tutor

  • Ward Nurse

  • Home Care Nurse

  • Infection Control Nurse

  • Research Officer/ Manager

  • Medical Transcriptionist

  • Analytic Chemist

  • Teacher

  • Drug Inspector

  • Professor

  • Drug Therapist

  • Drug Technician

B.Sc Nursing Vs BPT Vs B.Pharm - Top Colleges in India

Given below is a list of top colleges for B.Sc Nursing, B.Pharm and BPT in India. If you wish to apply to any of these colleges without even stepping out of your house, you can simply fill the Common Application Form. Through this, you will be provided with an expert counsellor to guide you during the entire admission process. If you want to avail instant counselling for FREE, try our toll-free number 1800-572-9877.

Top BPT Colleges in India

Top B.Pharm Colleges in India

Top B.Sc Nursing Colleges in India

The Neotia University Kolkata

Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management & Gramothan

Rayat Bahra University (RBU), Mohali

GNA University Phagwara

GLA University, Mathura

Acharya Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangalore

Assam Downtown University Guwahati

Lovely Professional University

G.C.R.G Group of institutions (GCRG), Lucknow

Marwadi University (MU), Rajkot

JSS College of Pharmacy

University of Technology - Sanganer (UOT), Jaipur

People'S University (PU), Bhopal

Bombay College of Pharmacy

T. John Group of Institutions, Bangalore

Shyam Institute of Engineering & Technology (SIET), Dausa

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies (BUEST), Solan

Dolphin PG Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences (DPGIBNS ), Dehradun

Axis Colleges, Kanpur

Sree Sastha Group of Institutions (SSGI), Chennai

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

Apeejay Stya University (ASU), Gurgaon

Apex University, Jaipur

Hope the information and comparison drawn above helped you. 

Good Luck!


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