Mission and Vision

Chairman’s Message

Pharmacy is a noble and life-saving profession and Pharm-D is undoubtedly a prestigious and globally-accepted professional qualification for license of pharmacy practice anywhere in the world.

By the grace of Allah Almighty, our Pharm-D program is recognized by the Pharmacy Council and the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (I, on behalf the Department, would express my sincere gratitude to the PCP, the HEC, and the University of Swabi team, esp. our Hon. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Imtiaz Ali Khan, for the concern they showed, the expertise they shared, the time they spared and the energy they spent in the best interests of the students and the society).

We believe that pharmacy education and practice must go hand in hand. We also believe in inter-disciplinary integration with other relevant professions and collaboration with other institutions and policy makers, both nationally and internationally, to provide our students an opportunity to build their skills, broaden their horizons and prepare for an exciting career in pharmacy.  For this purpose, the department has already signed MOUs with different universities, hospitals and pharmaceutical industries, for professional training and research projects, both at graduate and postgraduate levels and this linkage will be expanded with the passage of time.

As mentioned in the scope and career, our graduates get a broad spectrum of job opportunities in health and allied sectors; I, personally, would strongly encourage our graduates to be entrepreneurs and business leaders in the field and be employers rather than employees.

As a profession, Pharmacy is as rewarding as it is challenging and demanding. So, if you are ready to accept the challenge, curious and committed to acquire and apply the knowledge and skills, to be part of the healthcare team and want to contribute to the community, the doors of the Dept. of Pharmacy are open for you. Join and help us in our commitment to achieve our goals of giving our nation and the world qualified, competent and responsible Pharmacy professionals and scholars who bring pride to the institution, the profession and the nation.

We welcome you and wish you this entire journey enjoyable and rewarding.



Prof. Dr. M. Junaid


Dept. of Pharmacy, Univ. of Swabi, Pakistan




To be one of the most prestigious Pharmacy institutes, enjoying national and international recognition for its quality education and community service.



We, at the Department of Pharmacy, are committed to produce professionally competent, legally qualified and socially responsible Pharmacy graduates and scholars through world-class education, training and innovation.



Merit, competence, commitment, professionalism, unity, smart work, self-sustainability and social responsibility



Pharmacy, being a healthcare profession, is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of drugs. Being a relatively new and evolving healthcare profession, the scope of pharmacy practice varies from traditional role of compounding to the modern services of reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information and clinical services. As a multidisciplinary profession, it has the potential to play a pivotal role and bring about revolutionary changes all the way from the drug development at the bench side up to the alleviation of diseases at the bedside.

Being experts on drug therapy, Pharmacists are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. Pharmacy graduates have a wide choice of opportunities in Pakistan and abroad. Both nationally and internationally, our degrees are recognized, and our professional graduates are welcomed anywhere in the world. Various fields are open for pharmacists based on individual interest. Our graduates can serve in various capacities in health and allied sectors both nationally and internationally. These include:

  • In academia as faculty members
  • In the Ministry of Health, as drug inspectors, drug controllers, drug analysts, hospital pharmacists, pharmacy managers, and clinical pharmacists.
  • In pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, as plant managers, production managers and quality assurance/ control managers.
  • In Research and Development organizations as researchers.
  • In pharmaceutical business as business leaders and entrepreneurs.

We believe in mutual cooperation in both education and innovation, and consider collaboration and interdisciplinary integration with other professions and organizations necessary. For this purpose, we are focusing on linkages with healthcare institutions, pharma industries and other universities and this linkage will be expanded with the passage of time. The Department already maintains close liaisons with some hospitals and pharmaceutical companies to facilitate our graduates seeking training and employment.



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