Department of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka founded in 1964. It is the first and foremost institution providing pharmacy education in Bangladesh. Approximately 90 percent of the Bangladeshi pharmacists working home and abroad are graduates of the University of Dhaka. With the ever-increasing demand and timeliness of this noble profession, the department has been raised to a full-fledged faculty in 1995 owing to the tireless efforts of its faculty members, researchers and scholars. Recognized as the most innovative institution for pharmacy education in the nation, the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Dhaka has been serving as a model for other progressive pharmacy departments, particularly in public and private sectors throughout the country.

In 1996 the three year B. Pharm (Hons) was converted to four year. Then in 2010 again the course was changed to Five year professional course emphasizing on clinical subjects.The faculty has now an annual average of approximately 350 full-time students in the five year Bachelor of Pharmacy Professional program conducted under the Department of Pharmacy.

Pharmacy is a dynamic and fast growing profession all over the world including Bangladesh. Because of its enormous contribution to our health-care system, “Pharmacy” has always been a high priority choice to the students coming for university education.

With the advent of new information and cutting-edge technologies, the curriculum of the Department of Pharmacy is timely and continually modernized to cope up with the radical advances in pharmacy profession.