Course branch: Pharmaceutical sciences
Duration: 2 years
Course type: Graduation
Examination type: Semester
Outline of the course:
Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)
Diploma in Pharmacy is a full-time 2 year course which deals with the study of pharmaceutical sciences. The qualification required for this course is 10+2 / 12th standard/ PUC. It aims at training the students with skills, knowledge and competencies required by the pharmaceutical branch of science. This line of work is both satisfying and lucrative in nature.
Who can apply?
It is mandatory for the candidate to complete 10+2 or 2nd PUC with Physics, Chemistry, Maths or Biology as mainstream subjects from any acknowledged board.
An aggregate of 50% is mandatory. (45% for SC/ST/OBCs)
Some of the colleges acknowledge the students who have successfully cleared entrance exams of pharmacy like graduate pharmacy aptitude test (GPAT), JEE Pharmacy UPSEE, CPMT, PMET and so on.
However in some universities it is obligatory to pass an additional entrance examination conducted by the university/college.
Duration of the course:
This full-time diploma course spans for 2 years.
Diploma in Pharmacy includes 4 semesters
This vocation requires hands on training experience of the pharmaceutical skills hence correspondence mode of education is not an option.
D. Pharm. Entrance Exam:
Paramedical Entrance Competitive Examination Jharkhand
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination [UPSEE]
Delhi Common Entrance Test (Delhi CET)
Directorate of Medical Education Training Odisha
1st year programme of study:
Pharmaceutical chemistry I
Human anatomy physiology
Biochemistry clinical pathology
Health education and community pharmacy
2nd year programme of study:
Pharmaceutical chemistry II
Hospital clinical pharmacy
Drug store business management